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On the Theopolitics of Sovereignty: Carl Schmitt and the theopolitics of global orders

Journal article

Moore, T. 2019. On the Theopolitics of Sovereignty: Carl Schmitt and the theopolitics of global orders. Review of International Studies.

(M)othering and the politics of early intervention: biologisation and the reproduction of gendered, classed and raced inequalities

Journal article

Gillies, V. and Edwards, R. 2019. (M)othering and the politics of early intervention: biologisation and the reproduction of gendered, classed and raced inequalities. Revue des politiques sociales et familiales.

Parallels and ruptures in the neoliberal intensive parenting regime

Journal article

Gillies, V. 2019. Parallels and ruptures in the neoliberal intensive parenting regime. Families, Relationships and Societies.

All the ACEs: A Chaotic Concept for Family Policy and Decision-Making?

Journal article

Gillies, V., White, S. and Edwards, R. 2019. All the ACEs: A Chaotic Concept for Family Policy and Decision-Making? Social Policy and Society.

Strangers in the Night: Nightlife Studies and New Urban Tourism

Journal article

Eldridge, A. 2019. Strangers in the Night: Nightlife Studies and New Urban Tourism . Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events.

Introduction: Big Data Capitalism – Politics, Activism, and Theory

Book chapter

Fuchs, Christian and Chandler, D. 2019. Introduction: Big Data Capitalism – Politics, Activism, and Theory. in: Digital Objects, Digital Subjects: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Capitalism, Labour and Politics in the Age of Big Data London University of Westminster Press. pp. 1-20

Digital Objects, Digital Subjects: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Capitalism, Labour and Politics in the Age of Big Data

Book

Chandler, D. and Fuchs, Christian (ed.) 2019. Digital Objects, Digital Subjects: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Capitalism, Labour and Politics in the Age of Big Data. London University of Westminster Press.

Domestic thermal upgrades, community action and energy saving: a three-year experimental study of prosperous households

Journal article

Bardsely, N., Buchs, M., James, P., Papafragkou, A., Rushby, T., Saunders, C., Smith, G., Wallbridge . R. and Woodman, N. 2019. Domestic thermal upgrades, community action and energy saving: a three-year experimental study of prosperous households. Energy Policy. 127, pp. 475-485.

Colonization with Chinese Characteristics: Politics of (In)Security in Xinjiang and Tibet

Journal article

Anand, D. 2019. Colonization with Chinese Characteristics: Politics of (In)Security in Xinjiang and Tibet. Central Asian Survey. 38 (1), pp. 129-147.

Information is Power? Transparency and fetishism in International Relations

Journal article

Fluck, M. and McCarthy, D.R. 2019. Information is Power? Transparency and fetishism in International Relations. Globalizations. 16 (1), pp. 1-16.

The Lessons for Democratic Innovations

Book chapter

Smith, G. 2019. The Lessons for Democratic Innovations. in: Tam, Henry (ed.) Whose Government Is It? Policy Press.

Sortition, Rotation and Mandate: Conditions for Political Equality and Deliberative Reasoning

Book chapter

Owen, D. and Smith, G. 2019. Sortition, Rotation and Mandate: Conditions for Political Equality and Deliberative Reasoning. in: Gastil, John and Wright, Erik Olin (ed.) Legislature by Lot: An Alternative Design for Deliberative Governance London Verso.

Conceptualising the role of knowledge in ‘acting on media’

Book chapter

Stephansen, H. Conceptualising the role of knowledge in ‘acting on media’. in: Stephansen, H. and Treré, E. (ed.) Citizen Media and Practice Routledge.

Transgressing Transnational Normativity? British Migration and Interracial Marriage in South Africa

Book chapter

Conway, D. and Leonard, P. 2018. Transgressing Transnational Normativity? British Migration and Interracial Marriage in South Africa. in: Leonard, P. and Walsh, K. (ed.) British Migration: Privilege, Diversity and Vulnerability London Routledge. pp. 94-114

Rethinking Radical Democracy

Journal article

Tambakaki, P. 2018. Rethinking Radical Democracy. Contemporary Political Theory.

Challenges of inequality to democracy

Book chapter

Bellamy, R., Merkel, W., Bhargava, R., Bidadanure, J., Christiano, T., Felt, U., Hay, C., Lamboy, L., Pogrebinschi, T., Smith, G., Talshir, G., Urbinati, N. and Verloo, M. 2018. Challenges of inequality to democracy. in: IPSP (ed.) Rethinking society for the 21st Century: report of the international panel on social progress. Vol. II: Political regulation, governance, and societal transformations Cambridge Cambridge University Press. pp. 563-596

Conceptualising a distributed, multi-scalar global public sphere through activist communication practices in the World Social Forum

Journal article

Stephansen, H. 2018. Conceptualising a distributed, multi-scalar global public sphere through activist communication practices in the World Social Forum. Global Media and Communication.

The effects of economic crises on participatory democracy

Article

Alarcon, P., Galais, C., Font, J. and Smith, G. 2018. The effects of economic crises on participatory democracy. Policy & Politics.

What kind of Brexit do voters want? Lessons from the Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit

Journal article

Renwick, A., Allan, S., Jennings, W., McKee, R., Russell, M. and Smith, G. 2018. What kind of Brexit do voters want? Lessons from the Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit. The Political Quarterly. 89 (4), pp. 649-658.

Banning Taste: Boycotts, Identity, and Resistance

Book chapter

Conway, D., Brighi, E., Kaul, N. and Khalili, L. 2018. Banning Taste: Boycotts, Identity, and Resistance. in: Schwabe, A., Pascu, D.F. and Connuck, J. (ed.) The Empire Remains Shop New York, US Columbia University Press. pp. 47-50

Parliamentary Oversight and Corruption in the Caribbean: Comparing Trinidad & Tobago and Grenada

Article

Stapenhurst, F., Staddon, A., Draman, R. and Imbeau, L. 2018. Parliamentary Oversight and Corruption in the Caribbean: Comparing Trinidad & Tobago and Grenada. Commonwealth and Comparative Politics.

Media practices

Book chapter

Stephansen, H. and Treré, E. 2018. Media practices. in: Baker, M., Blaagaard, B. and Perez Gonzalez, L. (ed.) Routledge Encyclopedia of Citizen Media London Routledge.

World Social Forum

Book chapter

Stephansen, H. 2018. World Social Forum. in: Baker, M., Blaagaard, B. and Perez Gonzales, L. (ed.) Routledge Encyclopedia of Citizen Media London Routledge.

Prospects for Standardising Sustainable Urban Development

Book chapter

Joss, S. and Rydin, Y. 2018. Prospects for Standardising Sustainable Urban Development. in: Bell, S. and Morse, S. (ed.) Routledge Handbook of Sustainability Indicators Abingdon, Oxon Routledge. pp. Chapter 24

Sortition, Rotation and Mandate: Conditions for Political Equality and Deliberative Reasoning

Article

Owen, D. and Smith, G. 2018. Sortition, Rotation and Mandate: Conditions for Political Equality and Deliberative Reasoning. Politics and Society. 46 (3), pp. 419-434.

Future Cities: Asserting Public Governance

Article

Joss, S. 2018. Future Cities: Asserting Public Governance. Palgrave Communications. 4 (36).

'There's Nowhere Wonky Left to Go': Queering the Politics of LGBT-Friendly Diversity

Conference paper

Burchiellaro, O. 2018. 'There's Nowhere Wonky Left to Go': Queering the Politics of LGBT-Friendly Diversity. Queer Activism Today . University of Westminster, London, UK 03 Mar 2018

Explaining city branding practices in China’s three mega-city regions: The role of ecological modernization

Article

De Jong, M., Chen, Y., Joss, S., Lu, H., Zhao, M., Yang, Q. and Zhang, C. 2018. Explaining city branding practices in China’s three mega-city regions: The role of ecological modernization. Journal of Cleaner Production. 179, pp. 527-543.

Mini-publics and deliberative democracy

Book chapter

Setälä, M. and Smith, G. 2018. Mini-publics and deliberative democracy. in: Bächtiger, A., Dryzek, J., Mansbridge, J. and Warren, M.E. (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of Deliberative Democracy Oxford Oxford University Press.

India’s obsession with Kashmir: democracy, gender, (anti-)nationalism

Article

Kaul, N. 2018. India’s obsession with Kashmir: democracy, gender, (anti-)nationalism. Feminist Review. 119 (1), p. 126–143.

Cherry-picking participation: explaining the fate of proposals from participatory processes 

Article

Font, J., Smith, G., Galais, C. and Alarcón, P. 2018. Cherry-picking participation: explaining the fate of proposals from participatory processes . European Journal of Political Research. 57 (3), pp. 615-636.

Sustainable Prosperity and Democracy: A Research Agenda

Working paper

Hammond, M. and Smith, G. 2017. Sustainable Prosperity and Democracy: A Research Agenda. Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity.

A Considered Public Voice on Brexit: The Report of the Citizens' Assembly on Brexit

Project report

Renwick, A., Allan, S., Jennings, W., McKee, R, Russell, M. and Smith, G. 2017. A Considered Public Voice on Brexit: The Report of the Citizens' Assembly on Brexit. London The Constitution Unit, University College London.

Procesos participativos y crisis: ¿participación como respuesta a la crisis o participación recortada por la crisis?

Article

Font, J., Alarcón, P., Galais, C. and Smith, G. 2017. Procesos participativos y crisis: ¿participación como respuesta a la crisis o participación recortada por la crisis? Mélanges de la Casa de Velázquez.. 47 (2), pp. 151-166.

Concevoir la démocratie pour le long terme: innovation institutionnelle et changement climatique

Article

Smith, G. 2017. Concevoir la démocratie pour le long terme: innovation institutionnelle et changement climatique. lapenseeeecologique.com. 1 (1).

Rise of the Political Right in India: Hindutva-Development Mix, Modi Myth, and Dualities

Article

Kaul, N. 2017. Rise of the Political Right in India: Hindutva-Development Mix, Modi Myth, and Dualities. Journal of Labor and Society. 20 (4), pp. 523-548.

Sustainable Cities in Asia; Preface

Other

Joss, S. and Cowley, R. 2017. Sustainable Cities in Asia; Preface. Routledge.

The concept of truth in International Relations theory: critical thought beyond post-positivism

Book

Fluck, M. 2017. The concept of truth in International Relations theory: critical thought beyond post-positivism. London Palgrave Macmillan.

Testing Assumptions in Deliberative Democratic Design: A Preliminary Assessment of the Efficacy of the Participedia Data Archive as an Analytic Tool

Article

Gastil J., Richards Jr, R.C., Ryan, M. and Smith, G. 2017. Testing Assumptions in Deliberative Democratic Design: A Preliminary Assessment of the Efficacy of the Participedia Data Archive as an Analytic Tool. Journal of Public Deliberation. 13 (2), p. Article 1.

Media Activism as Movement? Collective Identity Formation in the World Forum of Free Media

Journal article

Stephansen, H.C. 2017. Media Activism as Movement? Collective Identity Formation in the World Forum of Free Media. Media and Communication. 5 (3), pp. 59-66.


People

Anand, Dibyesh

Head of School - Social Sciences


Barbrook, Richard

Senior Lecturer


Basu, Ipshita

Senior Lecturer


Brighi, Elisabetta

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Burke, Patrick

Senior Lecturer


Conway, Daniel

Senior Lecturer


Cross, Hannah

Senior Lecturer


Dannreuther, Roland

DVC Education


Eldridge, Adam

Senior Lecturer


Fluck, Matthew

Senior Lecturer


Kaul, Nitasha

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Moore, Thomas

Associate Head - LAS - ES


Morady, Farhang

Principal Lecturer


Ostrowski, Wojciech

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Pedersen, Frands

Senior Lecturer


Pitcher, Ben

Senior Lecturer


Rudoe, Naomi

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Smith, Graham

Professor


Tambakaki, Paulina

Senior Lecturer


White, Francis

Senior Lecturer