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Janus‐faced Structure of the Security Council: Open System and Closed Shop

Jochen Prantl

in The UN Security Council and Informal Groups of States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199287680
eISBN:
9780191603723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287686.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the institutional setting of the United Nations. The underlying assumption is that the Security Council can best be described as a Janus-faced structure of both an open system ... More


Special Identities in Cuba’s Special Period: Race, Region, and Revitalization

Andrea J. Queeley

John M. Kirk (ed.)

in Rescuing Our Roots: The African Anglo-Caribbean Diaspora in Contemporary Cuba

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061092
eISBN:
9780813051376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061092.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Though the field research upon which this book is based was conducted after the Special Period, the author marshals ethnographic description in chapter 3 to illustrate the ways in which the economic ... More


More allies, more influence? The Atlantic Arc and transEuropean networks

Angela K. Bourne

in The European Union and the Accommodation of Basque Difference in Spain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067501
eISBN:
9781781701348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067501.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses the Basque government campaign that promoted a high-speed train (HST) project that linked Basque towns into European and Spanish transport networks. It first addresses several ... More


Popular Culture and the East Asian Region

Nissim Kadosh Otmazgin

in Regionalizing Culture: The Political Economy of Japanese Popular Culture in Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836948
eISBN:
9780824870911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836948.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the significance of popular culture to the regionalization process in East Asia. It first considers the main characteristics of the East Asian region and shows that East Asian ... More


Seeking Spatial Justice in Los Angeles

Edward W. Soja

in My Los Angeles: From Urban Restructuring to Regional Urbanization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281721
eISBN:
9780520957633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281721.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

A vital but often neglected part of the urban restructuring of Los Angeles has been a resurgent activism that has created some of the most innovative urban social movements in the country. The ... More


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