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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

Austerity, Welfare and WorkExploring Politics, Geographies and Inequalities

Austerity, Welfare and Work: Exploring Politics, Geographies and Inequalities

David Etherington

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447350088
eISBN:
9781447350118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350088.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The book provides fresh perspectives on the link between welfare policy and employment relations. A central argument of the book is that austerity in the work first policies (including Universal ... More

Civil Society and the Family

Civil Society and the Family

Esther Muddiman, Sally Power, and Chris Taylor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355526
eISBN:
9781447355571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355526.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The relationship between the family and civil society has always been complex, with the family often regarded as separate from, or even oppositional to, civil society. Taking a fresh empirical ... More

Civil Society through the Lifecourse

Civil Society through the Lifecourse

Sally Power (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354833
eISBN:
9781447354857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354833.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This edited collection explores the temporal dimensions of civil society through examining how different lifecourse stages and events trigger or hinder engagement with civil society. There is ... More

Co-Creation in Theory and PracticeExploring Creativity in the Global North and South

Co-Creation in Theory and Practice: Exploring Creativity in the Global North and South

Christina Horvath and Juliet Carpenter (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447353959
eISBN:
9781447353973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353959.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the current context of neo-liberal policies, market deregulation and global flows, cities around the world have been faced with the increasingly complex challenges of fragmentation 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

Ecological Justice and the Extinction CrisisGiving Living Beings their Due

Ecological Justice and the Extinction Crisis: Giving Living Beings their Due

Anna Wienhues

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529208511
eISBN:
9781529208559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208511.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

As the biodiversity crisis deepens, this book sets out radical environmental thinking and action to respond to the threat of mass species extinction. The book conceptualises large-scale injustice ... More

The Foundational Economy and CitizenshipComparative Perspectives on Civil Repair

The Foundational Economy and Citizenship: Comparative Perspectives on Civil Repair

Filippo Barbera and Ian Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447353355
eISBN:
9781447353379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353355.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The Foundational Economy encompasses those goods and services, together with the economic and social relationships that underpin them, that provide the everyday infrastructure of civilized life. ... 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

It's the Government, Stupid!How Governments Blame Citizens for Their Own Policies

It's the Government, Stupid!: How Governments Blame Citizens for Their Own Policies

Keith Dowding

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529206388
eISBN:
9781529206432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206388.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Governments increasingly blame citizens for their own failed policies. Individuals can only be held responsible for the choices they reasonably make from the opportunities they have available to ... More

Policy Analysis in Colombia

Policy Analysis in Colombia

Pablo Sanabria-Pulido and Nadia Rubaii (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447347712
eISBN:
9781447348412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347712.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book is an innovative and systematic overview of policy analysis in Colombia and an instructive view of how it might help studies elsewhere. It casts new light on Colombia in a systematic ... More

Putting Civil Society in Its PlaceGovernance, Metagovernance and Subjectivity

Putting Civil Society in Its Place: Governance, Metagovernance and Subjectivity

Bob Jessop

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354956
eISBN:
9781447355007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354956.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book interprets civil society both as a shifting horizon of action and as an ensemble of governance arrangements with diverse agents rather than as a fixed reality with a definite substance. Its ... 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

Superdiversity, Policy and Governance in EuropeMulti-scalar Perspectives

Superdiversity, Policy and Governance in Europe: Multi-scalar Perspectives

Jenny Phillimore, Nando Sigona, and Katherine Tonkiss (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447352051
eISBN:
9781447352099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352051.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Immigration has transformed the social, economic, political and cultural landscapes of global cities such as London, Melbourne, Milan and Amsterdam. The term 'superdiversity' captures a new era of ... 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

Women's Activism Behind the ScreensTrade Unions and Gender Inequality in the British Film and Television Industries

Women's Activism Behind the Screens: Trade Unions and Gender Inequality in the British Film and Television Industries

Frances Galt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529206296
eISBN:
9781529214475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206296.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book contributes to important discussions on gender inequality in the present-day film and television industries and labour movement through an historical analysis of women workers and their ... More

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