James Chamberlain is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Mississippi State University. His dissertation, Undoing Work, Rethinking Community, was published in 2020. It explores some of the normative and theoretical questions around the topic of work. 

James has also co-edited a forthcoming volume (with Albena Azmanova) exploring a series of critical debates about capitalism titled, Capitalism, Socialism, Democracy: Critical Debates. He and Azmanova have also founded a new open access journal called Emancipations.

What We Talked About

James Chamberlain, Undoing Work, Rethinking Community: A Critique of the Social Function of Work (IRL Press, 2020).

Chamberlain, “Post-Workers of the World Unite,” Public Seminar (Dec. 6 2019).

Chamberlain, “COVID-19 and the Work Society,” Critical Times (April 30, 2020).

Isabelle Stengers, In Catastrophic Times: Resisting the Coming Barbarism (Open Humanities Press, 2015).