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‘Jus Gentium’ and the Law of Nature in Asia (1956)

C. H. Alexandrowicz

in The Law of Nations in Global History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198766070
eISBN:
9780191820649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766070.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the development of the law of nations in Asia. China, for instance, developed their own notions of inter-state law and practice with a strong emphasis on the institution of ... More


The Innocent Worthy Victim Frame: Comparing Trafficking and Coercive Sterilization/Abortion

Meghana Nayak

in Who Is Worthy of Protection?: Gender-Based Asylum and U.S. Immigration Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199397624
eISBN:
9780199397648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397624.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter posits that asylum seekers fleeing trafficking and coercive sterilization/abortion, two different types of violence, face similar expectations of offering a narrative about “innocence.” ... More


Global Governance with Chinese Characteristics?

Niall Duggan, Wei Shen, and Jörn-Carsten Gottwald

in Global Governance from Regional Perspectives: A Critical View

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198793342
eISBN:
9780191835193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793342.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The socio-economic development of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) can be seen as a tectonic shift in the global order. One of the oldest civilizations, which had withdrawn from the pillars of ... More


Collective Identities, Shifting Population Membership, and Niche Construction Theory: implications from Taiwanese and Chinese empirical evidence

Melissa J. Brown

in Population in the Human Sciences: Concepts, Models, Evidence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199688203
eISBN:
9780191767500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688203.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

That ethnic populations can change membership challenges a theoretical concept of population to explain such dynamics. Regime changes and mass migrations have expanded and contracted the historical ... More


Linking Late-Imperial and Early Modern Population Dynamics in the Lower Yangzi Valley: an analysis of Xiaoji township

Mark Elvin

in Population in the Human Sciences: Concepts, Models, Evidence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199688203
eISBN:
9780191767500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688203.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a reconstruction of mortality, nuptiality, and fertility dynamics in the Lower Yangzi Valley from the early nineteenth to the second quarter of the twentieth century. Principal ... More


Re-assessing foreign policy 1969–72

Thomas Robb

in A strained partnership?: US-UK relations in the era of detente, 196977

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719091759
eISBN:
9781781706985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091759.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter begins with an overview of the main foreign policy aims of each country and an analysis of how foreign policy was created in each capital. From here, this chapter demonstrates the ... More


Global Rebalancing and Instability

Andrew Farlow

in Crash and Beyond: Causes and Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199578016
eISBN:
9780191808623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199578016.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter focuses on the emergence of new configurations of economic power and new potentials for economic instability in the wake of the financial crisis of 2008. Whereas economic growth was low, ... More


Into Development

Guy Fiti Sinclair

in To Reform the World: International Organizations and the Making of Modern States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198757962
eISBN:
9780191817861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757962.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the extension of the International Labour Organization (ILO)’s technical assistance to countries beyond Europe. Under pressure from its membership, as well as exogenous ... More


China’s Influence in Asian Monetary Policy Affairs

John D. Ciorciari

in Rising China's Influence in Developing Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198758518
eISBN:
9780191818417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758518.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter asks whether China has managed to exert significant influence over Asian states within the increasingly important arena of monetary policy. It highlights China’s structural influence, ... More


China’s Influence on Asian States During the Creation of the UN Human Rights Council: 2005–2007

Rosemary Foot and Rana Siu Inboden

in Rising China's Influence in Developing Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198758518
eISBN:
9780191818417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758518.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates how China used its influence with developing states from Asia to achieve its objectives during the negotiations to replace the UN Commission on Human Rights with a new Human ... More


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