General Politics

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  • Cover scan of Hayek's Liberalism And Its Origins
    Hayek's Liberalism And Its Origins: His Idea Of Spontaneous Order And The Scottish Enlightenment
    Christina Petsoulas - Paperback - Routledge
    This text offers a critique of Hayek's theory of cultural evolution and explores the roots of his powerful defence of liberalism.
  • Cover scan of Nation And Nationalism
    Nation And Nationalism
    - Paperback - Whittles
    The first volume in the occasional series, 'Neil Gunn Circle'. It provides an appraisal of Scottish nationalism through the lens of Neil M. Gunn's writings and its relevance to the modern debate.
  • Cover scan of Modern Studies
    How to Pass Modern Studies
    Frank Cooney - Paperback - Hodder Gibson
    Get your best grade with the SQA endorsed guide to National 5 Modern Studies. This text contains all the advice and support you need to revise successfully for your National 5 exam. It combines an overview of the course syllabus with advice from a top expert on how to improve exam performance, so you have the best chance of success.
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    YCP Scotland
    - Paperback - Hodder Gibson
    Developed in association with The Law Society of Scotland and the Citizenship Foundation, this third edition gives young people up-to-date, practical advice and information on the law and their rights and responsibilities. It encourages young people to reflect on their rights and responsibilities with coverage of aspects of the law that directly affect their lives as well as providing details of carefully selected and recommended organisations that can offer help and assistance to those that need it.
  • Cover scan of The Battle For Britain
    The Battle For Scotland
    David Torrance - Paperback - Biteback Publishing
    'The Battle for Scotland' charts the long political fight for independence, detailing the ins and outs of the referendum campaign based on opinion poll data, contemporary media coverage and, most importantly, in-depth interviews with protagonists on both sides of the debate: strategists, ministers, campaign gurus and leading journalists.
  • Cover scan of Ethics And Politics After Poststructuralism
    Ethics And Politics After Poststructuralism: Levinas, Derrida And Nancy
    Madeleine Fagan - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    What would political thought look like without the foundation of ethics? Drawing on the work of Emmanuel Levinas, Jacques Derrida and Jean-Luc Nancy, Madeleine Fagan puts forward a radical and far-reaching refusal of foundational ethics.
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    Managing Scotland's Public Services
    Robert Mackie - Paperback - W. Green
    This title considers the entire Scottish public sector, including the Scottish government, local government, the NHS, police and fire services. It offers guidance by examining the changes in Scottish public management since the 2007 Holyrood election.
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    Free At Last?: Civil Rights In The USA, 1918-1968
    John A. Kerr - Paperback - Hodder Gibson
    The 'National 4 & 5 History series' from Hodder Gibson offers six individual textbooks aimed at the most popular options for the new SQA syllabus, to be examined from 2014 onwards. Like all titles in the series, 'Free at Last? Civil Rights in the USA 1918-1968' gives a brief synopsis of each topic and then comprehensive coverage of the four main areas of mandatory content, as well as guidance on assignment writing and assessment procedures for exam practice. Glossary boxes throughout the text offer explanations of newly-introduced concepts and words, and suggestions are offered for further topic exploration beyond the textbook.
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    Life During Wartime: Resisting Counterinsurgency
    - Paperback - AK Press
    Counterinsurgency has existed as the state's implicit strategy for a generation, and increasingly this strategy is becoming explicit. In this chilling collection of sociological and political essays, 15 writers examine the application of domestic counterinsurgency tactics within the United States and seek to equip the left with a more nuanced understanding of state repression - and how to fight back.
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    The Case For Left Wing Nationalism
    Stephen Maxwell - Paperback - Luath Press
    Spanning four politically and socially tumultuous decades, Stephen Maxwell's writings explore the origins and development of the modern Scottish Nationalist movement.

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