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Ambiguous Citizenship in an Age of Global Migration

Ambiguous Citizenship in an Age of Global Migration

Aoileann Ní Mhurchú

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748692774
eISBN:
9781474406499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692774.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Citizenship is widely understood in binary statist terms: inclusion/exclusion, past/present, particularism/universalism, with the emphasis on how globalisation brings such binaries into sharp focus ... More

The Biopolitics of StalinismIdeology and Life in Soviet Socialism

The Biopolitics of Stalinism: Ideology and Life in Soviet Socialism

Sergei Prozorov

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474410526
eISBN:
9781474418744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410526.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Biopolitics of Stalinism is the first book to investigate Soviet socialism from a biopolitical perspective. While canonical theories of biopolitics of Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben and Roberto ... More

C. B. Macpherson and the Problem of Liberal Democracy

C. B. Macpherson and the Problem of Liberal Democracy

Jules Townshend

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781853312137
eISBN:
9780748671953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781853312137.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This sympathetic restatement of C. B. Macpherson's ideas provides an overview of Macpherson's theory of possessive individualism and critique of liberal democracy. The book suggests that criticism of ... More

Citizenship in Contemporary Europe

Citizenship in Contemporary Europe

Michael Lister and Emily Pia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633418
eISBN:
9780748671977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633418.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book seeks to analyse the impact of globalisation, European integration, mass migration, changing patterns of political participation and welfare state provision upon citizenship in Europe. ... More

Cultural Identity and Political Ethics

Cultural Identity and Political Ethics

Paul Gilbert

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623877
eISBN:
9780748671991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623877.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book is a reflection upon a contemporary world in which people's identities are increasingly invoked in support of political claims which often lead to acrimony and violence. It asks what ... More

Evil in Contemporary Political Theory

Evil in Contemporary Political Theory

Bruce Haddock and Peri Roberts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641963
eISBN:
9780748652860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641963.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

What role should the idea of evil have in contemporary moral and social thought? The concept of ‘evil’ has long been a key idea in moral discourse. Now, the contributors to this book make a start on ... More

Gillian RoseA Good Enough Justice

Gillian Rose: A Good Enough Justice

Kate Schick

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748639847
eISBN:
9780748676675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639847.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Gillian Rose draws on idiosyncratic readings of thinkers such as Hegel, Adorno and Kierkegaard to underpin her philosophy, negotiating the ‘broken middle’ between particular and universal. While of ... More

Grounding CosmopolitanismFrom Kant to the Idea of a Cosmopolitan Constitution

Grounding Cosmopolitanism: From Kant to the Idea of a Cosmopolitan Constitution

Garrett Wallace Brown

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638819
eISBN:
9780748652822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638819.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores Kant's cosmopolitanism and the normative requirements consistent with a Kantian-based cosmopolitan constitution. Topics such as cosmopolitan law, cosmopolitan right, the laws of ... More

Hannah Arendt and Political TheoryChallenging the Tradition

Hannah Arendt and Political Theory: Challenging the Tradition

Steve Buckler

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639021
eISBN:
9780748652853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639021.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Hannah Arendt's work has been noted for its unorthodox and eclectic style. This book aims to show that her unusual approach in fact reflects a consistent and distinctive conception of, and way of ... More

History and EventFrom Marxism to Contemporary French Theory

History and Event: From Marxism to Contemporary French Theory

Nathan Coombs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748698998
eISBN:
9781474416047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698998.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book challenges the use of the terms 'history' and 'event' to register the shift from historical necessity in Marxism to contingent events in contemporary philosophy. It argues both classical ... More

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