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Agreement through opposition: political ideology and legislative constraint in the 'special relationships' of the United States

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Since 1945 the United States (US) has constructed a global web of 'special relationships' with states that share its political values, economic philosophy, or security predicament. Whether we understand these countries as 'clients', 'tributaries', 'friends', 'allies' or 'subordinates', what sets these relationships apart is the remarkably high level of cooperation and the extent to which this has endured over the decades. One question rarely asked, however, is how we can explain variation ...

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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
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Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
MPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2016-11-15

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