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Embedded Realpolitik? Reevaluating United States' Opposition to the International Criminal Court

Charles A. Smith and Heather M. Smith

in Governance, Order, and the International Criminal Court: Between Realpolitik and a Cosmopolitan Court

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546732
eISBN:
9780191720406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546732.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, International Relations and Politics

The United States, in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, sought to disengage actively from the International Criminal Court (ICC). In many ways, the new, post 9/11 realpolitik-based strategy can be ... More


Fantasies of Evil: Shapeshifting and Sabbats

Robin Briggs

in The Witches of Lorraine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198225829
eISBN:
9780191708947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198225829.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on witchcraft beliefs. Topics covered include methods used to identify witches, strange creatures in witchcraft cases, cases of individuals terrified by a strange hostile ... More


The Unreliable Nation: Hostile Nature and Technological Failure in the Cold War

Edward Jones-Imhotep

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036511
eISBN:
9780262341318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036511.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Natures and technologies have long been central to the making of modern nations. Only recently, however, have scholars seen nations as sites where the very understandings of the “natural” and the ... More


Religion and the Law in the Workplace of the Future

Raymond F. Gregory

in Encountering Religion in the Workplace: The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Workers and Employers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449543
eISBN:
9780801460746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449543.003.0021
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter reflects on issues arising from the practice of religion in the workplace and how to resolve them. Employers and employees will confront complex issues that typically occur in the ... More


You Did That on Purpose: Understanding and Changing Children's Aggression

Cynthia Hudley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110852
eISBN:
9780300151756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110852.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Some children are prone to a particular kind of aggression when they are with their peers. For these children, any harm done to them—even something as inconsequential as a jostle in the lunch line—is ... More


Seeing Bias: Discrediting and Dismissing Accurate Attributions

Adam Benforado and Jon Hanson

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the way in which dispositionism maintains its dominance as an attributional framework despite failing to capture accurately the causes of human behavior. The answer lies in a ... More


Reducing Shareholders' Power to Control Managers

Mark J. Joe

in Political Determinants of Corporate Governance: Political Context, Corporate Impact

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199205301
eISBN:
9780191695612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205301.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This chapter discusses reductions of shareholders' power to control managers. When the gap separating managers from shareholders is small, some of the tools that can be employed to exert power may ... More


Constructive Responses to Difficult Life Conditions and Conflict, Preventive Diplomacy, and Dialogue

Ervin Staub

in Overcoming Evil: Genocide, Violent Conflict, and Terrorism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195382044
eISBN:
9780199864942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382044.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses constructive early responses to conflict to prevent violence. Structures, institutions, and systems are of great importance for the prevention of violence, both state ... More


Working at Creating a Culture of Hatred

Samuel Cohn

in All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755903
eISBN:
9781501755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755903.003.0037
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter analyzes the culture of hatred. The Canadian sociologist Matthew Lange has found that ethnic supremacist education is a fundamental source of division in some of the most ethnically ... More


Bull-baiting: intellectual history

Emma Griffin

in England's Revelry: A History of Popular Sports and Pastimes, 1660-1830

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter attempts to establish the extent of concern for animal suffering during eighteenth-century England. An intellectual history of this sport is provided. It looks at the rapid emergence of ... More


An Outline of Friendship

Daniel J. Hruschka

in Friendship: Development, Ecology, and Evolution of a Relationship

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520265462
eISBN:
9780520947887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265462.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The intentions, feelings, and thoughts behind those behaviors also matter in differentiating a hostile act from a gesture of friendship. Accordingly, this chapter examines friendship as an integrated ... More


Conclusion

DOUGLAS NEWTON

in British Policy and the Weimar Republic, 1918–1919

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203148
eISBN:
9780191675744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203148.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

The chapter reveals that the German revolution was a most unwelcome international and domestic complication for the Lloyd George coalition at the end of the First World War. The government was ... More


The Alienation of the Creator

Paul S. Fiddes

in The Creative Suffering of God

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263470
eISBN:
9780191682568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263470.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the argument from the nature of creaturely existence, one of the two main routes which theologians have taken to arrive at the idea of a hostile non-being which people and God ... More


The Chevalier de Boufflers in Senegal: An Eighteenth‐Century Ovid?

Barbara Witucki

in Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After Ovid

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603848
eISBN:
9780191731587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603848.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The classically educated poet and soldier Chevalier de Boufflers spent 1785–7 as the French governor of Senegal—a sojourn he called ‘exile’—possibly as punishment for verses affronting the French ... More


July 2009: Whose View Prevails?

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0041
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses a case in which, after years of defying court orders to allow her ex-partner contact with his child, the court eventually lost patience and jailed the mother for contempt of court. Also ... More


Takeover Strategies, Competitive Bidding, and Defensive Tactics

Brendan McSweeney

in The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199601462
eISBN:
9780191743320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601462.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter considers the main tactics employed during attempted takeovers (both negotiated and hostile) to enable or frustrate completion of a takeover. As takeover tactics do not have inherent ... More


Study 2: Correlational Study With High School Students

Craig A. Anderson, Douglas A. Gentile, and Katherine E. Buckley

in Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195309836
eISBN:
9780199893393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309836.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents Study 2, which examined the correlations between measures of video game violence exposure and aggressive behaviors among high school students, and included several important ... More


Confronting a Hostile World

Méadhbh McIvor

in Representing God: Christian Legal Activism in Contemporary England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691193632
eISBN:
9780691211619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193632.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter explores the 'hostile world' thesis, which posits Christians as the increasingly countercultural inhabitants of a de-Christianising, 'hostile' state. For the members of Christ Church, ... More


Contestants, Profiteers, and the Political Dynamics of Marketization: How Shareholders gained Control Rights in Britain, Germany, and France

Helen Callaghan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198815020
eISBN:
9780191853517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815020.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Political Economy

When two parties quarrel, the third rejoices, according to a well-known proverb. This book highlights the role of rejoicing “profiteers” in political efforts to expand market-based competition. ... More


Preparing for a Hostile World

Gary Alan Fine

in Talking Art: The Culture of Practice and the Practice of Culture in MFA Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226560182
eISBN:
9780226560359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226560359.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter Six examines how MFA art students prepare for a post-university career. Inevitably the external world shapes art education. While encouraged to face inward, students must prepare to face ... More


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