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Initial Theory of Sovereignty

David P. Gauthier

in The Logic of Leviathan: The Moral and Political Theory of Thomas Hobbes

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198246169
eISBN:
9780191680939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246169.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter indicates a departure from the usual interpretation of Thomas Hobbes's political theory. Although there are differences between the presentation of the theory in Leviathan and the ... More


International Organizations and their Exercise of Sovereign Powers

Dan Sarooshi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225774
eISBN:
9780191710346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225774.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book considers the exercise of sovereign powers by international organizations that include the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, and the European Union in order to answer ... More


Introduction

DAN SAROOSHI

in International Organizations and their Exercise of Sovereign Powers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225774
eISBN:
9780191710346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225774.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of the purpose of the book, which is to provide a conceptual and legal analysis of the exercise by international organizations of sovereign ... More


Concluding Remarks

DAN SAROOSHI

in International Organizations and their Exercise of Sovereign Powers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225774
eISBN:
9780191710346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225774.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. The contestations between States over rival conceptions of sovereignty within international organizations are often the very same ... More


Empire: Gaze, Discipline, Rule

Michael E. Meeker

in A Nation of Empire: The Ottoman Legacy of Turkish Modernity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225268
eISBN:
9780520929128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225268.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the channels through which the local elites of the rural societies could have identified with and participated in the imperial system, and studies the relationship between ... More


The Generalised Biopolitical Border: Security as The Normal Technique of Government

Nick Vaughan-Williams

in Border Politics: The Limits of Sovereign Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637324
eISBN:
9780748652747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637324.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter traces Giorgo Agamben's engagement with and development of Michel Foucault's understanding of the biopolitical structures of the West in order to explore the possibilities of his ... More


Sovereignty and Occupation

Peter M. R. Stirk

in The Politics of Military Occupation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636716
eISBN:
9780748652754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636716.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter deals with the concept of sovereignty. No neglect has befallen it. Indeed, if anything, the concept is now made to do too much work. From the recognition that the occupier is not the ... More


Legislative Power and Sovereignty

Geoffrey Marshall

in Constitutional Theory

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198761211
eISBN:
9780191695148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198761211.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses sovereign legislative power, which means that Parliament can legislate for all persons and all places. It explains why sovereign legislative power has never enjoyed universal ... More


Democracy's Spectacle: Sovereignty and Public Life in Antebellum American Writing

Jennifer Greiman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230990
eISBN:
9780823241156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230990.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

“What is the hangman but a servant of law? And what is that law but an expression of public opinion? And if public opinion be brutal and thou a component part thereof, art thou not the hangman's ... More


Post-Founding Transformations

Sarbani Sen

in The Constitution of India: Popular Sovereignty and Democratic Transformations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071600
eISBN:
9780199080045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071600.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter attempts to trace the path of exercise of the principle of popular sovereignty in the post-founding period in its third stage of redefinition. In the Indian constitutional tradition, in ... More


The Social Question and the Problem of History after Empire

Uday Singh Mehta

in Lineages of Empire: The Historical Roots of British Imperial Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264393
eISBN:
9780191734571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264393.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Decolonization of the European empires in the twentieth century was spurred by the colonized based on two purposes: the desire for independence, and the desire to build a sovereign political ... More


Introduction

Fred Dallmayr

in In Search of the Good Life: A Pedogogy for Troubled Times

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124575
eISBN:
9780813134994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124575.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses an alternative conception that is traceable to Athens and Jerusalem and which stands in stark opposition to the modern glorification of sovereign power, totalizing ideologies, ... More


A Revision of the Concept of Monetary Sovereignty 1

Claus D. Zimmerman

in A Contemporary Concept of Monetary Sovereignty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680740
eISBN:
9780191760686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680740.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

Large parts of the literature analyse monetary sovereignty as a static catalogue of state competences in monetary and financial matters. Approaching the concept of monetary sovereignty that way ... More


War and Competition between States

Philippe Contamine (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202141
eISBN:
9780191675188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202141.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

In the five hundred years covered by this volume there was scarcely a year which passed without either war or some open demonstration of hostility between the many sovereign powers which governed ... More


States of War: Enlightenment Origins of the Political

David Bates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158053
eISBN:
9780231528665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158053.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

We fear that the growing threat of violent attack has upset the balance between existential concepts of political power, which emphasize security, and traditional notions of constitutional limits ... More


Kelsen and Legal Power *

Norberto Bobbio

in Normativity and Norms: Critical Perspectives on Kelsenian Themes

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198763154
eISBN:
9780191695209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198763154.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In general legal and political theory, norm and power are two sides of the same coin. Of these two sides of the same coin, some theories of state emphasize the first, others the second. Indeed, ... More


Dying Is Not Permitted: Guantánamo Bay and the Liberal Subject of International Relations

Lauren B. Wilcox

in Bodies of Violence: Theorizing Embodied Subjects in International Relations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384488
eISBN:
9780199384501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384488.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Chapter 2 turns to Guantánamo Bay, one of the most controversial sites of violence in contemporary International Relations, to argue that the political dynamics of the practices of torture, hunger ... More


States of Reasoning: Modern Natural-Law Theory

David William Bates

in States of War: Enlightenment Origins of the Political

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158053
eISBN:
9780231528665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158053.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter draws on three exemplary seventeenth-century texts written in the natural-law tradition (by Grotius, Hobbes, and Pufendorf) to examine how these authors isolated the logical development ... More


Power in Concert: The Nineteenth-Century Origins of Global Governance

Jennifer Mitzen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226060088
eISBN:
9780226060255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060255.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How states cooperate in the absence of a sovereign power is a perennial question in international relations. This book argues that global governance is more than just the cooperation of states under ... More


Constitution and Revolution

Sarbani Sen

in The Constitution of India: Popular Sovereignty and Democratic Transformations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071600
eISBN:
9780199080045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071600.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the significance of the Constituent Assembly as the culmination of the prior period of revolutionary struggle, and how its procedures for decision making were a creative ... More


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