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The United States and the Global Struggle for Democracy

Tony Smith

in America's Mission: The United States and the Worldwide Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154923
eISBN:
9781400842025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154923.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book offers a historical account of American efforts “to make the world safe for democracy” and the results of these attempts in the context of their own ambitions. It also examines how American ... More


From Moderate Liberalism to Destra Storica: The Impact of Unification

Lucy Riall

in Sicily and the Unification of Italy: Liberal Policy and Local Power, 1859-1866

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206804
eISBN:
9780191677311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206804.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the impact of the unification on the transition of Sicily from moderate liberalism to Destra Storica. It suggests that this transition resulted from the failure of the liberal ... More


Conclusion

Lucy Riall

in Sicily and the Unification of Italy: Liberal Policy and Local Power, 1859-1866

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206804
eISBN:
9780191677311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206804.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines some of the failings of the liberal government in Sicily. It suggests that the January 1867 amnesty offered to political prisoners from the Palermo revolt failed to produce the ... More


TARGETED KILLING IN WAR AND PEACE: A PHILOSOPHICAL ANALYSIS

Fernando R. Tesón

in Targeted Killings: Law and Morality in an Asymmetrical World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646470
eISBN:
9780191738975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646470.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

On May 2, 2011, a special unit of the U.S. Navy killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. Many rejoiced at this development and felt that justice had been served. However, emotion is no substitute for ... More


Imperial India, 1858–1914

Robin J. Moore

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0019
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the post-Mutiny rehabilitation of the Raj and the relatively small adjustments to it during the late nineteenth century. On the whole, the government in London and India, as ... More


The Implications of Victory, 1893–1900

Alvin Jackson

in Colonel Edward Saunderson: Land and Loyalty in Victorian Ireland

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204985
eISBN:
9780191676437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204985.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the implications of victory over the Liberal government. The defeat of Home Rule was immediately interpreted as an irrevocable achievement which cleared the political agenda ... More


Governing healthcare: the case of Universal Health Insurance – by competition

Cliona Loughnane

in Reframing Health and Health Policy in Ireland: A Governmental Analysis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719095870
eISBN:
9781526128607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095870.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In 2011, the Government committed to the introduction of Universal Health Insurance (UHI) ‘with equal access to care for all’ by 2016 (Government of Ireland 2011: 2). This chapter explores how ... More


Challenges to Liberal Democracy

William A. Galston

in Anti-Pluralism: The Populist Threat to Liberal Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300228922
eISBN:
9780300235319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228922.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter discusses the challenges to liberal democracy, arguing that an explanation that places economics at the base and treats other issues as derivative distorts a more complex ... More


Justifying Neutral Partisanship

Donald Nicolson and Julian Webb

in Professional Legal Ethics: Critical Interrogations

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198764717
eISBN:
9780191695261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764717.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter focuses on the importance of neutral partisanship among lawyers, and why it is vital for a sound legal system. Two main arguments are presented to prove the important value of neutral ... More


Neoliberal governmentality and public health policy in Ireland

Joanne Wilson and Lindsay Prior

in Reframing Health and Health Policy in Ireland: A Governmental Analysis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719095870
eISBN:
9781526128607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095870.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter provides an analysis of some of Ireland’s key public health policy documents since 1994 in the context of advanced liberal government. The analysis reveals how Irish public health ... More


A Citizen Seeking Justice

Maura E. Hametz

in In the Name of Italy: Nation, Family, and Patriotism in a Fascist Court

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243396
eISBN:
9780823243433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243396.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter shows how Fascist policies for cultural nationalization and Italianization tested Fascist authorities, and challenged jurists caught between impulses to maintain and protect Italian ... More


| 1848–9 | 1848–9 Civil War and Free Constitution

Dan C. Christensen

in Hans Christian Ørsted: Reading Nature's Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669264
eISBN:
9780191748745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669264.003.0057
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

King Christian VIII dies in January 1848, while having prepared a new constitution attempting to keep the duchies and the monarchy united. A.S. Ørsted is commissioned to work out the details. This ... More


Ladinos with Ladinos, Indians with Indians: Land, Labor, and Regional Ethnic Conflict in the Making of Guatemala

Rene Reeves

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752138
eISBN:
9780804767774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752138.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the late 1830s an uprising of mestizos and Maya destroyed Guatemala's Liberal government for imposing reforms aimed at expanding the state, assimilating indigenous peoples, and encouraging ... More


The Illiberality of Liberal International Law: Religion, Science, and the Peaceful Violence of Civilization

Stefan Kroll

in Paradoxes of Peace in Nineteenth Century Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198727996
eISBN:
9780191794292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727996.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History

This chapter investigates both the positivist self-understanding of nineteenth-century international lawyers and the hybrid nature of their legal doctrines. It first situates the tension between the ... More


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