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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


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


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


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


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


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