Professor John Keane
PhD, University of Toronto; MA, University of Toronto; BA Hons (Adelaide)
+61 2 9036 7142
- The past, present and future of representation and democracy.
- Globalisation and the future of global governance
- Public life, communicative abundance and cross-border journalism
- Early modern and contemporary conceptions of civil society and government.
- Fear and politics.
- Failed transitions to democracy.
- Problems in the theory of language
- Secularism, Islam and Europe
- European Citizenship
- Modern social movements
- Violence, the modern state system, war and peace
- Dismantling of Soviet-type regimes
- Children and politics
(with Milan Podunavac and Chris Sparks) Fear and Democracy (forthcoming, 2011; first appeared in Serbian and Croatian translations 2009)
Tom Paine: A Political Life (Bloomsbury, 2009; new and revised edition)
(with Sonia Alonso and Wolfgang Merkel) The Future of Representative Democracy (Cambridge University Press, 2010)
The Life and Death of Democracy (Simon and Schuster, London; W.W. Norton, New York, 2009; shortlisted for the 2010 Prime
Minister's Literary Award; Portuguese and Brazilian editions by Edicoes 70, Lisbon, 2009; forthcoming Spanish, Chinese and Korean translations; the book’s webpage is: www.thelifeanddeathofdemocracy.org)
(ed.) Civil Society: Berlin Perspectives (Berghahn Books, Oxford and New York, 2007)
The Dilemmas of Democracy (in Farsi; Tarhe No Publishers, Tehran, 2007)
Violence and Democracy (Cambridge University Press, London and New York, 2004) Spanish translation, Alianza 2007; Turkish translation, Imge Kitabevi, Istanbul, 2010)
Global Civil Society? (Cambridge University Press, London and New York 2003; Spanish translation, Hacer, Barcelona, forthcoming; Chinese translation, Renmin University Press, Beijing, 2004; Danish translation, Forlaget Klim, Aarhus, 2004; Turkish translation, Imge Kitabevi, Istanbul, 2007)
Whatever Happened to Democracy? (London 2003; translated into French 2003)
Václav Havel: A Political Tragedy in Six Acts (Bloomsbury Publishing, London, 1999; Basic Books, New York, 2000; nominated Book of the Year, the Guardian [London 2000]); German translation by Droemer Verlag, Munich, 2000; Czech translation (Volvox, Prague 1999); translations forthcoming in Polish [Muza] and Estonian [Sinisukk]
(with Takashi Inoguchi and Edward Newman), The Changing Nature of Democracy (United Nations University Press, 1998)
Civil Society: Old Images, New Visions (Polity Press, Cambridge and New York, originally published in 1998, fully revised and republished 2004, reprinted 2005; Czech edition, Barrister & Principal, Brno, October 2002; Romanian translation, Institutul European, Iasi, 2003; Serbian translation, Filip Višnjić, Belgrade, 2003; Chinese translation, Shanghai Far East Publishers, 2004; Hungarian, Typotex, Budapest 2004; Catalan translation, Universitat de València, València 2005; commissioned translations in Spanish ), Bulgarian  and Turkish )
Reflections on Violence (Verso, London and New York, 1996; translated into Serbian, Spanish and Croatian, 1997; Turkish 1998; Catalan translation 2001; Italian translation forthcoming)
Tom Paine: A Political Life (Bloomsbury Publishing, London; Little, Brown and Company, Boston and New York, 1995; German translation, Classen Verlag, 1998; French translation forthcoming; film rights with Richard Attenborough; UK Top 20 Non-Fiction Best-Seller List, 1995; re-issued with a new introduction, 2009)
The Media and Democracy (Polity Press, Cambridge and New York, 1991; Second edition 1993; Polish, German and Slovene and seven other translations 1991; Russian, Bulgarian and Greek translations 1993; Ukrainian translation, 1999; Korean and Serbian and Croatian translations, 1995; Portuguese translation, 1999; Hungarian translation, 1999; Chinese translation, 2000; Farsi edition, 2000; Romanian edition 2001; Turkish translation 2001)
Democracy and Civil Society (Verso Publications, London and New York, 1988; reprinted 1990, 1993 and reissued, with a new introduction, November 1998; Czech, Serbo-Croatian and Slovene translations, 1990; Spanish and Turkish translations, 1992)
Editor and translator of Civil Society and the State. New European Perspectives (Verso Publications, London and New York, 1988; reprinted 1990, 1993 and reissued, November 1998; Serbo-Croatian translation, 1992)
Editor and Translator of Claus Offe, Contradictions of the Welfare State (Hutchinson University Library/MIT Press, London and Cambridge, 1984; Spanish translation 1989)
Co-editor (with Paul Mier) of Alberto Melucci, Nomads of the Present. Social Movements and Individual Needs in Contemporary Societies (Century-Hutchinson, London 1988; Swedish and Japanese translations, 1992)
Co-author (with John Owens) After Full Employment (Hutchinson University Library, London, 1986)
Editor and co-translator of Claus Offe, Disorganized Capitalism (Polity Press/MIT Press, Cambridge 1985)
Editor of Vacláv Havel et al, The Power of the Powerless. Citizens Against the State in Central-Eastern Europe (Hutchinson University Library/M E Sharpe, London and New York, 1985; Chinese translation 2004; Arabic translation 2009)
Public Life and Late Capitalism (Cambridge University Press, New York and Cambridge, 1984; Spanish translation 1991; Italian translation forthcoming)
Publications - Essays, Pamphlets, Interviews, Translations and Reviews
‘Epilogue: does democracy have a violent heart?’, in D.M. Pritchard (ed.), War, Democracy and Culture in Classical Athens (Cambridge University Press, London and New York, 2010)
‘Humble Democracy? On the Need for New Thinking about an Aging Ideal’, in John Esposito and Ali Paya (eds.), Rethinking Islam and Democracy (Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York 2010)
‘Out of the ordinary: Bad luck, disaster, democracy’, Griffith Review (May 2010), pp. 208-225
‘Liberal Fundamentalist: On AC Grayling’s Liberty in the Age of Terror’, The Monthly (Melbourne), February 2010, pp. 66-67
‘En las Cortes de 1188 se puso el fundamento de la autoridad pol'tica’, La Crónica (León), 9 February 2010, p. 30
‘Hay que reconocer a León el mérito que tiene’, La Crónica (León), 10 February 2010, p. 32
‘León inventa un modo de compartir el poder, de que éste no sea ilimitado’, Diario de León 10 February 2010, p. 59
‘León es la madre de los parlamentos’, El Mundo, 10 February 2010, p. 16
‘Democracy: 21st-Century Horizons’, in Terrell Carver and Jens Bartelson (eds.), Globality, Democracy and Civil Society: Beyond the East/West binary (Routledge, London and New York, 2010)
‘Democracy Kills: What’s so good about the vote?’, International Affairs 86: 2 (2010), pp. 558-559
‘Life After Political Death: The Fate Of Leaders After Leaving High Office’, in John Kane, Haig Patapan and Paul ‘t Hart (eds.), Dispersed Leadership in Democracy: Foundations, Opportunities, Realities (Oxford University Press, 2009)
‘The Life and Times of Democracy’, The Courier and Advertiser (Dundee), 2 December 2009, p. 7
‘Democracy’s bloody beginnings’, Sydney Ideas Quarterly, August-October 2009, pp. 4-5
‘Ein neues Zeitalter der Demokratie: John Keane im Interview’ WZB-Mitteilungen 125 (September 2009), pp. 5-52
‘Gesprekken over de democratie (an interview)’, Knack (Brussels), 40, 30 September 2009, pp. 52-56
‘Public monitoring; the antidote to the arrogance of power’, Eleutherotypia (Athens), 6 June 2009, pp. 6-7
‘Children and Citizenship’, in Paul Ginsborg (ed.), The Golden Bow: The Family and Civil Society (London and New York, 2009)
‘Front of Mind (an interview)’, The Australian Financial Review Magazine (Summer 2009), p. 16
‘Democracy Failure’, WZB-Mitteilungen, 124 (June 2009), pp. 6-8
‘Un anglosajón prueba que en León y no en Inglaterra nació la democracia (an interview)’ Diario de León (19 June 2009), p. 62
‘Monitory Democracy and Media-Saturated Societies’, Griffith Review (Winter 2009), pp. 79-102
‘Civil Society’, International Encyclopedia of Civil Society (New York 2009)
‘Democràcia monitòria? La història secreta de la democràcia des de 1945’, L’Espill 31 (Spring 2009), pp. 6-28
‘Civil Society and Ageing’ Nova Acta Leopoldina 106, 370 (2009), pp. 183-192
‘Brace yourselves as democracy reshapes itself and remoulds us’, Sydney Morning Herald, 21 November 2008, p. 15
‘Acts of European Citizenship’, in Engin F. Isin and Greg M. Nielsen (eds.), Acts of Citizenship (London 2008)
‘Hypocrisy and Democracy’, WZB-Mitteilungen (Summer 2008)
‘A tale to revive the passion in democracy (an interview)’, Camden New Journal 31 January 2008, p. 3
‘The Beauty of Justice: an interview with Abdolkarim Soroush’, CSD Bulletin, volume 14, numbers 1-2 (Summer 2007), pp. 8-12 (translated into Farsi, 2008).
‘Monitory Democracy’ (with comments by Masaya Kobayashi et.al.), Aspects of Democracy. Towards Solutions for 21st-Century Developments (Tokyo and Berlin, 2007), pp. 47-83
‘Empire and Democracy’, in Jenny Hocking and Colleen Lewis (eds.), Counter-Terrorism and the Post-Democratic State (Edward Elgar, London and Melbourne, 2007), pp. 200-220
‘Why Democracy?’, published as B.N. Ganguli Memorial Lecture (Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi, February 2005); reprinted with amendments in Benjamin Isakhan and Stephen Stockwell (eds.), The Edinburgh Companion to the History of Democracy (Edinburgh 2011)
‘Por que a democracia? [Why Democracy?]’, Grial. Revista Galega de Cultura, 167 (July-September 2007), pp. 62-71
‘Cities and Civil Society’, in John Keane (ed.) Civil Society: Berlin Perspectives (Berghahn Books, Oxford and New York, April 2006), pp. 1-45
‘Reflexións sobre imperio e a transición á democracia’ (with comments by Danilo Zolo et.al.), in Carlos Fernández (ed.), O Goberno do Mundo. Presente e perspectivas do Estado Nacional (Mondariz-Balneario 2006), pp. 143-175 (in Galician)
‘Global Civil Society?’, in Ronnie D. Lipschutz (ed.), Civil Society and Social Movements: domestic, transnational, global (Aldershot and Burlington, 2006).
‘A democracia e uma invencao do Oriente’ (‘Democracy is an invention of the East: an interview’), Diario de Noticias (Lisbon), 27 October 2006
European Citizenship? Historical Foundations, New Departures (European Commission, Brussels 2005); translated into Turkish, in Sivil Toplum [Istanbul], 3 (Summer 2007), pp. 79-98.
‘Ülkenizde demokrasinin unsulari var (on the subject of Turkey and the European Union)’, Sabah (Istanbul), 25 September, 2005, p. 7.
‘Über die Einbettung des Marktes in die globale Zivilgesellschaft’ [The Embeddedness of Markets in Global Civil Society]’, in Frank Adloff et al. (eds.), Wirtschaft und Zivilgesellschaft. Theoretische und empirische Perspektiven (Wiesbaden 2005), pp. 23-61.
‘Towards a Theory of Global Publics’, The Diniacopoulos Memorial Lecture, Concordia University (Montréal, October 2005)
‘The Future of the Westminster Model: an interview with Bhikhu Parekh’, CSD Bulletin, volume 12, 2 (Summer 2005).
‘Not waving but drowning in a deep lake of inexplicability [a review of Charles Tilly, Contention and Democracy in Europe, 1650-2000]’, Times Higher Education Supplement (London), 4 November 2005, p. 27.
‘Ülkenizde demokrasinin unsurlari var’, Sabah (Istanbul) 25 September 2005, p. 7.
‘Democracy and Discontent’, The Times of India (Delhi), 12 March 2005
‘There is Confusion in the House of Democracy’, The Indian Express (Delhi) March 5 2005
‘Eleven Theses on Markets and Civil Society’, Journal of Civil Society, volume 1, number 1 (May 2005), pp. 25-34 (with replies by Mary Kaldor, Marlies Glasius and Jürgen Kocka), translated into Spanish in Recerca. Revista de Pensamaent i Anàlisi, 8 (2008), pp. 11-25
‘Journalism and Democracy Across Borders’, in Michael Schudson (ed.), Institutions of Democracy: The Press (Oxford and New York, 2005; French and German translations forthcoming)
‘Global Civil Society?’, The Sociologist, 2 (Spring 2005), pp. 10-13.
‘The Ironies of Religion and Politics’, The New York Times December 5, 2004
‘Humble Democracy?’, CSD Bulletin volume 10, 3 (Winter 2004)
‘Rahvahaaletus on iganenud nahtus’, Eesti Ekspress (Talinn) April 29 2004, p. B7
‘Civil Society’, in John Hall and Frank Trentmann (eds.), Civil Society Reader (London 2004)
‘Ethics Beyond Borders’, in Emil Brix and Peter Kampits (eds.), Zivilgesellschaft zwischen Liberalismus und Kommunitarismus (Vienna 2003), pp. 149-184
‘Reflexiones sobre la Sociedad Civil Global’, in Jose Vidal Beneyto (ed) Hacia Una Sociedad Civil Global ( Madrid 2003), pp. 69-118
‘Democracy May Be Heading for Extinction’, The Straits Times (Singapore) December 28 2003
‘Der Elfenbeinturm und die Zivilgesellschaft [‘The Ivory Tower and Civil Society’]’, in Arnd Bauerkaemper (ed.), Die Praxis der Zivilgesellschaft. Akteure, Handeln und Strukturen im internationalen Vergleich (Frankfurt am Main 2003), pp. 383-395
‘A Polynesian Republic’, CSD Bulletin volume 10, 2 (Summer 2003), pp. 9-11
‘Maralinga’s Afterlife’, The Sunday Age (Melbourne) May 11 2003, pp. 1-4
‘A Message for the US: Practice What you Preach : An Interview with Sayyed Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah’, The Daily Star (Beirut), January 17 2003
‘Harder Than War’, Times Literary Supplement (London) February 21 2003, p. 10
‘Kdo byl Vaclav Havel’, Lidové Noviny (Prague) February 1 2003, pp. 13, 15
‘Cosmocracy’, New Economy vol. 9, no. 2, June 2002, pp. 65-71.
‘Fateful Tendencies’, Index on Citizenship vol.1, 2002, pp. 80-93.
‘Miedo y democracia’, Pasajes (Spring 2002), pp. 13-28
‘Fear and Democracy’, in Kenton Worcester, Sally Avery Bermanzohn, and Mark Ungar (eds.) Violence and Politics. Globalization’s Paradox (London and New York, 2002), pp. 226-245.
‘Thomas Paine’, in Alan Charles Kor (ed.), Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment (Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York, 2002).
‘Civil and Uncivil Violence in Lebanon’, Daily Star (Beirut), November 9 2002 (also translated and published in Arabic)
‘Cap a una societat civil global?’ L’Espill numbers 8/9, Tardor-Hivern 2001, pp. 26-34.
‘Third Way Politics: an interview with Toshihiko Kashara’, Mainichi (Tokyo) 29 May 2001, p.7
‘Global Civil Society?’, in Helmut Anheier et. al. (eds.), Global Civil Society 2001 (Oxford 2001), pp. 23-47; reprinted in Ronnie D. Lipschutz (ed.), Civil Society and Social Movements (Aldersrhot and Burlington, 2006).
‘The Balkan Democratic Circle’, Politika Belgrade 17th March 2001, p. 3.
‘Who’s in charge here? The need for a rule of law to regulate the emerging global civil society’ Times Literary Supplement, May 18, 2001, pp. 13-15.
‘Liberty of the Press [in Farsi]’ Kiyan Tehran, Oct/Nov 2000.
'Some Reflections on The Good Citizen', The Communication Review (Summer 2000), pp. 1-5.
(with Milton Tosto), 'Against Servitude: An Interview with Quentin Skinner', CSD Bulletin, volume 7, number 2 (Summer 2000), pp. 10-13.
‘Milosevic keeps power because Serbs don’t want to lose Caesar [an interview]’, Vijesti Montenegro, Monday 27th March 2000 p. 10.
‘Interview with John Keane’ Diskrepancija Zagreb, vol 1, No 2, December 2000, pp. 83-93.
‘Secularism?’ The Political Quarterly vol. 71, no. s1, August 2000, pp. 5-19.
Review of In Praise of Meekness: Essays on Ethics and Politics Noberto Bobbio CSD Bulletin vol. 9, no.1, Winter 2001-2002, pp 15-16.
'Keeping Tabs on Power: An Interview', CSD Bulletin. Vol. 7, number 1 (Winter 1999-2000), pp. 10-12, 18; translated into Czech in Listy (Prague), June 2000.
‘The Limits of Secularism’ in John L. Esposito and Azzam Tamimi (eds) Islam and Secularism in the Middle East (London 2000), pp. 29-38.
‘Structural Transformations of the Public Sphere’, in Kenneth L. Hacker and Jan van Dijk (eds.) Digital Democracy. Issues of Theory and Practice (London 2000); translated into Farsi 2004.
'Abundancia Communicativa y Democracia [an interview]', Debate, Lima, volume 20, number 104 (December 1998-January 1999), pp. 54-56.
‘On Communicative Abundance’ , CSD Perspectives, London 1999.
'Secularism?', introduction to David Marquand and Ronald L. Nettler (eds), Religion and Democracy (Oxford 2000), pp. 5-19.
'Lo Público en la Era de la Abundancia Communicativa', in Miguel Giusti (ed.), Civdadanos en la Sociedad de la Información (Lima, Peru,1999),pp. 23-40
'The Future of Democracy in the Islamic World: introductory remarks to a symposium on the political life of Benazir Bhutto', London, November 1999.
'The Blue Bloods of Oz', The Sunday Times, London, 17 October 1999, p. 5
'Public Life in the Era of Communicative Abundance', Canadian Journal of Communication, volume 24, number 2 (Spring 1999), pp. 165-178 (translated into Portuguese in Margrem Tecnologia, cultura [Sao Paulo 1998], pp. 97-111.
'On the Road to Utopia? An Interview with Francis Fukuyama,' The Independent (London), 19 June 1999
‘The sacred in a secular age [an interview]’ Al-Ahram Weekly. number 411, 7-13 January 1999.
'Unplanned Stopover on the Road to Revolution', Financial Times (London), May 2-3 1998
'Det Civile Samfund Som Vaern Mod Vold [an interview', Dagbladet Information (Copenhagen), 31 December 1999, p. 23
'Václava Havel [an interview with Jan Cul'k]', Reflex (Prague), 41 (1999), pp. 66-67; reprinted with accompanying reactions and documents in 'Václav Havel, John Keane a Demokratická Revoluce 1989', in Jan Culik, . . . jak Cesi jednaj' (Chomutov, 2000), pp. 7-47; an English version appears as ‘Pricking Havel’s Bottom’, Central Europe Review, volume 1, 15 (October 1999).
‘National Identity, Citizenship and the Media: the European Case’, in Joel Smith (ed.), Media Policy, National Identity and Citizenry in Changing Democratic Societies (Duke University Press, 1998), pp. 33-45
‘The Humbling of the Intellectuals’, The Times Literary Supplement, August 28, 1998, pp.14-16
‘El Ciudadano Keane [an interview]’, Caretas (Lima), 2 July 1998, pp.28, 63
‘El Ciudadania y abundancia informativa’, El Comercio (Lima), 28 June 1998, p.5
‘The Limits of Secularism’, The Times Literary Supplement, January 9, 1998, pp 12-13 (translated into Turkish and Arabic)
(with Takashi Inoguchi et. al.) ‘The Changing Nature of Democracy’ in Takashi Inoguchi et.al., The Changing Nature of Democracy, (United Nations University Press 1998), pp.1-19
‘Champagne Republicanism: Australia’s Challenge to the Imperial Connection’, Sources (Autumn 1997), pp 37-52
‘The Media and Democracy’, Politika (Beograd), May 15, 1997
‘Meditations on Turkeys’, New Statesman, March 27, 1997, pp 51-52
`The Philadelphia Story', The Times Higher Education Supplement, October, 4, 1996
`Uncivil City', CSD Bulletin, Volume 4, 1 (Autumn 1996)
‘Towards a Journalism of Shame’, in Elections and the Arts of Journalism, (Savajevo, 1996)
`The Declaration of Independence', New Statesman, July 5, 1996
‘Lunch with the Financial Times: An Interview’, Financial Times, 25-26 May, 1996
‘Opasni Reszimi: an Interview with Milica Pesic, Vrema, 27 April, 1996, pp 28-29 (republished in Feral Tribune [Croatia] and broadcast on Radio Free Europe)
`Power of a modest proposal', The Observer, March 17, 1996 (reprinted in The Globe and Mail [Toronto] and Jean Wyrick (ed.), Steps to Writing Well with Additional Readings)
‘Dissecting Democracy: An Interview’, ABC Radio 24 Hours, January 1996, pp 30-31
`Naciones y nacionalismo: Respuesta a Cardús y Estruch', Revista internacional de ciencias sociales, 44 (June 1995), pp.395-398 (translated into Russian, Chinese, Arabic and French)
`Structural Transformations of the Public Sphere', The Communcation Review, Volume 1, Number 1 (1995), pp.1-22 (translated into Spanish, Serbo-Croatian, Portuguese and into Farsi in Rasaneh: A Persian Media Quarterly, January 2005); reprinted (with amendments) in Kenneth Hacker and Jan van Dijk (eds), Digital Democracy (London and New York, 2000), and in Margaret Scammell and Holli Semetko (eds), The Media, Journalism and Democracy (Aldershot and Burlington, 2000)
`A Reply to Nicholas Garnham', The Communication Review, ibid, pp.27-32
`Se acerca el fin del segundo porfiriato', Pol'tica (Mexico City), 22 March 1995
`Positiva, la Integración Europea' (an interview with Maria de Jesus Espinosa), Excelsior (Mexico City), 28, March 23, 1995, pp.1-2
`Tom Paine and "The People": the dangers of popular sovereignty', Times Literary Supplement, 4800, (March, 1995), pp.13-14
`Interview with Héctor Zamarrón', Enfoque (Mexico City), April 9, 1995, pp.12-13
`A Rebel For All Seasons', The Times Magazine (May 6, 1995), pp.25-27
`Uncivil Society: An Interview', Politika (Belgrade), 30 May 1995, p.12
`Bez drzave nema civilnog drustva', Nasa Borba (Belgrade), 10-11 June 1995, p.7
`Det civile samfund' [An interview with Carsten Jensen], Information (Copenhagen), 11 November, 1994
`Religion and Liberty', Times Literary Supplement, 4741 (February 11, 1994), pp.13-14
`Public Spheres', CSD Bulletin, Volume 2, number 1 (Autumn 1994), pp.10-11
`Civility and Civil War?, CSD Bulletin, Volume 1, number 2, (January 1994), p.10
`The Long-term Crisis of Public Service Broadcasting' (an interview with Yngue Finslo, Klassekampen 8 February, 1994
`The Future of Public Life' (an interview with Anne Lene Dale), Morgenbladet, 4-7 February, 1994
`Parabol-demokratiet', Universitas (Oslo), 19 January, 1994
`I Demokracija Proizvodi Strah [An interview with Veljka Colic Peisker'], Profil (December 1993), pp 26-27
`Démocratie Républicaine, nation, nationalisme: repenser les Droits de l'Homme de Thomas Paine', in Bernard Vincent (ed). Thomas Paine ou La République Sans Frontières (Nancy, 1993) pp 137-158; translated in Filozofski Vestnik/Acta Philosophica (Ljubljana), 2, 1993
`Democracy and the Paradoxes of Fear: An Interview', Croatian Radio III (Zagreb November 18, 1993)
`A Citizen Extraordinary', CSD Bulletin Volume 1, number 1 (October 1993), pp 10-11
Democracy and the Decline of Public Service Media (in Russian, UNESCO, Moscow and Paris, 1993)
`Ferdinand Tönnies and Public Life', in Orlando Miranda (ed) On Ferdinand Tönnies (in Portuguese, Editora da Universidade de Sao Paulo, 1993), pp 1-48
`Politics and Fear'. An interview with Veljka Colic Peisker, Croatian Radio III (Zagreb, October, 1993).
`Demokratie und die Medien - ein Verhältnis ohne Verfassung', in Bernhard Schäfers (ed) Lebensverhältnisse und soziale Konflikte im neuen Europa. Verhandlungen des 26. Deutschen Soziologentages in Düsseldorf 1992 (Frankfurt and New York, 1993), pp 596-603
`Despotizan i demokracija', in Z. Pokrovac (ed), Gradansko Drustvo i Drzava (Zagreb, 1992) pp 133-169
`Power-Sharing Islam?' in A Tamimi (ed), Power-Sharing Islam? (London, 1993), pp 15-31
`Freedom of the press', Erasmus, Volume 1, 1 (1993), pp 90-93
Nations, Nationalism and the European Citizen (CSD Perspectives, Research Papers, 2 (Autumn, 1993); revised version printed in International Social Science Journal, 140 (June 1994), pp 169-184 (translated into Russian, French, Spanish, Arabic); reprinted in Sukumar Periwal (ed), Notions of Nationalism (Oxford, New York and Prague, 1995)
`Tom Paine and his Thetford' [An interview], The Thetford Society Magazine, no.2, (December 1992), 6-8
`Democracy and the Media - Without Foundations', Political Studies (1992), XL, pp 116-129 (translated into Croatian, Ukrainian and German)
"The Democratic Leviathan" (in Bulgarian), Kultura (Sofia), September 11, 1992
"Norberto Bobbio" in R Benewick and Philip Green (eds) The Routledge Dictionary of Twentieth Century Political Thinkers (London and New York 1992) pp 25-27
`Questions for Europe' in Brian Nelson (ed) The Future of Europe (London and New York 1992, translated into Polish and first published in Res Publica [Warsaw], vol 3, 7  pp 27-29
`The Patriot and the Other', [[b||Times Literary Supplement], 21 August, 1992 (translated into German, French and Greek)
`Barbarski Drugi', Delo (Ljubljana), an interview with Marja Novak, 11 April, 1992, p 23
`Le declin du parti de compromis', in L Maheu and A Sales (eds), La Récomposition du Politique (Montréal, 1992) pp 93-128
`Loque queda de la izquierda', Debats, 39 (March 1992), pp 57-62
`Protistranická Politika', Proglas, (Prague) 3 (1992), pp 34-39
`Nationalism in Europe', an interview with Milos Djurzjevic, Radio Zagreb 1, 4 July, 1992
`Nationalismi, Muukalasviha ja Rasismi Tunkevat Eurooppaan', Ydin (Helsinki), 2/92, pp 4-7 (an interview with Tapani Lausti)
`Democracy and the Media', International Social Science Journal (August 1991, pp 523-540; translated into Russian, French, Japanese, Italian, Arabic and Chinese)
`Sovereignty and the Democratic Leviathan', in Marc Raboy (ed), Media Crises and Democracy (London and Beverley Hills, 1991; translated into Bulgarian 1992) pp 16-33
`Stretching the Limits of the Democratic Imagination', in J Carens (ed) Democracy and Possessive Individualism: the Intellectual Legacy of C B Macpherson (Albany, 1993), pp 105-136
`Democracy, War and the Rights of Man', TPS Bulletin, Volume 2, 1 (1992), pp 7-12
`Citizens' Rights in Europe', BBC World Service (an interview with Tapani Lausti, translated into Finnish), 16 November 1991
`What's Left of What's Left', Times Literary Supplement, 21 June 1991, pp 7-8 (translated into Spanish and reprinted in TO BHMA (Athens), 7 July 1991
`A European Citizen?', END News Bulletin, Summer 1991, pp 19-20
`The Future of the Welfare State in Europe', BBC World Service (an interview in German), 11 April 1991
`Il cittadino europeo: nuova specie umana', Il Gazzetino di Venezia (an interview with Guiseppe Campolieti), 25 May 1991, p 7
`The Idea of the Left' in David McLellan and Sean Sayers (eds), Democracy and Socialism (London 1991)
`Questions of Democracy: An Interview', Chartist (Winter 1990-91), pp 27-29
"The Coming Decade of Citizenship: An Interview with Sir Ralf Dahrendorf" The Guardian, August l, 1990
"Social Policy and Socialism', in Bob Deacon and Julia Szalai (eds) Social Policy in the New Eastern Europe (London 1990) pp 27-33
`The Politics of Retreat', The Political Quarterly, Vol 61, no 3 (July-September 1990), pp 340-352
`Soviet Reforms', The Guardian, 4 May 1990, p 14
`The Polish Laboratory', New Left Review, 179 (January-February 1990), pp 103-110
`Rebel with a Cause', The Australian, December 23-23, 1989
`An Interview' in Tatjana Sikosha, The Internationalisation of Civil Society (The Hague, 1989)
`I see no radiant tomorrows' The Sunday Telegraph, September 10, 1989
"A Land of Cockayne. An Interview with André Gorz" New Statesman and Society, 12 May 1989, pp 26-31 (translated into French and German)
"Democracy and the Decline of the Left" introduction to Norberto Bobbio, Dictatorship and Democracy, (London, 1989) pp vii-xxviii
"Liberty of the Press in the 1990s" New Formations, 8 (Summer 1989), pp 35-54 (translated into Hungarian)
"Citizenship and the Freedom of the Media" Political Quarterly, Vol 60, 3 (July-September 1989)
"The Foundations of Civil Society: An Interview" Vjesnik (Zagreb), 7 January, 1989
(with David Held) "Socialism and the Limits of State Action", in James Curran (ed), The Future of the Left (Polity Press, Cambridge, 1984) pp 170-181; translated into Slovene in Tomaz Mastnak (ed) Socialisticna Civilna Druzba? (Ljubljana, Zbornik, 1985) pp 141-152, and reprinted in Vera Gathy (ed) State and Civil Society: Relationships in Flux (Budapest, 1989)
"Reform of the Rump", New Statesman and Society 16 December 1988, pp 29-32
`On the Edge' New Statesman and Society, 4 November 1988, pp 21-24
"Coup Yugoslav-style" New Statesman and Society, 24 June 1988, p 7
"Sovjetska svoboda? [Soviet freedom?] 2 (in Slovene), Teleks, 23, (June 1988)
"The Democracy Facing Gorbachev", New Statesman, 20 May 1988, pp 20-l
"Dictatorship and the Decline of Parliament", (in Slovene) Vestnik, 8, 2, (1987), pp 107-129
"More Theses on the Philosophy of History", in James Tully (ed) Meaning and Context: Quentin Skinner and His Critics (Cambridge and Princeton, 1988)
"Hopes for Polish Democracy: An Interview with Adam Michnik", The Times Literary Supplement, February 19, 1988, pp 188-199; reprinted in Harper's Magazine (June 1988), and translated and published in Spanish and Serbo-Croatian, and broadcast in Polish by BBC Radio
Why Civil Society is Important to Socialists ... and Others (New York, 1983). Translated into Slovene in Problemi (Ljubljana) 12 (1984), pp 27-35; reprinted in part (as a feuilleton) in Mladina (Ljubljana), 7 February 1986, and in Tomaz Mastnak (ed), Socialisticna Civilna Druzba? (Ljubljana, Zbornik, 1985) pp 29-59; translated into Serbo-Croatian in Student (Beograd), 30 April 1986, in Gledista (Beograd), 5-6 (May 1988) pp 38-59, and in Medieljna Dalmacija (Split), 21 August 1988
"The Modern Democratic Revolution", in Tomaz Mastnak and Rado Riha (eds) The Subject in Democracy (Ljubljana, 1988), pp 36-48
(with John Owens) "The Political Dangers of a Statutory Right to Work", Critical Social Policy (Autumn 1987)
"Greening Politics: An Interview with Claus Offe", New Socialist, March 1987, pp 26-29
"Despotism and Democracy. The Late Eighteenth Century Origins of the Distinction Between Civil Society and the State" (in German), in Jürgen Kocka (ed), Bürgerlichkeit im 19. Jahrhunderts (Frankfurt am Main, 1987)
"Civil society and the Peace Movement in Britain", Thesis Eleven, 8 (1984), pp 5-22; translated into Serbo-Croatian in Nase Teme (Zagreb), 10 (1984), and reprinted in V Pavlovic, Obnova Utopiiskih Energija (Beograd, 1987)
"The Nation-State and Violence", Politics (Canberra), volume 22, l (May, 1987)
"Doing Without Utopias; An Interview with Vacláv Havel", Times Literary Supplement, January 23, 1987, pp 81-83; reprinted in Harper's Magazine (May 1987), in New Politics (New York), volume 1, 3 (Summer 1987), and translated and published in French, Italian, Czech, Serbo-Croatian, Hungarian and Spanish
Translator of Claus Offe, "Notes Towards a Theory of Late Capitalism", in Nico Stehr et al (eds), German Sociology, (Columbia University Press, New York and London, 1987)
"The Modern Democratic Revolution: Reflections on Jean-Francois Lyotard's La condition postmoderne", The Chicago Review, volume 35, 4 (1987), pp 4-19 (reprinted in Andrew Benjamin (ed) Judging Lyotard (London and New York, 1992; reprinted in revised form in Victor Taylor and Gregg Lambert [eds.], Jeane-Francois Lyotard: Critical Evaluations in Cultural Theory [New York and London, 2006])
"As If We Were Strangers", New Socialist, January 1987, pp 28-32
(with John Owens) "The Full Employment Illusion", Critical Social Policy, (Autumn, 1986)
"Yugoslavia's Permanent Crisis", East European Reporter, vol 2, 2 (Autumn, 1986), pp 46-50
"The Welfare State: An Interview with Claus Offe", Telos, 58 (Winter 1983-84), pp 168-184; translated into French in Revue internationale d'action communautaire, (Hiver, 1984-5), and into Japanese in Shiso (June 1986)
(with John Owens) "Working Towards a Guaranteed Income", The Guardian (Economics Agenda), May 7, 1986, p 23
(with John Owens) "Like the Poor, the Jobless will always be with us" The Guardian (Economics Agenda), April 30, 1986, p 25
Professor John Keane
"Surveillance State", [[b||New Society], 31 January, 1986, pp 204-205
"Hegel Against Marx, New Society, 16 August 1985, pp 237-8
"The State and Civil Society: From Hobbes to Marx, and Beyond", translated into Slovene in Tomaz Mastnak (ed), Socialisticna Civilna Druzba? (Ljubljana, Zbornik, 1985), pp 60-86
"C B Macpherson and the Democratic Revolution", Theoria, 3-4 (1985), pp 21-33
Translator of Claus offe, "The Future of the Labour Market", Telos, 60 (Summer, 1984) pp 81-96; reprinted in Gabriel Fragnière (ed) The Future of Work, (Maastricht, 1984)
(with Patrick Wright) "The Fire Next Time in East Europe", New Socialist, October 1984, pp 55-56
"Elements of a Theory of Public Life II: From Tönnies to Habermas and Beyond", Canadian Journal of Political and Social Theory/Revue Canadienne de theorie politique et sociale, vol 8 (Winter - Spring 1984), pp 139-162
Project Co-ordinator, Voices from Prague. Documents on Czechoslovakia and the Peace Movement, (London, 1983)
"Hermeneutics and the Human Sciences", Political Studies, vol 30, 4 (December 1982), p 624
"Elements of a Theory of Public Life: I", Canadian Journal of Political and Social Theory/Revue canadienne de theorie politique et sociale, vol 6, (Fall-Winter 1982-3), pp 11-49
Guest editor, `Power and Ideology', special double issue of the Canadian Journal of Political and Social Theory/Revue canadienne de theorie politique et sociale, vol 7, (Winter-Spring, 1983)
"Democracy and the Theory of Ideology", ibid, pp 5-17
Translator of Jürgen Habermas, "Some Conditions for Revolutionising Late Capitalist Societies", ibid, pp 39-54
`Power, Legitimacy and the Fate of Liberal Contract Theory', Praxis International], 2 3 (October 1982), pp 284-296
"The Role of Intellectuals in the 1980's", Telos, 50 (Winter 1981-82), pp 154-7
"Communication and the Problem of Voluntary Servitude", Media, Culture and Society, 4 (May 1982), pp 161-170
"The Problem of Political Obligation", Politics, November 1981, pp 71-2
"On the `New' History: Quentin Skinner's proposals for a New History of Political Ideology", Telos, 47 (Spring 1981) pp 174-183
"Crisis in the Industrial World?" ibid vol 3, 2 (Spring-Summer 1979), pp 183-189
"The Legacy of Political Economy", Canadian Journal of Political and Social Theory/Revue canadienne de theorie politique et sociale, vol 2, 3 (Summer-Fall 1978), pp 49-92
"On Turning Theory Against Itself", Theory and Society, (Fall 1977), pp 561-572
"On Belaboring the Theory of Economic Crisis", New German Critique, 2: 4 (Winter 1975), pp 125-130
"Work and interaction in Habermas", Arena, 38 (1975), pp 51-68: reprinted with some modification in New German Critique, 6 (Fall, 1975) pp 82-100
(with Brian Singer): "On Conceptual Archaeology", Telos, 22 (Winter 1974-75), pp 148-153
Worker Control, Self-Management and Secondary Industry: The British Experience, (Black Rose Pamphlet), (Montréal 1974)