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The Crisis of Social Democracy in Europe

Michael Keating and David McCrone (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748665822
eISBN:
9780748693863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665822.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book tackles a puzzle. Given the failings of neo-liberalism revealed by the economic crisis starting in 2008, why was social democracy not triumphant? After all, its political success over much ... More


Politics of Aesthetics

Mustafa Dikeç

in Space, Politics and Aesthetics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748685974
eISBN:
9781474412490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685974.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Arendt, Nancy and Rancière all find something politically appealing in Kant’s theory of aesthetic judgement, but appropriate different elements of it. Arendt focuses on ‘common sense’, Nancy on ... More


Politics for Equals

Mustafa Dikeç

in Space, Politics and Aesthetics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748685974
eISBN:
9781474412490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685974.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Rancière’s understanding of politics implies a relationship between aesthetic forms and established orders of hierarchy (‘the police’, as he calls them). Such orders are consolidated and apprehended ... More


The Sublime Element in Politics

Mustafa Dikeç

in Space, Politics and Aesthetics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748685974
eISBN:
9781474412490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685974.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The previous chapters show that, despite their differences, Arendt, Nancy and Rancière are committed to an understanding of politics that implies some form of generative rupture in the established ... More


The Language Question Becomes A Major Political Issue: 1860–1907

Ernst Håkon Jahr

in Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment: The Case of Modern Norwegian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748637829
eISBN:
9781474400855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637829.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Aasen’s and Knudsen’s programmes, representing conflicting sociolinguistic bases, contained an inherently explosive sociolinguistic opposition: while Aasen’s programme had its social basis among the ... More


Rights, Republicanism and Democracy

Richard Bellamy

in Republican Democracy: Liberty, Law and Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748643066
eISBN:
9780748689255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643066.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the role of law and rights for democracy in the context of republicanism. It considers the neo-republican defense of judicial review and its attempt to secure individual rights, ... More


Multiculturalism, Right-Wing Populism and the Crisis of Social Democracy

Susi Meret and Birte Siim

in The Crisis of Social Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748665822
eISBN:
9780748693863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665822.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter takes a less optimistic view about the future of social democracy, showing how right-populist and anti-immigration parties have exploited weaknesses in the Nordic model and appropriated ... More


Rights-Based Conciliation/Disability Conciliation

Morag Steven

in A Guide to Mediating in Scotland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860523
eISBN:
9781474406109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860523.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses rights-based conciliation/disability conciliation in Scotland. It begins with an overview of the Disability Conciliation Service (DCS), which operates throughout the UK and ... More


Distress I

Simon Morgan Wortham

in Modern Thought in Pain: Philosophy, Politics, Psychoanalysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748692415
eISBN:
9781474408660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692415.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Ranci;re's critique of Lyotard's interpretation of the sublime. Rancière's wider dissatisfaction with Lyotard hangs on a recursive reference to a lecture given by Lyotard for ... More


Distress II

Simon Morgan Wortham

in Modern Thought in Pain: Philosophy, Politics, Psychoanalysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748692415
eISBN:
9781474408660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692415.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter picks up afresh the question of whether the contrast between Rancière's emphasis on human equality and Lyotard's accent on dissymmetry can really be reduced to a matter of ... More


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