Postgraduate Module Descriptor

POLM156: The Transformation of Politics in the Global Age

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Max Weber, Politics as Vocation; Carl Schmitt, The Concept of the Political; Anthony Smith, The Ethnic origins of nations (Blackwell, 1986)

David Miller, On nationality (OUP, 1995); S. Caney, D. George and P. Jones (eds) National Rights, International Obligations (Westview Press, 1996)

Andrew Linklater, The Transformation of Political Community (Polity, 1997)

Amy Gutman and Charles Taylor, Multiculturalism (Princeton UP, 1992)

Alan Patten, Equal Recognition (2015); Brian Barry, Culture and Equality (2000)

Hannah Pitkin, The Concept of Representation (1967)

Michael Saward, The Representative Claim (2012)

Margaret Canovan, The People (2005)

I. Shapiro and C. Hacker-Cordon (eds) Democracy's Edges (CUP, 1999)

D. Archibugi, D. Held and M. Kohler (eds), Re-imagining political community (Polity, 1997)

C. Brown (ed), Political restructuring in Europe (Routledge, 1994)

Philippe Schmitter, How to democratize the European Union (Rowman and Littlefield, 2000)

Claus Offe, Europe Entrapped (2015)

Archibugi, Daniele, The Global Commonwealth of Citizens (2008)

John Keane, Global Civil Society? (2010)                                                              

William Scheuerman, Liberal Democracy and the Social Acceleration of Time (2004)