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

Christoyannopoulos, Alexandre, Review of Living on Hope While Living in Babylon: The Christian Anarchists of the 20th Century, by Tripp York, (Cambridge: Lutterworth, 2009), Anarchist Studies 18/2 (Autumn 2010):126-127.

Davis, Laurence. Review of Rebel Alliances: The Means and Ends of Contemporary British Anarchisms, by Benjamin Franks (AK Press, 2006), Anarchist Studies 16.2 (2008): 186-88.

Everett, Martyn, Review of Alternative and Activist Media, by Mitzi Waltz, (Edinburgh University Press, 200), Freedom, 25 February 2006.

--- Review of Circular Breathing: the Cultural Politics of Jazz in Britain, by George McKay. (Duke University Press, 2005), New Humanist, 28 June 2006.

--- Review of Dissident Marxism by David Renton. (Zed Books 2004), in Radical Philosophy, 131 (May/June 2005), pp. 51-2.

--- Review of Talking Anarchy by Colin Ward and David Goodway (Five Leaves Publications, 2004), New Humanist, June 2006.

--- Review of Whisper ‘Louise’: A double historical memoir and meditation, by Douglas Oliver, with photographs by Steve Hayes and Jacques Lebar. (Reality Street Editions, 2005), Cambridge Conference of Contemporary Poetry, 16 April 2006.

Franks, Benjamin 'For More Interesting Times, a review of Saul Newman’s The Politics of Postanarchism’’, in Variant No. 39/40 (2010) www

--- 'Lenin Reloaded... and engaged in friendly fire?', in Variant No. 31 (2008) www

--- Review of Changing Anarchism in Anarchist Studies, Volume 15 (2007), No. 1, pp. 92-94.

--- 'Who Are You to tell me to Question Authority? Radical education in a ‘proto-fascist’ era: a review of Henry Giroux’s Against the New Authoritarianism ' in Variant No. 29 (2007) www

--- review of The ABC of Brinton for Anarchist Studies (2006), pp.169-72.

Garland, Christiand. 'Anarchism Strikes Back: Review of Franks, Benjamin Rebel Alliances: The Means and Ends of Contemporary British Anarchisms, Edinburgh: AK Press 2006', in Radical Philosophy, 142.

--- 'Logics of Resistance: Autonomous Social Movements in Theory and Practise'. Review essay of De Angelis, Massimo The Beginning of History: Value Struggles and Global Capital (London: Pluto Press 2007) and Katsiaficas, Georgy The Subversion of Politics: European Autonomous Social Movements and the De-colonization of Everyday Life, (Edinburgh: AK Press 2007)' in Studies in Social and Political Thought, 9 (September 2007).

--- 'Review of Harvey, Brief History of Neoliberalism, (Oxford: OUP) in, In-Spire: Journal of Politics, International Relations and the Environment, (January 2008)

--- 'Review of Retort, Boal, Iain Clark, T.J.and Matthews, Joseph., Afflicted Powers: Capital and Spectacle in a New Age of War (London: Verso, 2006)', forthcoming in In-Spire: Journal of Politics, International Relations and the Environment.

Ince, Anthony 'Book Review – An Atlas of Radical Cartography'. Urban Geography Research Group 2008. --- 'Book Review - Participatory Action Research Approaches and Methods: Connecting people, Participation and Place'. Urban Geography Research Group 2008.

Kinna, R.E., review of Classical Anarchism: The Political Thought of Godwin, Proudhon, Bakunin and Kropotkin, Anarchist Studies, (1), 1993, pp 51-58.

Kinna, R.E., review of Anarchism and Terrorism, Anarchist Studies, 2(1), 1994, pp 67-72, ISSN 0967 3393 0967 3393 .

Kinna, R.E., Review of Revolution and Evolution, Anarchist Studies, 4(1), March 1996, pp 80-83, ISSN 0967 3393 0967 3393 .

Kinna, R.E., Review of News From Everywhere, Anarchist Studies, 1997, pp.72-76.

Kinna, R.E., Review of Roads to Utopia, Anarchist Studies, 8(1), 2000, pp 53-65, ISSN 0967-3393 0967-3393

Kinna, R.E., review of Mendras, H. (ed), La revue Tocqueville, Modern and Contemporary France, NS2(2), 1994, p 88.

Kinna, R.E., review of Coole, D., Women in Political Theory, Journal of Area Studies, (6), 1995, 230-231.

Kinna, R.E., review of Landry, D. and Maclean, G., Materialist Feminisms, Journal of Area Studies, (7), 1995, pp 147-149.

Kinna, R.E., review of The Theory of Four Movements, Modern and Contemporary France, 6(3), 1998, pp 393-4.

Kinna, R.E., review of Abby Peterson, Contemporary Political Protest: Essays on Political Militancy, Anarchist Studies, 111, 2003, pp. 95-6.

Kinna, R.E., review of Revisiting the Legacy of Edward Bellamy (1850-1898), American Author and Social Reformer: Toby Widdicombe and Herman S. Preiser (eds.) Uncollected and Unpublished Writings, Scholarly Perspectives for a New Millennium, Journal of the William Morris Society, XV3, 2003, pp. 36-7.

Kinna, R.E., review of Jean-Marc Coicaud, Legitimacy & Politics, Anarchist Studies, 121, 2004, pp.87-89.

Kinna, R.E., Review of Rebel Alliances: The Means and Ends of Contemporary British Anarchism, by Benjamin Franks, Contemporary Political Theory, 7, 2008, 341-343.

Kinna, R.E., Review of Brian Morris, The Anarchist Geographer: An Introduction to the Life of Peter Kropotkin, The Oscholars, 45, July 2008, [WWW] Available from:

Kinna, R.E., Review of David Goodway, Anarchist Seeds Beneatch the Snow: Left Libertarian Thought and British Writers from William Morris to Colin Ward, The Oscholars, 46, September 2008, [WWW] Available from:

Kinna, R.E., Review of Anarchism and Authority: A philosophical introduction to classical anarchism, by Paul McLaughlin, Contemporary Political Theory, 8, 2009, 242-244.

Kinna, R.E., Review of Hassan Mahamdallie, Crossing the River of Fire: The Socialism of William Morris, Journal of William Morris Studies, XVIII3, 2009, 93-95.

Kinna, R.E., review of To Hell with Culture, Oscholars, 50, May 2009, [WWW] Available from: five.

Kinna, R.E., review of Black Flame. The Revolutionary Class Politics of Anarchism and Syndicalism, International Review of Social History, 552, 2010, pp 329-331.

Kinna, R.E., review of Rosa Luxemburg: Reflections and Writings, The European Legacy, 151, February 2010, p 101.

Prichard, Alex Review of Uri Gordon, Anarchy Alive!: Anarchism and anti-authoritarianism from practice to theory, Pluto Press, 2008, in Anarchist Studies, 16:1, 2008, pp. 83-85.

--- review of Benjamin Franks, Rebel Alliances: The Means and Ends of Contemporary British Anarchisms (Edinburgh: AK Press, 2006) in Political Studies Review, 6:1, 2008, pp. 71-72.

Seyferth, Peter Review of Bernd Kast, Die Kritik Stirners und die Kritik an Stirner, Leipzip 2009, in Anarchist Studies, 18:2, 2010, pp. 120-121.