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International Legitimacy and World Society

Ian Clark

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199297009
eISBN:
9780191711428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297009.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The conventional view of international society has it that it is interested only in co-existence and order amongst states. This creates a puzzle. When the historical record is examined, we discover ... More


Constitutional Environmental Rights

Tim Hayward

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199278688
eISBN:
9780191602757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278687.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book shows why a fundamental right to an adequate environment ought to be provided in the constitution of any modern democratic state. Explains why the right to an environment adequate for one’s ... More


Is there a Human Right to Democracy ?

Joshua Cohen

in The Egalitarian Conscience: Essays in Honour of G. A. Cohen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199281688
eISBN:
9780191603747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199281688.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This essay answers ‘no’ to the question raised in its title. It affirms that democracy is a political order that produces all kinds of important benefits and that justice requires democracy. However, ... More


Justice, Posterity, and the Environment

Wilfred Beckerman and Joanna Pasek

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245086
eISBN:
9780191598784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245088.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In rich countries, environmental problems are seen as problems of prosperity. In poor countries, they are seen as problems of poverty. This is because the environmental problems in poor ... More


Economic Reparations for Grave Human Rights Violations: The Argentinean Experience

José María Guembe

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Since its return to democracy, Argentina has made great efforts to address the legacy of the last military dictatorship. This paper presents a complete overview of the Argentinean policy of economic ... More


Justice in Context: The Relevance of Inter‐American Human Rights Law and Practice to Repairing the Past

Arturo J. Carrillo

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This paper examines how international law contributes to contemporary understandings of transitional justice with respect to reparations for victims of gross and systematic human rights abuses. The ... More


Care Theory and International Relations

Daniel Engster

in The Heart of Justice: Care ethics and Political Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199214358
eISBN:
9780191706684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214358.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the question: What does it mean to care for others in international relations? Sara Ruddick, Fiona Robinson, and others have outlined international relations theories based upon ... More


The Reparations Policy for Human Rights Violations in Chile

Elizabeth Lira

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This paper describes the reparations programs implemented in Chile from 1990 to 2004. These programs target the victims of human rights violations committed during the military regime (1973-1990). ... More


The Kosovo Report: Conflict, International Response, Lessons Learned

Independent International Commission on Kosovo

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243099
eISBN:
9780191599538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243093.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Kosovo Report is a final product of the work by the Independent International Commission on Kosovo, established to examine key developments prior to, during, and after the Kosovo war, including ... More


Just Peace: A Cause Worth Fighting For 1

Sir Adam Roberts

in What is a Just Peace?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199275359
eISBN:
9780191603686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199275351.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Along with identifying a number of pitfalls to be avoided in this project of conceptualizing a Just Peace, Roberts proposes using the term ‘justifiable force’ rather than Just War. This would move ... More


The Handbook of Reparations

Pablo de Greiff (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This handbook provides a broad range of essential information about past experiences with massive reparations programs as well as normative guidance for future practice. It examines in detail ... More


Peace, Justice, and Religion

David Little

in What is a Just Peace?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199275359
eISBN:
9780191603686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199275351.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Little raises many questions of international legality in addressing the finer concepts of peace enforcing, peacekeeping, peacemaking, and peace building. He accentuates the rule of law, democracy, ... More


Reparations and Civil Litigation: Compensation for Human Rights Violations in Transitional Democracies

Jaime E. Malamud‐Goti and Lucas Sebastián Grosman

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Compensation for human rights abuse can be approached from two different perspectives. The first is through principles of tort law, under which the compensation of harm for human rights abuse is no ... More


Civil and Political Justice

Simon Caney

in Justice Beyond Borders: A Global Political Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198293507
eISBN:
9780191602337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829350X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Having argued, in Ch. 2, that there are universal moral values, the next logical step is to ask what these universal moral values are; this question is pursued in Chs 3 and 4, which consider ... More


Human Rights

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:
10.1093/0198295359.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The purpose of this chapter is to articulate an understanding of basic human rights that is sufficiently clear and cogent to serve as the core of a justice‐based moral theory of international law. To ... More


The Reparations Proposals of the Truth Commissions in El Salvador and Haiti: A History of Noncompliance

Alexander Segovia

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Truth commissions were created to investigate human rights violations as a result of political negotiations in both El Salvador and Haiti. The commissions included in their reports recommendations ... More


A Liberal Theory of International Justice

Andrew Altman and Christopher Heath Wellman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199564415
eISBN:
9780191721434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564415.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This book advances a novel theory of international justice that combines the orthodox liberal notion that the lives of individuals are what ultimately matter morally with the putatively antiliberal ... More


On Nationality

David Miller

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293569
eISBN:
9780191599910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293569.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Nationalism is often dismissed today as an irrational political creed with disastrous consequences. Yet most people regard their national identity as a significant aspect of themselves, see ... More


The Effectiveness of US Human Rights Policy, 1973–1980

Kathryn Sikkink

in The International Dimensions of Democratization: Europe and the Americas

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243754
eISBN:
9780191600333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243751.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The history of US human rights policy in Latin America provides useful case studies of the interplay between ‘control’ and ‘consent’ aspects of democratization. It presents a preliminary analysis of ... More


Civil Society and Democracy Promotion

Richard Youngs

in International Democracy and the West: The Roles of Governments, Civil Society, and Multinational Business

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199274468
eISBN:
9780191602030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274460.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter argues that civil society’s perceptions of the relationship between democracy on one hand, and development, security, conflict and globalisation on the other, were less than ... More


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