Eric Kaufmann

Academic Articles

Academic Articles


  • Kaufmann E, Leal DL, Tafoya JR. Divided Images: How the English Perceive Nationhood and How This Shapes Voting and Opinion. PS: Political Science & Politics. Aug 2023.“White Flight from Immigration?: attitudes to diversity and white residential choice.”, Social Science Quarterly (2023)
  • With Erik Larsen and Matthew Goodwin. (2022). ‘Asymmetric realignment: Immigration and right party voting,’ Electoral Studies, Volume 80, December
  • Kaufmann, E. (2022). “The new culture wars: Why critical race theory matters more than cancel culture.” Social Science Quarterly.
  • Rozado, David, and Eric Kaufmann. “The increasing frequency of terms denoting political extremism in US and UK news media.” Social Sciences 11, no. 4 (2022): 167.
  • (with Thomas Leeper and Simon Hix), ‘Pricing Immigration,’ Journal of Experimental Political Science (2020), pp. 1-12.
  • ‘Ethno‐traditional nationalism and the challenge of immigration,’ Nations and Nationalism 25 (2) 2019, 435-448
  • ‘Can narratives of white identity reduce support for Hard Brexit?: a survey experiment,’ Political Studies, 67 (1) 2019, 31-46
  • With Andrea Ballatore (of Birkbeck), ‘New York Yankees and Hollywood Anglos: the persistence of anglo-conformity in the American motion picture industry,’ Nations and Nationalism, April 2019
  • With Matthew Goodwin, ‘The Diversity Wave: A meta-analysis of the native-born white response to ethnic diversity,’ Social Science Research, Aug 2018
  • “Can Narratives of White Identity Reduce Opposition to Immigration and Support for Hard Brexit? A Survey Experiment.” Political Studies, 2017 [preprint]
  • With Mark Levene, Trevor Fenner and George Loizou, ‘A multiplicative process for generating a beta-like survival function with application to the UK 2016 EU referendum results,’ International Journal of Modern Physics C, Nov 2017 [preprint]
  • ‘Levels or changes?: Ethnic context, immigration and the UK Independence Party vote,’ Electoral Studies, Volume 48, August 2017, Pages 57–69
  • ‘Complexity and Nationalism,’ Nations and Nationalism,  23 (1) 2017, pp. 6-25
  • ‘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]
  • with G. Harris, ‘White Flight’ or Positive Contact?: local diversity and attitudes to immigration in Britain, Comparative Political Studies 48 (12) 2015, pp. 1563-1590
  • Introduction to special issue of Nations and Nationalism on John Armstrong, vol 21, issue 1, January 2015
  • 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
  • ” ‘It’s the Demography, Stupid’: Ethnic Change and Opposition to Immigration,” Political Quarterly, Vol. 85, No. 3, pp. 267-76, November 2014 unedited draft
  • ‘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
  • ‘Land, History or Modernization?: Explaining Ethnic Fractionalization’, Ethnic and Racial Studies 38 (2), pp. 193-210. [uncut draft]

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

Book Reviews

  1. Review of Vivian Ibrahim and Margit Wunsch (eds) Political Leadership, Nations and Charisma, Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, Sept 2012
  2. Review of Alain-C. Gagnon et. al, ‘Contemporary Majority Nationalism,’ Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism, May 2012
  3. Book review of Christopher Caldwell, ‘Reflections on the Revolution in Europe’, Population and Demographic Review, December 2009
  4. Book review of Amy Chua, ‘Day of Empire’, Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict, vol. 15: 1, 2009, pp.133-136
  5. Book Review of S. Saideman and W. Ayres, ‘For Kin and Country’, Nations and Nationalism, Vol.15, Issue 1, 2009, pp.172-174
  6. Book Review of T. Baycroft and M. Hewitson, ‘What is a Nation?’, The Nationalism Project, 2007
  7. Book review of Aviel Roshwald, ‘The Endurance of Nationalism’ , Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, vol. 13, no. 4, 2007
  8. Book review (combined) of Aviel Roshwald, ‘The Endurance of Nationalism’ & T. Baycroft and M. Hewitson, ‘What is a Nation?’, English Historical Review, summer 2007
  9. Book Review of Appiah, K. Anthony, ‘The Ethics of Identity,’ H-Nationalism, 26 June 2006
  10. Book review of Pickus, Noah, ‘True Faith and Allegiance,’ Nations & Nationalism, Volume 13 Issue 2 Page 358, April 2007
  11. Book review of Hutchinson, John, ‘Nations as Zones of Conflict,’ British Journal of Sociology, forthcoming 2006
  12. Book review of Zubaida, Sami, ‘Law and Power in the Islamic World,’ Comparative Studies in Society and History, vol. 47, no. 1., (2004)
  13. Book review of Wimmer, Andreas, ‘Nationalist Exclusion and Ethnic Conflict,’ Political Studies Review, July 2003
  14. Book review of Swain, Carol M., ‘The New White Nationalism in America,’ Nations and Nationalism, vol. 9, part 4 (Oct. 2003), pp. 641-2
  15. Book review of O’Leary, Cecilia, E., ‘The Paradox of American Patriotism,’ Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism, vol. 30 (2003)
  16. Book review of Yoram Hazony, ‘The Jewish State,’ Nations and Nationalism, vol. 8, no. 1 (Jan. 2002), pp. 122-23
  17. Book review of David Brown, ‘Contemporary Nationalism,’ Ethnic and Racial Studies, vol. 24, no. 5 (Sept. 2001), pp. 570-71
  18. Book review of David Brown, ‘Contemporary Nationalism,’ Political Studies, vol. 49, no.3 (Aug. 2001), p. 624
  19. Book review of Desmond King, ‘Making Americans,’ Political Studies, vol. 49, no. 2 (June 2001), pp. 364-5
  20. Book review of Dru Gladney (ed.), ‘Making Majorities,’ Nations and Nationalism, vol. 7, no. 1 (Jan 2001), pp. 117-18
  21. Book review of Frank Füredi, ‘The Silent War,’ Ethnic & Racial Studies, vol. 23, no. 6 (November 2000), pp. 1132-33
  22. Book review of Steve Bruce, ‘Comparative Protestant Politics,’ Nations and Nationalism, vol. 5, no.3, 1999, pp. 588-90
  23. Book Review of Will Kymlicka, ‘Finding Our Way: Rethinking Ethnocultural Relations in Canada,’ Ethnic Conflict Research Digest, Vol. 2, no. 2 (1999), pp. 42-3
  24. Book review of Wallace, Walter, ‘The Future of Ethnicity, Race & Nationality,’ Ethnic & Racial Studies, Vol.21, no.6 (November 1998), pp. 1201-2
  25. Book review of Del Gado, Richard & Jean Stefancic (eds.), ‘Critical White Studies,’ Ethnic & Racial Studies, Vol. 21, no.5 (October 1998), pp. 1022-24
  26. Book review of Frantzen, J. and John D. Niles, ‘Anglo-Saxonism and the Construction of Social Identity,’ Humanist Sociology, 22 (3), August 1998
  27. Book review of Ohmae, Kenichi, ‘The End of the Nation-State,’ Nations and Nationalism, vol. 2, part 2, July, 1996, pp. 342-44
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