Barry Hindess

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Barry Hindess is an Emeritus Professor in the School of Social Sciences at Australian National University
Australian National University
The Australian National University is a teaching and research university located in the Australian capital, Canberra.As of 2009, the ANU employs 3,945 administrative staff who teach approximately 10,000 undergraduates, and 7,500 postgraduate students...

. He was for many years an academic sociologist in the UK (mainly at the University of Liverpool
University of Liverpool
The University of Liverpool is a teaching and research university in the city of Liverpool, England. It is a member of the Russell Group of large research-intensive universities and the N8 Group for research collaboration. Founded in 1881 , it is also one of the six original "red brick" civic...

) and has published widely on social and political theory, and on the history of political thought.

Selected works

  • (1996) Discourses of power: from Hobbes to Foucault, Wiley-Blackwell
  • (1988) Choice, rationality, and social theory, Routledge