Violent Borders:Refugees and the Right to Move Reece Jones
The IRAs ability to exploit the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland was central to the organisations capacity to wage its Long War over a quarter of a century. This book is the first to look at the role of the border in sustaining the Provisionals and its central role in Anglo-Irish relations throughout the Troubles.
Ireland´s Violent FrontierThe Border and Anglo-Irish Relations During the TroublesTaschenbuchvon H. PattersonEAN: 9781349335657Einband: Kartoniert / BroschiertBeilage: BookSprache: EnglischSeiten: 238Abbildungen: BibliographieMaße: 216 x 139 x 20 mmA
Ireland´s Violent Frontier:The Border and Anglo-Irish Relations During the Troubles. 1st ed. 2013 H. Patterson
Ireland´s Violent Frontier:The Border and Anglo-Irish Relations During the Troubles. 2013. Auflage H. Patterson
Two devoted border patrol agents...two wounded hearts.... Agent Brooke Hudson´s faith is shaken when she´s obligated to arrest a child as an illegal immigrant on the Texas-Mexican border. Though tempted to resign, she decides to try reassignment instead. After a violent, passionate outburst against the perpetrator of a mass murder, troubled Agent Darien McKee is forced to transfer. Will he be able to handle his new position? Brooke and Darien are assigned partners. When a deadly terrorist attack rocks their world, they lean on each other for support and promptly fall in love. But will an evil force tear them apart? ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Leonor A. Woodworth. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/049739de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This book examines the relatively little-known history of interpreting in the Second Sino-Japanese War (1931-45). Chapters within explore how Chinese interpreters were trained and deployed as an important military and political asset by competing domestic and international powers, including the Chinese Nationalist Government (Kuomingtang), the Chinese Communist Party and Japanese forces. Drawing from a wide range of sources, including archives in mainland China and Taiwan, memoirs and interviews with former military interpreters, it discusses how the interpreting profession was affected by shifts of foreign policy and how interpreters professional habitus was formed through their training and interaction with other social agents and institutions. By investigating individual interpreters career development and border-crossing strategies, it questions the assumption of interpreting as an exclusive profession and highlights interpreters active position-taking as a strategy of self-protection, a route to power, or just a chance of a better life. Ting Guo is Lecturer in the Department of Modern Languages, University of Exeter, UK. A specialist in translation history, she has written widely on the roles of Chinese translators and interpreters in twentieth century China. She has published articles in journals such as Literature Compass , Translation Studies , and Translation Quarterly .
What happens when an American woman marries a perfectly ordinary Irish professor, hoping to settle down to a tranquil life in Dublin? Answer: A murder. A dilemma. And an abrupt move to Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, where she is thrust into the center of a violent political conflict that threatens to destroy her marriage - and perhaps her life. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Maxine Lennon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/004804de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This book explores a hitherto unexamined possibility of justifiable disobedience opened up by John Rawls Law of Peoples . This is the possibility of disobedience justified by appeal to standards of decency that are shared by peoples who do not otherwise share commitments to the same principles of justice, and whose societies are organized according to very different basic social institutions. Justified by appeal to shared decency standards, disobedience by diverse state and non-state actors indeed challenge injustices in the international system of states. The book considers three case studies: disobedience by the undocumented, disobedient challenges to global economic inequities, and the disobedient disclosure of government secrets. It proposes a substantial analytical redefinition of civil disobedience in a global perspective, identifying the creation of global solidarity relations as its goal. Michael Allen breaks new ground in our understanding of global justice. Traditional views, such as those of Rawls, see justice as a matter of recognizing the moral status of all free and equal person as citizens in a state. Allen argues that this fails to see things from the global perspective. From this perspective disobedience is not merely a matter of social cooperation. Rather, it is a matter of self determination that guarantees the invulnerability of different types of persons and peoples to domination. This makes the disobedience by the undocumented justified, based on the idea that all persons are moral equals, so that all sovereign peoples need to reject dominating forms of social organization for all persons, and not just their own citizens. In an age of mass movements of people, Allen gives us a strong reason to change our practices in treating the undocumented. James Bohman, St Louis University, Danforth Chair in the Humanities This monograph is an important contribution to our thinking on civil disobedience and practices of dissent in a globalized world. This is an era where non-violent social movements have had a significant role in challenging the abuse of power in contexts as diverse, yet interrelated as the Arab Spring protests and the Occupy protests. Moreover, while protests such as these speak to a local political horizon, they also have a global footprint, catalyzing a transnational dialogue about global justice, political strategy and cosmopolitan solidarity. Speaking directly to such complexities, Allen makes a compelling case for a global perspective regarding civil disobedience. Anyone interested in how the dynamics of non-violent protest have shaped and reshaped the landscape for democratic engagement in a globalized world will find this book rewarding and insightful. Vasuki Nesiah, New York University Michael Allen in an associate professor of Philosophy at East Tennessee State University. His research interests concern the intersection of resistance and legitimacy in global justice as well as in political animal ethics. He has published numerous journal articles in both of these areas.