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Transforming Global Institutions: Four Concrete Cosmopolitan Proposals

Andrew Kuper

in Democracy Beyond Borders: Justice and Representation in Global Institutions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199274901
eISBN:
9780191601552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274908.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How can the theory of Responsive Democracy guide and be implemented in political practice? This chapter proposes significant reforms to: (1) the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court; (2) ... More


Leadership of International Organizations

Bertjan Verbeek

in Dispersed Democratic Leadership: Origins, Dynamics, and Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199562992
eISBN:
9780191701856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562992.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) have become more salient actors both in international and in national policymaking. The consequences of globalization have made national governments ... More


Private Nonmarket Rule-Making in Context: A Typology of Global Regulation

Tim Büthe and Walter Mattli

in The New Global Rulers: The Privatization of Regulation in the World Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144795
eISBN:
9781400838790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144795.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents a typology of global regulation, which differentiates the institutional setting for rule-making, which is either public or private, from the global selection process, which is ... More


Human Rights Dimensions of Corporate Environmental Accountability

Elisa Morgera

in Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578184
eISBN:
9780191722561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578184.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the impact of environmental human rights on foreign investors' operations and the role of intergovernmental organizations in ensuring that such operations respect ... More


Processes of Change in International Organizations

Devesh Kapur

in Governing Globalization: Issues and Institutions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254033
eISBN:
9780191698187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254033.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Although international institutions are a ubiquitous feature of international life, little is known about their trajectories of change. This chapter attempts to address this lacuna by examining ... More


World Bank Group Interactions with Environmentalists: Changing International Organisation Identities

Susan Park

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079474
eISBN:
9781781703335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079474.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book shows how environmentalists have shaped the world's largest multilateral development lender, investment financier and political risk insurer to take up sustainable development. It ... More


Accountability and Legitimacy

Frank Biermann

in Earth System Governance: World Politics in the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028226
eISBN:
9780262322928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028226.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on accountability and legitimacy as a dimension of effective earth system governance. It argues that questions of accountability and legitimacy are becoming ever more important, ... More


View 4: The Responsibility Not to Turn Away

Chris Desmond

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the responsibilities of different levels of society—intergovernmental organizations (IGOs), foreign and domestic governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), communities, ... More


Whose Responsibility Is It Anyway? Four Perspectives: View 1: Moving from Abrogation to Shared Responsibility

Douglas Webb

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the nature and evolution of responsibility toward children affected by AIDS. It contains a short historical account of responses to the epidemic, including those of ... More


An Engaged Scholarship Narrative

Maria Ivanova

in New Earth Politics: Essays from the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034364
eISBN:
9780262332132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034364.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is described here as the "anchor institution" for global environmental governance. The chapter is a mix of analysis and biography, as the author draws ... More


Introduction

Antonio R. Parra

in The History of ICSID

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199660568
eISBN:
9780191743382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660568.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This introductory chapter provides brief descriptions of the World Bank Group of intergovernmental organizations, including the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes itself, as ... More


The Rise of the Anti-Kleptocracy Regime

J. C. Sharman

in The Despot's Guide to Wealth Management: On the International Campaign against Grand Corruption

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705519
eISBN:
9781501708442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705519.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter elaborates on the concept of kleptocracy by providing a portrait of one of the most publicized and influential early examples of grand corruption: that of Mobutu Sese Seko in the Congo. ... More


The Interplay Between Civil War Development and Highly Structured Intergovernmental Organizations

Jaroslav Tir and Johannes Karreth

in Incentivizing Peace: How International Organizations Can Help Prevent Civil Wars in Member Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190699512
eISBN:
9780190699550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699512.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter defines highly structured intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) and examines their temporal and spatial evolution. It then describes the role that these organizations can play during ... More


Incentivizing Peace: How International Organizations Can Help Prevent Civil Wars in Member Countries

Jaroslav Tir and Johannes Karreth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190699512
eISBN:
9780190699550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699512.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Civil wars are one of the most pressing problems facing the world. Common approaches such as mediation, intervention, and peacekeeping have produced some results in managing ongoing civil wars, but ... More


Transmitting Rights: International Organizations and the Diffusion of Human Rights Practices

Brian Greenhill

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190271633
eISBN:
9780190299316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190271633.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book advances the discussion of the role of Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs) in international politics by encouraging us to move beyond the relatively narrow—albeit very ... More


An Introduction to International Human Rights Law

Frans Viljoen

in International Human Rights Law in Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199645589
eISBN:
9780191807305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199645589.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter introduces international human rights law (IHRL) and the ‘four levels’ at which it operates. It begins with an overview of the terms ‘human rights’, ‘human rights law’, and ... More


The Empirical Record of Highly Structured Intergovernmental Organizations and Armed Conflict Escalation

Jaroslav Tir and Johannes Karreth

in Incentivizing Peace: How International Organizations Can Help Prevent Civil Wars in Member Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190699512
eISBN:
9780190699550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699512.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

For a systematic, empirical test of this book’s main hypothesis, we develop a research design for a quantitative analysis of low-level armed conflicts. We define these conflicts as the occurrence of ... More


Conclusion

Jaroslav Tir and Johannes Karreth

in Incentivizing Peace: How International Organizations Can Help Prevent Civil Wars in Member Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190699512
eISBN:
9780190699550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699512.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

After summarizing the theoretical arguments and findings of this book, we discuss key lessons learned from our study. The international environment has a significant influence on civil war ... More


Rights in Tangible Objects

John G Sprankling

in The International Law of Property

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199654543
eISBN:
9780191747946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654543.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter and the next four chapters analyze how international law affects rights in specific types of property. Property rights in tangible objects are addressed in this chapter. The doctrines ... More


The Regulatory Framework in Rail Transport Services

Sübidey Togan

in The Liberalization of Transportation Services in the EU and Turkey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198753407
eISBN:
9780191815041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753407.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

The chapter examines the regulatory framework in rail transport services. After discussing the basic characteristics of railway services, the chapter considers the international regulatory regime in ... More


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