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Making Peace a Fighting Word

John Jenks

in British Propaganda and News Media in the Cold War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623143
eISBN:
9780748651344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623143.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the most serious Soviet propaganda challenge in the early Cold War, the peace movement that became the World Peace Council. Peace became a fighting word in the late 1940s. ... More


Identity and solidarity

Cristina E. Parau

in Transnational Networking and Elite Self-Empowerment: The Making of the Judiciary in Contemporary Europe and Beyond

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266403
eISBN:
9780191879593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266403.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter identifies the Network’s definite boundaries in the sharing of collective identities amongst legal professionals and transnational elites, together with its culture of consensus; all of ... More


Major Declarations: Public Proclamations

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

in In the World, Yet Not of the World: Social and Global Initiatives of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231713
eISBN:
9780823237005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231713.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the Common Declaration signed by Pope John Paul II and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Vatican in 1995. They encourage ... More


An Irish Dominion in an International Commonwealth

Deborah Lavin

in From Empire to International Commonwealth: A Biography of Lionel Curtis

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198126164
eISBN:
9780191671623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198126164.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For a time much of the responsibility for the Irish Branch fell to Curtis. His influence in Dublin grew as he negotiated directly with Liam Cosgrave and Kevin O'Higgins. Curtis perceived a new role ... More


The Imagined Globe

Simone M. Müller

in Wiring the World: The Social and Cultural Creation of Global Telegraph Networks

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231174329
eISBN:
9780231540261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174329.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 3 explores the power relations entailed in technological progress as expressed in notions of an electric union, universal peace and Euro-America’s civilizing mission.


The Fight for Peace

Melissa Feinberg

in Curtain of Lies: The Battle over Truth in Stalinist Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190644611
eISBN:
9780190693527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644611.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the Communist-led peace movement and analyzes its propaganda. Like show trials, the peace movement spread a similar set of messages around the Soviet bloc and throughout the ... More


Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in the Middle East

Gawdat Bahgat

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031668
eISBN:
9780813039114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031668.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Why do some countries seek to acquire nuclear weapons? How can they be convinced to give up these aspirations? These are the underlying questions in this new study of nuclear proliferation in six key ... More


Old and New Left Internationalism and the Search for World Peace

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/9780195370836.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter traces the trajectory of the political Left’s international peace agenda. It argues that differences over how to implement a politics of peace caused a rift between Old and New Leftists. ... More


Alternatives to War: The League of Nations and Non-violence

John Gittings

in The Glorious Art of Peace: From the Iliad to Iraq

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199575763
eISBN:
9780191804458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199575763.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter suggests that the World Disarmament Conference of 1932 should not be written off as easily as it was, and that it might have achieved positive results if it had been held earlier. It ... More


Population, Peace, and Protection

Fiona Paisley

in Glamour in the Pacific: Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women's Pan-Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833428
eISBN:
9780824870133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833428.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on the fourth Pan-Pacific Women's Conference held in Vancouver, Canada, in the summer of 1937. Under the conference theme of “Practical Ways and Means to Promote Peace,” ... More


Religion for All Beings

Balmiki Prasad Singh

in Bahudhā and the Post 9/11 World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693553
eISBN:
9780199080328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693553.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

It is very unfortunate that religion has become a source of discord, conflict and wars. Faiths differ from each other in terms of dogmas, beliefs, and rituals. But, at the same time, all religions ... More


A Vision for Universal Values

Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser and Ban Ki-Moon

Shara Kay (ed.)

in A Year at the Helm of the United Nations General Assembly: A Vision for our Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479862009
eISBN:
9781479841851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479862009.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the contribution of The United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDG) to world peace. Since their launch in 2000, the MDGs have galvanized efforts to achieve universal ... More


The Ministry of Fear: Selling the Gulf Wars

Andrew L. Johns and Kenneth Osgood (eds)

in Selling War in a Media Age: The Presidency and Public Opinion in the American Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034669
eISBN:
9780813038742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034669.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The chapter explains how the United States navigated these multiple audiences when dealing with the issue of Saddam Hussein over the course of two decades and two wars. It focuses on White House and ... More


The Politics of Peace: A Global Cold War History

Petra Goedde

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780195370836
eISBN:
9780190936136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195370836.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This study explores the emerging politics of peace, both as an ideal and as a pragmatic aspect of international relations during the early Cold War. By tracing the myriad ways in which a broad ... More


Wilson’s Wilsonianism

Tony Smith

in Why Wilson Matters: The Origin of American Liberal Internationalism and Its Crisis Today

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183480
eISBN:
9781400883400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183480.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter assesses Woodrow Wilson's Wilsonianism. At the heart of the Wilsonian project—the keystone of American liberal internationalism—is the promotion of democracy worldwide for the sake of a ... More


The Possibility of International Insurance

John J. McDermott (ed.)

in The Basic Writings of Josiah Royce, Volume II: Logic, Loyalty, and Community

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823224845
eISBN:
9780823284894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823224845.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter assesses the thesis that the cause of the world's peace would be aided if in future the principle of insurance were gradually and progressively introduced into international business. ... More


Theorizing Democracy

in Alain L. Locke: The Biography of a Philosopher

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226317762
eISBN:
9780226317809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317809.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Alain L. Locke's vision deepened considerably during the first half of the 1940s. This had two major manifestations: his work on democracy and world peace, and his writings on cultural reciprocity, ... More


Epilogue: Unmaking Peace

Murad Idris

in War for Peace: Genealogies of a Violent Ideal in Western and Islamic Thought

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190658014
eISBN:
9780190658045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190658014.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The epilogue to this genealogy of peace returns to the parasitical, provincial, and polemical structures discussed throughout the book. It highlights some of their major continuities and ... More


Transcendental Meditation: From Malnak v. Yogi to Quiet Time

Candy Gunther Brown

in Debating Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools: Reforming Secular Education or Reestablishing Religion?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648484
eISBN:
9781469648507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648484.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 2 examines Malnak v. Yogi(1979), the first federal appellate case to scrutinize under the Establishment Clause meditation practices from a religion other than Christianity. Malnak found that ... More


Crystal Eastman: A Revolutionary Life

Amy Aronson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199948734
eISBN:
9780190912864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199948734.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Social History

Crystal Eastman was a central figure in many of the defining social movements of the twentieth century—labor, feminism, internationalism, free speech, peace. She drafted America’s first serious ... More


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