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Russian Reimperialization: From Soft Power to Annexation

Agnia Grigas

in Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300214505
eISBN:
9780300220766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214505.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter sets out the seven phases of the reimperialization policy trajectory that leverages Russian compatriots of the near abroad. This trajectory moves from (1) soft power to (2) humanitarian ... More


Cool Optimism

David Leheny

in Empire of Hope: The Sentimental Politics of Japanese Decline

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729072
eISBN:
9781501729089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729072.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The “Cool Japan” wave that began in 2001 has ebbed and flowed, with many continuing to extol the country’s success in global pop culture markets while others express concern that it has fallen behind ... More


Post-match recovery and analysis: concluding thoughts on sport and diplomacy

Aaron Beacom and J. Simon Rofe

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This concluding chapter draws together the themes that have emerged in the volume and provides an overarching analysis of the three sections concerning the concepts and history of Sport and ... More


Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Simon Rofe (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The purpose of this book is to critically enhance the appreciation of Diplomacy and Sport in global affairs from the perspective of practitioners and scholars. The book will make an important new ... More


“Un-Civil Society” and the Sources of Russian Influence in West Asia: The South Caucasus

Jeffrey Mankoff

in The Great Game in West Asia: Iran, Turkey and the South Caucasus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190673604
eISBN:
9780190872618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673604.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Despite the extensive levels of control that Russia has available to it in its neighbourhood, many officials believe that the West has outmanoeuvred Russia in the employment of soft power, ... More


Mega sports events as political tools: a case study of South Africa’s hosting of the 2010 FIFA Football World Cup

Suzanne Dowse (ed.)

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter responds to issues surrounding Mega Sports Events (MSE) using a study of the political and international relations dimensions of South Africa’s hosting of the 2010 Football World Cup. ... More


Cultural Diplomacy: A Hundred Years of the British-Spanish Society

Luis G. Martínez del Campo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382752
eISBN:
9781786945266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382752.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In this book, I explore the history of the British-Spanish Society, which played a key role in the cultural relations between Spain and the UK during the 20th Century. I argue that this association ... More


Allies or Targets?: Belarus and Armenia

Agnia Grigas

in Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300214505
eISBN:
9780300220766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214505.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter deals with the country case studies of Belarus and Armenia. These states have been among Russia’s closest allies since their independence and offer a unique perspective on how Moscow’s ... More


Introduction: establishing the field of play

J. Simon Rofe

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The introduction to the book lays out the key arguments of sport and diplomacy. It explains the value of the field of study, and why it has emerged in the last five years, and the relationship ... More


Shaping future luck

Keith Dowding

in Power, Luck and Freedom: Collected essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107282
eISBN:
9781526120892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107282.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

People plan strategies to enable them to get what they want. Obviously, luck plays a part in achieving their desires. The question becomes: can one plan for that luck? As luck is normally defined and ... More


Introduction

Luis G. Martínez del Campo

in Cultural Diplomacy: A Hundred Years of the British-Spanish Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382752
eISBN:
9781786945266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382752.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In this chapter, I link the creation of the British-Spanish Society (BSS) and the development of soft power strategies in the Western World. I also put the history of the BSS in the context of ... More


British Governments' Perceptions of Power and Leadership in the World Order Since the 1940s

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/9780719083716.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins by outlining the realist perspective of international relations, using it to outline the way in which post-1945 US foreign policy has portrayed America's hegemonic role in the ... More


Foreign Policy Under Modi: Between Aspiration and Achievement

C. Raja Mohan

in Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190078171
eISBN:
9780190099589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078171.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Foreign policy has been one of the unexpected areas of focus for the Modi government. This chapter begins with a brief overview of Modi’s inheritance and principal contributions like departure from ... More


Epilogue: Cantopop in the Age of China

Yiu-Wai Chu

in Hong Kong Cantopop: A Concise History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390571
eISBN:
9789888390298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390571.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

In the new millennium, Cantopop has been overtaken by Mandapop as the trendsetter of pan-Chinese popular culture. The rise of a global Chinese music industry and media and the subsequent loss of the ... More


Looking Ahead

Jonathan S. Addleton

in Mongolia and the United States: A Diplomatic History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139941
eISBN:
9789888180868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139941.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter assesses prospects for a further deepening of the diplomatic relationship between the United States and Mongolia during the years ahead. Against a backdrop of President ... More


The superpower’s dilemma: to appease, repress, or transform transnational advocacy networks?

Stephen Noakes

in The Advocacy Trap: Transnational Activism and State Power in China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526119476
eISBN:
9781526132413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119476.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter spells out a crucial problem in the study of transnational networks from the perspective of international relations scholarship—if TANs are fundamentally ideational ... More


Epilogue

Luis G. Martínez del Campo

in Cultural Diplomacy: A Hundred Years of the British-Spanish Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382752
eISBN:
9781786945266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382752.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

I defend that the history of the BSS is a perfect example of how cultural strategies have played a key role in foreign policy since the early 20th Century. Furthermore, I suggest that the BSS is a ... More


Learning Geopolitical Pluralism: Toward a New International Oil Regime?

Clement M. Henry

in Environmental Politics in the Middle East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190916688
eISBN:
9780190942984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916688.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The Middle East, viewed by many as a geopolitical prize astride three continents, is now sharply contested and fragmented by proxy wars in Libya, Syria, and Yemen reflecting a painful readjustment of ... More


Legacies of Mega-Sporting Events in Developing Countries: A Case Study of Lebanon

Danyel Reiche

in Sport, Politics and Society in the Middle East

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190065218
eISBN:
9780190099558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065218.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter engages with the scholarship that emphasizes the benefits of mega-sporting events to host countries, from increasing their international prestige and influence on global politics, ... More


We are a Little Land: Informational Film and Small-nation Cinema

C. Claire Thomson

in Short Films from a Small Nation: Danish Informational Cinema 1935-1965

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474424134
eISBN:
9781474444712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424134.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Et lille land’ - a little land - is a trope of Danish identity which recurs in many of the short informational films about Denmark made from the 1930s to the 1960s. This chapter outlines why the ... More


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