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 Introduction

Andrew T Guzman

in How International Law Works: A Rational Choice Theory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195305562
eISBN:
9780199867004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305562.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introduction motivates the central question of how international is able to influence state behavior despite the absence of a coercive enforcement mechanism. It also lays out some methodological ... More


The Political Economy of International Cooperation

Lisa L. Martin

in Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130522
eISBN:
9780199867363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130529.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Over the past 15 years, the field of international relations has produced a great deal of work on international cooperation and international institutions. This work has immediate relevance for ... More


The New Terrain of International Law: Courts, Politics, Rights

Karen J. Alter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154749
eISBN:
9781400848683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154749.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In 1989, when the Cold War ended, there were six permanent international courts. Today there are more than two dozen that have collectively issued over thirty-seven thousand binding legal rulings. ... More


Commitment and Compliance: The Role of Non-binding Norms in the International Legal System

Dinah Shelton (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270989
eISBN:
9780191707704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270989.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book evaluates the impact on state behaviour of international norms adopted in forms that are not legally binding. The use of such ‘soft law’ has increased dramatically with the proliferation of ... More


The Destruction of Trust

John A. Hall

in The Importance of Being Civil: The Struggle for Political Decency

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153261
eISBN:
9781400847495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153261.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter shows how the state can undermine civility by destroying cooperative relations in society. The analysis of trust has become a central focus in contemporary social theory. This is wholly ... More


Reliability and Alliance Behavior

Gregory D. Miller

in The Shadow of the Past: Reputation and Military Alliances before the First World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450310
eISBN:
9780801464133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450310.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter begins by defining reputation. It then outlines the assumptions as well as the methods used for studying reputation in this book. Next, it lays out the hypotheses that are tested in the ... More


Conclusion: Legitimacy as Complement and Corrective to Legality

Vesselin Popovski and Nicholas Turner

in Legality and Legitimacy in Global Affairs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199781577
eISBN:
9780199932887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781577.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Assessments of acceptable state behavior can be based on a variety of criteria. In international order, such assessments are primarily made with reference to the system of recognized standards and ... More


Emotional Diplomacy

Todd H. Hall

in Emotional Diplomacy: Official Emotion on the International Stage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453014
eISBN:
9781501701139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453014.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents in greater depth the theoretical foundations of this book, grounding the concept of emotional diplomacy in the work of sociologists such as Erving Goffman and Arlie Hochschild, ... More


Summary and Expansion of Findings

Gregory D. Miller

in The Shadow of the Past: Reputation and Military Alliances before the First World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450310
eISBN:
9780801464133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450310.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter summarizes findings from the four previous chapters. It also addresses one of the findings that was not included in the original hypotheses—regarding the connection between reputation ... More


Introduction to the international politics of the Middle East

Raymond Hinnebusch

in The International Politics of the Middle East

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053450
eISBN:
9781781700204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053450.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This study takes the Middle East to be constituted around an Arab core, with a shared identity but fragmented into multiple territorial states; the core is flanked by a periphery of non-Arab ... More


Introduction

Paul C. Avey

in Tempting Fate: Why Nonnuclear States Confront Nuclear Opponents

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740381
eISBN:
9781501740398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740381.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the factors which lead nonnuclear weapon state (NNWS) decision makers to discount the prospects for nuclear use and be willing to challenge or resist a ... More


Establishing the Supremacy of European Law: The Making of an International Rule of Law in Europe

Karen J. Alter

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260997
eISBN:
9780191717505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260997.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

The most effective international legal system in the world exists in Europe. It works much like a domestic system, where violations of the law are brought to court, legal decisions are respected, and ... More


Withdrawal, Opposition, and Aggression

Joslyn Barnhart

in The Consequences of Humiliation: Anger and Status in World Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748042
eISBN:
9781501748691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748042.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses why it is expected of humiliating events to alter state behavior. It outlines the various responses that states may have to humiliating events, ranging from withdrawal to ... More


Memory as State Behaviour

Kathrin Bachleitner

in Collective Memory in International Relations

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780192895363
eISBN:
9780191916182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895363.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter shows how collective memory channels a country’s international behaviour. To that end, it first lays out the nexus between memory and state behaviour put forward by the temporal security ... More


Collective Memory in International Relations

Kathrin Bachleitner

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780192895363
eISBN:
9780191916182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895363.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book traces the influence of collective memory in international relations (IR). It inquires where a country’s memory first emerges and how it guides states through time in world politics. It ... More


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