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Somoza and Roosevelt: Good Neighbour Diplomacy in Nicaragua, 1933-1945

Andrew Crawley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199212651
eISBN:
9780191707315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212651.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Franklin Roosevelt's good neighbour policy, coming in the wake of decades of U.S. intervention in Central America, and following a lengthy U.S. military occupation of Nicaragua, marked a significant ... More


Assessing the Statist Ideal

Laura Valentini

in Justice in a Globalized World: A Normative Framework

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199593859
eISBN:
9780191731457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593859.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the complaint that the statist ideal is excessively biased in favour of the status quo and argues that this critique is only partly successful. While the statists’ (especially ... More


The Content of Justice: Freedom and Equality

Laura Valentini

in Justice in a Globalized World: A Normative Framework

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199593859
eISBN:
9780191731457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593859.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses how to move from a general concern with the justification of coercion to particular substantive principles of justice. It argues that a social system is just only so long as it ... More


The English Causatives: Causation and Interpersonal Relations

Anna Wierzbicka

in English: Meaning and Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195174748
eISBN:
9780199788514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174748.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

While it is generally agreed that, metaphorically speaking, words are carriers of meaning, it is less widely recognized that grammatical categories of a language, too, encode meaning. But in fact ... More


Becoming Good Neighbours

ANDREW CRAWLEY

in Somoza and Roosevelt: Good Neighbour Diplomacy in Nicaragua, 1933-1945

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199212651
eISBN:
9780191707315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212651.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The policy of good neighbour as expounded throughout the Americas, was to have a novel foundation. In Nicaragua, it took as its guiding principle the ideal of non-interference in domestic political ... More


Uses of Indicative Conditionals

Jonathan Bennett

in A Philosophical Guide to Conditionals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199258871
eISBN:
9780191597046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258872.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Discussion of the uses of indicative conditionals. Reasons for holding that when the antecedent is true, the conditional has the same truth value as the consequent. Conditionals as ... More


Africa

Ademola Abass

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the role of the African Union (AU) in implementing the responsibility to protect (RtoP) in Africa, especially the relation of Article 4(h) of its Act to the principles of “non ... More


Asia and the Pacific

Noel M. Morada

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the context and dynamics of promoting responsibility to protect (RtoP) in the Asia Pacific, focusing on China and Southeast Asia and the role of the Association of Southeast ... More


The Duty of Non-interference and Ownership

James Penner

in The Idea of Property in Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299264
eISBN:
9780191714313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299264.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The duty to respect property by not interfering with it should not involve the duty-ower in any personal dealings with the owner in order to respect his ownership. The duty of non-interference with ... More


ECOWAS and the Legitimacy Question: A Normative and Institutional Approach

Alhaji Sarjoh Bah

in Legitimating International Organizations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199672097
eISBN:
9780191756030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672097.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the legitimation efforts of ECOWAS from three perspectives: norms, institutions, and compliance. It highlights how military interventions by ECOWAS to address the civil wars in ... More


Discipline and favouritism

Neil Ferguson, Gillian Douglas, Nigel Lowe, Mervyn Murch, and Margaret Robinson

in Grandparenting in divorced families

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344984
eISBN:
9781447302452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344984.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter considers the issues of child discipline and favouritism and ‘the rules’ that apply to the relationship between grandparents and their grandchildren. It asks: 1) does the ‘norm of ... More


Conclusion

Alan Gamlen

in Human Geopolitics: States, Emigrants, and the Rise of Diaspora Institutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198833499
eISBN:
9780191871931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833499.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 11 summarizes the central argument of the book—that the global spread of diaspora institutions is now being driven by the accelerating evolution of a global migration regime, and is enabling ... More


Moral Desert of Punishment

K. E. Boxer

in Rethinking Responsibility

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199695324
eISBN:
9780191752216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695324.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 4 discusses the moral desert of punishment. After establishing the force of desert claims—that the claim ‘S deserves punishment’ signals a pro tanto ground for punishment, as Feinberg ... More


What Is Freedom?

Sharon R. Krause

in Freedom Beyond Sovereignty: Reconstructing Liberal Individualism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226234694
eISBN:
9780226234724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226234724.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

If agency is the affirmation of one’s subjective existence through concrete action in the world, political freedom is the set of interpersonal conditions that make this affirming action possible. To ... More


Plural Freedom

Sharon R. Krause

in Freedom Beyond Sovereignty: Reconstructing Liberal Individualism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226234694
eISBN:
9780226234724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226234724.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Most theories of freedom today are alike in being monist rather than pluralist in character. A pluralist view would recognize multiple forms of freedom that operate concurrently in the same domains ... More


Rights, Republicanism and Democracy

Richard Bellamy

in Republican Democracy: Liberty, Law and Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748643066
eISBN:
9780748689255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643066.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the role of law and rights for democracy in the context of republicanism. It considers the neo-republican defense of judicial review and its attempt to secure individual rights, ... More


Habits of Multilateralism

Alex J. Bellamy

in East Asia's Other Miracle: Explaining the Decline of Mass Atrocities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198777939
eISBN:
9780191823398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777939.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter shows how regional multilateralism contributed to the decline in mass atrocities. It proceeds in three main parts. First, it charts the rise of East Asian multilateralism and shows how ... More


Legacies of Empire, Failures of Will

Alex J. Bellamy

in The Responsibility to Protect: A Defense

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198704119
eISBN:
9780191773266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704119.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores why the international community has so often failed to protect people from genocide and mass atrocities. On the one hand, it shows that the colonial experience has made many ... More


Legal Duties of Diplomats Today

Sanderijn Duquet and Jan Wouters

in Diplomatic Law in a New Millennium

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198795940
eISBN:
9780191837128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795940.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

While scholarly discussion on diplomatic law tends to focus on privileges and immunities, the VCDR has also codified provisions on duties incumbent on individual diplomats—most notably in Article 41, ... More


ASEAN Cooperation Problems on Human Rights with Respect to Myanmar

Nehginpao Kipgen

in Myanmar: A Political History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199466306
eISBN:
9780199086955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466306.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

It looks at cooperation problems on human rights within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in which Myanmar is also a member. Though the original focus of ASEAN was primarily economic ... More


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