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Globalization and the National Security State

T.V. Paul and Norrin Ripsman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195393903
eISBN:
9780199776832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393903.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the past two decades, many have posited a correlation between the spread of globalization and the decline of the nation-state. In the realm of national security, advocates of the globalization ... More


Approaches to Testing the Theory with Case Studies

Keren Yarhi-Milo

in Who Fights for Reputation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181288
eISBN:
9781400889983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181288.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter explores historical case studies as part of a layered methodological approach. It uses three observable implications to code a president as believing strongly in the efficacy of force: a ... More


Russian Hard Power

Kathryn E. Stoner

in Russia Resurrected: Its Power and Purpose in a New Global Order

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190860714
eISBN:
9780190054571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860714.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Russian Politics

This chapter examines Russia’s renewed defensive and offensive capabilities. It defines hard power as conventional and nuclear forces. The chapter compares Russian military power to that of the ... More


Revealing Evidence: Support, Spending, and Success

Michael P. Colaresi

in Democracy Declassified: The Secrecy Dilemma in National Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199389773
eISBN:
9780199397723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199389773.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 9 includes three sets of investigations on how oversight affects support, spending, and success in democratic foreign policy. The first set of analyses explores how specific changes in ... More


The Allocation of Resources between Defense and Health

in War and the Health of Nations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758819
eISBN:
9780804773706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758819.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses the question of how the economic consequences of conflict affect public health, and how resource allocation decisions during and after conflict have a detrimental effect on ... More


Does American Military Power Attract Foreign Investment?

Daniel W. Drezner and Nancy F. Hite-Rubin

in Sustainable Security: Rethinking American National Security Strategy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190611477
eISBN:
9780190611514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611477.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

A welter of domestic and international factors have been associated with private capital inflows—and yet, the causal role of military spending has not been closely examined. This is curious, since ... More


The Military Nexus, I

John Kenneth Galbraith

in The Culture of Contentment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171654
eISBN:
9781400889020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171654.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter examines the role of the military in the community of contentment. During the past half century, Communism was considered the most obtrusive threat to contentment. The perception that ... More


Exit Made in America: The Trump Presidency

Alexander Cooley and Daniel Nexon

in Exit from Hegemony: The Unraveling of the American Global Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190916473
eISBN:
9780190054557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916473.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Donald Trump and Trumpism are less the cause of the current crisis in the American system than a symptom and accelerant of underlying trends. This chapter examines the continuities and differences ... More


Fall Down Seven Times Get Up Eight?: Takahashi Korekiyo in Japan, 1934–5

Alan Bollard

in Economists at War: How a Handful of Economists Helped Win and Lose the World Wars

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846000
eISBN:
9780191881244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846000.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The chapter opens in 1936 with rebel soldiers of the Japanese Army creeping through the snow to assassinate the elderly Japanese Minister of Finance, Takahashi Korekiyo. He was a remarkable ... More


Human Destiny Is a Choice

Khadija Haq (ed.)

in Economic Growth with Social Justice: Collected Writings of Mahbub ul Haq

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199474684
eISBN:
9780199089833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474684.003.0026
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter, Haq outlines his optimistic outlook for global world order. For him the end of the Cold War had opened up many more choices for the global community. For the first time global ... More


Guns and Jobs

Helmut Norpoth

in Unsurpassed: The Popular Appeal of Franklin Roosevelt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190882747
eISBN:
9780190882778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882747.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Full recovery from the Depression was the unintended consequence of FDR’s policy to prepare the nation for war in the two years leading up to the U.S. entry into it. The spending entailed by his ... More


Imposing the International Bolivarian Project

María Teresa Romero

in Venezuela's Petro-Diplomacy: Hugo Chavez's Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035307
eISBN:
9780813038292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035307.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores the strategic actions implemented by President Hugo Chávez on both domestic and foreign fronts in imposing the international Bolivarian Project. It also discusses the Bolivarian ... More


The Ironies of Disarmament

in Apocalypse Management: Eisenhower and the Discourse of National Insecurity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758079
eISBN:
9780804768467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758079.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter elaborates the ironies of apocalypse management as they were apparent in the approach of President Dwight Eisenhower to disarmament. The fear of an apocalyptic surprise attack was one of ... More


To Kill a Nation

Edward Kaplan

in To Kill Nations: American Strategy in the Air-Atomic Age and the Rise of Mutually Assured Destruction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452482
eISBN:
9780801455506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452482.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the interaction of national policy under the Eisenhower administration with the new nuclear reality, in plans for nuclear war and through real world crises. During the 1950s, ... More


Th e Post Facto State

Peter Baldwin

in The Narcissism of Minor Differences: How Europe and America are Alike

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195391206
eISBN:
9780197562741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195391206.003.0019
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

Some Critics Of America turn out to be bean counters. They admit that the American outcomes in certain fields are comparable to what is found in Europe, only to point ... More


A Meeting of the Twain?

Peter Baldwin

in The Narcissism of Minor Differences: How Europe and America are Alike

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195391206
eISBN:
9780197562741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195391206.003.0017
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

So Where Does This Leave Us? There are, of course, differences between America and Europe. But in almost all cases, they are no greater, and oft en smaller, than the ... More


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