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Internally Displaced Population in Colombia: A Case Study on the Domestic Aspects of Indicators as Technologies of Global Governance

René Urueña

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/9780199658244.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers the roles played by the indicators of the circumstances and numbers of internally displaced persons in Colombia, which is an issue of great importance in the country, and is a ... More


Freedom of Expression in Political Contexts: Some Reflections on the Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights

Victor Ferreres Comella

in Political Rights Under Stress in 21st Century Europe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199296033
eISBN:
9780191700736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296033.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In its case law concerning freedom of expression, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has linked this right both to collective and to individual interests. It has held that freedom of ... More


Introduction

John Tobin

in The Right to Health in International Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603299
eISBN:
9780191731662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603299.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter seeks to locate the place and status of the right to health within contemporary social and political debates. A picture emerges of the right to health that is far more ... More


Human Rights Concepts in Australian Political Debate

MARK A. NOLAN and PENELOPE J. OAKES

in Protecting Human Rights: Instruments and Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264063
eISBN:
9780191718304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264063.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter begins by describing human rights use as a psychological response to injustice and is then followed by a discussion of the empirical findings. It presents empirical findings that suggest ... More


A Plague on Both Your Houses: NJAC and the Crisis of Trust

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

in Appointment of Judges to the Supreme Court of India: Transparency, Accountability, and Independence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199485079
eISBN:
9780199096992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485079.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This essay proceeds with the view that the process of judicial appointments is as much political as it is legal, even though the arguments before the Supreme Court in the NJAC Case constantly treated ... More


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