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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

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

The Activation of Citizenship in Europe

The Activation of Citizenship in Europe

Thomas Pfister

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083310
eISBN:
9781781704653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083310.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book illuminates the links between the currently dominant transnational discourse on what constitutes ‘modern’ social policy and contemporary concepts and practices of citizenship. Throughout ... More

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

The African presenceRepresentations of Africa in the construction of Britishness

The African presence: Representations of Africa in the construction of Britishness

Graham Harrison

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719088858
eISBN:
9781781705773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088858.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book considers the ways that representations of Africa have contributed to the changing nature of British national identity. It does so by developing the concept of the African presence: the ... 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

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 age of internationalism and Belgium, 1880-1930Peace, progress and prestige

The age of internationalism and Belgium, 1880-1930: Peace, progress and prestige

Daniel Laqua

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088834
eISBN:
9781781706183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088834.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This study investigates internationalism through the prism of a small European country. It explores an age in which many groups and communities – from socialists to scientists – organised themselves ... More

The Age of ObamaThe Changing Place of Minorities in British and American Society

The Age of Obama: The Changing Place of Minorities in British and American Society

Tom Clark, Robert D. Putnam, and Edward Fieldhouse

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082771
eISBN:
9781781702901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082771.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Drawing on collaborative research from a team at Harvard and Manchester universities, this book asks how two very different societies are responding to the tide of diversity that is being felt around ... 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

Anglo-German Relations During the Labour Governments 1964-70NATO Strategy, Detente and European Integration

Anglo-German Relations During the Labour Governments 1964-70: NATO Strategy, Detente and European Integration

Terry Macintyre

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076008
eISBN:
9781781701485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076008.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Speaking at West Point in 1962, Dean Acheson observed that Britain had lost an empire and had still to find a new role. This book explains why, as Britain's Labour government contemplated withdrawal ... More

Anti-terrorism, citizenship and security

Anti-terrorism, citizenship and security

Lee Jarvis and Michael Lister

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091599
eISBN:
9781781708316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091599.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book explores how different publics make sense of and evaluate anti-terrorism powers within the UK, and the implications of this for citizenship and security. Since 9/11, the UK’s anti-terrorism ... More

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

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

Between Growth and SecuritySwedish Social Democracy From a Strong Society to a Third Way

Between Growth and Security: Swedish Social Democracy From a Strong Society to a Third Way

Jenny Andersson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074394
eISBN:
9781781701270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074394.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Social policy is not a cost, but a productive investment, wrote the Swedish social democratic economist Gunnar Myrdal in 1932, the year the Swedish social democrats (SAP) gained electoral power. This ... More

Between Two UnionsEuropeanisation and Scottish Devolution

Between Two Unions: Europeanisation and Scottish Devolution

Paolo Dardanelli

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070808
eISBN:
9781781701393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070808.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book is an in-depth comparative study of Scottish devolution and an analysis of the impact of the European dimension. With a focus on the periods leading up to the referendums in 1979 and 1997, ... More

Between Two Worlds of Father PoliticsUSA or Sweden?

Between Two Worlds of Father Politics: USA or Sweden?

Michael Rush

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091896
eISBN:
9781781708347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091896.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Between ‘two worlds’ of father politics represents the USA and Sweden as two ends on an international continuum in ways of thinking about fatherhood. The ‘two worlds’ model locates the decline of ... More

Beyond Devolution and DecentralisationBuilding Regional Capacity in Wales and Brittany

Beyond Devolution and Decentralisation: Building Regional Capacity in Wales and Brittany

Alistair Cole

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070921
eISBN:
9781781701362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070921.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book compares the politics, policies, and polity-building dynamics of devolution in Wales and decentralisation in the French region of Brittany. Empirically, it draws conclusions from in-depth ... 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

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