Political Insight

Cover image for Vol. 4 Issue 2

September 2013

Volume 4, Issue 2

Pages i–ii, 1–38

  1. Covers

    1. Top of page
    2. Covers
    3. Editorial
    4. Full Issue
    5. In the News
    6. Features
    7. From the Front Line
    8. Features
    9. Country Focus
    10. Features
    11. In Focus
    1. Front Cover, Volume 4, Number 2. September 2013 (page i)

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/2041-9066.004c2

  2. Editorial

    1. Top of page
    2. Covers
    3. Editorial
    4. Full Issue
    5. In the News
    6. Features
    7. From the Front Line
    8. Features
    9. Country Focus
    10. Features
    11. In Focus
    1. Editorial (page ii)

      Peter Geoghegan

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/2041-9066.12014

      Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

      Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond once said that his country ‘had 1,000 years as an independent country before the union’. Next September, Scots will get to vote on whether to retain the 1707 Acts of Unions, or to become an independent state once again…

  3. Full Issue

    1. Top of page
    2. Covers
    3. Editorial
    4. Full Issue
    5. In the News
    6. Features
    7. From the Front Line
    8. Features
    9. Country Focus
    10. Features
    11. In Focus
    1. Full Issue (pages 1–38)

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/2041-9066.12015

  4. In the News

    1. Top of page
    2. Covers
    3. Editorial
    4. Full Issue
    5. In the News
    6. Features
    7. From the Front Line
    8. Features
    9. Country Focus
    10. Features
    11. In Focus
    1. In the News (pages 2–3)

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/2041-9066.12016

      Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

      Environmental Revolutions; Helping Scotland Decide; Trawling Troubles; Parliamentary Perceptions

  5. Features

    1. Top of page
    2. Covers
    3. Editorial
    4. Full Issue
    5. In the News
    6. Features
    7. From the Front Line
    8. Features
    9. Country Focus
    10. Features
    11. In Focus
    1. The ‘Neverendum’?: A History of Referendums and Independence (pages 4–7)

      Matt Qvortrup

      Version of Record online: 24 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/2041-9066.12013

      Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

      Next year's referendum on Scottish independence raises many questions. Do countries have the right to hold referendums? Should they hold them? Does the wording of the question determine the outcome? Who wins?Matt Qvortrup presents an overview of the history of independence referendums.

    2. Local Candidates for Local People (pages 8–11)

      Rosie Campbell and Philip Cowley

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/2041-9066.12017

      Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

      The localness of candidates is hardly mentioned in discussion of British elections, but an increasing amount of evidence suggests that voters want ‘local’ candidates. Rosie Campbell and Philip Cowley examine the importance of being local in UK politics.

    3. Iraq: The Masked Democracy? (pages 12–15)

      Aaron Edwards

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/2041-9066.12018

      Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

      The United Nations has warned that Iraq stands at a crossroads. Widespread sectarian violence, human rights abuses and anti-government protests leave a question mark hanging over the country's political future. Aaron Edwards investigates the outstanding issues that remain 10 years on from the US-led invasion.

  6. From the Front Line

    1. Top of page
    2. Covers
    3. Editorial
    4. Full Issue
    5. In the News
    6. Features
    7. From the Front Line
    8. Features
    9. Country Focus
    10. Features
    11. In Focus
    1. Angola's Oil Curse (pages 16–17)

      Helder do Vale

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/2041-9066.12019

      Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

      The West African state has witnessed exceptional economic growth since the civil war ended in 2002. But with corruption rife and political reforms failing to materialise, the lives of most ordinary Angolans have changed little. Helder do Vale reports.

  7. Features

    1. Top of page
    2. Covers
    3. Editorial
    4. Full Issue
    5. In the News
    6. Features
    7. From the Front Line
    8. Features
    9. Country Focus
    10. Features
    11. In Focus
    1. Different Routes to Reforming Politics (pages 18–21)

      Gerry Stoker

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/2041-9066.12020

      Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

      Most citizens have not lost faith in democracy – but they are rapidly losing confidence in formal politics and politicians. What does this growing negativity mean? And how can the practice of politics be reformed?Gerry Stoker examines the evidence.

    2. Feminism: A Fourth Wave? (pages 22–25)

      Ealasaid Munro

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/2041-9066.12021

      Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

      The internet has emerged as an increasingly important space for feminist activists. Are we witnessing a shift from third- to fourth-wave feminism?Ealasaid Munro examines the history of feminism and looks at what contemporary developments might mean for feminist politics.

  8. Country Focus

    1. Top of page
    2. Covers
    3. Editorial
    4. Full Issue
    5. In the News
    6. Features
    7. From the Front Line
    8. Features
    9. Country Focus
    10. Features
    11. In Focus
    1. Italy (pages 26–29)

      Jim Newell

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/2041-9066.12022

      Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

      The Italian general election of February 2013 shook the political foundations on which the ‘Second Republic’ rested. The roots of this watershed moment lie deep in the lack of legitimacy accorded to oppositions in successive Italian regimes, writes Jim Newell.

  9. Features

    1. Top of page
    2. Covers
    3. Editorial
    4. Full Issue
    5. In the News
    6. Features
    7. From the Front Line
    8. Features
    9. Country Focus
    10. Features
    11. In Focus
    1. Politics of Climate Change: Meeting the Challenge and Making the Change (pages 30–33)

      Hugh Atkinson

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/2041-9066.12023

      Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

      The scientific consensus is clear – climate change is happening, and fast. Successfully tackling the challenge of the new ‘anthropocene era’ will require a different kind of politics and a different kind of economics, says Hugh Atkinson.

    2. British Muslims, Trust and the Police Service (pages 34–37)

      Imran Awan

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/2041-9066.12024

      Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

      Black and minority ethnic communities remain chronically under-represented in British police forces. Imran Awan assesses the situation and asks what the police can do to improve their relationship with Muslim communities in particular.

  10. In Focus

    1. Top of page
    2. Covers
    3. Editorial
    4. Full Issue
    5. In the News
    6. Features
    7. From the Front Line
    8. Features
    9. Country Focus
    10. Features
    11. In Focus
    1. Voting for Europe: Eurovision 2013 (page 38)

      Benjamin D. Hennig, Dimitris Ballas and Danny Dorling

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/2041-9066.12025

      Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

      Benjamin D. Hennig, Dimitris Ballas and Danny Dorling look at the politics behind voting patterns in the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest.

SEARCH

SEARCH BY CITATION