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World Bank Group Interactions with Environmentalists: Changing International Organisation Identities

Susan Park

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079474
eISBN:
9781781703335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079474.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book shows how environmentalists have shaped the world's largest multilateral development lender, investment financier and political risk insurer to take up sustainable development. It ... More


Groups, Representation and Democracy: Between Promise and Practice

Darren R. Halpin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076527
eISBN:
9781781701690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076527.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Whether called pressure groups, NGOs, social movement organisations or organised civil society, the value of ‘groups’ to the policy process, to economic growth, to governance, to political ... More


The Conservative Party and the extreme right 1945–75

Mark Pitchford

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083631
eISBN:
9781781702864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083631.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book reveals the Conservative Party's relationship with the extreme right between 1945 and 1975. It shows how the Party, realising that its well-documented pre-Second World War connections with ... More


The Israeli Response to Jewish Extremism and Violence

Ami Pedahzur

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063725
eISBN:
9781781700303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063725.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book looks at the theoretical issue of how a democracy can defend itself from those wishing to subvert or destroy it without being required to take measures that would impinge upon the basic ... More


The politics of old age: Older people's interest organisations and collective action in Ireland

Doyle Martha

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090479
eISBN:
9781781707692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090479.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The politics of old age in the twenty-first century is contentious, encompassing ideological debates about how old age is conceptualised and the rights and welfare entitlements of individuals in ... More


Dawn over Bretton Woods

Harry Blutstein

in The Ascent of Globalisation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992897
eISBN:
9781526104311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992897.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The global economic order that emerged at the end of the Second World War was the work of two men: John Maynard Keynes and Harry Dexter White. This chapter describes the tense negotiations between ... More


Free trade follies

Harry Blutstein

in The Ascent of Globalisation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992897
eISBN:
9781526104311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992897.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Peter Sutherland, as the head of GATT, played a masterful endgame, taking the stalled free trade talks to a final agreement in 1994, creating the World Trade Organization (WTO). Reflecting neoliberal ... More


Health of nations

Harry Blutstein

in The Ascent of Globalisation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992897
eISBN:
9781526104311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992897.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

When Gro Brundtland was elected Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), she soon discovered that she headed an organisation that had lost its way. To revive its fortunes, Brundtland ... More


Human Rights and the Borders of Suffering: The Promotion of Human Rights in International Politics

Anne Brown

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061059
eISBN:
9781781700365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061059.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book argues for greater openness in the ways we approach human rights and international rights promotion, and in so doing brings some new understanding to old debates. Starting with the ... More


Inclusion, Exclusion and the Governance of European Security

Mark Webber

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061486
eISBN:
9781781701645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061486.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

How inclusive are the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) and the European Union (EU)? The enlargement of both organisations seems to give some substance to the vision of a ‘Europe whole and ... More


Greening organisations: purchasing, consumption and innovation

Ken Green, Barbara Morton, and Steve New

in Innovation By Demand: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Demand and its Role in Innovation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062674
eISBN:
9781781700273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062674.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores whether the use of ‘consumer’ pressure in improving the environmental performance of companies, a tactic long advocated by environmentalists, stands critical scrutiny. It ... More


International Federation for Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers: labour internationalism as vertical networking?

Paul Routledge and Andrew Cumbers

in Global Justice Networks: Geographies of Transnational Solidarity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076855
eISBN:
9781781702307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076855.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter focuses upon the International Federation for Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers (ICEM), a longer established global union federation with more a formal hierarchical ... More


Contextualizing the debate over democracy

Katherine Fierlbeck

in Globalizing Democracy: Power, Legitimacy and the Interpretation of Democratic Ideas

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719049958
eISBN:
9781781701416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719049958.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter considers the recent explosion of theories of democratization within a globalized world. It demonstrates how ‘democracy’ has too quickly become, both academically and politically, all ... More


Power, legitimacy, and the interpretation of democracy

Katherine Fierlbeck

in Globalizing Democracy: Power, Legitimacy and the Interpretation of Democratic Ideas

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719049958
eISBN:
9781781701416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719049958.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter explores the political context surrounding the inflation of democratic meaning. It also reports a very basic conception of ‘democratic neutrality’ which preserves the ability of ... More


The Catholic ‘third wave’: creating a new order

John Anderson

in Christianity and Democratisation: From Pious Subjects to Critical Participants

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077388
eISBN:
9781781702000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077388.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter investigates the role of individual leaders and the peculiarly Catholic transnational dimension in bringing about change, and some of the ways in which religious organisations ... More


Labour, civic associations and the new democracy

David Thackeray

in Conservatism for the democratic age: Conservative cultures and the challenge of mass politics in early twentieth century England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719087615
eISBN:
9781781705858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087615.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In the existing historical literature produced on the progress of Unionist politics during the First World War much attention has focused on the party’s efforts to develop an appeal to ‘patriotic ... More


Conclusion

Gill Allwood and Khursheed Wadia

in Refugee Women in Britain and France

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071225
eISBN:
9781781701720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071225.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

One of the main aims of this book has been to place the story of refugee women and asylum seekers at the centre of accounts of refugee migration and migrants in Britain and France in order to ... More


European security and the inclusion/exclusion dynamic

Mark Webber

in Inclusion, Exclusion and the Governance of European Security

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061486
eISBN:
9781781701645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061486.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

For those fortunate to live in a prosperous democratic state in the first decade of the 2000s, the politics of inclusion seems a natural state of affairs. It is indeed one of the most powerful ... More


Inclusion, exclusion and the international politics of the Cold War

Mark Webber

in Inclusion, Exclusion and the Governance of European Security

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061486
eISBN:
9781781701645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061486.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In a book intended to have a contemporary bearing, it may seem idiosyncratic to devote an entire chapter to the Cold War. There are, after all, other more recent episodes which could be said to have ... More


NATO: ‘a just and lasting peaceful order in Europe’

Mark Webber

in Inclusion, Exclusion and the Governance of European Security

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061486
eISBN:
9781781701645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061486.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter assesses the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's (NATO) relevance in terms of how it has contributed to a dynamic of inclusion and, in parallel, of exclusion in European security. It ... More


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