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Federalism and Peace

Derek Drinkwater

in Sir Harold Nicolson and International Relations: The Practitioner as Theorist

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199273850
eISBN:
9780191602344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273855.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Sir Harold Nicolson’s writings on federalism, peace, and war are among his most important—and underrated—contributions to international theory. From the mid-1930s, with the European security ... More


Anticommunists and the World Government Conspiracy

Erin M. Kempker

in Big Sister: Feminism, Conservatism, and Conspiracy in the Heartland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252041976
eISBN:
9780252050701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041976.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 2 uncovers the rhetoric of national anticommunist organizations, especially Minute Women and the John Birch Society, with regard to fears of a totalitarian world government during the 1950s, ... More


Women’s Experience in Cold War America

Erin M. Kempker

in Big Sister: Feminism, Conservatism, and Conspiracy in the Heartland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252041976
eISBN:
9780252050701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041976.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 1 surveys Cold War America and looks at the experience of American women coming out of World War II. This chapter explains the history of world federalism and the desire for increased global ... More


Conclusion

Charles Jones

in Global Justice: Defending Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242221
eISBN:
9780191697067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242221.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book has discussed the practical implications of its arguments for basic human rights, clarified the relationship between cosmopolitarianism and world government, and defended its approach ... More


World Government

Richard Crockatt

in Einstein and Twentieth-Century Politics: 'A Salutary Moral Influence'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785491
eISBN:
9780191827402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785491.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, Political History

In the years immediately following the existential shock of Hiroshima, politicians and intellectuals alike of varying political persuasions were open to internationalist solutions to world conflict. ... More


Of the Laws of Nations

Jonathan Harrison

in Hume's Theory of Justice

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246190
eISBN:
9780191680946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246190.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the following: (1) Atomic weapons may mean that Hume is no longer right in thinking that rules of justice are less necessary for nations than for individuals. A Humean account ... More


Peace with the Planet: The International Struggle against Nuclear Weapons

Petra Goedde

in The Politics of Peace: A Global Cold War History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780195370836
eISBN:
9780190936136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195370836.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter traces the coalescence between pacifist and environmental concerns around the issue of nuclear weapons testing in the 1950s and early 1960s in the West. Scientists, health professionals, ... More


Opportunity Knocks at the Door

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes how at a time of fiscal austerity when funds had to be curtailed even for ongoing programmes an unexpected opportunity arose to operationalize the new strategy for ... More


Restaging the State

Arjun Chowdhury

in The Myth of International Order: Why Weak States Persist and Alternatives to the State Fade Away

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190686710
eISBN:
9780190686758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686710.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter lays out the effects of the nuclear revolution for the process of state formation. With nuclear weapons, the costs of interstate war became unacceptably high, and policymakers preferred ... More


Local Nets on a Global Network: Filtering and the Internet Governance Problem

John G. Palfrey

in The Global Flow of Information: Legal, Social, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748114
eISBN:
9780814749470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748114.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter points to how the Internet is currently infiltrated by illiberal elements who may want to control and negate the efforts of the government to support legitimate groups. As the phenomenon ... More


The R2P Imperative

Alex J. Bellamy

in The Responsibility to Protect: A Defense

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198704119
eISBN:
9780191773266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704119.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the potential alternatives to R2P, which include establishing a world government, creating a league of democracies as an alternative to the UN, negotiating a new treaty for ... More


A Plea for Restraint: and Nuclear Proliferation

Jan Ruzicka

in The Anarchical Society at 40: Contemporary Challenges and Prospects

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198779605
eISBN:
9780191824654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779605.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This essay reconstructs Hedley Bull’s position on nuclear proliferation in The Anarchical Society. Avoiding the extremes of nuclear optimism and pessimism, Bull provided nuanced arguments about the ... More


Einstein and Twentieth-Century Politics: 'A Salutary Moral Influence'

Richard Crockatt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785491
eISBN:
9780191827402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785491.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, Political History

Einstein, the world-renowned scientist, was also publicly committed to radical political views. Despite the vast literature on Einstein, this book is the first comprehensive study of his politics, ... More


Institutional Cosmopolitanism

Luis Cabrera (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190905651
eISBN:
9780190905682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905651.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Is a global institutional order composed of sovereign states fit for cosmopolitan moral purpose? Cosmopolitan political theorists challenge claims that states, nations, and other collectives have ... More


Introduction: Institutions as a Cosmopolitan Concern

Luis Cabrera

in Institutional Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190905651
eISBN:
9780190905682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905651.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Is a global institutional order composed of sovereign states fit for cosmopolitan moral purpose? This question has lain near the heart of cosmopolitan thought at least since Kant’s interventions of ... More


Reform, Resist, Create: Institutional Cosmopolitanism and Duties Toward Suprastate Institutions

Luis Cabrera

in Institutional Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190905651
eISBN:
9780190905682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905651.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

While there have been numerous recent analyses of the legitimacy of suprastate governance institutions such as the World Trade Organization (WTO) or United Nations Security Council, few accounts have ... More


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