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Developing Countries and International Law  

Shirley V. Scott and Orli Zahava

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The most fundamental characteristic of a developing state is that its income, usually calculated as gross national product (GNP) per capita, is relatively low in comparison with that of an ... More

Development and Religion  

Robert M. Bosco

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Development
The study of religion and development focuses on how the moral and ethical resources of the world’s major faith traditions such as Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism ... More

Development Economics: From Classical to Critical Analysis  

Susan Engel

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Development
The definition of “development” has changed over the years since the inception of development economics as a sub-discipline of economics in the 1950s. Initially, development economics was ... More

Development: Institutional Perspectives  

Malcolm Fairbrother

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Development
There are three key literatures on the political economy of development that all emphasize the importance of institutions, but in different and somewhat contradictory ways. These ... More

The Development of “Lands of Recent Settlement”  

Cristian A. Harris

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Development
Lands of recent settlement refers to countries settled predominantly by European migration during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, such as the United States, Canada, Argentina, ... More

The Development Paradigm and Its Critics  

James H. Mittelman

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
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Development
Development cannot be separated from global political economy, but it is an inherent component of the latter. The concept of development was popularized through expansion of colonization, ... More

Development/Poverty Issues and Foreign Policy Analysis  

Steven W. Hook and Franklin Barr Lebo

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
International development has remained a key part of global economic relations since the field emerged more than half a century ago. From its initial focus on colonization and state ... More

Development, Welfare Policy, and the Welfare State  

Gyu-Jin Hwang

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Development
One of the most significant structural transformations in postwar capitalist democracies has been the rise of the welfare state. The theoretical intent of the traditional sociological and ... More

Devolution, Regional and Peripheral Nationalism  

André Lecours

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Identity
Social science scholars have repeatedly predicted the demise of regional (or peripheral) nationalism, from the late nineteenth century to the post-World War II period and in the 1990s. ... More

Diasporas and Development  

Rebecca Davies

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Development
Global restructuring across the developing world can have profound, if uneven, political, economic, and social consequences. As such, the relationship between diasporas and development is ... More

Diplomacy  

Paul Sharp

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Diplomacy
Both historical and contemporary trends suggest that the meaning of diplomacy varies considerably over time and across space. Diplomacy is defined neither by the types of actors on behalf ... More

Diplomacy and Diplomats  

Iver B. Neumann

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Diplomacy
The diplomat is formed in certain socially specific ways, and is defined by the role they play within certain contexts in the field of international relations. Since it is human beings, ... More

Diplomacy and Intelligence  

John D. Stempel

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
There is a potentially serious difference between diplomacy and intelligence. Creative tension between diplomacy and intelligence stems from the involvement of both with questions of ... More

Diplomacy and International Law  

David Clinton

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Within the international society, law and diplomacy have always been complementary and interdependent. However, lawyers and diplomats deal with international issues differently, making ... More

Diplomacy and People  

Jozef Bátora

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Diplomacy
Public opinion has long been associated with diplomacy. The earliest records of public involvement in diplomacy are available from the city-states of ancient Greece, where diplomats in the ... More

Diplomacy and Religion  

Scott Thomas

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Diplomacy
Religion has long been seen as an obstacle to diplomacy, especially in disputes and conflicts that seem to be related to or motivated by religion. The very nature of religion—its concerns ... More

Diplomacy and Revolution  

Noé Cornago

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Diplomacy
The relationship between diplomacy and revolution is often intertwined with the broader issue of the international dimensions of revolution. Diplomacy can offer important insights into ... More

Diplomacy and War  

Paul Sharp and Robert Weiner

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Scholars acknowledge that there is a close connection between diplomacy and war, but they disagree with regard to the character of this connection—what it is and what it ought to be. In ... More

Domestic Application of International Human Rights Norms and Universal Jurisdiction  

Ronald C. Slye

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Human Rights
Domestic courts play an important role in the adjudication of international law, including international human rights law. The relationship between international and domestic law has often ... More

Domestic-International Conflict Linkages  

Will H. Moore and Ahmer Tarar

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
A significant shift has taken place within the study of international relations (IR) generally, and within the domestic-international conflict linkage literature specifically. This shift ... More

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