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Chapter 4

Georgina Waylen

in Engendering Transitions: Women's Mobilization, Institutions and Gender Outcomes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248032
eISBN:
9780191714894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248032.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The final part of the book deals with the relationship between transitions to democracy, women's substantive representation, and policy outcomes. It completes the analysis of the circumstances under ... More


Britain’s Fear of Shari’acracy

Kathleen M. Moore

in The Unfamiliar Abode: Islamic Law in the United States and Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387810
eISBN:
9780199777242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387810.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In March 2008, Britain's Christian Research organization disseminated a study that made the following projection: By 2020, the number of Catholics attending Sunday mass will have been surpassed by ... More


Rights-Based Restorative Justice in Canada: From Silence to Citizenship

Shannon A. Moore and Richard C. Mitchell

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter presents selected preliminary findings from an exploratory, qualitative study that began in 2008 utilizing grounded theory, analytical and methodological procedures to investigate ... More


The United Nations and the Development of Collective Security: The Delegation by the UN Security Council of its Chapter VII Powers

Dan Sarooshi

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299349
eISBN:
9780191714702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299349.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book examines one of the most important challenges facing the United Nations (UN) today: the effective and lawful use of force by or under its authority to maintain or restore peace. In ... More


Global Competition and Law: Trajectories and Promises

David J. Gerber

in Global Competition: Law, Markets, and Globalization

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199228225
eISBN:
9780191711350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228225.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter ties together the preceding sections of the book. It takes a longer and broader view of the trajectories of national competition law experience and analyzes how they have been ... More


The Quest for Legal Protection

Claudena M. Skran

in Refugees in Inter-War Europe: The Emergence of a Regime

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273929
eISBN:
9780191684081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273929.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses the impact of the international refugee regime on the creation of policy concerning the security of the legal rights of the refugees. The customary legal framework proved to be ... More


Legal Framework and Practice

Helen Keller, Magdalena Forowicz, and Lorenz Engi

in Friendly Settlements before the European Court of Human Rights: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600977
eISBN:
9780191595820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600977.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter describes the standard development of a case that arrives in Strasbourg to show the various opportunities for the settlement of a case in the different phases of the proceedings. The ... More


UK—Exemplar or Exceptional Case? 1

Roger Undy, Patricia Fosh, Huw Morris, Paul Smith, and Roderick Martin

in Managing the Unions: The Impact of Legislation on Trade Unions' Behaviour

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289197
eISBN:
9780191684685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289197.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This final chapter attempts to compare and contrast the rigid legal framework that the UK is practicing today and the emergence of the industrial action with the legal frameworks of unions in a ... More


Concluding Remarks

Dan Sarooshi

in The United Nations and the Development of Collective Security: The Delegation by the UN Security Council of its Chapter VII Powers

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299349
eISBN:
9780191714702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299349.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The aim of any collective security system is to preserve, and ensure the observance of, certain community defined values. Under Chapter VII of the UN Charter, the Security Council is mandated to ... More


United States Competition Policy Institutions: Structural Constraints and Opportunities

G. BRUCE DOERN and STEPHEN WILKS

in Comparative Competition Policy: National Institutions in a Global Market

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280620
eISBN:
9780191684371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280620.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the institutions of competition policy in the United States. Competition policy in the USA is especially interesting, given that it has gone from being largely a ... More


The Multilateral Legal Framework Governing Trade in Services

Panagiotis Delimatsis

in International Trade in Services and Domestic Regulations: Necessity, Transparency, and Regulatory Diversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533152
eISBN:
9780191714528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533152.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The GATS is an innovative endeavour to establish a multilateral framework for the progressive liberalization of trade in services. This chapter provides an introductory analysis of this Agreement, ... More


Trade in Services

Andrew Lang

in World Trade Law after Neoliberalism: Reimagining the Global Economic Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592647
eISBN:
9780191731396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592647.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter provides a case study of the processes described in a general way in the previous chapter. The purpose is to illustrate and explore in greater depth the operation of the technicalized ... More


Administrative Law and Policy of the European Union

Herwig C.H. Hofmann, Gerard C. Rowe, and Alexander H. Türk

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199286485
eISBN:
9780191730894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286485.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book provides an analysis of the administration of the European Union and the legal framework within which that administration operates. It examines the multifarious approaches, techniques, and ... More


Shareholders: The Legal Framework

Jonathan Charkham and Anne Simpson

in Fair Shares: The Future of Shareholder Power and Responsibility

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292142
eISBN:
9780191684876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292142.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This chapter examines the legal framework for shareholders in the UK. Shareholders formal rights and powers are established primarily under statute, and for listed companies, supplemented by the ... More


The Delegation of Powers to UN Subsidiary Organs

Dan Sarooshi

in The United Nations and the Development of Collective Security: The Delegation by the UN Security Council of its Chapter VII Powers

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299349
eISBN:
9780191714702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299349.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The six principal organs of the United Nations (UN) possess the authority to establish and utilise subsidiary organs in the attainment of their Charter ohjectives. The establishment and termination ... More


Through the Mirage

Sandra Fredman

in Women and the Law

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198763239
eISBN:
9780191695216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198763239.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the legal status of working women in Great Britain. It has exposed the limitations of the current legal framework and revealed that the ... More


The General Legal Framework Governing the Process of a Delegation by the UN Security Council of its chapter VII Powers

Dan Sarooshi

in The United Nations and the Development of Collective Security: The Delegation by the UN Security Council of its Chapter VII Powers

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299349
eISBN:
9780191714702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299349.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

With the creation of the United Nations (UN) in 1945, the UN Security Council was envisaged to play a central role in the maintenance or restoration of international peace and security. To this end, ... More


The Delegation of Powers to UN Member States

Dan Sarooshi

in The United Nations and the Development of Collective Security: The Delegation by the UN Security Council of its Chapter VII Powers

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299349
eISBN:
9780191714702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299349.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The United Nations (UN) Security Council consistently delegates its Chapter VII powers to UN Member States. Interestingly, although the first few instances of Korea and Southern Rhodesia were seen at ... More


The Question of Local Government

Martin Loughlin

in Legality and Locality: The Role of Law in Central-Local Government Relations

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260158
eISBN:
9780191682049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260158.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the importance of the identification of a tradition of local government and a traditional role for law within that tradition. It describes the main characteristics of the ... More


Using International Law to Combat Unlawful Targeted Killings

Philip Alston

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0071
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

International law does not offer any recognized definition of what constitutes a ‘targeted killing’ and the confluence of diverse legal frameworks further complicates matters. For the purpose of ... More


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