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Revolution or Evolution? The 2007 Scottish Elections

Revolution or Evolution? The 2007 Scottish Elections

John Curtice and David McCrone

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638994
eISBN:
9780748652891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638994.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Scottish parliamentary and local elections of 2007 were significant for two key reasons: the SNP was brought to power for the first time in its history, posing a fundamental challenge to the ... More

The Scottish Labour PartyHistory, Institutions and Ideas

The Scottish Labour Party: History, Institutions and Ideas

Gerry Hassan (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617845
eISBN:
9780748672097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617845.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Scottish Labour has been the dominant political party in Scotland for over 40 years. This book considers the contemporary party, analysing it in the context of Scottish politics, Scotland, and the ... More

Space, Politics and Aesthetics

Space, Politics and Aesthetics

Mustafa Dikeç

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748685974
eISBN:
9781474412490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685974.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores the spatial and aesthetic dimensions of politics. Focusing on the works of Hannah Arendt, Jean-Luc Nancy, and Jacques Rancière, it shows the aesthetic premises that underlie their ... More

Towards a Deliberative and Associational Democracy

Towards a Deliberative and Associational Democracy

Stephen Elstub

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627394
eISBN:
9780748652716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627394.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In an era where citizens of liberal democracies are becoming increasingly disillusioned, dissatisfied and disenfranchised by the dominant political institutions and decision-making processes in these ... More

The Transition Towards Revolution and ReformThe Arab Spring Realised?

The Transition Towards Revolution and Reform: The Arab Spring Realised?

Sonia L. Alianak

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748692712
eISBN:
9781474406079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692712.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This book asks why some Arab Spring uprisings led to reforms and others to revolutions. The Arab Spring created attempts to transition towards democracy by the peoples of Tunisia, Egypt, Morocco and ... More

Twentieth-Century German Political Thought

Twentieth-Century German Political Thought

Peter M. R. Stirk

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622900
eISBN:
9780748652730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622900.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Germany, as Europe's most powerful state, has a political significance that underlines the importance of twentieth-century German political thought. Yet this tradition has been poorly represented in ... More

The United States and Iraq since 1979Hegemony, Oil and War

The United States and Iraq since 1979: Hegemony, Oil and War

Steven Hurst

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627677
eISBN:
9780748672103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627677.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines American policy toward Iraq between 1979 and 2009. In that period American policy evolved through a series of stages: Initially, the Iranian Revolution and fear of an Iranian ... More

War Aims in the Second World WarThe War Aims of the Key Belligerents 1939-1945

War Aims in the Second World War: The War Aims of the Key Belligerents 1939-1945

Victor Rothwell

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615025
eISBN:
9780748651283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615025.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the first study of the aims that motivated the major powers – the United States, the Soviet Union, Great Britain, Germany, and Japan – to fight in the Second World War. The book shows how ... More

War Power, Police Power

War Power, Police Power

Mark Neocleous

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748692361
eISBN:
9780748697205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692361.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is a critical exploration of the ways in which the war power and the police power are intertwined in the form of state violence and exercised in the fabrication of order. It is not a book ... More

Wittgenstein and Political TheoryThe View from Somewhere

Wittgenstein and Political Theory: The View from Somewhere

Christopher C. Robinson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639144
eISBN:
9780748652839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639144.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Ludwig Wittgenstein was arguably the most important philosopher of the twentieth century. Although his writings have influenced a range of philosophical and cultural movements, this effect was not ... More

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