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The Comprehensive Nuclear‐Test‐Ban Treaty

Jeffrey S. Lantis

in The Life and Death of International Treaties: Double-Edged Diplomacy and the Politics of Ratification in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199535019
eISBN:
9780191715952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535019.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Struggles over ratification of the 1996 Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) illustrate the politicization of international agreements, even in an area of so-called high politics where many ... More


What is European Defence?

Frédéric Mérand

in European Defence Policy: Beyond the Nation State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533244
eISBN:
9780191714474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533244.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This chapter is an overview of the European security and defense policy. It presents the EU's crisis management operations, its political-military bodies, and military capabilities. Defense policy is ... More


Remaking Global Order: The Evolution of Europe-China Relations and its Implications for East Asia and the United States

Nicola Casarini

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199560073
eISBN:
9780191721168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560073.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Relations between the European Union (EU) and China have grown at a sustained pace across the board in recent times, transforming the relationship from one of previous neglect into a matter of global ... More


Newspaper Politics in the Capital

Hannah Barker

in Newspapers, Politics, and Public Opinion in Late Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207412
eISBN:
9780191677663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207412.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the ways in which the press was run and the degree to which its contents were politically manipulated. Looking at the newspapers' ... More


Theatre, the Politicians, and the Press

Marc Baer

in Theatre and Disorder in Late Georgian London

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112501
eISBN:
9780191670787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112501.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter provides an examination of high politics, as well as the connections with national and local governmental authorities and the London press. It can be said that a close connection between ... More


Pakistan’s Emergence

Ian Talbot

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter traces the development of historical writing in the creation of Pakistan from the 1940s to the present. The historical debate is overwhelmingly élitist in tone, with few concessions to ... More


Managing the Horizontal Axis

Geert De Baere

in Constitutional Principles of EU External Relations

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546688
eISBN:
9780191719998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546688.003.0009
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The problem of horizontal consistency arises because of ‘the original sin of overall EU external action’: the separation of ‘high politics’ from the other aspects of foreign policy, most notably the ... More


From Prime-Ministerial Leadership to Court Politics

R. A. W. Rhodes 1

in Understanding Prime-Ministerial Performance: Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199666423
eISBN:
9780191751462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666423.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores two avenues not touched on elsewhere in the volume; the interpretive analysis of traditions, and the political anthropology of court politics. The first section argues for a ... More


Introduction

Richard Butterwick

in The Polish Revolution and the Catholic Church, 1788–1792: A Political History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199250332
eISBN:
9780191730986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250332.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

After evoking the trials of the Roman Catholic Church at the end of the eighteenth century, the introduction briefly explains the nature of the Polish‐Lithuanian Commonwealth. It then reviews the ... More


Defence Policy and the Logic of ‘High Politics’

Anand Menon

in Beyond the Regulatory Polity?: The European Integration of Core State Powers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662821
eISBN:
9780191756016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662821.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter outlines a paradox related to perhaps the core area of 'high politics' - defence policy. On the one hand, strong functional pressures militate in favour of greater cooperation between ... More


Finding Women in the State: A Socialist Feminist Revolution in the People's Republic of China, 1949-1964

Wang Zheng

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292284
eISBN:
9780520965867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292284.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This first book engendering the PRC high politics narrates a hidden history of socialist state formation in which feminists in the CCP operated in a politics of concealment in order to enact their ... More


Operation Demetrius and its aftermath: A new history of the use of internment without trial in Northern Ireland 1971-75

Martin McCleery

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096303
eISBN:
9781781708668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096303.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The central premise of this book is that the use of internment without trial in Northern Ireland from 1971 to 1975 has not been given proper academic investigation. The book provides a more ... More


Conclusion: Democracy and Terror

Michael Sonenscher

in Sans-Culottes: An Eighteenth-Century Emblem in the French Revolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691180809
eISBN:
9781400829026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180809.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses how the very particular setting in which the emergence of the sans-culottes in their now familiar guise occurred goes some way towards explaining why the mixture of descriptive ... More


Introduction

Timothy Stanley and Jonathan Bell

in Making Sense of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036866
eISBN:
9780252093982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036866.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter considers the challenges, setbacks, and accomplishments of American liberal reformers in the twentieth century. Covering themes such as gender, class, labor, race, urban ... More


The New Intergovernmentalism and the Study of European Integration

Christopher J. Bickerton, Dermot Hodson, and Uwe Puetter

in The New Intergovernmentalism: States and Supranational Actors in the Post-Maastricht Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198703617
eISBN:
9780191772665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703617.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The new intergovernmentalism is a novel theoretical framework for the study of European integration in the post-Maastricht era. European Union activity has increased since 1992 in ways that existing ... More


Peace, War and Party Politics: The Conservatives and Europe, 1846-59

Geoffrey Hicks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075957
eISBN:
9781781700785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075957.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book examines the mid-Victorian Conservative Party's significant but overlooked role in British foreign policy and in contemporary debate about Britain's relations with Europe. It considers the ... More


The Politics of Presidential Term Limits in Central America: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

Juan Muñoz-Portillo and Ilka Treminio

in The Politics of Presidential Term Limits

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198837404
eISBN:
9780191874109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837404.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter studies presidential term limits—understood as limits on presidential re-elections and term lengths—in four Central American electoral democracies: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, ... More


Life and Death in Beidahuang

Ning Wang

in Banished to the Great Northern Wilderness: Political Exile and Re-education in Mao's China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713187
eISBN:
9781501714016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713187.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides an analysis of the physical suffering — hunger, death, physical abuse, and suicide — of the exiles. It illustrates that, although the adventurous Great Leap Forward (GLF) and ... More


Conclusions: The Post-Maastricht Period and Beyond

Christopher J. Bickerton, Dermot Hodson, and Uwe Puetter

in The New Intergovernmentalism: States and Supranational Actors in the Post-Maastricht Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198703617
eISBN:
9780191772665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703617.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter summarizes the key themes of this volume and reflects on future avenues of research regarding the new intergovernmentalism. It considers whether and how the preceding chapters speak to ... More


The Crown Lands and King’s Works

Michael Everett

in The Rise of Thomas Cromwell: Power and Politics in the Reign of Henry VIII, 1485-1534

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207422
eISBN:
9780300213089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207422.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter details Thomas Cromwell's position as councillor throughout 1531, which seemed more of a status symbol than an actual job with defined duties. Cromwell's tasks included attending to the ... More


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