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Kimberly Theidon.

in The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Public Policy; International Relations. 5913 words.

This chapter focuses on the absence of certain marginal groups from the United Nations’ Women, Peace, and Security Agenda and suggests correctives to those exclusions. The chapter discusses...

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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.

2011

Ariel I. Ahram.

in Break all the Borders

March 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; International Relations. 10056 words.

Chapter 2 discusses the breakdown of the normative and practical consensus surrounding sovereign statehood and the possibilities of a new Wilsonian moment in MENA. The 2011 Arab uprisings...

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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

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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A. Convergence and specificity of the mandates

Michel Veuthey.

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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A. Convergence and specificity of the mandates

Richard Perruchoud.

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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9/11: a critical juncture?

Michael Mulqueen.

in Re-evaluating Irish National Security Policy

December 2009; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 18964 words.

This chapter examines how the legislative frameworks within which the agencies work affect policy. It reports the influences on policy of organisational problems within the Garda Síochána...

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“A Force for Good”?

Lisbeth Aggestam and Adrian Hyde-Price.

in The Oxford Handbook of Swedish Politics

December 2015; p ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; International Relations. 7253 words.

This chapter examines the politics of Swedish military activism and the paradoxes they involve. Since the end of the Cold War, Sweden has been involved a range of international military...

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 A General Theory of International Law

Andrew T Guzman.

in How International Law Works

March 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 18110 words.

This chapter presents the basic theory of international law that is then used throughout the book. It explains how the forces of reputation, retaliation, and reciprocity (the Three Rs of...

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‘A graveyard for the British’? Tactics, military operations, and the paucity of strategy in Aden, 1964–1967

Aaron Edwards.

in At the End of Military Intervention

December 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 6724 words.

The killing of 22 British soldiers in two ambushes on 20 June 1967 in Aden, Britain’s only Middle Eastern colony, threw the withdrawal from Empire into sharp relief. Between 1964 and 1967...

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“A Horse and Tank Moment”

David H. Ucko and Robert Egnell.

in Counterinsurgency in Crisis

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 13335 words.

This chapter assesses Britain's response to its suboptimal counterinsurgency operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. These operational experiences provided the impetus for a much-needed change....

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“A More Talkative Place”

Brian Drohan.

in Brutality in an Age of Human Rights

January 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 16415 words.

Chapter five examines how British officials responded to rights activism in Northern Ireland, with an emphasis on the period from the army’s initial deployment in 1969 to 1976. Rights...

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