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The Political Economy of Managed Migration: Nonstate Actors, Europeanization, and the Politics of Designing Migration Policies

Georg Menz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533886
eISBN:
9780191714771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533886.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

European governments have rediscovered labor migration, but are eager to be perceived as controlling unsolicited forms of migration, especially through asylum and family reunion. The emerging ... More


Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Jennifer M. Welsh (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The issue of humanitarian intervention has generated one of the most heated debates in international relations over the past decade, for both theorists and practitioners. At its heart is the alleged ... More


Bridging the Sacred and the Profane in Humanitarian Life

Andrea Paras and Janice Gross Stein

in Sacred Aid: Faith and Humanitarianism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199916023
eISBN:
9780199950447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916023.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses two arguments on the basic differences between “secular” and “religious” organizations. It first studies the creation of the layered and complicated meanings of the sacred in ... More


Inattention and involvement

Ian Holliday

in Burma Redux: Global Justice and the Quest for Political Reform in Myanmar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161275
eISBN:
9780231504249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161275.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes how foreigners have dealt with the Myanmar problem by examining the policies adopted by outsiders over the past quarter-century. The first section provides an overview of the ... More


What Matters?: Ethnographies of Value in a Not So Secular Age

Courtney Bender and Ann Taves (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156851
eISBN:
9780231504683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156851.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Over the past decade, religious, secular, and spiritual distinctions have broken down, forcing scholars to rethink secularity and its relationship to society. Since classifying a person, activity, or ... More


A World Vision: The Labor of Asian International Adoption

Catherine Ceniza Choy

in Global Families: A History of Asian International Adoption in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717226
eISBN:
9781479886388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717226.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the role of social service agencies, independent adoption organizations, humanitarian organizations, and individuals in facilitating Asian international adoption in the United ... More


Bilateral Relations Were about as Cold as You Can Imagine: Diplomatic Stalemate, September 1982 to January 1985

Gregory F. Domber

in Empowering Revolution: America, Poland, and the End of the Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618517
eISBN:
9781469618531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618517.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the relations between Poland and the United States, focusing on the period between September 1982 and January 1985. More specifically, it considers how decisions to lift ... More


Conclusion: Bonhoeffer’s Politics and Ours

Michael P. DeJonge

in Bonhoeffer on Resistance: The Word Against the Wheel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198824176
eISBN:
9780191863264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824176.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The Conclusion considers the distance between Bonhoeffer’s politics and ours. Our own thinking about political resistance in the West tends to begin with the idea of inviolable human rights, the ... More


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