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Active CitizenshipWhat Could it Achieve and How?

Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Bernard Crick and Andrew Lockyer (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book gathers a group of political actors and academics who believe that a radically more active citizenship is a worthy aim. They spell out how it can be achieved in their particular area of ... More

British Multiculturalism and the Politics of Representation

British Multiculturalism and the Politics of Representation

Lasse Thomassen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474422659
eISBN:
9781474435284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422659.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

What is the connection between inclusion, exclusion and identity? This book argues that the politics of inclusion and identity should be studied as struggles over the representations of the ... More

Citizenship in BritainA History

Citizenship in Britain: A History

Derek Heater

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622252
eISBN:
9780748671960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622252.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book is an historical introduction to the varieties of citizenship in Britain, starting in the Middle Ages and bringing the story right up to the present day. Both the status and understanding ... More

Dissenting HistoriesReligious Division and the Politics of Memory in Eighteenth-Century England

Dissenting Histories: Religious Division and the Politics of Memory in Eighteenth-Century England

John Seed

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621514
eISBN:
9780748651306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621514.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book is the first major study of the historical writings of religious dissenters in England between the 1690s and the 1790s. It redefines the way we understand religious and political identities ... More

The Future of Multicultural BritainConfronting the Progressive Dilemma

The Future of Multicultural Britain: Confronting the Progressive Dilemma

Pathik Pathak

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635443
eISBN:
9780748652877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635443.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Global politics are deeply affected by issues surrounding cultural identity. Profound cultural diversity has made national majorities increasingly anxious, and democratic governments are under ... More

Global StatesmanHow Gordon Brown Took New Labour to the World

Global Statesman: How Gordon Brown Took New Labour to the World

David M. Webber

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423564
eISBN:
9781474438384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423564.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Global Statesman revisits the decade that Gordon Brown spent as architect-in-chief of the New Labour project, and charts an often neglected but crucial dimension of the Brown years: his commitment to ... More

Has Devolution Delivered?

Has Devolution Delivered?

Catherine Bromley and John Curtice (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622467
eISBN:
9780748672028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622467.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

One of the key aims of devolution in Scotland was to change the way people felt about their country and the way they were governed. This book draws on a range of Scottish Election Studies and ... More

Inside the IRADissident Republicans and the War for Legitimacy

Inside the IRA: Dissident Republicans and the War for Legitimacy

Andrew Sanders

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641123
eISBN:
9780748652907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641123.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Who is the ‘real’ IRA? The Real IRA, the Continuity IRA, the Irish National Liberation Army, the Official IRA and the Provisional IRA have all assumed responsibility for the struggle for Irish ... More

The Modern SNPFrom Protest to Power

The Modern SNP: From Protest to Power

Gerry Hassan (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639908
eISBN:
9780748672080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639908.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Scottish National Party (SNP) has played a significant role in the politics of Scotland in the last forty years. In particular, it has contributed to and shaped the impact and dynamics of ... More

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

Popular Politics and Political CultureUrban Scotland, 1918-1939

Popular Politics and Political Culture: Urban Scotland, 1918-1939

Malcolm Petrie

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474425612
eISBN:
9781474445214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425612.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The years between 1918 and 1939, witnessing as they did the unprecedented extension of the franchise, the decline of the Liberal Party, and the emergence of Labour as a party of government, are ... 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

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

Scotland's Referendum and the MediaNational and International Perspectives

Scotland's Referendum and the Media: National and International Perspectives

Neil Blain, David Hutchison, and Gerry Hassan (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696581
eISBN:
9781474418829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696581.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

On 18 September 2014, a referendum took place in Scotland to determine the question of Scottish independence. Soon after, the independence issue recurred strongly as a topic in the UK general ... 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

Sinn Féin and the IRAFrom Revolution to Moderation

Sinn Féin and the IRA: From Revolution to Moderation

Mathew Whiting

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474420549
eISBN:
9781474445146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420549.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

When Sinn Féin and the IRA emerged in Northern Ireland in 1969 they used a combination of revolutionary politics and violence to an effort to overthrow British rule. Today, the IRA is in a state of ... More

A Wealthier, Fairer ScotlandThe Political Economy of Constitutional Change

A Wealthier, Fairer Scotland: The Political Economy of Constitutional Change

Michael Keating (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474416429
eISBN:
9781474435185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416429.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The ambition of the Scottish Government is to create a wealthier and fairer nation. There is evidence that economic growth and social inclusion are not conflicting aims but are complementary. ... More

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