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Political Discourse and National Identity in Scotland

Political Discourse and National Identity in Scotland

Murray Stewart Leith and Daniel P. J. Soule

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637362
eISBN:
9780748652914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637362.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book addresses issues of national identity and nationalism in Scotland from a political and linguistic perspective, comparing a variety of attitudes and opinions from the political elite to the ... More

The Political Mindor 'How to Think Differently'

The Political Mind: or 'How to Think Differently'

Kieran Laird

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623860
eISBN:
9780748652808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623860.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

What does it mean to ‘think differently’? What are the conditions under which original thought can take place and what are the obstacles to it? The ability to create thoughts is what lies at the base ... More

The Politics of Military Occupation

The Politics of Military Occupation

Peter M. R. Stirk

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636716
eISBN:
9780748652754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636716.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Military occupation is a recurrent feature of modern international politics and yet has received little attention from political scientists. This book sets out to remedy this neglect, offering: an ... More

The Politics of Postanarchism

The Politics of Postanarchism

Saul Newman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634958
eISBN:
9780748652846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634958.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

What is the relevance of anarchist thought for politics and political theory today? While many have dismissed anarchism in the past, the author of this book contends that its heretical critique of ... More

The Politics of Radical Democracy

The Politics of Radical Democracy

Adrian Little and Moya Lloyd

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633999
eISBN:
9780748652723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633999.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book addresses the idea of radical democracy and, in particular, its poststructuralist articulation. It analyses the approach to radical democracy taken by a number of contemporary theorists and ... More

Politics on the Edges of LiberalismDifference, Populism, Revolution, Agitation

Politics on the Edges of Liberalism: Difference, Populism, Revolution, Agitation

Benjamin Arditi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625116
eISBN:
9780748652778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625116.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book is an innovative exploration of ways of thinking and doing politics that challenge liberal assumptions. The author refers to a grey zone where phenomena such as difference, populism, ... More

Post-Foundational Political ThoughtPolitical Difference in Nancy, Lefort, Badiou and Laclau

Post-Foundational Political Thought: Political Difference in Nancy, Lefort, Badiou and Laclau

Oliver Marchart

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624973
eISBN:
9780748672066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624973.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book, a wide-ranging overview of the emergence of post-foundationalism and a survey of the work of its key contemporary exponents, presents the first systematic coverage of the conceptual ... More

Post-Marxism Versus Cultural StudiesTheory, Politics and Intervention

Post-Marxism Versus Cultural Studies: Theory, Politics and Intervention

Paul Bowman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748617623
eISBN:
9780748652785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617623.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book is an exploration of the ethical and political significance of Cultural Studies and Post-Marxist discourse theory, arguing that although Cultural Studies and Post-Marxism tend to present ... More

The Post-Political and Its DiscontentsSpaces of Depoliticization, Spectres of Radical Politics

The Post-Political and Its Discontents: Spaces of Depoliticization, Spectres of Radical Politics

Japhy Wilson and Erik Swyngedouw (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748682973
eISBN:
9781474406475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682973.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Our age is celebrated as the triumph of liberal democracy. Old ideological battles have been decisively resolved in favour of freedom and the market. We are told that we have moved ‘beyond left and ... More

Post-War Planning on the PeripheryAnglo-American Economic Diplomacy in South America, 1939–1945

Post-War Planning on the Periphery: Anglo-American Economic Diplomacy in South America, 1939–1945

Thomas C. Mills

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748643882
eISBN:
9780748676699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643882.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The dominant theme of Anglo-American economic diplomacy during the Second World War was an attempt by the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration to promote a multilateral system, based on equality of ... More

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