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

Rumu Sarkar

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398281
eISBN:
9780199866366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398281.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This legal text provides a theoretical and practical overview of the international legal architecture between developing countries and advanced nations. The text is divided into two parts, the first ... More


How to Depart from the Existing Dire Condition of Development

Emmanuelle Jouannet

in Realizing Utopia: The Future of International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199691661
eISBN:
9780191738593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691661.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Classical International Development Law (IDL) has not kept its promises despite continuing attempts to implement it. Major legal principles such as the right of peoples to self-determination, ... More


Differential Treatment in International Law

Lavanya Rajamani

in Differential Treatment in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280704
eISBN:
9780191700132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280704.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

To further the study of differential treatments within international environmental agreements, this chapter looks into the several different aspects of differential treatment in international law. ... More


Governmentalizing Sovereignty: Indexes of State Fragility and the Calculability of Political Order *

Nehal Bhuta

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter studies the state fragility index of the US Agency for International Development (USAID). This index serves as an example of the uses, creation, and supposed measurement through ... More


The International Court of Justice and the Judicial Function

Gleider I Hernández

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199646630
eISBN:
9780191747854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646630.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The ascertainment by a court of a principle of law has a constitutive, and not merely a declaratory character. Accordingly, the judicial function plays an important role in the safeguarding of the ... More


The ICESCR in State Public Policy-making in the International Financial System

Diane A. Desierto

in Public Policy in International Economic Law: The ICESCR in Trade, Finance, and Investment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198716938
eISBN:
9780191785634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716938.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines States’ obligations under lending arrangements and credit facilities with the international financial institutions (IFIs), alongside voluntary international financial practices ... More


Identity and Function: The Judicial Character of the Court

Gleider I Hernández

in The International Court of Justice and the Judicial Function

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199646630
eISBN:
9780191747854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646630.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This Chapter addresses the Court in its present institutional form, addressing its dual function in relation to the settlement of contentious disputes and its advisory function in relation to the ... More


A Reluctant Guardian: The Court and the Concept of ‘International Community’

Gleider I Hernández

in The International Court of Justice and the Judicial Function

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199646630
eISBN:
9780191747854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646630.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The concept of ‘international community’, nebulously defined, has the potential to generate specific and far-reaching legal effects. This Chapter examines whether the understanding of the judicial ... More


The International Court of Justice and Africa†*

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0078
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has been favoured with judges from Africa. Two have attained the presidency. In 1981, Judge Elias became the first African president of the ICJ. It was during ... More


Justification and Authority: The Deliberative Process

Gleider I Hernández

in The International Court of Justice and the Judicial Function

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199646630
eISBN:
9780191747854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646630.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

In this Chapter, the Court's deliberative and drafting processes are considered. The collective character of the process, designed to bring heightened authority to the Court's judgments, is analysed ... More


From Reconstruction to Development

Guy Fiti Sinclair

in To Reform the World: International Organizations and the Making of Modern States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198757962
eISBN:
9780191817861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757962.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter covers the first two decades of the World Bank’s operations, when it was transformed from a financial institution to a fully fledged development agency. After sketching the Bank’s ... More


On the International Judicial Function

Gleider I Hernández

in The International Court of Justice and the Judicial Function

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199646630
eISBN:
9780191747854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646630.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This introduction sets out the central premises of the book and the reasons why the Court is of interest for scholarship. It makes a caveat as to the use of the term ‘State-centric’ in the book, and ... More


A History and Conceptual Development of the Protection of Civilians

Ralph Mamiya

in Protection of Civilians

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198729266
eISBN:
9780191796180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729266.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter outlines the historical evolution of civilian protection concepts. It considers key developmental drivers and explores the various modern conceptions of civilian protection, comparing ... More


The Problems and Dilemmas of Helping to Build Protection Capacities

Lise Grande

in Protection of Civilians

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198729266
eISBN:
9780191796180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729266.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter considers the problems and dilemmas of building national capacity to protect civilians. Although most international effort to protect civilians focuses on military intervention, ... More


Concurrent Responsibilities under the European Convention on Human Rights: The Concurrence of Human Rights Jurisdictions, Duties, and Responsibilities

Samantha Besson

in The European Convention on Human Rights and General International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198830009
eISBN:
9780191868399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830009.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses how one should articulate the concurrent effective control, and hence jurisdictions, of different States under the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), how one should ... More


Intersections between Diplomatic Immunities and the Immunities of International Organizations

Alison Duxbury

in Diplomatic Law in a New Millennium

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198795940
eISBN:
9780191837128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795940.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter examines the immunities of international organizations and the impact of the VCDR on this legal regime. While the VCDR is not directly applicable in this context, consideration of the ... More


Introduction

Mathias Kende

in The Trade Policy Review Mechanism: A Critical Analysis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198817611
eISBN:
9780191859137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817611.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Introduction contains an executive summary of the book. It also encompasses some background highlighting the rationale for the book, detailing the still persistent lack of comprehensive academic ... More


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