• Politics at the Edge: The PSA Yearbook, 1999

    Politics at the Edge: The PSA Yearbook, 1999 (Studies in Military and Strategic History) (Hardback) Edited by Chris Pierson, Edited by Simon Tormey

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    DescriptionThis volume brings together nearly 20 papers from some two hundred presented at the 1999 Political Science Association (PSA) conference. British political science is well represented with papers on parties, political theory and the history of political thought but so too are less familiar areas such as the politics of Latin America and the politics of poststructuralism.


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    Title
    Politics at the Edge
    Subtitle
    The PSA Yearbook, 1999
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Chris Pierson, Edited by Simon Tormey
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 159 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 715 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780333779033
    ISBN 10: 0333779037
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17430
    BIC E4L: POL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.1
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: JPA
    DC21: 320.01
    Libri: I-PL
    Ingram Subject Code: PL
    DC22: 320
    BISAC V2.8: POL000000
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: JPA
    Illustrations note
    index
    Publisher
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Imprint name
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Publication date
    31 March 2000
    Publication City/Country
    Basingstoke
    Author Information
    CHRIS PIERSON is Professor of Politics at the University of Nottingham. He has written extensively on the problems of social democracy and has an intense interest in transformations of property. His most recent publications include Beyond the Welfare State?, Developments in British Social Policy (edited with N.Ellison) and Conversations with Giddens (with Anthony Giddens). SIMON TORMEY is Lecturer in Politics at the University of Nottingham. He is the author of Making Sense of Tyranny: Interpretations of Totalitarianism (195) and is currently completing a study of the political thought of Agnes Heller. He has published numerous articles most recently in The Journal of Political Ideologies, Daimon and Radical Philosophy.
    Table of contents
    Acknowledgements Notes on the Contributors Editors' Introduction The Postmodern Imagination; A.Heller Global Transformations: Politics, Economics and Culture; D.Held, A.McGrew, D.Goldblatt & J.Perraton Need for a 'Deglobalisation' of Globalisation'; M.Elmandjra Ecological Citizenship: A Disruptive Influence?; A.Dobson Pluralism, Democratic Deliberation and Environmental Values; G.Smith Factions and Diversity: A Republican Dilemma; J.Maynor Rediscovering the Little Platoons: Civil Society and Contemporary American Conservative Thought; B.Pilbeam Idealism and Hedonism; A.Vincent Pluralism and Liberalism in the Political Thought of Isaiah Berlin; P.Lassman The Impact of Environmentalism on Public Policy Analysis; S.Baker The Changing Role of Environmental Non-Governmental Organisations in the UK in the 1990s; T.S.Gray & E.Ritchie The Marginalisation of Europe: Testing New Labour's European Credentials; R.Holden The 'Penny Farthing' Machine Revisited: Labour Party Members and Participation in the 1950s and 1960s; S. Fielding Social-Democratic Consolidation in Brazil: The Cardoso Presidency 1994-1998: Perspectives and Prospects; A.Hooper Executive-Legislative Relations and Democratic Consolidation in Mexico; D.Wallis The Republicanisation of Russia: Federalism and Democratisation in Transition; R.Sakwa The Republicanisation of Russia: Federalism and Democratisation in Transition; C.Ross Parasite-Politics: On the Significance of Symbiosis and Assemblage in Theorizing Community-Formations; J.van Loon Redesigning Newton's Cenotaph: Quantum Spacetime and the State: The Culture of Politics and the Politics of Culture; D.E.Akrovoulis Index