Dr Andrew Higginbottom

Position: Associate Professor
School: School Of Social And Behavioural Sciences
Email: A.Higginbottom@kingston.ac.uk
Extension: 67171
Location: Room PR TB 7004, Tower Block, Penrhyn Road

Educational and professional qualifications

2006-2007 Postgraduate Certificate Higher Education , Kingston University
2001-2005 PhD Globalisation and Human Rights In Colombia , Middlesex University
2000-2001 Certificate in Research Methods , Middlesex Univerity
1975-1979 BSc Hons Economics and Sociology , Bristol University

Professional experience (post-1990)

2009- Principal Lecturer, Kingston University
2006-2009 Senior Lecturer, Kingston University
2006 Assistant Researcher, Kingston University
2005-2006 Part-time Lecturer, Kingston University


Undergraduate courses:

Level 1 Studying Politics
Level 2 Introduction to Latin American Countries
Level 3 Themes in Latin American Politics
Level 3 Crimes of the Powerful
Level 3 Marxist Political Thought

Postgraduate courses:

Masters International Political Economy

Research supervision

Second Supervisor of PhD candidate on Security and Development in Nigeria

Supervisor of six Master students dissertations per year

Supervisor of six undergradutae Level 3 dissertations per year.

Research areas

Helen Bamber Centre for the Study of Rights, Conflict and Mass Violence

International connections

Brasilia University, Brazil
UNAM, Mexico
University of Tolima, Colombia

Research outputs

Number of items: 11.


Higginbottom, Andrew (2014) 'Imperialist rent' in practice and theory. Globalizations, 11(1), pp. 23-33. ISSN (print) 1474-7731

Higginbottom, Andrew (2013) The political economy of foreign investment in Latin America: dependency revisited. Latin American Perspectives, 40(3), pp. 184-206. ISSN (print) 0094-582X

Higginbottom, Andrew (2012) Structure and essence in 'Capital I': extra surplus-value and the stages of capitalism. Journal of Australian Political Economy(70), pp. 251-270. ISSN (print) 0156-5826

Higginbottom, Andrew (2011) Gold Mining in South Africa reconsidered: new mode of exploitation, theories of imperialism and 'Capital'. Économies et Sociétés, Série ‘Developpement, croissance et progres’(45), pp. 261-288. ISSN (print) 0013-0567

Higginbottom, Andy (2008) Solidarity action research as methodology: the crimes of the powerful in Colombia. Latin American Perspectives, 35(5), pp. 158-170. ISSN (print) 0094-582X

Book Section

Higginbottom, Andy (2016) Anti-apartheid, anti-capitalism, and anti-imperialism : liberation in South Africa? In: Ness, Immanuel and Cope, Zac, (eds.) The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism. New York, U.S. : Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 544-569. ISBN 9780230392779

Higginbottom, Andy (2012) New Strategies for Mobilising International Public Opinion against the Corporate Takeover of Latin America. In: Novelli, Mario and Ferus-Comelo, Anibel, (eds.) Globalization, Knowledge and Labour: Education for Solidarity within Spaces of Resistance. Abingdon, U.K. : Routledge. pp. 182-205. (Rethinking Globalizations) ISBN 9780415436632

Conference or Workshop Item

Higginbottom, Andrew (2011) The limits to Harvey : capital’s contradictions and imperialism. In: Eighth Historical Materialism Annual Conference: Spaces of Capital, Moments of Struggle; 10 - 13 Nov 2011, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Higginbottom, Andrew (2010) Underdevelopment as super-exploitation: Marini's political-economic thought. In: Historical Materialism: Crisis and Critique, 7th Annual Conference; 11-14 Nov 2010, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Higginbottom, Andrew (2009) Third form of extraction surplus value. In: Historical Materialism 2009; 27 - 29 Nov 2009, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Higginbottom, Andrew (2008) Rent, mining and British imperialism. In: Many Marxisms : Historical Materialism Annual Conference 2008; 07 - 09 Nov 2008, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

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