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Objections and Replies

Barry Dainton

in The Phenomenal Self

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199288847
eISBN:
9780191710742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288847.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Taken as an account of what we are, the C-theory answers ‘a cluster of capacities’. This conception of the nature of the self is open to a number of objections, and some of the most important are ... More


China’s Development as a World Power: Objective Conditions, Strategic Opportunity, and Strategic Choices

Ye Zicheng, Guoli Liu, and Steven I. Levine

in Inside China’s Grand Strategy: The Perspective from the People's Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126456
eISBN:
9780813135465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126456.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Following the revival of China, four kinds of objections have been raised to the idea of it becoming a world power. The first is the elephant mentality, which holds that it is unrealistic to believe ... More


China’s Relations and Strategic Choices with Other Developing World Powers

Ye Zicheng, Guoli Liu, and Steven I. Levine

in Inside China’s Grand Strategy: The Perspective from the People's Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126456
eISBN:
9780813135465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126456.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Developing or quasi world powers may at times be regarded as the fourth type of world power. They are those powers capable of competing for the position of a world power and on the threshold of ... More


Epilogue: The Future of the Conservative Past

Reba N. Soffer

in History, Historians, and Conservatism in Britain and America: From the Great War to Thatcher and Reagan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199208111
eISBN:
9780191709210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208111.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The Epilogue compares the kinds of conservatism that dominated Britain and America and the ideas that were held in common and separately, especially in the decades following the Second World War, ... More


Inside China’s Grand Strategy: The Perspective from the People's Republic

Ye Zicheng

Guoli Liu (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126456
eISBN:
9780813135465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126456.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

China's enormous size, vast population, abundant natural resources, robust economy, and modern military suggest that it will emerge as a great world power. This book offers unique insights about the ... More


Understanding European Union I: 1945–1982

David McKay

in Rush to Union: Understanding the European Federal Bargain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280583
eISBN:
9780191684364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280583.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses the events from 1945 to 1982 that may have paved the way for the establishment of the EU. After the global war in 1945 the dominant world powers, the U.S. and the Soviet Union, ... More


China and Unification: Strategic Choices on the Taiwan Issue

Ye Zicheng, Guoli Liu, and Steven I. Levine

in Inside China’s Grand Strategy: The Perspective from the People's Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126456
eISBN:
9780813135465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126456.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The unification of Taiwan and the mainland is a core interest of China, but protecting Taiwan is not a core or even an important interest of the United States. Taiwan will be gradually marginalized ... More


World Power in a Global Age

Dirk Bönker

in Militarism in a Global Age: Naval Ambitions in Germany and the United States before World War I

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450402
eISBN:
9780801463884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450402.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines German and U.S. navalist strategies of world power in relation to global empire, national industry, and maritime force from the beginning of the twentieth century up to the ... More


An Emergent China and the Weight of History

Christopher A. Ford

in The Mind of Empire: China's History and Modern Foreign Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192635
eISBN:
9780813135519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192635.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As China's economy continues to modernize, observers have begun to wonder what sort of a power on the world stage China will actually become. Many analysts, particularly in the US, see China not ... More


Status and Identity after the Cold War

Deborah Welch Larson and Alexei Shevchenko

in Quest for Status: Chinese and Russian Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300236040
eISBN:
9780300245158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236040.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the varying responses of China and Russia to the collapse of communism and the breakup of the Soviet Union—the most serious threats to Chinese and Russian identities and status ... More


Postscript

Ye Zicheng, Guoli Liu, and Steven I. Levine

in Inside China’s Grand Strategy: The Perspective from the People's Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126456
eISBN:
9780813135465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126456.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

An examination of China's national renascence requires that one looks at its pursuit of its goal from a historical perspective, namely, that of recovering the great power position and influence that ... More


Triumph: Economic Integration, 1955–1957

Sebastian Rosato

in Europe United: Power Politics and the Making of the European Community

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449352
eISBN:
9780801460982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449352.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter is structured around four questions: Why did the Europeans not achieve economic integration in the late 1940s and early 1950s? Why did the Federal Republic of Germany welcome the Benelux ... More


Post-Suez France

Maurice Vaisse

in Suez 1956: The Crisis and its Consequences

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202417
eISBN:
9780191675348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202417.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

This chapter's comments on France after Suez bears many similarities to the analysis of Britain. After 1956 it was as difficult for France as it was for Britain to sustain a claim to be a ‘world ... More


Big-Power Confrontations over Empire

Dirk Bönker

in Militarism in a Global Age: Naval Ambitions in Germany and the United States before World War I

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450402
eISBN:
9780801463884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450402.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines how German and U.S. naval elites, claiming to live in a dangerous world, prepared for direct conflict between big powers over empire whose policies and interests they cast in ... More


Europe United: Power Politics and the Making of the European Community

Sebastian Rosato

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449352
eISBN:
9780801460982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449352.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The construction of the European Community (EC) has widely been understood as the product of either economic self-interest or dissatisfaction with the nation-state system. This book challenges these ... More


Maritime Force, Threat, and War

Dirk Bönker

in Militarism in a Global Age: Naval Ambitions in Germany and the United States before World War I

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450402
eISBN:
9780801463884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450402.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines German and U.S. pursuit of superiority at sea aimed at the creation of a first-rate navy while establishing a close nexus between assessments of comparative military power and ... More


Introduction: Maritime Militarism in Two Modern Nation-States

Dirk Bönker

in Militarism in a Global Age: Naval Ambitions in Germany and the United States before World War I

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450402
eISBN:
9780801463884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450402.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book is a study of German and U.S. naval ambitions before World War I. In documenting the histories of navalism in Imperial Germany and the United States, two countries that played leading roles ... More


Weltpolitik: The German Aspiration for World Power Status

Michelle Murray

in The Struggle for Recognition in International Relations: Status, Revisionism, and Rising Powers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190878900
eISBN:
9780190878931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878900.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers the rise of Imperial Germany to world power status at the turn of the twentieth century. It argues that Germany’s bid for world power status—Weltpolitik—embodied the ... More


Japan’s Territorial Dependencies, 1895–1930

W. G. Beasley

in Japanese Imperialism 1894–1945

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221685
eISBN:
9780191678479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221685.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Within 20 years of negotiating an end to its unequal treaties with the West, Japan had become a substantial colonial power. The territories they gained were not large – Korea, Taiwan, and Karafuto ... More


Looking Outward: The American Aspiration for World Power Status

Michelle Murray

in The Struggle for Recognition in International Relations: Status, Revisionism, and Rising Powers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190878900
eISBN:
9780190878931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878900.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers the rise of the United States to world power status and hegemony in the Western Hemisphere at the turn of the twentieth century. It argues that America’s decision to “turn ... More


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