Carissa Honeywell

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Dr Carissa Honeywell PhD, MA, PgCert

Senior Lecturer In Politics/Political S


My teaching and research interests concern the applied political theory of anarchism, particularly in activist, policy, community and conflict resolution contexts

History of ideas, political concepts and ideologies, anarchism, conflict resolution


Department of Psychology, Sociology and Politics

College of Social Sciences and Arts


Journal articles

Honeywell, C. (2015). Anarchism and the British warfare state : The prosecution of the War Commentary Anarchists, 1945. International Review of Social History, 60 (02), 257-284.

Honeywell, C. (2011). Paul Goodman: finding an audience for anarchism in twentieth-century America. Journal for the study of radicalism, 5 (2), 1-33.

Honeywell, C. (2011). Colin Ward : anarchism and social policy. Anarchist studies, 19 (2), 69.

HONEYWELL, C. (2007). Utopianism and anarchism. Journal of Political Ideologies, 12 (3), 239-254.

Book chapters

Honeywell, C. (2023). Emptying cages: abolition, accountability and dialogue. In Anti-Policing: Prefiguring Possibilities Beyond the Thin Blue Line. Lexington Books

Dean, J., Honeywell, C., & Price, A. (2019). Volunteering: From Social Control to Prefigurative Participation. In Eikenberry, A.M., Mirabella, R.M., & Sandberg, B. (Eds.) Reframing Nonprofit Organizations: Democracy, Inclusion, and Social Change. Melvin & Leigh

Honeywell, C. (2012). Anarchism old and new. In Kinna, R. (Ed.) The Continuum Companion to Anarchism. (pp. 111-139). Continuum


Honeywell, C. (2020). Anarchism. Polity Press.

Honeywell, C. (2011). A British anarchist tradition: Herbert Read, Alex Comfort and Colin Ward. New York, N.Y. ; London: Continuum.


Carissa Honeywell is trained in conflict resolution and is an accredited mediator. She currently researches in the area of nonviolent conflict resolution strategies and restorative conceptualisations of justice. She also researches in the area of anarchist political thought, and the 20th century history of anarchist ideas. This includes figures such as Herbert Read, Alex Comfort, Paul Goodman and Colin Ward.

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