Joel Wolfe

Joel D Wolfe , PhD

Professor

Professor

Crosley Tower

1117

A&S Political Science - 0375

Education

Ph.D.: University of Chicago Chicago, Illinois, 1978 (Political Science)

A.B.: University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, CA, 1970 (Political Science)

Abbreviated Publications

Popular Magazine Article

“A Liberal Humanist Polity: A Review of SH Beer, The City of Reason” (Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1949), British Politics Group Quarterly, June, 2008.

“The Power of Philosophy: A Review Essay,” (2001) Philosophy of the Social Sciences, March, pp 111-121.

“Party Competition on the Internet: Minor versus Major Parties in the UK and USA,” (1999) co-authored with Michael Margolis and David Resnick. Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics, Vol 4, No 4, September, pp. 24-47.

“Varieties of Participatory Democracy and Democratic Theory,” (1986) Political Science Reviewer, Vol. XVI, Fall, pp.1-38.

“Class Formation and Democracy: The Decline of Working-Class Power
in Britain,” (1986) West European Politics, Vol. 9, No. 3, July.

“A Defense of Participatory Democracy,” (1985) The Review of Politics, Vol. 47, No. 3, July, pp. 370-389.

“Corporatism and Union Democracy: The British Miners and Incomes Policy, 1973-74,” (1985) Comparative Politics Vol. 17, No 4, July, pp. 421-436.

Book Chapter

“Power: A Pragmatist Proposal,” (2002) Studies in Symbolic Interactionism, ed., Norman K. Denzin, (Greenwich CT: JAI Press), No 25, pp. 305-326.

Encyclopedia Article

“Power and Regulation in Britain,” (1999) Political Studies, XLVII, December, 890-905.

“State Power and Ideology in Britain: Mrs Thatcher's Privatization Programme,” (1991) Political Studies Vol 34, No 2, June, 237-52.

Review

Robert J Lacey, American Pragmatism and Democratic Faith. DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 2007. In Political Studies Review, 2009.

Nikolaos Zahariadis, Ambiguity and Choice in Public Policy: Political Decision Making in Modern Democracies. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2003. In British Politics Group Newsletter, 2004

David Coates and Peter Lawler, eds, New Labour in Power. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2000; John Swift, Labour in Crisis. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2001; and D. Tanner, P. Thane, and N. Tiratsoo, Labour’s First Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000, In British Politics Group Newsletter, No 113, 2003

Patrick Ainley, Learning Policy: Towards the Certified Society. London: Macmillan, 1999, In British Politics Group Newsletter, 2002

Christopher Hood, et. al., Regulation Inside Government: Waste-Watchers, Quality Police, and Sleaze-Busters. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999, and Chris Hilson, Regulating Pollution: A UK and EC Perspective. Oxford-Portland Oregon: Hart Publishing, 2000. In British Politics Group Newsletter, No 103, 2001.

Sylvia Horton and David Farnham, eds., Public Management in Britain, Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1999. In British Politics Group Newsletter, No102, 2000.

Colin Hay, The Political Economy of New Labour: Labouring under False Pretences? (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1999). In British Politics Group Newsletter, No 101, 2000

Review of Michael Moran, Business, Politics, and Society: An Anglo-American Comparison Oxford: OUP, 2009, In Political Studies Review, 2011

Review of Mark Bevir and R.A.W. Rhodes, The State as Cultural Practice Oxford: OUP, 2010, In Political Studies Review, ISSN 1478-9299, 01/2012, Volume 10, Issue 1, 129 - 130

Nicholas Shaxon, Treasure Islands: Uncovering the Damage of Offshore Banking and Tax Havens. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. ISBN 978-0-230-10501-0, British Politics Quarterly, Winter 2012, No. 147

Book

POWER AND PRIVATIZATION: Choice and Competition in the Remaking of British Democracy (1996) London: Macmillan and New York: St. Martin’s Press.

THE POLITICS OF ECONOMIC ADJUSTMENT: Pluralism, Corporatism, and Privatization (1989) Co-edited with Richard E. Foglesong. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

WORKERS, PARTICIPATION, AND DEMOCRACY: Internal Politics in the British Union Movement (1985) Westport, CT: Greenwood Press

Peer Reviewed Publications

Who rules the EU? Pragmatism and power in European
integration theory, Journal of Political Power
Vol. 4, No. 1, April 2011, 127–144
 

Work in Progress

“Does Pragmatism have a Theory of Power?” accepted for the European Journal of Pragmatism and American Philosophy 2011
 

In Press

Review of Rick Tilman (2007) Thorstein Veblen and the Enrichment of Evolutionary Naturalism. Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press. 343pp, £31.95, 978 0 8262 1714 1In Political Studies Review, 2010.

Presentations

Paper Presentations

D Baker and J Wolfe (07-2012. ) Neoliberalism in Crisis: State and Polity vs Global Market Power in the UK .Sheffield University, UK. Conference. Level:International

Honors and Awards

2011 -2011 TAFT CENTER RESEARCH FELLOW AWARD TAFT CENTER AWARD SUPPORTED THE SPRING 2011 SEMINAR ON POLITICAL ECONOMY OF FASCISM CENTERING ON GUEST VISITING SCHOLAR, PROFESSOR DAVID BAKER FROM WARWICK UNIVERSITY. HE IS ALSO RUNNING A SEMINAR OPEN TO GRAD STUDENTS AND ALL FACULTY ON THIS TOPIC. TAFT Status:Recipient Level:Department Type:Grant

Service

AAUP (Associates Council ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:National 2010 -2013

AAUP (TRUSTEE ) Other Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:National 2010 -2012

TAFT CENTER (STUDENT AWARDS COMMITTEE ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 2010 -2011

Annual Edition: Comparative Politics (Editorial Board ) Editorial Board Member Type:Service to Professional Associations 2011 -2012

BRITISH POLITICS GROUP (LISTSERV ) Other Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:International 2010 -2011

BRITISH POLITICS GROUP (WEBMASTER ) Other Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:International 2010 -2010

POLITICAL SCIENCE (UNDERGRADUATE COMMITTEE ) Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2011 -2012

POLITICAL SCIENCE (GRAD COMMITTEE ) Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2011 -2012

POLITICAL SCIENCE (RPT ) Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2011 -2012

POLITICAL SCIENCE (WORKLOAD/ MERIT ) Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2011 -2012

University Research Council (Support Grants for postdoc, faculty, graduate students ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 2011 -2012

Keywords

Comparative Politics (General), Comparative Politics (Western Europe), and Political Thought and Philosophy

Professional Affiliation

2011 -2012: AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION

2011 -2012: BRITISH POLITICS GROUP AFFILIATED TO APSA

2011 -2012: COMPARATIVE POLITICS SECTION OF APSA

Courses Taught

15-POL-490 SENIOR PROJECT Level:Undergraduate

Proseminar: comparative politics Level:Graduate

15-POL-860 RES SEM:COMP POL Level:Graduate

Pol of Europe I Level:Undergraduate

15-POL-490 SENIOR PROJECT Level:Undergraduate

Approaches to Comparative Politics Level:Both

15-EUST-712 EUR STDS WK/SEM III Level:Graduate

15-POL-253 POLIT INQUIRY I:APR Level:Undergraduate

15-POL-253 POLIT INQUIRY I:APR Level:Undergraduate

Politics of the European Union Level:Both

Faculty Development Activities

07-2010 -07-2010 EXECUTIVE MEETING BOROUGH OF CAMDEN DEBATE ON CUTS, CAMDEN COUNCIL LONDON Type:Other

2011 -2012 Consulation on writing project with co-author, Type:Other