Blood and Progress. Violence in Pursuit of Emancipation, Edinburgh University Press, September 2016, v + 197pp.
The Sarkozy Phenomenon, Exeter, Imprint Academic, 2011, v + 139pp.
Badiou, Balibar, Rancière: Rethinking Emancipation, London, Continuum, 2007, ix +210pp.
Democracy in Modern France, London, Continuum, 2003, x + 221 pp.
Modern French Politics. Conflict and Consensus since 1945, Cambridge, Polity, 1998, xii + 251 pp.
Contemporary France. Politics, Economics and Society since 1945, with Jill Forbes and François Nectoux, London, Longman, 2000, xviii + 388 pp. (Second edition.)
Contemporary France. Politics, Economics and Society since 1945, with Jill Forbes, François Nectoux and Anne Reymond, London, Longman, 1994, xix + 584 pp.
Unity and Diversity in the New Europe (ed., with Barrie Axford and Daniela Berghahn), Oxford, Peter Lang, 2000, 384 pp.
Currents in Contemporary French Intellectual Life (ed., with Christopher Flood), Basingstoke, Macmillan, 2000, ix + 249 pp.
'Disorder, les forces de l'ordre and the re-ordering of capitalism in May-June 1968', Modern and Contemporary France, May 2018.
'The Phantom Revolution. The French Presidential and Parliamentary Elections of 2017', Modern and Contemporary France, December 2017.
'Marx, Engels and the ethics of violence in revolt', The European Legacy, Vol. 17, No 8, 2012, pp.883-899. ISSN 1470 8914
'Voting in the Shadow of the Crisis. The French Presidential and Parliamentary Elections of 2012', Modern and Contemporary France, Vol 20, No 4, 2012,
pp.403-420. ISSN 0963 9489
'Badiou and the Idée communiste’, Contemporary French Civilization, Vol 37, No 1, July 2012, pp.39-58. ISSN 0147-9156
'Nicolas Sarkozy and the Legacy of Bonapartism. The French Presidential and Parliamentary Elections of 2007', in Modern and Contemporary France, Vol. 15, no 4, November 2007.
`Politics as thought? Alain Badiou’s theory of politics’, Contemporary Political Theory, Vol 5, No 4, November 2006, pp. 371-405.
`Engagement and transcendence: the militant philosophy of Alain Badiou’, in Modern and Contemporary France, Vol 12, No 3, August 2004, pp.335-352.
`New Voices, New Stage, New Democracy?’, in Modern and Contemporary France, Vol. 12, no 1, February 2004, pp.9-22.
`Tocqueville's Ghost: The rise of the new liberal intellectual', in Contemporary French Civilization, vol. XXIV, no 2, September 2000, pp. 192-219.
`Moderation and Dissent. The French Presidential Elections of 1995', Politics Vol 16 no 1, 1996, pp. 31-38.
`Consensus, Socialism and Social Democracy in France', Studies in European Culture and Society, Paper 10, European Research Centre, Loughborough University, 1993. 38pp.
`From the Gulf War to Maastricht: Political review of the year', in Modern and Contemporary France, vol NS1, no 2, 1993, pp.188-191.
'Some Thoughts on the New Stage in French Politics', Modern and Contemporary France, no 48, Jan. 1992, pp. 22-33.
‘New Technology and Banking Employment in the EEC', Futures, Vol.17, no 1, Feb. 1985, pp. 34-45.
'Reviving the French Exception? Sarkozy, Authoritarian Socialism and the Bonapartist Tradition', in Chafer, Anthony and Godin, Emmanuel (eds.), The End of the French Exception?, Palgrave, 2010, pp. 39-54.
'France and Exceptionalism', in Chafer, Anthony and Godin, Emmanuel (eds.), The French Exception, Berghahn, 2004, pp. 3-15.
'A Crisis of democracy?', in Gaffney, John (ed.), The French Presidential and Legislative Elections of 2002, Ashgate, 2004, pp. 293-311.
'Political Science and the Empirical Tradition', in Christopher Flood and Nick Hewlett (eds.), Currents in Contemporary French Intellectual Life, Macmillan, 2000, pp.159-178.
`Structure and Change in Contemporary French Intellectual Life' (with Christopher Flood), in Christopher Flood and Nick Hewlett (eds.), Currents in Contemporary French Intellectual Life, Macmillan, 2000, pp.1-22.
`Analysing Unity and Diversity in the New Europe' (with Barrie Axford and Daniela Berghahn), in Barrie Axford, Daniela Berghahn and Nick Hewlett (eds.), Unity and Diversity in the New Europe, Peter Lang, 2000, pp. 13-26.
`Democracy: liberal and direct', in Gary Browning, Abigail Halcli and Frank Webster (eds.), Understanding Contemporary Society. Theories of the Present, Sage, 2000, pp.165-177.
`Explaining conflict and violence in France's modern political history, 1789-1945', in Renate Gunther and Jan Windebank (eds.), Violence and Conflict in the Politics and Society of Modern France, Mellen Press, 1995, pp.9-20.
'New Technology and employment in the service sector: the case of British retail banking', in Sociétés et technologies de la communication, in Marie-Madeleine Martinet (ed.), Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne, 1992, pp. 107-115.
`Public Service Unions in Belgium', in Emil Kirchner (ed.), Public Service Unions and the European Community, Gower Press, 1983, pp. 27-39.
‘Marxism’, in Murray, Christopher (ed.), Encyclopedia of Modern French Thought, Fitzroy Dearborn/Taylor & Francis, London/New York, 2004, pp.460-464.
`De Gaulle, Charles', in Margaretta Jolly (ed.), Encyclopedia of Life Writing, Chicago/London, Fitzroy Dearborn, 2001, 2 pp. 358-9.
Miracle Worker.’ Review of Badiou, Being and Event (2006) and Badiou, Logiques des mondes (2006) in The Times Literary Supplement, February 23, 2007.
Obituary of Jean-François Revel in The Guardian, 15 June 2006.
Obituary of Maurice Grimaud in The Guardian, 25 August 2009.
Occasional interviews for radio and television on current affairs in France.