Stuart White is Associate Professor of Politics at Jesus College, Oxford, which he joined in 2000 after three years at MIT where he gained a Career Development Research Award for his teaching. His research focuses centrally on democracy, citizenship and property rights and the question of what rights to resources we should have as members of a democratic community. Relevant publications include Radical Republicanism, co-edited with Bruno Leipold and Karma Nabulsi, forthcoming,and Building a Citizen Society: The Emerging Politics of Republican Democracy. London: Lawrence and Wishart. Co-edited with Daniel Leighton. 2008.
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On the 2019 UK elections, popular sovereignty, and citizens’ assemblies. A conversation with Stuart White.
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