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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

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

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

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

War in SpaceStrategy, Spacepower, Geopolitics

War in Space: Strategy, Spacepower, Geopolitics

Bleddyn E. Bowen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474450485
eISBN:
9781474485029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450485.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

War in Space presents a theory of spacepower and considers the implications of space technology on strategy and international relations. The spectre of space warfare stalks the major powers as outer ... 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

Presidential Privilege and the Freedom of Information Act

Presidential Privilege and the Freedom of Information Act

Kevin M. Baron

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474442442
eISBN:
9781474465281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442442.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Executive privilege (EP) as a political tool has created a grey area of constitutional power between the legislative and executive branches. By focusing on the post-WWII political usage of executive ... More

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