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Globalization’s Paradox: Economic Interdependence and Global Governance

Daniel Sargent

in Outside In: The Transnational Circuitry of US History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190459840
eISBN:
9780190459888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459840.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

This chapter surveys US engagement with the responsibilities of international economic governance, responsibilities that the United States began to assume from the 1930s, after a false start in the ... More


Corridors of Power: The Politics of Environmental Aid to Madagascar

Catherine A. Corson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300212273
eISBN:
9780300225068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212273.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

Since the 1970s, the U.S. Agency for International Development has spent millions of dollars to preserve Madagascar's rich biological diversity. Yet its habitats are still in decline. Studying forty ... More


Power without Victory: Woodrow Wilson and the American Internationalist Experiment

Trygve Throntveit

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226459875
eISBN:
9780226460079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226460079.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

For decades, Woodrow Wilson has been remembered as either a paternalistic liberal or reactionary conservative at home and as a naïve idealist or cynical imperialist abroad. He won two US elections by ... More


Introduction

Thomas Davies

in NGOs: A New History of Transnational Civil Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199387533
eISBN:
9780190235642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387533.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The opening chapter highlights five ways in which the book challenges conventional wisdom on transnational civil society in global governance by revealing (i) that international NGOs have a longer ... More


The Fable of the Fourteen Points

Trygve Throntveit

in Power without Victory: Woodrow Wilson and the American Internationalist Experiment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226459875
eISBN:
9780226460079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226460079.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the “better policies” that the internationalist faith suggested which Woodrow Wilson outlined in his “Fourteen Points” address of January 8, 1918. Unfortunately, Wilson was so ... More


NGOs: A New History of Transnational Civil Society

Thomas Davies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199387533
eISBN:
9780190235642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387533.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

By providing a history of international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from the late eighteenth century through to the twenty-first century, this book sheds critical new light on ... More


Conclusion

Thomas Davies

in NGOs: A New History of Transnational Civil Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199387533
eISBN:
9780190235642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387533.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

The concluding chapter argues that accounts of key developments in world history are incomplete without consideration of the role of transnational civil society. It also emphasises the cyclical ... More


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