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Left Behind:: Understanding State Fragility

Patrick Stewart

in Weak Links: Fragile States, Global Threats, and International Security

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751501
eISBN:
9780199895366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751501.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins by considering the origins and motivations of contemporary concern with state weakness (or fragility), and the analytical shortcomings of current paradigms. It then provides ... More


Energy Security in the Twenty-First Century

Barry Barton, Catherine Redgwell, Anita Rønne, and Donald N. Zillman

in Energy Security: Managing Risk in a Dynamic Legal and Regulatory Environment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271610
eISBN:
9780191709289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271610.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter underlines one of the exacerbating factors in energy security, which is complex systems of supply. It discusses that energy security in the supply of electricity, and natural gas ... More


Critique of Appeals to Self-Defense and Physical Security

David DeGrazia and Lester H. Hunt

in Debating Gun Control

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190251253
eISBN:
9780190629465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251253.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Possibly the strongest argument for a right to private gun ownership is the Argument from Physical Security (APS). APS assumes that we have rights to physical security and to prevent this basic right ... More


The Goals of Security and Justice

in The Foreign Policy Disconnect: What Americans Want from Our Leaders but Don't Get

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226644615
eISBN:
9780226644592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226644592.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses some of the most important foreign policy attitudes and beliefs that Americans hold, especially the goals they embrace and how those goals have changed over time, the ... More


The Case for a System of International Legal Human Rights

Allen Buchanan

in The Heart of Human Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199325382
eISBN:
9780199369300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325382.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter undertakes the first two justificatory tasks: making a complex moral case for having a system of international legal human rights similar to the one that exists and making headway on the ... More


Enabling Charismatic Leadership in Times of Terror Threat

in Democracy at Risk: How Terrorist Threats Affect the Public

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520544
eISBN:
9780226520568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520568.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Few presidents have presided over as many crises as Ronald Reagan, dubbed the “Teflon president” owing to his ability to deflect criticism, negative evaluations, and even scandals. As the case of ... More


Interim Measures for the Protection of Human Rights*

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0040
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter comments on the scope offered by interim measures for the protection of human rights. A brief chronological survey of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) cases reveals how the law ... More


Testing Some Implications of Affective Intelligence Theory at the Aggregate Level

Peter F. Nardulli and James H. Kuklinski

in The Affect Effect: Dynamics of Emotion in Political Thinking and Behavior

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226574417
eISBN:
9780226574431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226574431.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter investigates the electoral politics of the past thirty years to see how political dynamics have been moved by threats to economic prosperity, individual safety, and collective physical ... More


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