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Empire reborn?

Andrew Hurrell

in On Global Order: Power, Values, and the Constitution of International Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233106
eISBN:
9780191716287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233106.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the relationship between empire and global political order. The discussion proceeds as follows. The first section unsettles some of the assumptions that are often made about ... More


The Mind of Empire: China's History and Modern Foreign Relations

Christopher A. Ford

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192635
eISBN:
9780813135519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192635.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the last century, no other nation has grown and transformed itself with such zeal as China. With a booming economy, a formidable military, and a rapidly expanding population, China is emerging as ... More


Alternative Border Imaginaries: The Politics of Framing

Nick Vaughan-Williams

in Border Politics: The Limits of Sovereign Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637324
eISBN:
9780748652747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637324.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins by assessing what the implications of the concept of the generalised biopolitical border might be and how this differs from the concept of the border of the state. It returns to ... More


Cities in a Global Order

Simon Curtis

in Global Cities and Global Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198744016
eISBN:
9780191804007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744016.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter engages with changes in the form of political order in the latter quarter of the twentieth century: the emergence of a global order incorporating a variety of decentralized entities, ... More


Conclusion

Nick Vaughan-Williams

in Border Politics: The Limits of Sovereign Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637324
eISBN:
9780748652747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637324.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins by describing the escalation of conflict in Georgia, where President Mikhail Saakashvili launched an aerial bombardment and ground attack on the breakaway region of South Ossetia. ... More


Introduction: Democracy and Culture

Ali Mirsepassi

in Democracy in Modern Iran: Islam, Culture, and Political Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795644
eISBN:
9780814764398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795644.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter presents the rationale of the book. This book offers a sociological perspective on the history of the struggle to achieve modernity and democracy in contemporary Iran. It ... More


Global Cities and Global Order

Simon Curtis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198744016
eISBN:
9780191804007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744016.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The re-emergence of the city from the long shadow of the state in the late twentieth century was facilitated by the state itself. The unprecedented size and scale of today’s global cities and ... More


Transitions and hybrid political orders

Roger Mac Ginty

in At the End of Military Intervention: Historical, Theoretical and Applied Approaches to Transition, Handover and Withdrawal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198725015
eISBN:
9780191792472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725015.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the possibilities offered by the concept of hybridity for understanding contemporary peace-support and stabilization interventions. Hybridity allows us to move away from the ... More


The Multiple and Changing Purposes of Foreign Policy

Gunther Hellmann, Andreas Fahrmeir, and Miloš Vec

in The Transformation of Foreign Policy: Drawing and Managing Boundaries from Antiquity to the Present

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198783862
eISBN:
9780191826511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783862.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Using the 2015 European refugee crisis as a starting point, this chapter draws together the arguments developed in the volume: that foreign policy as boundary drawing is a fundamental political ... More


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