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Kelsen's Legal Cosmopolitanism

Lars Vinx

in Hans Kelsen's Pure Theory of Law: Legality and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199227952
eISBN:
9780191711077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227952.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Kelsen's legal cosmopolitanism argues that there is no good jurisprudential reason to deny that international law is real law. Once we reject the denial of the legal quality of international law, we ... More


Revolutions and Continuity of Law

John Finnis

in Philosophy of Law: Collected Essays Volume IV

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580088
eISBN:
9780191729409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580088.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter is written in the context of judicial appeals to legal theory in the wake of coups d'état or revolutions in the Commonwealth. It considers whether every illegal or unconstitutional act ... More


Contemporary Literature and the Legal Person

Angela Naimou

in Salvage Work: U.S. and Caribbean Literatures amid the Debris of Legal Personhood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264766
eISBN:
9780823266616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264766.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This introduction considers how the history of the Atlantic slave trade and the legal persons it has wrought shapes contemporary literary responses to global capitalism and legal personhood. It ... More


From Citizen to Migrant: The Scope of Child Statelessness in the Twenty-First Century

Jacqueline Bhabha

in Children Without a State: A Global Human Rights Challenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015271
eISBN:
9780262295437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015271.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores the effects of the absence of legal identity and statelessness on children in different parts of the world, and discusses the relationship between birth registration and ... More


To Register or Not to Register? Legal Identity, Birth Registration, and Inclusive Development

Caroline Vandenabeele

in Children Without a State: A Global Human Rights Challenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015271
eISBN:
9780262295437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015271.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter takes an empirical and pragmatic view of legal identity, birth registration, and inclusive development questions. Intensive research and experiences in Nepal, Bangladesh, and Cambodia ... More


Children Without a State: A Global Human Rights Challenge

Jacqueline Bhabha (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015271
eISBN:
9780262295437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015271.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Children are among the most vulnerable citizens of the world, with a special need for the protections, rights, and services offered by states, and yet, they are particularly at risk from ... More


The Extinction of States

JAMES CRAWFORD

in The Creation of States in International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199228423
eISBN:
9780191714375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228423.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the questions associated with State extinction, temporary or permanent. Specifically, it considers the circumstances for a State to become extinct so that the various incidents ... More


Legal Reinforcement of Gender Norms

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter serves as an introduction to Part II of this book. It provides an overview to the subjects discussed in this part, such as the areas in which the concerns of people with an intersex ... More


Douglass: Testimony without Identity

Shari Goldberg

in Quiet Testimony: A Theory of Witnessing from Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254774
eISBN:
9780823261055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254774.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

How is it that Frederick Douglass did not find it necessary to foreground his racial identity until late in life, as he suggests in the 1892 supplement to Life and Times? This chapter proposes two ... More


What’s in a Name?

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines whether transsexuals and people with an intersex condition should be allowed to create their own legal identity through the use of the name and sex indicator they choose on ... More


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