Owen Worth

Senior Lecturer

 
researcher

Biography

Since arriving at UL in 2003, Owen has taught courses in International Relations, International Political Economy, Development Studies and European Politics at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels. His research interests focus on the nature of power, class and in particular the role of hegemony in Global Political Economy and in Global Political Society. He is the author of Hegemony, International Political Economy and Post-Communist Russia (Ashgate, 2005), Resistance in the Age of Austerity: Nationalism, the Failure of the Left and the Return of God (Zed Books, 2013) and Rethinking Hegemony (Palgrave, 2015). He has also published work in a number of journals across the spectrum of Global Politics and has co-edited a number of other books. He also currently chairs the editorial board (Managing Editor) for the journal Capital and Class

Research Interests

Neo-Gramscian and Critical Approaches to Global Political Economy and Global Politics The Politics of Globalisation and Global Governance Post-Communist Russia Global Development, Resistance and Exclusion.

Books

  Year Publication
2015 Rethinking Hegemony.
Owen Worth (2015) Rethinking Hegemony. Basingstoke: Palgrave. [Details]
2013 Resistance in the Age of Austerity.
Owen Worth (2013) Resistance in the Age of Austerity. London: Zed Books. [Details]
2009 Globalization and the New Semi-Peripheries.
Worth, O; Moore, P (2009) Globalization and the New Semi-Peripheries. Basingstoke: Palgrave. [Details]
2007 Foreign Policies of the Major Powers: Politics and Diplomacy since World War II Volume II The Soviet Union and Russia.
Worth, O; Pettiford, L (2007) Foreign Policies of the Major Powers: Politics and Diplomacy since World War II Volume II The Soviet Union and Russia. London: I B Tauris. [Details]
2005 Hegemony, International Political Economy and Post-Communist Russia.
Worth, O (2005) Hegemony, International Political Economy and Post-Communist Russia. : Ashgate. [Details]
2002 Critical Perspectives on International Political Economy.
Worth, O (2002) Critical Perspectives on International Political Economy. : Palgrave. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2018 'Resistance to neoliberalism: Before and Since the Global Financial Crisis'
Owen Worth (2018) 'Resistance to neoliberalism: Before and Since the Global Financial Crisis' In: The Sage Handbook of Neoliberalism. London: Sage. [Details]
2014 'The Far Right and Neoliberalism: Willing Partner or Hegemonic Opponent?'
O. Worth (2014) 'The Far Right and Neoliberalism: Willing Partner or Hegemonic Opponent?' In: The Longue Durée of the Far-Right. London: Routledge. [Details]
2012 'Global Change, European Regionalism and the Left'
Gerard Strange and Owen Worth (2012) 'Global Change, European Regionalism and the Left' In: European Regionalism and the Left. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
2012 'Beyond the Third Way: regionalism and socialist renewal in Europe'
Owen Worth (2012) 'Beyond the Third Way: regionalism and socialist renewal in Europe' In: European Regionalism and the Left. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
2011 '‘Autocratic Neoliberalism and beyond: Russia's Caesarist journey into the global political economy’'
Owen Worth (2011) '‘Autocratic Neoliberalism and beyond: Russia's Caesarist journey into the global political economy’' In: The Political Economy of Eastern Europe, from ‘Transition’ to ‘Crash’. London: Pluto Press. [Details]
2011 '‘Where did the critical go? The underdevelopment of the British School in IPE’'
Owen Worth (2011) '‘Where did the critical go? The underdevelopment of the British School in IPE’' In: Critical International Political Economy: dialogue, debate, dissensus. Basingstoke: Palgrave. [Details]
2011 '‘Another World is Possible? The Problems and Shortcoming of the World Social Forum’'
Owen Worth and Karen Buckley (2011) '‘Another World is Possible? The Problems and Shortcoming of the World Social Forum’' In: Global Activism Reader. London: Continuum. [Details]
2009 'Introduction'
Worth, O; Moore, P (2009) 'Introduction' In: Globalisation and the New Semi-Peripheries. Basingstoke: Palgrave. [Details]
2009 'Beyond world order and transnational classes: The (re)application of Gramsci in global politics'
Worth, O (2009) 'Beyond world order and transnational classes: The (re)application of Gramsci in global politics' In: Gramsci and Global Politics. London: Routledge. [Details]
2009 'Globilization and the 'New' Semi-Peripheries Introduction'
Worth, O; Moore, P (2009) 'Globilization and the 'New' Semi-Peripheries Introduction' In: GLOBALIZATION AND THE NEW SEMI-PERIPHERIES. [Details]
2009 'What ever happened to the semi-periphery'
Worth, O (2009) 'What ever happened to the semi-periphery' In: Globalisation and the New Semi-Peripheries. Basingstoke: Palgrave. [Details]
2007 'Soviet and Russian Foreign Policy'
Worth, O; Pettiford, L (2007) 'Soviet and Russian Foreign Policy' In: The Foreign Policy of the Great Powers since World War II: Russia and the Soviet Union. [Details]
2007 'Russian responses to Globalisation'
Worth, O (2007) 'Russian responses to Globalisation' In: The Foreign Policy of the Great Powers since World War II: Russia and the Soviet Union. [Details]
2002 'Health for all? Towards a neo-Gramscian critique of the WHO'
Worth, O (2002) 'Health for all? Towards a neo-Gramscian critique of the WHO' In: Critical Perspectives on International Political Economy. [Details]
2002 'The many world of Critical International Political Economy'
Worth, O (2002) 'The many world of Critical International Political Economy' In: Critical Perspectives on International Political Economy. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
2012
Gerard Strange and Owen Worth (Ed.). (2012) European Regionalism and the Left. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2018 'The battle for hegemony: Resistance and neoliberal restructuring in post-crisis Europe'
Worth, O (2018) 'The battle for hegemony: Resistance and neoliberal restructuring in post-crisis Europe'. Comparative European Politics, 16 :126-142 [DOI] [Details]
2017 'Globalisation and the 'Far-right' turn in International Affairs'
Owen Worth (2017) 'Globalisation and the 'Far-right' turn in International Affairs'. Irish Studies In International Affairs, 28 :19-28 [Details]
2017 'Reviving Hayek's Dream'
Worth, O (2017) 'Reviving Hayek's Dream'. Globalizations, 14 :104-109 [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Left-wing convergence: An introduction'
Prichard, A,Worth, O (2016) 'Left-wing convergence: An introduction'. Capital And Class, 40 :3-17 [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Stuart Hall, Marxism without guarantees, and ‘The hard road to renewal’'
Owen Worth (2014) 'Stuart Hall, Marxism without guarantees, and ‘The hard road to renewal’'. Capital And Class, 38 (3):480-488 [DOI] [Details]
2013 'Building Consent: Hegemony, 'Conceptions of the World' and the Role of Evangelicals in Global Politics'
Murray, K,Worth, O (2013) 'Building Consent: Hegemony, 'Conceptions of the World' and the Role of Evangelicals in Global Politics'. Political Studies, 61 :731-747 [DOI] [Details]
2013 'Polanyi's Magnum Opus? Assessing the Application of the Counter-Movement in International Political Economy'
Worth, O (2013) 'Polanyi's Magnum Opus? Assessing the Application of the Counter-Movement in International Political Economy'. International History Review, 35 :905-920 [DOI] [Details]
2012 'Accumulating the critical spirit: Rosa Luxemburg and critical IPE'
Worth, O (2012) 'Accumulating the critical spirit: Rosa Luxemburg and critical IPE'. International Politics, 49 :136-153 [DOI] [Details]
2011 'Where did the ‘critical’ go?'
Owen Worth (2011) 'Where did the ‘critical’ go?'. Journal of International Relations and Development, 14 (3):358-365 [Details]
2011 'Recasting Gramsci in international politics'
Worth, O (2011) 'Recasting Gramsci in international politics'. REVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, 37 (1):373-392 [DOI] [Details]
2010 '‘On the contemporary relevance of ‘left Nationalism'
Owen Worth and Barry Ryan (2010) '‘On the contemporary relevance of ‘left Nationalism'. Capital And Class, 34 (1):54-59 [Details]
2009 'Unravelling the Putin Myth: Strong or Weak Caesar?'
Worth, O (2009) 'Unravelling the Putin Myth: Strong or Weak Caesar?'. Politics, 29 :53-61 [DOI] [Details]
2009 'The World Social Forum: postmodern prince or court jester?'
Worth, O; Buckley, K (2009) 'The World Social Forum: postmodern prince or court jester?'. THIRD WORLD QUARTERLY, 30 (4):649-661 [DOI] [Details]
2008 'The Poverty and Potential of Gramscian Thought in International Relations'
Worth, O (2008) 'The Poverty and Potential of Gramscian Thought in International Relations'. INTERNATIONAL POLITICS, 45 (6):633-649 [DOI] [Details]
2007 'Re-engaging the Third Way? Regionalism, the European Left and Marxism without Guarentees'
Worth, O (2007) 'Re-engaging the Third Way? Regionalism, the European Left and Marxism without Guarentees'. CAPITAL AND CLASS, 93 :93-111 [Details]
2006 'Land of False Hope? The Condtradictions of British Opposition to Globalization'
Worth, O (2006) 'Land of False Hope? The Condtradictions of British Opposition to Globalization'. GLOBALIZATIONS, 3 (1):49-65 [Details]
2005 'Critical Theory in Global Political Economy, Critique? Knowledge? Emancipation?'
Worth, O; Farrand, C (2005) 'Critical Theory in Global Political Economy, Critique? Knowledge? Emancipation?'. CAPITAL AND CLASS, 85 (*):43-63 [Details]
2004 'Counter-hegemony, anti-globalisation and culture in International Political Economy'
Worth, O; Kuhling, C (2004) 'Counter-hegemony, anti-globalisation and culture in International Political Economy'. CAPITAL AND CLASS, 84 (*):31-43 [Details]
2002 'The Janus-like character of counter-hegemony: Progressive and Nationalist Responses to Globalisation'
Worth, O (2002) 'The Janus-like character of counter-hegemony: Progressive and Nationalist Responses to Globalisation'. GLOBAL SOCIETY, 16 (3):297-315 [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2011 'Phoebe Moore, ‘The International Political Economy of Work and Employability’, Global Discourses 4, 4, 2011'
Owen Worth (2011) 'Phoebe Moore, ‘The International Political Economy of Work and Employability’, Global Discourses 4, 4, 2011' Global Discourses, 4 (4) . [Details]
2003 'Making Sense of Globalisation: A neo-Gramscian analysis of the practices of Globalisation'
Worth, O (2003) 'Making Sense of Globalisation: A neo-Gramscian analysis of the practices of Globalisation' Limerick Papers, 7 (*) . [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2012 Critical Political Economy Research Network Conference
Owen Worth (2012) ‘(Re)building the basics of critical IPE’ Critical Political Economy Research Network Conference [Details]
2012 The Longue Durée of the Far Right
Owen Worth (2012) Globalisation and the Far Right: Towards a New Typology The Longue Durée of the Far Right [Details]
2012 Crisis, Austerity and Resistance Conference
Owen Worth (2012) ‘Austerity as the new common sense? Crisis and renewal in the Global Political Economy’ Crisis, Austerity and Resistance Conference [Details]
2012 Invited Talk
Owen Worth (2012) ‘In Search of a modern Prince’, Lecture given to the Department of International Relations, University of Bilkent Invited Talk [Details]
2012 Lecture given to the Department of International Relations
Owen Worth (2012) ‘In Search of a modern Prince’, Lecture given to the Department of International Relations Lecture given to the Department of International Relations [Details]
2011 ECPR General Conference, Reykjavik
Owen Worth (2011) ‘Where are the alternatives? Resistance and contestation in the ‘era of austerity’ ECPR General Conference, Reykjavik [Details]
2011 Lecture given to the Political Studies Department, University of Louisville
Owen Worth (2011) Bringing Class back in: Gramsci, historical materialism and hegemony in Political Science’ Lecture given to the Political Studies Department, University of Louisville [Details]
2011 International Studies Association Convention,’ Montreal
Owen Worth (2011) ‘Globalisation and the failure of Resistance’ International Studies Association Convention,’ Montreal [Details]
2011 C2G2 New Directions in Polanyian Scholarship, Salisbury
Owen Worth (2011) ‘A man for all seasons? The many applications of Karl Polanyi in Political Economy’ C2G2 New Directions in Polanyian Scholarship, Salisbury [Details]
2011 International Studies Association, Montreal
Owen Worth (2011) ‘Reclaiming Critical Theory from the British School’ International Studies Association, Montreal [Details]
2010 European Standing Group on International Relations, Stockholm
Owen Worth (2010) ‘IPE and the puzzle of hegemony’ European Standing Group on International Relations, Stockholm [Details]
2010 European Standing Group on International Relations, Stockholm
Owen Worth (2010) Rethinking Gramsci in IR/IPE’ European Standing Group on International Relations, Stockholm [Details]
2010 Invited Talk, University of Manchester
Owen Worth (2010) Workshop on Critical IPE, University of Manchester Invited Talk, University of Manchester [Details]
2010 Workshop on Critical IPE, University of Manchester
Owen Worth (2010) 2010 Workshop on Critical IPE, University of Manchester [Details]
2009 GLOBALIZATION AND THE NEW SEMI-PERIPHERIES
Worth, O (2009) Whatever Happened to the Semi-Periphery? GLOBALIZATION AND THE NEW SEMI-PERIPHERIES , pp.9-24 [Details]
2008 International Studies Association 50th Annual Conference
Worth, O., Buckley, K. (2008) The World Social Forum: Post-modern prince or court jester? International Studies Association 50th Annual Conference , 15-FEB-08 - 18-FEB-08 [Details]
2007 ECRP
Owen Worth (2007) Rethinking Gramsci in International Politics ECRP , 06-SEP-07 - 09-SEP-07 [Details]
2007 IAREES
Owen Worth (2007) Unravelling the Putin Myth: Strong Ceasar, Weak Ceasar or Merely Hot Air IAREES , 25-MAY-07 - 26-MAY-07 [Details]
2007 Historical Materialism Annual Conference
Owen Worth (2007) Russia's Ceasarist Journey Historical Materialism Annual Conference , 10-NOV-07 - 12-NOV-07 [Details]
2006 Internation Studies Association
Owen Worth and Karen Buckley (2006) Social Struggle or Unholy Alliance? A critique of Porto Alegre and the European Social Forum . In: * eds. Internation Studies Association , 01-APR-06 - 04-APR-06 , pp.1-18 [Details]
2006 Globalisation and the Semi-periphery
Owen Worth (2006) What ever happened to the Semi-Periphery . In: * eds. Globalisation and the Semi-periphery , 04-MAR-06 - 04-MAR-06 , pp.1-16 [Details]
2006 International Studies Association Convention
Owen Worth and Gerard Strange (2006) Towards an historical critical theory approach to open regionalism . In: * eds. International Studies Association Convention , 01-APR-06 - 04-APR-06 , pp.1-21 [Details]
2006 International Studies Association annual conference
Worth, O., Buckley, K. (2006) Social struggle or unholy alliance? A critique of Porto Alegre and the European Social Forum International Studies Association annual conference , 22-MAR-06 - 25-MAR-06 [Details]
2005 International Studies Association Convention
Owen Worth (2005) The Poverty and Potential of Gramscian Thought in International Relations . In: * eds. International Studies Association Convention , 15-JAN-05 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 New Directions in Peace and Conflict Research
Owen Worth (2005) Towards a collective critique of unipolarity: The role of Critical International Theory and Peace Research in the post-post cold war era . In: * eds. New Directions in Peace and Conflict Research , 15-JAN-05 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2004 International Studies Association Convention
Owen Worth and Christopher Farrands (2004) Against Unipolarity: Hegemony, Resistance and Change in Global Politics . In: * eds. International Studies Association Convention , 15-JAN-04 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2004 Postmodernism: The Global Moment, International Conference of Science and Humanities
Owne Worth and Carmen Kuhling (2004) Anti-Globalisation and the New Political Utopias: Culture, Cosmopolitanism and Fragmentation in the Global Political Economy . In: * eds. Postmodernism: The Global Moment, International Conference of Science and Humanities , 15-JAN-04 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2003 International Studies Association and Central and East European International Studies Association
Owen Worth (2003) Putin and Trasformismo: Post-Communist Russia in the era of neoliberalism . In: * eds. International Studies Association and Central and East European International Studies Association , 15-JAN-03 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2002 International Studies Association Convention
Owen Worth (2002) Making Sense of Globalisation: A neo-Gramscian analysis of the practices of neoliberalism . In: * eds. International Studies Association Convention , 15-JAN-02 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2002 British International Studies Association Conference
Owen Worth (2002) Globalisation and the Far Right: Conspiracies of the New World Order . In: * eds. British International Studies Association Conference , 15-JAN-02 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2002 International Studies Association annual Convention
Owen Worth and Jason Abbott (2002) Land of Hope and Tory?, The Contradictions of British opposition to globalisation . In: * eds. International Studies Association annual Convention , 15-JAN-02 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2001 International Studies Association
Owen Worth (2001) The Janus-like character of counter-hegemony: Progressive and Nationalist Responses to Globalization . In: * eds. International Studies Association , 15-JAN-01 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2001 Russian International Studies Association
Owen Worth (2001) Revolutionary, Evolutionary or the Consolidation of the Status Quo: Russian responses to Globalisation . In: * eds. Russian International Studies Association , 15-JAN-01 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2001 British International Studies Association Conference
Owen Worth and Jason Abbott (2001) Land of Hope and Tory?, The Contradictions of British opposition to globalisation . In: * eds. British International Studies Association Conference , 15-JAN-01 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2000 British International Studies Association Annual Conference
Owen Worth (2000) Counter Hegemony to Neoliberalism: Progressive or Nationalistic? . In: * eds. British International Studies Association Annual Conference , 15-JAN-00 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
2010 Simon Pirani, ‘Change in Putin’s Russia’.
Owen Worth (2010) Simon Pirani, ‘Change in Putin’s Russia’. Book Review [Details]
2006 David Chandler, ‘Constructing Civil Society: Morality and Power in International Relations’.
Owen Worth (2006) David Chandler, ‘Constructing Civil Society: Morality and Power in International Relations’. Book Review [Details]

Editorial

  Year Publication
2017 Whither Lexit?.
Worth, O (2017) Whither Lexit?. Editorial [Details]
2012 Critical international political economy: Renewing critique and ontologies Introduction.
Belfrage, C,Worth, O (2012) Critical international political economy: Renewing critique and ontologies Introduction. Editorial [DOI] [Details]
2010 Capital and Class at 100.
Owen Worth (2010) Capital and Class at 100. Editorial [Details]

Research Paper

  Year Publication
2011 Where did the critical go?.
Worth, O (2011) Where did the critical go?. Research Paper [DOI] [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
British International Studies Association. Member /
Political Studies Association Member 01-JAN-09 / 31-DEC-09

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
Royal Irish Institute of International Affairs Member 1899 / 1899

Consultancy

  Client Description
Policy reviewer for Combat Poverty, Dublin

Teaching Interests

PO4004 Global Political Eonomy
PO4018 International Relations
PO4127 Regionalism in World Politics
PO5008 International Political Economy