Politics

Contemporary Issues in Bioethics, Law and Medical Humanities

Includes internationally respected works on bioethics and the humanities. The series focuses on the strong foundations and reputation of the University of Manchester's world-leading scholars in bioethics, and its internationally respected Centre for Social Ethics and Policy and Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation. It includes publications from across the humanities, brought to bear on...

Critical Labour Movement Studies

The purpose of this series is to give a platform to those students of labour movements who challenge, or develop, established ways of thinking and so demonstrate the continued vitality of the subject and the work of those interested in it.

Critical Powers

Critical Powers is dedicated to constructing dialogues around innovative and original work in social and political theory. The ambition of the series is to be pluralist in welcoming work from different philosophical traditions and theoretical orientations, ranging from abstract conceptual argument to concrete policy-relevant engagements, and encouraging dialogue across...

European Policy Research Unit Series

This series, published in conjunction with Manchester University’s European Policy Research Unit (EPRU) provides advanced textbooks and thematic studies of key public policy issues in Europe.

Humanitarianism: Key Debates and New Approaches

A new interdisciplinary reflection on one of the most important and yet understudied areas of history, politics and cultural practice: humanitarian aid and its responses to crises and conflicts. The series seeks to define afresh the boundaries and methodologies applied to the study of humanitarian relief and so-called 'humanitarian events'. It includes monographs and carefully selected thematic...

Issues in Environmental Politics

This series takes key problems for environmental policy and examines the politics behind their cause and possible resolution.

Key Studies in Diplomacy

The volumes in the series seek to advance the study and understanding of diplomacy in its many forms. Diplomacy remains a vital component of global affairs, and it influences and is influenced by its environment and the context in which it is conducted. It is an activity of great relevance for International Studies, International History, and of course Diplomatic Studies. The series covers...

Melland Schill Studies in International Law

Each volume in the series addresses major international law issues and current developments. Many of the previous volumes, published under the name ‘Melland Schill monographs’, have become standard works of reference in the field.

New Perspectives on the Right

The series publishes the best and most innovative titles on the politics of the right, drawn from the fields of sociology, history, cultural studies and political science and stimulate debate across disciplinary boundaries. It is not limited in historical coverage or geographical scope, but is united by its concern to critically interrogate and better understand  the history, development,...

Pocket Politics

Pocket politics presents short summaries of complex topics on socio-political issues both in Britain and overseas. Academically sound, accessible and aimed at the interested general reader, the series will address a subject range including political ideas, economics, society, the machinery of government and international issues. Authors are encouraged, should they choose, to offer their...

Politics Today

Definitive, accessible and comprehensive, the Politics today series sets the standard for introductory textbooks. Key titles British politics today – the Essentials – Bill Jones Scandinavian politics today – David Arter Irish politics today – Neil Collins

Reappraising the Political

The series is interdisciplinary in approach, seeking new inspiration from both traditional sister disciplines and from more recent neighbours such as literary theory and cultural studies.

Rethinking Borders

Crossing to the other side has many meanings, depending on what is crossing, where, when and why. Yet it always involves borders: there can be no other side without a marker between the sides, something that gives the sense of a difference between here and that other place. Equally, refusing to cross, or refusing to accept the crossers, also requires a marker between different sides. ...

Theory for a Global Age

Globalization is widely viewed as a current condition of the world, but there is little engagement with how this changes the way we understand it. This series addresses the impact of globalization on the social sciences and humanities. Each title focuses on a particular theoretical issue or topic of empirical controversy and debate, addressing theory in a comprehensive and interconnected manner....

Understanding Politics

The Understanding Politics series accessibly and comprehensively covers the A/S and A level politics syllabuses of the main UK examining boards.

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