Distinguished Professor of Sociology,
Courtesy Appointments in Feminist Studies and Political Science.

University of California, Santa Barbara

 

Photo credit: Guimaraes São Paulo

ABOUT DR. ANDERSON

Kevin B. Anderson is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, with courtesy appointments in Feminist Studies and Political Science. He is the author of Lenin, Hegel, and Western Marxism (1995), Foucault and the Iranian Revolution (with Janet Afary, 2005), and Marx at the Margins (2010/2016). Among his edited volumes are the Rosa Luxemburg Reader (with Peter Hudis, 2004) and the Dunayevskaya-Marcuse-Fromm Correspondence (with Russell Rockwell, 2012).  He writes regularly for New Politics, The International Marxist-Humanist, and Jacobin on Marxism and on international politics and radical movements in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East.

LATEST ARTICLES

Revisiting Marx on Race, Capitalism, and Revolution

Did Karl Marx have a theory of race and capitalism? Not exactly, but he theorized on these issues [...]
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The January 6 Insurrection: Historical and Global Contexts

General Winfield Scott is best known as the leader of the U.S. military during the imperialist Mexican War, [...]
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On the 150th Anniversary of the Paris Commune: Marx, Gender, and the Alternative to Capitalism in 1871, 1844, and Today

This year, as we mark the 150th anniversary of the Paris Commune of 1871, the question arises as [...]
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Kenosha Trial Gives Fascists Open Season on Black Lives Matter and the Left

It is getting closer to midnight in the United States. The November 19 Kenosha verdict is a racist, [...]
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Afghanistan – Don’t Look Away: A Crisis for the Whole of Humanity

The defeat of the U.S. and the seizure of power by the Taliban mark a real turning point. [...]
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Paul Mason’s Socialist Humanist Manifesto

Public intellectuals of the Left usually expend their time and energy on anti-imperialism, anti-militarism, anti-racism, and less frequently, [...]
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The new translation into Tamil of Marx at the Margins

The new translation into Tamil of Marx at the Margins is now available. Tamil Nadu, India: New Century [...]
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The Last Years of Karl Marx: A Conversation between Marcello Musto, Kevin B. Anderson, Himani Banerji & David N. Smith

A BSA Social Theory Study Group Event, 25 October 2021  
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Portuguese (Brazil) edition of Marx at the Margins

Marx nas margens nacionalismo, etnias e sociedades não ocidentais [ ESTE LIVRO ENCONTRA-SE EM PRÉ-VENDA E ESTARÁ DISPONÍVEL A [...]
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Scholars of Distinction

Sociologist and historian are named 2019 Fellows of the American Council of Learned Societies By Jim Logan Thursday, [...]
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Haluk Yurtsever, “Hegel ve Lenin Üzerine Kışkırtıcı Düşünceler [Thought Provoking Claims on Hegel and Lenin]”

(Turkish) Haluk Yurtsever, “Hegel ve Lenin Üzerine Kışkırtıcı Düşünceler [Thought Provoking Claims on Hegel and Lenin],” Radikal, Istanbul daily [...]
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Didier Epsztajn, “Contre le déterminisme, prendre en compte les contradictions présentes au sein de chaque structure sociale”

Didier Epsztajn, “Contre le déterminisme, prendre en compte les contradictions présentes au sein de chaque structure sociale,” Entre les lignes [...]
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