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British Multiculturalism and the Politics of Representation

British Multiculturalism and the Politics of Representation

Lasse Thomassen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474422659
eISBN:
9781474435284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422659.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

What is the connection between inclusion, exclusion and identity? This book argues that the politics of inclusion and identity should be studied as struggles over the representations of the ... More

Human Rights and Community-led DevelopmentLessons from Tostan

Human Rights and Community-led Development: Lessons from Tostan

Ben Cislaghi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419796
eISBN:
9781474445139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419796.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How can we best empower people living in the most economically disadvantaged areas of the world to improve their lives in ways that matter to them? This book investigates work of the NGO Tostan as a ... More

The Pilgrims Society and Public Diplomacy, 1895-1945

The Pilgrims Society and Public Diplomacy, 1895-1945

Stephen Bowman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474417815
eISBN:
9781474445184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417815.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the role of the elite Pilgrims Society in Anglo-American relations during the first half of the twentieth century. The Pilgrims Society was a dining club founded in London and New ... More

The Politics of Repressed GuiltThe Tragedy of Austrian Silence

The Politics of Repressed Guilt: The Tragedy of Austrian Silence

Claudia Leeb

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474413244
eISBN:
9781474445177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413244.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Through a critical appropriation of Hannah Arendt, and a more sympathetic engagement with Theodor W. Adorno and psychoanalysis, this book develops a new theoretical approach to understanding ... More

The Politics of Slavery

The Politics of Slavery

Laura Brace

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401142
eISBN:
9781474445122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401142.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book asks what it means to describe someone as a slave and explores the political dimensions of that question. It argues against the search for a transhistorical and timeless definition of ... More

Popular Politics and Political CultureUrban Scotland, 1918-1939

Popular Politics and Political Culture: Urban Scotland, 1918-1939

Malcolm Petrie

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474425612
eISBN:
9781474445214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425612.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The years between 1918 and 1939, witnessing as they did the unprecedented extension of the franchise, the decline of the Liberal Party, and the emergence of Labour as a party of government, are ... More

Reframing 1968American Politics, Protest and Identity

Reframing 1968: American Politics, Protest and Identity

Martin Halliwell and Nick Witham (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748698936
eISBN:
9781474445160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698936.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In 1968 a series of local, national and global upheavals coalesced to produce some of the most consequential protest movements in the history of the United States. By examining the impact of 1968 on ... More

Russia Before and After CrimeaNationalism and Identity, 2010-17

Russia Before and After Crimea: Nationalism and Identity, 2010-17

Pål Kolstø and Helge Blakkisrud (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474433853
eISBN:
9781474445207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433853.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Explores the momentous changes that have taken place in the Russian national identity discourse since Putin’s return to the presidency Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014 marked a watershed in ... More

Shame

Shame

Bogdan Popa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419826
eISBN:
9781474435222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419826.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Shame has often been considered a threat to democratic politics, and was utilized to degrade and debase sex radicals and political marginals. But when and why have certain forms of shame have been ... More

Sinn Féin and the IRAFrom Revolution to Moderation

Sinn Féin and the IRA: From Revolution to Moderation

Mathew Whiting

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474420549
eISBN:
9781474445146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420549.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

When Sinn Féin and the IRA emerged in Northern Ireland in 1969 they used a combination of revolutionary politics and violence to an effort to overthrow British rule. Today, the IRA is in a state of ... More

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