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International Society and its Critics

Alex J. Bellamy (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265206
eISBN:
9780191601866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265208.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is a major new evaluation of the contribution of the influential English School to international relations theory. It focuses on all the key contemporary and international political issues, ... More


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


Diplomat

Derek Drinkwater

in Sir Harold Nicolson and International Relations: The Practitioner as Theorist

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199273850
eISBN:
9780191602344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273855.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Sir Harold Nicolson’s international thought, more specifically, his thinking on international order, diplomacy, a united Europe, world government, and global peace, was shaped by his upbringing in a ... More


Great Power Politics in the Age of Imperial Expansion, 1856–99

Dale C. Copeland

in Economic Interdependence and War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161587
eISBN:
9781400852703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161587.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the forty-five-year period after the Crimean War when great powers of all stripes fell into an intense competition for formal political control over third-party territories. The ... More


Power Politics in the Contemporary World: Lessons from the Scholarship of Stephen Krasner

Martha Finnemore and Judith Goldstein

in Back to Basics: State Power in a Contemporary World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199970087
eISBN:
9780199333295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970087.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

No theory gives state power a more central place than realism. Indeed, the term “power politics” is often synonymous with realism and realpolitik foreign policy, but making the concept of power ... More


What Comes of Nothing: Reification and the Plebeian in King Lear

Hugh Grady

in Shakespeare’s Universal Wolf: Studies in Early Modern Reification

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198130048
eISBN:
9780191671906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198130048.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

In the 1608 Quarto version of King Lear, there is an image of a rapacious, self-destructive animal, similar to the universal wolf of Troilus and ... More


The Ottomans: From Frontier Principality to Empire

Gábor Ágoston

in The Practice of Strategy: From Alexander the Great to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608638
eISBN:
9780191731754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608638.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

From its rise around 1300, and continuing from the mid‐fifteenth century until its demise during World War I, the Ottoman Empire was a crucial player in European and Asian power politics: first as a ... More


Using the Politics and Power Approach

Richard Hoefer

in Policy Creation and Evaluation: Understanding Welfare Reform in the United States

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735198
eISBN:
9780199918560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735198.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The Politics and Power Approach to understanding social policy creation is described and applied to the 1996 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Law. This approach focuses on who wins and ... More


The Nuclear Deal's Challenge to the Non-Proliferation Regime

Harsh V. Pant

in THE US-INDIA NUCLEAR PACT: Policy, Process, and Great Power Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073963
eISBN:
9780199080809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073963.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Negotiating the nuclear pact between India and the United States proved problematic because of the two competing imperatives of the latter's foreign policy: great power politics versus nuclear ... More


Georg Schwarzenberger (1908–1991) *

Stephanie Steinle

in Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Georg Schwarzenberger described himself as ‘European; born and bred in Germany, with British nationality and British loyalties’. His life was indeed characterised by the crossing of borders: he ... More


Justice

Laurie M. Johnson

in Thucydides, Hobbes, and the Interpretations of Realism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747809
eISBN:
9781501747823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747809.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter examines the difference between Thucydides and Hobbes on the issue of justice. The difference between what should be and what is reverberates in Thucydides' moral dramas. All the ... More


Politics, Power and Violence in Agamben

John Lechte and Saul Newman

in Agamben and the Politics of Human Rights: Statelessness, Images, Violence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748645725
eISBN:
9780748689163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645725.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

The task of this chapter is to clarify what we see as Agamben's understanding of politics, a question which is otherwise very opaque in his work. It is argued here that seeing Agamben as a political ... More


Triumph: Economic Integration, 1955–1957

Sebastian Rosato

in Europe United: Power Politics and the Making of the European Community

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449352
eISBN:
9780801460982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449352.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter is structured around four questions: Why did the Europeans not achieve economic integration in the late 1940s and early 1950s? Why did the Federal Republic of Germany welcome the Benelux ... More


Setback: Military Integration, 1950–1954

Sebastian Rosato

in Europe United: Power Politics and the Making of the European Community

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449352
eISBN:
9780801460982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449352.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter addresses the following questions: Why did the French agree to create a military community in 1952? Having signed the European Defense Community (EDC) treaty, why did they subsequently ... More


How Hegemonic Orders Unravel

Alexander Cooley and Daniel Nexon

in Exit from Hegemony: The Unraveling of the American Global Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190916473
eISBN:
9780190054557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916473.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter identifies three drivers of hegemonic unraveling and transformation in international orders: great-power contestation and alternative order building; how the dominant power’s loss of its ... More


Conclusion and the contemporary Rise of China

David M. Edelstein

in Over the Horizon: Time, Uncertainty, and the Rise of Great Powers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707568
eISBN:
9781501709449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707568.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The concluding chapter of the book begins by reviewing the argument and the evidence presented throughout the book. It then turns to a discussion of the theoretical and policy implications of the ... More


International Law Conditions for the Creation of States

JAMES CRAWFORD

in The Creation of States in International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199228423
eISBN:
9780191714375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228423.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The classical criteria for statehood (the so-called Montevideo criteria) were essentially based on the principle of effectiveness. The proposition that statehood is a question of fact derives strong ... More


Selling Soul: Black Music and Black Power in Memphis

Charles L. Hughes

in Country Soul: Making Music and Making Race in the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622439
eISBN:
9781469623245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622439.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the role of Memphis Sound as a both a symbol and an instrument of the Black Power Movement. It highlights Stax Records, who, under the leadership of Al Bell, amplified the ... More


Global Powers and the Rule of Law

Hans Köchler

in THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY YEARBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL LAW AND JURISPRUDENCE: Global Trends: Law, Policy & Justice Essays in Honour of Professor Giuliana Ziccardi Capaldo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199332304
eISBN:
9780190259815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199332304.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter first considers the internal contradiction in the system of international law which is exemplified in the politics of global powers. It then focuses on global powers—their politics, ... More


The End of a Dream

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0019
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter looks at the events that led to the collapse of the Khilafat movement. The first event was the cessation of mass civil disobedience by Gandhi, and the second was the stopping of the ... More


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