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  • British Conservatism

    British Conservatism
    av Peter Dorey

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845113520

    Defence of inequality has always been a core principle of the Conservative Party in Great Britain. Yet the Conservatives have enjoyed great electoral success in a British society marked by widespread inequalities of wealth and income. Peter Dorey he…

  • Critical Turns in Critical Theory

    Critical Turns in Critical Theory

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845115593

    The contemporary world is one of contingency and risk. We face a range of social and political problems barely imaginable to previous generations. Here the technique of critical social theory is applied to some of the most challenging social and pol…

  • Making Reputations

    Making Reputations
    av Richard Toye

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781850438410

    Is a charismatic leader also an effective one? What role do commentators and historians have in shaping politicians' personae? Making Reputations provides a major new assessment of the role of individuals in British politics. The authors examine the…

  • The Emergence of Nationalist Politics in Morocco

    The Emergence of Nationalist Politics in Morocco
    av Daniel Zisenwine

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848853232

    The end of World War II intensified Morocco's nationalist struggle against French colonial rule, with the establishment of the Istiqlal ('independence') party and the Moroccan Sultan's emergence as a national leader. In this book, Daniel Zisenwine c…

  • Choosing Slovakia

    Choosing Slovakia
    av Alexander Maxwell

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848850743

    At the turn of the nineteenth century, Hungary was the site of a national awakening. While Hungarian-speaking Hungarians sought to assimilate Hungary's ethnic minorities into a new idea of nationhood, the country's Slavs instead imagined a proud mul…

  • Black Sea Politics

    Black Sea Politics
    av Ayse Ayata

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845110352

    Directly relates to current Ukraine crisis. Russia's Black Sea fleet is based in Ukrainian port of Sebastapol (Crimea). This work brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines on a region vitally important in current international relations…

  • Against the Cold War

    Against the Cold War
    av Darren G. Lilleker

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781850434719

    Who were the British MPs sympathetic to the Soviets - the 'crypto-communists' 'left-wing gadflys', the 'neo-Stalinist left' so derided by fellow politicians, journalists, historians and the public. These Labour MPs, fingered as 'Soviet spies' who de…

  • Harold Wilson and Europe

    Harold Wilson and Europe
    av Melissa Pine

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845114701

    The second British application to join the European Communities (EC) was made during Harold Wilson's second Labour government. It ended in failure with French President Charles de Gaulle's veto in November 1967. "Harold Wilson and Europe" traces the…

  • Conservative Suffragists

    Conservative Suffragists
    av Mitzi Auchterlonie

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845114855

    As the suffragette movement was becoming increasingly militant what was the Conservative reaction to successive parliamentary bills on women's suffrage and what was the level of support for votes for women within the Tory party? After the 1867 Refor…

  • The Political Philosophy of New Labour

    The Political Philosophy of New Labour
    av Matt Beech

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845110413

    Is New Labour more style than substance? Are its policies merely driven by pragmatism? Little has been published on the party's core ideas, the very existence of which is contested. This book is a study of the political philosophy of New Labour. Mat…

  • Richard Crossman and the Welfare State

    Richard Crossman and the Welfare State
    av Stephen Thornton

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845118488

    Generally remembered as a notorious diarist rather than a serious political figure, Richard Crossman's imposing presence in Harold Wilson's Cabinet during the 1964-1970 Labour governments proved, not least to himself, a disappointment. However, in t…

  • Constructing Political Islam as the New Other

    Constructing Political Islam as the New Other
    av Corinna Mullin

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848852686

    Why did political Islam so readily occupy the position of enemy 'other' for the United States in the context of what the American political leadership of the time labelled the 'War on Terror'? In a wide-ranging analysis of the historical and ideolog…

  • The Triumph of Military Zionism

    The Triumph of Military Zionism
    av Colin Shindler

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845110307

    A radical reappraisal of two key figures in the history of the Israeli Right, this is the first book to explore in depth the development of military Zionism, and gives important insights into the political status of Israel today. Why did Israel shif…

  • In the Shadow of the Dictators

    In the Shadow of the Dictators
    av Paul Corthorn

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781850438434

    Paul Corthorn presents an illuminating, in-depth study of the British Left's response to the rise of international fascism in the 1930s. He uses a range of newly available archival sources to analyse how the Labour left - which took the form of the…

  • Media and Politics in Latin America

    Media and Politics in Latin America
    av Carolina Matos

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848856127

    Latin America is an increasingly important geopolitical entity and its nations are emerging as some of the most influential and radical states in the modern world. The media conglomerates which control the television and radio platforms in these cou…

  • Reaction and the Avant-Garde

    Reaction and the Avant-Garde
    av Tom Villis

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845110390

    "Reaction and the Avant-Garde" illuminates a vital facet of right-wing thought in the first decades of the century, which had a powerful hold on Europe's intellectual elite. Prominent literary figures, such as Ezra Pound, Hilaire Belloc and the Ches…

  • The Liberal Unionist Party

    The Liberal Unionist Party
    av Ian Cawood

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848859173

    The Liberal Unionist party was one of the shortest-lived political parties in British history. It was formed in 1886 by a faction of the Liberal party, led by Lord Hartington, which opposed Irish home rule. In 1895, it entered into a coalition gover…

  • Revolution and Reform in Russia and Iran

    Revolution and Reform in Russia and Iran
    av Ghoncheh Tazmini

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848855540

    The Russian Revolutions of 1917 and the Iranian Revolution of 1979 are two examples of dramatic, sudden and extraordinary political upheaval that significantly altered the nature of the state and society in the modern age. Here, Ghoncheh Tazmini pro…

  • The Labour Party in Britain and Norway

    The Labour Party in Britain and Norway
    av David Redvaldsen

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848855403

    In the aftermath of World War I and the Russian Revolution of 1917, the nature, aims and trajectories of the Labour parties of Europe were fundamentally altered and transformed. In this compelling and thoughtful analysis of the Labour parties of Bri…

  • Dark Crusade

    Dark Crusade
    av Clifford A. Kiracofe

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845117559

    Despite its efforts to promote peace and instil democracy in the region, America is viewed by many in the Middle East as a dishonest broker waging a 'dark crusade' against its enemies: in covert collaboration with Israel. The crucial hostility to Ar…

  • Democracy, Citizenship and Youth

    Democracy, Citizenship and Youth

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848850484

    What is the place of young people in society today? This book presents a searching and comprehensive picture of youth, demonstrating both its diversity and singularity, and helping to dispel many of the myths, discriminations, stigmas and prejudices…

  • Philosophy, Politics and Religion in British Democracy

    Philosophy, Politics and Religion in British Democracy

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845119768

    Maurice Cowling was one of the most controversial historians and thinkers of the last 40 years and a key figure in modern British Conservatism. His work on intellectual and political history assaulted conventional understanding of the political proc…

  • Fundamentalism in the Modern World

    Fundamentalism in the Modern World

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848853614

    How does religious fundamentalism operate in modern global society? This two-volume series analyses the dynamics of fundamentalism and its relationship to the modern state, the public sphere and globalisation. In the first volume, fundamentalism is…

  • Khatami and Gorbachev

    Khatami and Gorbachev
    av Zhand Shakibi

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848851399

    Why is it important to compare the experiences, successes and difficulties of Mohammad Khatami and Mikhail Gorbachev, two leaders operating in very different political environments and cultures? Both men were products of two of the 20th century's mo…

  • The Labour Church

    The Labour Church
    av Jacqueline Turner

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784539436

    The Labour Church was an organisation fundamental to the British socialist movement during the formative years of the Independent Labour Party (ILP) and Labour Party between 1891 and 1914. It was founded by the Unitarian Minister John Trevor in Manc…

  • Democracy, Sovereignty and Terror

    Democracy, Sovereignty and Terror

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848853072

    'For those of us who have to live with terrorism, when we leave home in the morning there is no guarantee that we will come back.' Thus Lakshman Kadirgamar, Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister, foreshadowed his own assassination in 2005. He was an astute a…

  • Choosing the Labour Leader

    Choosing the Labour Leader
    av Timothy Heppell

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848853812

    The change in the method of selecting the Labour Party leader, from an elite parliamentary ballot to a mass participatory Electoral College, which occurred in 1981 was ideologically motivated. However, the strategy of the Left to enhance the account…

  • The Greek Idea

    The Greek Idea
    av Maria Koundoura

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845114879

    How do those living in diaspora form their own national and transnational identity? "The Greek Idea" offers a new critical paradigm from which to explore these identities. Drawing upon postcolonial theory, Maria Koundoura addresses and analyses the…

  • Labour Inside the Gate

    Labour Inside the Gate
    av Matthew Worley

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845113322

    The period between the wars was a watershed for the Labour Party as it transformed from a failed alternative to the Conservatives to a majority party of government. After a slow build-up, it went on to win a landslide victory that brought in the Att…

  • Flood Planning

    Flood Planning
    av Jeroen Warner

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845118174

    Floods are amongst the most common and devastating natural disasters. In the wake of such an event, the pressure to initiate flood protection schemes that will provide security is enormous, and politicians promise quick solutions in the national int…

  • Welfare Policy Under New Labour

    Welfare Policy Under New Labour
    av Andrew Connell

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848853898

    How much freedom of action does an ambitious reforming party have as it moves from opposition to government? Drawing on original research and first-hand interviews, Andrew Connell analyses the development of welfare reform policy following New Labou…

  • Nationalist Myths and Modern Media

    Nationalist Myths and Modern Media

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845110383

    A fascinating look at the role of the media in fostering nationalism, with a comparative approach that shows the interactions between American, Russian and German nationalism. Extreme nationalism is a subject of enormous contemporary significance to…

  • Staging Politics

    Staging Politics
    av Julia C. Strauss

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845113674

    This fresh and original study analyses how power presents itself in dramatic performance in these two increasingly economically and politically important continents. Emotion and politics play a hugely important role in the politics of Asia and Afric…