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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

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

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