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Peremptory Norms and State Immunity

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in Peremptory Norms in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546114
eISBN:
9780191712203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546114.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter deals with the impact of jus cogens on State immunity. It begins by examining the scope of State immunity, then addresses sources of law to establish whether State immunity is really ... More


Functional Immunity

Rosanne Van Alebeek

in The Immunity of States and Their Officials in International Criminal Law and International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199232475
eISBN:
9780191696558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232475.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Functional immunity of foreign state officials is typically approached as a consequence of the rule of state's immunity. This in turn, creates questions on the scope of the rule of state immunity in ... More


Human Rights and the Immunities of State Officials

Philippa Webb

in Hierarchy in International Law: The Place of Human Rights

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199647071
eISBN:
9780191738999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199647071.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the norm conflict that arises when a state official is accused of serious human rights violations in the court of another state. The human rights norm militates in favour of ... More


Personal Immunity

Rosanne Van Alebeek

in The Immunity of States and Their Officials in International Criminal Law and International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199232475
eISBN:
9780191696558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232475.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

One of the benefits a state official possesses is a comprehensive personal immunity from the jurisdiction of foreign national courts during their term of office. Diplomatic and head of state immunity ... More


The Impact of the European Convention on Human Rights

Fiona Leverick

in Killing in Self-Defence

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199283460
eISBN:
9780191712654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283460.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the impact of Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights (the right to life) on the law of self-defence. It concludes that Article 2 clearly does not permit lethal ... More


Revolution: Amnesia and Prohibition

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/9780520225268.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes how the nationalist revolution succeeded in undermining the legitimacy of local elites, even as state officials continued to rely on them for governmental assistance, and also ... More


Dividing the Poor

Mun Young Cho

in The Specter of "the People": Urban Poverty in Northeast China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451652
eISBN:
9780801467431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451652.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the processes of differential impoverishment: why and in what ways the urban poor and rural migrants in Hadong have reinforced the distinctions between them rather than ... More


Cataloging the Social World

Ian F. Mcneely

in The Emancipation of Writing: German Civil Society in the Making, 1790s-1820s

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233300
eISBN:
9780520928527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233300.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses the state officials and local citizens who drew on a host of powerful Enlightenment ideas—encyclopedism—to portray and depict this new civic landscape in the statistical ... More


Coming Clean: Information Disclosure and Environmental Performance

Michael E. Kraft, Mark Stephan, and Troy D. Abel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014953
eISBN:
9780262295208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014953.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book investigates the process of information disclosure as a policy strategy for environmental protection. The process, which is a new approach to environmental protection, sometimes leads ... More


Induced Nostalgia

Aaron Ansell

in Zero Hunger: Political Culture and Antipoverty Policy in Northeast Brazil

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469613970
eISBN:
9781469613994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469613970.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines a technique called “induced nostalgia,” which refers to practices by which state officials linked romantic notions of collective labor to idealized visions of the rural past, ... More


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