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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

Borders, Migration and Class in an Age of CrisisProducing Immigrants and Workers

Borders, Migration and Class in an Age of Crisis: Producing Immigrants and Workers

Tom Vickers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529201819
eISBN:
9781529201840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201819.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines how borders structure the working class, shaping exploitation and resistance. The book uses the example of Britain to demonstrate the contemporary relevance of a Marxist approach ... 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

How Language Works in PoliticsThe Impact of Vague Legislation on Policy

How Language Works in Politics: The Impact of Vague Legislation on Policy

Matthew Williams

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781529200201
eISBN:
9781529200225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200201.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

There were more colons used in legislation in 2015 than there were words enacted in 1900. Using analysis from machine readings of all legislation enacted between 1900 and 2015, this book discusses ... 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

The People in QuestionCitizens and Constitutions in Uncertain Times

The People in Question: Citizens and Constitutions in Uncertain Times

Jo Shaw

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529208894
eISBN:
9781529208924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208894.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The book explores tensions in the relationship between citizenship and constitutions. It starts from the proposition that the citizen is a central figure in most if not all constitutional set-ups at ... More

Rational Choice and Political Power

Rational Choice and Political Power

Keith Dowding

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529206333
eISBN:
9781529206371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206333.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Rational Choice and Political Power is a classic text republished with two new chapters. It critiques the three dimensions of power showing that we can explain everything the dimensions are designed ... More

Reimagining the NationTogetherness, Belonging and Mobility

Reimagining the Nation: Togetherness, Belonging and Mobility

Claire Sutherland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447326281
eISBN:
9781447336655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326281.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book develops new ways of thinking beyond the nation as a form of political community by seeking to transcend ethnonational categories of ‘us’ and ‘them’. Drawing on scholarship and cases ... 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

The Social Construction of State PowerApplying Realist Constructivism

The Social Construction of State Power: Applying Realist Constructivism

J. Samuel Barkin (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529209839
eISBN:
9781529209860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209839.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The relationship between realism and constructivism in international relations theory is a fraught one. The two paradigmatic framings of IR are often understood, and taught, as being in opposition to ... 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

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