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Nigerien second-hand car traders in Cotonou: A sociocultural analysis of economic decision-making

J. Joost Beuving.

in African Affairs

July 2006; p ublished online February 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: African Studies; International Relations; African History; Regional Political Studies. 8949 words.

This article discusses the economic decision-making of migrant traders from Niger who operate in large second-hand car markets found in Cotonou (Benin). Like the Cotonou car-trading...

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The Complexity of Determining Refugeehood: A Multidisciplinary Analysis of the Decision‐making Process of the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Board

Cécile Rousseau, François Crépeau, Patricia Foxen and France Houle.

in Journal of Refugee Studies

March 2002; p ublished online March 2002 .

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

Refugee determination is one of the most complex adjudication functions in industrialized societies. In Canada, despite a relatively broad recognition rate and a teleological interpretation...

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Decision-Making in the UN Security Council

David Malone.

November 1998; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: International Relations. 356 pages.

After President Aristide was overthrown by the Haitian military in September 1991, the UN Security Council and the OAS instituted a progression of measures to restore him to power. This...

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A Network Theory of Advocacy “Gatekeeper” Decision Making

Charli Carpenter.

in Lost Causes

May 2014; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 5819 words.

This chapter contains findings from focus group discussions about why some issues gain attention within the so-called network of networks, and why others do not. It also compares the...

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Foreign Policy Decision Making: Evolution, Models, and Methods

in The International Studies Encyclopedia

March 2010; p ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Relations. 10010 words.

Introduction

Policies or strategies resulting in international outcomes are the products of choices made by individuals, small groups, or coalitions

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Small Group Effects on Foreign Policy Decision Making

in The International Studies Encyclopedia

March 2010; p ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Relations. 10965 words.

Introduction

For many realists who see the state as a black box, foreign policy choices, including the “national interest,” are

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The Conditions for Civil Society Participation in International Decision Making

Raffaele Marchetti.

in The Oxford Handbook of Social Movements

November 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; International Relations; Comparative Politics. 5863 words.

The chapter examines the international context within which transnational activism has flourished during the last three decades. Specific attention is paid to those conditions that have...

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International Institutions and Transformation of China's Decision-making on Climate Change Policy

Yu Hongyuan.

in The Chinese Journal of International Politics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations. 9392 words.

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External and Internal Security Pressures and Their Implications For Decision-making In Basic Education

Fatma H. Sayed.

in Transforming Education In Egypt

October 2006; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 7002 words.

Basic education in Egypt has been referred to as a matter of “national security” in every single presidential speech, ministerial press release, and official governmental statement...

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Linking domestic decision-making and international bargaining results: beef and automobile negotiations between South Korea and the United States

Min Gyo Koo and Whasun Jho.

in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations; East Asian Studies. 9516 words.

We develop an expanded two-level game analysis of trade negotiations between South Korea and the United States, with an emphasis on the important cases of beef and automobiles. The...

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Decision Making and Adjustment among Soviet-Jewish ÉmigrÉs in a Middle-sized Urban Area

ROBERT C. WILLIAMSON.

in Journal of Refugee Studies

December 1996 .

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

Since the 1970s Soviet-Jewish refugees have increasingly chosen the US over Israel. Most of the earlier migrants settled in large cities, where the émigrés and the Jewish community both...

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Much Ado About Nothing?

Alex J. Bellamy.

in The Responsibility to Protect

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 8606 words.

This chapter examines the claim that R2P has not had a meaningful impact on world politics. This claim in refuted is refuted in two ways—through a detailed study of decision-making leading...

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Bush takes charge

Stephen Benedict Dyson.

in Leaders in conflict

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 9617 words.

This chapter analyzes Bush's decision to surge additional troops to Iraq and to remove Rumsfeld as secretary of defense. In making the decision to surge, Bush defied the advice of Rumsfeld,...

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The People

Loraine Sievers and Sam Daws.

in The Procedure of the UN Security Council

September 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 39290 words.

This chapter focuses on the people that provide support to the UN Security Council in carrying out its primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security. These...

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Protecting Responsibly

Alex J. Bellamy.

in The Responsibility to Protect

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 7652 words.

This chapter looks at the use of force to protect populations from genocide and mass atrocities and especially at some of the controversies that arose from the 2011 intervention in Libya....

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Leaders in conflict

Stephen Benedict Dyson.

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Book. Subjects: International Relations. 288 pages.

Beneath the violence of the U.S. war in Iraq was a subterranean conflict between President Bush and Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld, rooted in their different beliefs and leadership styles....

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Transforming fundamentals and laying new foundations

Lewis Minkin.

in The Blair Supremacy

April 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 11682 words.

This chapter is focused on the attempt to manage change in fundamentals and foundations of the party; the centrepiece was the reform of Clause IV of Labour’s constitution and removal of its...

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Let Me Be a Refugee

Rebecca Hamlin.

in Let Me Be a Refugee

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; International Relations. 4664 words.

The 1951 Refugee Convention defines a refugee, and asks states to assess refugee claims based on this common definition in international law. Each receiving state develops its own refugee...

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Republics and Principalities

Edited by Marco Cesa.

in Machiavelli on International Relations

January 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory; International Relations. 6303 words.

This chapter presents seven excerpts from Discourses that express Machiavelli’s thoughts on republics and principalities. Topics covered include the recklessness of republican institutions...

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Courting Asylum

Rebecca Hamlin.

in Let Me Be a Refugee

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; International Relations. 8392 words.

This chapter outlines the process and the key institutional players that are involved in refugee status determination in the United States. The regime is based on a conceptualization of...

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