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The Most Fundamental Legal Right: Habeas Corpus in the Commonwealth

David Clark and Gerard McCoy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198265849
eISBN:
9780191715280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265849.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This book on habeas corpus throughout the Commonwealth explores the theme of the fortunes of the writ and the conditions under which it has either flourished or waned. Drawing upon a wide range of ... More


Martial Law

DAVID CLARK and GERARD McCOY

in The Most Fundamental Legal Right: Habeas Corpus in the Commonwealth

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198265849
eISBN:
9780191715280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265849.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

In some jurisdictions, the courts have introduced new distinctions that permit the remedy of habeas corpus to coexist in a martial law environment. The traditional notion is that martial law is a ... More


Introduction

Jonathan White

in Politics of Last Resort: Governing by Emergency in the European Union

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198791720
eISBN:
9780191834011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791720.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

These pages lay out the central argument of the book: that to grasp the workings of the present-day EU, one must examine a mode of rule centred on the logic of emergency. The idea of extreme ... More


Beyond a Sovereign State of Exception

Jonathan White

in Politics of Last Resort: Governing by Emergency in the European Union

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198791720
eISBN:
9780191834011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791720.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Central to the imagery of European crisis politics in the 2010s was the figure of the Troika. Though on one level just a term of public condemnation, on another it encapsulated some deeper truths ... More


Post-1990 Political Conflict and Identity Politics

Mara Malagodi

in Constitutional Nationalism and Legal Exclusion: Equality, Identity Politics, and Democracy in Nepal (1990-2007)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082910
eISBN:
9780199082179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082910.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter looks at political developments in Nepal following the return to democracy in 1990, focusing on the historical events through which the nation's 1990 constitutional experience unfolded ... More


Severed Limbs, Severed Legacies: Indira Gandhi’s Emergency and the Problem of Subalternity

Asha Nadkarni

in Eugenic Feminism: Reproductive Nationalism in the United States and India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689903
eISBN:
9781452949284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689903.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter discusses Indira Gandhi’s political career during the period of Emergency rule. Gandhi portrayed herself as Mother India throughout her political career to interpellate Indian women as ... More


Politics of Last Resort: Governing by Emergency in the European Union

Jonathan White

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198791720
eISBN:
9780191834011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791720.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Prominent in the EU’s recent transformations has been the tendency to advance extraordinary measures in the name of crisis response. From emergency lending to macro-economics, border management to ... More


Competitive Authoritarianism in Malaysia: Consolidated but Challenged

Meredith L. Weiss

in The Roots of Resilience: Party Machines and Grassroots Politics in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750045
eISBN:
9781501750069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750045.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter investigates how the same questions of ideology, identity, and institutions that complicated Singapore's integration has remained pertinent throughout Malaysia's development. It analyzes ... More


Priorities

Janam Mukherjee

in Hungry Bengal: War, Famine and the End of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190209889
eISBN:
9780190492182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190209889.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

When Calcutta was bombed in December 1942, many residents of the city fled, including rice merchants with roots elsewhere. Food supply in Calcutta was already in disarray, and so the government ... More


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