Books and edited collections

What does it mean to be human and where do we go from here?

Nikolas Rose has published widely over a thirty year period, with work translated into 13 languages. His books and edited collections span numerous fields and disciplines, including biology, psychology, sociology, politics and law; drawing out linkages between and across his areas of expertise. In essence, his work explores what it means to be human and the implications this has for society and government, now and in the future. For the last decade, his work has focused on the conceptual, social and political dimensions of the contemporary life sciences and biomedicine.

As an author and editor, Rose has collaborated with a number of leading scholars, including Paul Rabinow, Peter Miller, Andrew Barry, Thomas Osborne and Joelle M. Abi-Rached. He co-founded two influential radical journals in the 1970s and 1980s: Ideology and Consciousness (I&C); and Politics and Power. From 1996 to 2004, he was Managing Editor of leading interdisciplinary journal, Economy and Society, and remains an active member of its Editorial Board. He is Joint Editor-in-Chief of BioSocieties: an interdisciplinary journal for social studies of the life sciences.



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