Academic Articles

Refereed Articles:

    1. ‘Complexity and Nationalism,’ Nations and Nationalism, forthcoming 2016 prepublication version
  1. ‘From Multiculturalism to Multivocalism: complexity, national identity and political theory,’ Identities (in section on Building inclusive nations in the age of migration), April 2016 prepublication version official
  2. with G. Harris, ‘White Flight’ or Positive Contact?: local diversity and attitudes to immigration in Britain, Comparative Political Studies, published May 15 on firstview
  3. Introduction to special issue of Nations and Nationalism on John Armstrong, vol 21, issue 1, January 2015
  4. with M. Stonawski, V. Skirbekk, A. Goujon, ‘The end of secularisation through demography? Projections of Spanish religiosity,’ Journal of Contemporary Religion, 30(1):1-21 (January 2015) uncut draft
  5. ” ‘It’s the Demography, Stupid’: Ethnic Change and Opposition to Immigration,” Political Quarterly, Vol. 85, No. 3, pp. 267-76, November 2014 unedited draft
  6. ‘The Politics of Immigration: UKIP and Beyond’, Political Quarterly, Vol. 85, No. 3, pp. 247-50, November 2014 (also editor of special issue on the politics of immigration) unedited draft
  7. ‘Land, History or Modernization?: Explaining Ethnic Fractionalization’, Ethnic and Racial Studies 38 (2), pp. 193-210. [uncut draft]
  8. ‘Primordialists and Constructionists: A typology of theories of religion’, Religion, Brain and Behavior, Issue 2 (online 4 May 2012)
  9. ‘The Northern Ireland Peace Process in an Age of Austerity,’ Political Quarterly, vol. 83, no.2, (March) 2012, pp. 203-209 draft
  10. with Vegard Skirbekk and Anne Goujon, ‘American political affiliation, 2003–43: A cohort component projection,’ Population Studies, published online Nov. 5, 2011
  11. with Anne Goujon and Vegard Skirbekk, The End of Secularization in Europe?: A Socio-Demographic Perspective,’ Sociology of Religion, published online August 8, 2011
  12. ‘Reflections on the Swiss Sonderfall,’ Nations and Nationalism, vol. 17 (September 2011), pp. 815-20
  13. ‘The Demography of Ethnic Conflict,’ Journal of Ethnopolitics (also Editor of special section on ‘The Politics of Ethnic Demography’) vol.3, no. 4, September 2011, pp. 367-8
  14. ‘Demographic Change and Conflict in Northern Ireland: Reconciling Qualitative and Quantitative Evidence’, Journal of Ethnopolitics, September, 2011
  15. with Eric Woods and Robert Schertzer, ‘Ethno-national conflict and its Management,’ Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, 49.2, April 2011, pp. 153-61
  16. with Vegard Skirbekk and Anne Goujon, ‘Secularism, Fundamentalism or Catholicism? The Religious Composition of the United States to 2043‘, Journal for the Sientific Study of Religion, vol. 49, no. 2 (June) 2010
  17. with Oded Haklai, ‘Dominant Ethnicity: From Minority to Majority’, Nations and Nationalism,  14.4 (2008)
  18. ‘Human Development and the Demography of Secularisation in Global Perspective’, Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion – draft version (final version can be downloaded hereabstract figures tables appendix
  19. The Lenses of Nationhood: An Optical Model of Identity’, Nations and Nationalism, 14.3 (2008), [figure 1 2 3 4]
  20. ‘The Dynamics of Intra-Party Support for the Good Friday Agreement in the Ulster Unionist Party,’ Political Studies, vol. 54, no. 3 (October) 2006
  21. ‘The Dynamics of Orangeism in Scotland: The Social Sources of Political Influence in a Large Fraternal Organization,’ Social Science History, volume 30: 2 (Summer) 2006
  22. With Oliver Zimmer – ‘ “Dominant Ethnicity” and the “Ethnic-Civic” Dichotomy in the work of A. D. Smith’, Nations & Nationalism, special issues 10.1 & 10.2 (March) 2004, pp. 61-76
  23. ‘The Rise of Cosmopolitanism in the Twentieth Century West: A Comparative and Historical Perspective on the United States and European Union,’ Global Society, Vol. 17, no. 4 (2003), pp.359-83
  24. ‘The Ethnic Origins of the American Nation,’ Geopolitics, vol. 7, no. 2 (Autumn 2002), pp. 99-120
  25. ‘Nativist Cosmopolitans: Institutional Reflexivity and the Decline of “Double-Consciousness” in American Nationalist Thought: Interrogating a Nineteenth Century Paradox,’ Historical Sociology, vol. 14, No. 1 (2001), pp. 47-78
  26. ‘Liberal Ethnicity: Beyond Liberal Nationalism and Minority Rights,’ Ethnic and Racial Studies, vol. 23, no. 6 (2000), pp. 1086-1119
  27. ‘Ethnic or Civic Nation?: Theorizing the American Case,’ Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism, vol. 27 (2000), pp. 133-54
  28. ‘American Exceptionalism Reconsidered: Anglo-Saxon Ethnogenesis in the “Universal” Nation, 1776-1850,’ Journal of American Studies, 33 (1999), 3, pp. 437-457
  29. ‘The Sensory Basis of Historical Analysis,’ Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice, 3:3 (1999), pp. 329-332
  30. ‘ “Naturalizing the Nation”: the Rise of Naturalistic Nationalism in the United States and Canada,’ Comparative Studies in Society and History, vol. 40, no. 4 (October 1998), pp. 666-695
  31. ‘In Search of the Authentic Nation: Landscape and National Identity in Canada and Switzerland,’ (with O. Zimmer), Nations & Nationalism, vol. 4, part 4 (1998), pp. 483-510
  32. ‘Condemned to Rootlessness: The Loyalist Origins of Canada’s Identity Crisis,’ Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, vol.3, no.1, (1997), pp. 110-135

Invited Articles

‘The Dominant Ethnic Moment: Towards the Abolition of ‘Whiteness’?,’ Debate article with David Roediger (Also reply to Roediger’s reply). Ethnicities, vol. 6.1 (March), 2006, pp. 231-253

Other Articles

  1. Introduction, special section of Journal of Ethnopolitics on the politics of ethnic demography, September 2011
  2. Conclusion, special section of Nations and Nationalism on Switzerland, 2011
  3. Introduction (co author with Monica Toft), Political Demography (Boulder, CO: Paradigm)
  4. ‘Shall the Religious Inherit the Earth?’, Ethical Record, 2010
  5. ‘Shall the Religious Inherit the Earth?’, Studies, 2010
  6. ‘From Background to Foreground: Majority Groups and Dominant Minorities’, introduction to themed section on Dominant Group Identity, Nations & Nationalism, vol. 14:4 (2008), as well as debate article (co-authored with Oded Haklai) with Andreas Wimmer
  7. ‘Introduction’, Debate on John Hutchinson’s Nations as Zones of Conflict, Nations & Nationalism, vol. 13, issue 4 (2007), pp. 1-4


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