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The Decolonization of International Law: State Succession and the Law of Treaties

Matthew Craven

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217625
eISBN:
9780191705410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217625.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The issue of state succession continues to be a vital and complex focal point for public international lawyers, yet it has remained strangely resistant to effective articulation. The formative period ... More


Concluding Remarks

Dan Sarooshi

in The United Nations and the Development of Collective Security: The Delegation by the UN Security Council of its Chapter VII Powers

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299349
eISBN:
9780191714702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299349.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The aim of any collective security system is to preserve, and ensure the observance of, certain community defined values. Under Chapter VII of the UN Charter, the Security Council is mandated to ... More


Securing Human Rights?: Achievements and Challenges of the UN Security Council

Bardo Fassbender (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199641499
eISBN:
9780191732218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641499.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The contributions to this book, which are based on lectures delivered at the Academy of European Law in Florence, take a closer look at the two sides of the United Nations Security Council's ... More


The United Nations and the Development of Collective Security: The Delegation by the UN Security Council of its Chapter VII Powers

Dan Sarooshi

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299349
eISBN:
9780191714702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299349.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book examines one of the most important challenges facing the United Nations (UN) today: the effective and lawful use of force by or under its authority to maintain or restore peace. In ... More


Introduction

Dan Sarooshi

in The United Nations and the Development of Collective Security: The Delegation by the UN Security Council of its Chapter VII Powers

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299349
eISBN:
9780191714702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299349.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book provides a legal analysis of the institutional mechanisms and processes which the United Nations (UN) employs force to maintain or restore international peace. The focus is both on the law ... More


Iraq and the Use of Force in International Law

Marc Weller

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199595303
eISBN:
9780191595769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595303.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The prohibition of the use of force is one of the most crucial elements of the international legal order. Our understanding of that rule was both advanced and challenged during the period commencing ... More


From Korea to Kuwait: Britain and Coalitions of the Willing

Nigel D. White

in Democracy goes to War: British Military Deployments under International Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199218592
eISBN:
9780191705595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218592.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The deployment of large numbers of British troops to both Korea in 1950 and to Kuwait in 1990 followed similar domestic and international legal paths, though the political contexts were quite ... More


Is There a Human Right to Development?

RUMU SARKAR

in International Development Law: Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Global Finance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398281
eISBN:
9780199866366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398281.003.004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines whether there is a human right to development. It is the most legally focused of all the chapters and essentially tracks the historical antecedents of the “right to ... More


Non-proliferation Law and the United Nations System: The U.N. Political Bodies

Daniel H. Joyner

in International Law and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199204908
eISBN:
9780191709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204908.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the role of the United Nations political bodies in creating, facilitating, maintaining, and enforcing international law on the subject of the proliferation of weapons of mass ... More


Lawbreaker or Lawmaker? Britain and International Law on the Use of Force

Nigel D. White

in Democracy goes to War: British Military Deployments under International Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199218592
eISBN:
9780191705595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218592.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter gives an account of the current debate on the international rules governing the use of military force, its approach differs from the normal approach in that seeks to discern the rules ... More


Between Idealism and Realism: Britain, the UN, and NATO

Nigel D. White

in Democracy goes to War: British Military Deployments under International Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199218592
eISBN:
9780191705595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218592.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The government's decisions to deploy troops since 1945 have been increasingly made within international institutional frameworks. The UK, as a permanent member of the UN Security Council, and as an ... More


The Delegation of Powers to UN Subsidiary Organs

Dan Sarooshi

in The United Nations and the Development of Collective Security: The Delegation by the UN Security Council of its Chapter VII Powers

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299349
eISBN:
9780191714702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299349.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The six principal organs of the United Nations (UN) possess the authority to establish and utilise subsidiary organs in the attainment of their Charter ohjectives. The establishment and termination ... More


“Constitutional” Interpretation

JOSÉ E. ALVAREZ

in International Organizations as Law-makers

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198765639
eISBN:
9780191710070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765639.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses ‘constitutional’ interpretation of a Charter. It compares the United Nations Charter and the United States Constitution, citing that both provide institutional mechanisms to ... More


Humanitarian Intervention

Heather Jacques Wood, Taylor Nuttall, and Kendall Stiles

in International Norms and Cycles of Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195380088
eISBN:
9780199855377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380088.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter reviews the normative context (the state of the discourse and international practice regarding humanitarian intervention) circa 1945. It assesses the extent to which the debates ... More


Institutional Provisions

Petros C. Mavroidis

in Trade in Goods: The GATT and the Other Agreements Regulating Trade in Goods

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552139
eISBN:
9780191716591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552139.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The institutional provisions of the GATT have been overtaken by the provision included in the Agreement Establishing the WTO. The Agreement Establishing the WTO largely replicated the GATT approach ... More


Compliance Theory

Mary Ellen O'Connell

in The Power and Purpose of International Law: Insights from the Theory and Practice of Enforcement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195368949
eISBN:
9780199871100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368949.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

After World War II, the international legal restrictions on the use of force were finally codified in the United Nations Charter. The United States championed the Charter until Morgenthau and his ... More


Unilateral Armed Measures

Mary Ellen O'Connell

in The Power and Purpose of International Law: Insights from the Theory and Practice of Enforcement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195368949
eISBN:
9780199871100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368949.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The UN Charter regulates the use of force by states. It permits states to use armed force to enforce a limited set of rights under international law. Principally, states may use force in individual ... More


Introduction

Bardo Fassbender

in Securing Human Rights?: Achievements and Challenges of the UN Security Council

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199641499
eISBN:
9780191732218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641499.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This introductory chapter aims at providing a framework for this book which deals with different aspects of the issue of human rights and the UN Security Council. On the one hand, the Security ... More


The Security Council and Human Rights—from Discretion to Promote to Obligation to Protect

Daphna Shraga

in Securing Human Rights?: Achievements and Challenges of the UN Security Council

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199641499
eISBN:
9780191732218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641499.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter analyses how the role of the UN Security Council in the promotion and protection of human rights developed since 1945: an organ not endowed with any specific powers in the field of human ... More


The Security Council as Enforcer of Human Rights

Vera Gowlland-Debbas

in Securing Human Rights?: Achievements and Challenges of the UN Security Council

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199641499
eISBN:
9780191732218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641499.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on the legal issues of the Security Council's actions in favour of human rights. In particular, it addresses the problem of the qualification of human rights violations as a ... More


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