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Anarcho-Blackness: Notes Toward a Black Anarchism by Marquis Bey

Anarcho-Blackness: Notes Toward a Black Anarchism by Marquis Bey

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Anarcho-Blackness seeks to define the shape of a Black anarchism. Classical anarchism tended to avoid questions of race—specifically Blackness—as well as the intersections of race and gender. Bey addresses this lack, not by constructing a new cannon of Black anarchists but by outlining how anarchism and Blackness already share a certain subjective relationship to power, a way of understanding and inhabiting the world. Through the lens of Black feminist and transgender theory, he explores what we can learn by making this kinship explicit, including how anarchism itself is transformed by the encounter. If the state is predicated on a racialized and gendered capitalism, its undoing can only be imagined and undertaken by a political theory that takes race and gender seriously.

Marquis Bey is Assistant Professor of African American Studies and English at Northwestern University.

 

  • Paperback: 96 pages
  • Publisher: AK Press (August 18, 2020)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849353751
  • ISBN-13: 9781849353755
  • UNSPSC Code: 55101500
  • Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.5 x 6.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4 ounces