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Cooperation and Power in a Pluralist World

Nico Krisch

in Beyond Constitutionalism: The Pluralist Structure of Postnational Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199228317
eISBN:
9780191594793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228317.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

Chapter 7 focuses on prospects of cooperation and problems of power in pluralism. Assertions of competing supremacy claims are typically part of processes of change in the respective regimes, and ... More


Situating the Argument: Legal History, Institutional Change, and Integration Theory

Peter L. Lindseth

in Power and Legitimacy: Reconciling Europe and the Nation-State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195390148
eISBN:
9780199866397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390148.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter relates the argument of the book to the existing literature on European integration. It entails three elements: placing European integration within an historiographical framework ... More


The Future of Human Rights

Upendra Baxi

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195690439
eISBN:
9780199081059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195690439.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book hopes to further contribute to teaching, research, and activist contention about the uncertain futures of human rights in a hyperglobalizing world. The issue of politics — the combined and ... More


The Imperialist Argument

Arvind Sharma

in Are Human Rights Western?: A Contribution to the Dialogue of Civilizations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679489
eISBN:
9780199081714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679489.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the imperial argument for the claim that human rights are Western. One version of the argument is that the colonized had no concept of human rights as such. Thus, the very ... More


Paramilitary Imprisonment in Northern Ireland: Resistance, Management, and Release

Kieran McEvoy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299073
eISBN:
9780191685590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299073.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book offers a unique analysis of paramilitary imprisonment in Northern Ireland. The central focus of the book is the struggle between inmates and the state concerning the prisoners' assertion of ... More


Supremacy Restrained

André Nollkaemper

in National Courts and the International Rule of Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199236671
eISBN:
9780191725234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236671.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter first discusses the causes of resistance against recognizing the domestic supremacy of international law and the fact that, even though international law is not insensitive to ... More


Emancipation in the Idea of Labour Law

Adelle Blackett

in The Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693610
eISBN:
9780191729744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores three ways in which the familiar boundaries of labour law may be reimagined to extend its animating idea beyond the industrialized market economy. It looks ‘before’ ... More


Human Rights and Personal Self-Defense in International Law

Jan Arno Hessbruegge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190655020
eISBN:
9780190655051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190655020.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Although overshadowed by the right to interstate self-defense, the right to personal self-defense also forms part of international law. It is a general principle of law recognized by nations, because ... More


Wuhan’s Showdown at the Supreme Court

Qiang Fang and Xiaobing Li

in Power versus Law in Modern China: Cities, Courts, and the Communist Party

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173931
eISBN:
9780813169958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173931.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Chapter three continues the discussion of the case at the Supreme Court in 2002. Not surprisingly, the Supreme Court swiftly dismissed the lawsuit. The chapter also looks at the many just and natural ... More


Introduction

David C. Williams

in The Mythic Meanings of the Second Amendment: Taming Political Violence in a Constitutional Republic

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095623
eISBN:
9780300127553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095623.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes the influence of constitutional stories to tame political violence that shapes the lives of the people, and uses two different stories to mark out the poles of a continuum of ... More


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