By Martin Gilbert
This booklet contends that anarchist notion and motion have every now and then absolutely proficient specialist social paintings. The introductory essay, by means of Martin Gilbert, outlines a few rules within the literature of radical social paintings, suggesting that the occupation has had an intensive culture underlying its elements of oppressive social keep watch over. inside that culture, he contends that anarchists have made an important, if hidden, contribution.
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Extra info for Anarchists in Social Work: Known to the Authorities (2nd Edition)
It was estimated by Robert Owen the 'Father of British Socialism" in one of his innumerable philanthropic reports to Parliament, that Afro-American slaves in the American deep south, enjoyed better working conditions than industrial workers in the nineteenth century factories of Lancashire. From the sewers of poverty to the liberal consciences of the rich and middle classes, came philanthropy, the reduction of working hours, and the systematic organisation of welfare provision, notably the Charity Organisation Society, 1890s Octavia Hill, and hand outs to the 'deserving poor' to be distinguished from the 'feckless, 'Workshy', and 'ne'er do wells'.
They tend to be conscious of the fact that within political organisation is the State in embryo, and that organisation must reflect its ideology. It is a living process, or sentence, not a Party Card. The structures of political power, coercion, law, military, media, money, propaganda maintain power and privilege. State Class and Capital are indivisible. Anarchists are the natural enemy of dominance behaviour and psychology. The machine of conquest manifests in IT, technology, in the Work House, The Factory, The Military Barracks, The Bureaucracy, the enslavement of The Military Killing Machine, the machine of Plato's Republic, the first prototype of the modern state, where the cardinal rule was that people must be incapable of thinking for themselves.
The structural organisation was financially supported by some grants, and living out of a common purse, £1 a week pocket money, and half an ounce of tobacco and papers if you smoked. Fish, meat, fruit and vegetables were 'conned' from Billingsgate, Covent Garden and Smithfields markets. Donations and cast-off clothing were always plentiful, plus tea, soup and a smile. ' A fair question. He believed in plain speaking. My radical middle-class pretensions were constantly challenged and sometimes it was formidable and dangerous.
Anarchists in Social Work: Known to the Authorities (2nd Edition) by Martin Gilbert