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Almost NothingObservations on precarious practices in contemporary art

Almost Nothing: Observations on precarious practices in contemporary art

Anna Dezeuze

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719088575
eISBN:
9781526120717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088575.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book proposes a new reading of contemporary art between 1958 and 2009 by sketching out a trajectory of ‘precarious’ art practices. Such practices risk being dismissed as ‘almost nothing’ because ... More

The Burley Manuscript

The Burley Manuscript

Peter Redford (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526104489
eISBN:
9781526121127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526104489.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Burley manuscript is a miscellany compiled by William Parkhurst in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century, unique in its size – over six hundred items inscribed on nearly four hundred ... More

Church, State and Social Science in IrelandKnowledge Institutions and the Rebalancing of Power, 1937-73

Church, State and Social Science in Ireland: Knowledge Institutions and the Rebalancing of Power, 1937-73

Peter Murray and Maria Feeny

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526100788
eISBN:
9781526120823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100788.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

From British rule the independent Irish state inherited an effectively denominational system of university education and a complementary set of science and arts institutions. Under independent rule ... More

ConversionsGender and Religious Change in Early Modern Europe

Conversions: Gender and Religious Change in Early Modern Europe

Simon Ditchfield and Helen Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099151
eISBN:
9781526121059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099151.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Under the combined effects of the Protestant and Catholic Reformations within and pressure from the Ottoman Empire without, early modern Europe became a site in which an unprecedented number of ... More

Cultures of Governance and PeaceA Comparison of EU and Indian Theoretical and Policy Approaches

Cultures of Governance and Peace: A Comparison of EU and Indian Theoretical and Policy Approaches

J. Peter Burgess, Oliver Richmond, and Ranabir Samaddar (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099557
eISBN:
9781526120885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099557.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This volume seeks to bring together insights which look at the intersection of governance, culture and conflict resolution in India and the EU, two very different but connected epistemic, cultural ... More

David Cameron and Conservative RenewalThe Limits of Modernisation?

David Cameron and Conservative Renewal: The Limits of Modernisation?

Gillian Peele and John Francis (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784991531
eISBN:
9781526120946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991531.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The book explores the process of rebuilding the Conservative Party under David Cameron’s leadership since 2005. It argues that Cameron’s strategy was wide-ranging and multi-faceted and that it ... More

Death and SecurityMemory and Mortality at the Bombsite

Death and Security: Memory and Mortality at the Bombsite

Charlotte Heath-Kelly

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993139
eISBN:
9781526120991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993139.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Death is simultaneously silent, and very loud, in political life. Politicians and media scream about potential threats lurking behind every corner, but academic discourse often neglects mortality. ... More

Discourses on LGBT Asylum in the UkConstructing a Queer Haven

Discourses on LGBT Asylum in the Uk: Constructing a Queer Haven

Thibaut Raboin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099632
eISBN:
9781526121011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099632.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Discourses on LGBT asylum in the UK analyses fifteen years of debate, activism and media narrative and examines the way asylum is conceptualized at the crossroads of nationhood, post colonialism and ... More

Domestic FortressFear and the New Home Front

Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Domestic Fortress offers a critical analysis of the contemporary home and its close relationship to fear and security. It considers the important connection between the private home, political life ... More

The EconocracyThe Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts

The Econocracy: The Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts

Joe Earle, Cahal Moral, and Zach Ward-Perkins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526110121
eISBN:
9781526120748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110121.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

One hundred years ago the idea of ‘the economy’ didn’t exist. Now, improving ‘the economy’ has come to be seen as one of the most important tasks facing modern societies. Politics and policymaking ... More

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