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Afghanistan and Burma: The Two Dominant Producers

Letizia Paoli, Victoria A. Greenfield, and Peter Reuter

in The World Heroin Market: Can Supply Be Cut?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195322996
eISBN:
9780199944194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322996.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines heroin production in Afghanistan and Burma. It explains that these two countries jointly have been responsible for 70% to 95% of the world's opium supply. It investigates why ... More


Unheard Voices of Dissent

Avi Max Spiegel

in Young Islam: The New Politics of Religion in Morocco and the Arab World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159843
eISBN:
9781400866434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159843.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter explores how young Islamists relate to the authority of the state. The dawn of the twenty-first century brought new opportunities for Islamist activists, especially ones from illegal ... More


Growing Nightlife Scenes

Richard E. Ocejo

in Upscaling Downtown: From Bowery Saloons to Cocktail Bars in New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155166
eISBN:
9781400852635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155166.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the role of the local government in influencing economic development and diminishing civic power in city neighborhoods. It begins with an episode from a public forum on ... More


Citizens, Groups, and the State

Jonathan Laurence

in The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims: The State's Role in Minority Integration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144214
eISBN:
9781400840373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144214.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter places European governments' relationships with contemporary Muslim communities into historical and theoretical context, by reviewing earlier encounters with new categories of citizens ... More


Charles Francis Adams Jr. and Bureaucracy

Samuel DeCanio

in Democracy and the Origins of the American Regulatory State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300198782
eISBN:
9780300216318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198782.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines why a commission such as the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) was created to regulate the railroads by focusing on the views of railroad expert Charles Francis Adams Jr. It ... More


Introduction

Samuel DeCanio

in Democracy and the Origins of the American Regulatory State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300198782
eISBN:
9780300216318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198782.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book examines the regulatory state, a specific type of state authority that initially emerged in the late nineteenth century, and its ramifications for American politics. In particular, it ... More


Liberalism and Liberty

J. P. Parry

in Liberty and Authority in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199271337
eISBN:
9780191699511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271337.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter is divided into three sections. The first two discuss some of the main uses of liberty in Liberal political discourse between the First and Second, and Second and Third, Reform Acts, ... More


The Limits of Local Democracy

Richard E. Ocejo

in Upscaling Downtown: From Bowery Saloons to Cocktail Bars in New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155166
eISBN:
9781400852635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155166.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the limitations of local participatory democracy, focusing on how the competing definitions of community and conflicting understandings of the appropriate use of the ... More


Annuit Cœptis: Recognition, Authority, and Law

Spencer Dew

in The Aliites: Race and Law in the Religions of Noble Drew Ali

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226647968
eISBN:
9780226648156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648156.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines Aliite engagement with recognized sources of state authority and the ways Aliites court favor by claiming—and offering evidence of—past recognition by the state, from the ... More


Between Privilege and Property

Fei-Hsien Wang

in Pirates and Publishers: A Social History of Copyright in Modern China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691171821
eISBN:
9780691195414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171821.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter illustrates how the Qing officials mainly understood banquan/copyright as a privilege granted exclusively by the state to reward publishers or authors for their outstanding works rather ... More


Al‐Jazeerah and the Internet as Sites of Democratic Struggle

Larbi Sadiki

in Rethinking Arab Democratization: Elections without Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562985
eISBN:
9780191721182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562985.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

What role do al-Jazeerah and the Internet play in strengthening ‘Arab opinion’ and democratic struggles in the Arab World? This chapter attempts to answer this question by placing emphasis, as in the ... More


Recasting Bourgeois Europe: Stabilization in France, Germany, and Italy in the Decade after World War I

Charles S. Maier

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691169798
eISBN:
9781400873708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169798.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author, one of the most prominent contemporary scholars of European history, published this, his first book, in 1975. Based on extensive archival research, the book examines how European ... More


Sovereignty, RIP

Don Herzog

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300247725
eISBN:
9780300252873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300247725.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Social order requires a sovereign: an actor with unlimited, undivided, and unaccountable authority. Or so the classic theory says. But without noticing, we've gutted the theory. Constitutionalism ... More


Negotiating Legitimacy through the Law

Leslie Peirce

in Morality Tales: Law and Gender in the Ottoman Court of Aintab

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228900
eISBN:
9780520926974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228900.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the role of the court in the dialogue between the local and the imperial that shaped Aintab's entry into a vast empire. It explains that the presence of the court allowed people ... More


The Independence of the Judiciary as a Democratic Construct

Hesham El-Bastawissy

in Judges and Political Reform in Egypt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774162015
eISBN:
9781617970993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162015.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In any country, the independence of the judiciary as a state institution and the autonomy of judges in their individual capacity are profoundly related to the state of democracy. Neither of them ... More


Shared Sovereignty? Minority Claims and the Effectiveness of State Authority

Wolf Mannens

in State, Sovereignty, and International Governance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199245383
eISBN:
9780191697456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245383.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes the possible influences of minority claims on one of the constituent elements of the concept of state sovereignty, namely the effectiveness of state authority over the ... More


Monks Are Men Too: Domesticating Monastic Subjects

Charlene E. Makley

in The Violence of Liberation: Gender and Tibetan Buddhist Revival in Post-Mao China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250598
eISBN:
9780520940536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250598.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter ends the study of the basic roles of sex and gender in the recontextualization process of national incorporation in the Sino-Tibetan frontier zone. It considers the unstable nature of ... More


Separatism and Autonomism

Benjamin Thomas White

in The Emergence of Minorities in the Middle East: The Politics of Community in French Mandate Syria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641871
eISBN:
9780748653287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641871.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Separatist mobilisations are commonly feared in new nation-states of the inter-war world and are commonly associated with minorities. Political mobilisations among minority populations are often ... More


The Border and the Kurds

Benjamin Thomas White

in The Emergence of Minorities in the Middle East: The Politics of Community in French Mandate Syria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641871
eISBN:
9780748653287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641871.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines how borders define minorities (and a majority), and how borders are related to state authority and ‘identity’. It serves as a continuation of the analysis of the relationship ... More


Aboriginal Societies and International Law: A History of Sovereignty, Status, and Land

P.G. McHUGH

in Aboriginal Societies and the Common Law: A History of Sovereignty, Status, and Self-Determination

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198252481
eISBN:
9780191710438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252481.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History

This chapter shows how, after World War II, international and municipal legal systems transformed into a more complex and juridified conception where law increasingly modified and curbed the exercise ... More


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