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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

Has Devolution Delivered?

Has Devolution Delivered?

Catherine Bromley and John Curtice (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622467
eISBN:
9780748672028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622467.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

One of the key aims of devolution in Scotland was to change the way people felt about their country and the way they were governed. This book draws on a range of Scottish Election Studies and ... More

Health Inequalities and Global Justice

Health Inequalities and Global Justice

Patti Tamara Lenard and Christine Straehle (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748646920
eISBN:
9780748676682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646920.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This volume focuses on the moral dilemmas posed by health inequalities across borders, and examines to what extent inequalities in health pose problems for those concerned with global justice. The ... 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

A History of Military Occupation from 1792 to 1914

A History of Military Occupation from 1792 to 1914

Peter M. R. Stirk

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748675999
eISBN:
9781474418676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675999.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This is the first comprehensive comparative historical survey of military occupation from 1792 to 1914. Then as now military occupation engendered great passion, testing loyalty to community, ... More

Human Rights from CommunityA Rights-Based Approach to Development

Human Rights from Community: A Rights-Based Approach to Development

Oche Onazi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748654673
eISBN:
9780748693870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748654673.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Despite its predominance, human rights discourse, for all its claims and potential to challenge deep-rooted injustice, continues to develop without significant reference to community. It is therefore ... More

Human TraffickingThe Complexities of Exploitation

Human Trafficking: The Complexities of Exploitation

Margaret Malloch and Paul Rigby (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474401128
eISBN:
9781474418683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401128.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

‘Human Trafficking’ is a term that does little to convey the myriad acts that underpin the exploitation of men, women and children across the world. Despite legislative developments and the ... More

Humanitarian Intervention and the United Nations

Humanitarian Intervention and the United Nations

Norrie MacQueen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748636969
eISBN:
9780748672035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636969.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the United Nations' track record of military action, from Cold War ‘brushfire’ peacekeeping to the fractured globalisation of the contemporary world. The book assesses armed ... More

Immigration Justice

Immigration Justice

Peter Higgins

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748670260
eISBN:
9780748695126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670260.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

By what moral standards must nation-states select immigration policies? A central contention of Immigration Justice is that the justice of an immigration policy can be ascertained only through ... More

Inside the IRADissident Republicans and the War for Legitimacy

Inside the IRA: Dissident Republicans and the War for Legitimacy

Andrew Sanders

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641123
eISBN:
9780748652907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641123.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Who is the ‘real’ IRA? The Real IRA, the Continuity IRA, the Irish National Liberation Army, the Official IRA and the Provisional IRA have all assumed responsibility for the struggle for Irish ... More

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