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Emergency Powers of International Organizations: Between Normalization and Containment

Christian Kreuder-Sonnen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198832935
eISBN:
9780191871337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832935.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores emergency politics of international organizations (IOs). It studies cases in which, based on justifications of exceptional necessity, IOs expand their authority, increase executive ... More


A Proportionality Theory of IO Emergency Powers

Christian Kreuder-Sonnen

in Emergency Powers of International Organizations: Between Normalization and Containment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198832935
eISBN:
9780191871337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832935.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 develops a proportionality theory of IO emergency powers to account for the variable outcomes of normalization (ratchets) and containment (rollbacks). It posits that IO exceptionalism ... More


Inertia: The Enduring Lincoln

in Abraham Lincoln in the Post-Heroic Era: History and Memory in Late Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226741888
eISBN:
9780226741901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226741901.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the “inertia” in the remembrance of Abraham Lincoln. Heartfelt admiration of Lincoln is now at a low point, but there is a floor below which it cannot fall, a limit inherent in ... More


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