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International Organizations and Small StatesParticipation, Legitimacy and Vulnerability

International Organizations and Small States: Participation, Legitimacy and Vulnerability

Jack Corbett, Xu Yi-chong, and Patrick Weller

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529207682
eISBN:
9781529207705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207682.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Multilateralism and the institutions of global governance are premised on two norms: the sovereignty equality of states and the right to development. This book considers how actors interpret these ... More

Practical Lessons from Policy Theories

Practical Lessons from Policy Theories

Christopher Weible and Paul Cairney (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447359821
eISBN:
9781447359845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447359821.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book challenges policy theory scholars to change the way they produce and communicate research. The book proposes eight ways to synthesise and translate state-of-the-art knowledge to equip ... More

Participatory IdeologyFrom Exclusion to Involvement

Participatory Ideology: From Exclusion to Involvement

Peter Beresford

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447360490
eISBN:
9781447360537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447360490.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The COVID-19 pandemic, Black Lives Matter movement and renewed action against climate change all highlight the increasing gulf between narrowly based dominant political ideologies and popular demands ... More

Critical Realism for Health and Illness ResearchA Practical Introduction

Critical Realism for Health and Illness Research: A Practical Introduction

Priscilla Alderson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447354550
eISBN:
9781447354574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354550.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Critical realism, a toolkit of practical ideas, helps researchers to extend, clarify and validate their work. Critical realism resolves problems and contradictions between quantitative factual ... More

What in the World?Understanding Global Social Change

What in the World?: Understanding Global Social Change

Mathias Albert and Tobias Werron (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529213317
eISBN:
9781529213355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213317.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Analysing social change has too often been characterized by parochialism, either a Eurocentrism that projects European experience outwards or a disciplinary narrowness that ignores insights from ... More

The Idea of Civilization and the Making of the Global Order

The Idea of Civilization and the Making of the Global Order

Andrew Linklater

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529213874
eISBN:
9781529213904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213874.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book analyses the impact of the idea of civilization on the global political order. The inquiry explains Norbert Elias’s pioneering examination of the rise of European civilized self-images. It ... More

Reviving Local Authority Housing DeliveryChallenging Austerity Through Municipal Entrepreneurialism

Reviving Local Authority Housing Delivery: Challenging Austerity Through Municipal Entrepreneurialism

Janice Morphet and Ben Clifford

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355748
eISBN:
9781447355779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355748.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book provides crucial insight into the fight back against austerity by local authorities through emerging forms of municipal entrepreneurialism in housing delivery. Capturing this moment within ... More

Westminster and the WorldCommonwealth and Comparative Insights for Constitutional Reform

Westminster and the World: Commonwealth and Comparative Insights for Constitutional Reform

W. Elliot Bulmer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529200621
eISBN:
9781529200652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200621.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book considers what Britain might learn from Westminster-derived constitutions around the world. The book begins by identifying the deep constitutional crisis of the British body-politic and ... More

Anarchist CyberneticsControl and Communication in Radical Politics

Anarchist Cybernetics: Control and Communication in Radical Politics

Thomas Swann

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529208788
eISBN:
9781529208832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208788.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Through a focus on control (self-organisation) and communication (alternative social media platforms), Anarchist Cybernetics explores the structures and functions of radically participatory and ... More

Cruelty or HumanityChallenges, Opportunities and Responsibilities

Cruelty or Humanity: Challenges, Opportunities and Responsibilities

Stuart Rees

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447356974
eISBN:
9781447357018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356974.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Discrimination, unjust economic policies and violent regimes continue in the 21st century. This book exposes politicians' cruel motives and the resulting outcomes. The book begins with an overview of ... More

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