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

Edited Book

The Oxford Handbook of Populism, with Paul Taggart, Cristobal Róvira Kaltwasser and Pierre Ostiguy. Oxford University Press, 2017. Editor of the Political Theory section.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

“Why Borders do Matter Morally: The Role of Place in Immigrants’ Rights,” Constellations (Forthcoming. DOI: 10.1111/1467-8675.12340).

 “Taking Place Seriously: Territorial Presence and the Rights of Immigrants,” Journal of Political Philosophy, 24, 1 (2016), 67-87.

“The Analytical-Continental Divide: Styles of Dealing with Problems,” (with Thomas Donahue) European Journal of Political Theory, 15, 2 (2016), 138-154.

“People, Territory and Legitimacy in Democratic States,” American Journal of Political Science, 58, 2 (2014),pp.466-478.

 “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), pp. 725-743.

“On Political Theology and the Possibility of Superseding It,” Critical Review of International 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.

 Invited Refereed Articles

 “Populism and The People,” theory & event, special 20th anniversary issue, 20.1, January 2017.

 “Places to Dream,” theory & event, 16.1, March 2013.

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

Book Chapters

“Populism and the Idea of the People,” in The Oxford Handbook of Populism, Paul Taggart, Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser, Paulina Ochoa Espejo and Pierre Ostiguy (eds). Oxford University Press, 2017.

 “Populism: An Overview of the Concept and State of the Art,” with Paul Taggart, Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser and Pierre Ostiguy in The Oxford Handbook of Populism, Paul Taggart, Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser, Paulina Ochoa Espejo and Pierre Ostiguy (eds). Oxford University Press, 2017.

“Re-examining ‘The People’ in the Theory of Populism,” in Tulia Faletti, Emilio A. Parrado and Rogers Smith (eds.) Latin America Since the Left Turn, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017.

“Between a Rock and an Empty Place: Political Theology and Democratic Legitimacy,” in Catherine Keller, Melanie Johnson-Debaufre, and Elias Ortega Aponte (eds.), Common Goods: Economy, Ecology, Political Theology, Fordham University Press, 2016, pp. 307-325.

 “Power to Whom? The People between Procedure and Populism,” in Carlos de la Torre (ed.), The Promise and Perils of Populism: Global Perspectives, University Press of Kentucky, 2015, pp. 59-90.

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

Peer Reviewed Encyclopedia Article

“Popular Sovereignty,” The  Encyclopedia of Political Thought, (eds) Michael Gibbons, Diana Coole, Elisabeth Ellis, Kennan Ferguson (eds.), Blackwell, 2014.


Book review of A Political Theory of Territory (Oxford University Press, 2015), by Margaret Moore, Perspectives on Politics. 16, 1 (2018), p.195.

Book review of Strangers in our Midst (Oxford University Press, 2014), by David Miller, Migration Studies. 5, 3 (2017), pp. 465-469.

Book review of The Ethics of Immigration (Oxford University Press, 2014), by Joseph Carens, Contemporary Political Theory, 16, 1 (2017), pp. 151-154.

Book review of Orgies of Feeling (Duke University Press, 2013), by Elisabeth Anker, Review of  Politics, 77, 4 (2015), pp. 716-719.

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), pp. 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.