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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

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