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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


Hugo Grotius and International Relations

Hedley Bull, Benedict Kingsbury, and Adam Roberts (eds)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198277712
eISBN:
9780191598890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198277717.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Hugo Grotius (1583–1645), ‘the miracle of Holland’, was famous as a child prodigy, theologian, historian, poet, jurist, Dutch political figure, escaped political prisoner, and finally as Sweden's ... More


Conclusion

Isaac Nakhimovsky

in The Closed Commercial State: Perpetual Peace and Commercial Society from Rousseau to Fichte

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148946
eISBN:
9781400838752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148946.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers the broader implications of Fichte's work. Fichte's The Closed Commercial State was an intensive investigation into the prospects of Europe's transformation into the kind of ... More


National Minorities and the European Nation-States System

Jennifer Jackson Preece

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294375
eISBN:
9780191685033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294375.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The collapse of Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia, and the Soviet Union has resulted in a proliferation of discontented national minorities. Thus, the possibility for destabilising ethnic conflict has ... More


The Congress of Vienna

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/9780198278870.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand, Bishop of Autun, entered politics as a representative of the French clergy, in the Etats-Generaux, whose meeting in 1789 precipitated the French Revolution. Talleyrand ... More


Summary and Update

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/9780198278870.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The classical European states system, at whose evolution since the mid-seventeenth century has been looked upon in this book, was not created in one piece. Originally, as seen, its structure was to a ... More


Introduction

JENNIFER JACKSON PREECE

in National Minorities and the European Nation-States System

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294375
eISBN:
9780191685033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294375.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The collapse of communism in the former Soviet bloc between 1989 and 1991 caused multinational Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia, and the Soviet Union to come apart along ethnic lines and be replaced by new ... More


Conclusion

JENNIFER JACKSON PREECE

in National Minorities and the European Nation-States System

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294375
eISBN:
9780191685033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294375.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book shows that national minority rights have always been subservient to national interest and security within states, and to international peace and stability within the society of states. In ... More


Small States in World Politics: The Story of Small State Survival, 1648-2016

Matthias Maass

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780719082733
eISBN:
9781526132406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082733.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What is the story behind the paradoxical survival of small and weak states in a world of great powers and crude power politics? The answer lies at the system-level: Small states survival is shaped by ... More


Constructing International Relations in the Arab World

Fred H. Lawson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753722
eISBN:
9780804768023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753722.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the emergence of an anarchic states-system in the twentieth-century Arab world. Following the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, Arab nationalist movements first considered ... More


Rules

Carlo Focarelli

in International Law as Social Construct: The Struggle for Global Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199584833
eISBN:
9780191741012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584833.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the law which the international community believes to be international law. It examines how the rules and other normative standards of international law are made, integrated, ... More


Remedies

Carlo Focarelli

in International Law as Social Construct: The Struggle for Global Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199584833
eISBN:
9780191741012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584833.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter looks into the remedies against major breaches of international law in terms of sovereignty as responsibility. It focuses on the fact that the ‘new’ international law is the law of the ... More


Introduction: The Problem of State Normativity in International Relations

Marjo Koivisto

in Normative State Power in International Relations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652792
eISBN:
9780191745270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652792.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The normativity of political institutions is an omnipresent research theme in International Relations scholarship. Cosmopolitan political values are contrasted with communitarian ones, especially in ... More


Introduction Origins of States-Systems

in Constructing International Relations in the Arab World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753722
eISBN:
9780804768023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753722.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Three broad dynamics created the states-system that formed in the Middle East during the first half of the twentieth century: the end of the imperial institutions of governance that had structured ... More


Domestic Conflict and Regime Maintenance

in Constructing International Relations in the Arab World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753722
eISBN:
9780804768023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753722.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter links the coming of Westphalian sovereignty to the timing and character of political struggles inside Egypt, Tunisia, Jordan, Iraq, and Syria. The existence of liberal democratic ... More


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