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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


The Contribution of International Organizations to Development Policy-Making

Sonia E. Rolland

in Development at the World Trade Organization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600885
eISBN:
9780191738364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600885.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter identifies the roots of developing countries' current demands at the WTO. Development concerns have been progressively captured by international economic law and its institutions to the ... More


Imaginary Societies

J. W. HARRIS

in Property and Justice

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251407
eISBN:
9780191681998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251407.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses imaginary societies: Forest Land, Status Land, Red Land, Contract Land, Wood Land, and Pink Land. In Forest Land the members of a tribe live together in a communal dwelling ... More


Implications of the World Financial Crisis: What Role for the United Nations?

Sabine von Schorlemer

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The current global financial crisis, being mainly the result of speculative lending and investment in major international finance centres of the North, is affecting all countries and all people ... More


Popular Fiction and Domestic Law: East Lynne, Justice, and the ‘Ordeal of the Undecidable’

Marlene Tromp

in Law and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199272235
eISBN:
9780191699603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter provides a discussion on the history and influence of popular fiction, specifically sensation novels, on domestic law in England. This type of novel focuses on justice for women and they ... More


The Historical Context of Sovereign Debt

Kim Oosterlinck

in Sovereign Debt and Human Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198810445
eISBN:
9780191847783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810445.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Sovereign debt crises are not a new phenomenon. Thus, history offers useful insights into the complex nature of sovereign debts and ways of addressing debt crises. This chapter explores sovereign ... More


Readying the Case for Trial

William A. Schabas

in The Trial of the Kaiser

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198833857
eISBN:
9780191872440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833857.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Lloyd George’s offer to host the trial in England was accepted by the Council of Four. But when the Prime Minister told Parliament that it would take place in London, King George V, who was the ... More


Monetary History between Law and Economics

David Fox, François R. Velde, and Wolfgang Ernst

in Money in the Western Legal Tradition: Middle Ages to Bretton Woods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198704744
eISBN:
9780191774041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704744.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the entire text and defines its scope. The text aims to explain the main doctrinal developments in the legal history of money in the European civil ... More


Putting the ‘System’ in the International Monetary System

Michael Bordo and Angela Redish

in Money in the Western Legal Tradition: Middle Ages to Bretton Woods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198704744
eISBN:
9780191774041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704744.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter traces the evolution of the International Monetary System (IMS) from the early nineteenth century to the present. In the 1850s, the unit of account in each of the major powers was tied ... More


The Bretton Woods System: Design and Operation

Peter Kugler

in Money in the Western Legal Tradition: Middle Ages to Bretton Woods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198704744
eISBN:
9780191774041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704744.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The System designed at the conference at Bretton Woods in July 1944 (BWS) was the first full attempt to establish an international monetary system with fixed but adjustable exchange rates based on an ... More


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