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Inflation, democracy, and populism

Thomas Docherty

in The new treason of the intellectuals: Can the University survive?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526132741
eISBN:
9781526138965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526132741.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The crisis in higher education is also simultaneously a crisis in constitutional democracies; and the two are intimately linked. The corruption of language that shapes managerialist discourse enables ... More


Electoral integrity and post-truth politics

Sarah Birch

in None past the post: Britain at the polls, 2017

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526133281
eISBN:
9781526138828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526133281.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the issue of electoral integrity at the 2017 general election and in British politics more generally. While elections are generally administered to high standards and are free ... More


The search for impact in British probation: from programmes to skills and implementation

Peter Raynor

in Evidence-Based Skills in Criminal Justice: International Research on Supporting Rehabilitation and Desistance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447332961
eISBN:
9781447333005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332961.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Social scientists have often had difficulty evaluating the impact of probation services, partly because expectations and political circumstances change and partly because appropriate methodologies ... More


Bullshit, Post-truth, and Propaganda

Quassim Cassam

in Political Epistemology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780192893338
eISBN:
9780191914607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893338.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The question addressed in this chapter is whether the concepts of post-truth and bullshit are useful tools of politico-epistemological analysis in relation to political events in the U.S. and U.K. ... More


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