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Rebirth of the Palestinian National Movement

Yezid Sayigh

in Armed Struggle and the Search for State: The Palestinian National Movement, 1949-1993

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296430
eISBN:
9780191685224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296430.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Arab Nationalists Movement (ANM) and the Palestinian National Liberation Movement were the most influential of the many clandestine groups that emerged among the scattered Palestinian communities in ... More


Non-State Actors in Times of Armed Conflict

ANDREW CLAPHAM

in Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Actors

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288465
eISBN:
9780191707681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288465.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter distinguishes rebels, insurgents, belligerents, and national liberation movements, and explains the different sets of legal obligations that apply. It explores the ways in which rebels ... More


The Incorporation of Women in Rwandan Politics after 1994

Louise Umutoni-Bower

in Rwanda Since 1994: Stories of Change

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941992
eISBN:
9781789623611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941992.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Liberation struggle usually entails the active incorporation and participation of women. However, in the period following liberation after power is captured, we tend to see women excluded. Women are ... More


North Vietnamese Policy under the American Threat

Gareth Porter

in Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239487
eISBN:
9780520940406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239487.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reviews the role of the global and regional balance of power in the evolution of North Vietnam's strategy in the South from 1954–1965. It illustrates how North Vietnamese concern about ... More


War on Peace: Decolonization’s Challenge to the Global Politics of Peace

Petra Goedde

in The Politics of Peace: A Global Cold War History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780195370836
eISBN:
9780190936136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195370836.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The emergence of decolonization and national liberation movements in the Global South in the 1950s and 1960s exposed the limits of pacifism and nonviolent movement strategies. In a strange twist that ... More


Territory, War, and Nation-Building in the South Caucasus

Krista A. Goff

in Nested Nationalism: Making and Unmaking Nations in the Soviet Caucasus

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753275
eISBN:
9781501753299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753275.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter refers to how World War II and its aftermath were experienced in the Soviet Union and, particularly how geopolitical conflicts intersected with national consciousnesses, relations, and ... More


The Soviets and the Right to Self-Determination of the Colonized: Contradictions of Soviet Diplomacy and Foreign Policy in the Era of Decolonization

Bill Bowring

in The Battle for International Law: South-North Perspectives on the Decolonization Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198849636
eISBN:
9780191883927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849636.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter suggests that the right of people to self-determination is the ‘revolutionary kernel’ of post-Second World War international law, and which both reflected and energized the struggles of ... More


"Stability, in Whatever Guise"

Joel Gordon

in Nasser's Blessed Movement: Egypt's Free Officers and the July RevolutionWith a New Introduction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167782
eISBN:
9781617978180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167782.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the rhetoric of the March crisis as well as the ideals proferred and the programs espoused by both sides. In the wake of the March crisis, the Command Council of the Revolution ... More


Historical Development

Kubo Mačák

in Internationalized Armed Conflicts in International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198819868
eISBN:
9780191860126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819868.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the access to combatant status by members of non-state armed groups from a historical perspective. It demonstrates that practically since the time the distinction between ... More


The Myth of Palingenesis

Myroslav Shkandrij

in Ukrainian Nationalism: Politics, Ideology, and Literature, 1929-1956

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300206289
eISBN:
9780300210743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206289.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter describes the influence of palingenesis. Palingenesis was considered an “earthshaking change,” an “apocalyptic terror,” a “kinship with the past.” Writers employed all different kinds of ... More


The Politics of Peace: A Global Cold War History

Petra Goedde

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780195370836
eISBN:
9780190936136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195370836.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This study explores the emerging politics of peace, both as an ideal and as a pragmatic aspect of international relations during the early Cold War. By tracing the myriad ways in which a broad ... More


‘Communists’, the IRA and the Northern Ireland Crisis: Republican movement moves leftwards, housing and civil rights campaigns launched

John Mulqueen

in 'An Alien Ideology': Cold War Perceptions of the Irish Republican Left

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620641
eISBN:
9781789629453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620641.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

At the beginning of the 1960s, the Soviet Union decided to support national liberation movements to undermine the US and its allies worldwide. Concurrently, the IRA leadership began to emphasise ... More


Nationalist Politicians Squander State Building Opportunities while Fleecing Cocoa Exporters in Ghana, 1945–1966

Ryan Saylor

in State Building in Boom Times: Commodities and Coalitions in Latin America and Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199364954
eISBN:
9780199364978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364954.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Ghana missed state building opportunities during its postwar cocoa boom. Cocoa producers in Ghana’s cocoa heartland, Asante, were progressively marginalized by the British during decolonization, in ... More


Determining New Selves: Mohammed Bedjaoui on Algeria, Western Sahara, and Post-Classical International Law

Umut Özsu

in The Battle for International Law: South-North Perspectives on the Decolonization Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198849636
eISBN:
9780191883927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849636.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

As one of the most significant international lawyers to emerge from the third world, Mohammed Bedjaoui is a towering figure—prolific as a scholar, active as a diplomat, and influential as a judge. ... More


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