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Publications and media

Books

  • Conceiving Life: Reproductive Politics and the Law in Contemporary Italy, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007
  • Constituting Identity: Political Identity Formation and the Constitution in Post-Independence Ireland, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2001
  • Last Rights: Death, Dying and the Law in Ireland, Cork: Cork University Press, 1997
  • (with Dr. David Tomkin) Irish Medical Law (textbook), Dublin: Round Hall/Sweet and Maxwell, 1995
  • (with Dr. David Tomkin) Medical Law in Ireland (volume in The International Encyclopedia of Medical Law, Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1994

Edited books

  • Hanafin, P. (with Rosi Braidotti and Bolette Blaagaard), After Cosmopolitanism (Routledge 2012)
  • Deleuze and Law: Forensic Futures (with Rosi Braidotti and Claire Colebrook) Palgrave Macmillan (August 2009).
  • (with Adam Gearey and Joe Brooker), Law and Literature Oxford: Blackwell, 2004.
  • (with Professor Melissa Williams), Identity, Rights and Constitutional Transformation, Aldershot: Ashgate, 1999

Chapters in edited collections

  • (2015) 'Survival’s Witness: Poetry, Sociality, Community' in Mulqueen, T & Matthews, D (eds.) Being Social,  CounterPress
  • (forthcoming)''Becoming Normative: Law, Life and the Possibility of an Affirmative Biopolitics' in Calcagno, A & Viriaova, I (eds.) The Political Philosophy of Roberto Esposito, Fordham University Press
  • (forthcoming) 'Law and the Politics of Immunity in the Postcolony' in Ferreira Da Silva, D & Harris, M (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Postcolonial Law, Routledge
  • (forthcoming) 'Ethopoetical Encounters: Sovereignty, Writing, Death' in Dahlberg, L & Liljefors, M (eds.) Art, Life and the Rule of Law
  • (forthcoming) 'Health Care, Human Rights and Resistant Biopolitics' in Talbot, L., Wall, I., Enright, M. & Gearey, A (eds.), Rebel Lawyering, CounterPress.
  • (forthcoming) 'Dominion and Sovereignty in Kant’s Perpetual Peace' in Lambert, G & Braidotti, R (eds.) Rewriting Perpetual Peace, New York: Columbia UP.
  • (2014) 'Law’s Nomadic Subjects: Towards a Micropolitics of Post-Human Rights’ in Blagaard, B & van der Tuin, I (eds.) The Subject of Rosi Braidotti: Concepts and Politics, Bloomsbury Academic.
  • (2014) 'From Confession to Contestation: Critique as witnessing' in van Marle, K & Motha S (eds.) Genres of Critique: Law, Aesthetics and Liminality, African Sun Media
  • Hanafin, Patrick. “A Voice Beyond the Law: Reading Cavarero Reading Plato”, in M. Drakopoulou, (Ed.), (2013) Feminist Encounters with Legal Philosophy (Routledge), pp. 9-19.
  • 'The embryonic sovereign and the biological citizen: the biopolitics of reproductive rights'. In: Gearty, C. and Douzinas, Costas (eds.) The Cambridge Companion to Human Rights Law. Cambridge Companions to Law. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press (2012), pp. 191-213. ISBN 9781107016248.
  • ’ A Cosmopolitics of Singularities: Rights and the Thinking of Other Worlds’, in Rosi Braidotti, Patrick Hanafin and Bolette Blaagaard eds, After Cosmopolitanism, Routledge 2012
  • 'Politica Della Vita: Cittadinanza riproduttiva e "potere sovrano" dell'embrione', in Alfonso Catania e Francesco Mancuso (eds), Natura e Artificio: Norme, corpi, soggetti tra diritto e politica, (Milan: Mimesis, 2011), pp. 97-121.
  • Hanafin, P. 'All That Remains: Refusal’s "No"', in Karin van Marle, (ed.), Refusal, Transition and Postapartheid Law (Stellenbosch: Sun Press 2010), pp.153-163.2010).
  • (with Rosi Braidotti and Claire Colebrook) 'Introduction: Deleuze and law - forensic futures' in Braidotti R, Colebrook, C and Hanafin, P. (eds) Deleuze and Law: Forensic Futures (Basingstoke, UK: Macmillan 2009) pp.1-6.
  • 'Rights of Passage: The Constitutional BioPolitics of Dying', in Rosi Braidotti, Claire Colebrook, and Patrick Hanafin (eds), Deleuze and Law: Forensic Futures (Palgrave/Macmillan), (August 2009).
  • 'Cultures of Life: Embryo Protection and the Pluralist State', in Michael Freeman (Ed), Law and Bioethics, (Oxford: Oxford University Press), (2008), pp.177-196.
  • 'Una voz mas alla de la Ley: Narrando la violencia en el Derecho y la Literatura', in Jose Calvo Gonzalez, (Ed), Implicacion Derecho Literatura: Contribuciones a una Teoria literaria del Derecho (Granada: Editorial Comares). (2008), pp. 217-233.
  • 'Living On in Law and Literature', in Hanafin, Gearey and Brooker (eds) Law and Literature, Oxford: Blackwell, 2004.
  • 'Revitalising Law and Literature', (co-authored with Adam Gearey and Joe Brooker), in Hanafin, Gearey and Brooker (eds) Law and Literature, Oxford: Blackwell, 2004.
  • 'Constitutional (u)Topology: Situating the Belfast Agreement' in P. Fitzpatrick and P. Tuitt, (Eds), (Forthcoming 2003), Critical Beings: Law, Nation and the Global Subject (Ashgate: Aldershot).
  • 'Narrating the (Post)National Body: Rights, Resistance and Identity in Irish Constitutional Discourse', in B. Kapferer and R. De Silva (eds.) The Myriad Forms of the State: Nationalism, Resistance and Practice, Oxford: Berg, 2004.
  • 'Rewriting Desire: The Construction of Sexual Identity in Literary and Legal Discourse in Postcolonial Ireland' in Carl Stychin and Didi Herman (eds) Sexuality in the Legal Arena, London: Athlone Press, 2000.
  • 'Legal Texts as Cultural Documents: Interpreting the Irish Constitution', in R.J. Ryan (ed.) Writing in the Republic: Literature, Culture and Politics in the Republic of Ireland, 1949-1999 ,Macmillan, 2000.
  • 'Legislating the Right to Die: Perspectives and Prescriptions', in K. Kearon and F. O'Ferrall (eds.) Medical Ethics and the Future of Healthcare, Dublin: Columba Press, 2000
  • 'Introduction: Identity, Rights and Constitutional Transformation', (with Melissa Williams) in Patrick Hanafin and Melissa Williams (eds.) Identity, Rights and Constitutional Transformation, Aldershot: Ashgate, 1999, pp.1-12
  • 'Issues of Territoriality and Identity in the Irish Constitution', in Patrick Hanafin and Melissa Williams (eds.) Identity, Rights and Constitutional Transformation, Aldershot: Ashgate, 1999, pp.73-88

Articles

  • (2014)‘Resistant Lives: Law, Life, Singularity’, Soft Power: Euro-American Journal of Historical and Theoretical Studies of Politics, Vol.1, No.1
  • ‘Rights, Bioconstitutionalism and the Politics of Reproductive Citizenship in Italy’, Citizenship Studies, 17(8) (2013), pp.914-27.
  • 'An Ethics for Dead Voices: Law and the Politics of Sexual Difference in Dacia Maraini’s Isolina', in Law and Humanities, (2010), Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 195–209.
  • 'Refusing Disembodiment: Abortion and the Paradox of Reproductive Rights in Contemporary Italy', Feminist Theory, 10 (2009), 227-244.
  • 'Voicing Embodiment, Relating Difference: Towards a Relational Legal Subjectivity, Australian Feminist Law Journal Vol.29, (December 2008), pp.77-90.
  • 'Gender, Citizenship and Human Reproduction in Contemporary Italy', Feminist Legal Studies, Vol.14, No.3 (2006), pp.329-352.
  • 'Gender, Medical Law and Constitutional Citizenship in Ireland', in Yearbook of European Medical Law, (2005), pp.63-71.
  • 'The Writer’s Refusal and Law’s Malady', Journal of Law & Society, Vol.31, No.1 (2004), 3-14.
  • Valorising the Virtual Citizen: Death, Gender and Citizenship in Ireland, (2003), (European University Institute Working Paper, (RSC No. 2003/6, Gender Studies Programme, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies).
  • 'Surviving Law: Death, Culture, Community', in Studies in Law, Politics and Society, Vol.28, (2003)
  • 'Valorising the Virtual Citizen: The Sacrificial Grounds of Postcolonial Citizenship in Ireland' Journal of Law, Social Justice and Global Development Vol.4, No.1, (April 2003).
  • 'Constitutive Fiction: Postcolonial Constitutionalism in Ireland', Penn State International Law Review Vol. 20, No.2, (Winter 2002), pp.339-361
  • 'Building in the Imagi(ned)nation: An Essay inspired by W.B. Yeats' "Meditations in Time of Civil War"', Liverpool Law Review, Vol.23, No.2, (2001), pp.223-230 '
  • 'Mothers, Maidens, and the Myth of Origins in the Irish Constitution', (with Barry Collins) 12 Law and Critique (2001), pp.53-73
  • 'D(e)nying Narratives: Death, Identity and the Body Politic' 20 Legal Studies 3, (2000), pp.393-408.
  • 'Rewriting Desire: The Construction of Sexual Identity in Literary and Legal Discourse in Postcolonial Ireland' 7 Social & Legal Studies 3 (September 1998), pp. 431-451
  • 'Same Text, Different Story: Reinterpreting Irish Constitutional Identity' 4 Bullan: An Irish Studies Journal 2 (Autumn 1998), pp.109-120
  • 'Whose Life is it Anyway?' 15 Forum: The Journal of the Irish College of General Practitioners 8 (August 1998), pp. 12-13
  • 'Law's Death: Law and the Regulation of Death in Ireland' 3 Health Care Risk Report 8 (July/August 1997), pp. 10,11 and 24
  • 'Defying the Female: The Irish Constitutional Text as Phallocentric Manifesto' 11 Textual Practice 2 (Summer 1997), pp. 249-273
  • 'Last Rites or Rights at Last: The Development of a Right to Die in Irish Constitutional Law' 18 Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law 4 (November 1996), pp. 429-444
  • 'Reproductive Rights and the Irish Constitution: From the Sanctity of Life to the Sanctity of Autonomy?' 3 European Journal of Health Law 2 (June 1996), pp. 179-188
  • 'The Intentional Transmission of the HIV Virus: The Relevance of Legal Intervention' 14 Irish Law Times 3 (March 1996), pp.68-70
  • (with Dr. David Tomkin) 'Medical Treatment At Life's End: The Need For Legislation' 11 Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland 1 (April 1995), pp. 3-10

Conferences, workshops, panels organised

  • 'Voicing Embodiment, Relating Difference', delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Law, Culture and the Humanities, held at the Suffolk University Law School, Boston, 3 April 2009.
  • 'Family, Nation and Reproductive Politics in Contemporary Italy', delivered at a conference entitled Law, Gender and Family Responsibility, held at the University of Sussex, Brighton, 10 July 2008.
  • 'A Voice Beyond the Law: Narrating Violence in Law and Literature', delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Law, Culture and the Humanities, held at the University of California at Berkeley, 28 March 2008.
  • Discussant of a paper delivered by Rosi Braidotti entitled 'Bio-power and the politics of life and death' in a Workshop entitled "Feminist Reflections on the politics of abortion and new technologies" organised by the Gender Studies Programme, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Florence, 13 May 2003.
  • 'Law, Civil Society and the Coming Politics' paper presented at a conference entitled Democracy: New Horizons, New Challenges, held at the Unidade de investigacao em ciencias sociais, Istituto Superior de Ciencias do Trabalho e da Empresa, Lisbon, 9 May 2003.
  • 'Constitutional (U)Topology: Citizenship after the Belfast Agreement' paper delivered in the Research Seminar Series of the Department of Law, European University Institute, Florence, 10 December 2002.
  • 'Valorising the Virtual Citizen: Death, Community and Gender in Contemporary Ireland' paper delivered in the Biotechnologies Seminar Series, Gender Research Workshop, Robert Schuman Centre, European University Institute, Florence, 23 October 2002.
  • 'The Return of Sacrificial Politics', paper presented at an international conference entitled Postcolonial Legal Studies, organised by the University of British Columbia, held at Manning Park, British Columbia, 2-5 June, 2002.
  • 'Death, Rhetoric and National Foundation', paper presented at the joint annual conference of the Law and Society Association and the Canadian Law and Society Association, held in Vancouver, Canada, May 31-June 2, 2002.
  • 'Law and the Representation of Death', paper presented in the Faculty Seminar Series at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, New York, 10 April 2002.
  • 'Haunted: Law, Culture and the Untimely Death' delivered as the annual Lurcy Lecture at the Department of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought, at Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts, 3 April 2002.
  • 'Gendered Intertexts: A Literary Reading of the Irish Constitution' paper presented at a one day seminar on Law and Literature, jointly hosted by the Schools of Law, and English and the Humanities at Birkbeck College, London, 18 May 2001.
  • 'National Characters in Search of an Identity: Poetic Legalism and the Constitution of Ireland', paper presented at the annual conference of the Working Group on Law, Culture and the Humanities, held at the University of Texas at Austin, 8-10 March 2001.
  • 'Affecting Uniformity: Political Performativity and the Irish Peace Process', paper co-presented with Eugene McNamee, (Birkbeck College), at the Law & Society Association Annual Meeting, Miami Beach, 26-29 May 2000.
  • 'Political Identity Formation and the Constitution in Post-Independence Ireland', paper presented at a conference entitled Rhetoric-Constitution-Agency, Concordia University, Montreal, 29 September-1 October 2000.
  • 'D(en)ying Narratives: Representing the Dying Body in Legal and Cultural Discourse', paper presented at the Law & Society Association Annual Meeting, held in Chicago, 27-30 May 1999.
  • 'Legal Aspects of Death and Dying', seminar given to consultant doctors and nurses in the area of age-related medicine at the Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Dublin, on 23 March 1999.
  • 'Legislating the Right to Die: Perspectives and Prescriptions', public lecture delivered in The Adelaide Hospital Society Lecture Series on Bioethics and the Future of Healthcare, held at the Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Dublin, on 22 March 1999.
  • 'Reimagining Ga(y)elic Sexuality: The Queer Legal Subject in Postcolonial Ireland' paper presented in the Queory (Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Studies) Seminar Series at the University of Sussex, 3 March 1999.
  • 'D(en)ying Narratives: Death, Identity and the Body Politic' paper presented at the Keele Law and Political Theory Workshop, held at the Department of Law, Keele University, 24 November 1999.
  • 'Constitutionalism and Conflict Resolution in Northern Ireland' seminar given to students on Professor Richard Simeon's (MacKenzie-King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Harvard University, 1998) graduate course, Constitutional Politics, at the Weatherhead Center for International Studies, Harvard University, Thursday 3 December 1998.
  • '(Re)presenting National Fantasy: On Looking for the Citizen in Irish Constitutional Discourse' paper presented in the Faculty Seminar Series at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, New York, 23 November 1998.
  • 'Fragmented Narratives: Identities, Rights and the Postnational Moment in Ireland' paper presented in the Harvard Law School Human Rights Program Visiting Fellows' Seminar Series, 8 October 1998.
  • 'Rewriting Desire: Legal and Literary Constructions of Sexuality in Postcolonial Ireland' paper presented at a conference entitled Gender, Sexuality and Law: Reflections, New Directions held at Keele University, 19-21 June 1998.
  • 'Narrating the Dying Body in Irish Legal Discourse', paper presented at the Cardiff Law School Research Seminar Series 1997-98, 24 April 1998.
  • 'Faith of our (Founding) Fathers: The Sacred and the Secular in Irish Constitutional Discourse', paper co-presented with Barry Collins (Department of Law, University of East London) at the King's College London Legal Theory Seminar Series 1997: Faith in Law held at the School of Law, King's College London, 26 November 1997.
  • 'Conflicting Selves: Constitutional Change and National Identity in Ireland', paper presented at an international colloquium entitled Comparative Constitutionalism, 1945-1995: Rights and National Identity, held at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 9-11 October 1997.
  • 'Legitimating the Post-colonial Space: The Irish Constitution and the Ideal of National Identity', paper presented at a conference entitled New Directions: Postcolonialism, Histories and Identities held at the University of Sussex, 22-23 September 1997.
  • 'Articles of Faith: The Irish Constitution as Postcolonial Text' paper presented jointly with Barry Collins (University of East London) at the Critical Legal Conference 1997 - In the Wake of Law, held at University College, Dublin, 4-7 September 1997.
  • 'From `queer old josser' to equal citizen? Reinterpreting Ga(y)elic sexuality in literary and legal discourse' paper presented at the Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference at the University of Wales, Cardiff, 3 April 1997.
  • 'Law's Death: Law and the Regulation of Death in Ireland' paper presented at the Joint Annual Conference of the Association of Law Teachers/Irish Association of Law Teachers, Galway, Ireland, 23 March 1997.
  • 'Interpreting Identity: Towards a rereading of the Irish constitutional Text', paper presented at a seminar organised by the Cambridge Group for Irish Studies, Queen's College, Cambridge, 28th January, 1997.
  • 'Defying the Female: The Irish Constitutional Text as Phallocentric Manifesto' paper delivered at a conference entitled Literature and Legality at the University of the West of England, Bristol, 29th June 1996.
  • 'The Right to Die: The Irish Experience' paper delivered at the Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference at the University of Southampton, 2 April 1996.
  • 'The Irish Constitution: Collective Conscience or Guarantor of Liberty?' paper delivered as part of the University of Sussex/University of Toronto Workshop on Constitutionalism, at the University of Sussex, Wednesday 17 May 1995.

Other publications

  • 'On Pausing and Refusing: Reflections on Janet Halley’s Split Decisions: How and Why to Take a Break from Feminism', (Review article) International Journal of Law in Context, (Autumn 2009).
  • 'On Reading Transpositions', (Review article) Subjectivites (Winter 2009).
  • Review of Robert Lee and Derek Morgan (eds.) Death Rites: Law and ethics at the end of life (Review article) 2 Mortality 2 (July 1997), pg.175
  • 'Valorising the Virtual Citizen: Death, Gender and Citizenship in Ireland', (2003), European University Institute Working Paper, (RSC No. 2003/6, Gender Studies Programme, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies).

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