General Politics


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    Scottish Politics: An Introduction
    Neil McGarvey - Hardback - Palgrave Macmillan
    This textbook covers all the major features of Scottish politics and is informed by contemporary research and debates. It gives an account of Scottish government in a multi-level system and contains chapters on all the main political institutions. Coverage extends up until the initial performance of the Salmond regime.
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    Arabic In The Fray: Language Ideology And Cultural Politics
    Yasir Suleiman - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    This title considers the way Arabic has been deployed in the modern world to express different constructions of national, ethnic, religious, and state identities.
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    Arabic In The Fray: Language Ideology And Cultural Politics
    Yasir Suleiman - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This title considers the way Arabic has been deployed in the modern world to express different constructions of national, ethnic, religious, and state identities.
  • Cover scan of The Idea Of Commercial Society In The Scottish Enlightenment
    The Idea Of Commercial Society In The Scottish Enlightenment
    Christopher J. Berry - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    Christopher Berry highlights a central novelty of the Scottish Enlightenment, its unprecedented discussion of the inter-dependency of relations in a commercial society.
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    Cartography Of Revolutionary Anarchism
    Michael Schmidt - Paperback - AK Press
    A concise history of the significance and global reach of organised anarchism, tracing its spread beyond the borders of Western Europe and North America, to Latin America, the Caribbean, Middle East, Asia, Oceania and Africa. Journalist Michael Schmidt identifies five 'waves' of labour militancy that have defined organised anarchism over the past 150 years, explaining the central features of each.
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    Human Rights From Community: A Rights-Based Approach To Development
    Oche Onazi - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    Oche Onazi uses Nigeria as a case study to show how the idea of community is a better alternative to state and market-based approaches to human rights, which lead to poverty, exclusion and a lack of participation.
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    Undoing Border Imperialism
    Harsha Walia - Paperback - AK Press
    By reframing immigrant rights movements within a transnational analysis of capitalism, labour exploitation, settler colonialism, state building and racialised empire, 'Undoing Border Imperialism' offers relevant insights for effective strategies to cultivate sustainable communities striving toward liberation.
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    Road To Referendum
    Iain Macwhirter - Hardback - Cargo
    Iain Macwhirter looks at the origins, ambitions and changes of the nationalist movement; at how the SNP moved from just 150 members to one of Europe's most important parties; how politicians of the UK political scene have shifted and influenced the most major popular movement in British politics.
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    Gender And Political Recruitment: Theorizing Institutional Change
    Meryl Kenny - Hardback - Palgrave Macmillan
    This work explores the gendered dynamics of institutional innovation, continuity and change in candidate selection and recruitment. Drawing on the insights of feminist institutionalism, it extends the supply and demand model of political recruitment via a micro-level case study of the candidate selection process in post-devolution Scotland.
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    Agamben And The Politics Of Human Rights: Statelessness, Images, Violence
    John Lechte - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    Can human rights protect the stateless? Or are they permanently excluded from politics? This book reveals the paradoxes central to the politics of human rights by exploring questions of statelessness, exclusion, the violence of security and the visual representation of refugees and illegal migrants in the media.

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