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Journal Articles

‘Capturing Desire: Rhetorical Strategies and the Affectivity of Discourse’, The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, vol. 18 (1), 2016: 143-60. DOI: 10.1111/1467-856X.12065

‘Situating Speech: A Rhetorical Approach to Political Strategy’, Political Studies, vol. 63, issue 1, pp. 25-62 (March 2015). DOI: 10.1111/1467-9248.12039

‘A Feeling for Democracy? Rhetoric, Power and the Emotions’, Journal of Political Power, vol. 6, no. 3 (2013), pp. 461-76. Special issue on ‘Power and the Emotions’

‘Gramsci and Gobetti: A Case of Elective Affinity’, Journal of Romance Studies, vol 12, no. 3, Special Issue: ‘New Approaches to Gramsci: Language, Philosophy and Politics’, ed. Alessandro Carlucci (Winter 2012), pp. 78-89

‘A Radical Freedom? Gianni Vattimo’s Emancipatory Nihilism’, Contemporary Political Theory, vol. 9, no. 3 (2010), pp. 325-44

‘Ontology and Law in the Early Poulantzas’, History of European Ideas, vol. 35, no. 4 (2009), pp. 465-74

‘Remember, remember …’ Review article in Journal of Power, vol. 2, no. 3 (2009), pp. 461-67

‘The Rhetorical Citizen’, The CSD Bulletin, vol. 16, nos 1 & 2 (Summer 2009), pp. 21-23

‘”It Ain’t What You Say”: Analysing British Political Rhetoric’, (with A. Finlayson) British Politics, vol. 3, no. 4 (2008), pp. 445-464

‘Piero Gobetti and the Rhetoric of Liberal Anti-Fascism’, History of the Human Sciences, vol. 20, no. 4 (2007). ISSN 0952-6951, pp. 107-127

‘Space and State’, Sociology Compass, vol. 1, no. 2 (2007), pp. 651-663

‘Local government and loss of sovereignty’, (with A. Finlayson) in M. Bennett (ed.), Localopolis: Governance and citizenship in the 21st century, Solace Foundation Imprint, October (2006), p. 29-31

‘Piero Gobetti’s Agonistic Liberalism’, History of European Ideas, vol 32, no. 2 (2006). ISSN 0191-6599, pp. 205-222

‘Ideology and Antagonism in Modern Italy: Poststructuralist Reflections’, Taking Ideology Seriously: 21st Century Reconfigurations, special issue of Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, vol 8, no. 2 (2005), pp. 145-60. Republished by Routledge as G. Talshir, M. Humphries and M. Freeden, Taking Ideology Seriously: 21st Century Reconfigurations. London and New York, Routledge, 2006: ISBN 041536678X.

‘Italian Liberal Socialism: anti-fascism and the Third Way’, Journal of Political Ideologies, vol. 7, no. 3 (2003). ISSN: 1356-9317, pp. 333-350

‘Introduction: Third Ways in Political Ideology’, (with S. Bastow and D. Pels) Third Way Ideologies Special Issue of Journal of Political Ideologies, vol. 7, no. 3 (2003), pp. 269-280

‘The Political Logic of Discourse: a neo-Gramscian view’, History of European Ideas, vol. 28, no. 1 (2002), pp. 21-31. ISSN: 0191-6599

‘”Civil society” in Japanese politics: Implications for contemporary political research’, (with T. Carver, S. Chiba, R. Matsumoto, B. Jessop, F. Iida and A. Sugita) European Journal of Political Research, vol. 37, no. 4 (2000), pp. 541-555

‘Gramsci and the Crisis of the Nation-State’, Talking Politics, vol. 12, no. 2 (2000). ISSN 0955-8780, pp. 348-352

‘Between Ethics and Politics: Gramsci’s Theory of Intellectuals’, Modern Italy, vol. 3, no. 1 (1998). ISSN 1353-2944, pp. 67-85. Translated into Italian for republication in a volume on Gramsci scholarship around the world.

‘Hegemony and the Crisis of Legitimacy in Gramsci’, History of the Human Sciences, vol. 10, no. 1 (1997). ISSN 0952-6951, pp. 37-56

‘Political Studies and Cultural Studies’ (with A. Finlayson), Politics, vol. 17, no. 3 (1997). ISSN 0263-3957

Book Chapters and Contributions

‘Morbid Symptoms: Gramsci and the Crisis of Liberalism’, in Mark McNally (ed), Antonio Gramsci, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (Critical Explorations series), 2015. pp. 34-51.

‘Introduction: the British Way of Rhetoric’ (co-authored with Alan Finlayson), Rhetoric in British Politics and Society, co-edited with J. Atkins, A. Finlayson and N. Turnbull. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

‘The Rhetoric of the Communist Manifesto’, in The Cambridge Companion to the Communist Manifesto, ed. James Farr and Terrell Carver. Cambridge University Press US. 2015.

Entries on ‘Gramsci’ (1000 wds), ‘Antonio Labriola’ (500 wds), ‘Theory and Practice’ (500 wds) and ‘hegemony’ (250 wds) for the Cambridge Dictionary of Political Thought, ed. T. Ball, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Forthcoming, 2017.

‘Intersecting Planes: Futurism, Fascism and Gramsci’, in J. London (ed.), One Hundred Years of Futurism: Political, Aesthetic and Performative Reassessments, Bristol: Intellect. Forthcoming, 2017.

‘Introduction. Democracy and Conflict in the Work of Chantal Mouffe’ in J. Martin (ed), Chantal Mouffe: Hegemony, Radical Democracy and the Political. London: Routledge, 2013. ISBN 978-0-415-82522-1, pp. 1-11.

‘Hegemony as an Argument: Comparing Poulantzas and Gramsci’ (in Greek), Poulantzas Today, Proceedings of Conference held in Athens in 2009.

Entries on ‘Gramsci’ (2500 words) and ‘Italian Political Thought’ (4000 words), Encyclopedia of Modern Political Thought, 2 vols, eds, Gregory Claeys and Lyman Tower Sargent. London: Sage, 2013. ISBN 978-0872899100

Entry on ‘Giovanni Gentile’ (1000 words), Encyclopedia of Political Thought, ed. M. Gibbons, Wiley-Blackwell, 2014.

‘Citizens at Play: Space and the Politics of Civil Society’, in T. Carver and J. Bartelson (eds), Globality, Democracy, and Civil Society: Beyond the East/West Binary. London: Routledge, 2011. ISBN 9780415548571, pp. 189-200

‘A Post-Secular Faith: Connolly on Pluralism and Evil’, in A. Finlayson (ed.), Democracy and Pluralism: The Political Thought of William E. Connolly, London and New York: Routledge, 2010. ISBN hb 978-0-415-47350-7, pp. 129-43

‘A Politics of Commitment’, in J. Pugh (ed.), What is Radical Politics Today? Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan: 2009. ISBN 9780230236264,pp. 120-26

‘Benedetto Croce’ entry for The Literary Encyclopedia (, c. 2500 wds (online from January 2009)

‘Poststructuralism, Civil Society and Radical Democracy’, in A. Little and M. Lloyd (eds) The Politics of Radical Democracy. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2008, pp. 92-111. ISBNHb 9780748633999

‘Introduction’ to J. Martin (ed.) The Poulantzas Reader: Marxism, Law, and the State. London: Verso, 2008. ISBN p/b 9781844672004, pp. 1-24.

‘Antonio Gramsci’ entry for The Literary Encyclopedia (, c. 2500 wds (online from October 2008)

‘Introduction’, (with T. Carver) in Martin & Carver (eds), Palgrave Advances in Continental Political Thought (2006, see above), pp. 1-13.

‘Antonio Gramsci’, in Martin & Carver (eds), Palgrave Advances in Continental Political Thought (2006, see above), pp. 136-151.

‘Benedetto Croce’ in C. P. Blamires (ed.) World Fascism: A Historical Encyclopedia, 2 vols. ABC-CLIO, 2006. ISBN 1576079406.

‘Poststructuralism’ (with A. Finlayson) in C. Hay, M. Lister and D. Marsh (eds), The State: Theories and Issues. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005. ISBN 1403934266, pp. 155-71.

‘Discourse’ in I. MacKenzie (ed.), Political Concepts: A Reader and Guide. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2005. ISBN 07486-16772/16780, pp. 553-64.

‘Identity’ in D. Atkinson, P. Jackson, D. Sibley, and N. Washbourne (eds), Critical Concepts in Cultural Geography. London & New York: I.B. Tauris, 2005. ISBN 1850436746, pp. 99-104.

‘Third Way Politics Today’, (with S. Bastow) in D. Howarth and J. Torfing (eds), Discourse Theory and European Politics. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2004. ISBN 0333968433, pp. 211-30.

‘Introduction’ (with M. Cowling), Martin & Cowling (eds), Marx’s Eighteenth Brumaire: (Post) Modern Interpretations. London: Pluto, 2002. ISBN 07453183-04/12, pp. 1-15.

‘Performing Politics: Class, Ideology and Discourse in Marx’s Eighteenth Brumaire’, in Martin & Cowling (eds), Marx’s Eighteenth Brumaire (2002, see above), pp. 129-142.

‘The State and Sovereign Subjectivity’, in A. Finlayson & J. Valentine (eds), Politics and Post-structuralism: An Introduction. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2002. ISBN 0748612963, pp. 52-65.

‘General Introduction’ and individual volume introductions, J. Martin (ed), Antonio Gramsci: Critical Assessments (2002, see III above), vol. I: pp. 1-9, 10-12, vol. II: pp. 1-4, vol. III: 1-4, and vol. IV: 1-4.

‘Civil Society’, ‘Gramsci’ and ‘Hegemony’ in Readers Guide to the Social Sciences. London: Fitzroy Dearborne, 2001 h/b ISBN 1-57958-091-2.

Units on ‘Culture, Ideology and Power’, ‘Nationalism and Culture’ and ‘Culture and the State’, OSCAIL BA Sociology, Distance Learning materials for Dublin City University, module SOC5B, ‘Language, Culture and Society’, 1998.

‘Organicism and Complexity in Gramsci’s Social Theory’, Contemporary Political Studies 1996. PSA, Belfast (1996), pp. 1242-48.


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