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Nuclear Weapons, Indian Strategy, and International Politics

Rajesh Rajagopalan

in Political Science: Volume 4: India Engages the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198085409
eISBN:
9780199082469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085409.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses key concerns in the literature on nuclear weapons produced outside India and analyses the history of India’s nuclear policy. It suggests that while Indian scholarship has made ... More


Lost Causes: Agenda Vetting in Global Issue Networks and the Shaping of Human Security

Charli Carpenter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448850
eISBN:
9780801470363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448850.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Why do some issues and threats—diseases, weapons, human rights abuses, vulnerable populations—get more global policy attention than others? How do global activist networks decide the particular ... More


Continuity and Change in American Foreign Environmental Policy

Stephen Hopgood

in American Foreign Environmental Policy and the Power of the State

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292593
eISBN:
9780191684920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292593.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses what has fundamentally changed in the making of American foreign environmental policy over three decades of international environmentalism. It describes three major ... More


Global Reflex: International Evangelicals, Human Rights, and the New Shape of American Social Engagement

David R. Swartz

in The New Evangelical Social Engagement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199329533
eISBN:
9780199369379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329533.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The rise of public evangelicalism can be explained in part by new attention to global concerns. This chapter, in a close analysis of evangelical rhetoric and activism regarding human rights, tracks ... More


The Power of Systems: How Policy Sciences Opened Up the Cold War World

Egle Rindzeviciute

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501703188
eISBN:
9781501706257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703188.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This book introduces readers to one of the best-kept secrets of the Cold War: the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis, an international think tank established by the U.S. and Soviet ... More


Transnational Feminism in the United States: Knowledge, Ethics, Power

Leela Fernandes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760963
eISBN:
9780814762998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760963.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The acceleration of economic globalization and the rapid global flows of people, culture, and information have intensified the importance of developing transnational understandings of contemporary ... More


Emerging Countries

Jennifer Prah Ruger

in Global Health Justice and Governance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199694631
eISBN:
9780191862144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199694631.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

With a growing presence on the world stage, the BRICS nations—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—are expanding their influence and impact worldwide. These countries can address global ... More


India and the World Economy

Vijay Joshi

in India's Long Road: The Search for Prosperity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190610135
eISBN:
9780190610166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610135.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter reviews the main features of India’s integration with the global economy and examines India’s stance on global economic issues. Since 1991, India’s trade and foreign investment flows ... More


The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy

Valerie Hudson and Patricia Leidl

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164924
eISBN:
9780231539104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164924.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Hillary Rodham Clinton is the first Secretary of State to declare the subjugation of women worldwide a serious threat to U.S. national security. Known as the Hillary Doctrine, her stance was made ... More


The First Year Out: Understanding American Teens after High School

Tim Clydesdale

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226110653
eISBN:
9780226110677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226110677.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Wild parties, late nights, and lots of sex, drugs, and alcohol. Many assume these are the things that define an American teenager's first year after high school. But the reality is really quite ... More


Conclusion

Tom Dedeurwaerdere, Eric Brousseau, and Bernd Siebenhüner

in Reflexive Governance for Global Public Goods

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017244
eISBN:
9780262301213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017244.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book has reviewed new challenges faced in the governance of global public goods (GPGs) in terms of environmental concern and emerging global issues, and has compressed the generated knowledge ... More


INTRODUCTION

Ben Saul

in Defining Terrorism in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199535477
eISBN:
9780191712197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535477.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter begins by discussing the shifting and contested meanings of terrorism over time. It explains how the meaning of terrorism is affected by one state issue to global issues. It ... More


Conclusion: Shaping Modernity

Peter N. Stearns

in Satisfaction Not Guaranteed: Dilemmas of Progress in Modern Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783627
eISBN:
9780814783634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783627.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This concluding chapter emphasizes that modernity will continue to progress as more nations begin to adopt it, and that adjustments to modernity are still ongoing regardless of its many failures. ... More


The Next Fifteen Years: What Might Happen Next in Aid and Development

Myles A. Wickstead

in Aid and Development: A Brief Introduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198744924
eISBN:
9780191806025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744924.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The overarching objective of a new set of Sustainable Development Goals will be to eliminate absolute poverty by 2030. Aid will continue to be important, but will focus on a diminishing number of ... More


Introduction

Paul Biegler

in The Ethical Treatment of Depression: Autonomy through Psychotherapy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015493
eISBN:
9780262295628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015493.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Statistics show that depression is a major global health issue today. According to a description by William Styron, a writer who experienced depression first hand, “depression takes on the quality of ... More


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