Colin Crouch

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Colin Crouch

Colin Crouch (born 1944 in Isleworth) is an English sociologist and political scientist. He has coined the post-democracy concept[citation needed] in 2000 in his book Coping with Post-Democracy. He further elaborated the concept in his book Post-Democracy. He recently authored The Strange Non-Death of Neo-liberalism. Colin Crouch is currently Emeritus Professor at the University of Warwick.


Colin Crouch's academic career[1] started as a lecturer in sociology at the London School of Economics in 1969. He then taught at University of Bath and Oxford University, where he was curator of the Bodleian Library from 1995 to 2000. He was Professor of Sociology and chaired the department of Political Science at the European University Institute of Florence from 1995 to 2004. He was then Professor of Governance and Public Management at Warwick Business School until 2011.


  1. ^ Prof. Colin Crouch's biography on Debrett's site.