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The Black Sea: A History

Charles King

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199241613
eISBN:
9780191601439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241619.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Black Sea has long formed a zone of interaction—sometimes cordial, sometimes conflictual—among the peoples and states around its shores, from the Balkans to the Caucasus, from Russia to Turkey. ... More


Integral Pluralism: Beyond Culture Wars

Fred Dallmayr

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125718
eISBN:
9780813135397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125718.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In addition to war, terrorism, and unchecked military violence, modernity is also subject to less visible but no less venomous conflicts. Global in nature, these “culture wars” exacerbate the ... More


The Question of Culture

Jacinta O'Hagan

in International Society and its Critics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265206
eISBN:
9780191601866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265208.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Considers the relationship between culture and international society, a question that subtly permeates the work of the English School of International Relations. Begins by examining ideas among the ... More


Global Justice: Beyond The Law of Peoples to a Cosmopolitan Law of Persons

Andrew Kuper

in Democracy Beyond Borders: Justice and Representation in Global Institutions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199274901
eISBN:
9780191601552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274908.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Develops a cosmopolitan theory of global justice, in critical dialogue with John Rawls’s The Law of Peoples. Kuper argues that Rawls has begged some of the central questions of global justice by ... More


Many Globalizations: Cultural Diversity in the Contemporary World

Peter L. Berger and Samuel P. Huntington (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195151466
eISBN:
9780199834914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151461.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Globalization is a far more complex set of phenomena than is suggested by the popular stereotype of American imperialism. The wide range of country studies in this book shows that while a global ... More


US Democracy Promotion: Critical Questions

Steve Smith

in American Democracy Promotion: Impulses, Strategies, and Impacts

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240975
eISBN:
9780191598999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240973.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Questions the assumptions underlying US democracy promotion policies, namely, that democracy is a self‐evident and uncontentious concept and that the US‐style democracy is applicable across different ... More


Toward the Future: The UNHCR in the Twenty‐First Century

Gil Loescher

in The UNHCR and World Politics: A Perilous Path

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246915
eISBN:
9780191599781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246912.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A key focus is the organizational culture and effectiveness of UNHCR as the principal protection agency for refugees. UNHCR functions with an imperfect mandate, under circumstances necessitating ... More


Introduction: The Cultural Dynamics of Globalization

Peter L. Berger

in Many Globalizations: Cultural Diversity in the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195151466
eISBN:
9780199834914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151461.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The movement of ideas and values implicit in the concept of globalization is mediated through four primary channels – the international business elite, the international intelligentsia, popular ... More


Managed Globalization: State Power and Cultural Transition in China

Yunxiang Yan

in Many Globalizations: Cultural Diversity in the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195151466
eISBN:
9780199834914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151461.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter begins by discussing the ‘four channels’ of globalization pressure in the Chinese context, noting the salience of popular culture, then analyzes the Chinese people's receptivity to ... More


Coexistence and Synthesis: Cultural Globalization and Localization in Contemporary Taiwan

Hsin‐Huang Michael Hsiao

in Many Globalizations: Cultural Diversity in the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195151466
eISBN:
9780199834914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151461.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The experience of Taiwan clearly demonstrates, within each of the ‘four channels’ of globalization pressure, the fact that interplay between globalization and localization processes is not ... More


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