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Gender Inequality and International Human Rights Law

Christine Chinkin

in Inequality, Globalization, and World Politics

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295662
eISBN:
9780191599521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295669.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Begins with a survey of the realities of women's global inequality, asserting that attempts at legal regulation (notably the Women's Convention prepared for the UN's Second Conference on Women, held ... More


The international framework of fisheries management

Robin R. Churchill and Daniel Owen

in The EC Common Fisheries Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199275847
eISBN:
9780191706080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275847.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses what is meant by, and what is involved in, fisheries management. Topics covered include the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, the UN Fish Stocks Agreement, the Food and ... More


Terrorism in International and Regional Treaty Law

Ben Saul

in Defining Terrorism in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199535477
eISBN:
9780191712197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535477.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In the absence of an accepted international definition of terrorism, this chapter evaluates the international community's response to terrorism in treaty law. It shows that since the 1960s, many ... More


Harmonization of Transnational Economic Crime Control

Junji Nakagawa

in International Harmonization of Economic Regulation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604661
eISBN:
9780191731679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604661.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyzes international harmonization of regulations controlling two major types of international economic crimes: transnational money laundering and foreign corrupt practices. In both ... More


The International Climate Change Legal and Institutional Framework: An Overview

David Freestone

in Legal Aspects of Carbon Trading: Kyoto, Copenhagen, and beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565931
eISBN:
9780191722028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565931.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

This chapter provides an introduction to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) system and the key institutions as well as to the processes leading up to, and from, the adoption of ... More


The International Law of the Sea: India and the UN Convention of 1982

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060000
eISBN:
9780199081981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060000.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book discusses the developments that have taken place in the laws of the sea in the last sixty years. The earlier European Law of the Sea was the special concern of a few seafaring nations and ... More


Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Patrick Thornberry

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719037931
eISBN:
9781781700617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book is a full-length study of the rights of indigenous peoples in international law, focusing in particular on instruments of human rights. The primary reference point is contemporary law, ... More


What Constitutes Torture and Other Ill-treatment?

Nigel Rodley and Matt Pollard

in The Treatment of Prisoners under International Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199693566
eISBN:
9780191807503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693566.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter analyses the terms of the basic formula: torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, as stated in Article 5 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It seeks to ... More


The Application of International Human Rights Law to Mental Disability Law: Specific Contexts

Michael L. Perlin

in International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law: When the Silenced are Heard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393231
eISBN:
9780199914548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393231.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter examines four separate substantive issues, leading to a consideration of the intersection between international human rights law and mental disability law through varying perspectives: ... More


Atmospheric Police: Delegated Authority in the Clean Development Mechanism

Jessica F. Green

in Rethinking Private Authority: Agents and Entrepreneurs in Global Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157580
eISBN:
9781400848669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157580.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines why states decided to delegate key monitoring tasks to private actors in the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol. It first provides an overview of the ... More


Legal Aspects of Carbon Trading: Kyoto, Copenhagen, and beyond

David Freestone and Charlotte Streck (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565931
eISBN:
9780191722028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565931.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

Since 2005, the carbon market has grown to a value of nearly $100 billion per annum. This book examines all the main legal and policy issues which are raised by emissions trading and carbon finance. ... More


Climate-Induced Migration: An Essentially Contested Concept

Gregory White

in Climate Change and Migration: Security and Borders in a Warming World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794829
eISBN:
9780199919284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794829.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces climate-induced migration as an “essentially contested concept.” It notes the definitional challenges and the evolution of a highly dynamic literature since CIM first emerged ... More


Empirical Applications of International Fisheries

Trond Bjørndal and Gordon R. Munro

in The Economics and Management of World Fisheries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199576753
eISBN:
9780191745973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576753.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

This chapter provides an overview of world capture fisheries, pointing to the rapid growth of these fisheries from the mid-twentieth century on, followed by a leveling off. While the leveling off is ... More


January 2011: The Welfare Imperative

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0047
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Examines the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Neulinger v Switzerland and its implications for the application of the Hague Convention on International Child Abduction. ... More


Manufacturing Consent

David Ciplet, J. Timmons Roberts, and Mizan R. Khan

in Power In A Warming World: The New Global Politics of Climate Change and the Remaking of Environmental Inequality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029612
eISBN:
9780262330039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029612.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter discusses the aftermath of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It looks at how low-income-state consent was produced during the following years and how it transformed ... More


The Role of Children’s Rights

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

in The Ecology of Childhood: How Our Changing World Threatens Children's Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814794845
eISBN:
9780814784655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794845.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Chapter ten compares the threats to sustainability of social environments identified in the prior chapter with the existential threat of climate change. The author calls for a similar transformation ... More


Why Climate-Change Skeptics Are Wrong

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 begins by stressing the severity of climate change (CC) and showing how, contrary to popular belief, atomic energy is not a viable solution to ... More


July 2008: Speaking Up for Children

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0037
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child requires state parties to submit a report every five years on how they are fulfilling their obligations, and the UK Children's Commissioners jointly ... More


The Weaknesses of the Existing Environmental Treaty-Making System

Lawrence E. Susskind and Saleem H. Ali

in Environmental Diplomacy: Negotiating More Effective Global Agreements

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199397976
eISBN:
9780199398003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397976.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

The basic insights of this chapter regarding the existing environmental treaty-making system continue from the first edition and include: knowing how to measure success; three serious obstacles to ... More


International Children’s Rights Law and Child Labour

Gurchathen S. Sanghera

in Child Labour in India: Globalization, Power, and the Politics of International Children's Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199466801
eISBN:
9780199087099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466801.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the emergence of children’s rights at the international level and the child labour issue. It traces the emergence of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child ... More


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