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The Absurdity of BureaucracyHow Implementation Works

The Absurdity of Bureaucracy: How Implementation Works

Nina Holm Vohnsen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526101341
eISBN:
9781526128539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101341.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The absurdity of bureaucracy offers an ethnographic portrayal of an attempt to make and implement evidence-based policy set in the Danish labour market system in 2009. It departs from the author’s ... More

American Foreign PolicyStudies in Intellectual History

American Foreign Policy: Studies in Intellectual History

Jean-Francois Drolet and James Dunkerley (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116505
eISBN:
9781526128515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116505.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book brings together international relations scholars, political theorists, and historians to reflect on the intellectual history of American foreign policy since the late nineteenth century. It ... More

Bob Crow: Socialist, Leader, FighterA Political Biography

Bob Crow: Socialist, Leader, Fighter: A Political Biography

Gregor Gall

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526100290
eISBN:
9781526124173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100290.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Bob Crow was not only the most well-known union leader of his generation but also the most militant. This biography examines his leadership of the RMT union, examining and exposing a number of ... More

Citizen NowEngaging in Politics and Democracy

Citizen Now: Engaging in Politics and Democracy

Elizabeth C. Matto

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526105677
eISBN:
9781526128522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105677.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Citizen now offers a comprehensive description of the composition and behavior of the Millennial Generation, an explanation and critique of the study of youth engagement, and a unique approach and ... More

Colonial ExchangesPolitical Theory and the Agency of the Colonized

Colonial Exchanges: Political Theory and the Agency of the Colonized

Burke A. Hendrix and Deborah Baumgold (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526105646
eISBN:
9781526128140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105646.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Scholars of political thought have given a great deal of attention to the relationship between European political ideas and colonialism, especially to whether prominent thinkers supported or opposed ... More

The European Union's policy towards MercosurResponsive Not Strategic

The European Union's policy towards Mercosur: Responsive Not Strategic

Arantza Gomez Arana

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096945
eISBN:
9781526123992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096945.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This monograph seeks to examine the motivations for the European Union’s (EU) policy towards the Common Market of the South (Mercosur), the EU’s most important relationship with another regional ... More

Everyday Resistance, Peacebuilding and State-MakingInsights from 'Africa's World War'

Everyday Resistance, Peacebuilding and State-Making: Insights from 'Africa's World War'

Marta Iñiguez de Heredia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526108760
eISBN:
9781526124203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526108760.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Everyday resistance, peacebuilding and state-making addresses debates on liberal peace and the policies of peacebuilding through a theoretical and empirical study of resistance in peacebuilding ... More

Haunted PresentsEuropeans, Muslim Immigrants and the Onus of 
       Histories

Haunted Presents: Europeans, Muslim Immigrants and the Onus of Histories

Amikam Nachmani

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784993078
eISBN:
9781526128560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993078.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Relationships between Europe and its Muslim minorities constitute an extensive focus for discussion both within and outside the Continent. Europe’s readiness to coexist with its Muslim communities, ... More

The NGO Care and Food Aid from America 1945-80Showered With Kindness'?

The NGO Care and Food Aid from America 1945-80: Showered With Kindness'?

Heike Wieters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117212
eISBN:
9781526128669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117212.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book provides a historical account of the non-governmental organization CARE, one of the largest humanitarian NGOs worldwide. Beginning in the 1940s, the author analyzes CARE’s history, taking ... More

The Politics of AttackCommuniqués and Insurrectionary Violence

The Politics of Attack: Communiqués and Insurrectionary Violence

Michael Loadenthal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526114457
eISBN:
9781526128454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114457.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The politics of attack is an exploration of insurrectionary anarchist praxis, with a particular focus on the rhetoric, discourse, and theory found in communiqués. This book challenges the reader to ... More

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