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Introduction: Slavery, Social Revolutions and Enduring Memories

Paul J. Lane and Kevin C. Macdonald

in Slavery in Africa: Archaeology and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264782
eISBN:
9780191754012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264782.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Slavery played an important role in the economies of most historically documented African states of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. This introductory chapter considers the regionality and ... More


Domestication of International Human Rights Law

Frans Viljoen

in International Human Rights Law in Africa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199218585
eISBN:
9780191696107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218585.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The ultimate test of international human rights law is the extent to which it takes root at the national level, and its ability to flourish in the soil of states and to bear fruit in the lives of ... More


Overcoming the Fiscal Crisis of the African State

Tony Addison and LÈonce Ndikumana

in From Conflict to Recovery in Africa

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261031
eISBN:
9780191698712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261031.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the dimensions of the fiscal crisis of the African state. It then describes the size of the fiscal peace-dividend that can be expected and the setting of expenditure priorities ... More


Conclusion

LARRY W. YARAK

in Asante and the Dutch 1744–1873

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221562
eISBN:
9780191678448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221562.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter addresses the importance of the arguments made in the preceding chapters for understanding the nature of the Asante state. This book explores the unusually rich European archival ... More


Justiciability of Socio-economic Rights at the Domestic Level

Frans Viljoen

in International Human Rights Law in Africa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199218585
eISBN:
9780191696107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218585.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on poverty – one of the bleakest features in the African landscape – and the role (and potential role) in its eradication played by justiciable socio-economic rights in the ... More


Actors in Military Intervention: A Global Perspective

Catherine Gegout

in Why Europe Intervenes in Africa: Security Prestige and the Legacy of Colonialism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190845162
eISBN:
9780190943288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845162.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter three locates European military intervention alongside the military interventions and political and economic presence of other regional and international actors. African states have agency in ... More


Zulu Warriors: The Battle for the South African Frontier

John Laband

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300180312
eISBN:
9780300206197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180312.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Toward the end of the nineteenth century, the British embarked on a concerted series of campaigns in South Africa. Within three years they waged five wars against African states with the intent of ... More


Lack of a Human Rights-based Approach to HIV and AIDS

Frans Viljoen

in International Human Rights Law in Africa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199218585
eISBN:
9780191696107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218585.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

HIV/AIDS is as much a disease of society as it is a disease of the body. Not only does it invade the body's immune system, but it feeds off and further exacerbates pre-existing human rights ... More


Global Constitutionalism and Transnational Governance

Alec Stone Sweet and Jud Mathews

in Proportionality Balancing and Constitutional Governance: A Comparative and Global Approach

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841395
eISBN:
9780191876912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841395.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the evolution of treaty-based human rights regimes in Europe, the Americas, and Africa. Each of the five courts under consideration insists on its own primacy with respect to ... More


The Cotonou Agreement: A Case of Forced Regional Integration?

Elisabeth de Vos

in State, Sovereignty, and International Governance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199245383
eISBN:
9780191697456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245383.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the legal framework within GATT 94 – as part of the structure of the WTO – for economic (regional) co-operation. The central question is whether the (economic) sovereignty of ... More


The ECOWAS Court as a (Promising) Resource for Pro-Poor Activist Forces: Sovereign Hurdles, Brainy Relays, and “Flipped Strategic Social Constructivism”

Obiora C. Okafor and Okechukwu J. Effoduh

in The Performance of Africa's International Courts: Using Litigation for Political, Legal, and Social Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198868477
eISBN:
9780191913099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868477.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the extent to which the human rights case-law of the Community Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States is either pro-elite or pro-poor. Without ... More


Conscience Denied: Amnesty International and the Antirevolution of the 1960s

Randall Williams

in The Divided World: Human Rights and Its Violence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665419
eISBN:
9781452946290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665419.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter provides an analysis of Amnesty International’s 1964 disqualification of South African Nelson Mandela as prisoner of conscience. Despite having initially adopted Mandela as a victim of ... More


International Data Privacy Codes

Lee A. Bygrave

in Data Privacy Law: An International Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199675555
eISBN:
9780191758904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675555.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter discusses the principal international legal instruments on data privacy. It focuses on international instruments that have been central in shaping national and other international data ... More


The ‘Black Conspiracy’

John Laband

in Zulu Warriors: The Battle for the South African Frontier

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300180312
eISBN:
9780300206197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180312.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Sir Theophilus Shepstone became Administrator of the Transvaal Territory in April 1877. This chapter discusses Shepstone's policies and his efforts to assert British power. During this period, ... More


The ICC and Africa

Richard Goldstone

in The President on Trial: Prosecuting Hissène Habré

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198858621
eISBN:
9780191890819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858621.003.0043
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter assesses Africa’s relationship to international justice via its fraught contestation of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The relationship between Africa and the ICC is a complex ... More


Case Evidence: Conflict Trajectories in Indonesia, Ivory Coast, and Syria

Jaroslav Tir and Johannes Karreth

in Incentivizing Peace: How International Organizations Can Help Prevent Civil Wars in Member Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190699512
eISBN:
9780190699550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699512.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Two low-level armed conflicts, Indonesia’s East Timor and Ivory Coast’s post-2010 election crises, provide detailed qualitative evidence of highly structured intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) ... More


Spoiling the Party

Peter Gill

in Famine and Foreigners: Ethiopia Since Live Aid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199569847
eISBN:
9780191808609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199569847.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explains the severe acute malnutrition that struck and killed Ethiopian children in 2008. It discusses the efforts of the organization the Missionaries of Charity to tap other ... More


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