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The United States and the GATT/WTO System

Gautam Sen

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:
10.1093/0199261431.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

An examination is made of the relationship between the US and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), and its successor, the World Trade Organization, addressing the crucial question of ... More


The United States and the International Financial Institutions: Power and Influence Within the World Bank and the IMF

Ngaire Woods

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:
10.1093/0199261431.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Examines the role of the US in international financial institutions with particular reference to the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Describes the extraordinary influence of the ... More


US–UN Relations in the UN Security Council in the Post‐Cold War Era

David M. Malone

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:
10.1093/0199261431.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

An examination is made of the evolution of US behaviour in the United Nations Security Council since the 1990s; this behaviour shows an inconsistency born out of a general suspicion of the ... More


Introduction

Jennifer A. Delton

in The Industrialists: How the National Association of Manufacturers Shaped American Capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691167862
eISBN:
9780691203324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167862.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter presents new understandings of manufacturing's main lobbyist and trade association, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). To understand how a conservative, ... More


Active Dismantling Under High Institutional Constraints? Explaining the Bush Administration’s Attempts to Weaken US Air Pollution Control Policy

Stefanie Korte and Helge Jörgens

in Dismantling Public Policy: Preferences, Strategies, and Effects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656646
eISBN:
9780191746000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656646.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter analyses the attempts of the Bush Administration in the United States (2001-2009) to dismantle the New Source Review (NSR), a programme to control air pollution from large and stationary ... More


The Hypocritical Hegemon: How the United States Shapes Global Rules against Tax Evasion and Avoidance

Lukas Hakelberg

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748011
eISBN:
9781501748035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748011.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book takes a close look at how US domestic politics affects and determines the course of global tax policy. Through an examination of recent international efforts to crack down on offshore tax ... More


Implementing regulatory cooperation through executive agreements and the problem of democratic accountability

Joel R. Paul

in Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: Legal Problems and Political Prospects

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298922
eISBN:
9780191685545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298922.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers a second major structural feature of the American system potentially affected by transatlantic regulatory cooperation: the separation of powers. It focuses on the central role ... More


American Nightmare: How Neoliberalism Broke US Democracy

Jonathan Hopkin

in Anti-System Politics: The Crisis of Market Liberalism in Rich Democracies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190699765
eISBN:
9780190097707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699765.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter argues that the 2016 election in the United States is best understood in terms of the long-run consequences of the neoliberal turn in the 1970s, and the way in which the financial crisis ... More


The World That Smith Made

Winnifred Fallers Sullivan

in Politics of Religious Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226248479
eISBN:
9780226248646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226248646.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay argues that the decision in Employment Division v. Smith has shaped the contemporary politics of religious freedom in the United States. Sullivan describes the diversity of religious ... More


Black Elephants in the Room: The Unexpected Politics of African American Republicans

Corey D. Fields

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291898
eISBN:
9780520965508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291898.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

What do people think of when they hear about an African American Republican? Are they heroes fighting against the expectation that all blacks must vote democratic? Are they Uncle Toms or sellouts, ... More


Passing Orders: Demonology and Sovereignty in American Spiritual Warfare

S. Jonathon O'Donnell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289677
eISBN:
9780823297177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289677.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Demonization has increasingly become central to the global religious and political landscape. Passing Orders interrogates this centrality through an analysis of evangelical “spiritual warfare” ... More


American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Martin Halliwell and Catherine Morley (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This volume considers the changing patterns of American thought and culture in its transition into the early twenty-first century. One of the questions this book tackles is whether the twenty-first ... More


Contemporary women public intellectuals: the United States (2)

Ann Brooks

in Women, Politics and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447330639
eISBN:
9781447341383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330639.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter studies how Elizabeth Warren, Hillary Clinton, and Sheryl Sandberg fared as women public intellectuals in the context of contemporary political and corporate life. Elizabeth Warren used ... More


The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire and America since the Second World War: Some Cinematic Parallels

Kevin J. Harty

in The Return of the Epic Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748684021
eISBN:
9780748697069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684021.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The founding fathers of the American Republic intentionally looked to Ancient Rome rather than to Ancient Greece as a guide for their shining new cities on the hill. More recently, screeds lamenting ... More


Recoding the Boys' Club: The Experiences and Future of Women in Political Technology

Daniel Kreiss, Kirsten Adams, Jenni Ciesielski, Haley Fernandez, Kate Frauenfelder, Brinley Lowe, and Gabrielle Micchia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197535943
eISBN:
9780197535981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535943.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book offers the first in-depth look at the employment patterns and work experiences of women working in political technology on presidential campaigns in the United States. The book draws on a ... More


Afterword

Amanda Porterfield

in Faith in the New Millennium: The Future of Religion and American Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199372690
eISBN:
9780199372737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372690.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The final chapter revisits the chapters in this volume, identifying elements in each chapter that illumine one of three conclusions. The chapters illustrate, first, that religion has long been an ... More


Transnationalism and Political Participation: The Challenges of “In-Between” Americans

Sangay K. Mishra

in Desis Divided: The Political Lives of South Asian Americans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816681150
eISBN:
9781452954271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681150.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 5 presents evidence from quantitative and qualitative data to argue that higher level of South Asian engagements with the issues concerning home countries do not lead to depressed political ... More


Insights from the Revolution

Omar G. Encarnación

in Out in the Periphery: Latin America's Gay Rights Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199356645
eISBN:
9780199356669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356645.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter closes the study with an overview of the implications of the Latin American experience for the comparative study of gay rights politics. The chapter begins with a discussion of how ... More


Beyond Origins: Rethinking Founding in a Time of Constitutional Democracy

Angelica Maria Bernal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190494223
eISBN:
9780190494247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190494223.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

From classical stories of divine lawgivers to contemporary ones of Founding Fathers and constitutional beginnings, foundings have long been synonymous with singular, extraordinary moments of ... More


UFO (Unusual Female Other) Sightings in Saucer Country/State: Metaphors of Identity and Presidential Politics

Christina M. Knopf

in Monstrous Women in Comics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827623
eISBN:
9781496827678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827623.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This final chapter shows us how a strong female lead might resist monstrosity in the pursuit of political power. As an abused, divorced, Mexican-American woman, Arcadia Alvarado, is solidly situated ... More


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