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International Boundaries as a Planetary Institution

Robert Jackson

in The Global Covenant: Human Conduct in a World of States

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199262014
eISBN:
9780191601033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262012.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines concept of international boundaries. It considers the character and modus operandi of international boundaries, how these are determined and changed, and the justification for ... More


The New Agenda

Tim Dunne

in International Society and its Critics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265206
eISBN:
9780191601866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265208.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The final two chapters in Part One investigate the evolving research agenda of the English School of International Relations and its contribution to contemporary international relations. In this ... More


The Ideological Response to War: Codes of Human Rights

A. W. BRAIN SIMPSON

in Human Rights and the End of Empire: Britain and the Genesis of the European Convention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267897
eISBN:
9780191714115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267897.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter describes how the protection of human rights came, during World War II, to feature in schemes for creating a new world order, encouraging the drafting of comprehensive codes of rights to ... More


Nature Knows No Bounds: Mapping Challenges at the US-Mexico Border

Mary E. Mendoza

in Mapping Nature across the Americas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226696430
eISBN:
9780226696577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226696577.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Environmental historian Mary Mendoza’s chapter explores the riverine border between Mexico and the United States. The 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo called forth the International Boundary ... More


Land and people, c. 1926

Desmond A. Gillmor

in A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The establishment of an international boundary between the newly independent Irish Free State and Northern Ireland, which remained part of the United Kingdom, was the most important territorial ... More


Borders and Belonging

Michel Hogue

in Metis and the Medicine Line: Creating a Border and Dividing a People

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621050
eISBN:
9781469623238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621050.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter discusses the vast political implications of boundary lines in creating territorial, political, and even racial, distinctions between the Plains Metis communities. ... More


Abkhazia

Farhad Mirzayev

in Self-Determination and Secession in International Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702375
eISBN:
9780191772139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702375.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

The paper covers research on the correlation of the principles of uti possidetis juris and self-determination in the case of Abkhazia. It argues that under the principle of uti possidetis, the former ... More


The Claims of Peoples: Self-Determination and State Borders

Steven R. Ratner

in The Thin Justice of International Law: A Moral Reckoning of the Law of Nations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198704041
eISBN:
9780191773204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704041.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter analyses one of the core norms of international law under the two-pillar standard of thin justice—the claims of peoples for self-government, and in particular the law on ... More


Transboundary Aquifers

William M. Alley and Rosemarie Alley

in High and Dry: Meeting the Challenges of the World's Growing Dependence on Groundwater

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300220384
eISBN:
9780300227550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220384.003.0016
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

The difficulties of determining who has the right to use groundwater and how much they can pump becomes even more complicated for aquifers that cross international boundaries. The chapter discusses ... More


Higher Than Sight Can Reach

Benjamin Hoy

in A Line of Blood and Dirt: Creating the Canada-United States Border across Indigenous Lands

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197528693
eISBN:
9780197528723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197528693.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 9 follows the Canada–US border’s development from 1900 until the 1930s. It surveys the Alaska Boundary Survey, World War I, Prohibition, the Great Depression, and Indigenous resistance to new ... More


Afterword

Michel Hogue

in Metis and the Medicine Line: Creating a Border and Dividing a People

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621050
eISBN:
9781469623238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621050.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This concluding chapter remarks on how the kinships and other social relations constructed from Plain Metis life continue to persist in the face of legal distinctions of race and nation. Metis ... More


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