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Border PoliticsThe Limits of Sovereign Power

Border Politics: The Limits of Sovereign Power

Nick Vaughan-Williams

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637324
eISBN:
9780748652747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637324.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book presents a distinctive theoretical approach to the problem of borders in the study of global politics. It turns from current debates about the presence or absence of borders between states ... More

The Concept of the State in International RelationsPhilosophy, Sovereignty and Cosmopolitanism

The Concept of the State in International Relations: Philosophy, Sovereignty and Cosmopolitanism

Peter M. R. Stirk

Robert Schuett (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693627
eISBN:
9781474408721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693627.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This volume provides a collection of essays that, between them, offer a critical reassessment of the concepts of the state and sovereignty in international relations theory. Featuring contributions ... More

Critique of Security

Critique of Security

Mark Neocleous

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633289
eISBN:
9780748671984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633289.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The contemporary political imagination and social landscape are saturated by the idea of security and thoughts of insecurity. This saturation has been accompanied by the emergence of a minor industry ... More

Debating Foreign Policy in the RenaissanceSpeeches on War and Peace by Francesco Guicciardini

Debating Foreign Policy in the Renaissance: Speeches on War and Peace by Francesco Guicciardini

Marco Cesa (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474415040
eISBN:
9781474430937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415040.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book includes a collection of debates on foreign policy from the works of Guicciardini, freshly translated with new commentary. This book brings together eleven pairs of opposing speeches on ... More

Ethics and Politics after PoststructuralismLevinas, Derrida and Nancy

Ethics and Politics after Poststructuralism: Levinas, Derrida and Nancy

Madeleine Fagan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748685134
eISBN:
9780748695119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685134.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book offers a distinctive theoretical approach to the problem of ethics and responsibility in the study of Politics and International Relations. The book asks what post-foundational accounts of ... More

The European Union and South KoreaThe Legal Framework for Strengthening Trade, Economic and Political Relations

The European Union and South Korea: The Legal Framework for Strengthening Trade, Economic and Political Relations

James Harrison (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668601
eISBN:
9780748684335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668601.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The past decade has witnessed a proliferation of bilateral and regional cooperation in all parts of the world. The European Union (EU) and South Korea have both been involved in this trend. In 2010, ... More

Governing Taiwan and TibetDemocratic Approaches

Governing Taiwan and Tibet: Democratic Approaches

Baogang He

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748699711
eISBN:
9781474416139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699711.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is devoted to a search for democratic governance of China’s national identity problem, with regards to the Taiwan and Tibet questions specifically. It adopts a democratic approach 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

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

Institutions in Global Distributive Justice

Institutions in Global Distributive Justice

Andras Miklos

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748644711
eISBN:
9780748684502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748644711.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The monograph analyses whether social, economic and political institutions affect the justification, the scope and the content of principles of distributive justice. First, it examines whether ... More

Intelligence Studies in Britain and the USHistoriography since 1945

Intelligence Studies in Britain and the US: Historiography since 1945

Christopher R. Moran and Christopher J. Murphy (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748646272
eISBN:
9780748684496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646272.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Secrecy has never stopped people from writing about intelligence. From memoirs and academic texts to conspiracy-laden exposés and spy novels, writing on intelligence abounds. Now, this account ... More

International Development and Human AidPrinciples, Norms and Institutions for the Global Sphere

International Development and Human Aid: Principles, Norms and Institutions for the Global Sphere

Paulo Barcelos and Gabriele De Angelis (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414470
eISBN:
9781474427005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414470.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Are global standards of aid, assistance and redistribution achievable in practice? The eight chapters within this book assess fields including humanitarian and development aid, the slave trade, ... More

Liberal Peace TransitionsBetween Statebuilding and Peacebuilding

Liberal Peace Transitions: Between Statebuilding and Peacebuilding

Oliver P. Richmond and Jason Franks

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638765
eISBN:
9780748652761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638765.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Since the early 1990s, the projects of peace-building and state-building have increasingly been integrated. Since the early 2000s, this has been mainly an outcome of the United States' and the United ... 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

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

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

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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