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International Society and its Critics

Alex J. Bellamy (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265206
eISBN:
9780191601866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265208.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is a major new evaluation of the contribution of the influential English School to international relations theory. It focuses on all the key contemporary and international political issues, ... More


Global Environmental Governance

Matthew Paterson

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:
10.1093/0199265208.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The environment has emerged as a key issue in global politics since the early 1970s, and the issues that comprise the ‘environmental crisis’ are widely regarded to have had significant impacts on ... More


Transnational Democracy: Beyond the Cosmopolitan Model

John S. Dryzek

in Deliberative Democracy and Beyond: Liberals, Critics, Contestations

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250431
eISBN:
9780191717253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925043X.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Globalization means that political control moves into the international system. Transnational democracy can follow suit, through democratization of the discourses that pervade and coordinate ... More


The New Terrain of International Law: Courts, Politics, Rights

Karen J. Alter

in The New Terrain of International Law: Courts, Politics, Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154749
eISBN:
9781400848683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154749.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explains the book's threefold goal. First, it reveals a paradigm change in creating and using international courts (ICs), leading to the creation of the new international judicial ... More


The Question of Realism: An Historian’s View

Marc Trachtenberg

in The Cold War and After: History, Theory, and the Logic of International Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152028
eISBN:
9781400842490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152028.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses how the argument about the systemic sources of conflict is far more problematic, even in principle, than many people seem prepared to admit. It further argues that there are ... More


Embedding Neoliberalism: The Evolution of a Hegemonic Paradigm

Philip G. Cerny

in Rethinking World Politics: A Theory of Transnational Neopluralism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199733699
eISBN:
9780199776740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733699.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter first examines neoliberalism as a contested concept. It then traces how it has come to be embedded within the globalization process; deconstructs the concept into its different ... More


The Problem of International Order and How to Think about It

Marc Trachtenberg

in The Cold War and After: History, Theory, and the Logic of International Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152028
eISBN:
9781400842490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152028.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that, to get at the issue of international order, one must first deal with the theoretical question of how politics works in the highly stylized world associated with the term ... More


THE US-INDIA NUCLEAR PACT: Policy, Process, and Great Power Politics

Harsh Pant (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073963
eISBN:
9780199080809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073963.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In October 2008, United States President, George W. Bush signed a law allowing civilian nuclear trade with India. The US-India Nuclear Cooperation Approval and Non-proliferation Enhancement Act was a ... More


The Practice of Interpretation: A Theoretical Perspective

Ingo Venzke

in How Interpretation Makes International Law: On Semantic Change and Normative Twists

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199657674
eISBN:
9780191753114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657674.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter develops theoretical perspectives on how the practice of interpretation makes international law. It first rejects orthodox legal positivism’s assumption that law can be found in the norm ... More


The Internationalization of Competition Policy

G. BRUCE DOERN and STEPHEN WILKS

in Comparative Competition Policy: National Institutions in a Global Market

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280620
eISBN:
9780191684371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280620.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines two political factors contributing to the greater internationalization of competition policy: the political power of nation-states and business, and the influence of ... More


General Remarks

Andreas Osiander

in The States System of Europe, 1640–1990: Peacemaking and the Conditions of International Stability

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278870
eISBN:
9780191684258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278870.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter points out various aspects of the problem of stability in international politics. In line with established usage in international relations theory, it will refer to ... More


The Cold War and After: History, Theory, and the Logic of International Politics

Marc Trachtenberg

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152028
eISBN:
9781400842490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152028.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What makes for war or for a stable international system? Are there general principles that should govern foreign policy? This book explores how historical work can throw light on these questions. The ... More


States and Power as <i>Ur</i>-Force: Domestic Traditions and Embedded Actors in World Politics

Peter J. Katzenstein

in Back to Basics: State Power in a Contemporary World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199970087
eISBN:
9780199333295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970087.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter inquires first into the domestic foundations of power. For Krasner the Hartzian view of liberalism is coherent and unitary. This is at odds with much of Louis Hartz’s own writings, which ... More


Defining Cooperation under Unipolarity

Sarah E. Kreps

in Coalitions of Convenience: United States Military Interventions after the Cold War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199753796
eISBN:
9780199827152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753796.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This research turns on concepts that are central to international politics—polarity, intervention, cooperation—but ones that remain loosely defined in the literature. This chapter addresses the ... More


America and the Misshaping of a New World Order

Giles Gunn and Carl Gutierrez-Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098701
eISBN:
9780520943797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098701.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The attempt by the George W. Bush administration to reshape world order, especially but not exclusively after September 11, 2001, increasingly appears to have resulted in a catastrophic “misshaping” ... More


Monitoring Democracy: When International Election Observation Works, and Why It Often Fails

Judith G. Kelley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152776
eISBN:
9781400842520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152776.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In recent decades, governments and NGOs—in an effort to promote democracy, freedom, fairness, and stability throughout the world—have organized teams of observers to monitor elections in a variety of ... More


Introduction: Qualifying Cosmopolitanism?

Toni Erskine

in Embedded Cosmopolitanism: Duties to Strangers and Enemies in a World of 'Dislocated Communities'

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264379
eISBN:
9780191734410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264379.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the question of qualifying cosmopolitanism. It discusses concepts such as cosmopolitanism, ethical cosmopolitanism, and contemporary international politics. It ... More


How Interpretation Makes International Law: On Semantic Change and Normative Twists

Ingo Venzke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199657674
eISBN:
9780191753114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657674.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

The texts of international law cannot talk — they are talked about. They passively submit to the need for interpretation and gain meaning in their use. Contrary to classic and still pervasive ... More


Knowing the Adversary: Leaders, Intelligence, and Assessment of Intentions in International Relations

Keren Yarhi-Milo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159157
eISBN:
9781400850419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159157.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

States are more likely to engage in risky and destabilizing actions such as military build-ups and preemptive strikes if they believe their adversaries pose a tangible threat. Yet despite the crucial ... More


Why Adjudicate?: Enforcing Trade Rules in the WTO

Christina L. Davis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152752
eISBN:
9781400842513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152752.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The World Trade Organization (WTO) oversees the negotiation and enforcement of formal rules governing international trade. Why do countries choose to adjudicate their trade disputes in the WTO rather ... More


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