Bootstrapping Democracy. With Patrick Heller and Marcelo K. Silva. (March 2011, Stanford University Press).
Militants and Citizens: Local Democracy on a Global Stage in Porto Alegre. (2005, Stanford University Press). (Currently in discussions about a Portuguese translation and a Korean edition for 2012)
Radicals in Power: Experiments in Urban Democracy in Brazil (editor). (2003, Zed Press).
Under contract and under review:
The Civic Imagination. With Elizabeth Bennett, Alissa Corder, Peter Klein, Stephanie Savell. (Under contract, Paradigm Publishers). Manuscript delivery date: August 2012.
Interrogating the Civil Society Agenda. Edited with Sonia Alvarez, Agustin Lao-Montes, Jeffrey Rubin, Millie Thayer. Under review at Duke University Press. (In addition to co-written introduction, one chapter entitled ‘When did Participation become neoliberal?’ and ‘Re-thinking the PT Way of Governing.’)
Reassembling Ethnography: ANT Beyond the Laboratory. Guest Editor (with Michael Rodriguez and Diana Graizbord) for Special Issue of Qualitative Sociology, 2013
Peer Reviewed Articles:
‘The Politics of the Habitus: Publics, Politics and Race in Brazil.’ (With Lisa Corrado) Qualitative Sociology, Spring 2010.
‘Making Space for Civil Society: Local Democracy in Brazil.’ With Patrick Heller and Marcelo K. Silva. Social Forces, March 2008.
‘The Ethnos in the Polis: Political Ethnographies in Sociology.’ With Brian Connor. in Sociology Compass 1:3, January 2008.
‘Could Participatory Budgeting work in the United States?’ with Josh Lerner. in The Good Society, 15, 2007.
Lost in Translation: Brazil’s PT from Local Practices to National Power’ with Sofia Checa. WorkingUSA: A Journal of Labor and Society 24:2, 2007.
‘The Civilizing Force of Social Movements: Corporate and Liberal Codes in Brazil’s Public Sphere,’ in Sociological Theory, 24:4, 285-311, 2006. (Featured Research Article for December 2006 Member News and Notes of the American Sociological Association)
‘Deliberative Democracy and Local Governance: Towards a New Agenda,’ with Marcus A. Melo in International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 30 (3), 587–600, 2006. (Introduction to a Symposium on Deliberative Democracy)
‘Interrogating Connections: From Public Criticisms to Critical Publics in Burawoy’s Public Sociology’,’ in Critical Sociology 31(3): 339-352, 2005.
‘The Party and the Multitude: The Workers’ Party (PT) and the World Social Forum,’ Journal of World Systems Research 10:199-215, Spring 2004. (Introduction to a Special Issue)
A revised and updated version, ‘The Party and the Multitude’, appears in B. Pobodnik, editor, Transforming Globalization, 2005.
‘The PT and the Contradictions of the Good Governance Road: Brazil’ Workers’ Party as Urban Manager’ in Development Update (South Africa) 5:287-303, 2004.
‘Anything but Racism: How Sociologists Limit the Significance of Racism’ with Eduardo Bonilla Silva, in Race & Society 4(2): 117-131, 2003.
A revised and updated version, ‘Anything but Racism: How Sociologists Limit the Significance of Racism’ appears in White Theories, White Methods, T. Zuberi, editor. 2005.
A revised and updated version, ‘How Sociologists Limit the Significance of Racism’ appears in J. Feagin, and H. Vera (eds) Handbook of Racial and Ethnic Relations, forthcoming.
‘Emergent Public Spheres; Talking and Practicing Politics in Participatory Governance.’ American Sociological Review 68:52-74, 2003.
‘Synergizing Civil Society: State Civil Society Regimes in Porto Alegre, Brazil.’ Political Power and Social Theory 15:3-86 2002/2003.
‘Media Coverage of 9-11 in Brazil.’ New Media and Society 3:2, 183-191, 2002.
‘The Pariahs of the Wonderful City; fear and the imagined geography of citizenship in in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1977-1982.’ DisClosure: A Journal of Social Theory 11:143-163, 2002.
‘Brazilian Cities in the Nineties and Beyond: New Urban Dystopias and Dystopias’ in Socialism and Democracy 30:43-63, 2001.
‘Participation, Activism and Politics: the Porto Alegre case and Deliberative Democratic Theory.’ Politics & Society 29: 43-72, 2001.
A revised and updated version, ‘The Porto Alegre Experiment in Empowered Participatory Governance’, appears in A. Fung and E. O. Wright (eds). Deepening Democracy, Verso, 2003.
A Spanish version, ‘El Ativismo, La Sociedad Civil y La Politica: El Caso de Porto Alegre’ appears in Archon Fung and E.O. Wright (eds) Aprofundando La Democracia, FLACSO, 2005.