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Off Balance

Bruce Ackerman (ed.)

in Bush v. Gore: The Question of Legitimacy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093797
eISBN:
9780300127003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093797.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that the Supreme Court's intervention in the presidential election places an unprecedented constitutional obligation on the Senate. The Supreme Court nominations of presidents are ... More


The War in Iraq of 2003

in Why War?: The Cultural Logic of Iraq, the Gulf War, and Suez

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226763880
eISBN:
9780226763910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226763910.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

Two dimensions of the War in Iraq deserve analytical attention. First, there is the question of how the conflict could have domestic legitimacy when it did not have a UN mandate and was intended to ... More


The War on Terrorism and Other Foreign Conflicts, 2001–2008

Louis Kriesberg

in Realizing Peace: A Constructive Conflict Approach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190228668
eISBN:
9780190228699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190228668.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

The chapter opens with an analysis of President George W. Bush’s foreign policy approach and the trends and views of the American public. A critical examination is made of the Global War on ... More


Space is the Place

Richard Iton

in In Search of the Black Fantastic: Politics and Popular Culture in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195178463
eISBN:
9780199851812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178463.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Language and rhetoric also play a vital role in culture and politics, since conflicts may arise from varied interpretations; for example, as when it was considered racist to use the word “refugee” to ... More


The Federal Budget: Faith-Based Economics

Tom Allen

in Dangerous Convictions: What's Really Wrong with the U.S. Congress

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199931989
eISBN:
9780190252687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199931989.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter addresses the budget and tax issues that have raised the most baffling question for Democratic members of Congress: “Do these guys believe what they say?” The Republicans' apparent ... More


The Doctrine of International Community, Coalitions of the Willing and the Role of the British Government in the Special Relationship During the War on Terror, 2001–2003

Simon Tate

in A special relationship?: British foreign policy in the era of American hegemony

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083716
eISBN:
9781781706237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083716.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter five is the book's final empirical chapter exploring Britain's foreign policy in the context of the prelude to the war in Iraq, from 2001-2003. The chapter begins by examining the changing ... More


The Truth about Conservative Christians: What They Think and What They Believe

Andrew M. Greeley and Michael Hout

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306629
eISBN:
9780226306759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306759.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Ever since the reelection of President Bush, Conservative Christians have been stereotyped in the popular media: Bible-thumping militants and anti-intellectual zealots determined to impose their ... More


A War or a Nation?

James W. Pardew

in Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174358
eISBN:
9780813174587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174358.003.0027
Subject:
History, Political History

Touch-and-go diplomacy by senior European officials fails to halt the momentum toward a civil war in Macedonia after Albanian insurgents use force to demand increased rights and power for their ... More


Citizen Blackmun

Tinsley E. Yarbrough

in Harry A. Blackmun: The Outsider Justice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195141238
eISBN:
9780199851577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141238.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

George Will, in his column “Justice Blackmun's Outburst” pointed out how Justice Blackmun was no longer able to separate his personal beliefs and emotions with constitutional reasoning as Blackmun ... More


TARGETED KILLING AS PREEMPTIVE ACTION

Claire Finkelstein

in Targeted Killings: Law and Morality in an Asymmetrical World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646470
eISBN:
9780191738975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646470.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

The policy of the Bush Administration with regard to terror suspects focused on detention and interrogation: detention as a temporary immobilization of potential terrorists, and interrogation to ... More


An Unlikely and Revealing Consensus

Douglas Hartmann

in Midnight Basketball: Race, Sports, and Neoliberal Social Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226374840
eISBN:
9780226375038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226375038.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 3 deepens and extends the analysis of the historical origins and cultural popularity of midnight basketball. It locates midnight basketball's popularity in at least three contexts: (1) ... More


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