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Transatlantic Drift: The Present and the Future

Geir Lundestad

in The United States and Western Europe Since 1945: From "Empire" by Invitation to Transatlantic Drift

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266685
eISBN:
9780191601057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266689.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Discusses the transatlantic drift (or split) that has occurred between the US and Western Europe since the election of George W. Bush in December 2000, and the attack on the World Trade Centre in New ... More


The Psychology of Terrorism Fears

Samuel Justin Sinclair and Daniel Antonius

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195388114
eISBN:
9780199949816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388114.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The psychology of terrorism, in its most basic form, is about fear. While academics continue to debate the meaning of terrorism, the end result for many people affected is fear and terror. However, ... More


Where Do We Go from Here?

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

in Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This short introductory chapter provides a brief analysis of the high‐yield (junk bond) market in the USA in 2001 and 2002, discussing the multitude of influences upon it, including the September 11, ... More


The Psychological Aftermath of Terrorism: A Current State of the Science

Samuel Justin Sinclair and Daniel Antonius

in The Psychology of Terrorism Fears

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195388114
eISBN:
9780199949816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388114.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The purpose of this chapter is to present an overview of the science that has been disseminated over the past decade on the psychological impact of terrorism. Both short- and longer-term research on ... More


Muslims in Britain: Race, Place and Identities

Peter Hopkins and Richard Gale (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625871
eISBN:
9780748671335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625871.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Following the events of 11th September 2001 in the USA, and more especially, the bombings on the London underground on 7th July 2005 and the incident at Glasgow Airport on 30th June 2007, an ... More


Defining Terrorism in International Law

Ben Saul

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199535477
eISBN:
9780191712197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535477.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Despite numerous efforts since the 1920s, the international community has failed to define or criminalize ‘terrorism’ in international law. This book first explores the policy reasons for defining ... More


Introduction

Solomon Schimmel

in Wounds Not Healed By Time: The Power of Repentance and Forgiveness

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195128413
eISBN:
9780199834648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195128419.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Examines the range of responses to the September 11, 2001 (9/11) act of terrorism on the World Trade Center, such as calls for revenge, justice, self‐criticism, repentance, and forgiveness. This is ... More


Boots on the Ground

Michael F. Cairo

in The Gulf: The Bush Presidencies and the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136721
eISBN:
9780813141275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136721.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Moving to an application of the worldviews of George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush, this chapter examines the decisions to go to war with Iraq. Beginning with George H.W. Bush, the chapter examines ... More


9. Extreme Times, Extreme Measures

David Fisher

in Morality and War: Can War Be Just in the Twenty-first Century?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599240
eISBN:
9780191725692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599240.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

Following the 9/11 attacks, al‐Qaeda and other terrorist groups pose a threat, operating with global networks and potentially armed with weapons of mass destruction. To counter these threats, US ... More


8. The Protean Nature of War

David Fisher

in Morality and War: Can War Be Just in the Twenty-first Century?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599240
eISBN:
9780191725692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599240.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

Changes in the nature of warfare are traced from the 1945–89 era of strategic stability through the Balkans imbroglio of the 1990s to the advent of the new threat of global terrorism marked by 9/11. ... More


Race, Religion, and Communities: South Asians in the Post-9/11 United States

Sangay K. Mishra

in Desis Divided: The Political Lives of South Asian Americans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816681150
eISBN:
9781452954271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681150.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 3 uses the case of racial targeting of South Asians—Hindus, Muslims, and Sikhs—in the post-9/11 period and their reactions to the targeting to illustrate the importance of religion in shaping ... More


Queer Equality in the Age of Neoliberalism

Phil Tiemeyer

in Plane Queer: "Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274761
eISBN:
9780520955301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274761.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 8 examines the increasingly gay-friendly era since the 1990s, during the peak of America’s neoliberal economic order. Queer flight attendants in this era have won more benefits, including ... More


Political Semiosis

Robin Wagner-Pacifici

in What Is an Event?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226439648
eISBN:
9780226439815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226439815.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter describes the analytical mechanism of political semiosis, introducing and specifying the representational, demonstrative (or indexical), and performative features. These features are ... More


Cities of Gold: Teaching Religion and Violence through “Sacred” Space

Aaron W. Hughes

in Teaching Religion and Violence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195372427
eISBN:
9780199949618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372427.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In order to examine the larger theme of religion and violence, this essay describes a course its author regularly teaches on the theme of contested space that is constructed as “sacred” by ... More


Second Verse, Same as the First: A History of American Conservative Sex, Gender, and Reproduction Rhetoric

Leslie Dorrough Smith

in Righteous Rhetoric: Sex, Speech, and the Politics of Concerned Women for America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199337507
eISBN:
9780199366415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337507.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter situates Concerned Women for America’s focus on sex, gender, and reproductive issues as just one recent manifestation of a longstanding American trend to connect sexual and gendered ... More


The Long Shadow of the Twin Towers and the ‘New’ Counter-terrorismA Case Study of the Institutional Effects of Signal Crimes

Martin Innes

in Signal Crimes: Social Reactions to Crime, Disorder, and Control

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199684465
eISBN:
9780191788093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684465.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Based upon an extended case study of developments in counter-terrorism policy and practice in the UK, this chapter argues that signal crimes frequently play an important role in triggering the reform ... More


Charles Bernstein and Broken English

Jacob Edmond

in A Common Strangeness: Contemporary Poetry, Cross-Cultural Encounter, Comparative Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242597
eISBN:
9780823242634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242597.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Through the writings of US poet Charles Bernstein, this chapter examines the tension between affective immediacy and distancing artifice in attempts to read and write our era of globalization. From ... More


Afterword: Pirates, Terrorists, Narcotraffickers

Sharada Balachandran Orihuela

in Fugitives, Smugglers, and Thieves: Piracy and Personhood in American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640921
eISBN:
9781469640945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640921.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The conclusion considers the importance of acts of piracy, terrorism, and narcotrafficking in helping to consolidate and expand the reach of U.S. state power in a post 9/11 world. The U.S. state has ... More


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