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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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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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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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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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Rise, February 1793–October 1851

Martin Ceadel.

in Semi-Detached Idealists

December 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 9615 words.

The optimism regarding Britain's peace movement waned by the time of the Crimean War as during the 18th century there were already changing attitudes towards both international relations...

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Just War Theory

Scott A. Silverstone.

in International Relations

P ublished online March 2011 .

Article. Subjects: International Relations. 7116 words.

The Just War tradition is based on the claim that only under certain conditions can war be morally defensible. Just War theory has claimed a middle ground between the realist tradition,...

Confucian Foreign Policy Traditions in Chinese History

Feng Zhang.

in The Chinese Journal of International Politics

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations. 11737 words.

Can Confucianism enrich Chinese foreign policy? This article seeks to explore major traditions of Confucian foreign policy in imperial Chinese history and suggest their implications for...

India–Japan Strategic Partnership

C. Raja Mohan and Rishika Chauhan.

in Poised for Partnership

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Comparative Politics. 9661 words.

The rise of China and the consequent power shift in Asia are drawing India and Japan closer than ever before. Yet a number of constraints limit the pace and scope of efforts to construct an...

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The Alternatives to War

James Pattison.

June 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Book. Subjects: International Relations; Political Theory. 272 pages.

If states are not to go to war, what should they do instead? In The Alternatives to War: From Sanctions to Non-violence, James Pattison considers the case for the alternatives to military...

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War in Political Philosophy

Helen Frowe.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Theory; International Relations. 9556 words.

We can distinguish between three moral approaches to war: pacifism, realism, and just war theory. There are various theoretical approaches to war within the just war tradition. One of the...

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Demilitarizing the Global

Linda Etchart.

in The Oxford Handbook of Transnational Feminist Movements

March 2015; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; International Relations; Comparative Politics. 9722 words.

This chapter outlines the history of internationalization of European and US women’s antiwar movements since the nineteenth century, focusing on antiwar movements that emerged parallel to...

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