The Time of Popular Sovereignty: Process and the Democratic State, University Park, PA, Penn State University Press, 2011.

Reviewed in Perspectives on Politics, Public Books, Environment and Planning.


Peer Reviewed Articles:

“Taking Place Seriously: Territorial Presence and the Rights of Immigrants,” Journal of Political Philosophy, Forthcoming.

“The Analytical-Continental Divide: Styles of Dealing with Problems,” (with Thomas Donahue), European Journal of Political Theory, Forthcoming.

“People, Territory and Legitimacy in Democratic States,” American Journal of Political Science, 58, 2 (2014).

 “Paradoxes of Popular Sovereignty: A view from Spanish America,” The Journal of Politics, 74, 4 (2012), 1053-1065.

“Does Political Theology Entail Decisionism?,” Philosophy and Social Criticism, 38, 7 (2012), 725-743.

“On Political Theology and the Possibility of Superseding It,” Critical Review ofInternational Social and Political Philosophy, 13, 2 (2010), pp. 475-494.

World Citizenship vs. State Sovereignty: Decisionism, Political Theology, and the Possibility of Democracy without a State,” Distinktion, Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory 2, 2 (2001) pp. 101-114.


Peer Reviewed Encyclopedia Article:

“Popular Sovereignty,” The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Political Thought, Blackwell, 2013, 1000 words (Forthcoming).


Invited Articles:

“What Money Can’t Buy: Face to Face Cooperation and Local Democratic Life” in Ayelet Shacharand Rainer Bauböck eds. “Should Citizenship be for Sale?”, EUI Working Paper, Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies, EUDO Citizenship Observatory, RSCAS 2014/01.

“Places to Dream,” Theory and Event, 16.1, March 2013.


Book Chapters:

“Power to Whom?” in Carlos de la Torre (ed.), Power to the People, University of Kentucky Press, (forthcoming).

“Between a Rock and an Empty Place: Claude Lefort in Contemporary Democratic Theory” in Catherine Keller, Melanie Johnson-Debaufre, and Elias Ortega Aponte (eds.), Common Goods: Economy, Ecology, Political Theology, Fordham University Press, (Forthcoming)

“Creative Freedom: Henri Bergson and Democratic Theory” in Alex Lefebvre and Melanie White (eds.), Bergson, Politics and Religion, Duke University Press, 2012.


Book review of Democratic Legitimacy: Impartiality, Reflexivity, Proximity (Princeton University Press, 2011), by Pierre Rosanvallon, trans. A. Goldhammer. European Political Science, 12 (2013), pp. 399-401.

Journal review of Allpanchis 49 (Pastoral Andina, Cusco, 1997), Estudios Sociológicos, 17, 49 (1999), p. 280-285.


Articles in Reviews of Ideas:

 “¿Qué tiene de malo el muro?” Nexos, April 2014.

 “De la nación melancólica al pueblo democrático” Nexos, December 2013.

 “Barbarie, Racionalidad y Violencia,” Nexos, November 2011 (with Thomas J. Donahue).

“Hannah Arendt y los Cronopios,” Metapolítica, Vol.6 (2002), n. 21

Translation of William E. Connolly, “Los límites de la pluralización”, Metapolítica, Vol.6 (2002), n. 21.


Work in Progress:

 Just Borders: Peoples, Territories and the Rights of Place (Book manuscript, in progress)


“Pluralism at the Root: Beyond the dilemma of pluralism and democratic legitimacy”(resubmit)

“Nicholas of Cusa: Religion and Representation at the beginning of the Modern Age.”

“On Styles of Dealing with Problems in Political Theory” with Thomas J. Donahue.