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The EU and Algeria

Richard Youngs

in The European Union and the Promotion of Democracy: Europe's Mediterranean and Asian Policies

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249794
eISBN:
9780191600357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249792.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Catalogues EU policies towards Algeria during the 1990s. It suggests that initial support for the military regime as a bulwark against the Frente Islamique du Salut (FIS) did weaken as the 1990s ... More


The Reign of the Generals, 1914–1917

Alexander V. Prusin

in The Lands Between: Conflict in the East European Borderlands, 1870-1992

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297535
eISBN:
9780191594328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297535.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The chapter examines the function and meaning of violence inflicted upon the borderlands by the opposing armies in World War I. The focus then shifts to the activities of the military regimes that ... More


Burmese Loyalty Structure and the Dual Domination Paradigm

Joseph Cheah

in Race and Religion in American Buddhism: White Supremacy and Immigrant Adaptation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199756285
eISBN:
9780199918874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756285.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In their adaptation of Buddhist practices to the American landscape, Burmese immigrant Buddhists have contended with not only domestic forces that demand conformity but also extraterritorial forces ... More


Authorization for the Use of Force and Aristide's Return, December 1993-October 1994

David Malone

in Decision-Making in the UN Security Council: The Case of Haiti, 1990-1997

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294832
eISBN:
9780191685071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294832.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the events surrounding Aristide's return to Haiti. It also describes the role of the UNSC and the United States in the authorization for the use of force to restore democratic ... More


Burma (Myanmar)

Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro and Meghan Barron

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the first serious attempted application of the responsibility to protect (RtoP) doctrine to Burma in response to the Burmese military regime's refusal to accept international ... More


Burmanisation

Richard Cockett

in Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204513
eISBN:
9780300215984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204513.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the Burmese project of ethnic, cultural, and religious homogeneity in the city of Naypyidaw, established as a capital by the military regime aiming to make Burman-ness a ... More


Defining the Regimes of Prewar Japan

Harukata Takenaka

in Failed Democratization in Prewar Japan: Breakdown of a Hybrid Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804763417
eISBN:
9780804790741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763417.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter has two objectives. First, it demonstrates that the regime that existed in Japan from 1918 to 1932 can be defined as semi-democratic. It argues that three distinct regimes—a competitive ... More


The Lady’s not for turning: The challenge of the NLD

Richard Cockett

in Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204513
eISBN:
9780300215984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204513.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter covers the activities of the National League for Democracy (NLD) and its leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, also known as “The Lady.” The year 1988 would see the political and economic landscape ... More


Burma, 1988 and 2007

Zoltan Barany

in How Armies Respond to Revolutions and Why

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691157368
eISBN:
9781400880997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157368.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter shows the generals’ responses to the attempt to depose a different kind of regime, a military dictatorship, in the case of Burma. Military regimes are very difficult to unseat unless ... More


An embarrassment of poverty: Burma’s collapse

Richard Cockett

in Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204513
eISBN:
9780300215984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204513.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the decline of the Burmese economy, and compares it to the rest of Asia. Notably, it describes a profound feeling of embarrassment and shame pervading the Burmese citizenry ... More


Naming and Shaming Dictatorships

Abel Escribà-Folch and Joseph Wright

in Foreign Pressure and the Politics of Autocratic Survival

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198746997
eISBN:
9780191809262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746997.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores how international campaigns to name and shame human rights abusers influence politics in targeted regimes. The chapter outlines three mechanisms that might link shaming ... More


Introduction: Historical Background

Vicente del Rio

in Contemporary Urbanism Brazil: Beyond Brasilia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032818
eISBN:
9780813039275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032818.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This introduction discusses the evolution of urbanism in Brazil. It starts with the birth of modernism and covers the military regime, the democratic movements of the 1980s, the expansion of the ... More


“A Correct, Hermeneutic Reading”: Fantasies of a Constitutional Coup and the Promotion of Indigenous Rights

David M. K. Sheinin

in Consent of the Damned: Ordinary Argentinians in the Dirty War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042398
eISBN:
9780813043005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042398.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

After the 1976 coup, the military regime immediately set about trying to show that it was a defender of human rights. This task involved demonstrating that Argentina continued to adhere to a set of ... More


From Disorder to Growth and Back: The Military Regime (1964–1984)

Lee J. Alston, Marcus André Melo, Bernardo Mueller, and Carlos Pereira

in Brazil in Transition: Beliefs, Leadership, and Institutional Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691162911
eISBN:
9781400880942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162911.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the military government and the belief in “developmentalism” which motivated the institutions put in place by the regime. Developmentalism rested on top-down technocratic ... More


Nasser's Blessed Movement: Egypt's Free Officers and the July RevolutionWith a New Introduction

Joel Gordon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167782
eISBN:
9781617978180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167782.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book explores the early years of military rule in Egypt following the Free Officers' coup d'etat of 1952. Enriched by interviews with actors in and observers of the events, the book shows how ... More


The establishment of a military regime in Chile, 1817–1823

Juan Luis Ossa Santa Cruz

in Armies, Politics and Revolution: Chile, 1808-1826

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381328
eISBN:
9781781384909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381328.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter argues that the arrival in Santiago of José de San Martín after the battle of Chacabuco provoked a realignment of Chilean politics. For the first time in more than two years the ... More


Social work in extremis: Lessons for social work internationally

Michael Lavalette and Vasilios Ioakimidis (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427182
eISBN:
9781447303558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427182.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

What is the relationship between social work and the state? Who controls which services' needs are addressed and how? This book looks at social work responses in different countries to extreme ... More


The Lands Between: Conflict in the East European Borderlands, 1870-1992

Alexander V. Prusin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297535
eISBN:
9780191594328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297535.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The book traces the turbulent history of the borderlands that before World War constituted the frontier‐zones between the Austro‐Hungarian, German, and Russian empires and in the course of the ... More


"A Pragmatic March toward Democracy"?

Joel Gordon

in Nasser's Blessed Movement: Egypt's Free Officers and the July RevolutionWith a New Introduction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167782
eISBN:
9781617978180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167782.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book has examined how the Free Officers were able to seize and consolidate power, topple the parliamentary regime, and put in place a new political order with them at the helm. It has shown that ... More


Setting the Stage: El Salvador’s Long Twentieth Century

Erik Ching

in Stories of Civil War in El Salvador: A Battle over Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628660
eISBN:
9781469628684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628660.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter provides an overview of Salvadoran history over its long twentieth century, roughly 1880-2010. It employs a structure-agency framework, arguing that structural conditions put El Salvador ... More


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