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The Commitment to Justice

Allen Buchanan

in Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Begins the task of laying the foundations for a justice‐based theory of international law, and presents three main arguments. The first argument is that justice should be a primary moral goal of the ... More


Redefining the National Interest

Joseph S. Nye

in The Paradox of American Power: Why the World's Only Superpower Can't Go It Alone

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195161106
eISBN:
9780199871087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161106.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The issues raised in the foregoing chapters demonstrate the importance, insufficiently appreciated by the current administration of President George. W. Bush, of defining the U.S. national interest ... More


America's Identity, Democracy Promotion and National Interests: Beyond Realism, Beyond Idealism

Henry R. Nau

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:
10.1093/0199240973.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What is the real influence of democracy on US foreign policy? This chapter argues that in order to assess this influence it is necessary to overcome the sharp dichotomy posed by realism and idealism. ... More


Has Government by Committee Lost the Public's Confidence?

William Wallace

in Elitism, Populism, and European Politics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280354
eISBN:
9780191599422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280351.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The European Communities were built around a series of committees. The central tension was between the Council of Ministers and its substructure of intergovernmental committees and the European ... More


The French Administration in Brussels

Anand Menon

in The National Co-ordination of EU Policy: The European Level

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199248056
eISBN:
9780191601545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248052.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

France has traditionally aspired to play a leading role in shaping the development of European integration, and implicit in this approach has been a vision of integration as a process within which ... More


Taking Consequences Seriously: Objections to Humanitarian Intervention

Jennifer M. Welsh

in Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Outlines and evaluates the political, legal, and ethical objections to humanitarian intervention. In so doing, it questions not only whether the doctrine of ‘sovereignty as responsibility’ has taken ... More


Civil and Political Justice

Simon Caney

in Justice Beyond Borders: A Global Political Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198293507
eISBN:
9780191602337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829350X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Having argued, in Ch. 2, that there are universal moral values, the next logical step is to ask what these universal moral values are; this question is pursued in Chs 3 and 4, which consider ... More


America's Liberal Grand Strategy: Democracy and National Security in the Post‐War Era

G. John Ikenberry

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:
10.1093/0199240973.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Analyses democracy promotion as part of America's ‘liberal grand strategy’, i.e. the notion that the US is better able to pursue its interests, reduce security threats, and foster a stable political ... More


Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Allen Buchanan

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book articulates a systematic vision of an international legal system grounded in the commitment to justice for all persons. It provides a probing exploration of the moral issues involved in ... More


The European Union, the Political Class, and the People

Vernon Bogdanor

in Elitism, Populism, and European Politics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280354
eISBN:
9780191599422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280351.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

General goodwill and opinion poll enthusiasm for the European Union, which are decreasing, have not translated into support in referendums or high turnouts in European elections that are not ... More


An Intervener's Humanitarian Credentials: Motives, Intentions, and Outcomes

James Pattison

in Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility To Protect: Who Should Intervene?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199561049
eISBN:
9780191722318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561049.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the claim that an intervener's humanitarian credentials—its reason for intervening—are an important determinant of its legitimacy. It distinguishes between three sorts of ... More


International Relations and National Interest

Ulrich Krotz

in Flying Tiger: International Relations Theory and the Politics of Advanced Weapons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199759934
eISBN:
9780199897193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759934.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, European Union

This chapter develops a constructivist-institutionalist model of national interest formation and foreign policy formulation. Focusing on variable constellations between the logic of ... More


Bulgaria and Macedonia: Voluntary Dependence on External Actors

Kyril Drezov

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

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244096
eISBN:
9780191600371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924409X.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The main hypothesis of the chapter is that historically both Bulgaria and Macedonia have tended to adapt to an externally determined environment by opting for self‐limiting behaviour. This kind of ... More


Triage

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

in Making Human Rights a Reality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155357
eISBN:
9781400846283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155357.003.0011
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter advocates a process called “triage” for resource allocation that requires investing more heavily in areas where the evidence indicates that human rights promotion is most likely to work. ... More


Political Institutionalization, Social Construction, and Physical Reality

Ulrich Krotz

in Flying Tiger: International Relations Theory and the Politics of Advanced Weapons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199759934
eISBN:
9780199897193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759934.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, European Union

This chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to bring together distinct general theoretical views on how the world works, focusing on a particular kind of French-German security and ... More


Introduction

Richard Caplan

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories: Rule and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199263455
eISBN:
9780191602726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263450.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

introduces the term ‘international administration’ and distinguishes it from peacekeeping, state- and nation-building, and military occupation. Also discusses the political and strategic context out ... More


Trade and the National Interest

Bob Harris

in Politics and the Nation: Britain in the Mid-Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246939
eISBN:
9780191714566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246939.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on schemes to promote British commercial power and in particular to match efforts being made in France and elsewhere on the continent to strengthen their trading and economic ... More


Conclusion: Realizing Legitimate Humanitarian Intervention

James Pattison

in Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility To Protect: Who Should Intervene?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199561049
eISBN:
9780191722318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561049.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers how we can achieve legitimate humanitarian intervention in the future. The challenges are threefold. First, there are too many occasions when humanitarian intervention should ... More


Introduction

Lawrence Davidson

in Foreign Policy, Inc.: Privatizing America's National Interest

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125244
eISBN:
9780813135021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125244.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book aims to find an explanation for the seeming lack of interest among average Americans in the country's foreign policies and ventures, which usually require vast amount of resources but, as ... More


Findings, Conclusions, Implications

Ulrich Krotz

in Flying Tiger: International Relations Theory and the Politics of Advanced Weapons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199759934
eISBN:
9780199897193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759934.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, European Union

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some concluding thoughts. Frequently highly charged with meaning and value, the historical and political processes of Franco-German ... More


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