Reading List

This is a compilation of important radical political thought. I’ve divided it into categories but most works overlap. I’m keeping this mainly to books but it also including some journal articles. Many of these writers also have written journal articles worth reading and the authors of journal article have written books I have not read.


Jacques Derrida, Philosophy in a Time of Terror

Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish

Judith Butler and Gayatri Spivak, Who Sings the Nation-State


Edward Said, Orientalism

Frantz Fanon, The Wretched of the Earch

Gayatri Spivak, Can the Subaltern Speak


Karl Marx, Capital Vol 1

Jacques Ranciere, Dissensus: On Politics and Aesthetics

Jacques Ranciere, Hatred of Democracy

Samir Amin, Unequal Development


Jasbir Puar, Terrorist Assemblages,

Joseph Massad, Desiring Arabs

Judith Butler, Gender Trouble

Judith Butler, Frames of War

Maria Lugones, Heterosexualism and the Modern Colonial Gender System

Michel Foucault, History of Sexuality

Wendy Brown, States of Injury

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