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Dr. Owen Worth

Biography

Since arriving at UL in 2003, Owen has taught courses in International Relations, International Political Economy, Development Studies and European Politics at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels. His research interests focus on the nature of power, class and in particular the role of hegemony in Global Political Economy and in Global Political Society. He is the author of Hegemony, International Political Economy and Post-Communist Russia (Ashgate, 2005), Resistance in the Age of Austerity: Nationalism, the Failure of the Left and the Return of God (Zed Books, 2013) and Rethinking Hegemony (Palgrave, 2015). He has also published work in a number of journals across the spectrum of Global Politics and has co-edited a number of other books. He also currently chairs the editorial board (Managing Editor) for the journal Capital and Class.

Research Interests

Neo-Gramscian and Critical Approaches to Global Political Economy and Global Politics The Politics of Globalisation and Global Governance Post-Communist Russia Global Development, Resistance and Exclusion.

Teaching Interests

PO4004 Global Political Eonomy
PO4018 International Relations
PO4127 Regionalism in World Politics
PO5008 International Political Economy

Professional Activities

Association

  • 2009 Member, Political Studies Association
  • Member, British International Studies Association.

Committee

  • 1899 Royal Irish Institute of International Affairs,

Consultancy

  • - Policy reviewer for Combat Poverty, Dublin

Publications

Books

2019

Morbid Symptoms: The Global Rise of the Far Right
Owen Worth
(2019) Morbid Symptoms: The Global Rise of the Far Right
London : Zed Books

2015

Rethinking Hegemony
Owen Worth
(2015) Rethinking Hegemony
Basingstoke : Palgrave

2013

Resistance in the Age of Austerity
Owen Worth
(2013) Resistance in the Age of Austerity
London : Zed Books

2009

Globalization and the New Semi-Peripheries
Worth, O; Moore, P
(2009) Globalization and the New Semi-Peripheries
Owen Worth and Phoebe Moore(Ed.) Basingstoke : Palgrave Basingstoke

2007

Foreign Policies of the Major Powers: Politics and Diplomacy since World War II Volume II The Soviet Union and Russia
Worth, O; Pettiford, L
(2007) Foreign Policies of the Major Powers: Politics and Diplomacy since World War II Volume II The Soviet Union and Russia
(Ed.) London : I B Tauris London

2005

Hegemony, International Political Economy and Post-Communist Russia
Worth, O
(2005) Hegemony, International Political Economy and Post-Communist Russia
Ashgate

2002

Critical Perspectives on International Political Economy
Worth, O
(2002) Critical Perspectives on International Political Economy
Owen Worth and Jason Abbott(Ed.) Palgrave

Book Chapters

2021

Comparative European Politics
Neil Robinson and Owen Worth
(2021) Comparative European Politics
In Politics and the Markets; Rory Costello and Neil Robinson(Ed.) Oxford : Oxford University Press

2021

Critical IPE and the End of History
Owen Worth
(2021) Critical IPE and the End of History
In Post Capitalist Futures: Political Economy Beyond Crisis and Hope; Adam Fishwick and Nicholas Kiersey(Ed.) London : Pluto Press

2020

Hegemony
Owen Worth
(2020) Hegemony
In Routledge Handbook of International Political Economy, ; Ernesto Vivares(Ed.) London : Routledge

2019

Corbyn, Sanders and the contestation of neoliberal common-sense
Owen Worth
(2019) Corbyn, Sanders and the contestation of neoliberal common-sense
In Left Radicalism and Populism in Europe; Giorgos Charalambous and Gregoris Ioannou(Ed.) London : Routledge

2018

Resistance to neoliberalism: Before and Since the Global Financial Crisis
Owen Worth
(2018) Resistance to neoliberalism: Before and Since the Global Financial Crisis
In The Sage Handbook of Neoliberalism; London : Sage

2014

The Far Right and Neoliberalism: Willing Partner or Hegemonic Opponent?
O. Worth
(2014) The Far Right and Neoliberalism: Willing Partner or Hegemonic Opponent?
In The Longue Durée of the Far-Right; London : Routledge

2012

Global Change, European Regionalism and the Left
Gerard Strange and Owen Worth
(2012) Global Change, European Regionalism and the Left
In European Regionalism and the Left; Manchester : Manchester University Press pp. 1-19

2012

Beyond the Third Way: regionalism and socialist renewal in Europe
Owen Worth
(2012) Beyond the Third Way: regionalism and socialist renewal in Europe
In European Regionalism and the Left ; Manchester : Manchester University Press pp. 135-153-

2011

‘Another World is Possible? The Problems and Shortcoming of the World Social Forum'
Owen Worth and Karen Buckley
(2011) ‘Another World is Possible? The Problems and Shortcoming of the World Social Forum'
In Global Activism Reader; London : Continuum

2011

‘Where did the critical go? The underdevelopment of the British School in IPE'
Owen Worth
(2011) ‘Where did the critical go? The underdevelopment of the British School in IPE'
In Critical International Political Economy: dialogue, debate, dissensus; Basingstoke : Palgrave

2011

‘Autocratic Neoliberalism and beyond: Russia's Caesarist journey into the global political economy'
Owen Worth
(2011) ‘Autocratic Neoliberalism and beyond: Russia's Caesarist journey into the global political economy'
In The Political Economy of Eastern Europe, from ‘Transition' to ‘Crash' ; London : Pluto Press

2009

Beyond world order and transnational classes: The (re)application of Gramsci in global politics
Worth, O
(2009) Beyond world order and transnational classes: The (re)application of Gramsci in global politics
In Gramsci and Global Politics; London : Routledge pp. 19-32 London

2009

Globilization and the 'New' Semi-Peripheries Introduction
Worth, O; Moore, P
(2009) Globilization and the 'New' Semi-Peripheries Introduction
In GLOBALIZATION AND THE NEW SEMI-PERIPHERIES; pp. 1-+

2009

Introduction
Worth, O; Moore, P
(2009) Introduction
In Globalisation and the New Semi-Peripheries; Basingstoke : Palgrave pp. 1-9 Basingstoke

2009

What ever happened to the semi-periphery
Worth, O
(2009) What ever happened to the semi-periphery
In Globalisation and the New Semi-Peripheries; Basingstoke : Palgrave pp. 9-24 Basingstoke

2007

Soviet and Russian Foreign Policy
Worth, O; Pettiford, L
(2007) Soviet and Russian Foreign Policy
In The Foreign Policy of the Great Powers since World War II: Russia and the Soviet Union; pp. vii-xii

2007

Russian responses to Globalisation
Worth, O
(2007) Russian responses to Globalisation
In The Foreign Policy of the Great Powers since World War II: Russia and the Soviet Union; pp. 391-416

2002

The many world of Critical International Political Economy
Worth, O
(2002) The many world of Critical International Political Economy
In Critical Perspectives on International Political Economy; pp. 1-13

2002

Health for all? Towards a neo-Gramscian critique of the WHO
Worth, O
(2002) Health for all? Towards a neo-Gramscian critique of the WHO
In Critical Perspectives on International Political Economy; pp. 139-158

Edited Books

2012


(2012)
In European Regionalism and the Left; Gerard Strange and Owen Worth(Ed.) Manchester : Manchester University Press

Peer Reviewed Journals

2021

Reasserting hegemonic masculinity: women's leadership within the far right
Owen Worth
(2021) Reasserting hegemonic masculinity: women's leadership within the far right
In International Affairs; pp. 503-521

2020

Introduction: pluriversality, convergence, and hybridity in the global left
Prichard A.;Worth O.
(2020) Introduction: pluriversality, convergence, and hybridity in the global left
In Globalizations;
DOI: 10.1080/14747731.2020.1722515

2019

The fifth international: International or global?
Worth O.
(2019) The fifth international: International or global?
In Journal Of World-Systems Research; pp. 321-328
DOI: 10.5195/jwsr.2019.957

2019

The new left, Jeremy Corbyn and the war of position: a new coherence or further fragmentation?
Owen Worth
(2019) The new left, Jeremy Corbyn and the war of position: a new coherence or further fragmentation?
In Globalizations;

2018

The battle for hegemony: Resistance and neoliberal restructuring in post-crisis Europe
Worth, O
(2018) The battle for hegemony: Resistance and neoliberal restructuring in post-crisis Europe
In Comparative European Politics; pp. 126-142
DOI: 10.1057/s41295-016-0077-3

2017

Reviving Hayek's Dream
Worth, O
(2017) Reviving Hayek's Dream
In Globalizations; pp. 104-109
DOI: 10.1080/14747731.2016.1228788

2017

Globalisation and the ‘far-right’ turn in international affairs
Worth O.
(2017) Globalisation and the ‘far-right’ turn in international affairs
In Irish Studies In International Affairs; pp. 19-28
DOI: 10.3318/isia.2017.28.8

2017

Whither Lexit?
Worth O.
(2017) Whither Lexit?
In Capital &Amp; Class; pp. 351-357
DOI: 10.1177/0309816817711558c

2016

Left-wing convergence: An introduction
Prichard, A,Worth, O
(2016) Left-wing convergence: An introduction
In Capital And Class; pp. 3-17
DOI: 10.1177/0309816815624370

2014

Stuart Hall, Marxism without guarantees, and ‘The hard road to renewal'
Owen Worth
(2014) Stuart Hall, Marxism without guarantees, and ‘The hard road to renewal'
In Capital And Class; pp. 480-488
DOI: 10.1177/0309816814549206

2013

Building Consent: Hegemony, 'Conceptions of the World' and the Role of Evangelicals in Global Politics
Murray, K,Worth, O
(2013) Building Consent: Hegemony, 'Conceptions of the World' and the Role of Evangelicals in Global Politics
In Political Studies; pp. 731-747
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9248.2012.01003.x

2013

Polanyi's Magnum Opus? Assessing the Application of the Counter-Movement in International Political Economy
Worth, O
(2013) Polanyi's Magnum Opus? Assessing the Application of the Counter-Movement in International Political Economy
In International History Review; pp. 905-920
DOI: 10.1080/07075332.2013.817464

2012

Accumulating the critical spirit: Rosa Luxemburg and critical IPE
Worth, O
(2012) Accumulating the critical spirit: Rosa Luxemburg and critical IPE
In International Politics; pp. 136-153
DOI: 10.1057/ip.2011.44

2011

Where did the ‘critical' go?
Owen Worth
(2011) Where did the ‘critical' go?
In Journal of International Relations and Development; pp. 358-365

2011

Recasting Gramsci in international politics
Worth, O
(2011) Recasting Gramsci in international politics
In Review Of International Studies; pp. 373-392
DOI: 10.1017/S0260210510000318

2010

‘On the contemporary relevance of ‘left Nationalism
Owen Worth and Barry Ryan
(2010) ‘On the contemporary relevance of ‘left Nationalism
In Capital And Class; pp. 54-59

2009

The World Social Forum: postmodern prince or court jester?
Worth, O; Buckley, K
(2009) The World Social Forum: postmodern prince or court jester?
In Third World Quarterly; pp. 649-661
DOI: 10.1080/01436590902867003

2009

Unravelling the Putin Myth: Strong or Weak Caesar?
Worth, O
(2009) Unravelling the Putin Myth: Strong or Weak Caesar?
In Politics; pp. 53-61
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9256.2008.01338.x

2008

The Poverty and Potential of Gramscian Thought in International Relations
Worth, O
(2008) The Poverty and Potential of Gramscian Thought in International Relations
In International Politics; pp. 633-649
DOI: 10.1057/ip.2008.31

2007

Re-engaging the Third Way? Regionalism, the European Left and Marxism without Guarentees
Worth, O
(2007) Re-engaging the Third Way? Regionalism, the European Left and Marxism without Guarentees
In Capital And Class; pp. 93-111

2006

Land of False Hope? The Condtradictions of British Opposition to Globalization
Worth, O
(2006) Land of False Hope? The Condtradictions of British Opposition to Globalization
In Globalizations; pp. 49-65

2005

Critical Theory in Global Political Economy, Critique? Knowledge? Emancipation?
Worth, O; Farrand, C
(2005) Critical Theory in Global Political Economy, Critique? Knowledge? Emancipation?
In Capital And Class; pp. 43-63

2004

Counter-hegemony, anti-globalisation and culture in International Political Economy
Worth, O; Kuhling, C
(2004) Counter-hegemony, anti-globalisation and culture in International Political Economy
In Capital And Class; pp. 31-43

2002

The Janus-like character of counter-hegemony: Progressive and Nationalist Responses to Globalisation
Worth, O
(2002) The Janus-like character of counter-hegemony: Progressive and Nationalist Responses to Globalisation
In Global Society; pp. 297-315

Other Journals

2011

Phoebe Moore, ‘The International Political Economy of Work and Employability', Global Discourses 4, 4, 2011
Owen Worth
(2011) Phoebe Moore, ‘The International Political Economy of Work and Employability', Global Discourses 4, 4, 2011
In Global Discourses; On Line

2003

Making Sense of Globalisation: A neo-Gramscian analysis of the practices of Globalisation
Worth, O
(2003) Making Sense of Globalisation: A neo-Gramscian analysis of the practices of Globalisation
In Limerick Papers;

Conference Publications

2012

Lecture given to the Department of International Relations,
Owen Worth
(2012) Lecture given to the Department of International Relations,

2012

Invited Talk
Owen Worth
(2012) Invited Talk

2012

Crisis, Austerity and Resistance Conference
Owen Worth
(2012) Crisis, Austerity and Resistance Conference

2012

Critical Political Economy Research Network Conference
Owen Worth
(2012) Critical Political Economy Research Network Conference

2012

The Longue Durée of the Far Right
Owen Worth
(2012) The Longue Durée of the Far Right

2011

Lecture given to the Political Studies Department, University of Louisville,
Owen Worth
(2011) Lecture given to the Political Studies Department, University of Louisville,

2011

C2G2 New Directions in Polanyian Scholarship, Salisbury
Owen Worth
(2011) C2G2 New Directions in Polanyian Scholarship, Salisbury

2011

International Studies Association, Montreal
Owen Worth
(2011) International Studies Association, Montreal

2011

International Studies Association Convention,' Montreal
Owen Worth
(2011) International Studies Association Convention,' Montreal

2011

ECPR General Conference, Reykjavik
Owen Worth
(2011) ECPR General Conference, Reykjavik

2010

European Standing Group on International Relations, Stockholm,
Owen Worth
(2010) European Standing Group on International Relations, Stockholm,

2010

Invited Talk, University of Manchester
Owen Worth
(2010) Invited Talk, University of Manchester

2010

Workshop on Critical IPE, University of Manchester
Owen Worth
(2010) Workshop on Critical IPE, University of Manchester

2010

European Standing Group on International Relations, Stockholm
Owen Worth
(2010) European Standing Group on International Relations, Stockholm

2009

GLOBALIZATION AND THE NEW SEMI-PERIPHERIES
Worth, O
(2009) GLOBALIZATION AND THE NEW SEMI-PERIPHERIES
pp. 9-24

2008

International Studies Association 50th Annual Conference
Worth, O., Buckley, K.
(2008) International Studies Association 50th Annual Conference

2007

ECRP
Owen Worth
(2007) ECRP

2007

Historical Materialism Annual Conference
Owen Worth
(2007) Historical Materialism Annual Conference

2007

IAREES
Owen Worth
(2007) IAREES

2006

International Studies Association Convention
Owen Worth and Gerard Strange
(2006) International Studies Association Convention
*(Ed.) pp. 1-21

2006

International Studies Association annual conference
Worth, O., Buckley, K.
(2006) International Studies Association annual conference

2006

Internation Studies Association
Owen Worth and Karen Buckley
(2006) Internation Studies Association
*(Ed.) pp. 1-18

2006

Globalisation and the Semi-periphery
Owen Worth
(2006) Globalisation and the Semi-periphery
*(Ed.) pp. 1-16

2005

International Studies Association Convention
Owen Worth
(2005) International Studies Association Convention
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

New Directions in Peace and Conflict Research
Owen Worth
(2005) New Directions in Peace and Conflict Research
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2004

International Studies Association Convention
Owen Worth and Christopher Farrands
(2004) International Studies Association Convention
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2004

Postmodernism: The Global Moment, International Conference of Science and Humanities
Owne Worth and Carmen Kuhling
(2004) Postmodernism: The Global Moment, International Conference of Science and Humanities
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2003

International Studies Association and Central and East European International Studies Association
Owen Worth
(2003) International Studies Association and Central and East European International Studies Association
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2002

British International Studies Association Conference
Owen Worth
(2002) British International Studies Association Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2002

International Studies Association annual Convention
Owen Worth and Jason Abbott
(2002) International Studies Association annual Convention
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2002

International Studies Association Convention
Owen Worth
(2002) International Studies Association Convention
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2001

International Studies Association
Owen Worth
(2001) International Studies Association
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2001

Russian International Studies Association
Owen Worth
(2001) Russian International Studies Association
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2001

British International Studies Association Conference
Owen Worth and Jason Abbott
(2001) British International Studies Association Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2000

British International Studies Association Annual Conference
Owen Worth
(2000) British International Studies Association Annual Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

Editorials

2017

Whither Lexit?
Worth, O
(2017) Whither Lexit?
In Capital And Class; pp. 351-357

2012

Critical international political economy: Renewing critique and ontologies Introduction
Belfrage, C,Worth, O
(2012) Critical international political economy: Renewing critique and ontologies Introduction
In International Politics; pp. 131-135
DOI: 10.1057/ip.2011.39

2010

Capital and Class at 100
Owen Worth
(2010) Capital and Class at 100
In Capital and Class; Sage pp. 1-5

Research Papers

2011

Where did the critical go?
Worth, O
(2011) Where did the critical go?
pp. 358-365
DOI: 10.1057/jird.2011.8

Book Reviews

2010

Simon Pirani, ‘Change in Putin's Russia'
Owen Worth
(2010) Simon Pirani, ‘Change in Putin's Russia'
In Debatte; pp. 150-152

2006

David Chandler, ‘Constructing Civil Society: Morality and Power in International Relations'
Owen Worth
(2006) David Chandler, ‘Constructing Civil Society: Morality and Power in International Relations'
pp. 91-93