- How To Read Amartya Sen (Delhi: Penguin Random House 2020)
- Amartya Sen (Cambridge: Polity 2019)
- Freedom is Power: Liberty Through Political Representation (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2014)
- Are South Africans Free? (London: Bloomsbury 2014)
- The Political Philosophy of Needs (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2003)
- ‘Amílcar Cabral and Amartya Sen: Freedom, Resistance and Radical Realism’, Theoria: A Journal of Social and Political, Issue 167, Vol. 68, No. 2 (June 2021)
- ‘Resistance and radical democracy: freedom, power and institutions’, History of European Ideas, 44.4 (2018), pp. 477-491 DOI:10.1080/01916599.2018.1473961
- 'Freedom in the Decolonizing Republic', The Good Society, 26 (1) (2018)
- 'Freedom is Power: Reinventing Representative Democracy', The Good Society 26 (1) (2018)
- 'Representation Needs Resistance', Representation 53.1 (2017), pp. 81-95, DOI: 10.1080/00344893/2017.1346874
- 'Power, Domination and Human Needs', Thesis Eleven Vol. 119, No. 1 (December 2013), pp. 47-62
- 'Real Modern Freedom', Theoria: A Journal of Social and Political Theory, Issue 137, Vol. 60, No. 4 (December 2013), pp. 1-28
- 'The Promise of Political Theory in South Africa', Politikon: South African Journal of Political Studies, 40.3 (December 2013), pp. 517-532
- 'Collective Unfreedom in South Africa', Contemporary Politics, 17.4 (December 2011), pp. 355-372
- 'Debt, Democracy and Representation in South Africa', co-authored with Nicola Viegi, Representation 45.2 (July 2009), pp. 193-212.
- 'Human Needs, Land Reform and the South African Constitution', Politikon: South African Journal of Political Studies, 33.2 (2006), pp. 133-145.
- 'A Theory of True Interests in the Work of Amartya Sen', Government and Opposition 34.4 (1999).
Book Chapters (Peer-reviewed)
- 'Representing Needs: A New Language for Politics and Economics', in Beyond Neoliberalism, Nationalism and Socialism: rethinking the boundary between state and market, ed. T. Aubrey (London: Rowman & Littlefield 2017), pp. 59-70.
- 'Justice and Real Politics: Freedom, Needs and Representation', in Distributive Justice Debates in Political and Social Thought: Perspectives on Finding A Fair Share, ed. C. Boisen and M. C. Murray (London and New York: Routledge 2016), pp. 128-47
- 'Human Needs and Political Judgment', in New Waves in Political Philosophy ed. C. Zurn and B. de Bruin (London: Palgrave 2009), pp. 40-62
- 'The Political Philosophy of Needs and Weak States', in Development Dilemmas, ed. M. Ayogu and D. Ross (London: Routledge 2005)
- '"Civil Society": Critique and Alternative', in Global Civil Society and Its Limits, ed. S. Halperin & G. Laxer (London: Palgrave 2003)
Newspaper Articles And Blogs
What sets good and bad leaders apart in the coronavirus era
Dr Camila Vergara
- ‘Corruption as Systemic Political Decay’ Philosophy & Social Criticism, 47.3 (2021): 322–346.
- ‘Machiavelli's Republican Constituent Power’ in Machiavelli's Discourses on Livy. New Readings, Edited by Diogo Pires Aurélio & Andre Santos Campos. Brill 2021
- ‘Political Action, Revolutionary Parties and the Transition to a Republic of Councils’ in Rosa Luxemburg: New Perspectives on Life, Works and Impact, edited by Frank Jacob. Karl Dietz Verlag, 2021
- ‘Lenin and the Materialist Critique of Labor Law,’ in The Futures of Lenin. Edited by Alla Ivanchikov & Robert Maclean. SUNY Press 2021
- Systemic Corruption. Constitutional Ideas for an Anti-Oligarchic Republic. Princeton University Press, 2020
- República plebeya. Guía práctica para constituir el poder popular. Editorial Sangría, 2020
- ‘Populism as Plebeian Politics: Inequality, Domination & Popular Empowerment’ Journal of Political Philosophy 28.2 (2020): 222–246.
- ‘The Plebeian People of Populism’ Revue européenne des sciences sociales, special issue La pensée populiste, 58.2 (2020): 77–96.
- ‘Populism: Plebeian Power against Oligarchy’ in Constituent Power: Law, Popular Rule, and Politics. Edited by M. Arvidsson, L. Brännström & P. Minkkinen. Edinburgh University Press, 2020.
- ‘Crisis Government: The Populist as Plebeian Dictator’ in Mapping Populism: A Guide to Understanding and Studying Populism. Edited by Amit Ron and Majia Nadesan. Routledge, 2020
- Machiavelli on Liberty and Conflict, co-edited with David Johnston & Nadia Urbinati. University of Chicago Press, 2017
Dr John S. Sanni
- Sanni, J. "Heidegger's 'Potentiality-for-Being': Towards Adequate Economic Development in Nigeria". (Development Southern African Journal, Volume 34,2017)
- Sanni, J. " Religion:A New Struggle for African Identity". (Phronimon:Journal of the Sanni,J. South African Society for Greek and Humanities,Volume 17,2016)
- Sanni, J. " Moveable Roots: Thinking Africa Past,Present and Future". (Chiedza Journal of Arrupe College Volume 17,2014)
- Sanni, J. "Rawls's Conceptualization of the 'Original Position' and the 'Veil of Ignorance: Examining some injustice in Contemporary Nigeria" (Ciedza Journal of Arupe College Volume 15 no.2 December 2012)
- Sanni, J. "Reason and Religion and the Struggle for Society" ( Chiedza Journal of Arrupe College Volume 1 no.2 December 2010)
Dr Cecilia Schultz
- Schultz, Cecilia. 2021. ‘Postcolonial Finance: The Political History of “Risk-Versus-Reward” Investment in Emerging Markets.’ Theoria, 68(1): 60-68. Doi: 10.3167/th.2021.6816603
- Schultz, Cecilia. 2020. ‘The Marikana Massacre and the Unstable Geographies of Capital: Spatialising Financialisation’, Politikon 47(1): 42-61. DOI: 10.1080/02589346.2020.1714899
- Schultz, Cecilia. & Van Riet, Gideon. 2018. ‘Land deals in Africa, lessons for South Africa?’, South African Review of Sociology 49(1):34-52.
- Book Review
- Schultz, Cecilia. 2020. Book Review of Amartya Sen by Lawrence Hamilton. Theoria, 67(165): 118-121. Doi: 10.3167/th.2020.6716506
Past Post Docs
Dr Michael Elliott
- Elliott, M. (2018) ‘Indigenous Resurgence: The Drive for Renewed Engagement and Reciprocity in the Turn Away from the State’, Canadian Journal of Political Science, 51 (1): 61-81. (Online here: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0008423917001032)
- Elliott, M. (2016) ‘Participatory Parity and Indigenous Decolonization Struggles’, Constellations, 23 (3): 413-24. (Online here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-8675.12235/pdf)
Dr Albano Agostinho Troco
- Determinants of Successful Secessions in Post-colonial Africa: The case of South Sudan. Brazilian Journal of African Studies. Vol.3. No.6 pp.55-74 (Online here: https://seer.ufrgs.br/rbea/article/view/87062/52366)
- Electoral Politics and Political Transition in Post-War Angola: Progress, Problems and Prospects. Journal of African Elections. Vol.18 No.1. June 2019. pp.23-44 (Online here: https://www.eisa.org.za/pdf/JAE18.1Troco.pdf )
- Electoral Governance and Democratization in Southern Africa Post-conflict States: Electoral Management Bodies in Angola, Mozambeque and South Africa. Journal of Africa Elections. Vol.18.No.2 pp.25-45 (Online here: https://www.eisa.org.za/pdf/JAE18.2Troco.pdf
- Between Domestic and Global Politics: The Determinants of Eritrea's Successful Secession. Brazilian Journal of Africa Studies. Vol.4.No.8. pp.9-31 (Online here: https://seer.ufrgs.br/rbea/article/view/90519/55786