The Iraq War and Democratic Politics [NOOK Book]


This book examines the meaning of the 2003 Iraq war for democratic politics. It shuns simplistic analysis and provides a nuanced and critical overview of this key moment in global politics.
Read More Show Less
... See more details below
The Iraq War and Democratic Politics

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$48.95 price


This book examines the meaning of the 2003 Iraq war for democratic politics. It shuns simplistic analysis and provides a nuanced and critical overview of this key moment in global politics.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203325964
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/25/2004
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Alex Danchev is Professor of International Relations at the University of Nottingham. His research interests include international history, diplomacy, security, and, latterly, culture. Much of his previous work has been biographical. His biography of the philosopher-statesman Oliver Franks (1993) was one of the Observer's 'Books of the Year'. His biography of the military writer Basil Liddell Hart (1998) was listed for the Whitbread Prize for Biography and the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction. His unexpurgated edition of the Alanbrooke Diaries (2001, with Daniel Todman) was listed for the W. H. Smith Biography Award.

John MacMillan is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at Brunel University. Recent publications include Boundaries in Question: New Directions in International Relations (edited with Andrew Linklater), On Liberal Peace (1998), 'The Power of the Pen', Millennium (1998), and 'A Kantian Protest Against the Peculiar Discourse of Liberal Peace' (2001)
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Iraq War and Democratic Politics John MacMillan 2. The Global Setting: US Foreign Policy and the Future of the Middle East Richard Falk 3. Bush's War: The Iraq Conflict and American Democracy John Dumbrell 4. The Neo-cons: Neo-conservative Thinking Since the O nset of the Iraq War Dan Plesch 5. The United Kingdom Dan Keohane 6. The European Dimension John Vogler 7. Turkey: Democratic Legitimacy Christopher Brewin 8. 'It seemed the best thing to be up and go': On the Legal Case for Invading Iraq Patrick Thornberry 9. The Transition to Democracy in Iraq: Historical Legacies, Resurgent Identities and Reactionary Tendencies Gareth Stansfield 10. The Democratic Transition in Iraq and the Discovery of its Limitations Glen Rangwala 11. Iraq, Political Reconstruction and Liberal Theory John Horton and Yoke-Lian Lee 12. Afghanistan and Iraq: Failed States, or Democracy on Hold? Iftikhar H. Malik 13. The Iraq Body Count Project: Civil Society and the Democratic Deficit John Sloboda and Hamit Dardagan 14. Story Development, or, Walter Mitty the Undefeated Alex Danchev Index
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)