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Internally Displaced Persons

Khalid Koser

in Global Migration Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600458
eISBN:
9780191723544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600458.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

A chapter on internally displaced persons (IDPs) stands out from the other chapters in this volume in that it concerns internal rather than international migrants; and people who are therefore almost ... More


Content and Construction

MARK R. FREEDLAND FBA

in The Personal Employment Contract

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298631
eISBN:
9780191719400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298631.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter seeks to complete the analysis of the identity, nature, and main attributes of personal work or employment contracts by considering how, in the law of personal work or employment ... More


Overarching Normative Principles

Jane Mcadam

in Climate Change, Forced Migration, and International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587087
eISBN:
9780191738494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587087.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter draws together the themes of Chapters 7 and 8 to consider the overarching normative principles of international cooperation, humanity, and dignity that should underpin State and ... More


The Vienna Final Status Negotiations

Marc Weller

in Contested Statehood: Kosovo's Struggle for Independence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199566167
eISBN:
9780191705373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566167.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The framework for the Vienna negotiations on Kosovo's final status, which took place over fifteen rounds during 2006, was established by the UN Security Council, and there was a presumption that once ... More


Erhard as Economics Director in Bizone

A. J. Nicholls

in Freedom with Responsibility: The Social Market Economy in Germany 1918-1963

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208525
eISBN:
9780191678059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208525.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter highlights and discuses Erhard's efforts and endeavours as economic director of the Bizone in stabilizing the economic crisis. Erhard was of the view that a currency reform without an ... More


G20 Guiding Principles for Global Investment Policy-making: A Stepping Stone for Multi-lateral Rules on Investment

Anna Joubin-Bret and Cristian Rodriguez Chiffelle

in China's International Investment Strategy: Bilateral, Regional, and Global Law and Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198827450
eISBN:
9780191866319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827450.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

One of the most important and concrete outcomes of China’s G20 presidency was the establishment of a Trade and Investment Working Group (TIWG), recognizing that robust and sustainable trade and ... More


Trailblazing

Lynn Roseberry and Johan Roos

in Bridging the Gender Gap: Seven Principles for Achieving Gender Balance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198717119
eISBN:
9780191785832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717119.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter presents the seven guiding principles that can counteract the myths and assumptions that lull people into accepting gender imbalance as the way things have to be and lead to better ... More


The Virtue of Voluntarism: Human Rights, Corporate Responsibility, and UN Global Compact

Ursula Wynhoven and Yousuf Aftab

in Corporate Social Responsibility?: Human Rights in the New Global Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226244273
eISBN:
9780226244440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226244440.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The dichotomy between voluntary and regulatory approaches to achieving corporate responsibility is increasingly recognized as a false one. Instead, there is a new focus on the search for a smart mix ... More


Implementing a Global Internally Displaced Persons Protection Regime

Phil Orchard

in Implementation and World Politics: How International Norms Change Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198712787
eISBN:
9780191781162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712787.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The guiding principles on internal displacement are a critical document for the protection of some 28.8 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) worldwide. These non-binding principles have ... More


Legal Frameworks for Protection

Miriam Bradley

in Protecting Civilians in War: The ICRC, UNHCR, and Their Limitations in Internal Armed Conflicts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198716389
eISBN:
9780191784958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716389.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the legal and normative frameworks employed by the ICRC and UNHCR, explaining how these frameworks shape their work. International humanitarian law is central to the identity, ... More


Guiding Principles to Assess the Human Rights Impact of Economic Reforms? Yes

Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky

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/9780198810445.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the structural elements of the Guiding Principles for human rights impact assessments of economic reform policies, proposed by the UN Independent Expert on foreign debt and ... More


The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: A Confusing ‘Smart Mix’ of Soft and Hard International Human Rights Law

Stéphanie Lagoutte (ed.)

in Tracing the Roles of Soft Law in Human Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198791409
eISBN:
9780191833878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791409.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights are an example where soft law arguably takes on a primary role in the human rights field. This chapter argues that the Guiding Principles are a ... More


Building a New Brand

Ayo Seligman and Robin B. Goldberg

in Building the Intentional University: Minerva and the Future of Higher Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262037150
eISBN:
9780262343695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037150.003.0018
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

If you were to go back just three years, the name “Minerva” was most commonly associated with the mythological Roman goddess of wisdom. Today, it is a registered trademark and refers to the most ... More


Business and Human Rights and the Challenges for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Michael K Addo

in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in International Economic Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198795650
eISBN:
9780191836961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795650.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter assesses the challenges posed by the implementation of business and human rights standards, especially the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) in small ... More


Introduction

MELVIN DELGADO and DENISE HUMM-DELGADO

in Asset Assessments and Community Social Work Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199735846
eISBN:
9780199315864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735846.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Community social work practice must build upon the successful completion of a community-focused asset assessment. Furthermore, this form of assessment is an intervention onto itself, as well as ... More


Constitutional Functions of the WTO and Regional Trade Agreements

Thomas Cottier and Marina Foltea

in Regional Trade Agreements and the WTO Legal System

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199206995
eISBN:
9780191695674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206995.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the guiding principles of the World Trade Organization (WTO) with respect to regional trade agreements (RTA). It discusses the economic and political reasons behind RTA and ... More


Respite for rural and remote caregivers

Neena L. Chappell, Bonnie Schroeder, and Michelle Gibbens

in Rural ageing: A good place to grow old?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349019
eISBN:
9781447303299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349019.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter presents a report on the six guiding principles that are derived from the information shared by project personnel. These are raising awareness of caregiver issues, encouraging caregiver ... More


Mission Creeps: The (Unintended) Re-enforcement of the Actor’s Discussion in International Law through the Expansion of Soft Law Instruments in the business and Human Rights Nexus

Christoph Good (ed.)

in Tracing the Roles of Soft Law in Human Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198791409
eISBN:
9780191833878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791409.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter argues that in addition to the classical preparatory function of soft law, the Guiding Principles may also be seen as an example of soft law fulfilling a more pragmatic role to ensure an ... More


College Music Curricula for a New Century

Robin D. Moore (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190658397
eISBN:
9780190658434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658397.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This volume considers what a more inclusive, dynamic, and socially engaged curriculum of musical study might look like in universities. Its goal is to create dialogue among faculty, administrators, ... More


Scientific Concepts in Literary Studies: Towards Criteria for the Meeting of Literature and Cognitive Science

Marcus Hartner

in Cognitive Literary Science: Dialogues between Literature and Cognition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190496869
eISBN:
9780190496883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496869.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The past decade has witnessed a growing interest in cognitive approaches within the humanities. Yet particularly in the study of literature, many scholars remain sceptical towards this development. ... More


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