Geoff Sharp introduces the Issue "The general thrust of the contributions to this issue of Arena Journal is transformation. These articles suggest that the organisation and conduct of social life is now changing in ways that unsettle the basic assumptions that have underpinned the whole epoch of modernity..."
From the Deserts of the Maghreb to the Rivers of the Mashriq
John Hinkson's introduction to Issue 37/38 (2012): Stolen Lands, Broken Cultures: The Settler-Colonial Present
2011: Issue 35/36. Kim Stanley Robinson gives an account of his utopian novels.
2008: Issue 29/30. Desmond Manderson on how the language of 'emergency' is used to suspend legal principles.
2008: Issue 29/30. John Hinkson on the dangers of promoting neo-liberalism as the basis of Aboriginal culture.