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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

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

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

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

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

Transnational Migration and Border-MakingReshaping Policies and Identities

Transnational Migration and Border-Making: Reshaping Policies and Identities

Robert Sata, Jochen Roose, and Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474453486
eISBN:
9781474484992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453486.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Examining the ongoing processes of migration in Europe and beyond, this book deals with the ongoing processes of migration and boundary-(re)making in the world. It takes stock of recent and hitherto ... 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

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

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