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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

The Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Morality of Terrorism

The Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Morality of Terrorism

Timothy Shanahan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635290
eISBN:
9780748652884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635290.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Is terrorism ever morally justified? How should historical and cultural factors be taken into account in judging the morality of terrorist acts? What are the ethical limits of state ... More

Republican DemocracyLiberty, Law and Politics

Republican Democracy: Liberty, Law and Politics

Andreas Niederberger and Philipp Schink (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748643066
eISBN:
9780748689255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643066.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book directly engages with the relationship and differences between the key strands in contemporary republican political theory. It brings together leading international scholars representing ... More

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 Rise of DemocracyRevolution, War and Transformations in International Politics Since 1776

The Rise of Democracy: Revolution, War and Transformations in International Politics Since 1776

Christopher Hobson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748692811
eISBN:
9781474416184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692811.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Little over 200 years ago, a quarter of a century of warfare with an ‘outlaw state’ brought the great powers of Europe to their knees. That state was the revolutionary democracy of France. In 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

Solidarity Across DividesPromoting the Moral Point of View

Solidarity Across Divides: Promoting the Moral Point of View

George Vasilev

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748697304
eISBN:
9781474416153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697304.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book addresses the conceptual and practical challenges surrounding the promotion of solidarity in divided societies. It brings together the normative insights of political theory and the ... More

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