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Constructing a Supranational Constitution

Alec Stone Sweet

in The Judicial Construction of Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199275533
eISBN:
9780191602009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019927553X.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The evolution of the European Community (EC) towards a supranational constitution is charted by combining three different perspectives. First, an examination is made of the major features of the ... More


Widespread Engagement

Nicola Casarini

in Remaking Global Order: The Evolution of Europe-China Relations and its Implications for East Asia and the United States

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199560073
eISBN:
9780191721168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560073.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the policy of widespread engagement adopted by the two sides in the post‐Cold War era. It shows that since the mid‐1990s, the EU and its member states have adopted a firm policy ... More


Power and happiness: empirical social enquiry in Britain, from ‘political arithmetic’ to ‘moral statistics’

Joanna Innes

in Inferior Politics: Social Problems and Social Policies in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201526
eISBN:
9780191674914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201526.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter turns from general structures and processes to consider certain ancillaries to policy making. It charts the development of the British ‘culture of fact’, as that manifested itself in ... More


Regional Cultures and the Culture of the State

Claudio Lomnitz-Adler

in Exits from the Labyrinth: Culture and Ideology in the Mexican National Space

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077881
eISBN:
9780520912472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077881.003.0018
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter shows the implications of a spatial perspective for understanding the culture of the state, and demonstrates how the state articulates cultural regions in Mexico. It interprets the ... More


“You Will Not Be Able to Stay Home, [Sister]”

Joseph R. Fitzgerald

in The Struggle Is Eternal: Gloria Richardson and Black Liberation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176499
eISBN:
9780813176529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176499.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

The chapter starts by describing Gloria Richardson’s new life in New York City, but the story quickly moves back to Cambridge, Maryland. There, in the summer of 1967, she facilitated Black Power ... More


The Puzzling Persistence of Dual Federalism

Ernest A. Young

in Federalism and Subsidiarity: NOMOS LV

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479868858
eISBN:
9781479821303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479868858.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines two ways that account for the persistence of dual federalism. The first is the critics' belief that the Supreme Court is inclined to revive strict dual federalist limits on ... More


Departures

Mark Krasovic

in The Newark Frontier: Community Action in the Great Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226352794
eISBN:
9780226352824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226352824.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter tracks two national figures’ flirtation with and ultimate rejection of the politics of community action. As a pivotal figure in Newark’s ERAP project, Tom Hayden had been involved in the ... More


Oil, Iron, Mangoes, and Cash

William J. Norris

in Chinese Economic Statecraft: Commercial Actors, Grand Strategy, and State Control

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454493
eISBN:
9781501704031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454493.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book examines how China uses economics as a tool of national power in the twenty-first century. More specifically, it assesses the conditions under which China is more successful or less ... More


Heady Days

Christopher A. Ford

in China Looks at the West: Identity, Global Ambitions, and the Future of Sino-American Relations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813165400
eISBN:
9780813165424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165400.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at how Chinese attitudes and perceptions of the United States changed in 2008 due to the financial crisis, the election of Barack Obama, and the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. ... More


Psychological Notions of Power

Jonathan Garb

in The Chosen Will Become Herds: Studies in Twentieth-Century Kabbalah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123944
eISBN:
9780300155044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123944.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores the psychological perception of power by focusing on R. Yehuda Ha-Levi Leib Ashlag's circle. It explains that Ashlag assigned importance to the political dimension of power, ... More


Chinese Assessments of China’s Influence in Developing Asia

Michael A. Glosny

in Rising China's Influence in Developing Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198758518
eISBN:
9780191818417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758518.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a critical review and analysis of how contemporary Chinese analysts, scholars and policy-makers perceive and evaluate China’s international influence. It outlines the main goals ... More


Flights of Imagination: Air Balloons and National Ambitions

Susan Branson

in Scientific Americans: Invention, Technology, and National Identity

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760914
eISBN:
9781501760921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760914.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the link between air balloon technology and national ambitions—economic, political, and martial. Enthusiasm for the new technology brought large crowds to view launches, and ... More


Looking for Government in All the Wrong Places

Brian Balogh

in To Promote the General Welfare: The Case for Big Government

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199858538
eISBN:
9780190254537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199858538.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter lays out five patterns of governance that have prevailed since the founding of America. These are (i) resistance to a visible, centralized, national administration; (ii) support for a ... More


China and India in the Emerging Global Order: Lessons from ASEAN

Amitav Acharya

in East of India, South of China: Sino-Indian Encounters in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199461141
eISBN:
9780199088904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461141.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Asian Politics

Despite the hype of Asia rising, Asian powers are yet to meet the expectations of their contribution to global governance. The argument here is that Asian powers are largely of a status-quo rather ... More


Spectacularizing Japanese American Suspects: The Genealogy of the FBI’s Post–Pearl Harbor Raids

Emily Roxworthy

in The Spectacle of Japanese American Trauma: Racial Performativity and World War II

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832209
eISBN:
9780824869359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832209.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the FBI’s spectacular raids on Japanese communities in the wake of Pearl Harbor. The FBI spectacles anxiously asserted the duplicity of Japanese American suspects by attempting ... More


Some Alexander Hamilton, but Not So Much Hamilton, in the New Supreme Court

John Q. Barrett

in Hamilton and the Law: Reading Today's Most Contentious Legal Issues through the Hit Musical

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752216
eISBN:
9781501752230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752216.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines whether Lin Manuel Miranda's Hamilton: An American Musical will increase the impact of Hamiltonian thinking on and the deployment of Hamiltonian words by the Supreme Court ... More


Washoku, Far and Near: UNESCO, Gastrodiplomacy, and the Cultural Politics of Traditional Japanese Cuisine

Theodore C. Bestor

in Devouring Japan: Global Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190240400
eISBN:
9780190240448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190240400.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History, Cultural History

This chapter analyzes the politics of cultural heritage and gastrodiplomacy, or official efforts at “edible nation branding” designed to increase trade, tourism, and national soft power. It explains ... More


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