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Claire Blencowe: Publications


  • Biopolitical Experience: Foucault, Power & Positive Critique. Palgrave MacMillan. 2012.

  • Problems of Participation: Reflections on Democracy, Authority and the Struggle for Common Life. Noorani, Blencowe & Brigstocke eds ARN Press. 2013; republished on The Struggle for Common Life; Free PDF avalible .

  • Authority, Experience & the Life of Power. Blencowe, Brigstocke & Dawney eds. Routledge, 2014.

  • Problems of Hope. Dawney, Blencowe & Bresnihan eds. ARN Press, 2017. Free PDF avalible

Special Editions

  • Aurora" revista de arte, midia e politica - autoridade imanente e o problema do comum - 11(31) 2018. Blencowe, Dawney & Amaral eds.

  • The Journal of Political Power - Authority - 6(1). March, 2013. Blencowe, Brigstocke & Dawney eds.

Journal Articles

  • ‘Uma “visão de dentro” sobre biopolítica em Foucault e Arendt: uma crítica de Agamben’. Estudos de Sociologia, 16 (1): 59-86. 2011

Book Chapters

  • 'Foucault & Political Sociology' in SAGE Handbook of Political Sociology Volume 2, Outhwaite & Turner eds. SAGE. 2017.

  • 'Seeking' in Blencowe, Bresnihen & Dawney eds. Problems of Hope, ARN Press. 2017

  • 'We Are The Flood' - a photo essay - in Brigstocke & Noorani eds. Listening with Non-Human Others, ARN Press. 2016

  • 'The Matter of Spirituality and the Common' in Kirwan, Dawney & Brigstocke eds Space Power & the Commons, Routledge, 2015

  • 'Participatory Knowledge Matters for Democracy' in Noorani, Blencowe & Brigstocke Problems of Participation: Reflections on Authority, Democracy and the Struggle for Common Life ARN Press. 2013.

  • ‘Performativity’ in Evans and Williams eds. Gender: Key Concepts, Routledge. 2012.

Essays & Reports

How to Redistribute Authority: Participatory Knowledge Matters for Democracy,, 2013

Authority, Knowledge & Performance in Participatory Practice: Connected Communities Discussion Paper, AHRC, April 2013.

Immanent Authority and the Making of Community: Connected Communities Discussion Paper, AHRC, October 2011.

‘Utopia in Dystopian Times’ Rational Daydreamer, 2006