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Conclusion The Perils of Dominance

Gareth Porter

in Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239487
eISBN:
9780520940406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239487.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reviews the evidence for the critical influence of unequal power relations on the four crucial Vietnam policy decisions. It evaluates the “unipolar moment” in global politics and U.S. ... More


International Adoption: Global Inequalities and the Circulation of Children

Diana Marre and Laura Briggs (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791011
eISBN:
9780814764473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791011.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

In the past two decades, transnational adoption has exploded in scope and significance, growing up along increasingly globalized economic relations and the development and improvement of reproductive ... More


“British Cannibals”: Dialogical Misunderstandings in the South Seas

Gananath Obeyesekere

in Cannibal Talk: The Man-Eating Myth and Human Sacrifice in the South Seas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243071
eISBN:
9780520938311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243071.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter discusses the British hypothesis and savage fear of Hawaiian cannibalism, and the Hawaiian hypothesis and fear of British cannibalism. It focuses on the dialogue between the anxious ... More


The Idea of Labour Law as Addressing Vulnerabilities or Labour Market ‘Problems’

Guy Davidov

in A Purposive Approach to Labour Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198759034
eISBN:
9780191818790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759034.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter articulates the unique characteristics of employment relations. It explains in what sense employer–employee relations are different from client–independent contractor relations. ... More


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