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Abandoning Historical Conflict?Former Political Prisoners and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland

Abandoning Historical Conflict?: Former Political Prisoners and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland

Peter Shirlow, Jon Tonge, and James McAuley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080111
eISBN:
9781781703038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080111.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Drawing on more than 150 interviews with former IRA, INLA, UVF and UFF prisoners, this book is a major analysis of why Northern Ireland has seen a transition from war to peace. Most accounts of the ... More

After the New Social DemocracySocial Welfare for the 21st Century

After the New Social Democracy: Social Welfare for the 21st Century

Tony Fitzpatrick

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064760
eISBN:
9781781700433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064760.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Social democracy has made a political comeback in recent years, especially under the influence of the ‘Third Way’. Not everyone is convinced, however, that ‘Third Way’ social democracy is the best ... More

The Biopolitics of the War on TerrorLife Struggles, Liberal Modernity and the Defence of Logistical Societies

The Biopolitics of the War on Terror: Life Struggles, Liberal Modernity and the Defence of Logistical Societies

Julian Reid

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074059
eISBN:
9781781701676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074059.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is a book which aims to overturn existing understandings of the origins and futures of the War on Terror for the purposes of International Relations theory. As the book shows, this is not a war ... More

British Liberal Internationalism, 1880-1930Making Progress?

British Liberal Internationalism, 1880-1930: Making Progress?

Casper Sylvest

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079092
eISBN:
9781781703151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079092.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores the development, character and legacy of the ideology of liberal internationalism in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Britain. Liberal internationalism provided a ... More

Casino Capitalismwith an introduction by Matthew Watson

Casino Capitalism: with an introduction by Matthew Watson

Susan Strange

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992651
eISBN:
9781526104168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992651.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Originally released by Basil Blackwell in 1986, and then re-released by Manchester University Press in 1998, Casino capitalism is a cutting-edge discussion of international financial markets, the way ... 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

Crimes Against HumanityBirth of a Concept

Crimes Against Humanity: Birth of a Concept

Norman Geras

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082412
eISBN:
9781781702086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082412.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book tells the story of the emergence of the concept of crimes against humanity. It examines its origins, the ethical assumptions underpinning it, its legal and philosophical boundaries and some ... More

Food, Risk and PoliticsScare, Scandal and Crisis – Insights Into the RiskPolitics of Food Safety

Food, Risk and Politics: Scare, Scandal and Crisis – Insights Into the RiskPolitics of Food Safety

Ed Randall

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072307
eISBN:
9781781702918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072307.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is a book about the risk politics of food safety. Food-related risks regularly grab the headlines in ways that threaten reasoned debate and obstruct sensible policy making. This book explains ... More

From virtue to venalityCorruption in the city

From virtue to venality: Corruption in the city

Peter Jones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088728
eISBN:
9781781706411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088728.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

From Virtue to Venality examines the problem of corruption in British urban society and politics between 1930 and 1995. It is not a conventional study of the politics of local government since it ... More

Full ParticipationA Comparative Study of Compulsory Voting

Full Participation: A Comparative Study of Compulsory Voting

Sarah Birch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077623
eISBN:
9781781701874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077623.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is a book-length study of compulsory voting. About a quarter of all democracies in the contemporary world legally oblige their citizens to vote, making this an important aspect of electoral ... More

Globalisation Contested

Globalisation Contested

Louise Amoore

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060960
eISBN:
9781781700112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060960.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Bringing fresh insights to the contemporary globalization debate, this text reveals the social and political contests that give ‘global’ its meaning, by examining the contested nature of ... More

Integration and Social Cohesion in the Republic of Ireland

Integration and Social Cohesion in the Republic of Ireland

Bryan Fanning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084782
eISBN:
9781781702215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084782.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the last decade, Ireland's immigrant population grew to more than one in ten. Now in the midst of an economic crisis, the integration of immigrants has become a topical issue. This book offers a ... More

Jacob TalmonCombining histories and presents

Jacob Talmon: Combining histories and presents

Amikam Nachmani

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085727
eISBN:
9781781704844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085727.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Universities are a part of society but insist on distance, detachment and autonomy. Universities are bankrolled by society but academics demand total freedom in the domains of study, research, and ... More

Labours Old and NewThe Parliamentary Right of the British Labour Party 1970-79 and the Roots of New Labour

Labours Old and New: The Parliamentary Right of the British Labour Party 1970-79 and the Roots of New Labour

Stephen Meredith

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073229
eISBN:
9781781701508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073229.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This study is concerned with the ‘Old’ Labour right at a critical juncture of social democratic and Labour politics. It attempts to explain the complex transition from so-called ‘Old Right’ to ‘New ... More

Liberal realismA realist theory of liberal politics

Liberal realism: A realist theory of liberal politics

Matt Sleat

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088902
eISBN:
9781781706190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088902.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Events at the beginning of the twenty-first century have served to demonstrate to us the truth of the insight at the heart of the recent renewed interest in realist political theory that politics is ... More

Might, Right, Prosperity and ConsentRepresentative Democracy and the International Economy 1919–2001

Might, Right, Prosperity and Consent: Representative Democracy and the International Economy 1919–2001

Helen Thompson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077500
eISBN:
9781781701607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077500.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book offers an analysis of the problem of the authority of the state in democracies. Unlike many discussions of democracy that treat authority as a problem primarily of domestic politics or ... More

Negotiating Sovereignty and Human RightsInternational Society and the International Criminal Court

Negotiating Sovereignty and Human Rights: International Society and the International Criminal Court

Sibylle Scheipers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080098
eISBN:
9781781703021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080098.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book takes the transatlantic conflict over the International Criminal Court (ICC) as the lens for an enquiry into the normative foundations of international society. It shows how the way in ... More

Nostalgia and the post-war Labour PartyPrisoners of the past

Nostalgia and the post-war Labour Party: Prisoners of the past

Richard Jobson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526113306
eISBN:
9781526136039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113306.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the impact that nostalgia has had on the Labour Party’s political development since 1951. In contrast to existing studies that have emphasised the role played by modernity, it ... More

The Political Philosophy of Jean-Jacques RousseauThe Impossibility of Reason

The Political Philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau: The Impossibility of Reason

Mads Qvortrup

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065804
eISBN:
9781781700495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065804.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book presents an overview of Jean–Jacques Rousseau's work from a political science perspective. Was Rousseau — the great theorist of the French Revolution—really a conservative? The text argues ... More

The political theory of the Irish ConstitutionRepublicanism and the basic law

The political theory of the Irish Constitution: Republicanism and the basic law

Eoin Daly and Tom Hickey (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095283
eISBN:
9781781708842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095283.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Recent years have witnessed a revived interest in civic republicanism in Ireland, in tandem with a growing consciousness of republican ideas across the English-speaking world. Yet while republicanism ... More

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