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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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Postscripts on Independence

Vineet Thakur.

July 2018; p ublished online March 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 388 pages.

India and South Africa, two states that bookended the process of twentieth century decoloniszation, punched above their weight in global politics in their initial years of liberation. This...

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The Capacity for Freedom

Dustin Ells Howes.

in Freedom Without Violence

June 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory; Comparative Politics. 8074 words.

A reconstruction of Hannah Arendt’s work on freedom explores the relationships among free thinking, free will, and free action. Proponents of authoritarianism, as well as a perverse form of...

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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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Loving Necessity

Murad Idris.

in War for Peace

January 2019; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory; Comparative Politics. 21151 words.

The desire to transform or “save” the enemy is fundamental to Erasmus’s understanding of peace, and he twins it with the desire to reform oneself. This chapter argues that theorists who...

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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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