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The Advocacy TrapTransnational Activism and State Power in China

The Advocacy Trap: Transnational Activism and State Power in China

Stephen Noakes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526119476
eISBN:
9781526132413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119476.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What does China’s rise mean for transnational civil society? What happens when global activist networks engage a powerful and norm-resistant new hegemon? This book combines detailed ethnographic ... More

African security in the twenty-first centuryChallenges and opportunities

African security in the twenty-first century: Challenges and opportunities

Stephen Emerson and Hussein Solomon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122735
eISBN:
9781526136190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122735.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the evolving African security paradigm in light of the multitude of diverse threats facing the continent and the international community today and in the decades ahead. It ... More

The American Bomb in BritainUs Air Forces' Strategic Presence, 1946-64

The American Bomb in Britain: Us Air Forces' Strategic Presence, 1946-64

Ken Young

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719086755
eISBN:
9781526115300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086755.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A history of the US nuclear presence in Britain from its origins in 1946 through to the run-down of strategic forces following the Cuba crisis and the coming of the missile age. The book deals with ... 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

Balkan Holocausts?Serbian and Croatian Victim Centered Propaganda and the War in Yugoslavia

Balkan Holocausts?: Serbian and Croatian Victim Centered Propaganda and the War in Yugoslavia

David Bruce Macdonald

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064661
eISBN:
9781781700198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064661.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Comparing and contrasting propaganda in Serbia and Croatia from 1986 to 1999, this book analyses each group's contemporary interpretations of history and current events. It offers a detailed ... More

The Blair IdentityLeadership and Foreign Policy

The Blair Identity: Leadership and Foreign Policy

Stephen Benedict Dyson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079993
eISBN:
9781781702178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079993.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Why did Tony Blair take Britain to war with Iraq? Because, this book argues, he was following the core political beliefs and style—the Blair identity—manifest and consistent throughout his decade in ... More

The Blair SupremacyA study in the politics of Labour's party management

The Blair Supremacy: A study in the politics of Labour's party management

Lewis Minkin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719073793
eISBN:
9781781706770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073793.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book uncovers the under-explored function and form of Blair’s party management, which attempted to control problem-causing activities, issues and developments so that outcomes were produced ... More

Britain and Africa Under BlairIn Pursuit of the Good State

Britain and Africa Under Blair: In Pursuit of the Good State

Julia Gallagher

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085000
eISBN:
9781781702253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085000.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Africa was a key focus of Britain's foreign policy under Tony Blair. Military intervention in Sierra Leone, increases in aid and debt relief, and grand initiatives such as the Commission for Africa ... More

Building a peace economy?Liberal peacebuilding and the development-security industry

Building a peace economy?: Liberal peacebuilding and the development-security industry

Jenny H. Peterson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719087301
eISBN:
9781781706848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087301.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book critically examines the range of policies and programmes that attempt to manage economic activity that contributes to political violence. Beginning with an overview of over a dozen ... More

Co-Memory and MelancholiaIsraelis Memorialising the Palestinian Nakba

Co-Memory and Melancholia: Israelis Memorialising the Palestinian Nakba

Ronit Lentin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081705
eISBN:
9781781702550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081705.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The 1948 war that led to the creation of the State of Israel also resulted in the destruction of Palestinian society, when some 80 per cent of the Palestinians who lived in the major part of ... More

Conspiracy theory and American foreign policy

Conspiracy theory and American foreign policy

Tim Aistrope

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099199
eISBN:
9781526109729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099199.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Conspiracy theory and American foreign policy examines the relationship between secrecy, power and interpretation around international political controversy, where foreign policy orthodoxy comes up ... More

Contemporary ViolencePostmodern War in Kosovo and Chechnya

Contemporary Violence: Postmodern War in Kosovo and Chechnya

Cerwyn Moore

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075995
eISBN:
9781781702697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075995.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book draws on several years of field research, as well as hermeneutic global politics and analysis of empirical source material, in order to shed light on contemporary violence. Drawing on ... More

Cultural Warfare and TrustFighting the Mafia in Palermo

Cultural Warfare and Trust: Fighting the Mafia in Palermo

Carina Gunnarson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076725
eISBN:
9781781701430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076725.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book concentrates on a central issue in research on democratic processes: the development of generalised trust. The existence of generalised trust and confidence in a society is decisive for ... 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

Curbing the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

Curbing the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

Ian Bellany

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067969
eISBN:
9781781701324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067969.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book provides an introduction to the technical aspects of nuclear energy and nuclear weapons. It considers nuclear weapons from varying perspectives, including the technology perspective, which ... More

Direct Rule and the Governance of Northern Ireland

Direct Rule and the Governance of Northern Ireland

Derek Birrell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077579
eISBN:
9781781701881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077579.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is a comprehensive study of direct rule as the system of governance that operated in Northern Ireland for most of the period between 1972 and 2007. The major institutions of governance are ... More

Discourse, normative change and the quest for reconciliation in global politics

Discourse, normative change and the quest for reconciliation in global politics

Judith Renner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719088025
eISBN:
9781781705872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088025.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book offers a new and critical perspective on the global reconciliation technology by highlighting its contingent and highly political character as an authoritative practice of post-conflict ... More

Donors, Technical Assistance and Public Administration in Kosovo

Donors, Technical Assistance and Public Administration in Kosovo

Mary Venner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992729
eISBN:
9781526115317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992729.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The reconstruction of Kosovo after 1999 was one of the largest and most ambitious international interventions in a post conflict country. Kosovo was seen by many international actors as a ‘green ... More

EU foreign and security policy in BosniaThe politics of coherence and effectiveness

EU foreign and security policy in Bosnia: The politics of coherence and effectiveness

Ana E. Juncos

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719082405
eISBN:
9781781705735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082405.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book represents the first ever comprehensive study of the EU’s foreign and security policy in Bosnia since the dissolution of the Yugoslav Federation in 1991. Drawing on historical ... More

The European Union, Counter Terrorism and Police Co-operation, 1991-2007Unsteady Foundations?

The European Union, Counter Terrorism and Police Co-operation, 1991-2007: Unsteady Foundations?

David Brown

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074646
eISBN:
9781781701911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074646.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines the underlying foundations on which the European Union's counter-terrorism and police co-operation policies have been built since the inception of the Treaty on European Union, ... More

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