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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


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