Professor John Keane

PhD, University of Toronto; MA, University of Toronto; BA Hons (Adelaide)
Professor of Politics
Director, Sydney Democracy Network

A14 - The Quadrangle
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9036 7142

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Research interests

  • 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

Current research students

Project title Research student
How does Dewey's Democracy and Education apply today? Weihong LIANG
The use of social media by news organisations in China Xuanzi XU

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected grants

2017

  • The Crisis of Post-Truth Discourse; Enfield N, Wight C, Mann A, Keane J, Schlosberg D, Murray J; DVC Research/Sydney Research Excellence Initiative 2020 (SREI).

2013

  • Democracy at the End of the World: New Perspectives on the Politics and Government of Antarctica; Keane J; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • A practice in search of theory: the intellectual labour of social democracy; Soutphommasane T, Keane J; DVC Research/Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 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).

Selected publications

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Books

  • Keane, J. (2018). Power and Humility: The Future of Monitory Democracy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2018). When Trees Fall, Monkeys Scatter: Rethinking Democracy In China. London: World Scientific Publishing.
  • Feenstra, R., Tormey, S., Casero-Ripolles, A., Keane, J. (2017). Refiguring Democracy: The Spanish Political Laboratory. Abingdon: Routledge.
  • Feenstra, R., Tormey, S., Casero-Ripolles, A., Keane, J. (2016). La reconfiguracion de la democracia: el laboratorio politico espanol. Granada: Editorial Comares.
  • Keane, J. (2015). The Life and Death of Democracy. United Kingdom: W.W Norton & Company.
  • Keane, J. (2014). Violence and Democracy. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
  • Keane, J. (2013). Democracy and Media Decadence. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2009). Siddet ve Demokrasi. TAnkara, urkey: Imge Kitabevi.
  • Keane, J. (2009). The Life and Death of Democracy. United Kingdom: W.W Norton & Company.
  • Keane, J. (2009). Tom Paine: A Political Life. London, United Kingdom: Bloomsbury.
  • Keane, J. (2009). Vida e Morte da Democracia. Lisbon, Portugal: Edicoes 70, Lda.
  • Keane, J. (2008). La sociedad civil global y el gobierno del mundo. Barcelona, Spain: Editorial Hacer.
  • Keane, J. (2005). Det globale civilsamfund. Arhus, Denmark: Forlaget Klim.
  • Keane, J. (2004). Violence and Democracy. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
  • Keane, J. (2003). Global Civil Society?. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
  • Keane, J. (2002). Whatever Happened to Democracy?. London, United Kingdom: Institute for Public Policy Research.

Edited Books

  • Alonso, S., Keane, J., Merkel, W. (2011). The Future of Representative Democracy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Keane, J., Podunavac, M., Sparks, C. (2008). Politika i Strah [Politics and Fear]. Zagreb, Croatia: Politicka Kultura.
  • Keane, J. (2007). Civil Society: Berlin Perspectives. United States of America: Berghahn Books.

Book Chapters

  • Keane, J. (2019). The unfinished robots revolution: Ten tips for humans. In Aljosha Karim Schapals, Axel Bruns, & Brian McNair (Eds.), Digitizing Democracy, (pp. 214-224). New York: Routledge.
  • Keane, J. (2017). Eine kurze Geschichte uber die Zukunft von Wahlen. In Aurel Croissant, Sascha Kneip and Alexander Petring (Eds.), Demokratie, Diktatur, Gerechtigkeit: Festschrift fur Wolfgang Merkel, (pp. 53-73). Wiesbaden: Springer. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2015). Mediated Despotism: A World Beyond Democracy. In Jan Zielonka (Eds.), Media and Politics in New Democracies: Europe in a Comparative Perspective, (pp. 248-264). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2014). Foreword. Carnival China: China in the Era of Hu Jintao and Xi Jinping, (pp. ix-vv). London: Imperial College Press.
  • Keane, J. (2013). Children and Civil Society. In Jürgen Nautz, Paul Ginsborg and Ton Nijhuis (Eds.), The Golden Chain: Family, Civil Society and the State, (pp. 169-194). New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books.
  • Keane, J. (2013). Civil Society in the Era of Monitory Democracy. In Lars Trägårdh, Nina Witoszek and Bron Taylor (Eds.), Civil Society in the Age of Monitory Democracy, (pp. 22-51). Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books.
  • Keane, J. (2012). Democracy in the Age of Google, Facebook, and WikiLeaks. In Thorbjorn Jagland (Eds.), Democracy on the Precipice - Council of Europe Democracy Debates 2011-12 (2012), (pp. 51-66). Strasbourg: Council of Europe.
  • Keane, J. (2011). Humble democracy? On the need for new thinking about an aging ideal. In Ali Paya, John L Esposito (Eds.), Iraq, Democracy and the Future of the Muslim World, (pp. 83-100). United Kingdom and United States of America: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2011). Monitory Democracy? The Secret History of Democracy since 1945. In Benjamin Isakhan and Stephen Stockwell (Eds.), The Secret History of Democracy, (pp. 204-218). UK: Palgrave Macmillan UK. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2010). Democracy in the 21st Century: Global Questions. In Terrell Carver, Jens Bartelson (Eds.), Globality, Democracy and Civil Society, (pp. 1-18). United Kingdom: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2010). Epilogue: does democracy have a violent heart? In David M Pritchard (Eds.), War, Democracy and Culture in Classical Athens, (pp. 1-32). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Keane, J. (2009). Civil Society and Aging. In Jürgen Kocka, Martin Kohli, Wolfgang Streck, Kai Brauer, Anna K Skarpelis (Eds.), Altern: Familie, Zivilgesellschaft, Politik : mit 9 Tabellen, (pp. 181-190). Germany: Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH.
  • Keane, J. (2009). Life After Political Death: The Fate of Leaders after Leaving High Office. In John Kane, Haig Patapan, Paul t Hart (Eds.), Dispersed Democractic Leadership: Origins, Dynamics, and Implications, (pp. 279-298). United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  • Keane, J. (2008). Acts of European Citizenship: Historical Foundations, New Departures. In Engin F Isin, Greg M Nielsen (Eds.), Acts of Citizenship, (pp. 1-30). London, United Kingdom: Zed Books Ltd.
  • Keane, J. (2007). Empire and democracy. In Jenny Hocking, Colleen Lewis (Eds.), Counter-Terrorism and the Post-Democratic State, (pp. 200-212). United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Keane, J. (2007). Introduction: Cities and Civil Society. In John Keane (Eds.), Civil Society: Berlin Perspectives. United States of America: Berghahn Books.
  • Keane, J. (2006). Global civil society? A new cosmology. In Ronnie D Lipschutz (Eds.), Civil Societies and Social Movements: Domestic, Transnational, Global, (pp. 269-296). United Kingdom: Ashgate. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2006). Reflexións sobre o imperio e a transición á democracia. In Carlos Fernandez (Eds.), O goberno do mundo: Presente e perspectivas do estado nacional, (pp. 143-175). Spain: Editorial Galaxia S.A.
  • Keane, J. (2005). Journalism and Democracy Across Borders. In Geneva Overholser, Kathleen Hall Jamieson (Eds.), The Institutions of American Democracy: The Press, (pp. 92-114). United States of America: Oxford University Press.
  • Keane, J. (2005). Über die Einbettung des Marktes in die globale Zivilgesellschaft. In Frank Adloff, Ursula Birsl, Philipp Schwertmann (Eds.), Wirtschaft und Zivilgesellschaft: Theoretische und empirische Perspektiven, (pp. 23-61). Wiesbaden, Germany: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.
  • Keane, J. (2004). Global Civil Society? In John Hall, Frank Trentmann (Eds.), Civil Society: A Reader in History, Theory and Global Politics, (pp. 287-291). United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Keane, J. (2003). Der Elfenbeinturm und die Zivilgesellschaft. In Arnd Bauerkamper, Manuel Borutta (Eds.), Die Praxis der Zivilgesellschaft: Akteure, Handeln und Strukturen im internationalen Vergleich, (pp. 415-428). Frankfurt am Main, Germany: Campus Verlag.
  • Keane, J. (2003). Reflexiones sobre la sociedad civil global. In Jose Vidal Beneyto (Eds.), Hacia una sociedad civil global, (pp. 69-118). Spain: Taurus Ediciones.
  • Keane, J. (2003). The Role of Morality and Ethics in a Civil Society. In Emil Brix, Peter Kampits (Eds.), Zivilgesellschaft zwischen Liberalismus und Kommunitarismus, (pp. 149-184). Vienna, Austria: Passagen Verlag.
  • Keane, J. (2002). Fear and Democracy. In Kenton Worcester, Sally Avery Bermanzhon, Mark Ungar (Eds.), Violence and Politics: Globalization's Paradox, (pp. 226-244). New York, United States of America: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Keane, J. (2001). Global civil society? In Helmut Anheier, Marlies Glasius, Mary Kaldor (Eds.), Global Civil Society 2001, (pp. 23-47). United States of America: Oxford University Press.

Journals

  • Ruby, F., Goggin, G., Keane, J. (2017). "Comparative Silence" Still? Digital Journalism, 5(3), 353-367. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2016). Democracy and Media Decadence: Symposium. Democratic Theory, 3, 88-109.
  • Keane, J. (2016). Gleicheit Revisited. Uberlegungen zum Verhaltnis von Zivilgesellschaft und Markten. Forschungsjournal Soziale Bewegungen, 29(3), 190-202. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2016). The New Despotisms: Imagining the end of democracy [Los nuevos despotismos: Imaginando el fin de la democracia]. Recerca, 19(19), 137-154. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2015). Die neuen Despotien. Vorstellungen vom Ende der Demokratie. Merkur, 69(790), 18-31.
  • Feenstra, R., Keane, J. (2014). Politics in Spain: A Case of Monitory Democracy. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 25(5), 1262-1280. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2012). Restorative Justice: Rethinking the History of Representative Democracy. Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, 13(1). [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2012). Silence and Catastrophe: New Reasons Why Politics Matters in the Early Years of the Twenty-first Century. The Political Quarterly, 83(4), 660-668. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2011). The Great Naming Game. Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences, 4(3), 148-151.
  • Keane, J. (2010). Democracy kills: what's so good about the vote? By Humphrey Hawksley. International Affairs, 86(2), 558-560.
  • Keane, J. (2010). On Social Democracy: its Decline, Fall and Rebirth. The Australian Literary Review, 5(9), 3-22.
  • Keane, J. (2010). Out of the ordinary. Griffith Review, (28 (May 2010)).
  • Keane, J. (2009). Democracy failure. WZB-Mitteilungen, (Heft 124 Juni 2009), 6-8.
  • Keane, J. (2009). Monitory democracy and media-saturated societies. Griffith Review, (24).
  • Keane, J. (2008). Hypocrisy and Democracy: The gap between ideals and perceived reality is widening. WZB-Mitteilungen, (Heft 120 Juni 2008), 30-32.
  • Keane, J. (2008). Once tesis sobre el mercado y la sociedad civil. Recerca, 2008 (8), 11-25.
  • Keane, J. (2005). Eleven Theses on Markets and Civil Society. Journal of Civil Society, 1(1), 25-34.
  • Keane, J. (2005). Por que a democracia? [Why democracy?]. Grial: revista gallega de cultura, 2005 (167), 62-72.
  • Keane, J. (2003). A Polynesian Republic. Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD) Bulletin, 10(2), 9-11.
  • Keane, J. (2002). Cosmocracy: A global system of governance or anarchy? New Economy (United Kingdom), 9(2), 65-70. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2002). Fateful Tendencies. Index on Censorship, 31(1), 78-93.
  • Keane, J. (2002). Miedo y democracia. Pasajes, Spring(8), 13-30.

Conferences

  • Keane, J. (2010). Lying, Journalism, Democracy. 2010 Journalism Education Association of Australia (JEAA) Conference, unspecified.
  • Keane, J. (2007). Monitory Democracy and the Problem of Videocracy. Aspects of Democracy - Towards Solutions for 21st Century Developments, unspecified: The Japan Foundation.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Keane, J. (2012). Tuning the People: China�s Delicate Balance Between Freedom and Repression. WZB Reports, Winter 2012/2013.
  • Keane, J. (2010). Hanging Parliament. The Monthly, No. 57 June 2010.
  • Keane, J. (2010). Liberal Fundamentalist: A C Grayling's 'Liberty in the Age of Terror'. The Monthly, No.53.
  • Keane, J. (2009). Democracy's Bloody Begninnings. Sydney Ideas Quarterly, August-October 2009.
  • Keane, J. (2009). Democràcia monitòria? [Monitory Democracy?]. L'Espill, 31 (Spring 2009).
  • Keane, J. (2009). Otras tesis acerca de la filosofía de la historia. Revista Encuentros Uruguayos, Ano 11, Numero 2, Noviembre 2009.
  • Keane, J. (2008). Brace yourselves as democracy reshapes itself. Sydney Morning Herald.
  • Keane, J. (2007). Banyan Democracy. Indian Express.
  • Keane, J. (2006). Democracies in name, but not in the real game. Sydney Morning Herald.
  • Keane, J. (2005). Not waving but drowning in a deep lake of inexplicability. Times Higher Education.
  • Keane, J. (2004). 'The Reformation': Fanatics All Around. New York Times.
  • Keane, J. (2003). Harder Than War. Times Literary Supplement.
  • Keane, J. (2003). Maralinga's Afterlife. The Sunday Age.
  • Keane, J. (2003). The Abdicator: On the Retirement of Václav Havel from Political Life. Lidové noviny.

Reference Works

  • Keane, J. (2010). Civil Society, Definitions and Approaches. In Helmut K Anheier, Stefan Toepler (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Civil Society. New York, United States of America: Springer.
  • Keane, J. (2002). Thomas Paine. In Alan Charles Kors (Eds.), Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment. (pp. Volume 3). New York, United States of America: Oxford University Press.

Other

  • Keane, J. (2014), The New Despotisms of the 21st Century.
  • Keane, J., anonymous, U. (2010), En las Cortes de 1188 se puso el fundamento de la autoridad política. Print media.
  • Keane, J., Gancedo, E. (2010), León inventa un modo de compartir el poder, de que éste no sea ilimitado. print media.
  • Keane, J., anonymous, U. (2010), Q 10: John Keane: Political Thinker, Author, 61. Newspaper.
  • Cotter, B., Keane, J. (2010), The life and death of democracy: Bridget Cotter interviews John Keane. print media.
  • Keane, J., Stoop, P. (2009), Ein neues Zeitalter der Demokratie. Print media.
  • Keane, J., Ryan, J. (2009), Front of Mind. Newspaper.
  • Keane, J., De Cuelaer, J. (2009), Het Volk Bestaat Niet. Print media.
  • Keane, J., Economakou, K. (2009), Public monitoring: the antidote to the arrogance of power. Newspaper.
  • Keane, J., McKeown, J. (2009), The life and times of democracy. print media.
  • Keane, J., anonymous, U. (2009), Un anglosajón prueba que en León y no en Inglaterra nació la democracia. Newspaper.
  • Keane, J., Carrier, D. (2008), A tale to revive the passion in democracy. print media.
  • Keane, J., Soroush, A. (2007), The Beauty of Justice. print media.
  • Keane, J., Lucas, I. (2006), A democracia é uma invenção do Oriente. Newspaper. In Portuguese.
  • Keane, J., Mishraon, V. (2005), 'There is confusion in the house of democracy'. Newspaper.
  • Keane, J., Parekh, B. (2005), Bhikhu Parekh talks to John Keane about the Westminster model, reform of the Lords, and what he has learnt since becoming a peer. Journal.
  • Keane, J., anonymous, U. (2005), Democracy & Discontent. Newspaper.
  • Keane, J., anonymous, U. (2005), Ülkenizde demokrasinin unsurlari var. Newspaper.
  • Keane, J., Ideon, A. (2004), Rahvahääletus on iganenud nähtus. Newspaper.

2019

  • Keane, J. (2019). The unfinished robots revolution: Ten tips for humans. In Aljosha Karim Schapals, Axel Bruns, & Brian McNair (Eds.), Digitizing Democracy, (pp. 214-224). New York: Routledge.

2018

  • Keane, J. (2018). Power and Humility: The Future of Monitory Democracy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2018). When Trees Fall, Monkeys Scatter: Rethinking Democracy In China. London: World Scientific Publishing.

2017

  • Ruby, F., Goggin, G., Keane, J. (2017). "Comparative Silence" Still? Digital Journalism, 5(3), 353-367. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2017). Eine kurze Geschichte uber die Zukunft von Wahlen. In Aurel Croissant, Sascha Kneip and Alexander Petring (Eds.), Demokratie, Diktatur, Gerechtigkeit: Festschrift fur Wolfgang Merkel, (pp. 53-73). Wiesbaden: Springer. [More Information]
  • Feenstra, R., Tormey, S., Casero-Ripolles, A., Keane, J. (2017). Refiguring Democracy: The Spanish Political Laboratory. Abingdon: Routledge.

2016

  • Keane, J. (2016). Democracy and Media Decadence: Symposium. Democratic Theory, 3, 88-109.
  • Keane, J. (2016). Gleicheit Revisited. Uberlegungen zum Verhaltnis von Zivilgesellschaft und Markten. Forschungsjournal Soziale Bewegungen, 29(3), 190-202. [More Information]
  • Feenstra, R., Tormey, S., Casero-Ripolles, A., Keane, J. (2016). La reconfiguracion de la democracia: el laboratorio politico espanol. Granada: Editorial Comares.
  • Keane, J. (2016). The New Despotisms: Imagining the end of democracy [Los nuevos despotismos: Imaginando el fin de la democracia]. Recerca, 19(19), 137-154. [More Information]

2015

  • Keane, J. (2015). Die neuen Despotien. Vorstellungen vom Ende der Demokratie. Merkur, 69(790), 18-31.
  • Keane, J. (2015). Mediated Despotism: A World Beyond Democracy. In Jan Zielonka (Eds.), Media and Politics in New Democracies: Europe in a Comparative Perspective, (pp. 248-264). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2015). The Life and Death of Democracy. United Kingdom: W.W Norton & Company.

2014

  • Keane, J. (2014). Foreword. Carnival China: China in the Era of Hu Jintao and Xi Jinping, (pp. ix-vv). London: Imperial College Press.
  • Feenstra, R., Keane, J. (2014). Politics in Spain: A Case of Monitory Democracy. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 25(5), 1262-1280. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2014), The New Despotisms of the 21st Century.
  • Keane, J. (2014). Violence and Democracy. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.

2013

  • Keane, J. (2013). Children and Civil Society. In Jürgen Nautz, Paul Ginsborg and Ton Nijhuis (Eds.), The Golden Chain: Family, Civil Society and the State, (pp. 169-194). New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books.
  • Keane, J. (2013). Civil Society in the Era of Monitory Democracy. In Lars Trägårdh, Nina Witoszek and Bron Taylor (Eds.), Civil Society in the Age of Monitory Democracy, (pp. 22-51). Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books.
  • Keane, J. (2013). Democracy and Media Decadence. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. [More Information]

2012

  • Keane, J. (2012). Democracy in the Age of Google, Facebook, and WikiLeaks. In Thorbjorn Jagland (Eds.), Democracy on the Precipice - Council of Europe Democracy Debates 2011-12 (2012), (pp. 51-66). Strasbourg: Council of Europe.
  • Keane, J. (2012). Restorative Justice: Rethinking the History of Representative Democracy. Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, 13(1). [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2012). Silence and Catastrophe: New Reasons Why Politics Matters in the Early Years of the Twenty-first Century. The Political Quarterly, 83(4), 660-668. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2012). Tuning the People: China�s Delicate Balance Between Freedom and Repression. WZB Reports, Winter 2012/2013.

2011

  • Keane, J. (2011). Humble democracy? On the need for new thinking about an aging ideal. In Ali Paya, John L Esposito (Eds.), Iraq, Democracy and the Future of the Muslim World, (pp. 83-100). United Kingdom and United States of America: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2011). Monitory Democracy? The Secret History of Democracy since 1945. In Benjamin Isakhan and Stephen Stockwell (Eds.), The Secret History of Democracy, (pp. 204-218). UK: Palgrave Macmillan UK. [More Information]
  • Alonso, S., Keane, J., Merkel, W. (2011). The Future of Representative Democracy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Keane, J. (2011). The Great Naming Game. Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences, 4(3), 148-151.

2010

  • Keane, J. (2010). Civil Society, Definitions and Approaches. In Helmut K Anheier, Stefan Toepler (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Civil Society. New York, United States of America: Springer.
  • Keane, J. (2010). Democracy in the 21st Century: Global Questions. In Terrell Carver, Jens Bartelson (Eds.), Globality, Democracy and Civil Society, (pp. 1-18). United Kingdom: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2010). Democracy kills: what's so good about the vote? By Humphrey Hawksley. International Affairs, 86(2), 558-560.
  • Keane, J., anonymous, U. (2010), En las Cortes de 1188 se puso el fundamento de la autoridad política. Print media.
  • Keane, J. (2010). Epilogue: does democracy have a violent heart? In David M Pritchard (Eds.), War, Democracy and Culture in Classical Athens, (pp. 1-32). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Keane, J. (2010). Hanging Parliament. The Monthly, No. 57 June 2010.
  • Keane, J., Gancedo, E. (2010), León inventa un modo de compartir el poder, de que éste no sea ilimitado. print media.
  • Keane, J. (2010). Liberal Fundamentalist: A C Grayling's 'Liberty in the Age of Terror'. The Monthly, No.53.
  • Keane, J. (2010). Lying, Journalism, Democracy. 2010 Journalism Education Association of Australia (JEAA) Conference, unspecified.
  • Keane, J. (2010). On Social Democracy: its Decline, Fall and Rebirth. The Australian Literary Review, 5(9), 3-22.
  • Keane, J. (2010). Out of the ordinary. Griffith Review, (28 (May 2010)).
  • Keane, J., anonymous, U. (2010), Q 10: John Keane: Political Thinker, Author, 61. Newspaper.
  • Cotter, B., Keane, J. (2010), The life and death of democracy: Bridget Cotter interviews John Keane. print media.

2009

  • Keane, J. (2009). Civil Society and Aging. In Jürgen Kocka, Martin Kohli, Wolfgang Streck, Kai Brauer, Anna K Skarpelis (Eds.), Altern: Familie, Zivilgesellschaft, Politik : mit 9 Tabellen, (pp. 181-190). Germany: Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH.
  • Keane, J. (2009). Democracy failure. WZB-Mitteilungen, (Heft 124 Juni 2009), 6-8.
  • Keane, J. (2009). Democracy's Bloody Begninnings. Sydney Ideas Quarterly, August-October 2009.
  • Keane, J. (2009). Democràcia monitòria? [Monitory Democracy?]. L'Espill, 31 (Spring 2009).
  • Keane, J., Stoop, P. (2009), Ein neues Zeitalter der Demokratie. Print media.
  • Keane, J., Ryan, J. (2009), Front of Mind. Newspaper.
  • Keane, J., De Cuelaer, J. (2009), Het Volk Bestaat Niet. Print media.
  • Keane, J. (2009). Life After Political Death: The Fate of Leaders after Leaving High Office. In John Kane, Haig Patapan, Paul t Hart (Eds.), Dispersed Democractic Leadership: Origins, Dynamics, and Implications, (pp. 279-298). United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  • Keane, J. (2009). Monitory democracy and media-saturated societies. Griffith Review, (24).
  • Keane, J. (2009). Otras tesis acerca de la filosofía de la historia. Revista Encuentros Uruguayos, Ano 11, Numero 2, Noviembre 2009.
  • Keane, J., Economakou, K. (2009), Public monitoring: the antidote to the arrogance of power. Newspaper.
  • Keane, J. (2009). Siddet ve Demokrasi. TAnkara, urkey: Imge Kitabevi.
  • Keane, J. (2009). The Life and Death of Democracy. United Kingdom: W.W Norton & Company.
  • Keane, J., McKeown, J. (2009), The life and times of democracy. print media.
  • Keane, J. (2009). Tom Paine: A Political Life. London, United Kingdom: Bloomsbury.
  • Keane, J., anonymous, U. (2009), Un anglosajón prueba que en León y no en Inglaterra nació la democracia. Newspaper.
  • Keane, J. (2009). Vida e Morte da Democracia. Lisbon, Portugal: Edicoes 70, Lda.

2008

  • Keane, J., Carrier, D. (2008), A tale to revive the passion in democracy. print media.
  • Keane, J. (2008). Acts of European Citizenship: Historical Foundations, New Departures. In Engin F Isin, Greg M Nielsen (Eds.), Acts of Citizenship, (pp. 1-30). London, United Kingdom: Zed Books Ltd.
  • Keane, J. (2008). Brace yourselves as democracy reshapes itself. Sydney Morning Herald.
  • Keane, J. (2008). Hypocrisy and Democracy: The gap between ideals and perceived reality is widening. WZB-Mitteilungen, (Heft 120 Juni 2008), 30-32.
  • Keane, J. (2008). La sociedad civil global y el gobierno del mundo. Barcelona, Spain: Editorial Hacer.
  • Keane, J. (2008). Once tesis sobre el mercado y la sociedad civil. Recerca, 2008 (8), 11-25.
  • Keane, J., Podunavac, M., Sparks, C. (2008). Politika i Strah [Politics and Fear]. Zagreb, Croatia: Politicka Kultura.

2007

  • Keane, J. (2007). Banyan Democracy. Indian Express.
  • Keane, J. (2007). Civil Society: Berlin Perspectives. United States of America: Berghahn Books.
  • Keane, J. (2007). Empire and democracy. In Jenny Hocking, Colleen Lewis (Eds.), Counter-Terrorism and the Post-Democratic State, (pp. 200-212). United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Keane, J. (2007). Introduction: Cities and Civil Society. In John Keane (Eds.), Civil Society: Berlin Perspectives. United States of America: Berghahn Books.
  • Keane, J. (2007). Monitory Democracy and the Problem of Videocracy. Aspects of Democracy - Towards Solutions for 21st Century Developments, unspecified: The Japan Foundation.
  • Keane, J., Soroush, A. (2007), The Beauty of Justice. print media.

2006

  • Keane, J., Lucas, I. (2006), A democracia é uma invenção do Oriente. Newspaper. In Portuguese.
  • Keane, J. (2006). Democracies in name, but not in the real game. Sydney Morning Herald.
  • Keane, J. (2006). Global civil society? A new cosmology. In Ronnie D Lipschutz (Eds.), Civil Societies and Social Movements: Domestic, Transnational, Global, (pp. 269-296). United Kingdom: Ashgate. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2006). Reflexións sobre o imperio e a transición á democracia. In Carlos Fernandez (Eds.), O goberno do mundo: Presente e perspectivas do estado nacional, (pp. 143-175). Spain: Editorial Galaxia S.A.

2005

  • Keane, J., Mishraon, V. (2005), 'There is confusion in the house of democracy'. Newspaper.
  • Keane, J., Parekh, B. (2005), Bhikhu Parekh talks to John Keane about the Westminster model, reform of the Lords, and what he has learnt since becoming a peer. Journal.
  • Keane, J., anonymous, U. (2005), Democracy & Discontent. Newspaper.
  • Keane, J. (2005). Det globale civilsamfund. Arhus, Denmark: Forlaget Klim.
  • Keane, J. (2005). Eleven Theses on Markets and Civil Society. Journal of Civil Society, 1(1), 25-34.
  • Keane, J. (2005). Journalism and Democracy Across Borders. In Geneva Overholser, Kathleen Hall Jamieson (Eds.), The Institutions of American Democracy: The Press, (pp. 92-114). United States of America: Oxford University Press.
  • Keane, J. (2005). Not waving but drowning in a deep lake of inexplicability. Times Higher Education.
  • Keane, J. (2005). Por que a democracia? [Why democracy?]. Grial: revista gallega de cultura, 2005 (167), 62-72.
  • Keane, J. (2005). Über die Einbettung des Marktes in die globale Zivilgesellschaft. In Frank Adloff, Ursula Birsl, Philipp Schwertmann (Eds.), Wirtschaft und Zivilgesellschaft: Theoretische und empirische Perspektiven, (pp. 23-61). Wiesbaden, Germany: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.
  • Keane, J., anonymous, U. (2005), Ülkenizde demokrasinin unsurlari var. Newspaper.

2004

  • Keane, J. (2004). 'The Reformation': Fanatics All Around. New York Times.
  • Keane, J. (2004). Global Civil Society? In John Hall, Frank Trentmann (Eds.), Civil Society: A Reader in History, Theory and Global Politics, (pp. 287-291). United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Keane, J., Ideon, A. (2004), Rahvahääletus on iganenud nähtus. Newspaper.
  • Keane, J. (2004). Violence and Democracy. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.

2003

  • Keane, J. (2003). A Polynesian Republic. Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD) Bulletin, 10(2), 9-11.
  • Keane, J. (2003). Der Elfenbeinturm und die Zivilgesellschaft. In Arnd Bauerkamper, Manuel Borutta (Eds.), Die Praxis der Zivilgesellschaft: Akteure, Handeln und Strukturen im internationalen Vergleich, (pp. 415-428). Frankfurt am Main, Germany: Campus Verlag.
  • Keane, J. (2003). Global Civil Society?. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
  • Keane, J. (2003). Harder Than War. Times Literary Supplement.
  • Keane, J. (2003). Maralinga's Afterlife. The Sunday Age.
  • Keane, J. (2003). Reflexiones sobre la sociedad civil global. In Jose Vidal Beneyto (Eds.), Hacia una sociedad civil global, (pp. 69-118). Spain: Taurus Ediciones.
  • Keane, J. (2003). The Abdicator: On the Retirement of Václav Havel from Political Life. Lidové noviny.
  • Keane, J. (2003). The Role of Morality and Ethics in a Civil Society. In Emil Brix, Peter Kampits (Eds.), Zivilgesellschaft zwischen Liberalismus und Kommunitarismus, (pp. 149-184). Vienna, Austria: Passagen Verlag.

2002

  • Keane, J. (2002). Cosmocracy: A global system of governance or anarchy? New Economy (United Kingdom), 9(2), 65-70. [More Information]
  • Keane, J. (2002). Fateful Tendencies. Index on Censorship, 31(1), 78-93.
  • Keane, J. (2002). Fear and Democracy. In Kenton Worcester, Sally Avery Bermanzhon, Mark Ungar (Eds.), Violence and Politics: Globalization's Paradox, (pp. 226-244). New York, United States of America: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Keane, J. (2002). Miedo y democracia. Pasajes, Spring(8), 13-30.
  • Keane, J. (2002). Thomas Paine. In Alan Charles Kors (Eds.), Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment. (pp. Volume 3). New York, United States of America: Oxford University Press.
  • Keane, J. (2002). Whatever Happened to Democracy?. London, United Kingdom: Institute for Public Policy Research.

2001

  • Keane, J. (2001). Global civil society? In Helmut Anheier, Marlies Glasius, Mary Kaldor (Eds.), Global Civil Society 2001, (pp. 23-47). United States of America: Oxford University Press.

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