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Reaction and Inattention Within the US Government

Arthur C. Helton

in The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As evidenced in US government responses to humanitarian emergencies over the past decade, humanitarian considerations are often not taken into account sufficiently in military and political planning ... More


Variations on State Building and Refugees: Myth and Reality

Arthur C. Helton

in The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During the 1990s, modesty in expectations remained the leitmotif of international humanitarian operations in places like Cambodia, Haiti, and East Timor. In Cambodia, human rights violations littered ... More


The Digital Hand, Vol 3: How Computers Changed the Work of American Public Sector Industries

James W. Cortada

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195165869
eISBN:
9780199868025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165869.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This book, the third of three volumes, completes the sweeping survey of the effect of computers on American industry began in the first volume and continued in the second volume. It turns finally to ... More


 Paiton's Power: More Home Government Support

Louis T. Wells

in Making Foreign Investment Safe: Property Rights and National Sovereignty

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195310627
eISBN:
9780199783847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310627.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In September 1994, a ceremony marked the official start of the construction of Paiton I. Attending were the US ambassador and representatives of some institutions that might put up money, along with ... More


The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Arthur C. Helton

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

To prevent or mitigate refugee catastrophes, more effective international cooperation is needed in advance of crises. In this connection, new mechanisms are needed to marshal resources to promote the ... More


The SDR and the US international monetary policy process

Christopher M.D. Wilkie

in Special Drawing Rights (SDRs): The First International Money

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199606467
eISBN:
9780191731648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606467.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Delving further into US policy determination provides other clues as to why SDRs became marginalized in the late 1970s and 1980s. For instance, US international monetary policy determination was ... More


10. Gulf Wars

David Fisher

in Morality and War: Can War Be Just in the Twenty-first Century?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599240
eISBN:
9780191725692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599240.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter compares and contrast two Gulf Wars, 1990–1 and 2003. It concludes that the First Gulf War, on the whole, met the just‐war criteria. It assesses the different reasons for the Second Gulf ... More


Wall Street: A History

Charles R. Geisst

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130867
eISBN:
9780199871155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130863.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

A history of Wall Street beginning in 1791 and ending in the present, the book traces the development of the major financial markets from the New York Stock Exchange's origins in the outdoor curb ... More


The Haitian Diaspora: Building Bridges after Catastrophe

Daniel P. Erikson

in Diaspora Lobbies and the US Government: Convergence and Divergence in Making Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479818761
eISBN:
9781479811786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818761.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a history of the Haitian diaspora's relations with the US government, focusing on two separate but interrelated foreign policy concerns: US relations with the government of ... More


Aiming a Blow at their Very Vitals: U.S. Interdiction of Trade with Haiti

Julia Gaffield

in Haitian Connections In the Atlantic World: Recognition after Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625621
eISBN:
9781469625645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625621.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 4 systematically examines the debates in the United States in light of Haiti’s interactions with France and Britain. For the two years after Haitian independence trade with Haiti was legal in ... More


Turning a negative into a positive

Tony Shaw

in Hollywood's Cold War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625239
eISBN:
9780748670918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625239.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter demonstrates how American domestic affairs could influence the nation's Cold War policies and image overseas. It emphasises the subtle skills that Washington used to develop cinematic ... More


Remembrance Begins, 1919–1923: From the End of the Great War to the Creation of the American Battle Monuments Commission

Thomas H. Conner

in War and Remembrance: The Story of the American Battle Monuments Commission

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813176314
eISBN:
9780813176345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176314.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter looks at the establishment of the ABMC and the history of American cemeteries and monuments in Europe. During the First World War, in a span of about seven months, America left more than ... More


The Official Version

Peter Knight

in The Kennedy Assassination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624102
eISBN:
9780748671199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624102.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the battle lines that have been drawn up since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in November 1963, critics of many different stripes have challenged what has become known as the ... More


Diaspora Lobbying and Ethiopian Politics

Terrence Lyons

in Diaspora Lobbies and the US Government: Convergence and Divergence in Making Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479818761
eISBN:
9781479811786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818761.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the relations between the Ethiopian diaspora and the US government. Diaspora lobby organizations in the United States have tended to be dominated by adherents to Ethiopian ... More


Negotiable dissent

Tony Shaw

in Hollywood's Cold War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625239
eISBN:
9780748670918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625239.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter investigates The Day the Earth Stood Still, Storm Centre and On the Beach. Each stresses an issue that caused the US government considerable political discomfort, and which filmmakers ... More


The Geronimo Campaign

Odie B. Faulk

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083514
eISBN:
9780199854141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083514.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

On August 25 1886, the Apache chief, Geronimo, surrendered to the US army, ending a long and bloody struggle. This book draws on fresh evidence to examine the ironies, dangers, and vicissitudes of ... More


Creating the Market University: How Academic Science Became an Economic Engine

Elizabeth Popp Berman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147086
eISBN:
9781400840472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147086.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

American universities today serve as economic engines, performing the scientific research that will create new industries, drive economic growth, and keep the United States globally competitive. But ... More


Conclusion

Tony Shaw

in Hollywood's Cold War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625239
eISBN:
9780748670918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625239.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hollywood exploited the Cold War, plundering the conflict for profit and propaganda from beginning to end. American Cold War film propaganda was not simply the expression of official ideology but ... More


Black Conservative Thought in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Danielle L. Wigins

in Black Intellectual Thought in Modern America: A Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813657
eISBN:
9781496813695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813657.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers the diversity that characterizes the African American intellectual community, focusing on black conservative thinkers' attacks on liberalism and their efforts to offer ... More


Trust in Black America: Race, Discrimination, and Politics

Shayla C. Nunnally

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758656
eISBN:
9780814759301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758656.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The more citizens trust their government, the better democracy functions. However, African Americans have long suffered from the lack of equal protection by their government, and the racial ... More


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