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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 Politics of Debt and Europe's Relations with the 'South'

The Politics of Debt and Europe's Relations with the 'South'

Stefan Nygard (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474461405
eISBN:
9781474491167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461405.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

While debt has the capacity to sustain social relations by joining together the two parties of a debt relation, it also contains the risk of deteriorating into domination and bargaining. Throughout ... More

Ruth Davidson's Conservatives: The Scottish Tory Party, 2011-19

Ruth Davidson's Conservatives: The Scottish Tory Party, 2011-19

David Torrance (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474455626
eISBN:
9781474491181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455626.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Examines the startling revival of the Scottish Conservative Party under Ruth Davidson’s leadership: A very timely retrospective study of the Scottish Conservative Party's revival under Ruth ... More

Making War on BodiesMilitarisation, Aesthetics and Embodiment in International Politics

Making War on Bodies: Militarisation, Aesthetics and Embodiment in International Politics

Catherine Baker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474446181
eISBN:
9781474480598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446181.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This vibrant collection of essays reveals the intimate politics of how people with a wide range of relationships to war identify with, and against, the military and its gendered and racialised norms. ... More

Disordered ViolenceHow Gender, Race and Heteronormativity Structure Terrorism

Disordered Violence: How Gender, Race and Heteronormativity Structure Terrorism

Caron Gentry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474424806
eISBN:
9781474480574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424806.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Disordered Violence argues that neither mainstream nor critical Terrorism Studies scholarship goes far enough in interrogating the structures that determine how terrorism is understood and therefore ... More

Russia's New AuthoritarianismPutin and the Politics of Order

Russia's New Authoritarianism: Putin and the Politics of Order

David G. Lewis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474454766
eISBN:
9781474480611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454766.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In this book, David Lewis offers an original interpretation of the Russian political system that developed under Vladimir Putin as a new form of authoritarianism. Lewis argues that the Putinist ... More

European IntegrationHistorical Trajectories, Geopolitical Contexts

European Integration: Historical Trajectories, Geopolitical Contexts

Johann P. Arnason

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474455893
eISBN:
9781474480604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455893.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Different understandings of European integration, its background and present problems are represented in this book, but they share an emphasis on historical processes, geopolitical dynamics and ... More

Turkey's Necropolitical LaboratoryDemocracy, Violence and Resistance

Turkey's Necropolitical Laboratory: Democracy, Violence and Resistance

Banu Bargu (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474450263
eISBN:
9781474476539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450263.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Turkey’s democratic regime and its vicissitudes are dependent on a necropolitical undercurrent. This book presents a bold collection of essays that evaluate Turkey’s recent history from the ... More

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