Devolution & Regionalism: The UK Experience (Regions and by Jonathan Bradbury

By Jonathan Bradbury

Devolution, Regionalism and nearby improvement presents an outline and demanding standpoint at the influence of devolution on regionalism within the united kingdom considering the fact that 1999, taking a research-based examine concerns principal to the advance of regionalism: politics, governance and making plans. This multidisciplinary publication is written by way of teachers from the fields of geography, economics, city making plans, public coverage, administration, public management, politics and sociology with a last bankruptcy by means of Patrick Le Gales putting the learn findings right into a theoretical context. this may be a major booklet for these learning and studying financial and political geography and making plans in addition to these taken with neighborhood improvement.

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Slaves Tell Tales: And Other Episodes in the Politics of by Sara Forsdyke

By Sara Forsdyke

Most stories of old Greek politics specialise in formal associations corresponding to the political meeting and the legislations courts, and disregard the position that casual social practices performed within the rules of the political order. Sara Forsdyke argues, in contrast, that quite a few types of pop culture in old Greece--including pageant revelry, oral storytelling, and renowned different types of justice--were a necessary medium for political expression and performed a huge function within the negotiation of family members among elites and much, in addition to masters and slaves, within the Greek city-states. even though those different types of social existence are just poorly attested within the assets, Forsdyke means that Greek literature finds strains of pop culture that may be additional illuminated through comparability with later ancient sessions. via taking a look past institutional contexts, furthermore, Forsdyke recovers the ways in which teams that have been excluded from the formal political sphere--especially girls and slaves--participated within the approach in which society used to be ordered.

Forsdyke starts off every one bankruptcy with an it appears marginal incident in Greek history--the worship of a useless slave via masters on Chios, the naming of Sicyon's civic divisions after lowly animals comparable to pigs and asses, and the driving of an adulteress on a donkey in the course of the streets of Cyme--and indicates how those episodes display the importance of casual social practices and discourses within the legislation and copy of the social order. the result's an unique, interesting, and enlightening new point of view on politics and pop culture in old Greece.

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The World Bank and HIV AIDS: Setting a global agenda by Sophie Harman

By Sophie Harman

The governance of the HIV/AIDS pandemic has come to symbolize a multi-faceted and intricate operation within which the area financial institution has set and sustained the worldwide time table for through the area financial institution. The governance of HIV/ AIDS. via fiscal incentive they've got restructured the is a political foundations of nations in sub-Saharan Africa and the pursuit of switch in country, undertaking that seeks to embed liberal perform via person, nation, and societal neighborhood behaviour. on the middle of this tradition is the force to impose blueprint neoliberal market-based ideas on a personal-global issue.

This ebook unravels how the Bank’s strong governance schedule and dedication to participation, possession and transparency manifests itself in perform, during the Multi-Country AIDS application (MAP), and crucially the way it is pushing an time table that sees a shift in either international overall healthiness interventions and country configuration in sub-Saharan Africa. The publication considers the mechanisms utilized by the financial institution – and the issues therein – to interact the kingdom, civil society and the person in responding to the HIV/AIDS drawback, and the way those mechanisms were exported to different worldwide initiatives corresponding to the worldwide Fund and UNAIDS. Harman argues in end that not just has the financial institution set the worldwide schedule for HIV/AIDS, yet underpinning this can be a wider dedication to liberal governance reform via neoliberal incentive.

Making an enormous contribution to our figuring out of worldwide governance and foreign politics, this ebook could be of curiosity to scholars and students of politics, overseas political economic system, diplomacy, improvement reviews and civil society.

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Counter-Terrorism: Community-Based Approaches to Preventing by B. Spalek

By B. Spalek

This booklet examines community-based techniques to counter-terrorism via an research of the notions of neighborhood, partnership, engagement, gender and faith so one can shed new mild at the capability of, and disadvantages to those ways. Dr. Spalek stresses the necessity for coverage makers and practitioners to mirror at the effectiveness of the projects that they're engaged with, really when it comes to how community-targeted or community-focused they are.

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Universality, Ethics and International Relations: A by Véronique Pin-Fat

By Véronique Pin-Fat

Universality Ethics and diplomacy introduces scholars to the most important debates approximately ethics in diplomacy conception. This publication explores the explanations why grappling with universality and ethics appears a profound endeavour and the place we turn out once we do. by means of delivering a brand new mind set approximately ethics in diplomacy, Pin-Fat indicates that there are a number of sorts of universality that are provided because the resolution to ethics in international politics; the divine universality of Hans Morgenthau, the best universality of Charles R. Beitz and the binary universality of Michael Walzer.? Taking the reader on a grammatical odyssey via every one, the ebook concludes that profound searches for the principles of universality can’t fulfil our private wishes for a solution to ethics in worldwide politics. Pin-Fat means that the failure of those searches finds the moral desirability of protecting universality as (im)possible. an incredible textual content to be used in a large choice of classes, together with ethics in diplomacy, diplomacy conception, and foreign political conception, this paintings offers a helpful new contribution to this swiftly constructing box of study.

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Work After Globalisation: Building Occupational Citizenship by Guy Standing

By Guy Standing

During this ground-breaking publication, man status bargains a brand new standpoint on paintings and citizenship, rejecting the labourist orientation of the twentieth century. Karl Polanyi's "The nice Transformation" marked the increase of commercial citizenship, which hinged on fictitious labour decommodification. because the Seventies, this has collapsed and an international Transformation is lower than method, within which inequalities and insecurities have gotten unsustainable. man status explains that whereas a fight opposed to paternalism is vital, the fascinating egalitarian reaction to the issues attributable to globalization is a method to construct occupational citizenship. this can be in accordance with a correct to common financial safety and associations to allow every person to advance their functions and paintings while respecting the ecological imperatives of the twenty first century. The publication additionally explores a phasing out of labour legislations and a re-orientation of collective bargaining in the direction of collaborative bargaining, highlighting the elevated value of the connection among teams of employees and voters in addition to among staff and capital. "Work after Globalization" bargains a brand new standpoint on paintings, rejecting the labourist orientation of the twentieth century. Social scientists attracted to globalization and labour industry concerns will warmly welcome this ebook. it is going to additionally strongly attract scholars, researchers, policy-makers, social activists and people hooked up with the foreign rules of occupations.

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The Foundations of American Citizenship: Liberalism, the by Richard C. Sinopoli

By Richard C. Sinopoli

This learn of exemplary writings from the debates over the ratification of the 1787 structure offers with the yank constitutional founders' understandings of citizenship and civic advantage. dialogue of those debates is decided in an analytical and old context, addressing the rationales for and the character of civic allegiance in liberal political regimes. Sinopoli analyzes the advance of a fairly liberal political psychology from its origins in John Locke, Adam Smith, and David Hume throughout the American founding and lines its implications for the present American polity.

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