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Critique of Security

Mark Neocleous

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633289
eISBN:
9780748671984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633289.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The contemporary political imagination and social landscape are saturated by the idea of security and thoughts of insecurity. This saturation has been accompanied by the emergence of a minor industry ... More


Towards the Crisis

Luciano Canfora and Julian Stringer (eds)

in Julius Caesar: The People's Dictator

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619368
eISBN:
9780748670734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619368.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The most dangerous moment for Caesar in the political crisis that erupted in Rome, while he was occupied with the revolt of Vercingetorix, was the designation of Pompey as ‘consul without colleague’ ... More


Emergency? What Emergency?

Mark Neocleous

in Critique of Security

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633289
eISBN:
9780748671984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633289.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Building on the discussion of prerogative in the previous chapter, Chapter 2 offers a critique of the political discourse of ‘exception’. The chapter argues that the way to understand the politics of ... More


Fanatic Hearts: the IRA, 1939–45

Ian S. Wood

in Britain, Ireland and the Second World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623273
eISBN:
9780748651412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623273.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Emergency years drew the IRA into attacks on both sides of the Irish border and in Britain, which proved to be beyond its resources. It was severely hit by coercive measures applied against it by ... More


Éire in the Emergency and the Irish in Britain

Ian S. Wood

in Britain, Ireland and the Second World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623273
eISBN:
9780748651412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623273.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For the Irish state and its people, the social memory of the period 1939 to 1945 was defined by the relative deprivations brought about by the Emergency. Without the movement of labour to Britain, ... More


The Ethics of Emergency

Gifford Lectures

in The Lesser Evil

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618729
eISBN:
9780748671892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618729.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Terrorist states of emergency raise fundamental questions about the nature of the rule of law. If laws can be abridged and liberties suspended in an emergency, what remains of their legitimacy in ... More


‘The Supreme Concept of Bourgeois Society’: Liberalism and the Technique of Security

Mark Neocleous

in Critique of Security

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633289
eISBN:
9780748671984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633289.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter challenges the liberal treatment of security and liberty. Rather than a mythical liberal ‘balance’ between security and liberty, the chapter argues that liberalism has in fact always ... More


Is There a Supreme Emergency Exemption?

Brian Orend

in Just War Theory: A Reappraisal

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620746
eISBN:
9780748672042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620746.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Michael Walzer's just war theory claims that, when one is unjustly facing the “supreme emergency” of total extinction, one may legitimately waive the discrimination principle and target the civilian ... More


Introduction

Robert Cole

in Propaganda, Censorship and Irish Neutrality in the Second World War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622771
eISBN:
9780748651337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622771.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

A ‘war of words’ ensued, pitting first Britain and then the United States against Eire and anti-British Irish Americans. This ‘war of words’ over Eire neutrality, the subject of this study, has not ... More


A Complicated Affair: Turkey's Kurds and the European Court of Human Rights

Dilek Kurban and Haldun Gülalp

in The European Court of Human Rights: Implementing Strasbourg's Judgments on Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748670574
eISBN:
9780748689101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670574.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In Turkey, hundreds of cases were taken to the ECtHR in the 1990s in response to the violations originating from the actions of security forces, committed in the name of ‘combating terrorism’. This ... More


The UK’s Energy Security

Emre Üşenmez

in Oil and Gas Law: Current Practice & Emerging Trends

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861018
eISBN:
9781474406239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861018.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This Chapter deals with the issue of energy security in the UK. Although energy security is commonly viewed from the perspective of consumers, this Chapter distinguishes the dual identities of the UK ... More


The Sublime Dignity of the Dictator:1 Republicanism and the Return of Dictatorship in Political Modernity

Andreas Kalyvas

in African, American and European Trajectories of Modernity: Past Oppression, Future Justice?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474400404
eISBN:
9781474412476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400404.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the historical and conceptual co-evolution of republicanism and dictatorship in modern political thought. It also analyses the self-professed normative commitments of political ... More


Narrow Versus Comprehensive Justification in Humanitarian Aid: A Case Study of the CERF

Alexander Brown

in International Development and Human Aid: Principles, Norms and Institutions for the Global Sphere

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414470
eISBN:
9781474427005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414470.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a more comprehensive justification of the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) by supplementing conventional justifications with one of two fundamental principles of global ... More


Merdeka for Malaya: Imagining Independence across the British Empire

Tom Rice

in The Colonial Documentary Film in South and South-East Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474407205
eISBN:
9781474430487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407205.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In his chapter on ‘Merdeka for Malaya: Imagining Independence Across the British Empire’, Tom Rice explores how this film produced by the Malayan Film Unit in 1957 portrays Malaya’s path to ... More


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