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Active Citizenship

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

Agamben and the Politics of Human Rights

Agamben and the Politics of Human Rights: Statelessness, Images, Violence

John Lechte and Saul Newman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748645725
eISBN:
9780748689163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645725.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Most commentators agree that human rights today are in crisis. Virtually everywhere one looks, there is violence, deprivation and oppression, which human rights norms – prominent as they are in the ... More

Assessing the George W. Bush Presidency

Assessing the George W. Bush Presidency: A Tale of Two Terms

Andrew Wroe and Jon Herbert (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627400
eISBN:
9780748671946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627400.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In one of the first volumes assessing the full two terms of the George W. Bush presidency, this book has gathered the work of leading American and European scholars. In fifteen chapters, authorities ... More

Border Politics

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

C. B. Macpherson and the Problem of Liberal Democracy

C. B. Macpherson and the Problem of Liberal Democracy

Jules Townshend

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781853312137
eISBN:
9780748671953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781853312137.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This sympathetic restatement of C. B. Macpherson's ideas provides an overview of Macpherson's theory of possessive individualism and critique of liberal democracy. The book suggests that criticism of ... More

Citizenship in Britain

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

Citizenship in Contemporary Europe

Citizenship in Contemporary Europe

Michael Lister and Emily Pia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633418
eISBN:
9780748671977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633418.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book seeks to analyse the impact of globalisation, European integration, mass migration, changing patterns of political participation and welfare state provision upon citizenship in Europe. ... More

Cold War US Foreign Policy

Cold War US Foreign Policy: Key Perspectives

Steven Hurst

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620791
eISBN:
9780748652686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620791.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book provides a comprehensive description and critique of the six most important historical interpretations of US Cold War foreign policy: traditionalism, revisionism, post-revisionism, ... More

The Crisis of Social Democracy in Europe

The Crisis of Social Democracy in Europe

Michael Keating and David McCrone (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748665822
eISBN:
9780748693863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665822.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book tackles a puzzle. Given the failings of neo-liberalism revealed by the economic crisis starting in 2008, why was social democracy not triumphant? After all, its political success over much ... 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

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