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

Emily Crawford

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578962
eISBN:
9780191722608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578962.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Currently, International Humanitarian Law (IHL) also known as the law of armed conflict, makes the distinction between international and non-international armed conflicts. International armed ... More


Civil Rights

Rex Martin

in A System of Rights

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292937
eISBN:
9780191599811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292937.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Civil rights are universal rights, rights that hold good for all citizens or all persons in a given society; on the assumption that rights are beneficial to the holder, civil rights are justified by ... More


Strategic Peacebuilding: Concepts and Challenges

Peter Wallensteen

in Strategies of Peace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395914
eISBN:
9780199776801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395914.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Wallensteen argues that further defining and specifying key concepts in peacebuilding will result in increased consistency and contribute to the development of policy-relevant strategies for peace. ... More


A Crisis of Institutionalization: The Collapse of the UCD in Spain

Richard Gunther and Jonathan Hopkin

in Political Parties: Old Concepts and New Challenges

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246748
eISBN:
9780191599385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246742.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Political parties are such a fundamental part of democratic political life that they take on an appearance of stability and solidity that is rarely questioned—hence, when a political party collapses, ... More


Existing Protections for Participants in Non-International Armed Conflict

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/9780199578962.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter compares the scope and interpretation of the provisions of Geneva Convention III relating to prisoners of war, and sees whether the law of non-international armed conflicts includes ... More


Conflicting messages: genomic imprinting and internal communication

David Haig

in Sociobiology of Communication: an interdisciplinary perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199216840
eISBN:
9780191712043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216840.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Behavioural ecology and cell biology both use the language of communication and signalling. In cell biology, signaller and receiver are cells of a single body or molecules encoded by a single genome ... More


The Last Decade's Refugee Story

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:
10.1093/0199250316.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the 1990s, new conflicts broke out, particularly in connection with the dissolution of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, as well as several ... More


Internal Wars In Developing Countries: An Empirical Overview of Economic and Social Consequences

Frances Stewart, Cindy Huang, and Michael Wang

in War and Underdevelopment: Volume 1: The Economic and Social Consequences of Conflict

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241866
eISBN:
9780191696961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241866.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents an empirical overview of some of the economic costs and social costs of civil conflict in the last 25 years. Attention is focused on internal conflict because it has been much ... More


Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Graciana del Castillo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

With the end of the Cold War, countries coming out of internal conflicts have embarked on a complex transition to peace. Violence must give way to public security. Political exclusion must cave in to ... More


Scope of Application of the Doctrine of Command Responsibility—International and Internal Conflicts as well as Peacetime?

Guenael Mettraux

in The Law of Command Responsibility

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559329
eISBN:
9780191705304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559329.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the scope of application of the doctrine of superior responsibility, in particular the question of whether it applies in the context of both international as well as internal ... More


Introduction

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/9780199578962.003.0000
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This introductory chapter sets out the basis of the issue explored in the text – namely, why the law relating to armed conflicts makes the distinction between participants in international armed ... More


War Crimes in Internal Armed Conflicts

Guénaél Mettraux

in International Crimes and the Ad Hoc Tribunals

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207541
eISBN:
9780191709203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207541.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the question of whether a war crime can be committed in the context of an internal armed conflict. Although an affirmative answer to this question may appear to be self-evident ... More


A Less Perfect World: Market Rents and Redistributive Conflict

Gilles Saint‐Paul

in The Political Economy of Labour Market Institutions

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293323
eISBN:
9780191596841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293321.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

We show how in a heterogeneous labour market, a group of workers may benefit from rigid institutions. This is because they allow it to collectively exploit monopoly power at the expense of other ... More


Deliberative Democracy and Divided Societies

Ian O'Flynn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621446
eISBN:
9780748672004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621446.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In a world where the impact of internal conflicts is spreading ever wider, there is a real need to rethink how democratic ideals and institutions can best be implemented. This book responds to this ... More


How to Improve upon the Faulty Legal Regime of Internal Armed Conflicts

Sandesh Sivakumaran

in Realizing Utopia: The Future of International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199691661
eISBN:
9780191738593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691661.003.0040
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

There are two major gaps in the law governing non-international armed conflicts: not infrequently, armed groups do exercise territorial control, yet international humanitarian law has little to say ... More


Power

János Kornai

in The Socialist System: The Political Economy of Communism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287766
eISBN:
9780191596551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287763.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

An account is given of the institutions of power in socialist systems and the way that they work. It starts with the party, and then goes on to the state, and the organizations and associations (mass ... More


Current Trends in the Development of the Law of Armed Conflict

Antonio Cassese

in The Human Dimension of International Law: Selected Papers of Antonio Cassese

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199232918
eISBN:
9780191696572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232918.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the six main areas where the law of armed conflicts is most glaringly in need to be updated because of fresh and multifarious developments in warfare. First, it considers the ... More


Legal Legitimacy and Recognition of Governments: A Doctrinal Guide

Brad R. Roth

in Governmental Illegitimacy in International Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199243013
eISBN:
9780191697210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243013.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter provides a general overview of the legal issues involved in the recognition of governments. It discusses aspects of recognition doctrine and describes the international law of internal ... More


Civil War and International Law

Antonio Cassese

in The Human Dimension of International Law: Selected Papers of Antonio Cassese

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199232918
eISBN:
9780191696572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232918.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

No continent has been spared from internal armed conflicts and serious internal disturbances. What is more worrying though is that, for various historical and political reasons, internal conflicts ... More


Sectional Cataclysm

Alexander Tsesis

in For Liberty and Equality: The Life and Times of the Declaration of Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195379693
eISBN:
9780199949847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379693.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

Turmoil within the Democratic Party pitted those who backed the Lecompton Constitution against its detractors. The internal conflict split the party into sectional factions. The Republican Party ... More


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