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        Selected Publications

  • Global Politics after Arendt and Adorno (in progress).

  • Illiberal Democracy: Understanding Populism in the History of Ideas and in our Global Time (forthcoming).

  • The Politics of Unreason: The Frankfurt School and the Origins of Modern Antisemitism (Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2018 [2017] [Series Philosophy and Race, edited by Robert Bernasconi and T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting]).

  • „Radical Right-Wing Populists in Parliament: Examining the 'Alternative for Germany' in European Context,“ German Politics and Society 36, 3 (2018).

  • Rethinking European Democracy after its Legitimacy Crisis: On Hannah Arendt and the European Union,” Journal of European Studies 49, 4 [in print, forthcoming 2019].

  • “Cosmopolitan Europe and its Discontents: On Crises, the Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere, and Anti-Cosmopolitan Actors in 21st Century Europe,” Debats: Revista de Cultura, Poder I Societat [accepted, to be published 2020]

  • “The Persistence of the Authoritarian Appeal: On the Frankfurt School as a Framework for Studying Populist Actors in European Democracies,“ in Critical Theory and Authoritarian Populism: A Global Perspective, ed. by Jeremiah Morelock (London: University of Westminster Press, 2018).

  • “The Peculiar Appeal of the ‘Jewish Question’: The Case of Left Antisemitism,” Antisemitism Studies 3, 2 [accepted, forthcoming 2019].

  • „The Noisy Counter-Revolution: Understanding the Cultural Conditions and Dynamics of Populist Politics in Europe in the Digital Age,“ Politics and Governance 5, 4 (2017): 123-135.

  • „Editorial to the Issue ‚Populism and the Remaking of (Il)liberal Democracy in Europe,’“ Politics and Governance 5, 4 (2017): 106-111.

  • „Critical Theory of Human Rights,“ in Michael Thompson, The Handbook of Critical Theory (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), pp.631-653.

  • „Guilt, Resentment, and Post-Holocaust Democracy: The Frankfurt School's Analysis of 'Secondary Antisemitism' in the Group Experiment and Beyond,“ Antisemitism Studies 1, 1 (2017): 4-37.

  • „National Sovereigntism and Global Constitutionalism: An Adornian Cosmopolitan Critique,“ Critical Horizons 17, 1 (2016): 24-39.

  • „Sports, Global Politics, and Social Value Change: A Research Agenda," in Altre Modernità 14, 5 (2015): 114-133.

  • “The Reluctant Cosmopolitanization of European Party Politics: The Case of Germany,” German Politics and Society 32, 2 (2014): 59-85.

  • “Reading Arendt in Tehran: On Extraordinary Democratic Politics and the Failure of Revolutions,” European Journal of Cultural and Political Sociology 1, 3 (2014): 299-315.

  • “Adorno and the Global Public Sphere: Rethinking Globalization and the Cosmopolitan Condition of Politics,” Re-Imagining Public Space: The Frankfurt School and Beyond, ed. by Diana Boros (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), pp.163-190.

  • “Totalitarianism and Evil,” Hannah Arendt: Key Concepts, ed. by Patrick Hayden (New York: Routledge, 2014), pp.89-109.

  • “International Human Rights,” ed. by Michael Gibbons, Diana Coole, Elisabeth Ellis and Kennan Ferguson, The Encyclopedia of Political Thought (Oxford: Wiley, 2014), pp.1849-1852.

  • “Ulrich Beck,” in Michael Gibbons, ed., The Encyclopedia of Political Thought (Oxford: Blackwell, 2014), pp.271-272.

  • “Back to Kant? The Democratic Deficits in Habermas’ Global Constitutionalism,” in Tom Bailey, ed., Deprovinicializing Habermas: Global Perspectives (New York, London, New Dehli: Routledge, 2013), pp.27-49.

  • “Die Ausgrenzung des Eigenen und die Exklusion der Anderen: Zur Politischen Psychologie des Antisemitismus heute,” Psychoanalyse: Texte zur Sozialforschung 9, 2 (2013): 156-190.

  • Arendt and Adorno: Political and Philosophical Investigations (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012, edited with Samir Gandesha) http://www.sup.org/book.cgi?id=17925

  • "Volatile Counter-Cosmopolitans: Understanding the Electoral Performance of Radical Right Parties in Eastern Germany and Poland," German Politics and Society 30, 3 (2012): 64-102.

  • “International Human Rights,” in Michael Gibbons, ed., Encyclopedia of Political Thought (Oxford: Blackwell, forthcoming 2013).

  • "Ulrich Beck," in Michael Gibbons, ed., Encyclopedia of Political Thought (Oxford: Blackwell, forthcoming 2013).

  • "Grounding Cosmopolitics: Rethinking Crimes against Humanity and Global Political Theory with Arendt and Adorno," in Lars Rensmann/Samir Gandesha, eds., Arendt and Adorno: Political and Philosophical Investigations (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012), pp.129-153.

  • “Understanding Political Modernity: Re-Reading Arendt and Adorno in Comparative Perspective,” in Lars Rensmann/Samir Gandesha, eds., Arendt and Adorno: Political and Philosophical Investigations (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012, with Samir Gandesha), pp.1-27.

  • “The Paralysis of Judgment: Arendt and Adorno on Antisemitism and the Modern Condition,” in Lars Rensmann/Samir Gandesha, eds., Arendt and Adorno: Political and Philosophical Investigations (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012, with Julia Schulze Wessel), pp.197-225.

  • “Political Terror in the Age of Global Modernity: Adorno’s Critical Theory of Totalitarianism Revisited,” Politics, Religion and Ideology 12, 1 (2011): 3-26.

  • "Breen, Under Weber's Shadow: Modernity, Subjectivity and Politics in Habermas, Arendt and MacIntyre," Perspectives on Politics 11, 2 (2013): 621-623.

  • "LaVaque-Manty, The Playing Fields of Eton: Equality and Excellence in Modern Meritocracy [Review]," Perspectives on Politics 9, 1 (2011): 164-166, with Andrei S. Markovits.

  • Politics and Resentment: Counter-Cosmopolitanism and Antisemitism in the European Union (Boston & Leiden: Brill, 2011, edited with Julius H. Schoeps)

  • “A Crisis of Postmodernity? Rethinking Antisemitism, Counter-Cosmopolitanism, and Human Rights in the Global Age,” in Politics and Resentment: Counter-Cosmopolitanism and Antisemitism in the European Union (Boston & Leiden: Brill, 2011), pp.457-490.

  • “Against “Globalism”: Antisemitism and Counter-Cosmopolitanism in the Party Ideology of the Extreme Right in Europe,” in Politics and Resentment: Counter-Cosmopolitanism and Antisemitism in the European Union (Boston & Leiden: Brill, 2011), pp.117-146.

  • “Politikwissenschaft,” in Globalisierung. Ein interdisziplinäres Handbuch, ed. by Andreas Niederberger & Philipp Schink (Stuttgart: Metzler Verlag, 2011), pp.106-121.

  • Autoritarismus und Demokratie: Studien zur Politischen Theorie und Kultur in der globalen Moderne (Schwalbach, Ts.: Wochenschau Verlag, 2011, co-authored with Hajo Funke & Steffen Hagemann).

  • “Kosmopolitanismus,” in Handbuch Politische Theorie, ed. by Claus Offe and Martin Hartmann (München: C.H. Beck, 2011).

  • Gaming the World: How Sports Are Reshaping Global Politics and Culture (Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2010, co-authored with Andrei S. Markovits).
    http://press.princeton.edu/titles/9157.html

  • “Xenophobia and Anti-Immigrant Politics,” The International Studies Encyclopedia, ed. by Robert A. Denemark (Oxford: Blackwell-Wiley, 2010, co-authored with Jennifer Miller-Gonzalez).

  • “Kosmopolitischer Republikanismus: Hannah Arendt und die Idee eines post-nationalen Europas,” in Micha Brumlik & Steffen Hagemann, eds., Autoritäres Erbe und Demokratisierung der politischen Kultur (Berlin: Verlag Hans Schiler, 2010), pp.27-53.

  • "Genocidal Politics: Crimes against Humanity in Global Perspective,“ Journal of Contemporary History 44, 4 (2009): 753-766.

  • “Mind the Gap: Explaining Unified Germany’s Divided Party System,” European View 8,2 (2009): 271-283.

  • “Der totale Staat als Un-Staat: Hannah Arendts und Franz Neumanns politische Theorien totalitärer Herrschaft,“ in Samuel Salzborn (ed.), Kritische Theorie des Staates. Staat und Recht bei Franz L. Neumann (Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlag, 2009), pp.161-193.

  • “Taming Uncivil Societies: Violent Rightist Extremism, Police Responses, and Preventive Public Policies in East Germany,” Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice 3, 3 (2009): 220-230 [with Christoph Kopke & Gideon Botsch].

  • “Menschenrechtsregime zwischen Kosmopolitanismus und staatlicher Souveränität: Zur politischen Theorie einer Global Good Governance,“ Zeitschrift für Genozidforschung 8, 1 (2007): 131-160.

  • “Conditions for Failure and Success of Right-wing Populist Parties in Public Office in the new European Union,” in Philippe Poirier/Pascal Delwit (eds.), The New Right in Power (Brussels: Editions de l’Université de Bruxelles, 2007) (with Susanne Frölich-Steffen), pp.117-140.

  • “Anti-Americanism in Germany,” in Brendon O’Connor, ed., Anti-Americanism (Oxford: Greenwood, 2007), with Andrei S. Markovits, pp.155-182.

  • “Americanism and Europeanism in the Age of Globalization: Hannah Arendt’s Reflections on Europe and America and Implications for a Post-National Identity of the EU Polity,“ European Journal of Political Theory 5,2 (2006): 139-170.

  • “From High Hopes to On-Going Defeat: The New Extreme Right’s Political Mobilization and its National Electoral Failure in Germany,” German Politics & Society 24, 2 (2006): 67-92.

  • “Returning from forced exile: Some observations on Hannah Arendt’s and Theodor W. Adorno’s experience of post-War Germany and their social and political theories on totalitarianism,“ Leo Baeck Institute Yearbook 49 (2004): 380-406.

  • “‚Collective guilt‘, national identity, and political processes in contemporary Germany,“ in Bertjan Doosje and Nyla Branscombe (eds.), Collective Guilt: International Perspectives (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), pp.204-223.

  • “The New Politics of Prejudice: Comparative Perspectives on Extreme Right Parties in European Democracies,” German Politics & Society 21 (2003): 93-123.

  • “Holocaust Memory and Mass Media in Contemporary Germany: Reflections on the Goldhagen Debate,“ Patterns of Prejudice, 33, 1 (1999): 59-76.

  • “Politische Psychologie des Antisemitismus und Politische Kulturforschung: Theoretische Überlegungen zur Vorbereitung einer verspäteten Hochzeit,“ Zeitschrift für Politische Psychologie, 7. Jg., Sonderheft (SH) (1999): 303-316.

  • “Psychoanalytic Anti-Semitism: A Review Essay,“ The Psychohistory Review: Studies of Motivation in History and Culture 24, 2 (1996): 197-206.

  • “Europeanism and Americanism in the Age of Globalization: Hannah Arendt’s Reflections on Europe and America and Implications for a Post-National Identity of the EU Polity,” European Journal of Political Theory 5, 2 (2006): 139-170.