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Just Peace: A Cause Worth Fighting For 1

Sir Adam Roberts

in What is a Just Peace?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199275359
eISBN:
9780191603686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199275351.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Along with identifying a number of pitfalls to be avoided in this project of conceptualizing a Just Peace, Roberts proposes using the term ‘justifiable force’ rather than Just War. This would move ... More


Religious Liberty in International Human Rights Law

Kristine Kalanges

in Religious Liberty in Western and Islamic Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199859467
eISBN:
9780199933518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859467.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Freedom of religion did not become a legal reality until the modern era (e.g., through the First Amendment), and even as late as the Second World War, one global study declared a total absence of “a ... More


Scholarly Perspectives

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

in Making Human Rights a Reality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155357
eISBN:
9781400846283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155357.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter reviews scholarly research on international human rights law, focusing on systematic studies that are based on historical statistics and carried out by social scientists. The systematic, ... More


Access

Zohar Efroni

in Access-Right: The Future of Digital Copyright Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199734078
eISBN:
9780199866137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734078.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Two principal missions underlay the discussion in this chapter. First, it scrutinizes the notion of “access to information” and translates it into a vocabulary that property law can process and ... More


Completing the Picture: International Human Rights Law in Non-International Armed Conflicts

Emily Crawford

in The Treatment of Combatants and Insurgents under the Law of Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578962
eISBN:
9780191722608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578962.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter looks to the law of international human rights, which provides further rules regarding the treatment of persons deprived of their liberty in relation to a non-international armed ... More


Making Human Rights a Reality

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155357
eISBN:
9781400846283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155357.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

In the last six decades, one of the most striking developments in international law is the emergence of a massive body of legal norms and procedures aimed at protecting human rights. In many ... More


The semiotics of women’s human rights in iran

Susan Tiefenbrun

in Decoding International Law: Semiotics and the Humanities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195385779
eISBN:
9780199776061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385779.003.008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines various types of coded sign systems that, when decoded contextually and from the point of view of cultural peculiarities known to Iranians, reveal hidden realities about women's ... More


The United Nations and Humanitarian Intervention

Sir Adam Roberts

in Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Demonstrates that the United Nations has been at the centre of key field operations and policy debates relating to humanitarian intervention since the end of the Cold War. However, the issue of ... More


Law Enforcement and the Non-Conventional Human Right to Life

Nils Melzer

in Targeted Killing in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533169
eISBN:
9780191714511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533169.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the question of whether the conventional right to life has become part of general international law and, if so, whether it may be derogated from under the rules of general ... More


Conclusion

Anja Seibert-Fohr

in Prosecuting Serious Human Rights Violations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569328
eISBN:
9780191721502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569328.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

Since this entire study provides evidence of a growing convergence of human rights and international criminal law, this last chapter presents an evaluation of that new trend in international law. It ... More


The Right to Have Rights: Citizenship, Humanity, and International Law

Alison Kesby

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600823
eISBN:
9780191738272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600823.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Writing in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War, the political theorist Hannah Arendt argued that the plight of stateless people in the inter-war period pointed to the existence of a ... More


Human Rights and International Trade Law: Defining and Connecting the Two Fields

Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann

in Human Rights and International Trade

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199285822
eISBN:
9780191700378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285822.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The lack of any explicit linkages of human rights and trade rules in WTO law contrasts with the integrated regulation of the common market and human rights in many national constitutions as well as ... More


Final Report on the Impact of International Human Rights Law on General International Law

Menno T. Kamminga

in The Impact of Human Rights Law on General International Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199565221
eISBN:
9780191705281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565221.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter begins with a brief explanation of the approach used by the Committee on International Human Rights Law and Practice in preparing their report on the relationship between general ... More


Relationship between the WTO and International Human Rights Law

Sarah Joseph

in Blame it on the WTO?: A Human Rights Critique

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199565894
eISBN:
9780191728693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565894.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the philosophical and normative relationship between the WTO and international human rights regimes. The philosophical issues essentially concern the extent to which the two ... More


Old Objections and New Approaches

ANDREW CLAPHAM

in Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Actors

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288465
eISBN:
9780191707681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288465.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter covers the arguments for and against an extension of human rights law to admit obligations for non-state actors. Most of the arguments are political or philosophical. The chapter ... More


The Legal Protection of Human Rights: Sceptical Essays

Tom Campbell, K.D. Ewing, and Adam Tomkins (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199606078
eISBN:
9780191729720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606078.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Reacting to the poor record of the UK Human Rights Act 1998 and similar provisions in protecting human rights, this book explores ways of promoting human rights more effectively through political and ... More


Surmounting Indifference: Refugees and the New Statecraft

Arthur C. Helton

in The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Several broad trends provide the context for current refugee policy responses. The debate over national sovereignty and humanitarian intervention, while not new, reached a crescendo over the past ... More


Remedies in International Human Rights Law

Dinah Shelton

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207534
eISBN:
9780191708794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207534.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book provides a comprehensive treatment of remedies for human rights violations and reviews the jurisprudence of international tribunals on these violations. It provides a theoretical framework ... More


World Trade Law after Neoliberalism: Reimagining the Global Economic Order

Andrew Lang

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592647
eISBN:
9780191731396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592647.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The rise of economic liberalism in the latter stages of the 20th century coincided with a fundamental transformation of international economic governance, especially through the law of the World ... More


Individual Human Rights in Genetic Research: Blurring the Line between Collective and Individual Interests

Hélène Boussard

in New Technologies and Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562572
eISBN:
9780191705328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562572.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes how international human rights law has expanded in reaction to the growth of genetic health practices. It emphasizes that the so-called ‘geneticization’ of rights — that is, ... More


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