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Discourse and KnowledgeThe Making of Enlightenment Sociology

Discourse and Knowledge: The Making of Enlightenment Sociology

Piet Strydom

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238058
eISBN:
9781846312960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312960
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

By closely analysing the contributions of such theorists as More, Hobbes, Vico, Montesquieu, Ferguson and Millar to the emergence of sociology in its original form, this book follows the discursive ... More

Environmental Pollution Studies

Environmental Pollution Studies

Gerry Best

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239239
eISBN:
9781846313035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313035
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book examines a number of important contemporary environmental issues. The topics covered include sewage treatment, eutrophication, air pollution, acid rain, global warming and pollution from ... More

French Scientific and Cultural Diplomacy

French Scientific and Cultural Diplomacy

Philippe Lane

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318658
eISBN:
9781846317989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318658.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The work explores the spread of French science and culture beyond the borders of France, and focuses on the deliberate measures enacted by successive French governments to make such dissemination as ... More

Gladstone Centenary Essays

Gladstone Centenary Essays

David Bebbington and Roger Swift (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239253
eISBN:
9781846313202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313202
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

W. E. Gladstone towers over the politics of the nineteenth century. He is known for his policies of financial rectitude, his campaigns to settle the Irish question, and his championship of the rights ... More

Global America?The Cultural Consequences of Globalization

Global America?: The Cultural Consequences of Globalization

Ulrich Beck, Nathan Sznaider, and Rainer Winter (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239185
eISBN:
9781846313219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313219
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Many contemporary issues cannot be readily or fully understood at the level of the nation state and the concept of globalization is used to develop understanding through the analysis of global ... More

The Long Road to Peace in Northern IrelandPeace Lectures from the Institute of Irish Studies at Liverpool University

The Long Road to Peace in Northern Ireland: Peace Lectures from the Institute of Irish Studies at Liverpool University

Marianne Elliott (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310652
eISBN:
9781846314155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314155
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The first edition of this book included essays from Senator George J. Mitchell, Sir David Goodall, Sir George Quigley, Lord Owen, and Niall O'Dowd among others, and demonstrated the evolution of ... More

The Macbride PrinciplesIrish America Strikes Back

The Macbride Principles: Irish America Strikes Back

Kevin McNamara

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312175
eISBN:
9781846315893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315893
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The MacBride Principles contained nine affirmative action proposals aimed at eliminating religious discrimination in the employment practices of United States corporations with subsidiaries in ... More

Migration, Mobility and Modernization

Migration, Mobility and Modernization

David Siddle (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238836
eISBN:
9781846313578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313578
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

For almost a hundred years, the academic study of migration concentrated on evolving standardised models of migration behaviour based on data from censuses or the registration of births, marriages ... More

The MomentTime and Rupture in Modern Thought

The Moment: Time and Rupture in Modern Thought

Heidrun Friese (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239567
eISBN:
9781846314179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314179
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Modern philosophical thought has a manifold tradition of emphasizing ‘the moment’. ‘The moment’ demands questioning all-too-common notions of time, of past, present and future, uniqueness and ... More

National-Level Planning in Democratic CountriesAn International Comparison of City and Regional Policy-Making

National-Level Planning in Democratic Countries: An International Comparison of City and Regional Policy-Making

Rachelle Alterman (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238454
eISBN:
9781846313639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313639
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

National-level spatial planning in democratic countries has been all but ignored by researchers in urban and regional planning since the reconstruction years following World War II. Being synonymous ... More

The New Politics of Sinn Féin

The New Politics of Sinn Féin

Kevin Bean

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311444
eISBN:
9781846314193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314193
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book is an assessment of the ideological and organizational development of Provisional republicanism since 1985. It explores how the Republican movement has changed from an anti-state insurgency ... More

Offshore Island PoliticsThe Constitutional and Political Development of the Isle of Man in the Twentieth Century

Offshore Island Politics: The Constitutional and Political Development of the Isle of Man in the Twentieth Century

David Kermode

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237778
eISBN:
9781846313691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313691
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book is a study of the constitutional and political development of the Isle of Man. It analyses three broad aspects of twentieth-century political development: constitutional progress towards ... More

Policing in Northern IrelandDelivering the New Beginning?

Policing in Northern Ireland: Delivering the New Beginning?

Desmond Rea and Robin Masefield

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381502
eISBN:
9781781382172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381502.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The Independent Commission on Policing for Northern Ireland, headed by Lord Patten, concluded in its 1999 report: ‘A new beginning for democratic accountability is key to a new beginning for ... More

The Political Trajectory of J. T. Murphy

The Political Trajectory of J. T. Murphy

Ralph Darlington

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237334
eISBN:
9781846313813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313813
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

J. T. Murphy was one of the most important worker-intellectual figures in the history of labour in early twentieth-century Britain. Using material from the Communist Party of Great Britain's archives ... More

The Protestant Ethic DebateMax Weber's Replies to His Critics, 1907-1910

The Protestant Ethic Debate: Max Weber's Replies to His Critics, 1907-1910

David Chalcraft and Austin Harrington (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239765
eISBN:
9781846313868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313868
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Max Weber's The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism continues to be one of the most influential texts in the sociology of modern Western societies. Although Weber never produced the further ... More

Secularization and the World Religions

Secularization and the World Religions

Hans Joas and Klaus Wiegandt (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311871
eISBN:
9781846315671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315671
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The question of religion, its contemporary and future significance and its role in society and state is currently perceived as an urgent one by many and is widely discussed within the public sphere. ... More

Social Theory after the Holocaust

Social Theory after the Holocaust

Robert Fine and Charles Turner (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239659
eISBN:
9781846314087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314087
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This collection of essays explores the character and quality of the Holocaust's impact and the abiding legacy it has left for social theory. The premise which informs the contributions is that, ten ... More

Social Theory and Later ModernitiesThe Turkish Experience

Social Theory and Later Modernities: The Turkish Experience

Ibrahim Kaya

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238881
eISBN:
9781846314094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314094
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The debate on varieties of modernity is central to current social theory and research, and this book explores the theme in relation to the culture and society of Turkey. It focuses on the Kemalist ... More

Sociological BeginningsThe First Conference of the German Society for Sociology

Sociological Beginnings: The First Conference of the German Society for Sociology

Christopher Adair-Toteff

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780853237990
eISBN:
9781781380734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314100
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is a translated edition of five of the nine papers and the responses presented at the first conference of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS) that was held in 1910. These are seminal ... More

A Stone in Spain's ShoeThe Search for a Solution to the Problem of Gibraltar

A Stone in Spain's Shoe: The Search for a Solution to the Problem of Gibraltar

Peter Gold

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853232094
eISBN:
9781846317262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317262
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is a detailed analysis of the attempt by Britain and Spain since 1980 to solve their dispute over the future of Gibraltar. Spain wants the restoration of her territorial integrity, whereas ... More

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