Tithi Bhattacharya is a Marxist historian and activist, writing extensively on gender and the politics of Islamophobia. She has been active in movements for social justice throughout her life, spearheading campaigns across three continents. She is the Professor of South Asian History at Purdue University and the author of The Sentinels of Culture (OUP, 2005). She is on the editorial board of International Socialist Review. She is the editor of Social Reproduction Theory (Pluto, 2017).
Tithi Bhattacharya reviews Peter Hudis’ biography of Frantz Fanon, examining his relationship with the Soviet Union, his war against colonial powers and his faith in the working class.Read full article
From feminist theory, to history and contemporary politics, these are some of Pluto’s best books, old and new, that celebrate radical women.Read full article
Colin Barker shows how Social Reproduction Theory can ‘stretch’ the language of Marxism by going beyond Marx’s Capital.Read full article
Intersectional feminist and theorist of social reproduction theory, Susan Ferguson, outlines the uses of SRT, exploring how race and gender oppression are produced by capitalism.Read full article
In our latest podcast, Chris Browne and Emily Orford are joined by Camille Barbagallo and Tithi Bhattacharya to discuss the Women’s Strike taking place internationally on 8th March.Read full article