By Georgios Varouxakis
By Georgios Varouxakis
By Jon Anderson,Jodi Dean,Geert Lovink,Jon W. Anderson
This publication examines the ways that new info and conversation applied sciences (ICTs) are getting used by way of civil society agencies (CSOs) to accomplish their goals via actions and networks that move nationwide borders. those new ICTs (the web, cellphones, satellite tv for pc radio and tv) have allowed those civil society enterprises to shape vast networks linking the neighborhood and the worldwide in new methods and to flourish across the world in ways in which weren't attainable with no them.
Reformatting Politics contains 4 sections containing essays by way of a number of the best students and activists operating on the intersections of networked societies, civil society organisations, and data expertise. The publication additionally encompasses a part that takes a severe examine the UN international Summit of data Society and the function that international governance has performed and should play within the use and dissemination of those new applied sciences. ultimately, the individuals target to steer this crucial and rising box of inquiry via posing a suite of questions and instructions for destiny study. In sum, Reformatting Politics is a clean examine the best way serious community perform by using details expertise is reformatting the phrases and terrains of world politics.
By Majia Holmer Nadesan
Governmentality, Biopower, and daily Life synthesizes and extends the disparate strands of scholarship on Foucault's notions of governmentality and biopower and grounds them in usual social contexts together with the personal realm, the marketplace, and the state/military. issues comprise public well-being, genomics, behavioral genetics, neoliberal marketplace logics and applied sciences, philanthropy, and the struggle on terror.
This booklet is designed for readers attracted to a rigorous, accomplished advent to the large choice of interdisciplinary paintings concentrating on Foucault, biopower and governmentality. even though, Nadesan doesn't simply reproduce present literatures but additionally responds to implicit opinions made by means of Cultural experiences and Marxist scholarship touching on identification politics, political economic system, and sovereign strength and disciplinary keep watch over. utilizing concrete examples and distinctive illustrations all through, this booklet extends the extant literature on governmentality and biopower and is helping form our realizing of way of life less than neoliberalism.
By André Brodocz
By Jeffrey K. Olick
Nowhere has this precarious stability been stronger, or vital, than within the Federal Republic of Germany, the place the devastation and atrocities of 2 international wars have weighed seriously in almost each second and point of political lifestyles. The Sins of the Fathers confronts that hassle head-on, exploring the range of the way that Germany’s leaders given that 1949 have tried to fulfill this problem, with a specific concentrate on how these ways have replaced over the years. Jeffrey ok. Olick asserts that different countries want to Germany for instance of the way a society can confront a gloomy past—casting Germany as our version of adverse collective memory.
By J. Thomàs
By Chris Thornhill
a transparent photograph is gifted of the connections among person theoretical positions and the overall political stipulations of recent Germany. components of political heritage lined specifically intensity comprise nineteenth-century criminal and parliamentary heritage, elements of German liberalism, Weimar social democracy, political Catholicism, Adenauer and Erhard, Brandt's reforms and the Tendenzwende of the overdue Seventies. by means of heavily linking highbrow and political background, this paintings examines how fresh German political conception has constructed as a collection of various responses to ordinary elements and difficulties of political existence in glossy Germany. while, it addresses the philosophical and political implications of the works which it treats, and it seriously examines how glossy German political conception has contributed to broader makes an attempt to theorize political legitimacy and politics itself.
This booklet could be of curiosity to scholars of political idea, German reports and eu political history.
By David Fennessy
By Juliane Heinz
Wozu dienen Experteninterviews? Welche Interviewarten werden in der politikwissenschaftlichen Forschung am häufigsten eingesetzt? Wo liegen jeweils eventuell Vor- und Nachteile, Möglichkeiten und Grenzen von Experteninterviews?
Worauf kommt es bei der Wahl eines sozialwissenschaftlichen Forschungsdesigns an? Sind quantitativ-analytische Verfahren exakter (oder „wissenschaftlicher“) als qualitativ-deskriptive?
Was leisten die einen (ggf. mehr) als die anderen?
Diese Publikation setzte sich kritisch mit der Reichweite, den Grenzen und Zielkonflikten unterschiedlicher Forschungsdesigns auseinander – und beleuchtet wesentliche Praxisbeispiele.