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The Economics of Language Policy

The Economics of Language Policy

Michele Gazzola and Bengt-Arne Wickström (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034708
eISBN:
9780262335980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034708.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In an era of globalization, issues of language diversity have economic and political implications. Transnational labor mobility, trade, social inclusion of migrants, democracy in multilingual ... More

Global Powers in the 21st CenturyStrategies and Relations

Global Powers in the 21st Century: Strategies and Relations

Alexander T.J. Lennon and Amanda Kozlowski (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262622189
eISBN:
9780262288224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262622189.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Although the United States is considered the world’s only superpower, other major powers seek to strengthen the roles they play on the global stage. Because of the Iraq War and its repercussions, ... More

Oil, Illiberalism, and WarAn Analysis of Energy and US Foreign Policy

Oil, Illiberalism, and War: An Analysis of Energy and US Foreign Policy

Andrew T. Price-Smith

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262029063
eISBN:
9780262327527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029063.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The United States is addicted to crude oil. In this book, Andrew Price-Smith argues that this addiction has distorted the conduct of American foreign policy in profound and malign ways, resulting in ... More

The Power of Words in International RelationsBirth of an Anti-Whaling Discourse

The Power of Words in International Relations: Birth of an Anti-Whaling Discourse

Charlotte Epstein

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262050920
eISBN:
9780262272384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262050920.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the second half of the twentieth century, worldwide attitudes toward whaling shifted from widespread acceptance to moral censure. Why? Whaling, once as important to the global economy as oil is ... More

Rethinking ViolenceStates and Non-State Actors in Conflict

Rethinking Violence: States and Non-State Actors in Conflict

Erica Chenoweth and Adria Lawrence (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014205
eISBN:
9780262266086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014205.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

States, nationalist movements, and ethnic groups in conflict with one another are often forced to choose between violent and nonviolent strategies. Although major wars between sovereign states have ... More

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