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Principled Proposals for Reform

Allen Buchanan

in Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Briefly restates the central argument of the book and then summarizes the main proposals for reforming the international legal system that the preceding chapters have developed on its basis. It sets ... More


The New Paternalism

William Bain

in Between Anarchy and Society: Trusteeship and the Obligations of Power

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199260263
eISBN:
9780191600975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260265.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

On 1 Nov 1994, the UN Trusteeship Council voted to suspend operations after Palau, the last remaining trust territory, attained independence. The sovereign state has emerged out of decolonization as ... More


Introduction: The Idea of a Moral Theory of International Law

Allen Buchanan

in Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Explains why a moral theory of international law is needed, refutes several prominent views that purport to rule out the possibility of such a theory, sets out the criteria that the needed theory ... More


Consensus and Global Environmental Governance: Deliberative Democracy in Nature's Regime

Walter F. Baber and Robert V. Bartlett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028738
eISBN:
9780262327046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028738.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book explores the practical and conceptual implications of the de facto necessity of consensus for development of international environmental law. Juristic democracy emphasizes the role of the ... More


Eclectic corporatism and state interventions in post-colonial Hong Kong

Ma Ngok

in Repositioning the Hong Kong Government: Social Foundations and Political Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083497
eISBN:
9789882209107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083497.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter outlines the transformation of governance in Hong Kong since the colonial era. It seeks to debunk the myth of Hong Kong's colonial laissez-faire policy as the result of ideological ... More


The Advocacy Trap: Transnational Activism and State Power in China

Stephen Noakes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526119476
eISBN:
9781526132413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119476.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What does China’s rise mean for transnational civil society? What happens when global activist networks engage a powerful and norm-resistant new hegemon? This book combines detailed ethnographic ... More


Justifying violence: Communicative ethics and the use of force in Kosovo

Naomi Head

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083075
eISBN:
9781781706091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083075.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

When is the use of force for humanitarian purposes legitimate± The book examines this question through one of the most controversial examples of humanitarian intervention in the post-Cold War period: ... More


Liberal realism: A realist theory of liberal politics

Matt Sleat

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088902
eISBN:
9781781706190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088902.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Events at the beginning of the twenty-first century have served to demonstrate to us the truth of the insight at the heart of the recent renewed interest in realist political theory that politics is ... More


Trusting Green: The Organizations behind the Information

Graham Bullock

in Green Grades: Can Information Save the Earth?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036429
eISBN:
9780262340984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036429.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 3 begins with a decision scenario involving the Forest Stewardship Council and Sustainable Forestry Initiative. They both provide information about toilet paper greenness, but which of these ... More


Legitimacy and the Good

Neal Curtis

in Sovereignty and Superheroes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085048
eISBN:
9781526104434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085048.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Contrary to the usual connection of Superman to Nietzsche’s Übermensch, this chapter offers a reading of Superman in relation to Plato’s conception of the Good. The connection is made via Superman’s ... More


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