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Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe Volume 2: International and Transnational Factors

Jan Zielonka and Alex Pravda (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244096
eISBN:
9780191600371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924409X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This is the second volume in a two‐volume series on democratic consolidation in Eastern Europe. The series focuses on three major aspects of democratic consolidation in Eastern Europe: institutional ... More


The Role of International Actors in National Accountability Processes

Naomi Roht‐Arriaza

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The response of an incoming government to past crimes and gross violations of human rights depends primarily on a combination of domestic political, military and socioeconomic factors. However, ... More


The States System of Europe, 1640–1990: Peacemaking and the Conditions of International Stability

Andreas Osiander

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278870
eISBN:
9780191684258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278870.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book looks at the four major European peace congresses: Munster and Osnabrück (1644–1648), Utrecht (1712–1715), Vienna (1814–1815), and Paris (1919–1920) and shows how a prevailing consensus on ... More


The Impasse of Third World Democratization: Africa Revisited

Georg Sørensen

in American Democracy Promotion: Impulses, Strategies, and Impacts

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240975
eISBN:
9780191598999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240973.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Argues that although many Third World countries have experienced democratic openings, a large part of them are stuck in the initial phases of a democratic transition. International actors have ... More


General Remarks

Andreas Osiander

in The States System of Europe, 1640–1990: Peacemaking and the Conditions of International Stability

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278870
eISBN:
9780191684258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278870.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter points out various aspects of the problem of stability in international politics. In line with established usage in international relations theory, it will refer to ... More


The Foundations of Formal Ascertainment of International Law: The Social Thesis

d'Aspremont Jean

in Formalism and the Sources of International Law: A Theory of the Ascertainment of Legal Rules

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696314
eISBN:
9780191732201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696314.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

Chapter 7 has broached some avenues to revitalize the current law-ascertainment criteria in international law by moving away from intent but did not provide any indication as to the foundations of ... More


Introduction

Marc Weller

in Contested Statehood: Kosovo's Struggle for Independence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199566167
eISBN:
9780191705373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566167.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The introductory chapter contextualizes the Kosovo crisis within the wider international debate, questioning whether recent action signifies a return to 19th-century power politics or is evidence of ... More


Kosovo: Copy, Paste, and Delete

Patrice C. McMahon

in The NGO Game: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding in the Balkans and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501709234
eISBN:
9781501712739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709234.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter turns to the effects of international peacebuilding in Kosovo from approximately 1999 until 2012. It also provides some background on the history of this troubled region during the ... More


Creating Kosovo: International Oversight and the Making of Ethical Institutions

Elton Skendaj

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452949
eISBN:
9780801470189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452949.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In shaping the institutions of a new country, what interventions from international actors lead to success and failure? This book's investigation into Kosovo, based on national survey data, ... More


(Social) Policy and politics at the international level

Bob Deacon

in Policy reconsidered: Meanings, politics and practices

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349132
eISBN:
9781447302995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349132.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In a highly globalised world, understanding the policy making process is not complete without looking into international policy making. International policy has two dimensions: 1) influence of ... More


Introduction

Christopher Phillips

in The Battle for Syria: International Rivalry in the New Middle East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300217179
eISBN:
9780300222173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217179.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This introductory chapter discusses the complexity of the Syrian conflict and the multiple factors driving and shaping it. It argues that from the start, external factors have been essential in ... More


Power, Corruption and Drug Crop Cultivation

David Mansfield

in A State Built on Sand: How Opium Undermined Afghanistan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190608316
eISBN:
9780190638535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608316.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Chapter 2 reflects on the wider literature on state-building and political geography, as well as scholarly work on political settlements, bargains and coalition-building. It offers the theoretical ... More


Experimentalism and the limits of uploading: the EU and the UN Disability Convention

Gráinne de Búrca

in Extending Experimentalist Governance?: The European Union and Transnational Regulation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198724506
eISBN:
9780191792113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724506.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

While the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), which was the first major international human rights treaty to be signed by the EU, has a notably experimentalist character, ... More


East meets West: CEE countries, monetary institutions and the European Social Model

Serena Romano

in The political and social construction of poverty: Central and Eastern European countries in transition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447312710
eISBN:
9781447312727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312710.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter four deals with the wide range of internal and external pressures for change which were experienced by CEE countries and the relative implications on the construction of poverty in the second ... More


The Problems and Dilemmas of Helping to Build Protection Capacities

Lise Grande

in Protection of Civilians

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198729266
eISBN:
9780191796180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729266.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter considers the problems and dilemmas of building national capacity to protect civilians. Although most international effort to protect civilians focuses on military intervention, ... More


International Actors and Agencies

Brigid Laffan

in Austerity and Recovery in Ireland: Europe's Poster Child and the Great Recession

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198792376
eISBN:
9780191834387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792376.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

From November 2010 until December 2013, Ireland was transformed from an EU member state into a programme country. International actors and agencies played a pivotal and contested role in the Irish ... More


Introduction: Timing and Sequencing of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peacebuilding

Arnim Langer, Graham K. Brown, and Hanne Albers

in Building Sustainable Peace: Timing and Sequencing of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peacebuilding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198757276
eISBN:
9780191817212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757276.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This introductory chapter looks into a currently under-researched aspect in the field of peacebuilding, namely the timing and sequencing of peacebuilding reforms and interventions. It argues that ... More


Processes of Constitutional Transitions in the Face of Territorial Cleavages

Cheryl Saunders

in Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198836544
eISBN:
9780191873737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836544.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the implications of territorial cleavages for the process of constitutional transition by drawing on the experiences of various countries such as Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, ... More


Timing and Sequencing of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peacebuilding Efforts in South Sudan

David J. Francis

in Building Sustainable Peace: Timing and Sequencing of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peacebuilding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198757276
eISBN:
9780191817212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757276.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

The civil war in South Sudan raises the all-too familiar problem of the crisis of state formation and nation-building in post-colonial Africa. Based on extensive field research in Sudan and South ... More


The Helmand Food Zone: A Technocratic Response to a Complex Phenomenon

David Mansfield

in A State Built on Sand: How Opium Undermined Afghanistan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190608316
eISBN:
9780190638535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608316.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Chapter 9 examines the many disparate institutions that were behind the effort to ban opium production in the “Helmand Food Zone” between 2008 and 2013. It examines how drug control became such a ... More


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