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The Empire Trap in the Twenty-first Century

Noel Maurer

in The Empire Trap: The Rise and Fall of U.S. Intervention to Protect American Property Overseas, 1893-2013

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155821
eISBN:
9781400846603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155821.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter reviews the patterns of U.S. government intervention on behalf of its citizens' overseas property rights over the course of the twentieth century. The point of departure was the ... More


What is to be Done?

Jagdish Bhagwati

in India in Transition: Freeing the Economy

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288473
eISBN:
9780191684609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288473.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the reforms that had to be undertaken in the Indian economy, mainly in the country's microeconomic framework, requiring ‘structural’ reforms that would free the economy and ... More


Pathways of Political Constraint

Dino P. Christenson and Douglas L. Kriner

in The Myth of the Imperial Presidency: How Public Opinion Checks the Unilateral Executive

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226704227
eISBN:
9780226704531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226704531.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Through a series of case studies, this chapter explores how public opinion and anticipated political costs more generally factor into presidents’ strategic calculus when contemplating unilateral ... More


A Popular Check on Unilateralism

Dino P. Christenson, Douglas L. Kriner, Dino P. Christenson, and Douglas L. Kriner

in The Myth of the Imperial Presidency: How Public Opinion Checks the Unilateral Executive

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226704227
eISBN:
9780226704531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226704531.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

But are presidents actually constrained by public opinion when contemplating unilateral action? This chapter outlines in greater detail our theory of anticipated reactions and marshals three strands ... More


Circuit Culture: Ethnographic Reflections on Inequality, Sexuality, and Life on the Gay Party Circuit

Christopher Carrington

in Sexual Inequalities and Social Justice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520246140
eISBN:
9780520939141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246140.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Circuits refer to an annual, multiple day long event that draws party enthusiasts, domestic and international, every year. Elements such as signature types of music, emission of a collective energy, ... More


An Imperial Presidency?

Dino P. Christenson and Douglas L. Kriner

in The Myth of the Imperial Presidency: How Public Opinion Checks the Unilateral Executive

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226704227
eISBN:
9780226704531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226704531.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents a puzzle: while the Constitution entrusts Congress and the courts with ample formal powers to check presidential unilateralism, in practice institutional barriers all but ... More


The Myth of the Imperial Presidency: How Public Opinion Checks the Unilateral Executive

Dino P. Christenson and Douglas L. Kriner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226704227
eISBN:
9780226704531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226704531.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

For almost fifty years, astute political observers have warned of the emergence of an “imperial presidency” that threatens the very fabric of our constitutional system of checks and balances. Central ... More


Survival and Coercion Failure

Phil Haun

in Coercion, Survival, and War: Why Weak States Resist the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804792837
eISBN:
9780804795074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792837.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter considers why powerful states issue high level demands of weak states. Given a high probability of victory a powerful challenger must expect high level concessions to prefer coercion to ... More


The International Political Costs of the Iraq War

Thomas G. Weiss (ed.)

in Balance Sheet: The Iraq War and U.S. National Security

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760133
eISBN:
9780804772044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760133.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the impact of the Iraq War on the international standing of the United States. It explains that the international political costs of the war are inextricably bound up with the ... More


To Delegate or Not to Delegate: The Advantages and Limits of Micro-Institutions

Christine Léon de Mariz, Claude Ménard, and Bernard Abeillé

in Public Procurement Reforms in Africa: Challenges in Institutions and Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198714910
eISBN:
9780191783098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714910.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Micro-institutions have an ambiguous status. On the one hand, they are part of the executive branch and are responsible for overseeing public procurement. On the other hand, they often enjoy a ... More


Conclusions: From the Past to the Future of Fiscal Squeeze

Christopher Hood and Rozana Himaz

in A Century of Fiscal Squeeze Politics: 100 Years of Austerity, Politics, and Bureaucracy in Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198779612
eISBN:
9780191824661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779612.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This concluding chapter (a) compares all the episodes of fiscal squeeze in the UK over a century in terms of loss imposition, political costs to incumbents in pursuing fiscal squeeze, and the degree ... More


Setting the Scene: The Politics of Austerity and Fiscal Squeeze

Christopher Hood and Rozana Himaz

in A Century of Fiscal Squeeze Politics: 100 Years of Austerity, Politics, and Bureaucracy in Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198779612
eISBN:
9780191824661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779612.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses and defines fiscal squeeze, explains why fiscal squeeze and austerity is important and intriguing, sets out a way to identify, classify, and measure fiscal squeezes, and shows ... More


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