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The Life and Death of International Treaties

Jeffrey S. Lantis

in The Life and Death of International Treaties: Double-Edged Diplomacy and the Politics of Ratification in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199535019
eISBN:
9780191715952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535019.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents an overview of the theoretical framework developed in the book along with a short history of ratification. International treaties are defined as public, legal mechanisms by ... More


Social Building Blocks of New Religious Movements: Organization and Leadership

E. Burke Rochford Jr.

in Teaching New Religious Movements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195177299
eISBN:
9780199785537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177299.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers a number of questions and issues central to leadership and organization within new religions. Four key issues are explored: the social and historical context in which new ... More


The Life, Work, and Times of the X Club

Ruth Barton

in The X Club: Power and Authority in Victorian Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226551616
eISBN:
9780226551753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226551753.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The “Retrospective” provides an overview of the rise and decline of the X Club. Interacting theological, political, and scientific controversies in the early 1860s gave naturalists, physical ... More


What We Feel

E. Tory Higgins

in Shared Reality: What Makes Us Strong and Tears Us Apart

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190948054
eISBN:
9780190082536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190948054.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Before you emotionally react to, or evaluate, something, you need to pay attention to it. It needs to matter. Beginning with infants’ interactions with their caretakers, humans create shared ... More


Surprise Attack: A Framework for Discussion

Uri Bar-Joseph and Rose McDermott

in Intelligence Success and Failure: The Human Factor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199341733
eISBN:
9780190677008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341733.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Beginning with a theoretical overview of surprise attacks, we discuss their important role in military strategy and success. We describe our case selection strategy, using criteria based on attacks ... More


A Summing-Up of the War

Pesach Malovany IDF (Ret.), Amatzia Baram, Kevin M. Woods, and Ronna Englesberg

in Wars of Modern Babylon: A History of the Iraqi Army from 1921 to 2003

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169439
eISBN:
9780813169514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169439.003.0026
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter concludes this long war that became the central focus of life in Iraq from every point of view—political, military, economic, civilian and quotidian. The prolonged war posed a supreme ... More


Finding His Voice: William Grant Still in Los Angeles

Catherine Parsons Smith

in William Grant Still: A Study in Contradictions

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215429
eISBN:
9780520921573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215429.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter takes a look at Still's stay in Los Angeles, a city that had a relatively relaxed racial climate, and a place where Still found enough support for him to pursue his career as a composer. ... More


Publish and Perish

Bernard Weiner

in Most Underappreciated: 50 Prominent Social Psychologists Describe Their Most Unloved Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778188
eISBN:
9780190256043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Bernard Weiner describes his most underappreciated work: a paper on achievement motivation which he considers a case of publish and perish. Published in Cognition and Emotion, Weiner's research ... More


Transitions and hybrid political orders

Roger Mac Ginty

in At the End of Military Intervention: Historical, Theoretical and Applied Approaches to Transition, Handover and Withdrawal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198725015
eISBN:
9780191792472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725015.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the possibilities offered by the concept of hybridity for understanding contemporary peace-support and stabilization interventions. Hybridity allows us to move away from the ... More


Democratic Action, Spontaneity, and the Intermediating Practices of Political Friendship

Çiğdem Çidam

in In the Street: Democratic Action, Theatricality, and Political Friendship

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190071684
eISBN:
9780190071714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071684.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

This chapter accomplishes two goals. First, it critically engages with the contemporary debates on the last decade’s democratic uprisings to demonstrate the ongoing influence of Rousseau’s emphasis ... More


Epilogue: Fanning the Spark of Hope

Çiğdem Çidam

in In the Street: Democratic Action, Theatricality, and Political Friendship

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190071684
eISBN:
9780190071714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071684.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

The Epilogue concludes the book by emphasizing the importance of keeping a record of the political actors’ hopes and desires in the new ways of being that they staged in democratic moments, without ... More


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