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10. The Arab Revolutions of 2011: Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Syria

10. The Arab Revolutions of 2011: Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Syria  

Jack A. Goldstone

in Revolutions: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2013
Published Online: 
Jan 2014
eISBN: 
9780199375271
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199858507.003.0010
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199858507
The sudden collapse of regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Syria startled the world. These revolutions have just begun, and it is too soon to say how they will end. ‘The Arab Revolutions ... More
2. Populism around the world

2. Populism around the world  

Cas Mudde and Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser

in Populism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2017
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Feb 2017
eISBN: 
9780190234904
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190234874.003.0002
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chapter
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9780190234874
Today, populism affects almost all continents. While all populists share a common discourse, populism is an extremely heterogeneous political phenomenon. Individual populist actors can be ... More
4. Peacekeeping to peacebuilding

4. Peacekeeping to peacebuilding  

Jussi M. Hanhimäki

in The United Nations: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2015
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Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780190222734
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190222703.003.0005
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chapter
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9780190222703
Peacekeeping is among the most visible roles of the United Nations. But how much do people trust in UN peacekeeping operations? ‘Peacekeeping to peacebuilding’ shows how the UN has ... More
6. Cold wars at home

6. Cold wars at home  

Robert McMahon

in The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775413
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801784.003.0006
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780192801784
‘Cold wars at home’ provides an overview of the Cold War's effects on the citizens of nations across the globe. Its domestic repercussions were extensive, affecting the people of Europe, ... More
Revolutions: A Very Short Introduction

Revolutions: A Very Short Introduction  

Jack A. Goldstone

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2013
Published Online: 
Jan 2014
eISBN: 
9780199375271
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199858507.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199858507
From 1789 in France to 2011 in Cairo, revolutions have shaken the world. In their pursuit of social justice, revolutionaries have taken on the assembled might of monarchies, empires, and ... More
1. What is a revolution?

1. What is a revolution?  

Jack A. Goldstone

in Revolutions: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2013
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Jan 2014
eISBN: 
9780199375271
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199858507.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199858507
‘What is a revolution?’ illustrates how revolutions differ from other kinds of disorders and social change. Peasant revolts, grain riots, strikes, social movements, coups, and civil wars ... More
3. Facing wars, confronting threats: the UN Security Council in action

3. Facing wars, confronting threats: the UN Security Council in action  

Jussi M. Hanhimäki

in The United Nations: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2015
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Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780190222734
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190222703.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780190222703
There has not been a World War III, so has the United Nations been successful? Alternatively, no day has gone by since 1945 without a military conflict somewhere around the world, so has ... More
1. The best hope of mankind? A brief history of the UN

1. The best hope of mankind? A brief history of the UN  

Jussi M. Hanhimäki

in The United Nations: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2015
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Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780190222734
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190222703.003.0002
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780190222703
The International Peace Conference in 1899 established the Permanent Court of Arbitration as the first medium for international disputes, but it was the League of Nations, established in ... More
4. A global Cold War, 1950–8

4. A global Cold War, 1950–8  

Robert McMahon

in The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775413
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801784.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192801784
‘A global Cold War, 1950–8’ examines how the Cold War evolved into a more global and prolonged conflict. In Europe, both sides strengthened and solidified their positions, as exemplified by ... More
The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction

The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction  

Robert J. McMahon

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775413
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801784.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192801784
The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction argues that the massive disorder and economic ruin following the Second World War inevitably predetermined the scope and intensity of ... More

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