World politics, critical realism and the future of humanity: an interview with Heikki Patomaki, Part 1

Heikki Patomäki, Jamie Morgan

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In Part 1 of this wide-ranging interview Heikki Patomaki discusses his early work and career up to the Global Financial Crisis. He provides comment on his role as a public intellectual and activist, his diverse academic interests and influences, and the many and varied ways he has contributed to critical realism and critical realism has influenced his work. In Part 2 he discusses his later work, the predicament of humanity and the role of futures studies.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of critical realism.
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)562-603
Number of pages42
Publication statusPublished - 27 May 2023
MoE publication typeB1 Journal article

Fields of Science

  • 5172 Global Politics
  • Heikki Patomaki
  • World Social Forum
  • Critical realism
  • Financialization
  • World politics

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