Here is a list of all my publications.  Many of the final versions are behind “paywalls”. Some of the publications on the list below will have links to a  “prior-to-publication” version available to all.


Journal articles


  • Monographs:
    • The Black Pacific: Anticolonial Struggles and Oceanic Connections (London: Bloomsbury Academic Press, 2015)
    • German Thought and International Relations: The Rise and Fall of a Liberal Project (London: Palgrave, 2009) 251pp.
  • Edited volumes:
    • (with Alex Anievas and Nivi Manchanda): Race and Racism in International Relations: Confronting the Global Colour Line (London: Routledge, 2014)
    • International Relations and Non-Western Thought: Imperialism, Colonialism and Investigations of Global Modernity (London: Routledge, 2010) 268pp.
    • (with Gurminder Bhambra): Silencing Human Rights: Critical Approaches to a Contested Project (London: Palgrave, 2008)

Book chapters

  • Austere Curricula: Multicultural Education and Black Students“, in Stefan Jonsson & Julia Willén (eds.), Austere Histories in European Societies: Social Exclusion and the Contest of Colonial Memories (Routledge, forthcoming)
  • Decolonizing the Manifesto: Communism and the Slave Analogy”, in T. Carver & J. Farr (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to the Communist Manifesto (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming)
  • The Crisis of Europe and Colonial Amnesia: Freedom Struggles in the Atlantic Biotope”, in J. Go and G. Lawson (eds.), Global Historical Sociology (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming)
  • In Recognition of the Abyssinian General”, in P. Hayden & K. Schick (eds.), Recognition and the International (forthcoming)
  • “Race and Development” in H. Weber (ed.), The Politics of Development: A Survey (Abingdon: Routledge), 2014, pp.31-48
  • Developmentalism, Human Security, Indigenous Rights”, in M.K. Pasha (ed.), Globalization, Difference and Human Security (London: Routledge, 2013), pp.91-102
  • Black Redemption, Not (White) Abolition”, in  D.L. Blaney & A.B. Tickner (eds.), Claiming the International – Worlding Beyond the West (London: Routledge, 2013), pp. 141-158
  • “Who will Provide the West with Therapy?”, in A. Beattie & K. Schick (eds.), The Vulnerable Subject: Beyond Rationalism in International Relations (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), pp.133-148
  • The Spirit of Exchange”, in S. Seth (ed.), Postcolonialism and International Relations (London: Routledge, 2013), pp.166-182
  • The Polynesian Panthers and The Black Power: Surviving Racism and Colonialism in Aotearoa New Zealand”, in Nico Slate and Joe Trotter (eds.), Black Power Beyond Borders (New York: Palgrave, 2012), pp.107-126
  • “The Drama Viewed from Elsewhere”, in Toni Erskine & Richard Ned Lebow (eds), Tragedy and International Relations (London: Palgrave, 2012), pp.172-184
  • “Ethiopia Shall Stretch Forth Her Hands Unto God: Garveyism, Rastafari and Antiquity”, in D. Orrells, G. Bhambra and T. Roynon (eds.), African Athena: New Agendas (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011) pp.106-121
  • “Modernity and Modernization”, in Robert A. Denemark  (ed.), The International Studies Encyclopedia Vol. VIII (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010), pp. 5214-5232
  • “The perilous but unavoidable intellectual terrain of the “Non-West”” in R. Shilliam (ed.), International Relations and Non-Western Thought (Routledge, 2010), pp.12-26
  • (co-written with Martin Munro 50/50%), “Alternative sources of cosmopolitanism: Nationalism, universalism and Créolité in Francophone Caribbean thought” in R. Shilliam (ed.), International Relations and Non-Western Thought (Routledge, 2010), pp. 159-177
  • “Jacobinism: the Ghost in the Gramscian Machine of Counter-Hegemony”, for Alison Ayers (ed.), Neo-Gramscians, Historical Materialism and International Relations (Palgrave, 2008) pp.189-208
  • “The ‘Other’ in Classical Political Theory: Re-Contextualising the Cosmopolitan/Communitarian Debate” in B. Jahn (ed.), Classical Theory in International Relations (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006) pp.207-232

Guest editor for special issues

  • (Co-edited with G.K. Bhambra & D. Orrells), “Contesting Imperial Epistemologies”, special issue of Journal of Historical Sociology 26 (3), 2014
  •  (Co-edited with D. Capie, A. Lacey and J. True), “OCIS IV Special Issue”, of Global Change, Peace and Security 23 (1), 2011
  • (Co-edited with George Lawson) “Sociology and International Relations: Legacies and Prospects” in Cambridge Review of International Affairs 23 (1), 2010
  • (Co-edited with George Lawson) “Beyond Hypocrisy: Debating the Fact and Value of Sovereignty in Contemporary World Politics” in International Politics 46 (6), 2009

Book reviews

  • “The End of Conceit, by Patrick Chabal”, International Affairs (forthcoming)
  • “Althusser; The detour of theory, by Gregory Elliot”, Capital and Class 31 (93), 2007, pp. 262-263
  • “Thinking International Relations differently, edited by Arlene Tickner and David L. Blaney”, International Affairs 89 (1), 2013, pp.182-184

Other Publications

  • (with Rastafari: Majesty and the Mission UK) “When Britain Loved RasTafari”, Discover Society June 2014
  • “Black Academia: The Doors Have Been Opened but the Architecture Remains the Same”, forthcoming chapter in Runnymede Perspectives publication on Race and Higher Education


Older Blogs not on this blog-site:

Race is a Structure of Oppression and is Alive and Well
Poststructural and Postcolonial Thought


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