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The Empire Trap in the Twenty-first Century

Noel Maurer

in The Empire Trap: The Rise and Fall of U.S. Intervention to Protect American Property Overseas, 1893-2013

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155821
eISBN:
9781400846603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155821.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter reviews the patterns of U.S. government intervention on behalf of its citizens' overseas property rights over the course of the twentieth century. The point of departure was the ... More


The Empire Trap: The Rise and Fall of U.S. Intervention to Protect American Property Overseas, 1893-2013

Noel Maurer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155821
eISBN:
9781400846603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155821.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Throughout the twentieth century, the U.S. government willingly deployed power, hard and soft, to protect American investments all around the globe. Why did the United States get into the business of ... More


Return: The Legacy of Guantánamo

Laurel E. Fletcher

in The Guantánamo Effect: Exposing the Consequences of U.S. Detention and Interrogation Practices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261761
eISBN:
9780520945227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261761.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Many respondents said they were elated when they learned about their impending departure from Guantánamo. In the weeks and months ahead, many former detainees had simply moved into a “post-Guantánamo ... More


The Original Compromise: What the Constitution’s Framers Were Really Thinking

David Robertson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199796298
eISBN:
9780199979707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796298.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This new account of the framing of the Constitution emphasizes the fierce arguments, intricate political dynamics, and multiple compromises that produced it. James Madison and Alexander Hamilton, ... More


The Dot-Com Bubble, the Bush Deficits, and the U.S. Current Account

Aart Kraay and Jaume Ventura

in G7 Current Account Imbalances: Sustainability and Adjustment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226107264
eISBN:
9780226107288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107288.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter reports a novel theoretical model that connects present international imbalances and the bursting of the global equity bubble in 2000. Budget deficits constitute a welfare-improving ... More


Biotech Battles: Plants, Power, and Intellectual Property in the New Global Governance Regimes

Kathleen McAfee

in Engineering Trouble: Biotechnology and Its Discontents

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237612
eISBN:
9780520937499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237612.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

New global environmental institutions, particularly the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and its Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, have become staging grounds for resistance to World Trade ... More


The Guantánamo Effect: Exposing the Consequences of U.S. Detention and Interrogation Practices

Laurel Fletcher and Eric Stover

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261761
eISBN:
9780520945227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261761.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book, based on a two-year study of former prisoners of the U.S. government's detention facility at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, reveals in graphic detail the cumulative effect of the Bush ... More


Introduction: “The New Paradigm”

Laurel E. Fletcher

in The Guantánamo Effect: Exposing the Consequences of U.S. Detention and Interrogation Practices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261761
eISBN:
9780520945227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261761.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The Bush Administration, within days of 9/11, began developing what came to be known as “the New Paradigm” for the “war on terror,” under which the president authorized “a new, ad hoc system of ... More


Conclusion: The Second Intifada and the Global “War on Terror”

Lisa Hajjar

in Courting Conflict: The Israeli Military Court System in the West Bank and Gaza

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241930
eISBN:
9780520937987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241930.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter reflects on the ramifications of the second intifada (which began in 2000) on law and conflict in Israel/Palestine and the influence of this conflict on U.S. government's global “war on ... More


Conclusions and Recommendations

Laurel E. Fletcher

in The Guantánamo Effect: Exposing the Consequences of U.S. Detention and Interrogation Practices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261761
eISBN:
9780520945227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261761.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Many of the interrogation methods for the suspected members of the Taliban and Al Qaeda appear to have violated international and domestic prohibitions on torture or other cruel, inhuman, or ... More


The United States and the United Kingdom

Cornelia Woll

in The Power of Inaction: Bank Bailouts in Comparison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452352
eISBN:
9780801471155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452352.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on capital-market based finance in the United States and the United Kingdom. Contrary to what one would expect from liberal market economies with large capital markets, the U.S. ... More


Economics in Practice: What Do Economists Do?

George F. DeMartino

in The Economist’s Oath: On the Need for and Content of Professional Economic Ethics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199730568
eISBN:
9780199896776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730568.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Where do economists work, and what do they do? The absence of licensing or certification of economists implies that there is no full mapping of the profession. This chapter begins to provide that ... More


The Fall of the Republic and the Coming of de Gaulle

Irwin M. Wall

in France, the United States, and the Algerian War

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225343
eISBN:
9780520925687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225343.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the U.S. government's stand on the fall of the Fourth French Republic and the coming to power of Charles de Gaulle. It explains that American policy when the republic faced ... More


The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Implementing the Hillary Doctrine

Valerie M. Hudson and Patricia Leidl

in The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164924
eISBN:
9780231539104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164924.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter evaluates the attempts of the U.S. government to implement the Hillary Doctrine. Three levels of effort are required in order to implement the Hillary Doctrine. The first is the legal ... More


Chasing Phantoms: Reality, Imagination, and Homeland Security Since 9/11

Michael Barkun

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834701
eISBN:
9781469603230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877692_barkun
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Although a report by the congressionally mandated Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Proliferation, and Terrorism concluded that biological or nuclear weapons were very ... More


Vassals del Rey de España: The Franklin-Spanish Conspiracy, 1786–1789

Kevin T. Barksdale

in The Lost State of Franklin: America's First Secession

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125213
eISBN:
9780813135199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125213.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter reveals the Franklin–Spanish conspiracy that threatened to fracture the southwestern frontier in order to reconstruct the shattered remains of Franklin and advance the political and ... More


The Alchemy of English: Colonial State-Building and the Imperial Origins of American Literary Study

Meg Wesling

in Empire's Proxy: American Literature and U.S. Imperialism in the Philippines

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794760
eISBN:
9780814795415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794760.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at the archives of the U.S. civil government in the Philippines to trace the pedagogy of English in the islands. The English language was posited as the lingua franca of democracy ... More


Madison's Nightmare: How Executive Power Threatens American Democracy

Peter M. Shane

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226749396
eISBN:
9780226749426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226749426.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The George W. Bush administration's ambitious claims of unilateral executive authority raised deep concerns among constitutional scholars, civil libertarians, and ordinary citizens alike. But Bush's ... More


Cold War Monks: Buddhism and America's Secret Strategy in Southeast Asia

Eugene Ford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300218565
eISBN:
9780300231281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218565.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

How did the U.S. government make use of a “Buddhist policy” in Southeast Asia during the Cold War despite the American principle that the state should not meddle with religion? To answer this ... More


The United States Role in Transitional Justice for Rwanda

Zachary D. Kaufman

in United States Law and Policy on Transitional Justice: Principles, Politics, and Pragmatics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190243494
eISBN:
9780190243524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243494.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter is a case study documenting and analyzing the U.S. role in transitional justice for Rwanda in the immediate aftermath of the 1994 genocide. This chapter determines which transitional ... More


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