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Hans Kelsen's Political Realism

Hans Kelsen's Political Realism

Robert Schuett

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474481687
eISBN:
9781474496421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474481687.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

What does it mean to be a foreign-policy realist? Why is it important to get Hans Kelsen right? How can open society ideals be reconciled with the tragedies of world politics? It is widely ... More

The Military-Peace ComplexGender and Materiality in Afghanistan

The Military-Peace Complex: Gender and Materiality in Afghanistan

Hannah Partis-Jennings

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474453325
eISBN:
9781474496346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453325.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book focuses on the military and statebuilding components of the international project in Afghanistan since 2001. It posits and discusses the military-peace complex as a framework for ... More

Visions of Council DemocracyCastoriadis, Lefort, Arendt

Visions of Council Democracy: Castoriadis, Lefort, Arendt

Benjamin Ask Popp-Madsen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474456319
eISBN:
9781474496353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456319.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the historical emergence of the council system in Russia and Germany by the end of the First World War, it reconstructs the intellectual history of council democracy in 20th ... More

Reconstructing Japan's SecurityThe Role of Military Crises

Reconstructing Japan's Security: The Role of Military Crises

Bhubhindar Singh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474446228
eISBN:
9781474496322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446228.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Japan’s post-Cold War security policy displays significant changes compared to the Cold War period. One critical change has been the incorporation of the Japanese military, known as the Self-Defence ... More

Soviet DefectorsRevelations of Renegade Intelligence Officers, 1924-1954

Soviet Defectors: Revelations of Renegade Intelligence Officers, 1924-1954

Kevin Riehle

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474467230
eISBN:
9781474491143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467230.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book identifies 88 Soviet intelligence officers who defected from 1924 to 1954 and provides an aggregate analysis of their information to uncover Soviet strategic priorities and concerns. When ... More

Cognitive Bias in Intelligence AnalysisTesting the Analysis of Competing Hypotheses Method

Cognitive Bias in Intelligence Analysis: Testing the Analysis of Competing Hypotheses Method

Martha Whitesmith

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474466349
eISBN:
9781474491112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466349.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Belief, Bias and Intelligence outlines an approach for reducing the risk of cognitive biases impacting intelligence analysis that draws from experimental research in the social sciences. It critiques ... More

Restitution and the Politics of RepairTropes, Imaginaries, Theory

Restitution and the Politics of Repair: Tropes, Imaginaries, Theory

Magdalena Zolkos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474453097
eISBN:
9781474491105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453097.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book develops a political philosophic approach to restitution and repatriation of objects, by arguing that the development of restitutive norms in the West has been auxiliary to the emergence of ... More

The CIA and the Pursuit of SecurityHistory, Documents and Contexts

The CIA and the Pursuit of Security: History, Documents and Contexts

Huw Dylan, David Gioe, and Michael S. Goodman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474428842
eISBN:
9781474485043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428842.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Taking declassified and publicly available sources this book provides an insight into the evolution of the Central Intelligence Agency from 1947 to the Trump Presidency. Focusing on a mix of case ... More

Standing up for ScotlandNationalist Unionism and Scottish Party Politics, 1884-2014

Standing up for Scotland: Nationalist Unionism and Scottish Party Politics, 1884-2014

David Torrance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474447812
eISBN:
9781474485005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447812.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

David Torrance reassesses the relationship between ‘nationalism’ and ‘unionism’ in Scottish politics, challenging a binary reading of the two ideologies with the concept of ‘nationalist unionism’. ... More

Big Data and Democracy

Big Data and Democracy

Kevin Macnish and Jai Galliott (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474463522
eISBN:
9781474485012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474463522.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This edited collection tackles subjects that have arisen as a result of new capabilities to collect, analyse and use vast quantities of data using complex algorithms. Questions tackled include what ... More

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