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French Strategy for the IGC: Making EMU Irreversible

Kenneth Dyson and Kevin Featherstone

in The Road To Maastricht: Negotiating Economic and Monetary Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296386
eISBN:
9780191599125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829638X.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Presidential leadership is examined in the context of German unification. Particular attention is given to the construction of the French negotiating team and the domestic bureaucratic politics of ... More


Member-State Budgetary Transparency in the Economic and Monetary Union

James D. Savage

in Transparency: The Key to Better Governance?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263839
eISBN:
9780191734915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263839.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Maastricht Treaty raised the standards for transparency in the European Union to new supranational levels. Prior to Maastricht, transparency in member-state budgeting depended largely upon ... More


Patron-Client Pluralism and Beijing's Relations with Hong Kong

Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo

in The Dynamics of Beijing-Hong Kong Relations: A Model for Taiwan?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099081
eISBN:
9789882207547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099081.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter reviews the perspectives arising from the political relationships between the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and Beijing. These perspectives include Hong Kong's ... More


The politics of coherence and effectiveness

Ana E. Juncos

in EU foreign and security policy in Bosnia: The politics of coherence and effectiveness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719082405
eISBN:
9781781705735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082405.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 introduces the concepts of coherence and effectiveness and different categories that will guide the empirical analysis. It also situates these terms within broader political and academic ... More


The Shastri-Gandhi Years, 1964–74: The Internal Dynamics

Ashok Kapur

in Pokhran and Beyond: India's Nuclear Weapons Capability

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195667547
eISBN:
9780199081790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195667547.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter focuses on the pattern of Indian leadership behaviour on the issues of Indian nuclear testing and the question of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). It provides an assessment of the ... More


The US Approach to Transitional Justice

Annie R. Bird

in US Foreign Policy on Transitional Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199338412
eISBN:
9780190236588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338412.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 1 first provides an overview of the multiple sources of foreign policy that shape state behavior abroad. Key sources include the external environment, the societal environment of the nation, ... More


Introduction: The Politics and Challenges of Providing Peacekeepers

Alex J. Bellamy and Paul D. Williams

in Providing Peacekeepers: The Politics, Challenges, and Future of United Nations Peacekeeping Contributions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672820
eISBN:
9780191751585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672820.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the politics and challenges of providing UN peacekeepers in three parts. First, it examines the challenges the UN faces when generating forces for its peacekeeping ... More


Comparing Grand Strategies—and Their Inherent Limitations

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/9781501714627.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter begins with a personal vignette from one of the authors (Reich) regarding scenario planning and its relationship to strategizing. In this chapter, we outline the major strands of ... More


Conclusion: Key Findings and Policy Recommendations

Emily Jones

in The Political Economy of Bank Regulation in Developing Countries: Risk and Reputation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198841999
eISBN:
9780191878046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841999.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter distils key findings from the case studies, highlights areas for further research, and makes a series of policy recommendations. Overall the case studies provide compelling evidence of ... More


The Bureaucracy as Battlefield

Matthew Ford

in Weapon of Choice: Small Arms and the Culture of Military Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190623869
eISBN:
9780190686574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190623869.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

If science could not be used to come to a resolution as to what weapon system ought to be adopted then selection decisions would have to be taken on other criteria. In this chapter we investigate ... More


United States of America

Adam C. Smith

in Providing Peacekeepers: The Politics, Challenges, and Future of United Nations Peacekeeping Contributions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672820
eISBN:
9780191751585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672820.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the twenty-first century, the United States has played a limited operational role in UN peacekeeping operations. Over the same period, however, the US has played a crucial role in supporting the ... More


Survive

Edward Kaplan

in To Kill Nations: American Strategy in the Air-Atomic Age and the Rise of Mutually Assured Destruction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452482
eISBN:
9780801455506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452482.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter discusses the wider implications of the present study. For students of bureaucratic politics, this study reinforces the importance of the early Cold War to civil–military ... More


Navigation by Judgment: Why and When Top Down Management of Foreign Aid Doesn't Work

Dan Honig

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190672454
eISBN:
9780190672485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672454.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

When should foreign aid organizations empower actors on the front lines of delivery to rely on their judgment to guide aid interventions, and when should distant headquarters lead? Understanding how ... More


The China Rule and the China “Threat”

Hugo Meijer

in Trading with the Enemy: The Making of US Export Control Policy toward the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190277697
eISBN:
9780190277710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277697.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

Chapter 10 investigates the making of a key decision in the 2000s, the so-called “China Rule”, which established, on the one hand, more stringent controls on a limited number of sensitive ... More


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