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Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Patrick Thornberry

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719037931
eISBN:
9781781700617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book is a full-length study of the rights of indigenous peoples in international law, focusing in particular on instruments of human rights. The primary reference point is contemporary law, ... More


The United Nations, Intra-state Peacekeeping and Normative Change

Esref Aksu

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067488
eISBN:
9781781700525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067488.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This study explores the normative dimension of the evolving role of the United Nations in peace and security and, ultimately, in governance. What is dealt with here is both the UN's changing raison ... More


Countesses

Susan M. Johns

in Noblewomen, Aristocracy and Power in the Twelfth-Century Anglo-Norman Realm

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063046
eISBN:
9781781700280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063046.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter concentrates on charter evidence relating to those aristocratic women who were explicitly accorded the title comitissa, or else were married to men of comital rank, or were born into ... More


Witnessing

Susan M. Johns

in Noblewomen, Aristocracy and Power in the Twelfth-Century Anglo-Norman Realm

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063046
eISBN:
9781781700280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063046.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The importance of witnessing as a measure of consent to a transaction is particularly difficult to verify, since the references to consent in charters are inconsistent. The historiography of ... More


The age of rights1

Patrick Thornberry

in Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719037931
eISBN:
9781781700617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The iron cage of sovereignty-based international law loosened its power significantly in the twentieth century. A range of entities—States, international organisations, peoples, individuals, ... More


The African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights; African perspectives on indigenous peoples

Patrick Thornberry

in Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719037931
eISBN:
9781781700617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Africa has suffered incommensurately from natural and human disasters and has been riven by ethnic and tribal hatreds. The flowering of political life has been inhibited by authoritarian governments ... More


Democracy under a veil: civilisation

Kirsten Haack

in The United Nations Democracy Agenda: A Conceptual History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079818
eISBN:
9781781703212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079818.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter analyses the philosophical foundations of United Nations (UN) democracy, including the political discourse leading up to the creation of the UN, and its place in the UN Charter. It ... More


The academics: consultation and conditions

Brian Pullan and Michele Abendstern

in A History of the University of Manchester, 1973–90

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062421
eISBN:
9781781700624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062421.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

During the 1970s little appeared to have come of the 1960s dream of transforming the University into a workplace democracy, rather than a specialised institution dedicated to extending and ... More


Conclusion

Matt Cole

in Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats: Unfinished Business

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082535
eISBN:
9781781702024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082535.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the political career of Richard Wainwright and the history of the Liberal Party. The result confirms that British Liberalism had ... More


Origins and development

Norman Geras

in Crimes Against Humanity: Birth of a Concept

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082412
eISBN:
9781781702086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082412.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter sketches something of the prehistory of the idea of crimes against humanity up to the end of the Second World War, its official emergence in the Nuremberg Charter and Trial, and some ... More


Rights

Alex Mold

in Making the patient-consumer: Patient organisations and health consumerism in Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095313
eISBN:
9781781708606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095313.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The aim of this chapter is to explore the broader meaning and application of rights talk in connection with health from the 1970s to the early 1990s. It begins by considering the various ways in ... More


A union of hearts? Republican social democracy and Scottish nationalism1

Ben Jackson

Hans Schattle and Jeremy Nuttall (eds)

in Making social democrats: Citizens, mindsets, realities: Essays for David Marquand

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120304
eISBN:
9781526138804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120304.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Ben Jackson is pre-occupied, in chapter seven, with possible changes in the configuration of the United Kingdom: his essay confronts head-on the looming possibility of Scottish secession from the ... More


Charters and contexts:: gender, women and power

Susan M. Johns

in Gender, nation and conquest in the high Middle Ages: Nest of Deheubarth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089992
eISBN:
9781781706039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089992.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter considers charter evidence as a guide to women’s power in twelfth-century Wales, in order to place the analysis of Nest in a broader analytical framework. Building on the previous ... More


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