Cedric Robinson’s World
- August 23, 2023
- Yousuf Al-Bulushi, global and international studies, Against the Grain 94.1 KPFA, Aug. 23, 2023
How did the influential scholar Cedric Robinson understand black radicalism and global capitalism? Yousuf Al-Bulushi [global and international studies assistant professor] has written about what he sees as several constituent elements of the Robinsonian black radical tradition, including an appreciation of culture (which pushes back against Marxism’s materialism) and a critique of state-based models of self-determination. Al-Bulushi also considers Robinson’s engagement with world-systems analysis.