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Practical Politics

Antony Black

in The West and Islam: Religion and Political Thought in World History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199533206
eISBN:
9780191714498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533206.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Muslim Advices-to-Kings took into account Realpolitik in a way that European political writings did not, until Machiavelli. They were handbooks of political management and social psychology with a ... More


China

Antony Black

in A World History of Ancient Political Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199281695
eISBN:
9780191713101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281695.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The theory of the Mandate of Heaven implied a single monarch who, as Son of Heaven, rules for the benefit of the people. His mandate depends upon his virtue. Confucius taught that the well-being of ... More


Governance, Order, and the International Criminal Court: Between Realpolitik and a Cosmopolitan Court

Steven C. Roach (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546732
eISBN:
9780191720406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546732.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, International Relations and Politics

Since entering into force in July 2002, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has emerged as one of the most intriguing models of global governance. This book investigates the challenges facing the ... More


Embedded Realpolitik? Reevaluating United States' Opposition to the International Criminal Court

Charles A. Smith and Heather M. Smith

in Governance, Order, and the International Criminal Court: Between Realpolitik and a Cosmopolitan Court

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546732
eISBN:
9780191720406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546732.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, International Relations and Politics

The United States, in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, sought to disengage actively from the International Criminal Court (ICC). In many ways, the new, post 9/11 realpolitik-based strategy can be ... More


Four Cosmopolitan Projects: The International Criminal Court in Context 1

Antonio Franceschet

in Governance, Order, and the International Criminal Court: Between Realpolitik and a Cosmopolitan Court

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546732
eISBN:
9780191720406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546732.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter develops a conceptual typology of four distinct cosmopolitan political projects that have influenced international law: control, order, governance, and citizenship. It argues that ... More


Elites of Europe and the Europe of elites: a conclusion

Heinrich Best

in The Europe of Elites: A Study into the Europeanness of Europe's Political and Economic Elites

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602315
eISBN:
9780191738951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602315.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents a synopsis of the main results of the ‘Europe of Elites’. These strongly support the elitist character of European integration while challenging the idea of a coherent ... More


Ethics and Realpolitik in the National Policy, 1847–1849

Erica Benner

in Really Existing Nationalisms: A Post-Communist View from Marx and Engels

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279594
eISBN:
9780191598791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279590.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The relationship between ethical principles and cold, strategic Realpolitik in Marx and Engels’ national policy has been much disputed. This chapter reconstructs the ethical thinking behind their ... More


The Realpolitik of the Bourgeoisie and Redundancy of Liberalism

Geoff Eley

in The Peculiarities of German History: Bourgeois Society and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198730583
eISBN:
9780191694943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730583.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the realpolitik of the German bourgeoisie and argues for the redundancy of liberalism. It stresses the need to dissociate the idea of bourgeois revolution from the achievement ... More


“Worse Than in the Days of McCarthy”: Kissinger and the Marathon of 1976

Jussi Hanhimäki

in The Flawed Architect: Henry Kissinger and American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172218
eISBN:
9780199849994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172218.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Also known as the Halloween Massacre, on November 3, 1975, President Ford announced a number of changes within his cabinet which included Henry Kissinger's removal from his post as national security ... More


In Defense of All Houses of Worship?: Jihad in the Context of Interfaith Relations

Asma Afsaruddin

in Just Wars, Holy Wars, and Jihads: Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Encounters and Exchanges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199755042
eISBN:
9780199950508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755042.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter is a comparative study of early and late exegeses of Qur’an 22:39-40 and of the specific historical circumstances in which they were generated. The focus is on what this changing ... More


Pakistan: Countering terrorism in Pakistan: Challenges, conundrum and resolution

Muhammad Feyyaz

in Non-Western responses to terrorism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526105813
eISBN:
9781526135988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105813.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Pakistan has achieved significant success in countering terrorism without however, defeating it. The violence thus persists. Not only the countervailing policies have lacked a coherent vision ... More


George W. Bush and the US Congress

Robert Singh

in Assessing the George W. Bush Presidency: A Tale of Two Terms

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627400
eISBN:
9780748671946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627400.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

During the 2000 presidential election campaign, George W. Bush had promised to be a ‘uniter, not a divider’. With a bare majority of Republicans in Congress, Bush was widely expected to deliver on ... More


Epilogue

Timothy Shanahan

in The Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Morality of Terrorism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635290
eISBN:
9780748652884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635290.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the morality of terrorism and counter-terrorism, and evaluates related republican claims about the Provisional IRA's armed struggle. The ‘total pacifist’ claims that violence is ... More


The War of Rights: Just War—Jus ad Bellum and Jus in Bello

Theodor Meron

in Henry's Wars and Shakespeare's Laws: Perspectives on the Law of War in the Later Middle Ages

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258117
eISBN:
9780191681790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258117.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Although the conflict evident in the Hundred Years War between France and England may have been related to the Realpolitik aspirations of both parties, the conflict fundamentally involved a dispute ... 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


Transitology, Realpolitik—and Todo lo Contrario: Old and New Futures in U.S.-Cuban Relations

Rafael M. Hernández and Lyse Hébert

in Fifty Years of Revolution: Perspectives on Cuba, the United States, and the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813040233
eISBN:
9780813043852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040233.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In the 1970s and 1980s, academic research on Cuba's cold war foreign policy, and Cuban studies in general, moved beyond the paradigms that had prevailed in the 1960s and developed more elaborate and ... More


A Mixed Record

Johannes Kadura

in The War after the War: The Struggle for Credibility during America's Exit from Vietnam

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453960
eISBN:
9781501703799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453960.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter argues that although Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger, and Gerald Rudolph Ford shared many of George Fros Kennan's beliefs as practitioners of realpolitik—emphasis on the ... More


Standing Up for the Truth, 1938–39

James Mace Ward

in Priest, Politician, Collaborator: Jozef Tiso and the Making of Fascist Slovakia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449888
eISBN:
9780801468131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449888.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses Tiso's radical leadership of Slovakia from 1938–39. Never an inspired foreign-policy thinker, he let Realpolitik lead him into dependence on Nazi Germany. At first, no other ... More


Domestic Coalition Shifts in War Termination

in Paths to Peace: Domestic Coalition Shifts, War Termination and the Korean War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762694
eISBN:
9780804772372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762694.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter outlines the existing literature about war termination. It demonstrates that there is a causal connection between the difficulty of ending wars and the fact that they are started and ... More


Friedrich Schlegel’s Concert of Europe

Paul Hamilton

in Realpoetik: European Romanticism and Literary Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686179
eISBN:
9780191766107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686179.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Schlegel’s project of the journal Europa is compared to Staël’s De l’Allemagne and their similar construction of a European counter-image to Napoleon’s conquered territories. Schlegel’s expansion of ... More


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