High up on the 17th floor of a South London council block, a study circle is being held. They re studying the Koran and Ishaq has been attending for five years now, but official interest in the group is building. With an EDL march in just a few days time, some of them think they might be under surveillance. Ishaq is secure in his identity as ......
Philosophers and political theorists tackle the question of cultural transformation in the twenty-first century and the role discourse norms play in producing cancel culture, a counter-sexual revolution, racism and a toxic politics that has left the nation feeling vulnerable and angry.
The Appeal of Authoritarianism in an Age of Uncertainty
Explores the recent international decline in democracy and the psychological appeal of authoritarianism in the context of rapid globalization. By understanding the psychological foundations of the surge in populism and authoritarian leadership, we can better develop ways to nurture and safeguard democracy.
The authors contend that a US-Iran war is probable but not inevitable because of the role of several intervening variables, such as the prohibitively high costs of such a war and its cascading effects. They also discuss how both sides can take important but difficult steps to avert a war.
American political institutions are frequently challenged by the significant conflict between those who embrace religious traditionalism and those who embrace progressive cultural norms. This title investigates the politics of that conflict as it is manifested in the proceedings of the US House of Representatives.
This volume provides a study of the current UK nuclear program and related issues that reflect the complexity of the Trident weapons system and the changing nature of deterrence. Presenting the political, cultural, technical, and strategic aspects of Trident it provides a thoughtful overview of the UK's complex relationship with nuclear weapons.