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The U.S. and Soviet Response to Britain’s Decline

Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson

in Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725050
eISBN:
9781501725067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725050.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Building on the preceding chapter, Chapter 3 analyzes U.S. and Soviet responses to the decline of the United Kingdom. This portion of the book shows that the United States and Soviet Union each ... More


U.S. Strategy and the Decline of the Soviet Union

Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson

in Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725050
eISBN:
9781501725067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725050.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapter 5 discusses the course of U.S. foreign policy during the Soviet Union’s decline in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Leveraging recently declassified materials, it shows that the United States ... More


Conclusion: Rising Powers, the Fate of Declining States, and the Future of Great Power Politics

Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson

in Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725050
eISBN:
9781501725067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725050.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The Conclusion summarizes the volume and extends its findings. The chapter first reviews the evidence in chapters 2-5, emphasizing that there is significant empirical support for the argument ... More


A Formerly Great Britain: Predicting U.S. and Soviet Strategy

Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson

in Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725050
eISBN:
9781501725067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725050.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapters 2 and 3 examine the U.S. and Soviet response to the decline of the United Kingdom in the mid-to-late 1940s. Chapter 2 first reviews the course of the United Kingdom’s decline in the early ... More


Watching the Soviet Union Decline: Assessing Change and Predicting U.S. Strategy

Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson

in Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725050
eISBN:
9781501725067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725050.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapters 2 and 3 helped confirm that rising states support declining great powers when decliners can help rising states against other great power threats. In contrast, Chapters 4 and 5 assess the ... More


Taxing for the Realization of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

Olivier De Schutter

in Tax, Inequality, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190882228
eISBN:
9780190882266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882228.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the application of human rights law to state tax policy, identifying normative principles by which UN human rights treaty supervisory bodies—like the Committee on Economic, ... More


Tax, Inequality, and Human Rights

Philip G. Alston and Nikki R. Reisch (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190882228
eISBN:
9780190882266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882228.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book looks at the linkages between human rights and tax law and reveals their mutual relevance to tackling economic, social, and political inequalities. Against the backdrop of systemic ... More


The Transformation of a Conflict in the Diaspora: Sikhs, Muslims and the British State

Christine Moliner

in Identity, Conflict and Politics in Turkey, Iran and Pakistan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190845780
eISBN:
9780190943011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845780.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter assesses the role of the political context bringing a transformation of identity rankings in diasporas. Specifically, it studies the role played over the past 15 years by British state ... More


Sites of Pluralism: Community Politics in the Middle East

Firat Oruc (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190052713
eISBN:
9780190077921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052713.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Scholars and policymakers, struggling to make sense of the ongoing chaos in the Middle East, have focused on the possible causes of the escalation in both inter-state and intra-state conflict. But ... More


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