Henry Farrell

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The George Washington University
Department of Political Science
Monroe Hall, Suite 440
2115 G St. NW
Washington DC 20052

Office: (202) 994-7933
Fax: (202) 994-7743
Homepage: http://www.henryfarrell.net/
Date of Birth: June 30 1970


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  1. Henry Farrell (2012), "The Internet's Consequences for Politics," Annual Review of Political Science, forthcoming.

  2. Henry Farrell and Abraham Newman (2010), "Making Global Markets: Historical Institutionalism in International Political Economy," introduction to Special Issue on Historical Institutionalism and International Market Regulation, Review of International Political Economy, 17, 4:609-638.

  3. Eric Lawrence, John Sides and Henry Farrell (2010), "Self-Segregation or Deliberation? Blog Readership, Participation and Polarization in American Politics," Perspectives on Politics, 8,1:141-157.

  4. Henry Farrell and Martha Finnemore (2009)."Ontology, Methodology and Causation in the American School of International Political Economy," Review of International Political Economy, 16,1:58-71.

  5. Henry Farrell and Melissa Schwartzberg (2009). "Institutions and Majority Rule in Online Communities," Ethics and International Affairs, 22, 4:357-367.

  6. Daniel W. Drezner and Henry Farrell (2008), "Introduction: Blogs, Politics and Power," Public Choice, 134, 1-2:1-13.

  7. Henry Farrell and Daniel W. Drezner (2008), "The Power and Politics of Blogs," Public Choice, 134, 1-2:15-30.

  8. Henry Farrell and Adrienne Hèritier (2007), "Introduction: Contested Competences in the European Union," West European Politics 38, 2:227-243.

  9. Henry Farrell and Adrienne Hèritier (2007), "Codecision and Institutional Change," West European Politics 38, 2:285-300.

  10. Carl-Fredrik Bergström, Henry Farrell and Adrienne Hèritier (2007), "Legislate or Delegate? Bargaining over Implementation and Legislative Authority in the European Union," West European Politics 38, 2:338-366.

  11. Henry Farrell and Adrienne Hèritier (2007), Conclusions," West European Politics 38, 2:405-415.

  12. Henry Farrell (2006), "Regulating Information Flows: States, Private Actors and E-Commerce" Annual Review of Political Science 6:353-374.

  13. Henry Farrell (2005),"Trust and Political Economy: Comparing the Effects of Institutions on Inter-Firm Cooperation," Comparative Political Studies, 38, 5:459-483.

  14. Henry Farrell and Adrienne Hèritier (2005), "A Rationalist-Institutionalist Explanation of Endogenous Regional Integration," Journal of European Public Policy 12, 2:273-290.

  15. Henry Farrell and Adrienne Hèritier (2004), "Interorganizational Cooperation and Intraorganizational Power: Early Agreements under Codecision and Their Impact on the Parliament and the Council," Comparative Political Studies 37, 10:1184-1212.

  16. Colin Crouch and Henry Farrell (2004), "Breaking the Path of Institutional Development: Alternatives to the New Determinism in Political Economy," Rationality and Society, 16, 1:5-43 (2004). Earlier version available as a Max-Planck Discussion Paper, Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Society, Cologne, Germany.

  17. Henry Farrell (2003), "Constructing the International Foundations of E-Commerce: The EU-US Safe Harbor Arrangement," International Organization, 57, 2: 277-306.

  18. Henry Farrell and Jack Knight (2003), "Trust, Institutions and Institutional Evolution: Industrial Districts and the Social Capital Hypothesis," Politics and Society, 31, 4:537-556.

  19. Henry Farrell and Adrienne Hèritier (2003), "Formal and Informal Institutions under Codecision: Continuous Constitution-Building in Europe," Governance, 16, 4:577-600.

  20. Henry Farrell (2002), "Hybrid Institutions and the Law: Interface Solutions or Outlaw Arrangements?," Zeitschrift für Rechtssoziologie, 23, 1:25-40.

  21. Gregory Flynn and Henry Farrell (1999), "Piecing Together the Democratic Peace: The CSCE, Norms and the 'Construction' of Security in Post-Cold War Europe," International Organization, 53, 3:505-35 (1999).

Chapters in Edited Volumes

  1. Henry Farrell, "Constructing Mid-Range Theories of Trust: The Role of Institutions," Whom Can We Trust? How Groups, Networks, and Institutions Make Trust Possible (the Capstone volume of the Russell Sage Foundation project on Trust) eds. Karen Cook, Russell Hardin and Margaret Levi, Russell Sage Foundation: 2009).

  2. Henry Farrell and Adrienne Hèritier, "The Invisible Transformation of the Co-decision Procedure: Problems of Democratic Legitimacy," Institutional Challenges in Post-Constitutional Europe: Governing Change eds. Catherine Moury and Luis de Sousa (Routledge: 2009).

  3. Henry Farrell, "Socialist Surrealism: China Miéville's New Crobuzon Novels," New Boundaries in Political Science Fiction eds. Donald Hassler and Clyde Wilcox (University of South Carolina Press: 2008).

  4. Henry Farrell ``Privacy in the Digital Age: States, Private Actors and Hybrid Arrangements in Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Power and Policy, eds. William Drake and Ernest Wilson (The MIT Press: 2008).

  5. Henry Farrell, "Transnational Actors and the Transatlantic Relationship in E-Commerce - The Negotiation of the Safe Harbor Arrangement," Creating a Transatlantic Marketplace, ed. Michelle Egan (Manchester University Press: 2005).

  6. Henry Farrell, "The Political Economy of the Internet and E-Commerce," in Political Economy and the Changing Global Order (third edition), eds. Richard Stubbs and Geoffrey R.D. Underhill (Oxford: 2005).

  7. Henry Farrell and Ann-Louise Holten, "Collective Goods in the Local Economy: The Packaging Machinery Cluster in Bologna," Local Production Systems in Europe: Reconstruction and Innovation, ed. Colin Crouch, Patrick Le Galès, Carlo Trigilia and Helmut Voelzkow (Oxford University Press, 2004).

  8. Henry Farrell, "Trust, Distrust, and Power" in Distrust, ed. Russell Hardin (Russell Sage Foundation, 2004).

  9. Henry Farrell, "Negotiating Privacy across Arenas - The EU-US 'Safe Harbor' Discussions," in Common Goods: Reinventing European and International Governance, ed. Adrienne Hèritier (Rowman and Littlefield: 2002).

  10. Colin Crouch and Henry Farrell, "Great Britain: Falling Through the Holes in the Network Concept," in Local Production Systems in Europe: Rise or Demise?, ed. Colin Crouch et al. (Oxford University Press), 2001. Italian translation published in I sistemi di produzione locale in Europa (Il Mulino 2004).

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