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America and the Misshaping of a New World Order

Giles Gunn and Carl Gutierrez-Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098701
eISBN:
9780520943797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098701.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The attempt by the George W. Bush administration to reshape world order, especially but not exclusively after September 11, 2001, increasingly appears to have resulted in a catastrophic “misshaping” ... More


The Geopolitical Orbits of Ancient India: The Geographical Frames of the Ancient Indian Dynasties

Dilip K. Chakrabarti

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069898
eISBN:
9780199080052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069898.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book explores how the political history of ancient India has transpired in various geographical orbits, the definition of which has long bothered scholars. Contrary to widely held assumptions, ... More


Human Understanding and Local Interests: Occidentalism and the (Latin) American Argument

Walter D. Mignolo

in Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156095
eISBN:
9781400845064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156095.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter outlines a map of the border of the empires whose tensions contributed to the fabrication of a homogeneous notion of Latin America in the colonial horizon of modernity. These conflicting ... More


“An Other Tongue”: Linguistics Maps, Literary Geographies, Cultural Landscapes

Walter D. Mignolo

in Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156095
eISBN:
9781400845064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156095.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the implications of national ideologies in the domain of languages and literatures intermixed with the colonial difference. It looks at the Haitian Revolution, wherein language ... More


In/security in Colombia: Writing Political Identities in the Democratic Security Policy

Josefina A. Echavarria

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079856
eISBN:
9781781702185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079856.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Based on geo- and biopolitical analyses, this book reconsiders how security policies and practices legitimate state and non-state violence in the Colombian conflict, and uses the case study of the ... More


Currency Statecraft: Monetary Rivalry and Geopolitical Ambition

Benjamin J. Cohen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226587691
eISBN:
9780226587868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226587868.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What is the role of currency statecraft in world politics? When a national money gains international appeal, the power resources of the issuing country are augmented. Currency statecraft is about ... More


Introduction: International Justice and Transnational Power

Richard W. Miller

in Globalizing Justice: The Ethics of Poverty and Power

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581986
eISBN:
9780191723247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581986.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The book's project of basing the most important transnational duties on the demands of specific relationships begins with criticism of leading alternatives: demanding duties of responsiveness to ... More


Contemporary Ijtihad: Limits and Controversies

L. Ali Khan and Hisham M. Ramadan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641284
eISBN:
9780748653256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641284.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The resurgence of Islam, geopolitical crises involving Muslim nations, violence associated with Islam and the immigration of millions of Muslims to Western countries have generated a strong interest ... More


A Distinctive Geopolitical Space

Gerard Toal and Carl T. Dahlman

in Bosnia Remade: Ethnic Cleansing and its Reversal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199730360
eISBN:
9780199895250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730360.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines Bosnia-Herzegovina's geopolitical setting in greater depth, most especially its status as a contested space between Serbia and Croatia. Both were not destined to fight over ... More


Introduction: Late Modernism and the Outward Turn

Thomas S. Davis

in The Extinct Scene: Late Modernism and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231169424
eISBN:
9780231537889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169424.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction argues that late modernism undergoes an outward turn to everyday life to conceptualize world systemic disorder.


Up to Maughty London: Joyce's Cultural Capital in the Imperial Metropolis

Eleni Loukopoulou

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062242
eISBN:
9780813051932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062242.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Up to Maughty London: Joyce's Cultural Capital in the Imperial Metropolis examines the relationship between James Joyce’s writings, their publication history, and London, arguing that they are ... More


Ethnopolitics, Geopolitics, and the Return to War

Donald Bloxham

in The Final Solution: A Genocide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199550333
eISBN:
9780191701535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550333.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The controlled disbanding of the Habsburg empire into nation states resulted due to the geopolitical designs of those who held power. Although Britain had intentions of maintaining the Habsburg ... More


The Politics of the Internet I: Computer Networks, Civil Society, and the State

Manuel Castells

in The Internet Galaxy: Reflections on the Internet, Business, and Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199255771
eISBN:
9780191698279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255771.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter examines the interaction between the Internet and processes of socio-political conflict, representation, and management by focusing on four distinct, though related, areas in which this ... More


New Earth Politics: Essays from the Anthropocene

Simon Nicholson and Sikina Jinnah (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034364
eISBN:
9780262332132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034364.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Humanity’s collective impact on the Earth is vast. The rate and scale of human-driven environmental destruction is quickly outstripping our political and social capacities for managing it. We are in ... More


The Future of China-Russia Relations

James A. Bellacqua (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125633
eISBN:
9780813135359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125633.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Relations between China and Russia have evolved dramatically since their first diplomatic contact, particularly during the twentieth century. During the past decade China and Russia have made efforts ... More


Different Points of Departure

Grzegorz W. Kolodko

in From Shock to Therapy: The Political Economy of Postsocialist Transformation

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297437
eISBN:
9780191685354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297437.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the latter portion of the 1990s, transition economies were evaluated to have had a considerable amount of influence in the development of many countries even if there were several shortcomings and ... More


Understanding Greece in the world

Pierre Sintès

in Chasing the Past: Geopolitics of Memory on the Margins of Modern Greece

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781786940896
eISBN:
9781786944962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940896.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Pierre Sintès begins by presenting the main themes and bibliography that were instrumental in his understanding of the transformations that have taken place in Greek society and the theoretical tools ... More


Inverted revisionism and the subversion of the liberal international order

Philip Cunliffe

in Cosmopolitan Dystopia: International Intervention and the Failure of the West

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526105721
eISBN:
9781526152084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526151452.00006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers various accounts offered for the challenges confronting liberal international order today, and finds them wanting. It is argued that the most militarily aggressive and ... More


China Imagines Its World … and Its Future

Christopher A. Ford

in The Mind of Empire: China's History and Modern Foreign Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192635
eISBN:
9780813135519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192635.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Chinese leadership found the Warring States period a useful model to help explain the basic pluralist nature of the modern international system and the alleged predatory onslaught of aspiring ... More


Epilogue: Fieldwork Today

Geoffrey White

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0048
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter reviews the issues taken up in this volume, exploring the varied dimensions of fieldwork and the variety of geopolitical fictions that have long facilitated dialogue in the ... More


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