Politics at the Edge: The PSA Yearbook 1999

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Table of Contents

Notes on the Contributors
1 The Postmodern Imagination 1
2 Global Transformations: Politics, Economics and Culture 14
3 The Need for a 'Deglobalization' of 'Globalization' 29
4 Ecological Citizenship: a Disruptive Influence? 40
5 Pluralism, Democratic Deliberation and Environmental Values 63
6 Factions and Diversity: a Republican Dilemma 78
7 Rediscovering the Little Platoons: Civil Society and Contemporary American Conservative Thought 92
8 Idealism and Hedonism 105
9 Pluralism and Liberalism in the Political Thought of Isaiah Berlin 119
10 The Impact of Environmentalism on Public Policy Analysis 132
11 The Changing Strategies of Environmental Non-Governmental Organizations in the UK in the 1990s 145
12 The Marginalization of Europe: Testing New Labour's European Credentials 160
13 The 'Penny Farthing' Machine Revisited: Labour Party Members and Participation in the 1950s and 1960s 172
14 Social-Democratic Consolidation in Brazil: the Cardoso Presidency 1994-98 - Perspectives and Prospects 186
15 Executive-Legislative Relations and Democratic Consolidation in Mexico 202
16 The Republicanization of Russia: Federalism and Democratization in Transition I 215
17 The Republicanization of Russia: Federalism and Democratization in Transition II 227
18 Parasite Politics: On the Significance of Symbiosis and Assemblage in Theorizing Community Formations 241
19 Redesigning Newton's Cenotaph: Quantum Spacetime and the State - the Culture of Politics and the Politics of Culture 254
Index 273
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