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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

African, American and European Trajectories of ModernityPast Oppression, Future Justice?

African, American and European Trajectories of Modernity: Past Oppression, Future Justice?

Peter Wagner (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474400404
eISBN:
9781474412476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400404.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book asks why, from some moment onwards, ‘Europe’ and ‘the rest of the world’ entered into a particular relationship. This relationship was not merely one of domination but one that was ... More

Agamben and the Politics of Human RightsStatelessness, Images, Violence

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

Ambiguous Citizenship in an Age of Global Migration

Ambiguous Citizenship in an Age of Global Migration

Aoileann Ní Mhurchú

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748692774
eISBN:
9781474406499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692774.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Citizenship is widely understood in binary statist terms: inclusion/exclusion, past/present, particularism/universalism, with the emphasis on how globalisation brings such binaries into sharp focus ... More

American Grand Strategy under ObamaCompeting Discourses

American Grand Strategy under Obama: Competing Discourses

Georg Löfflmann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474419765
eISBN:
9781474435192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419765.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The book explores the breakdown of the elite consensus on America's role in the world. By emphasising military restraint and 'leading from behind' President Obama challenged the Washington foreign ... More

The American LeftIts Impact on Politics and Society since 1900

The American Left: Its Impact on Politics and Society since 1900

Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748668878
eISBN:
9780748695218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668878.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Only the right has recognized the potency of the American left. The book explains why others have underestimated the left in the USA, citing the relative absence of a free press in America, the ... More

The Arab World and Western IntelligenceAnalysing the Middle East, 1956-1981

The Arab World and Western Intelligence: Analysing the Middle East, 1956-1981

Dina Rezk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698912
eISBN:
9781474435253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698912.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book addresses a critical question embedded within a heated debate about the ‘failure’ of American intelligence in a post 9/11 age: have Western experts in some fundamental way failed to ... More

The Arsenal of DemocracyAircraft Supply and the Evolution of the Anglo-American Alliance, 1938-1942

The Arsenal of Democracy: Aircraft Supply and the Evolution of the Anglo-American Alliance, 1938-1942

Gavin J. Bailey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647477
eISBN:
9780748693801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647477.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Through a series of case studies, this book reveals new details of how Britain used American aircraft and integrates this with broader British statecraft and strategy. It challenges conceptions that ... More

Assessing the George W. Bush PresidencyA Tale of Two Terms

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

The Biopolitics of StalinismIdeology and Life in Soviet Socialism

The Biopolitics of Stalinism: Ideology and Life in Soviet Socialism

Sergei Prozorov

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474410526
eISBN:
9781474418744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410526.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Biopolitics of Stalinism is the first book to investigate Soviet socialism from a biopolitical perspective. While canonical theories of biopolitics of Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben and Roberto ... More

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