Stuart White

Associate Professor of Politics
University of Oxford

Stuart is Tutor in Politics at Jesus College, and Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and International Relations, Oxford University. His research focuses on democracy, property and citizenship with a particular focus on radical republican political philosophy and its implications for the more egalitarian, democratic and liberty-promoting design of economic and political institutions. Major publications include: (ed.) New Labour: The Progressive Future? (2001); The Civic Minimum: On the Rights and Obligations of Economic Citizenship (2003); (co-ed. with Keith Dowding and Jurgen De Wispelaere) The Ethics of Stakeholding (2003); (co-ed. with Will Paxton and Dominic Lawson) The Citizen’s Stake: Exploring the Future of Universal Asset Policies (2006); Equality (2006); (with Rajiv Prabhakar and Karen Rowlingson) How to Defend Inheritance Tax (2008); (co-ed. with Daniel Leighton) Building a Citizens’ Society: The Emerging Politics of Republican Democracy (2008); (co-ed. with Niki Seth-Smith) Democratic Wealth (2014); and (co-ed. with Bruno Leipold and Karma Nabulsi) Radical Republicanism: Recovering the Tradition’s Popular Heritage (2020). With Debra Satz, he recently co-wrote What's Wrong with Inequality? for the Institute for Fiscal Studies' Deaton review of economic inequality. He is currently completing a book on radical republican alternatives to neo-liberal capitalism, The Wealth of Freedom. He is a trustee of the Citizen’s Basic Income Trust.