Anarchy 60

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Contents of No. 60

February 1966


Narcotic addiction and the Brain Committee Report A Physician 33
Synanon and anarchy Arnold Pressman 40
Peckham recollected C.W. 52
Peckham as a laboratory of anarchy A comparative anthology 56
A Peckham testament John Hewetson 61
Cover by Rufus Segar  


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The other books about the Peckham Health Centre are all out of print, but we frequently come across second-hand copies of “The Case for Action” by Pearse and Scott Williamson, “Biologists in Search of Material” by Scott Williamson and Pearse, “The Peckham Experiment” by Pearse and Crocker, and “Health the Unknown” by John Comerford. Send us your enquiries for these and other out of print books. We can also supply any book in print. John Hewetson’s “Ill-Health, Poverty and the State” is still available at 2s. 6d.

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Other issues of ANARCHY

VOLUME 1, 1961: 1. Sex-and-Violence, Galbraith*; 2. Workers’ control†; 3. What does anarchism mean today?; 4. Deinstitutionalisation; 5. Spain 1936†; 6. Cinema†; 7. Adventure playgrounds†; 8. Anthropology; 9. Prison; 10. MacInnes, Industrial decentralisation.

VOLUME 2, 1962: 11. Paul Goodman, A. S. Neill; 12. Who are the anarchists?; 13. Direct action*; 14. Disobedience*; 15. The work of David Wills; 16. Ethics of anarchism, Africa; 17. Towards a lumpenproletariat; 18. Comprehensive schools; 19. Theatre: anger and anarchy; 20. Non-violence, Freud; 21. Secondary modern; 22. Cranston’s dialogue on anarchy.

VOLUME 3, 1963: 23. Housing, squatters, do-it-yourself; 24. Community of Scholars; 25. Technology, cybernetics; 26. CND, Salesmanship, Thoreau; 27. Youth; 28. The future of anarchism; 29. The Spies for Peace Story; 30. The community workshop; 31. Self-organising systems, Beatniks, the State; 32. Crime; 33. Alex Comfort’s anarchism†; 34. Science fiction, Workless teens.

VOLUME 4, 1964: 35. House and home; 36. Arms of the law; 37. Why I won’t vote; 38. Nottingham*; 39. Homer Lane; 40. Unions and workers’ control; 41. The land; 42. Indian anarchism; 43. Parents and teachers; 44. Transport; 45. Anarchism and Greek thought; 46. Anarchism and the historians.

VOLUME 5, 1965: 47. Towards freedom in work; 48. Lord of the flies; 49. Automation; 50. The anarchist outlook; 51. Blues, R’n’b, Pop, Folk; 52. Limits of pacifism; 53. After school; 54. Buber, Landauer, Muhsam; 55. Mutual aid; 56. Women; 57. Law; 58. Stateless societies, homelessness.

PLEASE NOTE: Issues 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 13, 14, 33 and 38 are out of print.


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