Political Commentary


Introduction to Vaclav Havel et al. The Power of the Powerless: Citizens against the State in Central-Eastern Europe London: Hutchinson, 1985


Zero confidence,” New Humanist, October 18, 2008 – Commentary Durkheim and the credit crisis

‘Torture and Liberal Democracy: Response to Levey,’ British Journal of Political Science, 27, 3, 2007, pp. 571-2

Liberal-democratic Torture’, British Journal of Political Science, 36, 1, 2006, pp. 1-16

Questions about Power: Lessons from the Louisiana Hurricane. SSRC Understanding Katrina website, June 11, 2006.

The Communitarian Voice” from Liberals and Cannibals: The Implications of Diversity. London: Verso, 2003

The Question of Power: Europe versus America’, Constellations, 10, 3, Sept 2003, pp. 352-7

‘The Responsive Community: Rights and Responsibilities,’ Dissent, Summer 1999

The Last Word on the Third Way” from Liberals and Cannibals: The Implications of Diversity. London: Verso, 2003, originally in Social Market Foundation Review, March 1999

‘On Genocide,’ Dissent, 3, 1996

What is left? Times Literary Supplement 1992

Socialism and Capitalism, Left and Right” from Social Research, Vol. 57, No. 3 (FALL 1990), pp. 571-577

The Morality of Sanctions against South Africa”, Philosophical Forum, 18, 2-3, 1986-7

The Future of British Socialism?“, 1984

Lukes_chomsky_debate Times Higher Education Supplement 1980-82

‘Dual Power in Portugal‘, New Statesman, 19 Sept 1975, p. 325.

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    Professor of Sociology
    D.Phil. 1968 (Sociology), B.A. 1962, Oxford University. Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, (LittD) 2009, University of East Anglia.

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