Kevin B. Anderson

Professor of Sociology, Political Science, and Feminist Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

[Persian] Foucault and the Iranian Revolution

This article by Janet Afary and me, entitled ““The Seductions of Islamism: Revisiting Foucault and the Iranian Revolution,” New Politics (Summer 2004)   has just been translated into Persian by Aydin Zarf and published in Problematicaa (Tehran), Feb. 11, 2015.  The original English version is HERE. PDF Download

[Spanish] Los asesinatos de París en un contexto global

This article was translated into Spanish by José Demócrito Pérez-Ardá and published in Marxismo Critico. The original, entitled “The Paris Assassinations in Global Context,” was published in the International Marxist-Humanist (Jan. 12, 2015) and can be accessed HERE.  The Spanish translation can be accessed HERE.

[Persian] The Paris Assassinations in Global Context

Summary: This article was translated into Persian by Mehrdad Emami and published in Critique of Political Economy. The original, entitled “The Paris Assassinations in Global Context,” was published in the International Marxist-Humanist, January 12, 2015. The Persian translation can be accessed HERE.

The Paris Assassinations in Global Context – Kevin Anderson

Originally appeared in The International Marxist-Humanist on January 12, 2015.

Two hundred years ago, the German philosopher Hegel wrote of the dehumanization that occurred during the Great Terror that followed the French Revolution of 1789 as a form of “death that achieves nothing, embraces nothing within its grasp; it is thus the most cold-blooded and meaningless death of all, with no more significance than cleaving a head of cabbage or swallowing a draught of water.”

Ferguson Protests Place American Civilization on Trial: A Symposium – by David Black, Kevin Anderson, Richard Abernethy, Dan Beltaigne, Antony H., and Remah Sufi

Introduction The mass outpourings in the USA protesting the growing epidemic of police murders of Black youth have exposed, more than ever, the great divides in American society. Whilst people of color in the US feel ever more threatened and angered by a gendarmerie newly-militarized with deadly hardware surplus from overseas wars, the supporters of […]

[Chinese Translation] On Hegel and the Rise of Social Theory: A Critical Appreciation of Herbert Marcuse’s Reason and Revolution, Fifty Years Later

This article was translated into Chinese and published in Research on Marxist Aesthetics (Shanghai Jiao Tong University). The original was published in Sociological Theory 11:3 (November 1993) and can be accessed HERE. The Chinese translation can be accessed HERE.

[Japanese] Lenin’s Encounter with Hegel after 80

This article first appeared in English in Science & Society, Vol. 59, No. 3 (1995) and can be accessed here. The Japanese version, published in the Tokyo Gramsci Society Bulletin, No. 59 (2014) PDF

Ukraine : Aspirations démocratiques et rivalités inter-impérialistes

This article was translated into French and published in Avanti: site animé par des marxistes révolutionnaires (Belgium). The original, entitled “Ukraine: Democratic Aspirations 
and Inter-Imperialist Rivalry,” was published in New Politics 15:1 (Summer 2014) and can be accessed HERE. The French translation can be accessed HERE.

On Gilbert Achcar’s Marxist Analysis of the Arab Uprising

Originally appeared in Marx & Philosophy Review of Books.

Review of Gilbert Achcar’s The People Want: A Radical Exploration of the Arab Uprising, a book that uncovers its economic and political underpinnings, while also offering a critique of crude forms of anti-imperialism.

Ucrania: Aspiraciones democráticas y rivalidad interimperialista

This article was translated into Spanish and published in Viento Sur (Spain). The original, entitled “Ukraine: Democratic Aspirations 
and Inter-imperialist Rivalry,” was published in New Politics 15:1 (Summer 2014) and can be accessed HERE. The Spanish translation can be accessed HERE.