This article looks at the contribution made by Ambalavaner Sivanandan to Black politics and organising in Britain. It reviews some of his most important writings and analyses their significance and influence on Black activism and race studies. Specifically, the article looks at the ways in which class and race intersected in his work and his critical stance towards political elites and advocacy for radical politics.
- Loughborough University London
Published inTheory, Culture and Society
CitationDASGUPTA, R.K., 2018. Ambalavaner Sivanandan and black politics in Britain. Theory, Culture and Society, 35 (7-8), pp.313-318.
PublisherSAGE Publications © The Author
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NotesThis paper was accepted for publication in the journal Theory, Culture and Society and the definitive published version is available at https://www.theoryculturesociety.org/rohit-dasgupta-ambalavaner-sivanandan-black-politics-britain/