Anarchist Studies Network

A PSA Specialist Group for the Study of Anarchism.


ASN members secure £250k research grant from the ESRC. See here

Rowman & Littlefield Int publish two book series by ASN members Saul Newman and Ruth Kinna

Berry, Dave.: 'Change the World Without Taking Power? The Libertarian Communist Tradition in France Today' Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 61:1 2008.

Brincat, Shannon., 'Towards a Social-Relational Dialectic for World Politics', European Journal of International Relations, 2010, printed at Online First (forthcoming)

--- 'Negativity and Open-Endedness in the Dialectic of World Politics', Alternatives: Global, Local, Political, 34(4), 2009, 455-493.

--- 'Reclaiming the Utopian Imaginary for IR Theory', Review of International Studies, 35(3), 2009, 581-609.

Christoyannopoulos, Alexandre 'Bethink Yourselves or You Will Perish: Leo Tolstoy's Voice a Centenary after His Death', Anarchist Studies 18/2 Autumn 2010: 11-18.

---, 'Leo Tolstoy on the State: A Detailed Picture of Tolstoy’s Denunciation of State Violence and Deception', Anarchist Studies 16/1 Spring 2008: 20-47.

--- 'Turning the Other Cheek to Terrorism: Reflections on the Contemporary Significance of Leo Tolstoy’s Exegesis of the Sermon on the Mount', Politics and Religion, 1/1, April 2008: 27-54.

Clark, John. (Selected) 'The Tragedy of Common Sense; Part One: The Power of Myth' in Capitalism Nature Socialism vol. 21, no. 3 (2010):35-54.

---, 'The Tragedy of Common Sense; Part Two: From Ideology to Historical Reality' in Capitalism Nature Socialism(2010)

--- 'Capabilities Theory and the Limits of Liberal Justice: On Nussbaum’s Frontiers of Justice' in Human Rights Review, Volume 10, Issue 4 (2009), pp. 583–604; online here

---, 'The Microecology of Community' [Japanese translation] in Journal of Environmental Thought and Education, Vol. 2 (2008): 135-141.

--, 'On Biehl’s Defense of Bookchin’s Immanent Dialectic' in Capitalism Nature Socialism 20:1 (March, 2009): 125-29.

---, 'Domesticating the Dialectic: A Critique of Bookchin’s Neo-Aristotelianism' in Capitalism Nature Socialism, vol. 19 #1 (March 2008): 51-68.

---, 'Sinners in the Hands of an Angry Metaphor: James Lovelock and the Revenge of Gaia' in Capitalism Nature Socialism, vol. 19 #2 (June 2008):51-68.

---, 'On Being None with Nature: Nargarjuna and the Ecology of Emptiness' in Capitalism Nature Socialism, vol. 19 #4 (December 2008): 6-29.

---, 'A Letter from New Orleans: Reclusian Reflections on an Unnatural Disaster' in Capitalism Nature Socialism vol. 17 #1 (March 2006): 7-18.

---, 'The Gift of Hope: Sarvodaya Shramadana's Good Work' in Capitalism Nature Socialism #62 (2005): 1-9.

---, 'The Microecology of Community' in Capitalism Nature Socialism #60 (2004): 169-179.

---, 'The State of the State' in Capitalism Nature Socialism #54 (2003): 112-119.

---, 'Cornelius Castoriadis: Thinking About Political Theory' in Capitalism Nature Socialism #49 (2002): 67-74.

---, 'A Social Ecology' in 'Capitalism, Nature, Socialism' #31 (1997): 3-33.

---, 'How Wide Is Deep Ecology?' in Inquiry 39 (June 1996): 189-201.

---, 'Taoism and Politics' in The Journal of Chinese Philosophy 10 (March, 1983): 65-87.

---, 'Marx, Bakunin, and the Problem of Social Transformation' in Telos (Winter, 1979-80): 80-97.

---, 'On Anarchism in an Unreal World: Kramnick's View of Godwin and the Anarchists' in The American Political Science Review 69 (March, 1975): 162-67.

---, 'Rejoinder' to 'Comment' by Isaac Kramnick in The American Political Science Review 69 (March, 1975): 169-70.

Davis, Laurence. 'Social Anarchism and Lifestyle Anarchism: An Unhelpful Dichotomy', Anarchist Studies, 18:1, 2010, 62-82.

--- 'History, Politics, and Utopia: Towards a Synthesis of Social Theory and Practice', Journal of Contemporary Thought, Vol.31, Summer 2010, 79-94.

--- 'Morris, Wilde, and Le Guin on Art, Work, and Utopia', Utopian Studies, 20:2, 2009, 213-48. WWW

Franks, Benjamin. 'Postanarchism and Meta-Ethics' in Anarchist Studies, Vol. 16, No. 2 (December 2008), pp.135-53.

--- 'British Anarchisms and the Miners’ Strike', Capital & Class, No. 87 (2005), pp. 227-54.

--- 'Postanarchism: A Critical Assessment', in Journal of Political Ideologies, 12, 2007, 127-145

Gemie, Sharif. 'The Ballad of Bourg-Madame: Memory, Exiles and the Spanish Republican Refugees of the “Retirada”’, International Review of Social History 51 (2006), pp.1-40.

Gemie,Sharif 'The Trial of Fatima : Anarchists, Muslims and the Monde Libertaire, 2003-05', Anarchist Studies 14:1 (2006), pp.9-19

Gemie,Sharif 'Mirbeau and the Politics of Misogyny', Journal of European Studies 31:1 (2001), pp.71-98

Gemie, Sharif 'Anarchism and Feminism; a Historical Survey', Women's History Review 5:3 (1996), pp.417-444

Gemie, Sharif 'Counter-Community: An Aspect of Anarchist Political Culture', Journal of Contemporary History 29 (1994), pp.349-67

Goodwin, Adam 'Evolution and Anarchism in International Relations: The Challenge of Kropotkin’s Biological Ontology' in Millennium – Journal of International Studies 39/2 (2010), pp. 417-437.

--- 'Anarchism and Its Critique of Marxism' in Social Anarchism: A Journal of Theory and Practice #42, (2008-2009).

Gordon, Uri, 'Anarchism Reloaded', Journal of Political Ideologies 12, 2007, pp.29-48

--- 'Αναρχία: What did the Greeks actually say?', Anarchist Studies, 14:1, 2006.

Greenway, Judy, 'After the War' (Editorial) Anarchist Studies, 14:2, 2006.

--- 'No Place For Women? Anti Utopianism and the Utopian Politics of the 1890's', Geografisker Annaler 84 B, 2002, 3-4, pp. 31-39.

--- 'Guest Editorial', Anarchist Studies, 13:2, 2005, pp. 101-103.

--- 'Anarchists, Aliens and Detectives', History Today, December, 2005.

--- Review Article: 'Enemies of the State? Homosexuality in the Nineteenth Century', Anarchist Studies, 13:1, 2005, pp. 90-95.

--- Review Article: 'Charlotte Wilson, Anarchist Essays', Nicolas Walter (ed.), in Anarchist Studies, 12:2, 2004, 181-3.

Grindon, Gavin 'The Notion of Irony in Cultural Activism', in Thamyris/Intersecting: Place, Sex and Race, Special Issue on Cultural Activism, Rodopi, 2008.

--- 'Carnival Against Capital: A Comparison of Bakhtin, Vaneigem and Bey.' in Anarchist Studies 12(2), 2004. Also in Spanish in ‘Anarquismo y antropología: Relaciones e influencias mutuas entre la antropología social y el pensamiento libertario’, Beltrán Roca Martínez (ed.), Madrid: La Malatesta Editorial, 2008.

Heckert,Jamie. 'Relating Differently.' Sexualities, 13(4) pp 403-411. www

--- (2010) 'Anarchist roots & routes.' European Journal of Ecopsychology 1:19-36. WWW

Honeywell, Carissa. 'Utopianism and Anarchism', in the special issue of the Journal of Political Ideologies entitled 'Utopianism and Ideology: Reflections in the Early Twenty-First Century', October, 2007

Kinna, R.E., 'The Relevance of Morris's Utopia', European Legacy, 96, 2004, pp.739-750.

Kinna, R.E., 'The Jacobinism and Patriotism of Ernest Belfort Bax', History of European Ideas, 30(4), 1st December 2004, 463-484,

Kinna, R.E., 'William Morris and the Problem of Englishness', European Journal of Political Theory, 5(1), 1st January 2006, 85-99,

Kinna, R.E., 'Fields of Vision: Kropotkin and Revolutionary Change', Sub Stance, 36(2), 2007, pp. 67-86,

Kinna, R.E., 'The Limits of the Soul of Man Under Socialism', Oscholars, The Soul of Man: Oscar Wilde and Socialism, Special issue, 2010, www

Kinna, R.E., 'Time and Utopia: the gap between Morris and Bax', Journal of William Morris Studies, XV111 (4), July 2010, pp. 36-47,

Levy, Carl. 'A man between two worlds? Palmiro Togliatti and the Italian Communist Party', Twentieth Century Communism, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 171-174.

--- 'Anarchism and Cosmopolitanism', Journal of Political Ideologies,(Special issue on the libertarian tradition edited by Saul Newman, based on our department's seminar series 2009-2010), 2011.

--- 'Social Histories of Anarchism', Journal for the Study of Radicalism, autumn 2010 (2 issues of this journal will be on anarchism).

--- 'Into the Zone: The European Union and Extra-territorial Processing of Migrants, Refugees and Asylum Seekers (Theories and Practice), Refugee Survey Quarterly, (edited by UNHCR and OUP) autumn 2010.

--- 'Frustrated of Islington', Contemporary European History, Vol. 18, no. 1, 2009, pp. 413-416

Luck, Simon. 'Appropriation et transgression d'une norme institutionnelle: le cas de l'abstentionnisme électoral à la Fédération anarchiste' Politix, vol. 23, no. 92, 2010, pp. 143-160.

--- and Pereira, Irène. 'Les femmes dans les organisations anarchistes', Réfractions, no. 24, 2010, p. 97-106.

Newman, Saul (2011) (forthcoming) ‘Postanarchism and Space: revolutionary fantasies and autonomous zones’, Planning Theory.

---, (2010) ‘The Horizon of Anarchy: Anarchism and contemporary radical thought’, Theory & Event, 13: 2

---, (2010) ‘Postanarchism and Power’, Journal of Power, 3:2.

---, (2008) ‘Connolly’s Democratic Pluralism and the Question of State Sovereignty’, British Journal of Politics and International Relations, Vol. 10, No.2

---, (2007) ‘Anarchism, Poststructuralism and the Future of Radical Politics’, SubStance #13 Vol. 36/2.

---, (2006) ‘War, Politics, Race: Reflections on Violence in the ‘War on Terror’ (with Michael Levine), Theoria, 110 (August)

---, (2006) ‘Sacred Cows and The Changing Face of Discourse on Terrorism: Cranking it Up a Notch’ (with Michael Levine) International Journal of Human Rights, Vol. 10/4

---, (2005) ‘Stirner e Foucault: em direcao a uma liberdade pos-kantiana’, Verve. Vol. 7.

---, (2004) ‘The Place of Power in Political Discourse’, International Political Science Review Vol. 25/2.

---, (2004) ‘New Reflections on the Theory of Power: a Lacanian Perspective’, Contemporary Political Theory Vol. 3/2.

---, (2004): ‘Anarchism, Marxism and the Bonapartist State’, Anarchist Studies. Vol. 12/1.

---, (2004) ‘Interrogating the Master: Lacan and Radical Politics’, Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society. Vol. 9.

---, (2004) ‘Terror, Sovereignty and Law: On the Politics of Violence.’ German Law Journal 5/5

---, (2003) ‘Stirner and Foucault: Towards a Post-Kantian Freedom', Postmodern Culture Vol. 13/2.

---, (2003) ‘Spectres of the Uncanny: the ‘return of the repressed’ in politics,’ Telos 124

---, (2003) ‘Empiricism, Pluralism and Politics in Stirner and Deleuze’, Idealistic Studies Vol. 33/1.

---' (2002) ‘Strategie etiche contro il domino’, Libertaria, Vol. 4/1.

---, (2002) ‘Max Stirner and the Politics of Post-Humanism’, Contemporary Political Theory, Vol. 1/2.

---, (2002) ‘Politics of the Ego: Stirner’s Critique of Liberalism’, Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, Vol. 5/3 (Autumn).

---, (2001) ‘Derrida and the Deconstruction of Authority’, Philosophy and Social Criticism, Vol. 27/3.

---, (2001) 'For Collective Social Action: Towards a Postmodern Theory of Collective Identity', Philosophy and Social Action, Vol. 27/1.

---' (2001) ‘War on the State: Deleuze and Stirner’s Anarchism’, Anarchist Studies, Vol. 9/2.

---, (2001) ‘Foucault and the Limits of Power’, International Journal of Political Studies (RIEP) Vol. 3/1.

---' (2001) ‘Spectres of Stirner: a Contemporary Critique of Ideology’, Journal of Political Ideologies, Vol. 6/3.

---' (2000) ‘Universalism/Particularism: Towards a Poststructuralist Politics of Universality’, New Formations, 41.

---' (2000): ‘Anarchism and the Politics of Ressentiment’, Theory and Event, Vol. 4.3.

Noys, Benjamin. 'Through a glass darkly: Alain Badiou’s critique of anarchism', Anarchist Studies 16.2 (October 2008): 107-120.

Prichard, Alex. 'What can the Absence of Anarchism tell us about the History and Purpose of IR?', Review of International Studies (forthcoming, 2011).

--- ‘David Held is an Anarchist. Discuss’ in Millennium: Journal of International Studies 39/2, (2010), pp. 439-459.

--- ‘Introduction: Anarchism and World Politics’ in Millennium, Journal of International Studies 39/2 (2010), pp. 373-380.

--- ‘Deepening Anarchism: International Relations and the Anarchist Ideal’ in Anarchist Studies, 18:2, (2010), pp. 29-57.

--- ‘Justice, Order and Anarchy: The International Political Theory of Pierre-Joseph Proudhon (1809-1865)’ in Millennium: Journal of International Studies. 35:3, 2007, pp. 623-645. (35th Anniversary Edition: ‘Theory of “the International” Today’).

Rossdale, Chris. 'Anarchy is What Anarchists Make of it: Reclaiming the Concept of Agency in IR and Security Studies' in Millennium: Journal of International Studies 39/2, (2010), pp. 483-501.

Shaffer, Kirwin. 'Havana Hub: Cuban Anarchism, Radical Media, and the Trans-Caribbean Anarchist Network, 1902-1915' in Caribbean Studies 37,2 (July-December 2009), pp. 45-81.

---'By Dynamite, Sabotage, Revolution, and the Pen: Violence in Caribbean Anarchist Fiction, 1890s-1920s' in New West Indian Guide/Nieuwe West-Indische Gids 83, 1 & 2 (2009), pp. 5-38.

---'The Radical Muse: Women and Anarchism in Early Twentieth-Century Cuba' in Cuban Studies 34 (2003), pp. 130-153.

---'Freedom Teaching: Anarchism and Education in Early Republican Cuba, 1898-1925' in The Americas 60,2 (October 2003), pp. 151-183.

---'Cuba para todos: Anarchist Internationalism and the Cultural Politics of Cuban Independence, 1898-1925' in Cuban Studies 31 (2000), pp. 45-75.

---'Prostitutes, Bad Seeds, and Revolutionary Mothers in Cuban Anarchism: Imagining Women in the Fiction of Adrian del Valle and Antonio Penichet, 1898-1930' in Studies in Latin American Popular Culture 18 (1999), pp. 1-17.

Williams, Leonard. 'Hakim Bey and Ontological Anarchism.' Journal for the Study of Radicalism, 4/2 (2010): 109-137.

---'Anarchism Revived.' New Political Science, 29 (2007): 297-312.