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Strait Rituals: China, Taiwan, and the United States in the Taiwan Strait Crises, 1954-1958

Pang Yang Huei

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888208302
eISBN:
9789888455652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208302.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In Strait Rituals: China, Taiwan, and the United States and in the Taiwan Strait Crises, 1954-1958, this book argues that the Taiwan Strait Crises could be understood as an evolution towards tacit ... More


The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century

Simon Reich and Peter Dombrowski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714627
eISBN:
9781501714641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714627.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Policy makers and pundits debate the utility and desirability of various forms of grand strategy. They advocate one specific approach, chosen from a spectrum that stretches from global primacy to ... More


July 2003: Arranged Marriages, Forced Marriages and Consent to Sham Marriages

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses a number of Scottish cases in which parties have sought to escape from their marriages on the ground that they were unconsented to, or sham. Approves of the Outer House decision in Hakeen v ... More


Episodic Violence, Perpetual Threats

Bowen Paulle

in Toxic Schools: High-Poverty Education in New York and Amsterdam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226066387
eISBN:
9780226066554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226066554.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Chapter Three investigates what students let behind are often forced to care about most: the power of threats and the practice of violence. This chapter shows not only why toxic stress crept beneath ... More


Violent Threats

Anne C. Dailey

in Law and the Unconscious: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300188837
eISBN:
9780300190083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300188837.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The law generally takes people at their word. For example, contracts are interpreted based on the objective meaning of the written terms rather than by reference to the parties’ subjective intent. In ... More


Sovereignty and Preventive War in the Twenty-First Century: A Retrospective on Eve of Destruction: The Coming Age of Preventive War

Thomas M. Nichols

in Preventive Force: Drones, Targeted Killing, and the Transformation of Contemporary Warfare

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479857531
eISBN:
9781479880997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857531.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Nearly a decade ago, I wrote a book called Eve of Destruction: The Coming Age of Preventive War. In it, I argued that the end of the Cold War meant the collapse as well as any pretense of respect for ... More


Introduction

Kjetil Anders Hatlebrekke

in The Problem of Secret Intelligence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780748691838
eISBN:
9781474465304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691838.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The iron curtain and cold war that used to divide Europe have been replaced by transnational threats, nonlinear war, digideceptionalisation, and state-sponsored digital subversion. The threats reach ... More


Confronting the Enemy

A. Javier Treviño

in C. Wright Mills and the Cuban Revolution: An Exercise in the Art of Sociological Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633107
eISBN:
9781469633121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633107.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at the considerable consequences Listen, Yankee had on Mills, personally and professionally. The chapter includes a transcribed telephone conversation, tape-recorded by Mills, with ... More


Security Challenges at the U.S.-Mexican Border: Understanding the Security Threats to State and Local Governments

Rocío A. Rivera Barradas

in Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060682
eISBN:
9780813050935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060682.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the major security challenges at the U.S.-Mexican border in the twenty-first century. Security is a key issue in the U.S.-Mexico bilateral relationship as it impacts both ... More


Threats to Space Heritage Sites

Lisa Westwood, Beth Laura O’Leary, and Milford Wayne Donaldson

in The Final Mission: Preserving NASA's Apollo Sites

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062464
eISBN:
9780813053004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062464.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

“Threats to Space Heritage Sites” explores a number of threats to space heritage sites on Earth and the Moon. It begins with an overview of what threats mean for the significance and integrity of a ... More


Naval Operations and Grand Strategy in a New Security Environment

Simon Reich and Peter Dombrowski

in The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714627
eISBN:
9781501714641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714627.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter begins with a vignette regarding the 2004 Asian tsunami to illustrate the increasing demands placed on the US Navy and associated seas services – beyond warfighting to ‘Military ... More


Conclusion: Moving beyond the Current Debate

Simon Reich and Peter Dombrowski

in The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714627
eISBN:
9781501714641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714627.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter is divided into three components: 1. A review of the (lack of) utility of the concept of grand strategy in view of the prior chapters 2. A discussion of the theoretical and policy ... More


Less, more, or otherwise (in)secure? Anti-terrorism powers and vernacular (in)securities

Lee Jarvis and Michael Lister

in Anti-terrorism, citizenship and security

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091599
eISBN:
9781781708316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091599.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter analyses the impact of anti-terrorism powers on public experiences of security within the UK. The chapter begins by reiterating the widespread public scepticism toward these powers ... More


Nuclear Deterrence and Compellence

Matthew Kroenig

in The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy: Why Strategic Superiority Matters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190849184
eISBN:
9780190870591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190849184.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines whether nuclear superiority matters for compellent threats. Drawing on the Militarized Compellent Threat (MCT) data set, the same data set used by nuclear irrelevance theorists, ... More


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