Robert E. Goodin

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Bob Goodin
Born Robert E. Goodin
(1950-11-30) 30 November 1950 (age 67)
Nationality American
Alma mater Oxford University
Awards Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research
Institutions University of Essex
Australian National University

Robert 'Bob' E. Goodin (born 30 November 1950)[1] is professor of government at the University of Essex and professor of philosophy and social and political theory at the Australian National University.[2]

He is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy. In 2009 he won the Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research, awarded by the International Social Science Council.[3]

He is the editor of The Journal of Political Philosophy[4] and a co-editor of the British Journal of Political Science.[5]


Goodin attended Oxford University, where he earned a DPhil in politics in 1975.[2]

Selected bibliography[edit]


  • Goodin, Robert E. (1980). Manipulatory politics. New Haven: Yale University Press. ISBN 9780300024630. 
  • Goodin, Robert (1985). Protecting the Vulnerable. Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press. ISBN 9780226302997. 
  • Goodin, Robert (1988). Reasons for welfare: the political theory of the welfare state. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. ISBN 9780691022796. 
  • Goodin, Robert E. (1989). No smoking: the ethical issues. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ISBN 9780226303017. 
  • Goodin, Robert E. (1992). Green political theory. Cambridge, UK Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA: Polity Press. ISBN 9780745610276. 
  • Goodin, Robert E.; Barry, Brian (1992). Free movement: ethical issues in the transnational migration of people and of money. University Park, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State University Press. ISBN 9780271008875. 
  • Goodin, Robert E. (1995). Utilitarianism as a public philosophy. Cambridge New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521468060. 
  • Goodin, Robert E.; Pettit, Philip (1998). A Companion to contemporary political philosophy. Oxford, UK Cambridge, Massachusetts: Blackwell. ISBN 9780631227540. 
  • Goodin, Robert E.; Headey, Bruce; Muffels, Rudd; Dirven, Henk-Jan (1999). The real worlds of welfare capitalism. Cambridge, U.K. New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521596398. 
  • Goodin, Robert (2005). Reflective democracy. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199279746. 
  • Goodin, Robert; Tilly, Charles (2006). The Oxford handbook of contextual political analysis. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199270439. 
  • Goodin, Robert; Brennan, Geoffrey; Jackson, Frank; Smith, Michael (2007). Common minds themes from the philosophy of Philip Pettit. Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press. ISBN 9780199218165. 
  • Goodin, Robert E.; Rice, James Mahmud; Parpo, Antti; Eriksson, Lina (2008). Discretionary time: a new measure of freedom. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521709514. 
  • Goodin, Robert E. (2009). The Oxford handbook of political science. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199562954. 
  • Goodin, Robert E. (2012). On settling. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. ISBN 9780691148458. 
  • Goodin, Robert E.; Lepora, Chiara (2013). On complicity and compromise. Oxford United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199677900. 

Journal articles[edit]


  1. ^ "Goodin, Robert E". Library of Congress. Retrieved 4 January 2015. pub. info. (Robert Edward Goodin; b. 11/30/50) 
  2. ^ a b "Robert E Goodin". Royal Society of Arts (RSA). Archived from the original on 4 January 2015. Retrieved 4 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Professor Robert Goodin". Australian National University. Retrieved 3 March 2018. 
  4. ^ "Journal of Political Philosophy". Wiley. Retrieved 4 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "British Journal of Political Science". Cambridge Journals. Retrieved 4 January 2015. 

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