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Publications of Romand Coles    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:


  1. R. Coles, Beyond Gated Politics: Reflections for the Possibility of Democracy (August, 2005), University of Minnesota Press .
  2. R. Coles, Rethinking Generosity: Critical Theory and the Politics of Caritas (1997), Cornell University Press .
  3. R. Coles, Self/Power/Other: Political Theory and Dialogical Ethics (1992), Cornell University Press .

Chapters in Books

  1. R. Coles, The Wild Patience of Radical Democracy, in Radical Democracy Between Abundance and Lack (December, 2005), Manchester University Press .
  2. R. Coles, "Pluralization and Radical Democracy: Recent Developments in Critical Theory and Postmodernism", in Political Science: The State of the Discipline (APSA), edited by Ira Katnelson and Helen V. Milner (2002), Routledge .
  3. R. Coles, "Identity and Difference in the Ethico-Political Positions of Adorno and Habermas", in Cambridge Companion to Habermas, edited by Steven K. White (1995), Cambridge University Press .
  4. R. Coles, "Ecotones and Ecological Ethics: Adorno and Lopez", in The Nature of Things: Language, Politics, and the Environment, edited by J. Bennett and W. Chaloupka (1993), University of Minnesota Press .

Journal Articles

  1. R. Coles, "Of Tensions and Tricksters: Grassroots Democracy Between Theory and Practice", Perspectives on Politics, vol. 4 no. 3 (September, 2006), pp. 529-546 .
  2. R. Coles, Moving Democracy: IAF Social Movements and the Political Arts of Listening, Travelling, and Tabling, edited by Stephen K. White, Political Theory, vol. 32 no. 5 (October, 2004), pp. 678-705, Sage [ejournals] .
  3. R. Coles, Theology, Democracy, and the Question of Excess: Reflections on Jeffrey Stout's Democracy and Tradition, Modern Theology (April, 2004) .
  4. R. Coles, Contesting Cosmopolitan Currency: The Nepantalist Rose in the Crossing of the Present, Nepantla, vol. 4 no. 1 (2003), pp. 45 .
  5. R. Coles, "The Wild Patience of John Howard Yoder: Outsiders and the Otherness of the Church", Modern Theology (July, 2002) .
  6. R. Coles, ""Traditio: Chicana Feminism and the Torn Virtues of Democratic Engagement", Political Theory (August, 2001) .
  7. R. Coles, "Of Democracy, Discourse, and Dirt Virtue: Developments in Recent Critical Theory", Political Theory (October, 2000) .
  8. R. Coles, "Toward an Uncommon Commonwealth: Reflections on Boyte's Critique of Civil Society", Political Economy of the Good Society (Fall, 1999) .
  9. R. Coles, "Liberty, Equality, Receptive Generosity: Neo-Nietszchean Reflections on the Ethics and Politics of Coalition", American Political Science Review (June, 1996) .
  10. R. Coles, "Communicative Action and Dialogical Ethics: Habermas and Foucault", Polity (Fall, 1992) .
  11. R. Coles, Storied Others and the Possibility of Caritas: Milbank and Neo-Nietzschean Ethics", Modern Theology (October, 1992) .
  12. R. Coles, "Foucault's Dialogical Ethos", Theory, Culture and Society (May, 1991) .
  13. R. Coles, "Shapiro, Genealogy, Ethics", Political Theory (November, 1989) .

Papers Accepted

  1. R. Coles, "The Concept of Progress and Devolutions of Political Economy", Political Economy of the Good Society (2007) .
  2. R. Coles, “Hunger (of Mind/of Belly), Ethics, and the University”, in Ethics and Higher Education, edited by Peter Euben and Elizabeth Kiss (2007), Duke University Press (forthcoming.) .

Book Reviews

  1. Jacques Derrida, Spectors of Marx: The State of the Debt, the Work of Mourning, and the New International, American Political Science Review (September, 1995) .
  2. Bonnie Honig, Political Theory and the Displacement of Politics, Journal of Politics (November, 1994) .
  3. Kerry Whiteside, Merleau-Ponty: Foundations of an Existential Politics, Political Theory (August, 1990) .


  1. R. Coles, Book Note: Postmodernization: Change in Advanced Society, Political Studies (1993) .

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