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Where Do Rules Come From? The Creation of the European Central Bank

Kathleen R. Mcnamara

in The Institutionalization of Europe

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199247967
eISBN:
9780191601088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924796X.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

An analysis is presented of the creation and development of rules governing the organizational form and the policy content of the European Central Bank (ECB). The establishment of the ECB and the ... More


Winning Hearts and Minds

David French

in The British Way in Counter-Insurgency, 1945-1967

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199587964
eISBN:
9780191731365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587964.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

Coercion was the mainstay of British counter-insurgency operations, and it was never welcomed by the people who experienced them. Conciliation, whether it took the form of a deliberate policy of ... More


Sovereign Equality and Moral Disagreement

Brad R. Roth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195342666
eISBN:
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342666.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The United Nations system's foundational principle of sovereign equality reflects persistent disagreement within its membership as to what constitutes a legitimate and just internal public order. ... More


Epilogue

R. R. Davies

in The Age of Conquest: Wales 1063-1415

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208785
eISBN:
9780191678141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208785.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

By 1415, Wales had been conquered, finally and irreversibly. The story of that conquest dominated the history of the country for the 350 years covered by this book. What was surprising was that ... More


The Devil's Chain: Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland

Keely Stauter-Halsted

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454196
eISBN:
9781501701665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454196.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the half-century before Poland's long-awaited political independence in 1918, anxiety surrounded the country's burgeoning sex industry. This is the first book to examine the world of commercial ... More


The Material Basis of the Constitution

Roberto Gargarella

in Latin American Constitutionalism, 1810-2010: The Engine Room of the Constitution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199937967
eISBN:
9780199345878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937967.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

The third chapter refers to the material basis of the Constitution. In this respect, it explores one particular characteristic of early constitutional discussions in the region during the “founding ... More


Confronting Impunity

in Making Law Matter: Environmental Protection and Legal Institutions in Brazil

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758239
eISBN:
9780804783101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758239.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyzes the communicative impact of Brazilian prosecutorial enforcement. The first part sets forth the civil and criminal enforcement powers held by Brazilian prosecutors. The second ... More


Conclusion

Simon Payling

in Political Society in Lancastrian England: The Greater Gentry of Nottinghamshire

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202097
eISBN:
9780191675140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202097.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Political History

This study has emphasized the political independence and influence of a small elite of early fifteenth-century Nottinghamshire gentry families distinguished from their gentry neighbours by wealth and ... More


The West as Surrogate Shangri-La: Rock and Roll and Rangzen as Style and Ideology

Keila Diehl

in Echoes from Dharamsala: Music in the Life of a Tibetan Refugee Community

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230439
eISBN:
9780520936003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230439.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter analyzes the Tibetan refugee dreams of political independence or autonomy for the homeland. It discusses the idealized romance with the West engaged in by young Tibetan refugees facing ... More


National Self-Determination

JOSEPH RAZ

in Ethics in the Public Domain: Essays in the Morality of Law and Politics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260691
eISBN:
9780191682148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260691.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter deals with the moral justification of the case for national self-determination. It subject lies within the morality of international relations rather than within international law and ... More


Facing Diversity: The Case of Epistemic Abstinence

JOSEPH RAZ

in Ethics in the Public Domain: Essays in the Morality of Law and Politics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260691
eISBN:
9780191682148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260691.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the contemporary philosophical responses of John Rawls and Thomas Nagel to the diversity of opinions, customs, and ideologies prevalent in society. Their responses differ in ... More


The 1950s: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination

Vibert C. Cambridge

in Musical Life in Guyana: History and Politics of Controlling Creativity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628460117
eISBN:
9781626746480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460117.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores how the governors of British Guiana during the 1950s had to navigate several significant international and domestic realities. They had to implement imperial policies related to ... More


E Pluribus Unum

Juliet Johnson

in Priests of Prosperity: How Central Bankers Transformed the Postcommunist World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700224
eISBN:
9781501703751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700224.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explains why and how central bankers in the advanced industrial democracies formed a cohesive community advocating price stability and political independence in the 1990s. This community ... More


Liberalism, Scepticism, and Democracy

JOSEPH RAZ

in Ethics in the Public Domain: Essays in the Morality of Law and Politics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260691
eISBN:
9780191682148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260691.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter considers liberalism, scepticism, and democracy. It starts by criticizing the view that moral scepticism or moral fallibility provides an important moral foundation for respecting ... More


Power, Freedom, and Political Independence in Jewish Thought

Ehud Luz

in Wrestling with an Angel: Power, Morality, and Jewish Identity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092936
eISBN:
9780300129298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092936.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the concept of freedom, power, and political independence in Jewish thought. It explains that the primary meaning of liberty for late-first-century Jews was a political one and ... More


The Covenant of the League of Nations

Ian Brownlie

in International Law and the Use of Force by States

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198251583
eISBN:
9780191681332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198251583.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter is concerned with the Covenant of the League of Nations and the particular forms assumed by restrictions on resort to force which appeared in that instrument. The Covenant was ... More


The Rise of the Fourth Estate: How Newspapers Became Informative and Why It Mattered

Matthew Gentzkow, Edward L. Glaeser, and Claudia Goldin (eds)

in Corruption and Reform: Lessons from America's Economic History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226299570
eISBN:
9780226299594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226299594.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter investigates the history of how newspapers became informative in relation to the issue of corruption in the U.S. It discusses the evolution of media bias using three types of evidence ... More


Voice of Equality

Nikki M. Taylor

in America's First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813140773
eISBN:
9780813141428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140773.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Five, “Voice of Equality,” examines Clark’s political career between 1865 and 1873. Although initially very loyal to the Republican Party, Clark grew increasingly disillusioned because he ... More


Negrowump

Shawn Leigh Alexander

in T. Thomas Fortune, the Afro-American Agitator: A Collection of Writings, 1880-1928

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032320
eISBN:
9780813039084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032320.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents Fortune's address for the twenty-third anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, where he took the opportunity to continue his push for independence in politics and for his ... More


The Right to Self-Determination of Religious Communities

Johan D. Van Der Vyver

in Religion and Human Rights: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199733453
eISBN:
9780190258269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733453.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the right of religious communities to self-determination. It first outlines historical perspectives on the right to self-determination before turning to a discussion of the ... More


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