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The Hon. Michael Ignatieff, P.C.

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1947-05-12

Place of Birth:  Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Profession | Occupation:  professor, author, journalist

Notes: Grandson of Count Paul Ignatieff, Russian cabinet minister.
Great-grandson of Count Nicolai Pavlovich Ignatiev, Russian cabinet minister.

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 1,925 days (5 years, 3 months, 8 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Etobicoke--Lakeshore Liberal Party of Canada 2008-10-14 Elected
Etobicoke--Lakeshore Liberal Party of Canada 2006-01-23 Elected
Etobicoke--Lakeshore Liberal Party of Canada 2011-05-02 Defeated

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Liberal Party of Canada 2006-01-23 - 2011-05-01

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Leader of the Official Opposition
Portfolio Term
Leader of the Official Opposition 2008-12-10 - 2011-05-01
Critic
Area of Responsibility Term
Prime Minister 2008-12-10 - 2011-05-02
Intergovernmental Affairs 2009-01-22 - 2011-05-02
Assistant / Associate Critic
Area of Responsibility Term
Human Resources and Skills Development 2006-02-23 - 2006-05-29
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)

Board of Internal Economy

Role Term
Member 2007-10-23 - 2008-11-18
Political Party Roles
Political Party Role Term
Liberal Party of Canada Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party 2006-12-18 - 2008-11-13
Liberal Party of Canada Party Leader (acting) 2008-12-10 - 2009-05-01
Liberal Party of Canada Party Leader 2009-05-02 - 2011-05-24

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

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I bisogni degli altri: saggio sull'arte di essere uomini tra individualismo e solidarieta. Bologna: Mulino; 1986

Psychoanalysis / [contributors] Michael Ignatieff ... [et al.]; edited by Bill Bourne, Udi Eichler and David Herman. Nottingham, England; Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Spokesman, in association with the Hobo Press; 105 p. 1987

The trial of Richard Wagner. [London?]: Weidenfeld & Nicolson; 2001

Making states work: state failure and the crisis of governance. Tokyo; New York: United Nations University Press; xviii, 400 p. 2004

Asya. Toronto: Penguin; 363 p. 1992, c1991

Charlie Johnson in the flames. Toronto: Viking Canada; 182 p. 2003

Myth and malevolence. Time (Canadian edition). 146 (3):72 July 17, 1995

The high price of gunboat diplomacy. World Press Review. 40 (30):12ff Mar. 1993

A just measure of pain: the penitentiary in the Industrial Revolution, 1750-1850. New York: Columbia University Press; xiii, 257 p. 1980, c1978

Terre de nos aïeux : quatre générations à la recherche du Canada ; traduit de l'anglais par Alexandre Sanchez. Montréal: Boréal; 208 p. 2009

Liberal Democrats and identity. In: Identity and politics: a discussion with Michael Ignatieff and Sean Neeson. London: Centre for Reform; 31 p. 1998

Lesser evils: facing terror in Israel and the United States. Queen's Quarterly. 111 (4):488ff Winter 2004

To fight but not to die. World Today. 56 (2):20ff Feb. 2000

Virtual war. Prospect Magazine. no. 51 Apr. 2000

Can Russia return to Europe?. Harper's Magazine. 284 (1703):15 Apr. 1992

The Russian album. Toronto: Penguin Books Canada; 191 p. 1995, c1987

The broken contract. The New York Times Magazine. p. 15-17 Sept. 25, 2005

Sõdalase au; Inglise keelest tõlkinud Kai Aarelaid. [Tallinn]: Varrak; 198 p. c2001

The meaning of Diana: roundtable. Prospect Magazine. no. 23 Oct. 1997

Scar tissue. Toronto: Penguin Canada; 199 p. 2002, c1993

Virtual war: Kosovo and beyond. Toronto: Viking; 249 p. 2000

Falling apart and coming together: Russia and Europe in the 1990s. Queen's Quarterly. 98:804-17 Winter 1991

El honor del guerrero: guerra étnica y conciencia moderna; traducción de Pepa Linares. Madrid: Taurus; 197 p. 1999

The attack on human rights. Foreign Affairs. 80 (6):102-16 Nov./Dec. 2001

Lesser evils. (cover story). New York Times Magazine. 153:46ff Feb. 5, 2004

Religion and international affairs / edited by Jeffrey Rose & Michael Ignatieff. Toronto: Anansi; vii, 151 p. 1968

The myth of citizenship. Queen's Quarterly. 94 (4):966 Winter 1987

Canada in the age of terror - multilateralism meets a moment of truth. Policy Options = Options politiques. 24 (2):14ff Feb. 2003

Foreword. In: Passages: welcome home to Canada / Michelle Berry ... [et al.]; foreword by Michael Ignatieff; preface by Rudyard Griffiths; initiated by Westwood Creative Artists and the Dominion Institute. Toronto: Doubleday Canada; p. 1-13. 2002

The world in pieces. Wilson Quarterly. 24 (1):24 Winter 2000

Das kleinere übel. [Hamburg; Berlin: Philo & Philo Fine Arts; 2005]

Québec : la société distincte, jusqu'où?. In : Le déchirement des nations / sous la direction de Jacques Rup. Paris: Éditions du Seuil; p. 139-[56] c1995

Jinginaki senj¢o: minzoku funs¢o to gendaijin no rinri; Mano Akihiro, yaku. Tokyo: Mainichi Shinbunsha; 238 p. 1999

The virtual commander. New Yorker. 75 (21):30ff Aug. 2, 1999

Isaiah Berlin, ironia e libertà. Roma: Editore Carocci; 2003

Why are we in Iraq?: (And Liberia? And Afghanistan?). New York Times Magazine. 151:38 July 9, 2003

State, civil society and total institutions : a critique of recent social histories of punishment. Crime and Justice. 3:153-92 1981

Introduction. In: Magnum degrees / Magnum Photos, inc.. London: Phaidon; [535 p.] 2000

Virtual war: Kosovo and beyond. Toronto: Penguin Books; 249 p. 2001, c2000

The warrior's honor: ethnic war and the modern conscience. Toronto: Viking; ix, 207 p. 1998

The elusive goal of war trials. Harper's Magazine. 294 (1762):15ff Mar. 1997

Russkii al'bom: semeina´i`a khronika; perevod s angliiskogo i primechani´i`a A. Voznesenskogo]. Sankt-Peterburg: Zhurnal 'Neva'; 229 p. 1996

Tomi to toku: Skottorandu keimo ni okeru keizaigaku no keisei. Tokyo: Miraisha; 1983

Russisch familiealbum; vertaling, Niek en Theo Hendriks. Amsterdam: Veen; 184 p. c1991

Introduction: making states work. In: Making states work: state failure and the crisis of governance / edited by Simon Chesterman, Michael Ignatieff, and Ramesh Thakur. Tokyo; New York: United Nations University Press; p. 1-12. 2004

Les récits qui nous hantent : la télévision et l'aide humanitaire. In : Des choix difficiles : les dilemmes moraux de l'humanitaire / sous la direction de Jonathan Moore; traduit de l'anglais par Dominique Leveillé. Paris: Gallimard; p. 369-88. 1999

Scar tissue. Toronto: Penguin; 199 p. 1994, c1993

Less race, please. In: Institutional racism and the police: fact or fiction / David G. Green, editor. London: Institute for the Study of Civil Society; p. 21-3. 2000

Mind your own business: Europe's hypocritical reaction to Austria's right will only help (Jorg) Haider's cause. Time (Canadian edition). 155 (6):14 Feb. 14, 2000

Introduction. In: Truth & lies: stories from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa / Jill Edelstein ... and an essay by Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela. London: Granta Books; [227 p.] 2001

The lesser evil: political ethics in an age of terror. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press; xviii, 212 p. 2005

Unarmed warriors. New Yorker. 73:54-68ff Mar. 24, 1997

Reisen in den neuen Nationalismus; aus dem Englischen von Werner Schmitz. Frankfurt am Main: Insel; 309 p 1994

Sticks and carrots: it is time for the West to prepare Kosovo for self-rule - and then get out. Time (Canadian edition). 155 (9):20 Mar. 6, 2000

Mind your own business. Time (Europe). 156 (6):28 Feb. 14, 2000

Jingi naki senjo. Tokyo: Mainich Shinbunsha; 1999

Charlie Johnson's laatste woord. Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Cossee; 186 p. 2003

The scene of the crime. Granta. no. 63:121-50 Autumn 1998

Asja: vertaling, Niek en Theo Hendriks. Amsterdan: Veen; 319 p. c1991

August in my father's house. In: The Granta book of the family. New York: Granta Books; p. 135-48. c1995

The last great liberal. Times Higher Education Supplement. no. 1357:22ff June 11, 1998

Nation-building lite. New York Times Magazine. 151:26ff July 28, 2002

Introduction. In: International perspectives on the Yugoslav conflict / edited by Alex Danchev ... [et al.]. New York: St. Martin's Press; [xix, 212 str.] 1996

A just measure of pain: the penitentiary in the Industrial Revolution, 1750-1850. Harmondsworth, England: Penguin; xiii, 257 p. 1989, c1978

Is nothing sacred? The ethics of television. Daedalus. 114 (4):57-78 Fall 1985

La liberté d'être humain : essai sur le désir et le besoin; traduit de l'anglais par Maud Sissung. Paris: Éditions La Découverte; 139 p. 1986

Det virtuella kriget: Kosovo och därefter; översättning Kent Lindkvist. Göteborg: Daidalos; 188 p. 2001

Isaiah Berlin: a life. Toronto: Viking; 356 p. 1998

Die Zivilisierung des Krieges: ethnische Konflikte, Menschenrechte, Medien; aus dem Englischen von Michael Benthack. Hamburg: Rotbuch Verlag; 242 p. 2000

How can past sins be absolved?. World Press Review. 44 (2):6ff Feb. 1997

Introduction. In: Taking risks: literary journalism from the edge / Barbara Moon and Don Obe. Banff, Alta: Banff Centre Press; [319 p.] 1998

Nineteen nineteen; with an afterword by John Berger. London; Boston: Faber and Faber; 96 p. 1985

Fire and ashes : success and failure in politics. Toronto: Random House Canada; 2013

To be realists and demand the impossible: balancing foreign and domestic policy. Policy Options = Options politiques. 26 (7):5-7 Sept. 2005

Modernity and its discontents / [contributors] Saul Bellow, Michael Ignatieff ... [et al.]; edited by Bill Bourne, Udi Eichler and David Herman. Nottingham, England: Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Spokesman in association with the Hobo Press; 119 p. 1987

Charlie Johnson in the flames. London: Chatto & Windus; 150 p. 2003

Isaiah Berlin: ein Leben; Aus dem Englischen übertragen von Michael Müller. München: C. Bertelsmann; 441 p. c2000

Those were the days. New Statesman & Society. 6 (247):35ff Apr. 9, 1993

Blood & belonging: journeys into the new nationalism. London: BBC Books : Chatto & Windus : Penguin; 201 p. 1993

The duty to rescue. New republic. p.41-3 Sept. 24, 2008

Virtueller Krieg: Kosovo und die Folgen; aus dem Englischen von Angelika Hildebrandt. Hamburg: Rotbuch; 230 p. c2001

The longest shadow (Pierre Trudeau broke a three-year silence to denounce the Meech Lake agreement). Saturday Night. 102 (10):25 Oct. 1987

John Millar and individualism. In: Wealth and virtue: the shaping of political economy in the Scottish enlightenment / edited by Istvan Hont and Michael Ignatieff. Cambridge, England; New York: Cambridge University Press; [viii, 371 p.] 1983

The lesser evil: political ethics in an age of terror. In: The 2003 Whelen lecture featuring Michael Ignatieff prepared by the University of Saskatchewan, Extension Division. Saskatoon, Sask.: University of Saskatchewan; [26 p.] c2004

Empire lite: nation-building in Bosnia, Kosovo and Afghanistan. Toronto: Penguin Canada; viii, 134 p. 2003

Zionism at 100: a symposium. New Republic. 217 (10/11):12-24 Sept. 8/15, 1997

A just measure of pain: penitentiaries in the Industrial Revolution in England, 1750-1810. Thesis (Ph.D.) -- Harvard University; 341 p. 1976

The reluctant imperialist. New York Times Magazine. 149:42ff Aug. 6, 2000

When a bridge is not a bridge. New York Times Magazine. 152:56 Oct. 27, 2002

Krigarens heder: etniska krig och det moderna samvetet ; översättning från engelskan, Åsa Lindén. Göteborg: Daidalos; 203 p. 1999

La doctrine militaire américaine, nouvelle version. Esprit. 5:110-24 mai 2001

The rights revolution. Toronto: House of Anansi Press; xi, 170 p. 2000

Sprickor i vävnaden; översättning Nils A. Bengtsson. Stockholm: Brombergs; 221 p. 1994

Lemkin's Word: the danger of a world without enemies. The New Republic. 224 (9):25-8 Feb. 26, 2001

Crime and punishment. Time (Canadian edition). 154 (10):24 Sept. 6, 1999

The lesser evil: political ethics in an age of terror. Toronto: Penguin Canada; xii, 212 p. 2004

L'éthique et la nouvelle guerre. Revue militaire canadienne. 2:5-10 hiver 2001/2002

The election and America's future. New York Review of Books. 51 (17):11-12 Nov. 1, 2004

The future of public broadcasting in Canada. [Toronto]: Master and Fellows of Massey College; 43 p. 1995

The liberal imagination: a defence. Literary Review of Canada. 7 (1):28 Jan./Feb. 1998

Getting Iraq wrong. New York Times Magazine [serial online]. p. 26ff Aug. 5, 2007

The seductiveness of moral disgust. Social Research. 71 (3):549-68 Fall 2004

The highway of brotherhood and unity. Granta. no. 45 Fall 1993

Nationalism and the narcissism of minor differences. [S.l.]: Pavis Centre for Sociological and Social Anthropological Studies; 1994

The school of hard knocks: now that the war is over, it's time to ponder its lessons, good and bad. Time (Canadian edition). 153 (24):16 June 21, 1999

Asja: roman. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp; 2005

Asja: roman; aus dem Englischen von Werner Schmitz. Frankfurt am Main: Insel; 387 p. 1993, c1992

Blood and belonging: journeys into the new nationalism. Toronto: Penguin Books; 263 p. 1994, c1993

The warrior's honor: ethnic war and the modern conscience. Toronto: Penguin Books; ix, 207 p. 1999, c1998

The Russian album. Markham, Ont.: Penguin Books Canada; 191 p. 1987

Scar tissue. Toronto: Viking; 199 p. 1993

Charlie Johnson in den flammen: roman; aus dem Englischen von Werner Löcher-Lawrence. München: C. Bertelsmann; 191 p. c2004

Requiem pour Charlie Johnson. Paris: Stock; 194 p. 2005

On civil society. Why Eastern Europe's revolutions could succeed. Foreign Affairs. 74 (2):128-36 Mar./Apr. 1995

Sticks and carrots. Time (Europe). 155 (9):64 June 30, 2000

Droits de l'homme : la crise de la cinquantaine. Esprit. 255/256:6-23 août/sept. 1999

The year of living dangerously. New York Times Magazine. 153:13-18 Mar. 14, 2004

The burden. New York Times Magazine. 152:22 Jan. 5, 2003

Law and politics in the Canadian constitutional tradition. Supreme court law review. 29:29-37 Summer 2005

El nuevo imperio americano: la reconstrucción nacional en Bosnia, Kosovo y Afganistán; [traducción de Francisco Beltrán Adell]. Barcelona: Paidós; 120 p. c2003

Album russo: una saga familiare tra rivoluzione, guerra civile ed esilio. Bologna: Mulino; [1993]

Virtuelni rat; sengelskog prevela Vanja Savic. Beograd: B92; 162 p. 2001

From Dayton to Kosovo. Time (Canadian edition). 153 (4):29 Feb. 1, 1999

August in my father's house. Granta. no. 14 Winter 1984

Le origini del penitenziario: sistema carcerario e rivoluzione industriale inglese, 1750-1850; traduzione di Gian Paolo Garavaglia. Milano: Mondadori; 1982

Europe's utter failure. World Press Review. 43 (2):12 Feb. 1996

Blood sisters. New York Times Magazine. 150:74 Sept. 9, 2001

The Russian album. New York: Picador; 211 p. 2001

TV and the ethics of victimhood. Harper's Magazine. 272 (1629):14 Feb. 1986

Understanding fascism?. In: Isaiah Berlin: a celebration / edited by Edna Ullmann-Margalit and Avishai Margalit. Chicago, Ill.; London: University of Chicago Press; [230 p.] 2001

Human rights as politics and idolatry; edited and introduced by Amy Gutmann. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press; xxviii, 187 p. 2001

The dream of Albanians. New Yorker. 74 (41):34ff Jan. 11, 1999

The war of words: a dialogue on interpretation: letters. In: Crosscurrents: contemporary political issues / edited by Mark Charlton and Paul Barker. Toronto: Thomson Nelson; p. 482-491 2002

The trials of Louise Arbour. Saturday Night. 114 (8):42ff Oct. 1999

Ghosts that walk the black soil. Reader's Digest (Canadian). 137 (822):101 Oct. 1990

Asya; traduzione di Ennio Valentino. Milano: Mondadori; c1992

The temptations of nihilism. New England Review. 25 (1/2):54-74 Winter/Spring 2004

Isaiah Berlin: a life. New York: H. Holt; 356 p. 1999

Articles of faith. Index on Censorship. 25 (5):110-22 Sept./Oct. 1996

Die Politik der Menschenrechte; aus dem Englischen übersetzt von Ilse Utz. Hamburg: Europaïsche Verlagsanstalt; 120 p. 2002

Ethics and the new war. Queen's Quarterly. 108 (4):489ff Winter 2001

L'album russe; traduit de l'anglais par Gérard Boulad. [Nouv. éd.] Montréal: Boréal; 375 p. 2006

Iranian Lessons. New York Times Magazine. 154:46ff July 17, 2005

Charlie Johnson in the flames. Toronto: Penguin Canada; 158 p. 2004, c2003

Wealth and virtue: the shaping of political economy in the Scottish enlightenment. Cambridge, England; New York: Cambridge University Press; vii, 371 p. 1983

Digging up the dead. New Yorker. 73 (34):84 Nov. 10, 1997

Freedom and Armageddon. How can democracies defend against nuclear terror?. Internationale Politik. 60 (11):52-62 Nov. 2005

Intervention and State failure. Dissent. 49 (1):115-23 Winter 2002

I am Iraq. New York Times Magazine. 152:13 Mar. 23, 2003

Belonging in the past. Prospect Magazine. no. 13 Nov. 1996

Raising our game in Canada-China relations. Policy options. 31 (8):6 Sept. 2010

Una ragionevole apologia dei diritti umani. Milano: Feltrinelli; 2003

Citizenship and moral narcissism. Political Quarterly. 60 (1):63 Jan. 1989

Balkan physics. New Yorker. 75 (10):68 May 10, 1999

What did the C.I.A. do to his father?. New York Times Magazine. 150:56ff Apr. 1, 2001

Who are Americans to think that freedom is theirs to spread?. New York Times Magazine. 154:42-7 June 26, 2005

Beyond the grave. New Republic. 219 (6):13-14 Aug. 10, 1998

Reflections on a changed world. Queen's Quarterly. 108 (3):384-94 Fall 2001

Less race, please. Prospect Magazine. no. 40 Apr. 1999

Gut wrenching. Prospect Magazine. no. 36 Dec. 1998

Das kleinere übel: politische moral in einem zeitalter des terrors. Hamburg; Berlin: Philo; 2005

A cosmopolitan among the true believers. Harper's Magazine. 288 (1726):17 Mar. 1994

Arbour's wake-up call: her indictment of Milosevic for war crimes brings an end to many fantasies. Time (Canadian edition). 153 (22):24 June 7, 1999

The challenges of American imperial power. Naval War College Review. 56 (2):53-63 Spring 2003

Deficits. Granta. no. 27 Summer 1989

On Rumors: How Falsehoods Spread, Why We Believe Them, What Can Be Done. Foreign Affairs. 89 (6):[200] November/December 2010

Introduction. In: Moments of reprieve; translated from the Italian by Ruth Feldman / Primo Levi. London: Penguin; [172 p.] 2002

Mirage in the desert. New York Times Magazine. 153:13-16 June 27, 2004

Scar tissue. Toronto: Penguin Canada; 198 p. 2006, c1993

Ethics and the new war. Canadian military journal. 2:5-10 Winter 2001/2002

American exceptionalism and human rights. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press; vi, 353 p. 2005

Isaiah Berlin: a life. Toronto: Penguin Books; 356 p. 2000, c1998

The rights revolution. 2nd ed. [with a new preface] Toronto: House of Anansi Press; xii, 170 p. 2007

Human rights, power and the state. In: Making states work: state failure and the crisis of governance / edited by Simon Chesterman, Michael Ignatieff, and Ramesh Thakur. Tokyo; New York: United Nations University Press; p. 59-78. 2004

L'honneur du guerrier : guerre ethnique et conscience moderne; traduit de l'anglais par Jude Des Chênes. [Sainte-Foy, Qc]: Presses de l'Université Laval; xiii, 210 p. 2000

If torture works. Prospect Magazine. no. 121 Apr. 2006

No exceptions?. Legal Affairs. [5 p.] May/June 2002

The uncommitted. New York Times Magazine. 154:15-18 Jan. 30, 2005

Asja: roman; aus dem Englischen von Werner Schmitz. München: Goldmann; 376 p. 2002, c1992

The needs of strangers. New York: Penguin Books; 156 p. 1986, c1984

Human rights, the laws of war, and terrorism. Social Research. 69 (4):1137-58 Winter 2002

Power in the service of morality abroad. U.S. News & World Report. 121 (20):69ff Nov. 18, 1996

Love's progress. Harper's Magazine. 277 (1659):19ff Aug. 1988

The lesser evil. Prospect Magazine. no. 28 Mar. 1998

Family album. Queen's quarterly. 100(1):121-38 Spring 1993

Empire lite. Prospect Magazine. no. 83 Feb. 2003

Turia. Granta. no. 30 Spring 1990

Isaiah Berlin: su vida; traducción de Eva Rodríguez Halffter. Madrid: Taurus; 478 p. 1999

Asja: roman; aus dem Englischen von Werner Schmitz. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp; 387 p. 1997, c1992

Berlin in autumn: the philosopher in old age. Berkeley, CA: Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities; vi, 54 p. 1999

Asya: a novel. Toronto: Viking; 309 p. 1991

Preface. In: Martyrs, traitors and patriots: Kurdistan after the Gulf War / Sheri Laizer. London; New Jersey: Zed Books Ltd; p. [ix]-x. 1996

Die Lichter auf der Brücke eines sinkenden Schiffs. München: Goldmann; 2002

Think big: shape the world. Policy options. 31:6-8 May 2010

Stronger than we feel. Queen's Quarterly. 106 (1):34-41 Spring 1999

Die Lichter auf der Brücke eines sinkenden Schiffs: Geschichte einer Familie; aus dem. 1. Aufl. Frankfurt am Main: Insel; 235 p. 1994

Préface. In : Dans l'ombre de Tito : entretiens avec le général Vladimir Velebit / propos recueillis par Jean-François Berger. Genève: Slatkine [etc.]; [182 p.] 2000

We are not the world - how to try Milosevic. The New Republic. 225 (7):14-15 Aug. 13, 2001

Introduction: American exceptionalism and human rights. In: American exceptionalism and human rights / [edited by] Michael Ignatieff. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press; p. 1-28(?) c2005

Los derechos humanos como política e idolatría; introducción de Amy Gutmann; [traducción de Francisco Beltrán Adell]. Barcelona: Paidós; 191 p. c2003

Essay. In: For most of it I have no words: [genocide, landscape, memory] / photographs by Simon Norfolk; essay by Michael Ignatieff. Stockport, England: Dewi Lewis; [1 v. (unpaged)] c1998

Alone with the secretary-general. New Yorker. 71 (24):33ff Aug. 8, 1995

L'album russe; traduit de l'anglais par Gérard Boulad. [Montréal]: Boréal; 347 p. 1990

The lesser evil: political ethics in an age of terror. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press; xii, 212 p. 2005, c2004

Empire lite: die amerikanische Mission und die Grenzen der Macht; aus dem Amerikanischen übersetzt von Christiana Goldmann. Hamburg: Europaïsche Verlagsanstalt; 113 p. 2003

Democratic providentialism. New York Times Magazine. 154:29-34 Dec. 12, 2004

What we think of America. Granta. no. 77:47-50 Spring 2002

Isaiah Berlin = Bolin zhuan; Meng Yan Li yi. Beijing: Yi lin chu ban she; 409 p. 2001

A post-modern war. Time (Canadian edition). 153 (14):40 Apr. 12, 1999

The needs of strangers. New York: Picador USA; 156 p. 2001

Sanal Savas. Istanbul: Everest Yayinlari; c2000

Russisch familiealbum. Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Maarten Muntinga; [s.d]

Empire lite. ??: Penguin; 208 p. 2003

Identity parades. Prospect Magazine. no. 29 Apr. 1999

True patriot love: four generations in search of Canada. Toronto: Viking Canada; 211 p. 2009

Blood and belonging: journeys into the new nationalism. London: Vintage; 201 p. 1994

Kaboul-Sarajevo : les nouvelles frontières de l'empire; traduit de l'américain par Richard Robert. Paris: République des Idées, Seuil; 95 p. c2002

The decline and fall of the public intellectual. Queen's Quarterly. 104 (3):394 Fall 1997

Battling for the soul of Russia. Utne Reader. no. 57:86 May/June 1993

Het minste kwaad. Amsterdam: Cossee; 2004

The Russian album. Toronto: Penguin Group Canada; 224 p. 2009

Reis naar het ongerijmde. Amsterdam: Contact; 199 p. 1994

Asya : roman; traduit de l'anglais par Barbara Nasaroff. Paris: Albin Michel; 332 p. c1992

Village en Ukraine: en pelerinage en URSS, in Canadien revoit le berceau de sa famille. Sélection du Reader's digest. 88 (524):31-3 Feb. 1991

Isiga Sarilmak. Istanbul: Everest Yayinlari; 2001

Asya. Istanbul: Everest Yayinlari; 2001

A just measure of pain: the penitentiary in the Industrial Revolution, 1750-1850. New York: Pantheon Books; xiii, 257 p. c1978

Charlie Johnson in the flames. New York: Grove Press; 179 p. c2003

The terrorist as auteur. New York Times Magazine. 154:50-8 Nov. 14, 2004

Suburbia's revenge. New Republic. 206 (18):10-11 Apr. 5, 1992

Where are they now?. Prospect Magazine. no. 22 Aug. 1997

Nationalism and the narcissism of minor differences. Queen's Quarterly. 102 (1):13-25 Spring 1995

Challenges for the future. Canadian Bar Review. 80:209-14 Mar./June 2001

Broadcasting in the information age: the role of the public sector. Cinema Canada. no. 164:10 June 1989

De republick der letteren: toen en thans. [Amsterdam?]: Anthos; 61 p. 1991

Nizu obu sutorenjazu; Soeya Yasuyuki, Kanada Koichi, yaku. Tokyo: Fukosha; 263, iv p. 1999

The seductiveness of moral disgust. Social Research. 62 (1):77-97 Spring 1995

Just say 'no': Canadian political leaders should have the courage to stand up to the U.S. Maclean's. 117 (49):46-7 Dec. 6, 2004

What makes a good dad? Some famous children share their thoughts. Reader's Digest (Canadian). 158 (950):64 June 2001

An interview with Bruce Chatwin. Granta. no. 21 Spring 1987

La révolution des droits; traduction, Jean Paré. Montréal: Boréal; 141 p. 2001

Wovon lebt der Mensch: was es heisst, auf menschliche Weise in Gesellschaft zu leben aus dem Englischen von Hans Jörg Friedrich. [Germany]: Rotbuch; 170 p. c1993

Citizenship and moral narcissism. [Toronto]: University of Toronto, Faculty of Law; 12 p. [1989]

The needs of strangers. New York: Viking; 156 p. 1985, c1984

The needs of strangers. London: Chatto & Windus; 156 p. 1984

First loves. New Yorker. 74 (29):60 (16 pgs) 09/28/1998

Guerra virtual: más allá de Kosovo [traducción de Francisco Beltrán Adell]. Barcelona: Paidós,; 195 p. c2003

Understanding fascism?. In: Isaiah Berlin: a celebration / edited by Edna Ullmann-Margalit and Avishai Margalit. Chicago, Ill.: University of Chicago Press; [229 p.] 1991

Canada in the age of terror - multilateralism meets a moment of truth. In: Independence in an age of empire: assessing unilateralism and multilateralism / [edited by] Graham F. Walker. Halifax, N.S.: Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, Dalhousie; p. 31-40. 2004

Ascent of man. Prospect Magazine. no. 45 Oct. 1999

The stories we tell: television and humanitarial aid. In: Hard choices: moral dilemmas in humanitarian intervention / [edited by] Jonathan Moore. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; p. 287-302. 1998

Neprijatelji i prijatelji / [Majkl Ignjatijef, s engleskog prevela Vanja Saviæ]. In: Virtuelni rat / Majkl Ignjatijef. [s. l.: s.n.]; p. 93-107. 2002

Needs and justice in the wealth of nations: an introductory essay. In: Wealth and virtue: the shaping of political economy in the Scottish enlightment / edited by Istvan Hont and Michael Ignatieff. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press; p. 1-44. 1985

Minzoku wa naze koroshiaunoka: shin nashonarizumu muttsu no tabi = Blood and belonging; Koda Atsuko, yaku. Tokyo: Kawade Shobo Shinsha; 363 p. 1996

The Russian album. London; New York; Markham, Ont.: Penguin Books; 191 p. 1988, c1987

Afgedwongen vrijheid of hoe Amerika de democratie oplegt. Amsterdam: Uitgerverij Cossee (Knack); 2003

The politics of cynicism. Time (Canadian edition). 152 (22):24 Nov. 30, 1998

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 1,925 days (5 years, 3 months, 8 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Etobicoke--Lakeshore Liberal Party of Canada 2008-10-14 Elected
Etobicoke--Lakeshore Liberal Party of Canada 2006-01-23 Elected
Etobicoke--Lakeshore Liberal Party of Canada 2011-05-02 Defeated

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Liberal Party of Canada 2006-01-23 - 2011-05-01

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Leader of the Official Opposition
Portfolio Term
Leader of the Official Opposition 2008-12-10 - 2011-05-01
Critic
Area of Responsibility Term
Prime Minister 2008-12-10 - 2011-05-02
Intergovernmental Affairs 2009-01-22 - 2011-05-02
Assistant / Associate Critic
Area of Responsibility Term
Human Resources and Skills Development 2006-02-23 - 2006-05-29
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)

Board of Internal Economy

Role Term
Member 2007-10-23 - 2008-11-18
Political Party Roles
Political Party Role Term
Liberal Party of Canada Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party 2006-12-18 - 2008-11-13
Liberal Party of Canada Party Leader (acting) 2008-12-10 - 2009-05-01
Liberal Party of Canada Party Leader 2009-05-02 - 2011-05-24

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

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I bisogni degli altri: saggio sull'arte di essere uomini tra individualismo e solidarieta. Bologna: Mulino; 1986

Psychoanalysis / [contributors] Michael Ignatieff ... [et al.]; edited by Bill Bourne, Udi Eichler and David Herman. Nottingham, England; Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Spokesman, in association with the Hobo Press; 105 p. 1987

The trial of Richard Wagner. [London?]: Weidenfeld & Nicolson; 2001

Making states work: state failure and the crisis of governance. Tokyo; New York: United Nations University Press; xviii, 400 p. 2004

Asya. Toronto: Penguin; 363 p. 1992, c1991

Charlie Johnson in the flames. Toronto: Viking Canada; 182 p. 2003

Myth and malevolence. Time (Canadian edition). 146 (3):72 July 17, 1995

The high price of gunboat diplomacy. World Press Review. 40 (30):12ff Mar. 1993

A just measure of pain: the penitentiary in the Industrial Revolution, 1750-1850. New York: Columbia University Press; xiii, 257 p. 1980, c1978

Terre de nos aïeux : quatre générations à la recherche du Canada ; traduit de l'anglais par Alexandre Sanchez. Montréal: Boréal; 208 p. 2009

Liberal Democrats and identity. In: Identity and politics: a discussion with Michael Ignatieff and Sean Neeson. London: Centre for Reform; 31 p. 1998

Lesser evils: facing terror in Israel and the United States. Queen's Quarterly. 111 (4):488ff Winter 2004

To fight but not to die. World Today. 56 (2):20ff Feb. 2000

Virtual war. Prospect Magazine. no. 51 Apr. 2000

Can Russia return to Europe?. Harper's Magazine. 284 (1703):15 Apr. 1992

The Russian album. Toronto: Penguin Books Canada; 191 p. 1995, c1987

The broken contract. The New York Times Magazine. p. 15-17 Sept. 25, 2005

Sõdalase au; Inglise keelest tõlkinud Kai Aarelaid. [Tallinn]: Varrak; 198 p. c2001

The meaning of Diana: roundtable. Prospect Magazine. no. 23 Oct. 1997

Scar tissue. Toronto: Penguin Canada; 199 p. 2002, c1993

Virtual war: Kosovo and beyond. Toronto: Viking; 249 p. 2000

Falling apart and coming together: Russia and Europe in the 1990s. Queen's Quarterly. 98:804-17 Winter 1991

El honor del guerrero: guerra étnica y conciencia moderna; traducción de Pepa Linares. Madrid: Taurus; 197 p. 1999

The attack on human rights. Foreign Affairs. 80 (6):102-16 Nov./Dec. 2001

Lesser evils. (cover story). New York Times Magazine. 153:46ff Feb. 5, 2004

Religion and international affairs / edited by Jeffrey Rose & Michael Ignatieff. Toronto: Anansi; vii, 151 p. 1968

The myth of citizenship. Queen's Quarterly. 94 (4):966 Winter 1987

Canada in the age of terror - multilateralism meets a moment of truth. Policy Options = Options politiques. 24 (2):14ff Feb. 2003

Foreword. In: Passages: welcome home to Canada / Michelle Berry ... [et al.]; foreword by Michael Ignatieff; preface by Rudyard Griffiths; initiated by Westwood Creative Artists and the Dominion Institute. Toronto: Doubleday Canada; p. 1-13. 2002

The world in pieces. Wilson Quarterly. 24 (1):24 Winter 2000

Das kleinere übel. [Hamburg; Berlin: Philo & Philo Fine Arts; 2005]

Québec : la société distincte, jusqu'où?. In : Le déchirement des nations / sous la direction de Jacques Rup. Paris: Éditions du Seuil; p. 139-[56] c1995

Jinginaki senj¢o: minzoku funs¢o to gendaijin no rinri; Mano Akihiro, yaku. Tokyo: Mainichi Shinbunsha; 238 p. 1999

The virtual commander. New Yorker. 75 (21):30ff Aug. 2, 1999

Isaiah Berlin, ironia e libertà. Roma: Editore Carocci; 2003

Why are we in Iraq?: (And Liberia? And Afghanistan?). New York Times Magazine. 151:38 July 9, 2003

State, civil society and total institutions : a critique of recent social histories of punishment. Crime and Justice. 3:153-92 1981

Introduction. In: Magnum degrees / Magnum Photos, inc.. London: Phaidon; [535 p.] 2000

Virtual war: Kosovo and beyond. Toronto: Penguin Books; 249 p. 2001, c2000

The warrior's honor: ethnic war and the modern conscience. Toronto: Viking; ix, 207 p. 1998

The elusive goal of war trials. Harper's Magazine. 294 (1762):15ff Mar. 1997

Russkii al'bom: semeina´i`a khronika; perevod s angliiskogo i primechani´i`a A. Voznesenskogo]. Sankt-Peterburg: Zhurnal 'Neva'; 229 p. 1996

Tomi to toku: Skottorandu keimo ni okeru keizaigaku no keisei. Tokyo: Miraisha; 1983

Russisch familiealbum; vertaling, Niek en Theo Hendriks. Amsterdam: Veen; 184 p. c1991

Introduction: making states work. In: Making states work: state failure and the crisis of governance / edited by Simon Chesterman, Michael Ignatieff, and Ramesh Thakur. Tokyo; New York: United Nations University Press; p. 1-12. 2004

Les récits qui nous hantent : la télévision et l'aide humanitaire. In : Des choix difficiles : les dilemmes moraux de l'humanitaire / sous la direction de Jonathan Moore; traduit de l'anglais par Dominique Leveillé. Paris: Gallimard; p. 369-88. 1999

Scar tissue. Toronto: Penguin; 199 p. 1994, c1993

Less race, please. In: Institutional racism and the police: fact or fiction / David G. Green, editor. London: Institute for the Study of Civil Society; p. 21-3. 2000

Mind your own business: Europe's hypocritical reaction to Austria's right will only help (Jorg) Haider's cause. Time (Canadian edition). 155 (6):14 Feb. 14, 2000

Introduction. In: Truth & lies: stories from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa / Jill Edelstein ... and an essay by Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela. London: Granta Books; [227 p.] 2001

The lesser evil: political ethics in an age of terror. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press; xviii, 212 p. 2005

Unarmed warriors. New Yorker. 73:54-68ff Mar. 24, 1997

Reisen in den neuen Nationalismus; aus dem Englischen von Werner Schmitz. Frankfurt am Main: Insel; 309 p 1994

Sticks and carrots: it is time for the West to prepare Kosovo for self-rule - and then get out. Time (Canadian edition). 155 (9):20 Mar. 6, 2000

Mind your own business. Time (Europe). 156 (6):28 Feb. 14, 2000

Jingi naki senjo. Tokyo: Mainich Shinbunsha; 1999

Charlie Johnson's laatste woord. Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Cossee; 186 p. 2003

The scene of the crime. Granta. no. 63:121-50 Autumn 1998

Asja: vertaling, Niek en Theo Hendriks. Amsterdan: Veen; 319 p. c1991

August in my father's house. In: The Granta book of the family. New York: Granta Books; p. 135-48. c1995

The last great liberal. Times Higher Education Supplement. no. 1357:22ff June 11, 1998

Nation-building lite. New York Times Magazine. 151:26ff July 28, 2002

Introduction. In: International perspectives on the Yugoslav conflict / edited by Alex Danchev ... [et al.]. New York: St. Martin's Press; [xix, 212 str.] 1996

A just measure of pain: the penitentiary in the Industrial Revolution, 1750-1850. Harmondsworth, England: Penguin; xiii, 257 p. 1989, c1978

Is nothing sacred? The ethics of television. Daedalus. 114 (4):57-78 Fall 1985

La liberté d'être humain : essai sur le désir et le besoin; traduit de l'anglais par Maud Sissung. Paris: Éditions La Découverte; 139 p. 1986

Det virtuella kriget: Kosovo och därefter; översättning Kent Lindkvist. Göteborg: Daidalos; 188 p. 2001

Isaiah Berlin: a life. Toronto: Viking; 356 p. 1998

Die Zivilisierung des Krieges: ethnische Konflikte, Menschenrechte, Medien; aus dem Englischen von Michael Benthack. Hamburg: Rotbuch Verlag; 242 p. 2000

How can past sins be absolved?. World Press Review. 44 (2):6ff Feb. 1997

Introduction. In: Taking risks: literary journalism from the edge / Barbara Moon and Don Obe. Banff, Alta: Banff Centre Press; [319 p.] 1998

Nineteen nineteen; with an afterword by John Berger. London; Boston: Faber and Faber; 96 p. 1985

Fire and ashes : success and failure in politics. Toronto: Random House Canada; 2013

To be realists and demand the impossible: balancing foreign and domestic policy. Policy Options = Options politiques. 26 (7):5-7 Sept. 2005

Modernity and its discontents / [contributors] Saul Bellow, Michael Ignatieff ... [et al.]; edited by Bill Bourne, Udi Eichler and David Herman. Nottingham, England: Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Spokesman in association with the Hobo Press; 119 p. 1987

Charlie Johnson in the flames. London: Chatto & Windus; 150 p. 2003

Isaiah Berlin: ein Leben; Aus dem Englischen übertragen von Michael Müller. München: C. Bertelsmann; 441 p. c2000

Those were the days. New Statesman & Society. 6 (247):35ff Apr. 9, 1993

Blood & belonging: journeys into the new nationalism. London: BBC Books : Chatto & Windus : Penguin; 201 p. 1993

The duty to rescue. New republic. p.41-3 Sept. 24, 2008

Virtueller Krieg: Kosovo und die Folgen; aus dem Englischen von Angelika Hildebrandt. Hamburg: Rotbuch; 230 p. c2001

The longest shadow (Pierre Trudeau broke a three-year silence to denounce the Meech Lake agreement). Saturday Night. 102 (10):25 Oct. 1987

John Millar and individualism. In: Wealth and virtue: the shaping of political economy in the Scottish enlightenment / edited by Istvan Hont and Michael Ignatieff. Cambridge, England; New York: Cambridge University Press; [viii, 371 p.] 1983

The lesser evil: political ethics in an age of terror. In: The 2003 Whelen lecture featuring Michael Ignatieff prepared by the University of Saskatchewan, Extension Division. Saskatoon, Sask.: University of Saskatchewan; [26 p.] c2004

Empire lite: nation-building in Bosnia, Kosovo and Afghanistan. Toronto: Penguin Canada; viii, 134 p. 2003

Zionism at 100: a symposium. New Republic. 217 (10/11):12-24 Sept. 8/15, 1997

A just measure of pain: penitentiaries in the Industrial Revolution in England, 1750-1810. Thesis (Ph.D.) -- Harvard University; 341 p. 1976

The reluctant imperialist. New York Times Magazine. 149:42ff Aug. 6, 2000

When a bridge is not a bridge. New York Times Magazine. 152:56 Oct. 27, 2002

Krigarens heder: etniska krig och det moderna samvetet ; översättning från engelskan, Åsa Lindén. Göteborg: Daidalos; 203 p. 1999

La doctrine militaire américaine, nouvelle version. Esprit. 5:110-24 mai 2001

The rights revolution. Toronto: House of Anansi Press; xi, 170 p. 2000

Sprickor i vävnaden; översättning Nils A. Bengtsson. Stockholm: Brombergs; 221 p. 1994

Lemkin's Word: the danger of a world without enemies. The New Republic. 224 (9):25-8 Feb. 26, 2001

Crime and punishment. Time (Canadian edition). 154 (10):24 Sept. 6, 1999

The lesser evil: political ethics in an age of terror. Toronto: Penguin Canada; xii, 212 p. 2004

L'éthique et la nouvelle guerre. Revue militaire canadienne. 2:5-10 hiver 2001/2002

The election and America's future. New York Review of Books. 51 (17):11-12 Nov. 1, 2004

The future of public broadcasting in Canada. [Toronto]: Master and Fellows of Massey College; 43 p. 1995

The liberal imagination: a defence. Literary Review of Canada. 7 (1):28 Jan./Feb. 1998

Getting Iraq wrong. New York Times Magazine [serial online]. p. 26ff Aug. 5, 2007

The seductiveness of moral disgust. Social Research. 71 (3):549-68 Fall 2004

The highway of brotherhood and unity. Granta. no. 45 Fall 1993

Nationalism and the narcissism of minor differences. [S.l.]: Pavis Centre for Sociological and Social Anthropological Studies; 1994

The school of hard knocks: now that the war is over, it's time to ponder its lessons, good and bad. Time (Canadian edition). 153 (24):16 June 21, 1999

Asja: roman. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp; 2005

Asja: roman; aus dem Englischen von Werner Schmitz. Frankfurt am Main: Insel; 387 p. 1993, c1992

Blood and belonging: journeys into the new nationalism. Toronto: Penguin Books; 263 p. 1994, c1993

The warrior's honor: ethnic war and the modern conscience. Toronto: Penguin Books; ix, 207 p. 1999, c1998

The Russian album. Markham, Ont.: Penguin Books Canada; 191 p. 1987

Scar tissue. Toronto: Viking; 199 p. 1993

Charlie Johnson in den flammen: roman; aus dem Englischen von Werner Löcher-Lawrence. München: C. Bertelsmann; 191 p. c2004

Requiem pour Charlie Johnson. Paris: Stock; 194 p. 2005

On civil society. Why Eastern Europe's revolutions could succeed. Foreign Affairs. 74 (2):128-36 Mar./Apr. 1995

Sticks and carrots. Time (Europe). 155 (9):64 June 30, 2000

Droits de l'homme : la crise de la cinquantaine. Esprit. 255/256:6-23 août/sept. 1999

The year of living dangerously. New York Times Magazine. 153:13-18 Mar. 14, 2004

The burden. New York Times Magazine. 152:22 Jan. 5, 2003

Law and politics in the Canadian constitutional tradition. Supreme court law review. 29:29-37 Summer 2005

El nuevo imperio americano: la reconstrucción nacional en Bosnia, Kosovo y Afganistán; [traducción de Francisco Beltrán Adell]. Barcelona: Paidós; 120 p. c2003

Album russo: una saga familiare tra rivoluzione, guerra civile ed esilio. Bologna: Mulino; [1993]

Virtuelni rat; sengelskog prevela Vanja Savic. Beograd: B92; 162 p. 2001

From Dayton to Kosovo. Time (Canadian edition). 153 (4):29 Feb. 1, 1999

August in my father's house. Granta. no. 14 Winter 1984

Le origini del penitenziario: sistema carcerario e rivoluzione industriale inglese, 1750-1850; traduzione di Gian Paolo Garavaglia. Milano: Mondadori; 1982

Europe's utter failure. World Press Review. 43 (2):12 Feb. 1996

Blood sisters. New York Times Magazine. 150:74 Sept. 9, 2001

The Russian album. New York: Picador; 211 p. 2001

TV and the ethics of victimhood. Harper's Magazine. 272 (1629):14 Feb. 1986

Understanding fascism?. In: Isaiah Berlin: a celebration / edited by Edna Ullmann-Margalit and Avishai Margalit. Chicago, Ill.; London: University of Chicago Press; [230 p.] 2001

Human rights as politics and idolatry; edited and introduced by Amy Gutmann. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press; xxviii, 187 p. 2001

The dream of Albanians. New Yorker. 74 (41):34ff Jan. 11, 1999

The war of words: a dialogue on interpretation: letters. In: Crosscurrents: contemporary political issues / edited by Mark Charlton and Paul Barker. Toronto: Thomson Nelson; p. 482-491 2002

The trials of Louise Arbour. Saturday Night. 114 (8):42ff Oct. 1999

Ghosts that walk the black soil. Reader's Digest (Canadian). 137 (822):101 Oct. 1990

Asya; traduzione di Ennio Valentino. Milano: Mondadori; c1992

The temptations of nihilism. New England Review. 25 (1/2):54-74 Winter/Spring 2004

Isaiah Berlin: a life. New York: H. Holt; 356 p. 1999

Articles of faith. Index on Censorship. 25 (5):110-22 Sept./Oct. 1996

Die Politik der Menschenrechte; aus dem Englischen übersetzt von Ilse Utz. Hamburg: Europaïsche Verlagsanstalt; 120 p. 2002

Ethics and the new war. Queen's Quarterly. 108 (4):489ff Winter 2001

L'album russe; traduit de l'anglais par Gérard Boulad. [Nouv. éd.] Montréal: Boréal; 375 p. 2006

Iranian Lessons. New York Times Magazine. 154:46ff July 17, 2005

Charlie Johnson in the flames. Toronto: Penguin Canada; 158 p. 2004, c2003

Wealth and virtue: the shaping of political economy in the Scottish enlightenment. Cambridge, England; New York: Cambridge University Press; vii, 371 p. 1983

Digging up the dead. New Yorker. 73 (34):84 Nov. 10, 1997

Freedom and Armageddon. How can democracies defend against nuclear terror?. Internationale Politik. 60 (11):52-62 Nov. 2005

Intervention and State failure. Dissent. 49 (1):115-23 Winter 2002

I am Iraq. New York Times Magazine. 152:13 Mar. 23, 2003

Belonging in the past. Prospect Magazine. no. 13 Nov. 1996

Raising our game in Canada-China relations. Policy options. 31 (8):6 Sept. 2010

Una ragionevole apologia dei diritti umani. Milano: Feltrinelli; 2003

Citizenship and moral narcissism. Political Quarterly. 60 (1):63 Jan. 1989

Balkan physics. New Yorker. 75 (10):68 May 10, 1999

What did the C.I.A. do to his father?. New York Times Magazine. 150:56ff Apr. 1, 2001

Who are Americans to think that freedom is theirs to spread?. New York Times Magazine. 154:42-7 June 26, 2005

Beyond the grave. New Republic. 219 (6):13-14 Aug. 10, 1998

Reflections on a changed world. Queen's Quarterly. 108 (3):384-94 Fall 2001

Less race, please. Prospect Magazine. no. 40 Apr. 1999

Gut wrenching. Prospect Magazine. no. 36 Dec. 1998

Das kleinere übel: politische moral in einem zeitalter des terrors. Hamburg; Berlin: Philo; 2005

A cosmopolitan among the true believers. Harper's Magazine. 288 (1726):17 Mar. 1994

Arbour's wake-up call: her indictment of Milosevic for war crimes brings an end to many fantasies. Time (Canadian edition). 153 (22):24 June 7, 1999

The challenges of American imperial power. Naval War College Review. 56 (2):53-63 Spring 2003

Deficits. Granta. no. 27 Summer 1989

On Rumors: How Falsehoods Spread, Why We Believe Them, What Can Be Done. Foreign Affairs. 89 (6):[200] November/December 2010

Introduction. In: Moments of reprieve; translated from the Italian by Ruth Feldman / Primo Levi. London: Penguin; [172 p.] 2002

Mirage in the desert. New York Times Magazine. 153:13-16 June 27, 2004

Scar tissue. Toronto: Penguin Canada; 198 p. 2006, c1993

Ethics and the new war. Canadian military journal. 2:5-10 Winter 2001/2002

American exceptionalism and human rights. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press; vi, 353 p. 2005

Isaiah Berlin: a life. Toronto: Penguin Books; 356 p. 2000, c1998

The rights revolution. 2nd ed. [with a new preface] Toronto: House of Anansi Press; xii, 170 p. 2007

Human rights, power and the state. In: Making states work: state failure and the crisis of governance / edited by Simon Chesterman, Michael Ignatieff, and Ramesh Thakur. Tokyo; New York: United Nations University Press; p. 59-78. 2004

L'honneur du guerrier : guerre ethnique et conscience moderne; traduit de l'anglais par Jude Des Chênes. [Sainte-Foy, Qc]: Presses de l'Université Laval; xiii, 210 p. 2000

If torture works. Prospect Magazine. no. 121 Apr. 2006

No exceptions?. Legal Affairs. [5 p.] May/June 2002

The uncommitted. New York Times Magazine. 154:15-18 Jan. 30, 2005

Asja: roman; aus dem Englischen von Werner Schmitz. München: Goldmann; 376 p. 2002, c1992

The needs of strangers. New York: Penguin Books; 156 p. 1986, c1984

Human rights, the laws of war, and terrorism. Social Research. 69 (4):1137-58 Winter 2002

Power in the service of morality abroad. U.S. News & World Report. 121 (20):69ff Nov. 18, 1996

Love's progress. Harper's Magazine. 277 (1659):19ff Aug. 1988

The lesser evil. Prospect Magazine. no. 28 Mar. 1998

Family album. Queen's quarterly. 100(1):121-38 Spring 1993

Empire lite. Prospect Magazine. no. 83 Feb. 2003

Turia. Granta. no. 30 Spring 1990

Isaiah Berlin: su vida; traducción de Eva Rodríguez Halffter. Madrid: Taurus; 478 p. 1999

Asja: roman; aus dem Englischen von Werner Schmitz. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp; 387 p. 1997, c1992

Berlin in autumn: the philosopher in old age. Berkeley, CA: Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities; vi, 54 p. 1999

Asya: a novel. Toronto: Viking; 309 p. 1991

Preface. In: Martyrs, traitors and patriots: Kurdistan after the Gulf War / Sheri Laizer. London; New Jersey: Zed Books Ltd; p. [ix]-x. 1996

Die Lichter auf der Brücke eines sinkenden Schiffs. München: Goldmann; 2002

Think big: shape the world. Policy options. 31:6-8 May 2010

Stronger than we feel. Queen's Quarterly. 106 (1):34-41 Spring 1999

Die Lichter auf der Brücke eines sinkenden Schiffs: Geschichte einer Familie; aus dem. 1. Aufl. Frankfurt am Main: Insel; 235 p. 1994

Préface. In : Dans l'ombre de Tito : entretiens avec le général Vladimir Velebit / propos recueillis par Jean-François Berger. Genève: Slatkine [etc.]; [182 p.] 2000

We are not the world - how to try Milosevic. The New Republic. 225 (7):14-15 Aug. 13, 2001

Introduction: American exceptionalism and human rights. In: American exceptionalism and human rights / [edited by] Michael Ignatieff. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press; p. 1-28(?) c2005

Los derechos humanos como política e idolatría; introducción de Amy Gutmann; [traducción de Francisco Beltrán Adell]. Barcelona: Paidós; 191 p. c2003

Essay. In: For most of it I have no words: [genocide, landscape, memory] / photographs by Simon Norfolk; essay by Michael Ignatieff. Stockport, England: Dewi Lewis; [1 v. (unpaged)] c1998

Alone with the secretary-general. New Yorker. 71 (24):33ff Aug. 8, 1995

L'album russe; traduit de l'anglais par Gérard Boulad. [Montréal]: Boréal; 347 p. 1990

The lesser evil: political ethics in an age of terror. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press; xii, 212 p. 2005, c2004

Empire lite: die amerikanische Mission und die Grenzen der Macht; aus dem Amerikanischen übersetzt von Christiana Goldmann. Hamburg: Europaïsche Verlagsanstalt; 113 p. 2003

Democratic providentialism. New York Times Magazine. 154:29-34 Dec. 12, 2004

What we think of America. Granta. no. 77:47-50 Spring 2002

Isaiah Berlin = Bolin zhuan; Meng Yan Li yi. Beijing: Yi lin chu ban she; 409 p. 2001

A post-modern war. Time (Canadian edition). 153 (14):40 Apr. 12, 1999

The needs of strangers. New York: Picador USA; 156 p. 2001

Sanal Savas. Istanbul: Everest Yayinlari; c2000

Russisch familiealbum. Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Maarten Muntinga; [s.d]

Empire lite. ??: Penguin; 208 p. 2003

Identity parades. Prospect Magazine. no. 29 Apr. 1999

True patriot love: four generations in search of Canada. Toronto: Viking Canada; 211 p. 2009

Blood and belonging: journeys into the new nationalism. London: Vintage; 201 p. 1994

Kaboul-Sarajevo : les nouvelles frontières de l'empire; traduit de l'américain par Richard Robert. Paris: République des Idées, Seuil; 95 p. c2002

The decline and fall of the public intellectual. Queen's Quarterly. 104 (3):394 Fall 1997

Battling for the soul of Russia. Utne Reader. no. 57:86 May/June 1993

Het minste kwaad. Amsterdam: Cossee; 2004

The Russian album. Toronto: Penguin Group Canada; 224 p. 2009

Reis naar het ongerijmde. Amsterdam: Contact; 199 p. 1994

Asya : roman; traduit de l'anglais par Barbara Nasaroff. Paris: Albin Michel; 332 p. c1992

Village en Ukraine: en pelerinage en URSS, in Canadien revoit le berceau de sa famille. Sélection du Reader's digest. 88 (524):31-3 Feb. 1991

Isiga Sarilmak. Istanbul: Everest Yayinlari; 2001

Asya. Istanbul: Everest Yayinlari; 2001

A just measure of pain: the penitentiary in the Industrial Revolution, 1750-1850. New York: Pantheon Books; xiii, 257 p. c1978

Charlie Johnson in the flames. New York: Grove Press; 179 p. c2003

The terrorist as auteur. New York Times Magazine. 154:50-8 Nov. 14, 2004

Suburbia's revenge. New Republic. 206 (18):10-11 Apr. 5, 1992

Where are they now?. Prospect Magazine. no. 22 Aug. 1997

Nationalism and the narcissism of minor differences. Queen's Quarterly. 102 (1):13-25 Spring 1995

Challenges for the future. Canadian Bar Review. 80:209-14 Mar./June 2001

Broadcasting in the information age: the role of the public sector. Cinema Canada. no. 164:10 June 1989

De republick der letteren: toen en thans. [Amsterdam?]: Anthos; 61 p. 1991

Nizu obu sutorenjazu; Soeya Yasuyuki, Kanada Koichi, yaku. Tokyo: Fukosha; 263, iv p. 1999

The seductiveness of moral disgust. Social Research. 62 (1):77-97 Spring 1995

Just say 'no': Canadian political leaders should have the courage to stand up to the U.S. Maclean's. 117 (49):46-7 Dec. 6, 2004

What makes a good dad? Some famous children share their thoughts. Reader's Digest (Canadian). 158 (950):64 June 2001

An interview with Bruce Chatwin. Granta. no. 21 Spring 1987

La révolution des droits; traduction, Jean Paré. Montréal: Boréal; 141 p. 2001

Wovon lebt der Mensch: was es heisst, auf menschliche Weise in Gesellschaft zu leben aus dem Englischen von Hans Jörg Friedrich. [Germany]: Rotbuch; 170 p. c1993

Citizenship and moral narcissism. [Toronto]: University of Toronto, Faculty of Law; 12 p. [1989]

The needs of strangers. New York: Viking; 156 p. 1985, c1984

The needs of strangers. London: Chatto & Windus; 156 p. 1984

First loves. New Yorker. 74 (29):60 (16 pgs) 09/28/1998

Guerra virtual: más allá de Kosovo [traducción de Francisco Beltrán Adell]. Barcelona: Paidós,; 195 p. c2003

Understanding fascism?. In: Isaiah Berlin: a celebration / edited by Edna Ullmann-Margalit and Avishai Margalit. Chicago, Ill.: University of Chicago Press; [229 p.] 1991

Canada in the age of terror - multilateralism meets a moment of truth. In: Independence in an age of empire: assessing unilateralism and multilateralism / [edited by] Graham F. Walker. Halifax, N.S.: Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, Dalhousie; p. 31-40. 2004

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