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History & Theory
epub |eng | | Author:Daniel Bessner

Chapter 6 The Adviser The Soviet detonation of an atomic bomb in 1949 was just one of several events that persuaded defense intellectuals and decision makers alike that communism was ...
( Category: History & Theory February 18,2020 )
epub |eng | 2008-07-15 | Author:Strobe Talbott

EIGHT DAYS AFTER THE BLACK HAWKS went down in Mogadishu, a long-simmering crisis in Haiti boiled over. Two years before, in 1991, a military junta had overthrown Jean-Bertrand Aristide, a ...
( Category: History & Theory February 18,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-02-28 | Author:Allan, Philip [Allan, Philip]

Bankruptcy When an individual or corporation is unable to pay its debts, delaying bankruptcy or allowing it to become an overly long, drawn-out process, is just delaying the inevitable. While ...
( Category: Economic Policy February 18,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Tod Lindberg [Lindberg, Tod]

CHAPTER 7 VESTIGIAL AND VIRTUAL HEROES Redefinitions. Heroism without risk. The hero as entertainer. Partisans and truth-tellers. From mass culture to wikiculture. In the mid-nineteenth century, the Scottish man of ...
( Category: History & Theory February 18,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Henri Lefebvre

4 The Nietzsche File 1) Less bulky than the file for Hegel or Marx? Seemingly not. More surprising? Certainly, since ‘Nietzscheanism’ has been associated with literary and poetic madness, full ...
( Category: Communism & Socialism February 18,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Cinzia Arruzza & Tithi Bhattacharya & Nancy Fraser

Thesis 9: Fighting to reverse capital’s destruction of the earth, feminism for the 99 percent is eco-socialist. Today’s crisis of capitalism is also an ecological crisis. Capitalism has always sought ...
( Category: History & Theory February 17,2020 )
epub |eng | 2014-02-10 | Author:Stephen Sestanovich [Sestanovich, Stephen]

IN THE LATE 1950s, when Dwight Eisenhower sought to calm fears of a “missile gap,” his efforts had been undercut by a string of crises—in Berlin, in the Middle East, ...
( Category: Diplomacy February 17,2020 )
mobi |eng | 2010-04-15 | Author:Fredrik Stanton

Because of the delicacy of the situation, Bunche took an incremental approach, breaking the issues into small, practical questions that both sides could address without involving matters of principle. Bunche, ...
( Category: Diplomacy February 17,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Sarah Milov

Legal Ambiguities Shimp was heralded as a victory for nonsmokers everywhere, but subsequent attempts to find a legal right to smoke-free air met with less success.27 As Donna Shimp waited ...
( Category: Agriculture & Food Policy February 17,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-02-06 | Author:Catherine Baker

Both the deliberate rejection of social alternatives in post-Yugoslav ethnonationalisms, and the consequent dominance of nationalism and ethnopolitical conflict as frames for research, have created a politics of knowledge production ...
( Category: Ethnic Studies February 17,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Judith Butler;

Law’s Violence: Benjamin, Cover, Balibar We may conclude that a stronger and more just sense of law should be brought to bear on such instances. The notion, however, that conflicts ...
( Category: History & Theory February 16,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-12-31 | Author:Hardeep Singh Puri

June 2017: When Paris Was Lost Negotiations on climate action, spearheaded by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), have exhibited a similar delusional approach from the very ...
( Category: Leadership February 16,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-02-15 | Author:Eric Lee

10 ACHILLES HEEL: GEORGIA’S NATIONAL MINORITIES The Georgian Social Democrats believed in the rights of ethnic minorities. Article 129 of the constitution made this very clear: “It is forbidden to ...
( Category: History & Theory February 16,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-03-21 | Author:Amartya Sen

CHAPTER 6 CULTURE AND CAPTIVITY The world has come to the conclusion—more defiantly than should have been needed—that culture matters. The world is obviously right—culture does matter. However, the real ...
( Category: History & Theory February 16,2020 )
epub |eng | 1998-02-14 | Author:Gress, David, 1953-

THE HIGH TIDE OF LIBERALISM ^ 311 greatly to the advantage of both Russia and an imperial France exhausted by wars and in need of peace and consolidation. Napoleon was ...
( Category: History & Theory February 15,2020 )