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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


Rethinking Equality: The Challenge of Equal Citizenship

Chris Armstrong

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069246
eISBN:
9781781701287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069246.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book provides a critical account of contemporary egalitarian theories. It challenges their focus on issues of choice and personal responsibility, and questions their ability to address the major ... More


Supranational Citizenship

Lynn Dobson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719069529
eISBN:
9781781702154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069529.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book offers a conception of citizenship that is independent of any specific form of political organisation, while being compatible with multiple levels of political institutionalisation. Its ... More


Conclusion

Lynn Dobson

in Supranational Citizenship

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719069529
eISBN:
9781781702154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069529.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Working in normative theory, the book presents a new theory of citizenship simpliciter: as an institutional role permitting moral agency within a complex and differentiated institutional space. ... More


Introduction

Lynn Dobson

in Supranational Citizenship

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719069529
eISBN:
9781781702154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069529.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter introduces the real-world problem forming the context of application for the theoretical work: whether there could be such a thing as ‘European citizens’, as distinct from citizens of ... More


The politics of authorial ignorance: contemporary poetry

Andrew Bennett

in Ignorance: Literature and Agnoiology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074875
eISBN:
9781781702420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074875.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter takes a look at ignorance in modern poetry. Ignorance and authorial nescience is well established as a principle of literary composition, especially in Romantic and post-Romantic ... More


Theoretical preliminaries

Tim Markham

in The Politics of War Reporting: Authority, Authenticity and Morality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085284
eISBN:
9781781702642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085284.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter pins down what can defensibly be described as a Bourdieusian heuristic model. It presents the working definitions for some of the core concepts in Bourdieusian theory. This is followed ... More


Introduction: really existing democracy

Bryce Lease

in After '89: Polish Theatre and the Political

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992958
eISBN:
9781526115263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992958.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

While nationalism under communism had particular social functions, some (though not all) of which held subversive potentials, in a liberal democracy nationalism often attests to the needs of ... More


The Cordeliers Club and the democratisation of English republican ideas1

Rachel Hammersley

in The English Republican tradition and eighteenth-century France: Between the Ancients and the Moderns

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079320
eISBN:
9781781702345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079320.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Cordeliers Club, which was established in the spring of 1790, grew out of the Cordeliers District—one of the sixty electoral districts of Paris that had been created to facilitate the elections ... More


Conclusions to Part III

Alastair J. Reid

in The Tide of Democracy: Shipyard Workers and Social Relations in Britain, 1870-1950

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081033
eISBN:
9781781702949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081033.003.0016
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter presents conclusions to Part III, covering Chapters 11–14. It has long been evident that few late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century British trade unionists were state socialists ... More


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