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The Ascent of Globalisation

The Ascent of Globalisation

Harry Blustein

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992897
eISBN:
9781526104311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992897.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The ascent of globalisation captures the sweeping drama of postwar globalisation through intimate portraits of twenty of its key architects. These profiles provide insights into what inspired these ... More

Christianity and DemocratisationFrom Pious Subjects to Critical Participants

Christianity and Democratisation: From Pious Subjects to Critical Participants

John Anderson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077388
eISBN:
9781781702000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077388.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book examines the contribution of different Christian traditions to the waves of democratisation that have swept various parts of the world in recent decades, offering an historical overview of ... More

Democracy in CrisisViolence, Alterity, Community

Democracy in Crisis: Violence, Alterity, Community

Stella Gaon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079238
eISBN:
9781781702123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079238.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book explores the political implications of violence and alterity (radical difference) for the practice of democracy, and reformulates the possibility of community that democracy is said to ... More

Global Justice NetworksGeographies of Transnational Solidarity

Global Justice Networks: Geographies of Transnational Solidarity

Paul Routledge and Andrew Cumbers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076855
eISBN:
9781781702307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076855.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book provides a critical investigation of what has been termed the ‘global justice movement’. Through a detailed study of a grassroots peasants' network in Asia (People's Global Action); an ... More

Globalizing DemocracyPower, Legitimacy and the Interpretation of Democratic Ideas

Globalizing Democracy: Power, Legitimacy and the Interpretation of Democratic Ideas

Katherine Fierlbeck

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719049958
eISBN:
9781781701416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719049958.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Democracy has become a victim of its own success: the more that global societies wish to be seen as ‘democratic’, the more inflated the term becomes and the less meaning it has. We must avoid looking ... More

Groups, Representation and DemocracyBetween Promise and Practice

Groups, Representation and Democracy: Between Promise and Practice

Darren R. Halpin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076527
eISBN:
9781781701690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076527.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Whether called pressure groups, NGOs, social movement organisations or organised civil society, the value of ‘groups’ to the policy process, to economic growth, to governance, to political ... More

Towards a Regional Political Class?Professional Politicians and Regional Institutions in Catalonia and Scotland

Towards a Regional Political Class?: Professional Politicians and Regional Institutions in Catalonia and Scotland

Klaus Stolz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079795
eISBN:
9781781703120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079795.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Focusing on professional politicians, this book investigates the interrelationship between political career patterns and political institutions in two of the most widely discussed cases of ... More

The United Nations Democracy AgendaA Conceptual History

The United Nations Democracy Agenda: A Conceptual History

Kirsten Haack

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079818
eISBN:
9781781703212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079818.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book provides a critical, conceptual-historical analysis of democracy at the United Nations, detailed in four ‘visions’ of democracy: civilization, elections, governance and developmental ... More

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