Manning Marable, historian and political scientist at Columbia University, has been a consistent voice challenging inequality and injustice in the social sciences for decades. Beyond Boundaries brings together Marable's best writing from the last two decades and will prove invaluable to anyone seeking to challenge race, class and gender inequalities today. A pioneering intellectual in the field of black studies and the founder of Columbia's Institute for Research in African-American Studies, Marable blends the disciplines of history, political science and sociology to address contemporary concerns and social issues.
Manning Marable is one of America's most influential and widely read scholars. He was Professor of Public Affairs, Political Science, History and African-American Studies at Columbia University and was formerly the founding director of the Institute for Research in African-American Studies at Columbia University. He is the author of How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America (Pluto Press, 2000) and Beyond Boundaries (Paradigm, 2011). Russell Rickford is an Assistant Professor of History at Dartmouth University. He is the author of a biography of Dr Betty Shabazz, Malcolm X's wife.