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Unhastening ScienceAutonomy and Reflexivity in the Social theory of Knowledge

Unhastening Science: Autonomy and Reflexivity in the Social theory of Knowledge

Dick Pels

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236382
eISBN:
9781846314322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314322
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book offers an account of what makes science special among other human pursuits, critically engaging with a variety of approaches, especially constructivist and relativist studies of science and ... More

The UNHCR and World PoliticsA Perilous Path

The UNHCR and World Politics: A Perilous Path

Gil Loescher

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246915
eISBN:
9780191599781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246912.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was created over 50 years ago to be a human rights and advocacy organization. But governments also created the agency to promote regional ... More

Union VoicesTactics and Tensions in UK Organizing

Union Voices: Tactics and Tensions in UK Organizing

Melanie Simms, Jane Holgate, and Edmund Heery

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451201
eISBN:
9780801466021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451201.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book evaluates how labor unions fared in the political and institutional context created by Great Britain's New Labour government, which was in power from 1997 to 2010. The book presents a ... More

The United Nations Democracy AgendaA Conceptual History

The United Nations Democracy Agenda: A Conceptual History

Kirsten Haack

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079818
eISBN:
9781781703212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079818.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book provides a critical, conceptual-historical analysis of democracy at the United Nations, detailed in four ‘visions’ of democracy: civilization, elections, governance and developmental ... More

The United Nations, Intra-state Peacekeeping and Normative Change

The United Nations, Intra-state Peacekeeping and Normative Change

Esref Aksu

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067488
eISBN:
9781781700525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067488.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This study explores the normative dimension of the evolving role of the United Nations in peace and security and, ultimately, in governance. What is dealt with here is both the UN's changing raison ... More

The United States and Iraq since 1979Hegemony, Oil and War

The United States and Iraq since 1979: Hegemony, Oil and War

Steven Hurst

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627677
eISBN:
9780748672103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627677.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines American policy toward Iraq between 1979 and 2009. In that period American policy evolved through a series of stages: Initially, the Iranian Revolution and fear of an Iranian ... More

The United States and Western Europe Since 1945From "Empire" by Invitation to Transatlantic Drift

The United States and Western Europe Since 1945: From "Empire" by Invitation to Transatlantic Drift

Geir Lundestad

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266685
eISBN:
9780191601057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266689.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Based on new and existing research by a world‐class scholar, this is the first book in twenty years to examine the dynamics of the entire American–Western European relationship since 1945. The ... More

The United States Congress

The United States Congress

Ross English

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063084
eISBN:
9781781700228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063084.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The role of the Congress is essential to any study of American government and politics. It would be impossible to gain a complete understanding of the American system of government without an ... More

The United States, the Soviet Union and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-67Superpower Rivalry

The United States, the Soviet Union and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-67: Superpower Rivalry

Joseph Heller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526103826
eISBN:
9781526120915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103826.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Four questions stand before the historian of the cold war and the Arab-Israeli conflict: 1) Did Israel and the US have a ‘special relationship’? 2) Were Soviet-Israeli relations destined for failure ... More

Uniting StatesVoluntary Union in World Politics

Uniting States: Voluntary Union in World Politics

Joseph Parent

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199782192
eISBN:
9780199919147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782192.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

What causes states to politically unify voluntarily? The answers are urgent for states seeking stability and peaceful change with their neighbors. If realists are right, voluntary union should never ... More

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