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Namibia: Group of Three and Western Contact Group

Jochen Prantl

in The UN Security Council and Informal Groups of States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199287680
eISBN:
9780191603723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287686.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the role and performance of the Group of Three and the Western Contact Group in the process leading to the independence of Namibia in 1990. At the United Nations level, ... More


Making Africa Safe for Capitalism: US Policy and Multilateralism in Africa

Philip Nel

in US Hegemony and International Organizations: The United States and Multilateral Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199261437
eISBN:
9780191599309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261431.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The purpose is to trace and assess the ways in which the US has used multilateral institutions/organizations (both those international institutions/organizations of which it is a member and those ... More


US Hegemony and International Organizations: The United States and Multilateral Institutions

Rosemary Foot, S. Neil MacFarlane, and Michael Mastanduno (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199261437
eISBN:
9780191599309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261431.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The relationship between the US and some of the central multilateral organizations is an essential feature of contemporary international relations. This book brings together a range of leading ... More


Legitimacy and Equilibrium

Ian Clark

in Legitimacy in International Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199219193
eISBN:
9780191717734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219193.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter develops the idea that legitimacy is intimately related to power, and considers the extent to which contemporary problems affecting international legitimacy simply reflect the current ... More


Order versus Justice: An American Foreign Policy Dilemma

John Lewis Gaddis

in Order and Justice in International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251209
eISBN:
9780191599293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251207.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Gaddis primarily focuses on US dilemmas over the relationship between order and justice throughout the twentieth century. He argues that from the time of Theodore Roosevelt to that of Richard M. ... More


From Hegemony to Empire: The Diffusion and Concentration of Power

Baldev Raj Nayar

in The Geopolitics of Globalization: The Consequences for Development

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693034
eISBN:
9780199081783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693034.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter analyses how the end of World War II saw a radically new distribution of power resulting in the emergence of a new world economic order as also a new political order. The new order ... More


The Middle East in a decade of globalisation (1991–2001)

Raymond Hinnebusch

in The International Politics of the Middle East

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053450
eISBN:
9781781700204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053450.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter assesses the renewed destabilising impact of international attempts to reshape the regional order in an age of unipolarity and globalisation. For much of the world, globalisation is ... More


Toward a Pan-American Legal Order: The Rise of US Hemispheric Hegemony and Elihu Root’s Visit to South America

Juan Pablo Scarfi

in The Hidden History of International Law in the Americas: Empire and Legal Networks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190622343
eISBN:
9780190622374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622343.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

Chapter 1 covers the rise of US hemispheric hegemony in Latin America and the projection of a US legal and political missionary vision in the region and the initial attempt to construct a continental ... More


China and America in the Persian Gulf

John W. Garver

in China's Quest: The History of the Foreign Relations of the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190261054
eISBN:
9780190261085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261054.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Interactions with the United States in the Persian Gulf involved maintaining a positive macro-climate for China’s development drive. Beijing saw US policy in the Gulf as part of a drive for global ... More


Syria and the Middle East on the eve of civil war

Christopher Phillips

in The Battle for Syria: International Rivalry in the New Middle East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300217179
eISBN:
9780300222173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217179.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter sets the historical context for the book. It sketches out the international relations of the Middle East on the eve of the Syrian civil war, considering how the perception of US hegemony ... More


Hyperpower Exceptionalism: Globalization the American Way1

Jan Nederveen Pieterse (ed.)

in Global America?: The Cultural Consequences of Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239185
eISBN:
9781846313219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239185.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyses ‘American exceptionalism’ and its role in US hegemony to understand the politics of contemporary globalization. First, it discusses the origins and dimensions of American ... More


The Geopolitical Reshaping of the Post-War World Economy

Baldev Raj Nayar

in The Geopolitics of Globalization: The Consequences for Development

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693034
eISBN:
9780199081783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693034.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The world economy is characterized by both the thrust towards globalization and the latter’s truncated nature, with most international economic transactions taking place around the ‘triad’ consisting ... More


Bretton Woods and the Keynesian State

Jeremy Green

in The Political Economy of the Special Relationship: Anglo-American Development from the Gold Standard to the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691197326
eISBN:
9780691201610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197326.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter challenges the traditional international political economy (IPE) interpretation of Bretton Woods, which views it as the marker for a new era of US hegemony. Stressing the “uneven ... More


The Election and American Politics in Perspective

John L. Campbell

in American Discontent: The Rise of Donald Trump and Decline of the Golden Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190872434
eISBN:
9780190872465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872434.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 8 provides evidence from exit polls that the issues described in earlier chapters and that Trump tapped did in fact resonate with voters enough to sweep him into office. However, this chapter ... More


Survival Governance

Peter Drahos

in Survival Governance: Energy and Climate in the Chinese Century

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197534755
eISBN:
9780197534786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197534755.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The success of the project of survival governance, which requires states to focus on the repair of ecosystems, depends on the success of China’s experimental cities and whether China can manage to ... More


Conclusion: The war that everyone lost

Christopher Phillips

in The Battle for Syria: International Rivalry in the New Middle East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300217179
eISBN:
9780300222173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217179.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This concluding chapter talks about how important regional consensus will be for any lasting peace to be established in Syria. The US' role, as the declining hegemon, is a particular focus of this ... More


Make America Great Again

John L. Campbell

in American Discontent: The Rise of Donald Trump and Decline of the Golden Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190872434
eISBN:
9780190872465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872434.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 2 outlines the overarching historical backdrop against which Trump staged his campaign—America’s Golden Age. This was the time of greatness and American hegemonic strength abroad to which he ... More


Survival Governance: Energy and Climate in the Chinese Century

Peter Drahos

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197534755
eISBN:
9780197534786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197534755.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The climate and energy crisis requires a strong state to change the direction, speed, scale, and financing of innovation in world capitalism in order to create a bio-digital energy paradigm. Four ... More


China’s Limits to Growth

Peter Drahos

in Survival Governance: Energy and Climate in the Chinese Century

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197534755
eISBN:
9780197534786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197534755.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

China’s rapid economic growth has taken it closer to the frontiers of ecological collapse. Evidence of the ecological limits of its coal-based economic growth model began to emerge in the 1980s. ... More


China and the Struggle over the Future of International Order

Zhongying Pang

in The Rise and Decline of the Post-Cold War International Order

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828945
eISBN:
9780191867422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828945.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses China’s changing attitude, doctrine, and policy actions towards international order and offers some tentative findings on the complexity of China’s role in the struggle over ... More


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