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Joseph Conrad and the Anthropological Dilemma: ‘Bewildered Traveller’

John W. Griffith

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183006
eISBN:
9780191673931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183006.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This book is a detailed analysis of Conrad’s early fiction, which as a response to his travels in so-called primitive cultures: Malaysia, Borneo, and the Congo. As a sensitive observer of other ... More


Congo (Brazzaville)

Helga Fleischhacker

in Elections in Africa: A Data Handbook

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296454
eISBN:
9780191600036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296452.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

This chapter on elections and electoral systems in Congo (Brazzaville) follows the same format as all the other country chapters in the book. The first section is introductory and contains a ... More


Congo (Democratic Republic)

Siegmar Schmidt and Daniel Stroux

in Elections in Africa: A Data Handbook

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296454
eISBN:
9780191600036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296452.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

This chapter on elections and electoral systems in Congo (Democratic Republic) follows the same format as all the other country chapters in the book. The first section is introductory and contains a ... More


The Internationalization of Trusteeship

William Bain

in Between Anarchy and Society: Trusteeship and the Obligations of Power

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199260263
eISBN:
9780191600975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260265.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Examines the internationalization of trusteeship as it arose in the context of British colonial administration in Africa, the Berlin and Brussels Conferences, and the experience of the Congo Free ... More


From Realism to Legalization: A Rationalist Assessment of the International Criminal Court in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Eric K. Leonard and Steven C. Roach

in Governance, Order, and the International Criminal Court: Between Realpolitik and a Cosmopolitan Court

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546732
eISBN:
9780191720406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546732.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, International Relations and Politics

Rationalist or mainstream theories focus on the causal effects and functional properties of international law. One of the central problems of explaining the effectiveness of the ICC is that not all ... More


Everyday Resistance, Peacebuilding and State-Making: Insights from 'Africa's World War'

Marta Iñiguez de Heredia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526108760
eISBN:
9781526124203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526108760.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Everyday resistance, peacebuilding and state-making addresses debates on liberal peace and the policies of peacebuilding through a theoretical and empirical study of resistance in peacebuilding ... More


Morphosyntactic parameters and the internal classification of Benue‐Kwa (Niger‐Congo) *

Victor Manfredi

in Historical Syntax and Linguistic Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199560547
eISBN:
9780191721267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560547.003.0019
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

Niger‐Congo's Kwa and Benue‐Congo zones, jointly covering most of tropical Africa, run between isolating and agglutinative types. Historical phonology finds few innovations above the local cluster, ... More


Georgia Skin Game

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0020
Subject:
Music, Popular

Morton was a contradictory man, a “puzzingly” complex man. At pne point in his career Morton made records for a folklore collection and tackled it with many indigenous songs. The first slaves brought ... More


Congo Love Song: African American Culture and the Crisis of the Colonial State

Ira Dworkin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632711
eISBN:
9781469632735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632711.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In his 1903 hit "Congo Love Song," James Weldon Johnson recounts a sweet if seemingly generic romance between two young Africans. While the song’s title may appear consistent with that narrative, it ... More


Premier-Presidentialism, President-Parliamentarism, and Democratic Performance: Indicative Case Studies

Robert Elgie

in Semi-Presidentialism: Sub-Types And Democratic Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199585984
eISBN:
9780191729003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585984.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents a set of indicative case studies that illustrate the consequences of the two forms of semi-presidentialism. For both, evidence from cases that appear to confirm the hypothesized ... More


Missionary Militarism? The Armed Brothers of the Sahara and Léopold Joubert in the Congo

Bertrand Taithe

in In God’s Empire: French Missionaries and the Modern World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195396447
eISBN:
9780199979318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396447.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

Missionary language often borrowed from military tropes, most clearly in the common notion of religious workers as unarmed “soldiers of Christ.” While much could be said of the more traditional forms ... More


Africa for the Africans

Ryan M. Irwin

in Gordian Knot: Apartheid and the Unmaking of the Liberal World Order

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199855612
eISBN:
9780199979882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855612.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This chapter explores Washington’s response to the apartheid debate. It explains U.S. policy through the eyes of Mennen Williams, who served as an Assistant Secretary of State during the Kennedy and ... More


Intermezzo—The International Context (1878–1908)

Davide Rodogno

in Against Massacre: Humanitarian Interventions in the Ottoman Empire, 1815-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151335
eISBN:
9781400840014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151335.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the international context of the European powers' humanitarian interventions during the period 1878–1908. It begins with a discussion of three major changes that took place ... More


The EU's Foreign and Security Policy: Incremental Upgrading of Common Interests and the Effects of Institutionalized Cooperation

Nicole Alecu de Flers, Laura Chappell, and Patrick Müller

in The EU's Decision Traps: Comparing Policies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199596225
eISBN:
9780191729140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596225.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

As decision-making in European foreign and security policy has remained an intergovernmental process where unanimous decision-making is the norm, this policy field seems a likely case for becoming ... More


Debate on the economic consequences of peacetime

Graciana del Castillo

in Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Peace is not only difficult to build, but, like war, it has important economic and financial consequences. Unlike the post-World War periods when policymakers, scholars, and practitioners debated the ... More


War, Hunger, and Displacement: Volume 2

E. Wayne Nafziger, Frances Stewart, and Raimo Väyrynen (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297406
eISBN:
9780191685330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297406.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Since the end of the Cold War, the number of civil wars in developing countries has escalated to the point where they are the most significant source of human suffering in the world today. Although ... More


Overcoming Evil: Genocide, Violent Conflict, and Terrorism

Ervin Staub

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195382044
eISBN:
9780199864942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382044.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book describes the origins or influences leading to genocide, violent conflict, and terrorism. It identifies principles and practices of prevention, and of reconciliation between groups after ... More


Historical Review of Civilian Protection by UN Peacekeepers

Siobhán Wills

in Protecting Civilians: The Obligations of Peacekeepers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199533879
eISBN:
9780191714801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533879.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explores the extent to which historically there has been an expectation on the part of the UN, the international community, and local communities that peacekeepers have some obligation ... More


The Sources of Conflict between Groups and Primary Examples

Ervin Staub

in Overcoming Evil: Genocide, Violent Conflict, and Terrorism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195382044
eISBN:
9780199864942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382044.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter identifies the major sources and some properties of group conflict as a background to later chapters. Topics covered include the material sources of conflict, the psychological bases of ... More


Congo (Zaire): Corruption, Disintegration, and State Failure

N. F. Emizet Kisangani

in War, Hunger, and Displacement: Volume 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297406
eISBN:
9780191685330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297406.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

When General Mobutu Sese Seko took over Congo on November 24, 1965 for 31 years, he practiced building the state by exercising terrorism and institutionalized corruption, and he did not mind that ... More


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