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Sovereignty and Superheroes

Neal Curtis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085048
eISBN:
9781526104434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085048.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book explores the concept of sovereignty through an analysis of superhero comics. Sovereignty is traditionally understood to be the legitimate monopoly on the use of force in a given territory. ... More


Ireland during the Second World War: Farewell to Plato's Cave

Bryce Evans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089510
eISBN:
9781781707531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089510.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

In the first book detailing the social and economic history of Ireland during the Second World War, Dr Bryce Evans reveals the hidden story of the Irish Emergency. If the diplomatic history of Irish ... More


Pragmatism versus principles, 1923–32

Agnès Maillot

in In the Shadow of History: Sinn Féin 1926-70

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719084898
eISBN:
9781526103918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084898.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The Sinn Féin party that was born after the civil war was soon torn by internal divisions, which led to the 1926 split and the departure of de Valera. The end of the decade was thus characterised by ... More


Emergency and bare life

Neal Curtis

in Sovereignty and Superheroes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085048
eISBN:
9781526104434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085048.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter continues to interrogate a problem emerging out of the previous two chapters on law and violence, and the friend and enemy distinction, namely the capacity the sovereign has to suspend ... More


Food, the Emergency and the lower-class Irish body, c.1939–45

Bryce Evans

in Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097850
eISBN:
9781526120977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097850.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The ending of the Anglo-Irish Economic War (1932-8) is often represented as a watershed in British-Irish relations. However, it was soon followed by renewed trade hostility. Between 1940 and 1945, ... More


Migrants, medics, matrons: exploring the spectrum of Irish immigrants in the wartime British health sector

Jennifer Redmond

in Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097850
eISBN:
9781526120977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097850.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Irish medical migrants had a visible presence in twentieth-century British hospitals, particularly during the Second World War. This chapter outlines the profile of migrants returning from Britain to ... More


Conclusions

Bryce Evans

in Ireland during the Second World War: Farewell to Plato's Cave

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089510
eISBN:
9781781707531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089510.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The under-researched social and economic history of the period concerns a period of isolation in which crime and the cost of living rose steeply; unemployment and emigration remained wearyingly high; ... More


Taxation, war and rebellion: Nantes and Henry III, 1574–89

Elizabeth C. Tingle

in Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067266
eISBN:
9781781700860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067266.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Religious policy, taxation and war created tensions within this polity, but the new town council was determinedly loyal to the king. But these ultimately failed because the king was unable to impose ... More


The Kurdish problem

Amikam Nachmani

in Turkey: Facing a New Millennium: Coping with Intertwined Conflicts

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063701
eISBN:
9781781700389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063701.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter focuses on the Kurdish problem and the victory Turkey gained over the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), describing the guerrilla and terror campaigns launched by the PKK after 1984 that ... More


Containing the spectacle: disaster management

Charlotte Heath-Kelly

in Death and Security: Memory and Mortality at the Bombsite

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993139
eISBN:
9781526120991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993139.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Interpreting security as the effacement of mortality enables us to dramatically broaden the scope of research to include non-anticipatory temporalities of security. In this chapter, present-tense ... More


Alone among neutrals: Ireland’s unique experience of tuberculosis during the Second World War

Anne Mac Lellan

in Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097850
eISBN:
9781526120977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097850.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how and why Ireland’s tuberculosis problem exacerbated during the Emergency. It demonstrates that 1942 saw 4,300 tubercular deaths across the country, an incidence rate not seen ... More


Hope

Naomi Paxton

in Stage rights!: The Actresses' Franchise League, activism and politics 1908-58

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526114785
eISBN:
9781526139054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114785.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter begins with the development of the Actresses' Franchise League’s Woman’s Theatre project and its first season in 1913, and considers the idea in the wider context of similar European and ... More


The ‘five techniques’ of interrogation and the Aden Emergency, 1963–67

Samantha Newbery

in Interrogation, intelligence and security: Controversial British Techniques

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091483
eISBN:
9781781708552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091483.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter identifies the nature of the ‘five techniques’ of interrogation used during the State of Emergency in Aden. The threat from nationalist insurgents led not only to the declaration of a ... More


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