Discipline: Political Science
Specialisation: democracy, government, power, theory, liberalism
Date of Passing: 19/05/2018
Professor Barry Hindess was Emeritus Professor of Political Science in the School of Social Sciences, Australian National University. He worked on a variety of issues in contemporary politics, social and political theory, and the history of political thought. His research focused on:
- modern understandings of societal difference
- citizenship and political community
- liberal and neo-liberal government
- colonial rule and its post-colonial aftermath.
- Christine Helliwell and Barry Hindess (2002) The “Empire of Uniformity’ and the Government of Subject Peoples, Cultural Values, 6(1):137-150.
- Barry Hindess (2001) Citizenship in the international management of populations, in Citizenship and Cultural Policy. Denise Meredyth and Jeffrey Minson (eds.). London: Sage.
- Barry Hindess (2007) The Past is Another Culture, International Political Sociology, 1(4): 325-338
- Barry Hindess (2008) ‘Been There, Done That’, Postcolonial Studies, 11(2):201-13
- Barry Hindess (2009) Citizenship for All?. In Securitizations of Citizenship, Peter Nyers (ed.). Abingdon & New York: Routledge
- Mitchell Dean and Barry Hindess (eds.) (1998) Governing Australia. Studies in contemporary rationalities of government. Melbourne and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.