Amanda Machin

Amanda Machin is currently an interim Professor of International Political Studies at the University of Witten/Herdecke in Germany. Her research focuses upon the politics of citizenship, nationalism, ecology and embodiment and she is particularly intrigued by the implications of the recent diagnosis of the Anthropocene for models and institutions of democracy. Her books are Society and Climate: Transformations and Challenges (World Scientific 2019, co-authored with Nico Stehr) Against Political Compromise: Sustaining Democratic Debate (Routledge 2017, co-authored with Alexander Ruser) Nations and Democracy: New Theoretical Perspectives (Routledge 2015) and Negotiating Climate Change: Radical Democracy and the Illusion of Consensus (Zed Books, 2013).

Articles

27.09.2019
Nationalising the Climate: Is the European Far Right Turning Green?

Research debunks the myth that far-right parties across Europe share a stance of climate denialism. But what might rising ‘climate nationalism’ mean?

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22.02.2019
The Nature of Green Populism?

From Nigel Farage's Great British Countryside to the fields of Bavaria, what role does the environment play in far-right discourse?

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