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Semi-Detached Idealists: The British Peace Movement and International Relations, 1854-1945

Martin Ceadel

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241170
eISBN:
9780191696893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241170.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Britain's semi-detached geographical position has helped to give it the world's strongest peace movement. Secure enough from invasions to be influenced by an idealistic approach to international ... More


Trouble in Pax Atlantica? the United States, Europe, and the Future of Multilateralism

David G. Haglund

in US Hegemony and International Organizations: The United States and Multilateral Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199261437
eISBN:
9780191599309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261431.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Takes up the relationship between the US and regional multilateral organizations in Europe, in particular, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the European Union (specifically the ... More


The Historical Setting: The United States and Western Europe before 1945

Geir Lundestad

in The United States and Western Europe Since 1945: From "Empire" by Invitation to Transatlantic Drift

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266685
eISBN:
9780191601057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266689.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Provides the historical setting for the relationship between the US and Western Europe before 1945. The account starts with the British–American war of 1812, and goes on to America's ... More


Attempting Neutrality, Achieving Notoriety: July–December 1914

Martin Ceadel

in Living the Great Illusion: Sir Norman Angell, 1872-1967

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571161
eISBN:
9780191721762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571161.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter shows how Angell sacrificed his considerable popularity by first urging British neutrality towards the European conflict and then co-founding the Union of Democratic Control. He soon ... More


America and the Law of Nations 1776-1939

Mark Weston Janis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579341
eISBN:
9780191722653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579341.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This book is an exploration of the ways in which Americans have perceived, applied, advanced, and frustrated international law. It demonstrates the varieties and continuities of America's approaches ... More


The ‘Strategic Theory of the Firm’

Nicolai J. Foss

in Strategy, Economic Organization, and the Knowledge Economy: The Coordination of Firms and Resources

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199240647
eISBN:
9780191602177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240647.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Strategy research is increasingly influenced by economic theories of the firm, particularly modern organizational economics (OE) and a host of currents classified as ‘knowledge-based view of the ... More


Roosevelt's America: The Flickering Beacon

David Ellwood

in The Shock of America: Europe and the Challenge of the Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198228790
eISBN:
9780191741739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228790.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, American History: 20th Century

Increasingly Roosevelt's 1930s America looked like European capitalism's last best hope. But what were the true lessons of its successes and obvious failures? ‘Middle’ opinion in Britain — ... More


American Conservatism in Historical Perspective

Gillian Peele

in Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199764013
eISBN:
9780199897186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764013.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 details the evolution of the conservative movement and its interaction with the Republican Party from 1945 to the present. It provides a periodization of the modern American right which ... More


The McBama National Security Consensus and Republican Foreign Policy after the 2008 Election

J. Lynch Timothy

in Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199764013
eISBN:
9780199897186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764013.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that an essential consensus obtains within mainstream American politics on the imperatives of national security strategy—the McBama consensus—that both candidates in 2008 ... More


Older, Wiser, and Sadder: Glaspell’s Female Reifungsromane

Veronica Makowsky

in Susan Glaspell's Century of American Women: A Critical Interpretation of Her Work

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078664
eISBN:
9780199855117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078664.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Drama

In the 1940s, Susan Glaspell presented her final perspective on a century of American women in a children’s book, Cherished and Shared of Old (1940), and two novels, Norma Ashe (1942) and Judd ... More


Introduction

Robert G. Kaufman

in In Defense of the Bush Doctrine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124346
eISBN:
9780813134987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124346.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The reasoning behind the Bush administration's strategy in fighting terrorism, also known as the Bush Doctrine, rests primarily on the belief that preemptive rather than reactive force is necessary ... More


The Imprudence of Isolationism

Robert G. Kaufman

in In Defense of the Bush Doctrine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124346
eISBN:
9780813134987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124346.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter identifies several flaws in the arguments of Patrick Buchanan and others in favor of isolationism over the moral democratic realism espoused by the Bush Doctrine as the country's ... More


Legacies

Michael J. Lansing

in Insurgent Democracy: The Nonpartisan League in North American Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226283500
eISBN:
9780226283647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226283647.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

Even as the League began to fade from the national political scene, former members persevered in their commitments. Most of the League’s legacies remained overlooked. It showed the significance of ... More


Other States

Douglas A. Kysar

in Regulating from Nowhere: Environmental Law and the Search for Objectivity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120011
eISBN:
9780300163308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120011.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines two flawed strategies by which the economic approach to environmental law has attempted to accommodate the field's inevitable transnationality. First, regulatory isolationism in ... More


Unsurpassed: The Popular Appeal of Franklin Roosevelt

Helmut Norpoth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190882747
eISBN:
9780190882778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882747.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Franklin Roosevelt’s popular appeal is traced to his actions as commander-in-chief, a shorthand for his handling of foreign policy. Norpoth has mined a treasure trove of polls conducted during the ... More


Selling Different Kinds of War: Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Public Opinion during World War II

Andrew L. Johns and Kenneth Osgood (eds)

in Selling War in a Media Age: The Presidency and Public Opinion in the American Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034669
eISBN:
9780813038742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034669.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues that Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) succeeded brilliantly in selling a series of different wars and policies to the American people during World War II, but that the price for ... More


Great Power Rising: Theodore Roosevelt and the Politics of U.S. Foreign Policy

John M. Thompson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190859954
eISBN:
9780190935351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859954.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

This book examines the relationship between domestic politics and Theodore Roosevelt’s foreign policy. It argues that, in spite of the complicated nature of the US system, with its overlapping ... More


The Political Thought of the Exiles

Peter M. R. Stirk

in Twentieth-Century German Political Thought

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622900
eISBN:
9780748652730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622900.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Exile was a European-wide phenomenon, but Germans and Austrians accounted for about two-thirds of those who left Europe for America. Some fell within the grip of National Socialism or its allies for ... More


The Totally Political Man

Simon Topping

in Lincoln's Lost Legacy: Republican Party and the African American Vote, 1928–1952

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032283
eISBN:
9780813038971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032283.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Stung with another defeat in the 1940 elections, the GOP embarked on another period of soul searching. After the elections of 1940, the GOP was faced with the prospect of making up a unified stand on ... More


American Intervention, 1940–1945

Richard C. Hall

in Consumed by War: European Conflict in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125589
eISBN:
9780813135328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125589.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

The renewal of the twentieth-century European conflict did not initially attract a great deal of interest in the United States. The country was in the grip of the Depression. Many Americans, ... More


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