2004, James Bowen, Jonathan Purkis, editors, Changing Cnarchism: Anarchist Theory and Practice in a Global Age, Manchester University Press, ↑ISBN, page 2:
Amidst the uncertainties of globalisation and its culture of consumerism, people chance upon discourages of resistance: the accessible practicality of Colin Ward; the gentle reason of Noam Chomsky; the challenge of the anticivilisational critique of John Zerzan; and the enduring appeal of the Situationist International.
2011, Bashir Abu-Manneh, chapter 1, in Fiction of the New Statesman, 1913-1939, Lexington Books, ↑ISBN, page 5:
This conception of socialism was, as Sheila Rowbotham states, “congenitally vague. . . . it combined its vision of how the world should be with the struggle against exploitation”; it was antiutilitarian, (predominately) anti‐industrial, and anticivilisational, seeking to challenge and resist capitalism through a vision of comradeship, “a personal culture of everyday life,” and (sometimes) of a “non‐parasitic living, simplification of life, the liberation of women and respect for animals.”