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European Defence Policy: Beyond the Nation State

Frédéric Mérand

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533244
eISBN:
9780191714474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533244.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This book explains the creation of the European Union's Security and Defense Policy—to this day the most ambitious project of peacetime military integration. Whether hailed as a vital step in the ... More


Conclusion

Frédéric Mérand

in European Defence Policy: Beyond the Nation State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533244
eISBN:
9780191714474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533244.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

The conclusion develops the implications of the book's argument for the study of European integration and International Relations more generally. The conclusion is framed around two challenges posed ... More


Religious Freedom and the Reasons for Rights

Corey Brettschneider

in When the State Speaks, What Should It Say?: How Democracies Can Protect Expression and Promote Equality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147628
eISBN:
9781400842377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147628.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the freedom of religion. On some accounts of religious freedom, religious beliefs deserve a presumptive protection from state influence. The chapter argues against such ... More


Introduction

Zoltan Barany

in The Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137681
eISBN:
9781400845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137681.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter provides a background of democratization and the building of democratic armies. Democratization and the building of democratic armies usually commences in response to a ... More


European Integration: From Nation-States to Member States

Chris J. Bickerton

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199606252
eISBN:
9780191751639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606252.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

European integration has traditionally been understood as a struggle between national sovereignty and pan-European supranational governance. Optimists see in the EU’s evolution an inexorable step ... More


Two or three waves of welfare state transformation?

Anton Hemerijck (ed.)

in Towards A Social Investment Welfare State?: Ideas, Policies and Challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847429247
eISBN:
9781447305613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429247.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter analyses three distinct phases of welfare state reconfiguration: the era of welfare state expansion and class compromise, starting at the end of World War II; the period of welfare ... More


Foreign policy analysis and transitional states

Ayla Göl

in Turkey facing east: Islam, modernity and foreign policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090752
eISBN:
9781781706619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090752.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 1 explains why a new interdisciplinary theoretical framework is necessary in order to explain the complexity of state transformation and foreign policy making when understanding a Muslim ... More


Personal Status Law Reform

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/9780748641871.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides an account of the French attempts to reform personal status law in Syria, and also discuses their failure and what the controversy reveals about the much larger issues of state ... More


A Union of Member States: State Transformation and the New Intergovernmentalism

Christopher J. Bickerton

in The New Intergovernmentalism: States and Supranational Actors in the Post-Maastricht Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198703617
eISBN:
9780191772665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703617.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Many of the features associated with the new intergovernmentalism are the result of a process of state transformation in Europe, from nation-states to member states. This chapter traces the shift by ... More


The Crisis of the Ryukyus (1877–82): Confucian World Order Challenged and Defeated by Western/Japanese Imperial International Law

Patrick Sze-lok Leung and Anthony Carty

in Morality and Responsibility of Rulers: European and Chinese Origins of a Rule of Law as Justice for World Order

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199670055
eISBN:
9780191749438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199670055.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Okinawa is now considered as Japanese territory, without challenge from most world powers. However, this is debatable from a historical viewpoint. The Ryukyu Kingdom which dominated the islands was ... More


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