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Dr Simon Susen

Reader in Sociology

School of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Sociology

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BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Simon Susen is Reader in Sociology at City, University of London. Before joining City in 2011, he held lectureships at Birkbeck, University of London (2010–2011), Newcastle University (2008–2010), and Goldsmiths, University of London (2007–2008). He received his PhD from the University of Cambridge in 2007. Prior to that, he studied sociology, politics, and philosophy at a range of international universities and research centres—including the University of Cambridge, the University of Edinburgh, the Colegio de México, the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales in Mexico City, and the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris. He is Associate Member of the Bauman Institute and, together with Bryan S. Turner, Editor of the Journal of Classical Sociology.

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QUALIFICATIONS

• PhD (University of Cambridge)
• MPhil (University of Cambridge)
• MA (University of Edinburgh)

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EMPLOYMENT

• Reader in Sociology, Department of Sociology, City, University of London (2015–present)
• Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Department of Sociology, City University London (2012–2015)
• Lecturer in Sociology, Department of Sociology, City University London (2011–2012)
• Lecturer in Social and Political Theory, Department of Politics, Birkbeck, University of London (2010–2011)
• Lecturer in Sociology, School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University (2008–2010)
• Lecturer in Sociology, Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London (2007–2008)
• Graduate Teaching Assistant in Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge (2002–2007)

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ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

• Chair of the Sociology Research Ethics Committee, City, University of London
• External Examiner of BA Programmes, Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London

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AFFILIATE POSITIONS

• Affiliate Professor of Sociology, Universidad Andrés Bello (Santiago, Chile)

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EDITORSHIP

• Editor of the Journal of Classical Sociology (SAGE, London, UK)

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EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERSHIP

• Editorial Board Member of the Berlin Journal of Critical Theory (Berlin, Germany)
• Editorial Board Member of Cuadernos de Teoría Social (Santiago, Chile)
• Editorial Board Member of Dissonância: Revista de Teoria Crítica (São Paulo, Brazil)

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ACADEMIC MEMBERSHIP

• Bauman Institute
• British Sociological Association
• European Sociological Association
• Group for Social Engagement Studies
• International Network for Discourse Ethics
• International Sociological Association
• International Study Group for Critical Theory at the Institute for Social Research
• Laboratorio de Teoría Social y Política
• Society for European Philosophy

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TEACHING

• Classical Social Theory [SG1025] (UG)
• Contemporary Social Theory [SG2028] (UG)
• Sociology of Contemporary Europe [SG3055] (UG)
• Rationale and Philosophical Foundations of Social Research [SAM002] (PG)

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LANGUAGES

• English
• German
• French
• Spanish

Research

Research Areas

• social and political theory (esp. critical theory)
• critical sociology and sociology of critique
• cultural sociology and sociology of culture
• political sociology
• history of intellectual thought
• philosophy of the social sciences

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Selected Publications


Simon Susen (2018) 'The Seductive Force of “Noumenal Power”: A New Path (or Impasse) for Critical Theory?', Journal of Political Power, OnlineFirst, 11(1), pp. 1–42.

Simon Susen (2018) 'Jürgen Habermas: Between Democratic Deliberation and Deliberative Democracy', in Ruth Wodak and Bernhard Forchtner (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Language and Politics, London: Routledge, pp. 43–66.

Simon Susen (2018) ‘Saussure, Ferdinand de’, in Bryan S. Turner, Chang Kyung-Sup, Cynthia F. Epstein, Peter Kivisto, William Outhwaite, and J. Michael Ryan (eds.) The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Theory, Volume V, Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, pp. 2001–2006.

Simon Susen (2018) ‘Language’, in Bryan S. Turner, Chang Kyung-Sup, Cynthia F. Epstein, Peter Kivisto, William Outhwaite, and J. Michael Ryan (eds.) The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Theory, Volume III, Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, pp. 1278–1290.

Simon Susen (2017) 'Reflections on Patrick Baert’s The Existentialist Moment: The Rise of Sartre as a Public Intellectual', in Simon Susen and Patrick Baert, The Sociology of Intellectuals: After ‘The Existentialist Moment’, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 1–122.

Simon Susen and Patrick Baert (2017) 'Introduction: Key Issues in the Sociology of Intellectuals', in Simon Susen and Patrick Baert, The Sociology of Intellectuals: After ‘The Existentialist Moment’, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. vii–xi.

Simon Susen and Patrick Baert (2017) The Sociology of Intellectuals: After ‘The Existentialist Moment’, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 205 pp.

Simon Susen (2017) 'Remarks on the Nature of Justification: A Socio-Pragmatic Perspective', in Charlotte Cloutier, Jean-Pascal Gond, and Bernard Leca (eds.) Justification, Evaluation and Critique in the Study of Organizations: Contributions from French Pragmatist Sociology, Book Series: Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Volume 52, Bingley: Emerald, pp. 349–381.

Simon Susen (2017) 'Between Crisis and Critique: The Fragile Foundations of Social Life à la Rodrigo Cordero', Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory, 18(1), pp. 95–124.

Simon Susen (2017) 'No Exit from Brexit?', in William Outhwaite (ed.) Brexit: Sociological Responses, London: Anthem Press, pp. 153–182.

Simon Susen (2017) ‘Following the Footprints of the “Postmodern Turn”: A Reply to Gregor McLennan’, European Journal of Cultural and Political Sociology, 4(1), pp. 104–123.

Simon Susen (2017) 'Hermeneutic Bourdieu', in Lisa Adkins, Caragh Brosnan, and Steven Threadgold (eds.) Bourdieusian Prospects, London: Routledge, pp. 132–159.

Simon Susen (2016) 'Reconstructing the Self: A Goffmanian Perspective', in Harry F. Dahms and Eric R. Lybeck (eds.) Reconstructing Social Theory, History and Practice, Book Series: Current Perspectives in Social Theory, Volume 35, Bingley: Emerald, pp. 111–143.

Simon Susen (2016) ‘Further Reflections on the “Postmodern Turn” in the Social Sciences: A Reply to William Outhwaite’, International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society, 29(4), pp. 429–438.

Simon Susen (2016) 'The Sociological Challenge of Reflexivity in Bourdieusian Thought', in Derek Robbins (ed.) The Anthem Companion to Pierre Bourdieu, London: Anthem Press, pp. 49–93.

Simon Susen (2016) Pierre Bourdieu et la distinction sociale. Un essai philosophique, Oxford: Peter Lang, 170 pp.

Simon Susen (2016) ‘Towards a Critical Sociology of Dominant Ideologies: An Unexpected Reunion between Pierre Bourdieu and Luc Boltanski’, Cultural Sociology, 10(2), pp. 195–246.

Simon Susen (2016) ‘Scattered Remarks on the Concept of Engagement: A Socio-Philosophical Approach’, Philosophy and Society, 27(2), pp. 459–463.

Simon Susen (2015) The ‘Postmodern Turn’ in the Social Sciences, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 522 pp.

Simon Susen (2015) ‘Une réconciliation entre Pierre Bourdieu et Luc Boltanski est-elle possible ? Pour un dialogue entre la sociologie critique et la sociologie pragmatique de la critique’, in Bruno Frère (ed.) Le tournant de la théorie critique, Paris: Desclée de Brouwer, pp. 151–186.

Simon Susen (2015) ‘Boltanski, Luc (1940–)’, in James D. Wright (ed.) International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Volume 2, 2nd Edition, Oxford: Elsevier, pp. 747–754.

Simon Susen (2015) 'Emancipation', in Michael T. Gibbons, Diana Coole, Elisabeth Ellis, and Kennan Ferguson (eds.) The Encyclopedia of Political Thought, Volume 3, Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, pp. 1024–1038.

Simon Susen (2014) ‘Reflections on Ideology: Lessons from Pierre Bourdieu and Luc Boltanski’, Thesis Eleven, 124(1), pp. 90–113.

Simon Susen (2014) ‘15 Theses on Power’, Philosophy and Society, 25(3), pp. 7–28.

Simon Susen (2014) ‘Luc Boltanski and His Critics: An Afterword’, in Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Essays on the ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’, London: Anthem Press, pp. 613–801.

Luc Boltanski, Juliette Rennes, and Simon Susen (2014 [2010]) ‘The Fragility of Reality: Luc Boltanski in Conversation with Juliette Rennes and Simon Susen’, translated by Simon Susen, in Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Essays on the ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’, London: Anthem Press, pp. 591–610.

Simon Susen (2014 [2015]) 'Towards a Dialogue between Pierre Bourdieu’s “Critical Sociology” and Luc Boltanski’s “Pragmatic Sociology of Critique”’, translated by Simon Susen, in Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Essays on the ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’, London: Anthem Press, pp. 313–348.

Simon Susen (2014 [2012]) ‘Is There Such a Thing as a "Pragmatic Sociology of Critique"? Reflections on Luc Boltanski’s On Critique’, translated by Simon Susen, in Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Essays on the ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’, London: Anthem Press, pp. 173–210.

Simon Susen (2014) ‘The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Chapter Outline’, in Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Essays on the ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’, London: Anthem Press, pp. 49–64.

Simon Susen (2014) ‘Luc Boltanski: His Life and Work – An Overview’, in Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Essays on the ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’, London: Anthem Press, pp. 3–28.

Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (2014) ‘Preface’, in Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Essays on the ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’, London: Anthem Press, pp. xxiii–xxix.

Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) (2014) The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Essays on the ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’, London: Anthem Press, 884 pp.

Craig Browne and Simon Susen (2014) ‘Austerity and Its Antitheses: Practical Negations of Capitalist Legitimacy’, South Atlantic Quarterly, 113(2), pp. 217–230.

Simon Susen (2014) 'The Place of Space in Social and Cultural Theory', in Anthony Elliott (ed.) Routledge Handbook of Social and Cultural Theory, London: Routledge, pp. 333–357.

Simon Susen (2013) 'A Reply to My Critics: The Critical Spirit of Bourdieusian Language', Social Epistemology, 27(3–4), pp. 323–393.

Simon Susen (2013) 'Bourdieusian Reflections on Language: Unavoidable Conditions of the Real Speech Situation', Social Epistemology, 27(3–4), pp. 199–246.

Simon Susen (2013) 'Introduction: Bourdieu and Language', Social Epistemology, 27(3–4), pp. 195–198.

Simon Susen (ed.) (2013) Special Issue: 'Bourdieu and Language', Social Epistemology, 27(3–4), pp. 195–393.

John Holloway and Simon Susen (2013) 'Change the World by Cracking Capitalism? A Critical Encounter between John Holloway and Simon Susen', Sociological Analysis, 7(1), pp. 23–42.

Simon Susen (2013) 'Comments on Patrick Baert and Filipe Carreira da Silva's Social Theory in the Twentieth Century and Beyond – Towards a "Hermeneutics-Inspired Pragmatism"?', Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory, 14(1), pp. 80–101.

Simon Susen (2012) 'Une sociologie pragmatique de la critique est-elle possible? Quelques réflexions sur De la critique de Luc Boltanski', Revue Philosophique de Louvain, 110(4), pp. 685–728.

Simon Susen (2012) '"Open Marxism" against and beyond the "Great Enclosure"? Reflections on How (Not) to Crack Capitalism', Journal of Classical Sociology, 12(2), pp. 281–331.

Simon Susen (2011) 'Kritische Gesellschaftstheorie or kritische Gesellschaftspraxis? Robin Celikates, Kritik als soziale Praxis. Gesellschaftliche Selbstverständigung und kritische Theorie (Frankfurt am Main, Campus Verlag, 2009)', Archives Européennes de Sociologie / European Journal of Sociology, 52(3), pp. 447–463.

Simon Susen (2011) 'Epistemological Tensions in Bourdieu's Conception of Social Science', Theory of Science, 33(1), pp. 43–82.


Simon Susen (2011) 'Critical Notes on Habermas's Theory of the Public Sphere', Sociological Analysis, 5(1), pp. 37–62.

Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (2011) 'Introduction to the Special Issue on Shmuel Noah Eisenstadt', Journal of Classical Sociology, 11(3), pp. 229–239.

Bryan S. Turner and Simon Susen (eds.) (2011) Special Issue: Shmuel Noah Eisenstadt, Journal of Classical Sociology, 11(3), pp. 229–335.

Simon Susen (2011) 'Afterword: Concluding Reflections on the Legacy of Pierre Bourdieu', in Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Legacy of Pierre Bourdieu: Critical Essays, London: Anthem Press, pp. 367–409.

Simon Susen (2011) 'Bourdieu and Adorno on the Transformation of Culture in Modern Society: Towards a Critical Theory of Cultural Production', in Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Legacy of Pierre Bourdieu: Critical Essays, London: Anthem Press, pp. 173–202.

Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (2011) 'Introduction: Preliminary Reflections on the Legacy of Pierre Bourdieu', in Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Legacy of Pierre Bourdieu: Critical Essays, London: Anthem Press, pp. xiii–xxix.

Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) (2011) The Legacy of Pierre Bourdieu: Critical Essays, London: Anthem Press, 470 pp.

Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (2011) 'Tradition and Innovation in Classical Sociology: Tenth Anniversary Report of JCS', Journal of Classical Sociology, 11(1), pp. 5–13.

Luc Boltanski, Juliette Rennes, and Simon Susen (2010) 'La fragilité de la réalité. Entretien avec Luc Boltanski. Propos recueillis par Juliette Rennes et Simon Susen', Mouvements, 64, pp. 149–164.

Simon Susen (2010) 'Remarks on the Concept of Critique in Habermasian Thought', Journal of Global Ethics, 6(2), pp. 103–126.

Simon Susen (2010) 'The Transformation of Citizenship in Complex Societies', Journal of Classical Sociology, 10(3), pp. 259–285.

Simon Susen (2010) 'Meadian Reflections on the Existential Ambivalence of Human Selfhood', Studies in Social and Political Thought, 17, pp. 62–81.

Simon Susen (2010) 'Los movimientos sociales en las sociedades complejas', in Celia Basconzuelo, Teresita Morel, and Simon Susen (eds.) Ciudadanía territorial y movimientos sociales. Historia y nuevas problemáticas en el escenario latinoamericano y mundial, Río Cuarto: Ediciones del ICALA, pp. 149–226.

Celia Basconzuelo, Teresita Morel, and Simon Susen (2010) 'Prólogo', in Celia Basconzuelo, Teresita Morel, and Simon Susen (eds.) Ciudadanía territorial y movimientos sociales. Historia y nuevas problemáticas en el escenario latinoamericano y mundial, Río Cuarto: Ediciones del ICALA, pp. 7–10.

Celia Basconzuelo, Teresita Morel, and Simon Susen (eds.) (2010) Ciudadanía territorial y movimientos sociales. Historia y nuevas problemáticas en el escenario latinoamericano y mundial, Río Cuarto: Ediciones del ICALA, 228 pp.

Simon Susen (2009) 'The Philosophical Significance of Binary Categories in Habermas's Discourse Ethics', Sociological Analysis, 3(2), pp. 97–125.

Simon Susen (2009) 'Between Emancipation and Domination: Habermasian Reflections on the Empowerment and Disempowerment of the Human Subject', Pli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy, 20, pp. 80–110.

Simon Susen (2008) 'Poder y anti-poder (IV–V)', Erasmus: Revista para el diálogo intercultural, 10(2), pp. 133–180.

Simon Susen (2008) 'Poder y anti-poder (I–III)', Erasmus: Revista para el diálogo intercultural, 10(1), pp. 49–90.

Simon Susen (2007) The Foundations of the Social: Between Critical Theory and Reflexive Sociology, Oxford: Bardwell Press, 360 pp.


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Translations


Luc Boltanski, Juliette Rennes, and Simon Susen (2014 [2010]) ‘The Fragility of Reality: Luc Boltanski in Conversation with Juliette Rennes and Simon Susen’, translated by Simon Susen, in Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Essays on the ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’, London: Anthem Press, pp. 591–610.

Luc Boltanski, Axel Honneth, and Robin Celikates (2014 [2009]) ‘Sociology of Critique or Critical Theory? Luc Boltanski and Axel Honneth in Conversation with Robin Celikates’, translated by Simon Susen, in Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Essays on the ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’, London: Anthem Press, pp. 561–589.

Simon Susen (2014 [2015]) 'Towards a Dialogue between Pierre Bourdieu’s “Critical Sociology” and Luc Boltanski’s “Pragmatic Sociology of Critique”’, translated by Simon Susen, in Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Essays on the ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’, London: Anthem Press, pp. 313–348.

Simon Susen (2014 [2012]) ‘Is There Such a Thing as a "Pragmatic Sociology of Critique"? Reflections on Luc Boltanski’s On Critique’, translated by Simon Susen, in Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Essays on the ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’, London: Anthem Press, pp. 173–210.

Bruno Karsenti (2012 [2006]) 'Sociology Face to Face with Pragmatism: Action, Concept, and Person', translated by Simon Susen, Journal of Classical Sociology, 12(3–4), pp. 398–427.

Pierre Bourdieu, Franz Schultheis, and Andreas Pfeuffer (2011 [1999/2000]) 'With Weber against Weber: In Conversation with Pierre Bourdieu', translated by Simon Susen, in Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Legacy of Pierre Bourdieu: Critical Essays, London: Anthem Press, pp. 111–124.

Bruno Karsenti (2011 [2007/2011]) 'From Marx to Bourdieu: The Limits of the Structuralism of Practice', translated by Simon Susen, in Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Legacy of Pierre Bourdieu: Critical Essays, London: Anthem Press, pp. 59–90.

Hans Joas (2008 [2005/2006]) 'Punishment and Respect: The Sacralization of the Person and its Endangerment', translated by Simon Susen, Journal of Classical Sociology, 8(2), pp. 159–177.


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Digital Repositories


* Digital repository – Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

* Digital repository – Newcastle University, UK

* Digital repository – Birkbeck, University of London, UK

* Digital repository – City, University of London, UK

Publications

Books (7)

  1. Susen, S. and Baert, P. (2017). The Sociology of Intellectuals: After ‘The Existentialist Moment’. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
  2. Susen, S. (2016). Pierre Bourdieu et la distinction sociale. Un essai philosophique. Oxford: Peter Lang
  3. Susen, S. (2015). The ‘Postmodern Turn’ in the Social Sciences. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
  4. Susen, S. and Turner, B.S. (Eds.), (2014). The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Essays on the ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’. London: Anthem Press
  5. Susen, S. and Turner, B.S. (Eds.), (2011). The Legacy of Pierre Bourdieu: Critical Essays. London: Anthem Press
  6. Basconzuelo, C., Morel, T. and Susen, S. (Eds.), (2010). Ciudadanía territorial y movimientos sociales. Historia y nuevas problemáticas en el escenario latinoamericano y mundial. Río Cuarto: Ediciones del ICALA
  7. Susen, S. (2007). The Foundations of the Social: Between Critical Theory and Reflexive Sociology. Oxford: Bardwell Press

Chapters (29)

  1. Susen, S. (2018). Jürgen Habermas: Between Democratic Deliberation and Deliberative Democracy. In Wodak, R. and Forchtner, B. (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Language and Politics (pp. 43–66). London: Routledge
  2. Susen, S. (2018). Language. In Turner, B.S., Kyung-Sup, C., Epstein, C.F., Kivisto, P., Outhwaite, W. and Ryan, J.M. (Eds.), The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Theory (pp. 1278–1290). Chichester: John Wiley & Sons
  3. Susen, S. (2018). Saussure, Ferdinand de. In Turner, B.S., Kyung-Sup, C., Epstein, C.F., Kivisto, P., Outhwaite, W. and Ryan, J.M. (Eds.), The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Theory (pp. 2001–2006). Chichester: John Wiley & Sons
  4. Susen, S. (2017). Hermeneutic Bourdieu. In Adkins, L., Brosnan, C. and Threadgold, S. (Eds.), Bourdieusian Prospects (pp. 132–159). London: Routledge
  5. Susen, S. (2017). No Exit from Brexit? In Outhwaite, W. (Ed.), Brexit: Sociological Responses (pp. 153–182). London: Anthem Press
  6. Susen, S. (2017). Remarks on the Nature of Justification: A Socio-Pragmatic Perspective. In Cloutier, C., Gond, J.-.P. and Leca, B. (Eds.), Justification, Evaluation and Critique in the Study of Organizations: Contributions from French Pragmatist Sociology (pp. 349–381). Book Series: Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Volume 52, Bingley: Emerald
  7. Susen, S. and Baert, P. (2017). Introduction: Key Issues in the Sociology of Intellectuals. The Sociology of Intellectuals: After ‘The Existentialist Moment’ (pp. vii–xi). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
  8. Susen, S. (2017). Reflections on Patrick Baert’s 'The Existentialist Moment: The Rise of Sartre as a Public Intellectual'. The Sociology of Intellectuals: After ‘The Existentialist Moment’ (pp. 1–122). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
  9. Susen, S. (2016). The Sociological Challenge of Reflexivity in Bourdieusian Thought. In Robbins, D. (Ed.), The Anthem Companion to Pierre Bourdieu (pp. 49–93). London: Anthem Press
  10. Susen, S. (2016). Reconstructing the Self: A Goffmanian Perspective. In Dahms, H.F. and Lybeck, E.R. (Eds.), Reconstructing Social Theory, History and Practice (pp. 111–143). Book Series: Current Perspectives in Social Theory, Volume 35, Bingley: Emerald
  11. Susen, S. (2015). Emancipation. In Gibbons, M.T., Coole, D., Ellis, E. and Ferguson, K. (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Political Thought (pp. 1024–1038). Chichester: Wiley Blackwell
  12. Susen, S. (2015). Une réconciliation entre Pierre Bourdieu et Luc Boltanski est-elle possible ? Pour un dialogue entre la sociologie critique et la sociologie pragmatique de la critique. In Frère, B. (Ed.), Le tournant de la théorie critique (pp. 151–186). Paris: Desclée de Brouwer
  13. Susen, S. (2015). Boltanski, Luc (1940–). In Wright, J.D. (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (pp. 747–754). Oxford: Elsevier
  14. Susen, S. (2014). The Place of Space in Social and Cultural Theory. In Elliott, A. (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Social and Cultural Theory (pp. 333–357). London: Routledge
  15. Susen, S. (2014). Luc Boltanski: His Life and Work – An Overview. In Susen, S. and Turner, B.S. (Eds.), The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Essays on the ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’ (pp. 3–28). London: Anthem Press
  16. Susen, S. (2014). The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Chapter Outline. In Susen, S. and Turner, B.S. (Eds.), The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Essays on the ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’ (pp. 49–64). London: Anthem Press
  17. Susen, S. (2014). Is There Such a Thing as a ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’? Reflections on Luc Boltanski’s ‘On Critique’. In Susen, S. and Turner, B.S. (Eds.), The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Essays on the ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’ (pp. 173–210 [translated by Simon Susen]). London: Anthem Press
  18. Susen, S. (2014). Towards a Dialogue between Pierre Bourdieu’s ‘Critical Sociology’ and Luc Boltanski’s ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’. In Susen, S. and Turner, B.S. (Eds.), The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Essays on the ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’ (pp. 313–348 [translated by Simon Susen]). London: Anthem Press
  19. Boltanski, L., Rennes, J. and Susen, S. (2014). The Fragility of Reality: Luc Boltanski in Conversation with Juliette Rennes and Simon Susen. In Susen, S. and Turner, B.S. (Eds.), The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Essays on the ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’ (pp. 591–610 [translated by Simon Susen]). London: Anthem Press
  20. Susen, S. (2014). Luc Boltanski and His Critics: An Afterword. In Susen, S. and Turner, B.S. (Eds.), The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Essays on the ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’ (pp. 613–801). London: Anthem Press
  21. Boltanski, L., Honneth, A. and Celikates, R. (2014). Sociology of Critique or Critical Theory? Luc Boltanski and Axel Honneth in Conversation with Robin Celikates. In Susen, S. and Turner, B.S. (Eds.), The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Essays on the ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique’ (pp. 561–589 [translated by Simon Susen]). London: Anthem Press
  22. Karsenti, B. (2011). From Marx to Bourdieu: The Limits of the Structuralism of Practice. In Susen, S. and Turner, B.S. (Eds.), The Legacy of Pierre Bourdieu: Critical Essays (pp. 59–90 [translated by Simon Susen]). London: Anthem Press
  23. Bourdieu, P., Schultheis, F. and Pfeuffer, A. (2011). With Weber against Weber: In Conversation with Pierre Bourdieu. In Susen, S. and Turner, B.S. (Eds.), The Legacy of Pierre Bourdieu: Critical Essays (pp. 111–124 [translated by Simon Susen]). London: Anthem Press
  24. Susen, S. (2011). Afterword: Concluding Reflections on the Legacy of Pierre Bourdieu. In Susen, S. and Turner, B.S. (Eds.), The Legacy of Pierre Bourdieu: Critical Essays (pp. 367–409). London: Anthem Press
  25. Susen, S. (2011). Bourdieu and Adorno on the Transformation of Culture in Modern Society: Towards a Critical Theory of Cultural Production. In Susen, S. and Turner, B.S. (Eds.), The Legacy of Pierre Bourdieu: Critical Essays (pp. 173–202). London: Anthem Press
  26. Susen, S. and Turner, B.S. (2011). Introduction: Preliminary Reflections on the Legacy of Pierre Bourdieu. In Susen, S. and Turner, B.S. (Eds.), The Legacy of Pierre Bourdieu: Critical Essays (pp. xiii–xxix). London: Anthem Press
  27. Susen, S. (2010). Los movimientos sociales en las sociedades complejas. In Basconzuelo, C., Morel, T. and Susen, S. (Eds.), Ciudadanía territorial y movimientos sociales.
    Historia y nuevas problemáticas en el escenario latinoamericano y mundial
    (pp. 149–226). Río Cuarto: Ediciones del ICALA
  28. Basconzuelo, C., Morel, T. and Susen, S. (2010). Prólogo. In Basconzuelo, C., Morel, T. and Susen, S. (Eds.), Ciudadanía territorial y movimientos sociales.
    Historia y nuevas problemáticas en el escenario latinoamericano y mundial
    (pp. 7–10). Río Cuarto: Ediciones del ICALA
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Journal Articles (31)

  1. Susen, S. (2018). The Seductive Force of ‘Noumenal Power’: A New Path (or Impasse) for Critical Theory? Journal of Political Power, 11(1), pp. 1–42 (OnlineFirst).

    [publisher’s website]

  2. Susen, S. (2017). Following the Footprints of the “Postmodern Turn”: A Reply to Gregor McLennan. European Journal of Cultural and Political Sociology, 4(1), pp. 104–123.

    [publisher’s website]

  3. Susen, S. (2017). Between Crisis and Critique: The Fragile Foundations of Social Life à la Rodrigo Cordero. Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory, 18(1), pp. 95–124.

    [publisher’s website]

  4. Susen, S. (2016). Towards a Critical Sociology of Dominant Ideologies: An Unexpected Reunion between Pierre Bourdieu and Luc Boltanski. Cultural Sociology, 10(2), pp. 195–246.

    [publisher’s website]

  5. Susen, S. (2016). Scattered Remarks on the Concept of Engagement: A Socio-Philosophical Approach. Philosophy and Society, 27(2), pp. 459–463.

    [publisher’s website]

  6. Susen, S. (2016). Further Reflections on the “Postmodern Turn” in the Social Sciences: A Reply to William Outhwaite. International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society, 29(4), pp. 429–438.

    [publisher’s website]

  7. Browne, C. and Susen, S. (2014). Austerity and Its Antitheses: Practical Negations of Capitalist Legitimacy. South Atlantic Quarterly, 113(2), pp. 217–230.

    [publisher’s website]

  8. Susen, S. (2014). Reflections on Ideology: Lessons from Pierre Bourdieu and Luc Boltanski. Thesis Eleven, 124(1), pp. 90–113.

    [publisher’s website]

  9. Susen, S. (2014). 15 Theses on Power. Philosophy and Society, 25(3), pp. 7–28.

    [publisher’s website]

  10. Holloway, J. and Susen, S. (2013). Change the World by Cracking Capitalism? A Critical Encounter between John Holloway and Simon Susen. Sociological Analysis, 7(1), pp. 23–42.

    [publisher’s website]

  11. Susen, S. (2013). Comments on Patrick Baert and Filipe Carreira da Silva’s 'Social Theory in the Twentieth Century and Beyond' – Towards a 'Hermeneutics-Inspired Pragmatism'? Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory, 14(1), pp. 80–101.

    [publisher’s website]

  12. Susen, S. (2013). Introduction: Bourdieu and Language. Social Epistemology, 27(3–4), pp. 195–198.

    [publisher’s website]

  13. Susen, S. (2013). Bourdieusian Reflections on Language: Unavoidable Conditions of the Real Speech Situation. Social Epistemology, 27(3–4), pp. 199–246.

    [publisher’s website]

  14. Susen, S. (2013). A Reply to My Critics: The Critical Spirit of Bourdieusian Language. Social Epistemology, 27(3–4), pp. 323–393.

    [publisher’s website]

  15. Susen, S. (2012). 'Open Marxism' against and beyond the 'Great Enclosure'? Reflections on How (Not) to Crack Capitalism. Journal of Classical Sociology, 12(2), pp. 281–331.

    [publisher’s website]

  16. Susen, S. (2012). Une sociologie pragmatique de la critique est-elle possible? Quelques réflexions sur « De la critique » de Luc Boltanski. Revue Philosophique de Louvain, 110(4), pp. 685–728.

    [publisher’s website]

  17. Karsenti, B. (2012). Sociology Face to Face with Pragmatism: Action, Concept, and Person. Journal of Classical Sociology, 12(3–4), pp. 398–427 [translated by Simon Susen].

    [publisher’s website]

  18. Susen, S. and Turner, B.S. (2011). Introduction to the Special Issue on Shmuel Noah Eisenstadt. Journal of Classical Sociology, 11(3), pp. 229–239.

    [publisher’s website]

  19. Susen, S. and Turner, B.S. (2011). Tradition and Innovation in Classical Sociology: Tenth Anniversary Report of JCS. Journal of Classical Sociology, 11(1), pp. 5–13.

    [publisher’s website]

  20. Susen, S. (2011). Epistemological Tensions in Bourdieu’s Conception of Social Science. Theory of Science, 33(1), pp. 43–82.

    [publisher’s website]

  21. Susen, S. (2011). Kritische Gesellschaftstheorie or kritische Gesellschaftspraxis? Robin Celikates, Kritik als soziale Praxis. Gesellschaftliche Selbstverständigung und kritische Theorie (Frankfurt am Main, Campus Verlag, 2009). Archives Européennes de Sociologie / European Journal of Sociology, 52(3), pp. 447–463.

    [publisher’s website]

  22. Susen, S. (2011). Critical Notes on Habermas’s Theory of the Public Sphere. Sociological Analysis, 5(1), pp. 37–62.
  23. Boltanski, L., Rennes, J. and Susen, S. (2010). La fragilité de la réalité. Entretien avec Luc Boltanski. Propos recueillis par Juliette Rennes et Simon Susen. Mouvements, 64, pp. 149–164.

    [publisher’s website]

  24. Susen, S. (2010). The Transformation of Citizenship in Complex Societies. Journal of Classical Sociology, 10(3), pp. 259–285.

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  25. Susen, S. (2010). Remarks on the Concept of Critique in Habermasian Thought. Journal of Global Ethics, 6(2), pp. 103–126.

    [publisher’s website]

  26. Susen, S. (2010). Meadian Reflections on the Existential Ambivalence of Human Selfhood. Studies in Social and Political Thought, 17, pp. 62–81.

    [publisher’s website]

  27. Susen, S. (2009). The Philosophical Significance of Binary Categories in Habermas's Discourse Ethics. Sociological Analysis, 3(2), pp. 97–125.

    [publisher’s website]

  28. Susen, S. (2009). Between Emancipation and Domination: Habermasian Reflections on the Empowerment and Disempowerment of the Human Subject. Pli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy, 20, pp. 80–110.

    [publisher’s website]

  29. Susen, S. (2008). Poder y anti-poder (IV–V). Erasmus: Revista para el diálogo intercultural, 10(2), pp. 133–180.

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  30. Susen, S. (2008). Poder y anti-poder (I–III). Erasmus: Revista para el diálogo intercultural, 10(1), pp. 49–90.

    [publisher’s website]

  31. Joas, H. (2008). Punishment and Respect: The Sacralization of the Person and its Endangerment. Journal of Classical Sociology, 8(2), pp. 159–177 [translated by Simon Susen].

    [publisher’s website]

Other (2)

  1. Susen, S. (2013). Special Issue: Bourdieu and Language, Social Epistemology, 27(3–4): 195–393.

    [publisher’s website]

  2. Turner, B.S. and Susen, S. (2011). Special Issue: Shmuel Noah Eisenstadt, Journal of Classical Sociology, 11(3): 229–335.

    [publisher’s website]