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Dangerous Trade: Arms Exports, Human Rights, and International Reputation

Jennifer Erickson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170963
eISBN:
9780231539036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170963.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book assesses the impact of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) that was approved by the United Nations in 2013 and which set legally binding standards to regulate global arms exports. It explores the ... More


The Potential of the Arms Trade Treaty to Reduce Violations of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law

Gro Nystuen and Kjølv Egeland

in Promoting Peace Through International Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198722731
eISBN:
9780191789496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722731.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The chapter evaluates the potential of the Arms Trade Treaty to identify and reduce violations of international humanitarian law and human rights law. It assesses the process and the outcome of the ... More


Introduction and Overview

Jennifer L. Erickson

in Dangerous Trade: Arms Exports, Human Rights, and International Reputation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170963
eISBN:
9780231539036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170963.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This introductory chapter presents the framework of the entire study premised on the case of arms trade and its policy controls. For producing states, the arms trade serves as a tool of foreign ... More


Targeting States

Sarah S. Stroup and Wendy H. Wong

in The Authority Trap: Strategic Choices of International NGOs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501702143
eISBN:
9781501709777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702143.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

States are the “natural” target for INGOs, yet how INGOs approach them depends on their authority. In this chapter, we demonstrate how leading INGOs use different strategies to work with states, ... More


Conclusion: Towards a Research Agenda on Non-Great Power Institutions

Adam Bower

in Norms Without the Great Powers: International Law and Changing Social Standards in World Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198789871
eISBN:
9780191831522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198789871.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This final chapter returns to the study’s original motivation: understanding whether, and when, multilateral treaties can serve as an effective means of generating international change under ... More


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