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Russia: Immigration to Russia

Vladimir Iontsev, Irina Ivakhnyuk, and Svetlana Soboleva

in Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

During the 1990s Russia became one of the world's major receiving countries. United Nations statistics place Russia with 12 million immigrants in the second position in the list of receiving ... More


Human Rights and the Immunities of Foreign States and International Organizations

Riccardo Pavoni

in Hierarchy in International Law: The Place of Human Rights

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199647071
eISBN:
9780191738999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199647071.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

By extensively drawing on existing judicial practice, this chapter argues that the relationship between human rights and the immunities of states and international organizations may be conceptualized ... More


The Foreign Act of State

F. A. Mann

in Foreign Affairs in English Courts

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255642
eISBN:
9780191681615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255642.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Public policy dominates one of the most difficult and most perplexing topics which, in the field of foreign affairs, may face the municipal judge in England: the doctrine of the foreign act of State ... More


Execution of State Property: United Kingdom Practice*

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter deals with attitudes in the United Kingdom to the attachment or execution of state property pursuant to a judicial ruling by a Court. It is divided into two parts: the first covers the ... More


India

Mahendra Pal Singh

in The Privileges and Immunities of International Organizations in Domestic Courts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679409
eISBN:
9780191758478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679409.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter first considers the position of international law in the domestic law of India. It then discusses the jurisdictional immunities of foreign states and international organizations in ... More


Law Guanxi: Chinese Law Goes International and Foreign Investors Go Local

Scott Wilson

in Remade in China: Foreign Investors and Institutional Change in China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195388312
eISBN:
9780199852536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388312.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter demonstrates how both international organizations and foreign states define international legal norms for adoption by states at the macro level and how foreign investors and foreign law ... More


Pre-Emption, the Future, and the Imagination

David Palumbo-Liu

in America and the Misshaping of a New World Order

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098701
eISBN:
9780520943797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098701.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter looks at how relatively blurry notions of culture and the imagination play a critical role in envisioning the future. In the case of Bush's war on terror, deterrence had been abandoned ... More


State Administration of Foreign Exchange: A SAFE Tool of Economic Statecraft

William J. Norris

in Chinese Economic Statecraft: Commercial Actors, Grand Strategy, and State Control

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454493
eISBN:
9781501704031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454493.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines an instrument of Chinese economic statecraft: the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE), the financial entity in charge of managing China's foreign exchange reserves. ... More


The U.S. and Soviet Response to Britain’s Decline

Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson

in Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725050
eISBN:
9781501725067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725050.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Building on the preceding chapter, Chapter 3 analyzes U.S. and Soviet responses to the decline of the United Kingdom. This portion of the book shows that the United States and Soviet Union each ... More


‘Real Substance, not Just Symbolism’? the CIA and the Representation of Covert Operations in the Foreign Relations of the United States Series

Matthew Jones and Paul McGarr

in Intelligence Studies in Britain and the US: Historiography since 1945

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748646272
eISBN:
9780748684496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646272.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the issue of declassification, charting the battles that have been fought over the incorporation of CIA activity within the State Department's long-established documentary ... More


Conclusion: Rising Powers, the Fate of Declining States, and the Future of Great Power Politics

Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson

in Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725050
eISBN:
9781501725067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725050.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The Conclusion summarizes the volume and extends its findings. The chapter first reviews the evidence in chapters 2-5, emphasizing that there is significant empirical support for the argument ... More


The Origins of the Cold War

David M. Edelstein

in Over the Horizon: Time, Uncertainty, and the Rise of Great Powers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707568
eISBN:
9781501709449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707568.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter traces the deterioration of Soviet-American relations at the end of World War II and into the beginning of the cold war. While the United States and the Soviet Union found common cause ... More


U.S. Strategy and the Decline of the Soviet Union

Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson

in Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725050
eISBN:
9781501725067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725050.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapter 5 discusses the course of U.S. foreign policy during the Soviet Union’s decline in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Leveraging recently declassified materials, it shows that the United States ... More


A Formerly Great Britain: Predicting U.S. and Soviet Strategy

Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson

in Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725050
eISBN:
9781501725067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725050.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapters 2 and 3 examine the U.S. and Soviet response to the decline of the United Kingdom in the mid-to-late 1940s. Chapter 2 first reviews the course of the United Kingdom’s decline in the early ... More


Watching the Soviet Union Decline: Assessing Change and Predicting U.S. Strategy

Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson

in Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725050
eISBN:
9781501725067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725050.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapters 2 and 3 helped confirm that rising states support declining great powers when decliners can help rising states against other great power threats. In contrast, Chapters 4 and 5 assess the ... More


Foreign Government-Controlled Investors and Host Country Investment Policies: OECD Perspectives

Kathryn Gordon and David Gaukrodger

in Sovereign Investment: Concerns and Policy Reactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199937929
eISBN:
9780190260163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199937929.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines foreign government-controlled investors (FGCIs) and host country investment policies, with particular emphasis on the experiences of OECD countries. More specifically, it ... More


The Cold War and the Long Civil Rights Movement

Daniel S. Lucks

in Selma to Saigon: The Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145075
eISBN:
9780813145310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145075.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

The seeds of the war-related debates that racked the civil rights movement in the 1960s had been planted decades earlier. In consonance with scholarship on the long civil rights movement, this ... More


The Evolution of the Essential Security Exception in U.S. Trade and Investment Agreements

James Mendenhall

in Sovereign Investment: Concerns and Policy Reactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199937929
eISBN:
9780190260163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199937929.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the evolution of the essential security exception in trade and investment agreements in the United States. It considers two notable trends: the latest generation of U.S. ... More


A legitimate representative? Supporting and subverting Syria’s political opposition

Christopher Phillips

in The Battle for Syria: International Rivalry in the New Middle East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300217179
eISBN:
9780300222173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217179.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the anti-Assad states' support for political opposition groups. It outlines the evolution of the Syrian opposition and charts how the main external supporters contributed to ... More


The Search for Human Rights in Tax

Allison Christians

in Tax, Inequality, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190882228
eISBN:
9780190882266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882228.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores the prospects for bringing legal claims seeking accountability for human rights harms due to tax policies and practices. There are a number of ways in which an individual may ... More


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