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Imperial Excess

Richard W. Miller

in Globalizing Justice: The Ethics of Poverty and Power

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581986
eISBN:
9780191723247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581986.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Continuing moral inquiry into the American empire, this chapter argues that the violent initiatives in developing countries characteristic of U.S. foreign policy have been pervasively unjust and that ... More


(Re)Imagining the Governance of Globalization

Richard Falk

in International Society and its Critics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265206
eISBN:
9780191601866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265208.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Part Three of the book turns to the question of international society and international relations after September 11, starting with a chapter by Richard Falk, who argues that international society ... More


Reverie and Rivalry: Mitterrand and Reagan-Bush

Richard F. Kuisel

in The French Way: How France Embraced and Rejected American Values and Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151816
eISBN:
9781400839971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151816.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter blends the narrative of relations between Paris and Washington with the response of the French media, elites, and public. Despite the outward appearance of strong ties between the two ... More


Introduction: Power and the US–Chinese Relationship

Rosemary Foot

in The Practice of Power: US Relations with China since 1949

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292920
eISBN:
9780191599286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292929.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter starts by discussing the main objectives of the book (which are to uncover the range of conditions that led to a change in American relations with China – from hostility to ... More


The Politics of Nuclear Weapons: China as a Nuclear Power

Rosemary Foot

in The Practice of Power: US Relations with China since 1949

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292920
eISBN:
9780191599286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292929.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the third of four chapters focusing on America’s perceptions of China’s capabilities, and dwelling on the correspondence between those perceptions and the projected consequences. It presents ... More


Canada, the North Atlantic Triangle, and the Empire

DAVID MACKENZIE

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0025
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

At the beginning of the 20th century, the British Empire had less authority in North America than it had had at any time during the previous 140 years. North America continued to be important in the ... More


Balancing Against Threats: The Rise and Fall of the Sino‐Soviet Alliance

Rosemary Foot

in The Practice of Power: US Relations with China since 1949

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292920
eISBN:
9780191599286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292929.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the first of four chapters focusing on America’s perceptions of China’s capabilities, and dwelling on the correspondence between those perceptions and the projected consequences. It presents ... More


The Iron Wall: China's Conventional Military Capabilities

Rosemary Foot

in The Practice of Power: US Relations with China since 1949

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292920
eISBN:
9780191599286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292929.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the second of four chapters focusing on America’s perceptions of China’s capabilities, and dwelling on the correspondence between those perceptions and the projected consequences. It looks at ... More


The Bretton Woods rescue

Helen Thompson

in Might, Right, Prosperity and Consent: Representative Democracy and the International Economy 1919–2001

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077500
eISBN:
9781781701607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077500.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces Japan, and also takes up India and Indonesia, where the problems of securing consent to the authority of the state and democratic constitutional rules were potentially ... More


Opening Pandora’s Box: Escalation and Domestic Politics, 1965–1966

Andrew L. Johns

in Vietnam’s Second Front: Domestic Politics, the Republican Party, and the War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125725
eISBN:
9780813135427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125725.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The gods gave Pandora a box with instructions not to open it. Curiosity overcame her, and she opened the box, unleashing havoc and all manner of evil on the world. It is unfortunate that Johnson did ... More


China as the ‘Wave of the Future’: The Chinese Politico‐Economic Model

Rosemary Foot

in The Practice of Power: US Relations with China since 1949

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292920
eISBN:
9780191599286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292929.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the last of four chapters focusing on America’s perceptions of China’s capabilities, and dwelling on the correspondence between those perceptions and the projected consequences. It focuses on ... More


Anglo-American Black Liberation

in Special Relations: The Americanization of Britain?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773997
eISBN:
9780804777834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773997.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter covers the density of links between black America in a decade of dramatic change and Britain at a critical transitional stage from a society of white hosts and black immigrants to one ... More


The Unquiet Frontier: Rising Rivals, Vulnerable Allies, and the Crisis of American Power

Jakub J. Grygiel and A. Wess Mitchell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691178264
eISBN:
9781400888139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178264.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

From the Baltic to the South China Sea, newly assertive authoritarian states sense an opportunity to resurrect old empires or build new ones at America's expense. Hoping that U.S. decline is real, ... More


1945

Tonny Banham

in We Shall Suffer There: Hong Kong's Defenders Imprisoned, 1942-45

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099609
eISBN:
9789882207677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099609.003.0067
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the year when the prisoners of war (POWs) were freed from their Japanese oppressors. This seemed evident in the inability of the Japanese to protect and adequately feed their ... More


The New Tribalism

Michael N. Barnett

in The Star and the Stripes: A History of the Foreign Policies of American Jews

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165974
eISBN:
9781400880607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165974.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the two decades following 1967—the year when American Jews turned into the zealots they are said by some to have always been. Israel's victory in 1967's Six-Day War gave ... More


“I Want the Sea”

Joshua L. Reid

in The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300209907
eISBN:
9780300213683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209907.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The rise of Euro-American power in the region brought new challenges and opportunities to the People of the Cape, and they responded by continuing to exploit and protect tribal marine space. Focusing ... More


The Long Sixties: 1960–1973

Barry Seldes

in Leonard Bernstein: The Political Life of an American Musician

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257641
eISBN:
9780520943070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257641.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes the Gustav Mahler centennial that was celebrated by the Philharmonic in 1960. It looks at Bernstein's work, the Kaddish, which had great political significance and transformed ... More


The Settlement of 1919

G. John Ikenberry

in After Victory: Institutions, Strategic Restraint, and the Rebuilding of Order after Major Wars, New Edition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691169217
eISBN:
9781400880843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169217.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter assesses the order building in the settlement of 1919. The United States emerged as the leading world power after World War I, and it brought an ambitious institutional agenda aimed at ... More


Introduction: American Power at the Global Frontier

Jakub J. Grygiel and A. Wess Mitchell

in The Unquiet Frontier: Rising Rivals, Vulnerable Allies, and the Crisis of American Power

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691178264
eISBN:
9781400888139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178264.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of American power at the global frontier. There are signs that America may be beginning to rethink its approach to alliances. In recent years U.S. ... More


Riding the Second Wave: The American Face of Women's Liberation in Britain

in Special Relations: The Americanization of Britain?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773997
eISBN:
9780804777834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773997.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reviews the transatlantic nature of both the ideology and the practice of feminism in a period that needs to be re-assessed as a special moment rather than a prelude to failure. The ... More


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