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Tribal Constitutionalism: States, Tribes, and the Governance of Membership

Kirsty Gover

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199587094
eISBN:
9780191595363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587094.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In settler societies, tribal self-governance creates a legal distinction between indigeneity (defined by settler governments) and tribal membership (defined by tribes). Many legally indigenous ... More


Statehood, Territory, and Title

Malcolm Shaw

in Title to Territory in Africa: International Legal Issues

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198253792
eISBN:
9780191681424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198253792.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The concept and consequences of statehood play a crucial role within the body of international law. However, historically, statehood in the international laws has been an ambiguous amalgam of law and ... More


War and Peace: Military Occupation and Governance

Gary Lawson and Guy Seidman

in The Constitution of Empire: Territorial Expansion and American Legal History

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102314
eISBN:
9780300128963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102314.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses how the United States governs its occupied territories during war. During war, it is possible for the United States to occupy and govern a territory that will not be deemed ... More


Introduction: Territory in International Law

Malcolm Shaw

in Title to Territory in Africa: International Legal Issues

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198253792
eISBN:
9780191681424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198253792.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Territory is crucial in determining the sovereignty of a state. As Oppenheim has noted, ‘a State without a territory is not possible’. This does not mean territoriality is the single criterion of ... More


The Colonization of Africa

Malcolm Shaw

in Title to Territory in Africa: International Legal Issues

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198253792
eISBN:
9780191681424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198253792.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In pre-colonial Africa, the concept of fixed borders typical of European-style states was a foreign and unfamiliar concept. Although no fixed borders were imminent in pre-colonial Africa, ... More


Self-Determination, Decolonization and Territory

Malcolm Shaw

in Title to Territory in Africa: International Legal Issues

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198253792
eISBN:
9780191681424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198253792.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

One of the prevailing issues of international relations since 1945 has been the advent of decolonization, whereby several European colonies emerged as sovereign and independent nations. Although ... More


Limits: Conquest and Colonialism

Gary Lawson and Guy Seidman

in The Constitution of Empire: Territorial Expansion and American Legal History

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102314
eISBN:
9780300128963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102314.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the constitutionality of these acquisitions by the United States to create a seemingly overseas empire. In 1854, the United States completed its acquisition of the American ... More


Accounting for Difference in Treaty Interpretation Over Time

Julian Arato

in Interpretation in International Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198725749
eISBN:
9780191792731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725749.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The law of treaty interpretation aspires to unity. All treaties are formally subject to the same rules of interpretation, codified in the Vienna Convention. Yet time and again we hear that some kinds ... More


The Protection of Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories

Eugene Cotran and Emma Brown

in Constitutionalism in Islamic Countries: Between Upheaval and Continuity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199759880
eISBN:
9780190259921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199759880.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the protection given to fundamental freedoms and human rights in the Palestinian Territories and the work of the Palestinian Independent Commission for Human Rights in ... More


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