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pacifism

Iain McLean and Alistair McMillan.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 62 words.

Rejection of war as a means of settling disputes. Associated with various schools of thought, for example *Gandhiism,

pacifism

Garrett W Brown, Iain McLean and Alistair McMillan.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; International Relations. 64 words.

Rejection of war as a means of settling disputes. Associated with various schools of thought, for example *Gandhiism, *...

The Alternatives, Just War Theory, and Pacifism

James Pattison.

in The Alternatives to War

June 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Political Theory. 8138 words.

This chapter delineates the theoretical and practical implications of the preceding analysis. It first summarizes the case for each of the alternatives in turn, before considering the...

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Strategic Pacifism

in Refugees, Women, and Weapons

July 2009; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 11961 words.

This chapter examines Japan's adoption of and compliance with the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their...

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Where do norms come from? Foundations of Japan's postwar pacifism1

Akitoshi Miyashita.

in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

January 2007; p ublished online March 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations; East Asian Studies. 8514 words.

Constructivists have advanced the study of Japanese national security policy by illuminating how normative factors shape state behavior. At the same time, they have overemphasized the role...

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International Relations studies and theories in Japan: a trajectory shaped by war, pacifism, and globalization

Kazuya Yamamoto.

in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

May 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations; East Asian Studies. 6458 words.

A common view of Japan's International Relations (IR) studies in the post-World War II period is that they are characterized by pacifism and historical approaches. This paper argues that...

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“Fervent Hopes”: Pacifism and Human Rights

Ray A. Moore and Donald L. Robinson.

in Partners for Democracy

November 2002; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 10592 words.

Recounts the intense debate in the revision committee over Article 9, renouncing war and armed forces, and the contents of the bill of rights (Chapter III). The chapter reveals sharp...

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Germany, Pacifism and Peace Enforcement

Anja Dalgaard-Nielsen.

March 2006; p ublished online July 2012 .

Book. Subjects: European Union. 195 pages.

This book is about the transformation of Germany's security and defence policy in the time between the 1991 Gulf War and the 2003 war against Iraq. It traces and explains the reaction of...

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The Labour Party, pacifism and the Spanish Civil War

Rhiannon Vickers.

in The Labour Party and the World, Volume 1

January 2004; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 11018 words.

This chapter examines the history of the Labour Party during the years 1931 to 1938. This period saw significant transformations in the party's foreign policy when the optimism of the 1920s...

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Pre-history: From the 1380s to the 1790s

Martin Ceadel.

in The Origins of War Prevention

March 1996; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 10676 words.

This chapter chronicles the British peace movement. By the time this appeared during the French revolutionary wars, it had a pre-history going back almost exactly four centuries. Pacifism...

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The Joseph Sturge Era: Pacifist Pressure, 1832–1845

Martin Ceadel.

in The Origins of War Prevention

March 1996; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 32366 words.

From 1832 the pilot light burned more fiercely as the Peace Society turned itself into a pressure group. This overtly political role was made possible by a new domestic environment in which...

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Indian Foreign Policy

Vineet Thakur.

in Postscripts on Independence

July 2018; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 25833 words.

This chapter discusses the relationship between India’s national identity and post-Independence foreign policy. It argues that India’s discourse about civilizational pacifism is central to...

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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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After Fatalism: The Peace-or-War Debate

Martin Ceadel.

in The Origins of War Prevention

March 1996; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 15221 words.

This chapter sets out the principal ideologies of peace and war in more detail than was feasible in Chapter 1, and then draws attention to the structural factors which help explain why they...

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Frederick Douglass’s Master–Slave Dialectic

Margaret Kohn.

in A Political Companion to Frederick Douglass

June 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 9124 words.

This chapter explores the issues of violence, recognition, and freedom in the work of Frederick Douglass. It analyzes the contradiction between Douglass’s defense of pacifism in his...

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The Fight with Covey

Bernard R. Boxill.

in A Political Companion to Frederick Douglass

June 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 9886 words.

This chapter chronicles Frederick Douglass’s change from staunch pacifism to a support of violent resistance for slaves against their masters as a result of his fight with the slave breaker...

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Chinese Exceptionalism in the Intellectual World of China’s Foreign Policy

Feng Zhang.

in China Across the Divide

July 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 12032 words.

Although exceptionalism is an important dimension of China’s foreign policy, it has not been a subject of serious scholarly research. This chapter examines the manifestations and sources of...

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Why UN Peacebuilding Discourse Matters

Laura J. Shepherd.

in Gender, UN Peacebuilding, and the Politics of Space

October 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 5128 words.

Chapter 6 reflects on the dominant configurations of civil society, women, gender, and peacebuilding in UN peacebuilding discourse and why the author thinks these arguments are significant....

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Revisionist Just War Theory and the Impossibility of a Moral Victory

Chris Brown.

in Moral Victories

November 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 7140 words.

Recently, the militarization of the police has received much comment while less attention has been given to the application of civilian legal and moral standards to soldiers in combat...

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Introduction

Anthony J. Parel.

in Pax Gandhiana

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 4777 words.

Gandhi is a political philosopher sui generis. This chapter compares him with Machiavelli. The differences between their concepts of politics, the relationship between tradition and...

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