Benjamin Reynolds Barber died on April 24, 2017 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 77 years old, survived by his wife Leah, three children, and six grandchildren. His work and his legacy span a range of activities and publications that bear witness to a remarkable journey of invention and reinvention.
Battistoni, Richard, Mark B. Brown, John Dedrick, Lisa Disch, Jennet Kirkpatrick, and Jane Mansbridge. "Benjamin Barber and the Practice of Political Theory." Contemporary Political Theory 17.4 (November 2018): 478-510.