charges of reductiveness, appropriation and – most potently – anti-blackness. As one contributor to muslimgirl.com wrote: ‘ The pattern of violence against Black people – specifically Black people – is a unique one, with both history and implications that will never be comparable to the struggles of other
Paul M. Heideman
Introduction Manning Marable was one of the most important radical black intellectuals in the United States when he died in 2011. The author of works analysing the political economy of racism, the civil-rights movement, and most recently a biography of Malcolm X, Marable was an incredibly
Across Time, Space and Discipline
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The Metaphysics of Globalization
Paul C. Mocombe
Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power: Community Organizing in Radical Times, Amy Sonnie and James Tracy, New York: Melville House, 2011; The Hidden 1970s: Histories of Radicalism, edited by Dan Berger, New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2010; Stayin’ Alive: The 1970s and the Last Days of the Working Class, Jefferson Cowie, London: The New Press, 2010
remarked on how by the 1980s merely forming a trade union was regarded as a ‘dangerously subversive affair’. 4 Black radicalism by this time had largely dissipated and the remaining energies tragically focused on Jesse Jackson’s bid to become the Democratic nominee for President, marking a major retreat
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Drawing on contemporary critical social theories and diverse methodologies, contributors to the collection, who are established and emerging scholars from the Americas, Europe, and Asia/Pacific, open up discussions about what a critical youth studies can contribute to community, policy and academic debates about these challenges and opportunities.
Contributors are: Anna Anderson, Dena Aufseeser, Judith Bessant, Ros Black, Daniel Briggs, Laurie Browne, David Cairns, Perri Campbell, James Côté, Ann Dadich, Maria de Lourdes Beldi Alacantra, Nora Duckett, Deirdre Duffy, Angela Dwyer, Christina Ergler, Michelle Fine, Madeline Fox, Andy Furlong, Theo Gavrielides, Henry Giroux, John Goodwin, Keith Heggart, Luke Howie, Amelia Johns, Annelies Kamp, Peter Kelly, Fengshu Liu, Conor McGuckin, Majella McSharry, Filipa Menezes, Magda Nico, Pam Nilan, Henrietta O'Connor, Jo Pike, Herwig Reiter, Geraldine Scanlon, Keri Schwab, Michael Shevlin, Adnan Selimovic, Joan Smith, Jodie Taylor, Steven Threadgold, Vappu Tyyskä, Brendan Walsh, Lucas Walsh, Rob Watts, Bronwyn Wood, Dan Woodman, and David Zyngier.
a proposition that was for many years defended only by handful of black intellectuals and engaged scholars on the left. This is a critically important advance, and one worth defending. It is a perspective that seems increasingly precarious, however, as the power of the last revisionist surge recedes
Harold Cruse and Harry Haywood Debate Class Struggle and the ‘Negro Question’, 1962–8
Heideman and Jacob Zumoff for taking the time to read early drafts of this manuscript and providing generous, critical comments. This article re-examines a debate between two black ex-communists, Harold Cruse and Harry Haywood. Their exchange was precipitated by the publication of Cruse’s ‘Revolutionary