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Created Equal: How the Bible Broke with Ancient Political Thought

Joshua A. Berman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374704
eISBN:
9780199871438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374704.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Biblical Studies

This book reveals the Hebrew Bible to be a sophisticated work of political philosophy, and the birthplace of egalitarian thought. Focusing on the Pentateuch, this book lays bare the manner in which ... More


Explaining Institutional Change in Europe

Adrienne Heritier

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199298129
eISBN:
9780191711633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298129.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book poses the question: how and why do institutions change? Institutions, understood as rules of behaviour constraining and facilitating social interaction, are subject to different forms and ... More


Judicial Control in the European Union: Reforming Jurisdiction in the Intergovernmental Pillars

Alicia Hinarejos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199569960
eISBN:
9780191721977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569960.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The EU's activity under its intergovernmental pillars — The Common Foreign and Security Policy and Justice and Home Affairs — has traditionally been beyond the scope of judicial control offered by ... More


Just Peace: A Dangerous Objective

Yossi Beilin

in What is a Just Peace?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199275359
eISBN:
9780191603686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199275351.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Beilin was a former chief negotiator for the Israeli government in the Oslo process at Camp David and Taba. He brings a valuable contribution to this volume as a practitioner and political scientist ... More


Vienna and the Slave Trade, 1815

Ian Clark

in International Legitimacy and World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199297009
eISBN:
9780191711428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297009.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The first case study is the Declaration against the slave trade made as part of the Congress of Vienna in 1815. How and why did this become an international concern, and with what results? The ... More


Versailles and Racial Equality, 1919

Ian Clark

in International Legitimacy and World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199297009
eISBN:
9780191711428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297009.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the exceptional case in that the proposal to include a racial equality clause in the League Covenant was rejected. On the other hand, this is another case where the norm was supported by a ... More


Versailles and Social Justice, 1919

Ian Clark

in International Legitimacy and World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199297009
eISBN:
9780191711428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297009.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Perhaps the least discussed aspect of the 1919 settlement is its provisions on social justice, and yet an entire section of the Versailles Treaty and an article of the League Covenant were devoted to ... More


EU Trade Policy: The Exclusive Versus Shared' Competence Debate

Sophie Meunier and Kalypso Nicolaïdis

in The State of the European Union: Risks, Reform, Resistance, and Revival

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297574
eISBN:
9780191598982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297572.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter argues that the policy equilibrium established by the Treaty is unlikely to be sustainable due to several challenges. These are the relaunching of multilateral trade negotiations under ... More


From Maastricht to the Constitutional Treaty: the Return of National Parliaments?

Berthold Rittberger

in Building Europe's Parliament: Democratic Representation Beyond the Nation State

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199273423
eISBN:
9780191602764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273421.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Analyses the developments from the Maastricht Treaty leading up to the approval of the Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe. It is first shown that after adoption of the SEA, the role of ... More


Appeals Unanswered: From Amsterdam to Lausanne

Donald Markwell

in John Maynard Keynes and International Relations: Economic Paths to War and Peace

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780198292364
eISBN:
9780191715525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292364.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Within three weeks of leaving the Paris Peace Conference, Keynes had begun to write a book on the Treaty and the economic condition of Europe. He was uncertain whether he would persevere with it, but ... More


Analysis and Conclusions

Jeffrey S. Lantis

in The Life and Death of International Treaties: Double-Edged Diplomacy and the Politics of Ratification in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199535019
eISBN:
9780191715952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535019.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes data from eighteen case studies and draws conclusions regarding the significance of ratification processes. Broad lessons of this study are that the ratification process can be ... More


Promoting Solidarity in the European Union

Malcolm Ross and Yuri Borgmann-Prebil (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583188
eISBN:
9780191594502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583188.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, EU Law

The European Commission has claimed that ‘Solidarity is part of how European society works...’ . But how are we to understand solidarity and what are its implications to government policy? This book ... More


The Moral Dimensions of Human Rights

Carl Wellman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199744787
eISBN:
9780199827138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744787.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book discusses all three species of human rights—moral, international, and national—at length, but it pays special attention to the moral reasons that are relevant to each species. The first ... More


Understanding US Opposition to the ICC

Jason Ralph

in Defending the Society of States: Why America Opposes the International Criminal Court and its Vision of World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199214310
eISBN:
9780191706615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214310.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explains why the Clinton administration chose to sign, and the Bush administration chose to ‘unsign’ the Rome Treaty. Both argued that the Treaty violated the principle of sovereign ... More


The Life and Death of International Treaties: Double-Edged Diplomacy and the Politics of Ratification in Comparative Perspective

Jeffrey S. Lantis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199535019
eISBN:
9780191715952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535019.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This book studies international treaty ratification processes in multiple issue areas. This study sets out to fill a gap in political science scholarship by investigating the role that international ... More


The Foundations of Ostpolitik: The Making of the Moscow Treaty between West Germany and the USSR

Julia von Dannenberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228195
eISBN:
9780191711367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228195.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Based on recently released archival sources, this book analyses the German-Soviet negotiations leading to the conclusion of the Moscow Treaty of August 1970. This treaty was the linchpin of the ‘New ... More


Weapons and the Law of Armed Conflict

William Boothby

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199569946
eISBN:
9780191705250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569946.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book is about the law of armed conflict governing the use of weapons. It interprets these rules and discusses the factors influencing future developments in weapons law. After relating the ... More


Policing and Immigration: The Creation of New Policy Spaces

Penelope Turnbull and Wayne Sandholtz

in The Institutionalization of Europe

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199247967
eISBN:
9780191601088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924796X.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

An analysis is made of the creation of new European Union (EU) spaces for cooperation in policing and immigration policies. The Treaty of Rome was silent on both topics, and before the Maastricht ... More


THE UNITED STATES 2004 MODEL BILATERAL INVESTMENT TREATY AND DENIAL OF JUSTICE IN INTERNATIONAL LAW

Stephen M. Schwebel

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

In 2004, the United States government adopted and published a Model Bilateral Investment Treaty that substantially revised the Model Bilateral Investment Treaty previously employed by it in ... More


European Foreign Policy

Simon J. Nuttall

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293361
eISBN:
9780191684982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293361.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book traces the development of the European Union's foreign policy making from the old governmental co-operation (EPC) to the common foreign and security policy introduced by the Maastricht ... More


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