Agamben, G. (1998) Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

___________ (2000) Means Without End: Notes on Politics. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Anderson, F., M. (1908) The constitutions and other select documents illustrative of the history of France, 1789-1907, pp. 171-74. Minneapolis: The H. W. Wilson Company.

Arendt, H. (1968) The Origins of Totalitarianism. London: Library of Congress.

Bentham, J. (1823) An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation, vol. 2. London: Pickering.

Cohen, G., D. (2012) In War’s Wake: Europe’s Displaced Persons in the Postwar Order. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Crisp, R. (1998) ‘Part 1: Introductory Material’ in Crisp, R. (ed.) J. S. Mill: Utilitarianism, pp. 3-46). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Davies, M. (1994) Asking the Law Question. Sydney: The Law Book Company.

Derrida, J. (1997) Of Grammatology. Baltimore: The John Hopkins University Press.

________ (2000a) Of Hospitality. California: Stanford University Press.

________ (2001) On Cosmopolitanism and Forgiveness. London: Routledge.

Douzinas, C. (2000) The End of Human Rights. Oxford: Hart Publishing.

Gibney, M., J. (2004) The Ethics and Politics of Asylum: Liberal Democracy and the Response to Refugees. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Gold, D. (2005) Tower of Babble: How the United Nations has Fueled Global Chaos. New York: Three Rivers Press.

Laclau,  E. (1995) Emancipation(s). London: Verso.

Nancy, J.-L. (2000) Being Singular Plural. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Novick, P. (2000) The Holocaust in American Life. New York: First Mariner Books.

Rancière, J. (1991) The Ignorant Schoolmaster: Five Lessons in Intellectual Emancipation. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

__________ (1995) On the Shores of Politics. London: Verso.

_________ (1999) Dis-Agreement: Politics and Philosophy. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

__________ (2003) The Philosopher and His Poor. Durham: Duke University Press.

__________ (2010) Dissensus: On Politics and Aesthetics. London: Continuum International.

__________ (2013) The Politics of Aesthetics. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Shaw, M., N. (2008) International Law, 6th edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Still, J. (2010) Derrida and Hospitality: Theory and Practice. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Tucker, K., H. (1998) Anthony Giddens and Modern Social Theory. London: SAGE Publications.

Weiss, T., G. (2012) What’s Wrong with the United Nations and How to Fix It, 2nd edition. Cambridge: Polity Press.


Chapters in edited books

Bentham, J. (1843a) ‘A Critical Examination of the Declaration of Rights’ in Bowring, J. (ed.) The Works of Jeremy Bentham, vol. 2 [online version]. Available at: [Accessed 01.01.2014].

__________ (1843b) ‘Pannomial Fragments’ in Bowring, J. (ed.) The Works of Jeremy Bentham, vol. 2 [online version]. Available at: [Accessed 01.01.2014].

Brown, G., W. (2013) ‘Between Naturalism and Cosmopolitan Law: Hospitality as Transitional Global Justice’, in Baker, G. (ed.) Hospitality and World Politics, pp. 99-123. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.

Derrida, J. (1977) ‘Signature Event Context’ in Graff, G. (ed.). Limited Inc, pp. 1-24. Evanston: Northwestern University Press.

________ (1999) ‘Hospitality, Justice and Responsibility: A Dialogue with Jacques Derrida’ in Kearney, R. and Dooley, M. (eds.) Questioning Ethics, pp. 65-83. London: Routledge.

________ (2005b) ‘The Reason of the Strongest (Are there Rogue States?)’ in Hamacher, W. (ed.) Rogues: Two Essays on Reason. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

_________ (2009) ‘Third Session: January 16, 2002’ in Lisse, M., Mallet, M-L., and Michaud, G. (eds.) The Beast and the Sovereign, volume 1. London: The University of Chicago Press.

Deutscher, P. (2001) ‘Hospitality, Perfectibility, Responsibility’ in Patton, P. and Smith, T. (eds.) Jacques Derrida: Deconstruction Engaged, pp. 93-104. Sydney: Power Publications.

Klemenčič, M. (2007) ‘Migrations in History’ in Isaacs, A., K. (ed.) Immigration/Emigration in Historical Perspective, pp. 27-54. Pisa: Pisa University Press.

Leung, G. (2012) ‘Illegal Fictions’ in Hutchens, B. (ed.) Jean-Luc Nancy: Justice, Legality and World, pp. 82-95. London: Continuum International Publishing Group.

McVeigh, S. (2007) ‘Preface’ in McVeigh, S. (ed.) Jurisprudence of Jurisdiction, pp. ix-x. Oxon: Routledge.

Mill, J., S. (1998) ‘Part 2: The Text’ in Crisp, R. (ed.) J. S. Mill: Utilitarianism, pp. 47-110. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

_________ (2003) ‘On Liberty’ in Warnock, M. (ed.) Utilitarianism and On Liberty, pp. 88-180. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

Nancy, J.-L. (2003a) ‘Thinking’ in Sparks, S. (ed.) A Finite Thinking, pp. 3-50. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

_________ (2003b) ‘Judging’ in Sparks, S. (ed.) A Finite Thinking, pp. 133-98. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Rancière, J. (2012) ‘Democracies Against Democracy’ in Agamben et. al. (eds.) Democracy in What State?, pp. 76-81. New York: Columbia University Press.

Warnock, M. (ed.) (2003) ‘Introduction by Mary Warnock’ in Warnock, M. (ed.) Utilitarianism and On Liberty, pp. 1-16. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

Schaap, A. (2012) ‘Hannah Arendt and the Philosophical Repression of Politics’ in Deranty, J.-P. and Ross, A. (eds.) Jacques Rancière and the Contemporary Schene: The Philosophy of Radical Equality, pp. 145-66. London: Continuum International.


Journal articles

Agamben, G. (1995) ‘We Refugees’ in Symposium, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 114-19.

Aradau, C. (2004) ‘Security and the Democratic Scene’ in Journal of International Relations and Development, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 388-413.

Arendt, H. (1943) ‘We Refugees’ in The Menorah Journal, vol. 31, pp. 69-77.

Baiocchi, G. and Connor, B., T. (2013) ‘Politics as interruption: Rancière’s community of equals and governmentality’ in Thesis Eleven, vol. 117, no. 1, pp. 89-100.

Darling, J. (2009) ‘Becoming Bare Life: Asylum, Hospitality, and the Politics of Encampment’ in Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 649-65.

Derrida, J. (1986) ‘Declarations of Independence’ in New Political Science, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 7-15.

________ (2000b) ‘Hostipitality’ in Angelaki, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 3-18.

________ (2005a) ‘The Principle of Hospitality’ in Parallax, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 6-9.

________ (2007) ‘A Certain Impossible Possibility of Saying the Event’ in Critical Inquiry, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 441-61.

Đokić, V. (1998) ‘Reading Derrida’s “Force of Law: ‘The Mystical Foundations of Authority’”’ in Philosophy and Sociology, vol. 1, no. 5, pp. 449-454.

Douzinas, C. (2007) ‘The Many Faces of Humanitarianism’ in Parrhesia, no. 2, pp. 1-28.

Gibbard, A. (1994) ‘Utilitarianism and Human Rights’ in Social Philosophy & Policy, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 92 – 102.

Habibi, D., A. (2007) ‘Human Rights and Politicised Human Rights: A Utilitarian Critique’ in Journal of Human Rights, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 3-35.

Hafner-Burton, E., M. and Ron, J. (2007) ‘Human Rights Institutions: Rhetoric and Efficacy’ in Journal of Peace Research, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 379-83.

Hafner-Burton, E., M. and Tsutsui, K. (2007) ‘Justice Lost! The Failure of International Human Rights Law to Matter Where Needed Most’ in Journal of Peace Research, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 407-25.

Hutchinson, A., C. and Monahan, P., J. (1984) ‘Law, Politics and the Critical Legal Scholars: The Unfolding Drama of American Legal Thought’ in Stanford Law Review, vol. 36, no. ½, pp. 199-245.

Ingram, J., D. (2008) ‘What is a “Right to Have Rights”? Three Images of the Politics of Human Rights’ in American Political Science Review, vol. 102, no. 4, pp. 401-416.

Kelly, M. (2010) ‘A New Humanitarian Paradigm for Understanding the Right to Asylum: Responses to Arendt and Derrida’ on The Journal of Humanitarian Assistance website, 21 February. Available at: [Accessed 26.01.2014].

Lechte, J. and Newman, S. (2012) ‘Agamben, Arendt and Human Rights: Bearing Witness to the Human’ in European Journal of Social Theory, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 522-36.

___________________ (2013) Agamben and the Politics of Human Rights: Statelessness, Images, Violence. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

McCormick, J., P. (1999) ‘Three Ways of Thinking “Critically” about the Law’ in The American Political Science Review, vol. 93, no. 2, pp. 413-28.

Passavant, P., A. (2007) ‘The Contradictory State of Giorgio Agamben’ in Political Theory, vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 147-74.

Rancière, J. (2004a) ‘Who is the Subject of the Rights of Man?’ in The South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 103, no. ⅔, pp. 297-310.

___________ (2004b) ‘Introducing Disagreement’ in Angelaki, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 3-9.

___________ (2005) ‘Democracy, Dissensus and the Aesthetics of Class Struggle: An Exchange with Jacques Rancière’, interviewed by Blechman, M., Chari, A., and Hasan, R. in Historical Materialism, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 285-301.

___________ (2007) ‘An Interview with Jacques Rancière on Medium-Specificity and Discipline Crossovers in Modern Art’, interviewed by McNamara, A., E. and Ross, T. in Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 101-109.

Simonsen, K.-M. (2013) ‘The Politics of Universalism: Strategic Uses of Human Rights Discourses in Early Modernity’ in Journal of Aesthetics & Culture, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 1-12.

Spivak, G., C. (1991) ‘Neocolonialism and the Secret Agent of Knowledge’ in Neocolonialism, Oxford Literary Review, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 220-51.

Stammers, N. (1999) ‘Social Movements and the Social Construction of Human Rights’ in Human Rights Quarterly, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 980-1008.

Welch, M. and Schuster, L. (2005) ‘Detention of Asylum Seekers in the UK and USA’ in Punishment and Society, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 397-417.


Work of organisational authorship

Amnesty International (2013) ‘An International Failure: The Syrian Refugee Crisis’, on Amnesty International website, 13 December 2013. Available at: [Accessed 24.12.2013].

Boycott Workfare (2013) ‘Stop G4S’ Annual General Meeting’ on Boycott Workfare website, 1 June. Available at: [Accessed 23.12.2013].

Calais Migrant Solidarity (2013) ‘Another Death this Week in Calais’ on Calais Migrant Solidarity website, 13 December. Available at: [Accessed 02.01.2014].

Detention Action (2013) ‘Briefing: The Detained Fast Track’ on Detention Action website. Available at: [Accessed 06.01.2014].

EDL (n.d.) ‘Mission Statement’ on The EDL website. Available at: [Accessed 24.12.2013].

Edwards, A.  (2013) ‘Three Million and Counting: The Rising Humanitarian Crisis inside Syria’ on UNHCR website, 10 December. Available at: [Accessed 24.12.2013].

G4S (n.d.) ‘Securing Human Rights’ on G4S website. Available at: [Accessed 23.12.2013].

_____ (2012) ‘G4S plc Corporate Social Responsibility Report’ on G4S website. Available at: [Accessed 23.12.2013].

Home Office (2007) Enforcing the Rules: A Strategy to Ensure and Enforce Compliance with Our Immigration Laws. London: Home Office.

Liberty (n.d.) ‘The Fast-Track System’ on Liberty website. Available at: [Accessed 21.12.2013].

Refugee Council (2012) ‘The Experiences of Refugee Women in the UK’, on The Refugee Council website. Available at: [Accessed 20.01.2014].

UKBA (2012) ‘Detained Fast Track Processes: Timetable Flexibility on The UKBA website. Available at: [Accessed 20.01.2014].

UN (n.d.) ‘The Foundation of International Human Rights Law’ on The UN website. Available at: [Accessed 24.12.2013].

__ (1948) ‘The Universal Declaration of Human Rights’ on The UN website. Available at: [Accessed 07.01.2014].

UNHCR (1993) ‘Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action’, presented at the World Conference of Human Rights, 14-25 June. Available at: [Accessed 20.12.2013].

______ (2013a) ‘UNHCR Global Trends 2012: Displacement: The New 21st Century Challenge’, on The UNHCR website, 19 June. Available at: [Accessed 02.01.2014].   

_______ (2013b) ‘2014 Syria Regional Response Plan’, on The UNHCR website, 16 December. Available at: [Accessed 02.02.2014].


Internet sources

Annan, K. (2011) ‘Peace and Poverty’ on The Kofi Annan Foundation website, May. Available at: [Accessed 20.01.2014].

BBC (2013) ‘Nigel Farage Calls for Syrian Refugees to be Allowed into UK’, on The BBC website, 29 December. Available at: [Accessed 02.01.2014].

Douzinas, C. (2009) ‘Does the Left Still Care about Liberty?’ on The Guardian website, 21 May. Available at: [Accessed 22.12.2013].

Escamilla, M. (2008) ‘Rights and Utilitarianism: John Stuart Mill’s Role in Its History’ in Revue D’Etudes Benthamiennes, no. 4. Available at: [Accessed 24.12.2013].

Freeman, C. (2013) ‘Maltese Passport and Life as an EU Citizen for Anyone with £546,000’ on The Telegraph website. Available at: [Accessed 21.12.2013].

Guardian, The (2006) ‘PM Defends Asylum Policy’ on The Guardian website, 14 March. Available at: [Accessed 21.12.2013].

Hague, W. (2013) ‘Foreign Secretary Statement on 2013 UN Human Rights Day’ on Government UK website, 10 December. Available at:–2 [Accessed 24.12.2013].

Hathaway, O., A. (2002) ‘Do Human Rights Treaties Make a Difference?’ in Faculty Scholarship Series, Paper 839. Available at: [Accessed 23.12.2013].

IRIN News (2013) ‘Syrian Refugees Worried as UN Targets its Food Aid in Lebanon’ on IRIN News website, 21 October. Available at: [Accessed 20.01.2014].

Kafka, F. (1915/2011) ‘Before the Law’ on The Kafka Project website. Available at:,165,0,0,1,0 [Accessed 02.01.2014].

Al-Makhadhi, S. (2013) ‘Syrian Refugees: “Britain is the Dream”’ on Al Jazeera website, 21 October. Available at: [Accessed 02.01.2014].

Malik, S. (2013) ‘Poundland Case: Government Defeated Again Over Back-to-Work Schemes’ on The Guardian website, 30 October. Available at: [Accessed 01.01.2014].

Odinkalu, C., A. (2000) ‘Why More Africans Don’t Use Human Rights Language’ in Human Rights Dialogue, winter edition, pp. 3-4. Available at: [Accessed 24.12.2013].

Rancière, J. (2001) ‘Ten Theses on Politics’ on The European Graduate School website. Available at:ère/articles/ten-thesis-on-politics/ [Accessed 05.01.2014].

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Robinson, M. (2008) ‘Universal Declaration of Human Rights 50th Anniversary – Werlcoming the Downtrodden’ on UNHCR website, 1 March. Available at: [Accessed 20.01.2014].

Shiva, V. (2011) ‘Earth Democracy and the Rights of Mother Earth’ on Tikkun website, 12 December. Available at: [Accessed 20.01.2014].

Sky News (2013) ‘Syrian Migrants End Calais Port Stand-Off’ on Sky News website, 4 October. Available at: [Accessed 02.01.2014].

Suner, R. (2013) ‘Talking to the Syrian Refugees Who are Desperate to Leave Calais for England’ on Vice News website, 7 October. Available at: [Accessed 02.01.2013].

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Travis, A. (2012) ‘UK Detention of Torture Victims “Inhumane”’ on The Guardian website, 23 February. Available at: [Accessed 25.12.2013].

Žižek, S. (2007) ‘Robespierre or the “Divine Violence” of Terror’ on Lacan website. [Available at: [Accessed 06.01.2014].