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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

Anarchism, 1914-18Internationalism, Anti-Militarism and War

Anarchism, 1914-18: Internationalism, Anti-Militarism and War

Ruth Kinna and Matthew Adams (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784993412
eISBN:
9781526128188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993412.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This volume provides examines anarchist responses to the First World War. The collection is divided into three sections. The first examines the interventionist debate, focusing on the acrimonious ... More

The Changing Spaces of Television ActingFrom Studio Realism to Location Realism in BBC Television Drama

The Changing Spaces of Television Acting: From Studio Realism to Location Realism in BBC Television Drama

Richard Hewett

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784992989
eISBN:
9781526128362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992989.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Why study television acting? While works focusing on cinema performance have increased in recent years, small screen drama has been largely neglected – despite the fact that developments in acting ... More

Charlotte BrontëLegacies and Afterlives

Charlotte Brontë: Legacies and Afterlives

Amber K. Regis and Deborah Wynne (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784992460
eISBN:
9781526128317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992460.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Charlotte Brontë: Legacies and afterlives examines the persistent fascination and creative engagement with Charlotte Brontë’s life and work in the context of the bicentenary of her birth. The essays ... More

Children Born of War in the Twentieth Century

Children Born of War in the Twentieth Century

Sabine Lee

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526104588
eISBN:
9781526128461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526104588.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book explores the integration of children born of war (CBOW) into post-conflict societies by investigating children fathered by foreign soldiers in several conflicts spanning much of the 20th ... 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

Conflict, Peace and Mental HealthAddressing the Consequences of Conflict and Trauma in Northern Ireland

Conflict, Peace and Mental Health: Addressing the Consequences of Conflict and Trauma in Northern Ireland

David Bolton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719090998
eISBN:
9781526128546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090998.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

What are the human consequences of war, conflict and terrorism, and what are the appropriate policy and service responses? This book seeks to provide some answers to these important questions, ... More

Critical Theory and EpistemologyThe Politics of Modern Thought and Science

Critical Theory and Epistemology: The Politics of Modern Thought and Science

Anastasia Marinopoulou

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526105370
eISBN:
9781526128157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105370.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The book makes a critical comparison of fundamental trends in modern epistemology with the epistemological concerns of critical theory of the Frankfurt School. It comprises five chapters, which refer ... More

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