Professor Simon Tormey

BA PhD (Wales)

A26 - R.C. Mills Building
The University of Sydney


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Biographical details

Simon Tormey is currently Head of the School of Social and Political Sciences. Prior to his appointment at Sydney in 2009 he was Professor and Head of the School of Politics and International Relations and founding Director of the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ) at the University of Nottingham UK. He was educated at the University of Wales, Swansea receiving his doctorate in 1991. He was a Research Scholar and Lecturer at the University of Leicester before joining Nottingham in 1990. In 2005 he was awarded a personal chair in Politics and Critical Theory.

Simon has wide interests across politics, critical theory, philosophy and history. He is the author of numerous books and articles including Making Sense of Tyranny: Interpretations of Totalitarianism (Manchester University Press, 1995), Politics at the Edge (co-edited with C Pierson) Agnes Heller: Socialism, Autonomy and the Postmodern (Manchester University Press, 2001), Anti-Capitalism (Oxford: Oneworld, 2004, revised edition 2013), and Key Thinkers from Critical Theory to Post-Marxism (London: Sage, 2006). His most recent books are The End of Representative Politics (Cambridge: Polity, 2015) and The Refiguring of Democracy (London: Routledge, 2017). He has published articles in journals such as Radical Philosophy, Thesis Eleven, The Journal of Political Ideologies, Political Studies, Critique of Anthropology and Historical Materialism. His work has been translated into Chinese, Korean, Indonesian, Turkish, Polish, Spanish, Italian, French, Hungarian and German. His current research concerns the causes and consequences of the contemporary crisis of representative politics.

Simon is co-editor of 'Reappraising the Political' a monograph series with Manchester University Press (with Jon Simons - Indiana). For many years he was an editor of Contemporary Political Theory, one of the leading theory journals in the world.

Research interests

Chief interests: Political Theory; Political Sociology; European Politics; Critical Theory; Social Movements; Philosophy and Methodology of Social Enquiry.

Current projects

Current projects include:

The Crisis of Representative Politics -Political and philosophical aspects of the erosion of representation (voting, party membership, political trust, collective identities and ideologies). What are the causes and normative consequences of the crisis? Is the rise of populism a cause or an effect of the crisis?

Connective Politics and Governance– various projects looking at the mechanisms by which decentralised social movements mobilise using ICT (Twitter, Facebook, Reddit). What are the consequences of the shift from traditional forms of collective action based around asymetric organisational forms to network forms based on horizontal forms? How can we measure the effectiveness of these new political organisations? How does connective politics translate into effective participatory governance?

Digitisation, new media logics and the Political– The current epoch is increasingly framed in terms of the digital revolution. (“the second machine age” etc) What is the impact of the digital in terms of our understanding of how politics works, for whom (‘infopolitics’ vs ‘biopolitics’)? What is the impact of new ‘media logics’ (Web.2 etc) on our understanding of political needs and capacities? Does communicative abundance and hyper-mediation reinforce distance, anomie or create new kinds of immediacy in political terms?

In the media

Simon appears regularly in the media commenting in particular on British, EU and European politics for Sky Business, Sky News, ABC News, Bloomberg, CNBC and the BBC.

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected grants

2015

  • Everyday Social Media Network; Goggin G, Vromen A, Martin F, Bednarek M, Bollmer G, Brevini B, Calvo R, Chen P, Chesher C, Driscoll C, Dwyer T, Elliot A, Hutchinson J, Mann A, Martin G, Michael M, Navarria G, Race K, Rolph D, Tormey S, Weatherall K; Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences/FASS Collaborative Research Scheme.

2012

  • The Sydney Social Justice Project; Carney T, Celermajer D, Connell R, Freebody P, Goodwin S, Graycar R, Ivison D, Keane J, Kinley D, Meagher G, Schlosberg D, Sluga G, Tormey S; DVC Research/Research Network Scheme (SyReNS).

2011

  • Political effects of Cyber-protest in China; Sullivan J, Tormey S; DVC Research/Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Scheme.

2007

  • Social Movements in the Developing World; Tormey S; University of Nottingham/Research Support.

2006

  • principal applicant for three five year postdoctoral fellowships on the theme 'China, gloabalisati; Tormey S; Research Councils UK (RCUK)/Research Pilot Study.
  • Dean's Fund - to support the development of taught postgraduate programmes on the theme of global; Tormey S; University of Nottingham/Research Support.
  • Feasibility Study to investigate developing the global dimension in Education with specific referenc; Tormey S; Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)/Research Grant.
  • 'Global Civil Society' scoping project; Tormey S; University of Nottingham/Research Support.
  • University of Nottingham Graduate School - course development fund; Tormey S; University of Nottingham/Research Support.

2005

  • University of Nottingham Research Leave Enhancement Scheme; Tormey S; University of Nottingham/Research Support.
  • University of Nottingham Research Committee funding for a Centre for the Study of Social and Global; Tormey S; University of Nottingham/Research Support.
  • Travel Grant - ECPR Joint Workshops, Granada, Spain; Tormey S; University of Nottingham/Travel Grant.

2004

  • Travel Grant - Conference on 'Intensities', Ontario, Canada; Tormey S; University of Nottingham/Travel Grant.

2002

  • Travel Grant - international symposium on the work of Agnes Heller, Budapest, Hungary; Tormey S; University of Nottingham/Travel Grant.

Selected publications

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Books

  • Feenstra, R., Tormey, S., Casero-Ripolles, A., Keane, J. (2017). Refiguring Democracy: The Spanish Political Laboratory. Routledge.
  • Feenstra, R., Tormey, S., Casero-Ripolles, A., Keane, J. (2016). La reconfiguracion de la democracia: el laboratorio politico espanol. Granada: Editorial Comares.
  • Tormey, S. (2015). The End of Representative Politics. Cambridge: Polity Press.
  • Tormey, S. (2013). Anti-Capitalism: A Beginners Guide [revised edition]. London, UK: Oneworld.
  • Tormey, S., Townsend, J. (2006). Key Thinkers from Critical Theory to Post-Marxism. UK: Sage Publications.
  • Tormey, S. (2004). Anti-Capitalism: A Beginner's Guide. UK: Oneworld.
  • Tormey, S. (2001). Agnes Heller: Socialism, Autonomy and the Postmodern. USA: Manchester University Press.
  • Tormey, S. (1995). Making Sense of Tyranny: Interpretations of Totalitarianism. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
  • Tormey, S. (1992). Totalitarizm. Istanbul: Ayrinti Press.

Edited Books

  • Tormey, S., Pierson, C. (2001). Politics at the Edge: The PSA Yearbook 1999. UK: Macmillan Press.

Book Chapters

  • Tormey, S. (2014). Between Modernism and Postmodernism: Castoriadis and the Politics of Heterodox Marxism. In Vrasidas Karalis (Eds.), Cornelius Castoriadis and Radical Democracy, (pp. 177-195). Leiden: Brill. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2012). Anarchy. In George Ritzer (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization, (pp. 60-62). UK: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2012). Anti-capitalism. In George Ritzer (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization, (pp. 69-71). UK: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
  • Tormey, S. (2012). Discourse theories and post-structuralism. In Rodney Smith, Ariadne Vromen, Ian Cook (Eds.), Contemporary Politics in Australia: Theories, Practices and Issues, (pp. 46-55). Melbourne, Australia: Cambridge University Press. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2012). Resistance movements. In George Ritzer (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization, (pp. 1801-1805). UK: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
  • Robinson, A., Tormey, S. (2011). Resisting 'global justice': disrupting the colonial emancipatory logic of the West. In A.Banai, M. Ronzoni, C. Schemmel (Eds.), Social Justice, Global Dynamics: Theoretical and empirical perspectives, (pp. 61-74). London, United Kingdom: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2010). Ernesto Laclau (1934-) and Chantal Mouffe (1943-). In Jon Simons (Eds.), From Agamben to Zizek: Contemporary Critical Theorists, (pp. 144-160). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Tormey, S. (2010). Global Justice Movement. In Nigel Young (Eds.), The Oxford International Encyclopaedia of Peace, (pp. 269-273). Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. [More Information]
  • Robinson, A., Tormey, S. (2010). Living in Smooth Space: Deleuze, Postcolonialism and the Subaltern. In Simone Bignall, Paul Patton (Eds.), Deleuze and the Postcolonial, (pp. 20-40). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Robinson, A., Tormey, S. (2009). Is 'Another World' Possible? Laclau, Mouffe and Social Movements. In Adrian Little and Moya Lloyd (Eds.), The Politics of Radical Democracy, (pp. 133-157). Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Tormey, S., Robinson, A. (2009). Utopias without transcendence? Post-left anarchy, immediacy and utopian energy. In Hayden, Patrick; el-Ojeili, Chamsy (Eds.), Globalization and Utopia: Critical Essays, (pp. 156-175). London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Tormey, S. (2009). Why does Agnes Heller Matter? Political Action, Social Change and Radical Politics in the Twenty First Century. In Terezakis, Katie (Eds.), Engaging Agnes Heller: A Critical Companion, (pp. 45-62). Lanham & Plymoth.
  • Tormey, S. (2006). After Gleneagles: Where next? In David Harvie, Keir Milburn, Ben Trott, David Watts (Eds.), Shut Them Down! The Global G8, Gleneagles 2005 and the Movement of Movements, (pp. 337-349). United States: Autonomedia.
  • Tormey, S. (2006). The two faces of democracy in the work of Agnes Heller. In Mihaly Vajda and Janos Boros (Eds.), Ethics and Heritage: Essays on the Philosphy of Agnes Heller, (pp. 197-224). Pecs Hungary: Brambauer.
  • Robinson, A., Tormey, S. (2005). 'Horizontals', 'Verticals' and the Conflicting Logics of Transformative Politics. In Patrick Hayden and Chamsy el-Ojeili (Eds.), Confronting Globalisation: Humanity, Justice and the Renewal of Politics after Postmodernism, (pp. 208-226). Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave.
  • Tormey, S. (2005). What is Tyranny? Considering the contested discourse of Domination in the Twenty-First Century. In Koivukoski, Toivo & Tabachnick, David E. (Eds.), Confronting Tyranny: Ancient Lessons for Global Politics, (pp. 67-79). UK: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers Inc.
  • Tormey, S. (2004). Jean-Francois Lyotard (1924-98). In Jon Simons (Eds.), Contemporary Critical Theorists: From Lacan to Said, (pp. 152-167). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Tormey, S. (2002). Karl Marx. In Jon Simons (Eds.), From Kant to Levi-Strauss: The Background to Contemporary Critical Theory, (pp. 50-64). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Tormey, S. (2002). Ludwig Wittgenstein. In Jon Simons (Eds.), From Kant to Levi-Strauss: The Background to Contemporary Critical Theory, (pp. 197-212). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Tormey, S. (2001). Agnes Heller: "radical universalism" after the "grand narrative". In Lawrence Wilde (Eds.), Marxism's Ethical Thinkers, (pp. 169-191). United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Tormey, S. (2000). Introduction. Politics at the Edge: The PSA Yearbook 1999, (pp. xii-xix). UK: Macmillan Press.

Journals

  • Tormey, S., Gagnon, J. (2018). The End of Representative Politics, Revisited. Democratic Theory, 5, 82-101. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2017). Reply: 'The End of Representative Politics' Review Symposium. European Political Science, 16(3), 440-445. [More Information]
  • Casero-Ripolles, A., Feenstra, R., Tormey, S. (2016). Old and New Media Logics in an Electoral Campaign: The Case of Podemos and the Two-Way Street Mediatization of Politics. International Journal of Press/Politics, 21(3), 378-397. [More Information]
  • Ordonez, V., Feenstra, R., Tormey, S. (2015). Citizens against Austerity: a Comparative Reflection on Plataforma de Afectados por la Hipoteca (PAH) and Bundnis Zwangsraumung Verhindern (BZV). Araucaria, 17(34), 133-154. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2015). Democracy will never be the same again: 21st Century Protest and the Transformation of Politics. Recerca, 17, 107-128. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2015). Reconstituting Realism: Feasibility, Utopia and Epistemological Imperfection. Contemporary Political Theory, 14(3), 276-313. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S., Feenstra, R. (2015). Reinventing the political party in Spain: the case of 15M and the Spanish mobilisations. Policy Studies, 36(6), 590-606. [More Information]
  • Moffitt, B., Tormey, S. (2014). Rethinking Populism: Politics, Mediatisation and Political Style. Political Studies, 62(2), 381-397. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2014). The Contemporary Crisis of Representative Democracy. Democratic Theory, 1(2), 104-112. [More Information]
  • Robinson, A., Tormey, S. (2012). Beyond the state: Anthropology and 'actually-existing-anarchism'. Critique of Anthropology, 32(2), 143-157. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2012). Occupy Wall Street: From Representation to Post-Representation. Journal of Critical Globalisation Studies, (5), 132-137.
  • Tormey, S. (2009). Not in my Name: Representation and its Discontents. Arts: the Proceedings of the Sydney University Arts Association, 31, 92-107.
  • Robinson, A., Tormey, S. (2009). Resisting ''Global Justice'': disrupting the colonial ''emancipatory'' logic of the West. Third World Quarterly, 30(8), 1395-1409. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2009). Simon Tormey interviews Gerald Cohen. Contemporary Political Theory, , 351-362. [More Information]
  • Robinson, A., Tormey, S. (2007). Beyond Representation? A Rejoinder. Parliamentary Affairs: a journal of representative politics, 60(1), 127-137. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2007). Consumption, resistance and everyday life: ruptures and continuities. Journal of Consumer Policy: consumer issues in law, economics and behavioral sciences, 30, 263-280. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2006). 'Not in my Name': Deleuze, Zapatismo and the Critique of Representation. Parliamentary Affairs: a journal of representative politics, 59(1), 138-154. [More Information]
  • Robinson, A., Tormey, S. (2006). Zizek's Marx: 'Sublime Object' or a 'Plague of Fantasies'? Historical Materialism, 14(3), 145-174. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2005). A 'Creative Power'?: The Uses of Deleuze. Contemporary Political Theory, 4(4), 414-430. [More Information]
  • Robinson, A., Tormey, S. (2005). A Ticklish Subject? Zizek and the Future of Left Radicalism. Thesis Eleven, 80, 94-107. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2005). From Utopian Worlds to Utopian Spaces: Reflections on the Contemporary Radical Imaginary and the Social Forum Process. Ephemera: theory and politics in organization, 5(2), 394-408.
  • Tormey, S. (2004). The 2003 European Social Forum: Where next for the anti-capitalist movement? Capital and Class, 84, 149-157.
  • Robinson, A., Tormey, S. (2003). New Labour's neoliberal Gleichschaltung: the case of higher education. The Commoner, 7(Spring/Summer), 1-27.
  • Tormey, S. (2001). Post-Marxism, Democracy and the Future of Radical Politics. Democracy and Nature, 7(1), 119-134.
  • Tormey, S. (2000). Gesprach mit Agnes Heller I. Sinn und Form: Beitraege zur Literatur, 52(2), 217-249.
  • Tormey, S. (2000). Gesprach mit Agnes Heller II. Sinn und Form: Beitraege zur Literatur, 52(5), 657-682.
  • Tormey, S. (1999). Interviews with Professor Agnes Heller (II). Daimon: revista de filosofia, 18, 5-38.
  • Tormey, S. (1999). Post-Marxism and the Ethics of Modernity. Radical Philosophy: journal of socialist feminist philosophy, 94, 29-39.
  • Tormey, S. (1998). From "rational utopia" to “will-to-utopia. On the "postmodern" turn in the recent work of Agnes Heller. Daimon: revista de filosofia, 17, 133-149.
  • Tormey, S. (1998). Interviews with Professor Agnes Heller (I). Daimon: revista de filosofia, 17, 21-50.
  • Tormey, S. (1998). The vicissitudes of “radical centrism". Journal of Political Ideologies, 3(2), 147-167.

Conferences

  • Tormey, S. (2016). The Contemporary Crisis of Representative Democracy. Senate Occasional Lecture Series, Canberra.

Reference Works

  • Tormey, S. (2014). 'Agnes Heller'. In M.T. Gibbons et al (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Political Thought. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Tormey, S. (2012). 'Anti-Capitalism'. In I. Ness (Eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest [2nd ed.]. New York: AK Press.
  • Tormey, S. (2009). 'Deleuze, Guattari and the Global Justice Movement'. In I. Ness (Eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest. (pp. 979-983). London and New York: Blackwell Publishers.
  • Tormey, S. (2009). 'Totalitarianism'. In M. Bevir (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Political Theory, vol III. (pp. 1379-1383). London: Sage.

2018

  • Tormey, S., Gagnon, J. (2018). The End of Representative Politics, Revisited. Democratic Theory, 5, 82-101. [More Information]

2017

  • Feenstra, R., Tormey, S., Casero-Ripolles, A., Keane, J. (2017). Refiguring Democracy: The Spanish Political Laboratory. Routledge.
  • Tormey, S. (2017). Reply: 'The End of Representative Politics' Review Symposium. European Political Science, 16(3), 440-445. [More Information]

2016

  • Feenstra, R., Tormey, S., Casero-Ripolles, A., Keane, J. (2016). La reconfiguracion de la democracia: el laboratorio politico espanol. Granada: Editorial Comares.
  • Casero-Ripolles, A., Feenstra, R., Tormey, S. (2016). Old and New Media Logics in an Electoral Campaign: The Case of Podemos and the Two-Way Street Mediatization of Politics. International Journal of Press/Politics, 21(3), 378-397. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2016). The Contemporary Crisis of Representative Democracy. Senate Occasional Lecture Series, Canberra.

2015

  • Ordonez, V., Feenstra, R., Tormey, S. (2015). Citizens against Austerity: a Comparative Reflection on Plataforma de Afectados por la Hipoteca (PAH) and Bundnis Zwangsraumung Verhindern (BZV). Araucaria, 17(34), 133-154. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2015). Democracy will never be the same again: 21st Century Protest and the Transformation of Politics. Recerca, 17, 107-128. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2015). Reconstituting Realism: Feasibility, Utopia and Epistemological Imperfection. Contemporary Political Theory, 14(3), 276-313. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S., Feenstra, R. (2015). Reinventing the political party in Spain: the case of 15M and the Spanish mobilisations. Policy Studies, 36(6), 590-606. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2015). The End of Representative Politics. Cambridge: Polity Press.

2014

  • Tormey, S. (2014). 'Agnes Heller'. In M.T. Gibbons et al (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Political Thought. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Tormey, S. (2014). Between Modernism and Postmodernism: Castoriadis and the Politics of Heterodox Marxism. In Vrasidas Karalis (Eds.), Cornelius Castoriadis and Radical Democracy, (pp. 177-195). Leiden: Brill. [More Information]
  • Moffitt, B., Tormey, S. (2014). Rethinking Populism: Politics, Mediatisation and Political Style. Political Studies, 62(2), 381-397. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2014). The Contemporary Crisis of Representative Democracy. Democratic Theory, 1(2), 104-112. [More Information]

2013

  • Tormey, S. (2013). Anti-Capitalism: A Beginners Guide [revised edition]. London, UK: Oneworld.

2012

  • Tormey, S. (2012). 'Anti-Capitalism'. In I. Ness (Eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest [2nd ed.]. New York: AK Press.
  • Tormey, S. (2012). Anarchy. In George Ritzer (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization, (pp. 60-62). UK: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2012). Anti-capitalism. In George Ritzer (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization, (pp. 69-71). UK: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
  • Robinson, A., Tormey, S. (2012). Beyond the state: Anthropology and 'actually-existing-anarchism'. Critique of Anthropology, 32(2), 143-157. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2012). Discourse theories and post-structuralism. In Rodney Smith, Ariadne Vromen, Ian Cook (Eds.), Contemporary Politics in Australia: Theories, Practices and Issues, (pp. 46-55). Melbourne, Australia: Cambridge University Press. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2012). Occupy Wall Street: From Representation to Post-Representation. Journal of Critical Globalisation Studies, (5), 132-137.
  • Tormey, S. (2012). Resistance movements. In George Ritzer (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization, (pp. 1801-1805). UK: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.

2011

  • Robinson, A., Tormey, S. (2011). Resisting 'global justice': disrupting the colonial emancipatory logic of the West. In A.Banai, M. Ronzoni, C. Schemmel (Eds.), Social Justice, Global Dynamics: Theoretical and empirical perspectives, (pp. 61-74). London, United Kingdom: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis. [More Information]

2010

  • Tormey, S. (2010). Ernesto Laclau (1934-) and Chantal Mouffe (1943-). In Jon Simons (Eds.), From Agamben to Zizek: Contemporary Critical Theorists, (pp. 144-160). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Tormey, S. (2010). Global Justice Movement. In Nigel Young (Eds.), The Oxford International Encyclopaedia of Peace, (pp. 269-273). Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. [More Information]
  • Robinson, A., Tormey, S. (2010). Living in Smooth Space: Deleuze, Postcolonialism and the Subaltern. In Simone Bignall, Paul Patton (Eds.), Deleuze and the Postcolonial, (pp. 20-40). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

2009

  • Tormey, S. (2009). 'Deleuze, Guattari and the Global Justice Movement'. In I. Ness (Eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest. (pp. 979-983). London and New York: Blackwell Publishers.
  • Tormey, S. (2009). 'Totalitarianism'. In M. Bevir (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Political Theory, vol III. (pp. 1379-1383). London: Sage.
  • Robinson, A., Tormey, S. (2009). Is 'Another World' Possible? Laclau, Mouffe and Social Movements. In Adrian Little and Moya Lloyd (Eds.), The Politics of Radical Democracy, (pp. 133-157). Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Tormey, S. (2009). Not in my Name: Representation and its Discontents. Arts: the Proceedings of the Sydney University Arts Association, 31, 92-107.
  • Robinson, A., Tormey, S. (2009). Resisting ''Global Justice'': disrupting the colonial ''emancipatory'' logic of the West. Third World Quarterly, 30(8), 1395-1409. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2009). Simon Tormey interviews Gerald Cohen. Contemporary Political Theory, , 351-362. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S., Robinson, A. (2009). Utopias without transcendence? Post-left anarchy, immediacy and utopian energy. In Hayden, Patrick; el-Ojeili, Chamsy (Eds.), Globalization and Utopia: Critical Essays, (pp. 156-175). London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Tormey, S. (2009). Why does Agnes Heller Matter? Political Action, Social Change and Radical Politics in the Twenty First Century. In Terezakis, Katie (Eds.), Engaging Agnes Heller: A Critical Companion, (pp. 45-62). Lanham & Plymoth.

2007

  • Robinson, A., Tormey, S. (2007). Beyond Representation? A Rejoinder. Parliamentary Affairs: a journal of representative politics, 60(1), 127-137. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2007). Consumption, resistance and everyday life: ruptures and continuities. Journal of Consumer Policy: consumer issues in law, economics and behavioral sciences, 30, 263-280. [More Information]

2006

  • Tormey, S. (2006). 'Not in my Name': Deleuze, Zapatismo and the Critique of Representation. Parliamentary Affairs: a journal of representative politics, 59(1), 138-154. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2006). After Gleneagles: Where next? In David Harvie, Keir Milburn, Ben Trott, David Watts (Eds.), Shut Them Down! The Global G8, Gleneagles 2005 and the Movement of Movements, (pp. 337-349). United States: Autonomedia.
  • Tormey, S., Townsend, J. (2006). Key Thinkers from Critical Theory to Post-Marxism. UK: Sage Publications.
  • Tormey, S. (2006). The two faces of democracy in the work of Agnes Heller. In Mihaly Vajda and Janos Boros (Eds.), Ethics and Heritage: Essays on the Philosphy of Agnes Heller, (pp. 197-224). Pecs Hungary: Brambauer.
  • Robinson, A., Tormey, S. (2006). Zizek's Marx: 'Sublime Object' or a 'Plague of Fantasies'? Historical Materialism, 14(3), 145-174. [More Information]

2005

  • Robinson, A., Tormey, S. (2005). 'Horizontals', 'Verticals' and the Conflicting Logics of Transformative Politics. In Patrick Hayden and Chamsy el-Ojeili (Eds.), Confronting Globalisation: Humanity, Justice and the Renewal of Politics after Postmodernism, (pp. 208-226). Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave.
  • Tormey, S. (2005). A 'Creative Power'?: The Uses of Deleuze. Contemporary Political Theory, 4(4), 414-430. [More Information]
  • Robinson, A., Tormey, S. (2005). A Ticklish Subject? Zizek and the Future of Left Radicalism. Thesis Eleven, 80, 94-107. [More Information]
  • Tormey, S. (2005). From Utopian Worlds to Utopian Spaces: Reflections on the Contemporary Radical Imaginary and the Social Forum Process. Ephemera: theory and politics in organization, 5(2), 394-408.
  • Tormey, S. (2005). What is Tyranny? Considering the contested discourse of Domination in the Twenty-First Century. In Koivukoski, Toivo & Tabachnick, David E. (Eds.), Confronting Tyranny: Ancient Lessons for Global Politics, (pp. 67-79). UK: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers Inc.

2004

  • Tormey, S. (2004). Anti-Capitalism: A Beginner's Guide. UK: Oneworld.
  • Tormey, S. (2004). Jean-Francois Lyotard (1924-98). In Jon Simons (Eds.), Contemporary Critical Theorists: From Lacan to Said, (pp. 152-167). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Tormey, S. (2004). The 2003 European Social Forum: Where next for the anti-capitalist movement? Capital and Class, 84, 149-157.

2003

  • Robinson, A., Tormey, S. (2003). New Labour's neoliberal Gleichschaltung: the case of higher education. The Commoner, 7(Spring/Summer), 1-27.

2002

  • Tormey, S. (2002). Karl Marx. In Jon Simons (Eds.), From Kant to Levi-Strauss: The Background to Contemporary Critical Theory, (pp. 50-64). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Tormey, S. (2002). Ludwig Wittgenstein. In Jon Simons (Eds.), From Kant to Levi-Strauss: The Background to Contemporary Critical Theory, (pp. 197-212). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

2001

  • Tormey, S. (2001). Agnes Heller: "radical universalism" after the "grand narrative". In Lawrence Wilde (Eds.), Marxism's Ethical Thinkers, (pp. 169-191). United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Tormey, S. (2001). Agnes Heller: Socialism, Autonomy and the Postmodern. USA: Manchester University Press.
  • Tormey, S., Pierson, C. (2001). Politics at the Edge: The PSA Yearbook 1999. UK: Macmillan Press.
  • Tormey, S. (2001). Post-Marxism, Democracy and the Future of Radical Politics. Democracy and Nature, 7(1), 119-134.

2000

  • Tormey, S. (2000). Gesprach mit Agnes Heller I. Sinn und Form: Beitraege zur Literatur, 52(2), 217-249.
  • Tormey, S. (2000). Gesprach mit Agnes Heller II. Sinn und Form: Beitraege zur Literatur, 52(5), 657-682.
  • Tormey, S. (2000). Introduction. Politics at the Edge: The PSA Yearbook 1999, (pp. xii-xix). UK: Macmillan Press.

1999

  • Tormey, S. (1999). Interviews with Professor Agnes Heller (II). Daimon: revista de filosofia, 18, 5-38.
  • Tormey, S. (1999). Post-Marxism and the Ethics of Modernity. Radical Philosophy: journal of socialist feminist philosophy, 94, 29-39.

1998

  • Tormey, S. (1998). From "rational utopia" to “will-to-utopia. On the "postmodern" turn in the recent work of Agnes Heller. Daimon: revista de filosofia, 17, 133-149.
  • Tormey, S. (1998). Interviews with Professor Agnes Heller (I). Daimon: revista de filosofia, 17, 21-50.
  • Tormey, S. (1998). The vicissitudes of “radical centrism". Journal of Political Ideologies, 3(2), 147-167.

1995

  • Tormey, S. (1995). Making Sense of Tyranny: Interpretations of Totalitarianism. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

1992

  • Tormey, S. (1992). Totalitarizm. Istanbul: Ayrinti Press.

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