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The Power of Words in International Relations: Birth of an Anti-Whaling Discourse

Charlotte Epstein

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262050920
eISBN:
9780262272384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262050920.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the second half of the twentieth century, worldwide attitudes toward whaling shifted from widespread acceptance to moral censure. Why? Whaling, once as important to the global economy as oil is ... More


The configuration of sovereignty and human rights

Sibylle Scheipers

in Negotiating Sovereignty and Human Rights: International Society and the International Criminal Court

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080098
eISBN:
9781781703021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080098.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses theoretical approaches to sovereignty and human rights and their mutual relationship. The aim is to overcome their major shortcoming, that is, the hierarchical dichotomy ... More


Retail Power, Private Standards, and Sustainability in the Global Food System

Doris Fuchs, Agni Kalfagianni, and Maarten Arentsen

in Corporate Power in Global Agrifood Governance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012751
eISBN:
9780262255509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012751.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the growing power of retail corporations over the global food systems, evaluates its implications for sustainability, and discusses the rule-setting power of corporations as ... More


A Map of Humanitarian INGO Political Ethics

Jennifer C. Rubenstein

in Between Samaritans and States: The Political Ethics of Humanitarian INGOs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199684106
eISBN:
9780191764660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684106.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 offers a “map” of three central features of humanitarian INGOs’ ethical and political terrain: that they sometimes engage in governance functions, albeit to a limited degree; that they are ... More


Certification Standards and the Governance of Green Foods in Southeast Asia

Steffanie Scott, Peter Vandergeest, and Mary Young

in Corporate Power in Global Agrifood Governance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012751
eISBN:
9780262255509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012751.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the certification standards for “green” foods in Southeast Asia. It highlights the role of transnational corporations in setting and enforcing standards that are required for ... More


Corporate Interests in US Food Aid Policy: Global Implications of Resistance to Reform

Jennifer Clapp

in Corporate Power in Global Agrifood Governance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012751
eISBN:
9780262255509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012751.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the role of corporate power in international food aid policy, with a particular focus on the United States. It describes how corporate actors exercise instrumental power ... More


Chinese Assessments of China’s Influence in Developing Asia

Michael A. Glosny

in Rising China's Influence in Developing Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198758518
eISBN:
9780191818417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758518.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a critical review and analysis of how contemporary Chinese analysts, scholars and policy-makers perceive and evaluate China’s international influence. It outlines the main goals ... More


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