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Beyond Tocqueville’s Myth: Rethinking the Model of the American State

Stephen W. Sawyer

in Boundaries of the State In Us History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226277646
eISBN:
9780226277813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226277813.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

It is striking the extent to which Tocqueville's vision of US politics has trumped all other visions of the American state abroad during this formative period. This essay is part of a broader attempt ... More


The narrative of the Anglo-American State

Ben Tonra

in Global Citizen and European Republic: Irish Foreign Policy in Transition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719056079
eISBN:
9781781701614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719056079.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter outlines the development of the third narrative of Irish foreign policy—that of Ireland as an Anglo-American State. It explains that this narrative looks to the English-speaking world as ... More


A Hard Peace? Allied Preparations for the Occupation of Germany, 1943–1945

Jessica Reinisch

in The Perils of Peace: The Public Health Crisis in Occupied Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199660797
eISBN:
9780191748295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660797.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter sets out the broad parameters of the Allies’ plans for public health work in defeated Germany. It shows that decisions and agreements reached in Washington and London in the early years ... More


On the Secularization of the Public Square: Jews in France and in the United States

Pierre Birnbaum

in Constitutional Secularism in an Age of Religious Revival

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660384
eISBN:
9780191748264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660384.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes a paradox: both France and the United States are seen as societies in which State and Church are separated, even if they have deeply different kinds of States. The French State ... More


The 1950s: Part One

Steven K. Green

in The Third Disestablishment: Church, State, and American Culture, 1940-1975

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190908140
eISBN:
9780190908171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908140.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the Protestant–Catholic tensions of the early 1950s and the meteoric rise of Protestants and Other Americans United for Separation of Church and State (POAU) and its early ... More


European ambitions and obligations

Ben Tonra

in Global Citizen and European Republic: Irish Foreign Policy in Transition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719056079
eISBN:
9781781701614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719056079.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter analyses the interaction of the four narratives when faced with the long-term foreign policy issue of Ireland's place within the European project and the challenges that have arisen ... More


Against Heroism

John Conley

in The Critical Pulse: Thirty-Six Credos by Contemporary Critics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161152
eISBN:
9780231530736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161152.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that graduate workers need unions that can win gains and exert collective worker power on the job. At the same time, they should not underestimate some of the real and accumulated ... More


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