Lawford-Smith, Holly. Gender-Critical Feminism (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022).


McCulloch, Alison. ‘What Is Gender-Critical Feminism?4W, 4th September 2022.

Lynch, Kathryn L. ‘Holly Lawford-Smith, Gender-Critical FeminismSociety, 3rd August 2022.

Kodsi, Daniel. ‘Who is feminism for?The Critic, 3rd July 2022.

Vukadinović, Vojin Saša. ‘Verteidigung des Feminismus‘, Schweizer Monat, Issue 1097, June 2022.

O’Grady, Jane. ‘Can apes prove that gender is not all ‘in the mind’?The Telegraph, 29th April 2022.


de Jong, Sjoerd. ‘Het feminisme heeft vrouwen in de steek gelaten’, NRC, 14th July 2022.

Smith, Joan. ‘The trans lobby tried to cancel my book – they don’t want people asking questions‘, The Telegraph, 13th May 2022.

Lawford-Smith, Holly. Not In Their Name: Are Citizens’ Culpable for Their States’ Actions? (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019).


Lucia Rafanelli for European Journal of Political Theory (2022) | Olle Blomberg for Journal of Moral Philosophy (2021) | Anna Stilz for Mind (2020) | Avia Pasternak for Journal of Social Ontology (2019)


An earlier version of this book won the GRIPP 2018 Annual Montreal Political Theory Manuscript Award.

Video trailers

Who’s Culpable for What The State Does? Part I: Citizens | Who’s Culpable for What The State Does? Part II: Employees & Elected Officials


Matthews, Beth. ‘Dr Holly Lawford-Smith: Are Citizens Culpable for States’ Actions?‘, 3CR Radical Philosophy, 4th May 2019.


JJ Joaquin, Philosophy & What Matters, Episode 17: Collective Agents with Holly Lawford-Smith (UniMelb), 26th October 2020.

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