Chantal Mouffe is Professor of Political Theory at the Centre for the Study of Democracy at the University of Westminster in London. Her teaching and research activities have also led her to North and South America. She is a member of the Collège International de Philosophie in Paris. Her publications include »Gramschi and Marxist Theory« (1979), »Hegemony and Socialist Strategy. Towards a radical democratic politics« (1985) with Ernesto Laclau, »Democracy: Pluralism, Citizenship, Community« (1996) and »The Democratic Paradox« (2000).