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Digital Resistance in the Middle EastNew Media Activism in Everyday Life

Digital Resistance in the Middle East: New Media Activism in Everyday Life

Deborah L. Wheeler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474422550
eISBN:
9781474435048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422550.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This book argues that Internet diffusion and use in the Middle East enables meaningful micro-changes in citizens’ lives, even in states where no Arab Spring revolution occurred. Using ethnographic ... More

American Grand Strategy under ObamaCompeting Discourses

American Grand Strategy under Obama: Competing Discourses

Georg Löfflmann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474419765
eISBN:
9781474435192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419765.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The book explores the breakdown of the elite consensus on America's role in the world. By emphasising military restraint and 'leading from behind' President Obama challenged the Washington foreign ... More

The Arab World and Western IntelligenceAnalysing the Middle East, 1956-1981

The Arab World and Western Intelligence: Analysing the Middle East, 1956-1981

Dina Rezk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698912
eISBN:
9781474435253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698912.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book addresses a critical question embedded within a heated debate about the ‘failure’ of American intelligence in a post 9/11 age: have Western experts in some fundamental way failed to ... More

Immanence and MicropoliticsSartre, Merleau-Ponty, Foucault, Deleuze

Immanence and Micropolitics: Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, Foucault, Deleuze

Christian Gilliam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474417884
eISBN:
9781474435178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417884.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Christian Gilliam argues that a philosophy of ‘pure’ immanence is integral to the development of an alternative understanding of ‘the political’; one that re-orients our understanding of the self ... More

A Wealthier, Fairer ScotlandThe Political Economy of Constitutional Change

A Wealthier, Fairer Scotland: The Political Economy of Constitutional Change

Michael Keating (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474416429
eISBN:
9781474435185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416429.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The ambition of the Scottish Government is to create a wealthier and fairer nation. There is evidence that economic growth and social inclusion are not conflicting aims but are complementary. ... More

Debating Foreign Policy in the RenaissanceSpeeches on War and Peace by Francesco Guicciardini

Debating Foreign Policy in the Renaissance: Speeches on War and Peace by Francesco Guicciardini

Marco Cesa (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474415040
eISBN:
9781474430937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415040.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book includes a collection of debates on foreign policy from the works of Guicciardini, freshly translated with new commentary. This book brings together eleven pairs of opposing speeches on ... More

Jimmy Carter and the Anglo-American 'Special Relationship'

Jimmy Carter and the Anglo-American 'Special Relationship'

Thomas K. Robb

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474407014
eISBN:
9781474430944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407014.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This books draws on a wealth of recently declassified documents to reveal that relations between Britain and the United States were riven by far more antagonism than is generally believed. Jimmy ... More

Just EnoughSufficiency As a Demand of Justice

Just Enough: Sufficiency As a Demand of Justice

Liam Shields

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748691869
eISBN:
9781474427029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691869.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Whether people in some society are able to secure enough food, healthcare or education seems to be an important way of assessing that society. However, as a philosophical ideal sufficiency faces many ... More

International Development and Human AidPrinciples, Norms and Institutions for the Global Sphere

International Development and Human Aid: Principles, Norms and Institutions for the Global Sphere

Paulo Barcelos and Gabriele De Angelis (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414470
eISBN:
9781474427005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414470.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Are global standards of aid, assistance and redistribution achievable in practice? The eight chapters within this book assess fields including humanitarian and development aid, the slave trade, ... More

Scotland's Referendum and the MediaNational and International Perspectives

Scotland's Referendum and the Media: National and International Perspectives

Neil Blain, David Hutchison, and Gerry Hassan (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696581
eISBN:
9781474418829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696581.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

On 18 September 2014, a referendum took place in Scotland to determine the question of Scottish independence. Soon after, the independence issue recurred strongly as a topic in the UK general ... More

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