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Brutality in an Age of Human Rights
Activism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire
Brian Drohan
In Brutality in an Age of Human Rights, Brian Drohan demonstrates that British officials’ choices concerning counterinsurgency methods have long been deeply influenced or even redirected by the work of human rights activists. To reveal how that influence was manifested by military policies and practices, Drohan examines three British...



Union Voices
Tactics and Tensions in UK Organizing
Melanie Simms, Jane Holgate, Edmund Heery
This book evaluates how British labor unions fared in the political and institutional context created by Great Britain's New Labour government between 1997 and 2010.



Embryo Politics
Ethics and Policy in Atlantic Democracies
Thomas Banchoff
A comprehensive overview of political struggles about embryo research over four decades in four countries.



Political and Legal Perspectives
Political and Legal Perspectives highlights the impact of political change, or "democratization," on religious reform in Northern Europe.



After the Peace
Loyalist Paramilitaries in Post-Accord Northern Ireland
Carolyn Gallaher
After the Peace brings the story of Loyalist paramilitaries up to date and sheds light on the residual violence that persists in the post-accord...



The Sources of Democratic Consolidation
Gerard Alexander
Why did precarious and collapsed democracies in Europe develop into highly stable democracies? Gerard Alexander offers a rational choice theory of democratic consolidation in a survey of the breakdowns of and transitions to democratic institutions...



Money Rules
The New Politics of Finance in Britain and Japan
Henry Laurence
Henry Laurence traces financial market reform in Britain and Japan over the last two decades, charting the movement of the Anglo-Saxon and Japanese styles of capitalism toward a new, hybrid form of economic organization. He explains what these two...



Whitewashing Britain
Race and Citizenship in the Postwar Era
Kathleen Paul
Kathleen Paul challenges the usual explanation for the racism of post-war British policy. According to standard historiography, British public opinion forced the Conservative government to introduce legislation stemming the flow of dark-skinned...



Unsettled States, Disputed Lands
Britain and Ireland, France and Algeria, Israel and the West Bank-Gaza
Ian S. Lustick



The Anxiety of Freedom
Imagination and Individuality in Locke's Political Thought
Uday Singh Mehta
The enduring appeal of liberalism lies in its commitment to the idea that human beings have a "natural" potential to live as free and equal individuals. The realization of this potential, however, is not a matter of nature, but requires that people be molded by a complex constellation of political and educational institutions. In this eloquent...



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