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Power Multiplied or Power Restrained? the United States and Multilateral Institutions in the Americas

Hal Klepak

in US Hegemony and International Organizations: The United States and Multilateral Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199261437
eISBN:
9780191599309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261431.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The central argument is that US power, once established as predominant in the hemisphere, has been nothing short of decisive in the founding, nature, and functioning of the regional multilateral ... More


Time to React: The Efficiency of International Organizations in Crisis Response

Heidi Hardt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199337118
eISBN:
9780199356546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337118.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

In conflict-affected regions, delays in international response can have life or death consequences. The speed with which international organizations react to crises affects the prospects for ... More


E. A. Freeman and the Culture of the Gothic Revival

Chris Miele

in Making History: Edward Augustus Freeman and Victorian Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265871
eISBN:
9780191772030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265871.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This essay looks at E. A. Freeman’s involvement in the Oxford Architectural Society, which provided him with the platform to develop as an architectural historian and writer. The varied interests of ... More


Decision-Making in the UN Security Council: The Case of Haiti, 1990-1997

David Malone

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294832
eISBN:
9780191685071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294832.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

After President Aristide was overthrown by the Haitian military in September 1991, the UN Security Council and the OAS instituted a progression of measures to restore him to power. This unique and ... More


Aristide's Government, the Coup, and the International Response, January 1991-November 1992

David Malone

in Decision-Making in the UN Security Council: The Case of Haiti, 1990-1997

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294832
eISBN:
9780191685071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294832.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

President Aristide held power in 1991 only from 7 February to 30 September. His own behaviour as a political leader demonstrated that Haiti's political culture remained steeped in fear, intimidation, ... More


Events Surrounding the Governors Island Agreement, December 1992-November 1993

David Malone

in Decision-Making in the UN Security Council: The Case of Haiti, 1990-1997

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294832
eISBN:
9780191685071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294832.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the events surrounding the Governors Island Agreement (GIA) and the involvement of the UN and the Organization of American States (OAS) to resolve the political crisis in Haiti. ... More


Why Speed of Response Matters

Heidi Hardt

in Time to React: The Efficiency of International Organizations in Crisis Response

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199337118
eISBN:
9780199356546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337118.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the impact of efficiency on conflict-affected populations and on the effectiveness of interventions. It details the conditions under which speed of response enhances prospects ... More


Introduction: Multilateralism and the Generals

Stefano Recchia

in Reassuring the Reluctant Warriors: U.S. Civil-Military Relations and Multilateral Intervention

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452918
eISBN:
9781501701559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452918.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This introductory chapter explains how coercive humanitarian missions and regime change operations, along with a broader category—military intervention—are to be examined. Being aware of this broader ... More


Global Anti-Corruption Norms

Anja P. Jakobi

in Common Goods and Evils?: The Formation of Global Crime Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674602
eISBN:
9780191752452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674602.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents global anti-corruption efforts. While the United States has influenced these global efforts in important ways, civil society was also important for their development. The ... More


Forming, Remodeling, and Reforming: Expanding the Evidence and Implications

Paul Poast and Johannes Urpelainen

in Organizing Democracy: How International Organizations Assist New Democracies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226543345
eISBN:
9780226543512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226543512.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter offers further qualitative evidence on the link between new democracies and IO formation and demonstrates the broader applicability of our theory. The chapter begins by describing the ... More


Mortgage Valuation Models: Embedded Options, Risk, and Uncertainty

Andrew Davidson and Alexander Levin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199998166
eISBN:
9780199363698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199998166.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS) are among the most complex of all financial instruments. Analysis of MBS requires blending empirical analysis of borrower behavior with mathematical modeling of ... More


Success and Failure

Morten Hammerborg

in New Directions in Norwegian Maritime History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497360
eISBN:
9781786944481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497360.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

The final section explores the successes and failures of twentieth-century Norwegian shipping, in attempt to determine why maritime businesses failed; to pinpoint turbulence in the industry; and to ... More


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Denis Guénoun

in A Semite: A Memoir of Algeria

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164023
eISBN:
9780231537247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164023.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter recounts the moment when the author's apartment in Oran was bombed by Organisation armée secrète (OAS) members on June 20, 1961. The author vividly described the events following the ... More


Applications of the Option-Adjusted Spread Valuation Approach to Agency Mortgage-Backed Securities

Andrew Davidson and Alexander Levin

in Mortgage Valuation Models: Embedded Options, Risk, and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199998166
eISBN:
9780199363698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199998166.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

With engineering of OAS systems explained in previous chapters, this chapter focuses on expected results from using these methods. It covers the role of term structure model selection in computing ... More


The Concept of Credit Option-Adjusted Spread

Andrew Davidson and Alexander Levin

in Mortgage Valuation Models: Embedded Options, Risk, and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199998166
eISBN:
9780199363698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199998166.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The chapter begins with demonstrating why a stochastic view at losses is necessary to explain non-agency MBS market prices. It then expands the traditional OAS method to include random home prices ... More


Arab Students and the Politics of Palestine: The Organization of Arab Students and the Arab American Left

Pamela E. Pennock

in Rise of the Arab American Left: Activists, Allies, and Their Fight against Imperialism and Racism, 1960s-1980s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630984
eISBN:
9781469631004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630984.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the role of the Organization of Arab Students (OAS) in fostering the radical Arab American movement in connection to the Third World New Left. It covers the organization’s ... More


Valuation with Risk Factors and Risk Neutrality

Andrew Davidson and Alexander Levin

in Mortgage Valuation Models: Embedded Options, Risk, and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199998166
eISBN:
9780199363698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199998166.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter introduces key principles of valuation. Using an example of a single-factor economy, a proof is given that the expected investment return is equal to the risk-free rate plus a risky ... More


The Fates of Four Norwegian Shipowners

Stig Tenold

in Tankers in Trouble: Norwegian Shipping and the Crisis of the 1970s and 1980s

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893427
eISBN:
9781786944627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893427.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides a thorough exploration of the practices of four Norwegian tanker owners in order to reveal the particular challenges they faced during the shipping crisis:- Knut Knutsen OAS; ... More


The EU’s engagement with non-European regional organisations on human rights

Elizabeth Salmon and Magnus Killander

in The European Union and Human Rights: Law and Policy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198814191
eISBN:
9780191904240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814191.003.0010
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The chapter introduces the human rights work of the regional inter-governmental organisations highlighted in the European Union (EU) Strategic Framework on Human Rights and Democracy and discusses ... More


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