McGoey, L. (under contract) Masters of the the Unknown: how ignorance rules politics and the market (London and New York, Zed).
McGoey, L. (2015) No Such Thing as a Free Gift: The Gates Foundation and the Price of Philanthropy (London and New York, Verso).
- See a Kirkus review here.
Gross, M. and McGoey, L (eds) (2015) Routledge International Handbook of Ignorance Studies (London, Routledge).
- Discussed in The New York Times here; and the Washington Post here:
McGoey, L (Ed) (2014) An Introduction to the Sociology of Ignorance: Essays on the Limits of Knowing (London: Routledge).
Marres, N. and L. McGoey (2012) Experimental Failure: Notes on the Limits of the Performativity of Markets (CSISP working paper series).
McGoey, L. 2014. "The Philanthropic State: market-state hybrids in the philanthrocapitalist turn." Third World Quarterly. 35(1): 109-125.
McGoey, L. 2012. Strategic unknowns: towards a sociology of ignorance. Economy & Society 41(1): 1-16.
McGoey, L. 2012. "The Logic of Strategic Ignorance." British Journal of Sociology 63(3) 553-576.
McGoey, L. 2012. "Philanthrocapitalism and its critics." Poetics. 40(2): 185-199
Davies, W and McGoey. 2012. "Rationalities of ignorance: On financial crisis and the ambivalence of neo-liberal epistemology." Economy and Society, 41(1): 64-83.
McGoey, L, Walhberg, A and Reiss, J. 2011. The Global Health Complex. (Introduction, Special Issue of BioSocieties).
McGoey, L. 2010. "Profitable failure: Antidepressant drugs and the triumph of flawed experiments." History of Human Sciences, 23(1), pp/ 58-78.
McGoey, L. and Jackson, E. 2009. "Seroxat and the suppression of trial data: Regulatory failure and the uses of legal ambiguity." Journal of Medical Ethics, 36(2), pp. 107-112.
McGoey, L. 2009. "Pharmaceutical Controversies and the Performative Value of Uncertainty." Science as Culture, 18(2), pp. 151-164.
McGoey, L. 2007. "On the will to ignorance in bureaucracy." Economy and Society, 36(2), pp. 212-235.
McGoey, L. 2011. Police reinforcement: the anti-politics of organizational life. In Reading Rancière, edited by Paul Bowman and Richard Stamp. New York, NY: Continuum.
McCoy, D. and McGoey. L. 2011. Global Health and the Gates Foundation – In Perspective. In Partnerships and Foundations in global health governance, edited by Williams and Rushton, Basingstoke: Palgrave.
Select recent comment articles
McGoey, L. 'Choosing what not to know: Germany, Greece and the Value of strategic ignorance' Open Democracy, 2015.
McGoey, L. 'Syriza's finance minister has a big idea - but will Germany accept it?' Guardian, 2015.
McGoey, L. 'The power of ignorance and the problem of abundance' Open Democracy, 2012.