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1989

John W. Garver.

in China's Quest

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 9833 words.

Popular challenge to Communist Party dictatorship in Poland early in 1989 opened a three-year global crisis of communism that generated deep CCP fears about regime survival. In Beijing, a...

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1989

in The Oxford Companion to International Relations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Relations. 2461 words.

Improbably, the major international developments of 1989 were all on display in the headlines of a single day, 4 June.

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9/11

in The Oxford Companion to International Relations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Relations. 1840 words.

Judging the significance of any major event is never easy. Inevitably, new events come along to make what once appeared

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A ‘Chinese Scramble’? The Politics of Contemporary China–Africa Relations

Daniel Large.

in African Affairs

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: African Studies; International Relations; African History; Regional Political Studies. 940 words.

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A ‘Kimberley protest’: Diamond mining, export sanctions, and poverty in Akwatia, Ghana

Gavin Hilson and Martin J. Clifford.

in African Affairs

July 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: African Studies; International Relations; African History; Regional Political Studies. 8253 words.

The temporary suspension of diamond exports in Ghana in 2006 and 2007 is arguably the most significant move to address mounting criticisms of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme...

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A ‘Rashomon’ Story

José Antonio Sanahuja.

in Global Governance from Regional Perspectives

June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 11971 words.

Considering the role of cognitive frameworks in international relations, this chapter uses the so-called ‘Rashomon effect’ as a heuristic device, showing how different views and accounts of...

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A ‘True Chameleon’?

Edited by Holger Afflerbach and Hew Strachan.

in How Fighting Ends

July 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 7047 words.

The conclusion summarizes some elements of ‘how fighting ends’ and contrasts them. It sees distinct progress in the history of surrender, detecting, despite massive setbacks, a tendency...

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3. A choice between the quick and the dead

Joseph M. Siracusa.

in Nuclear Weapons

April 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 3747 words.

At the beginning of the nuclear age, there were no rules, no non-proliferation norms, no concepts of nuclear deterrence, and no taboo against using such weapons. ‘A choice between the quick...

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‘A choice between the quick and the dead’

Joseph M. Siracusa.

in Nuclear Weapons

March 2008; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 3653 words.

At the beginning of the nuclear age, there were no rules, no non-proliferation norms, no concepts of nuclear deterrence, and no taboo against using such weapons. ‘A choice between the quick...

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A. Convergence and specificity of the mandates

John Horekens.

in Refugee Survey Quarterly

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 0 words.

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