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Human Rights

Allen Buchanan

in Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The purpose of this chapter is to articulate an understanding of basic human rights that is sufficiently clear and cogent to serve as the core of a justice‐based moral theory of international law. To ... More


Distributive Justice

Allen Buchanan

in Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter grapples with the most controversial topic in the discourse of human rights: distributive justice. The chief questions to be addressed are (1) whether a justice‐based international legal ... More


Conclusion

Magdalena Forowicz

in The Reception of International Law in the European Court of Human Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592678
eISBN:
9780191595646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592678.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The synthesis of this book evaluates how the Court and the Commission have behaved overall with respect to the areas of international law analysed. The ECHR system is viewed from a wider perspective, ... More


Intrastate Autonomy

Allen Buchanan

in Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Ch. 8 argued for combining a rather restrained, justice‐based view of the unilateral right to secede, the Remedial Right Only Theory, with a much more supportive stance toward forms of ... More


The Project of International Legal Order

Brad R. Roth

in Sovereign Equality and Moral Disagreement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195342666
eISBN:
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342666.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter introduces the peculiarities of the ethical questions facing those proposing reforms to the international legal order; those responsible for interpreting international legal standards; ... More


The (Ir)relevance of International Law for Conflict Management

Dirk Pulkowski

in The Law and Politics of International Regime Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689330
eISBN:
9780191768279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689330.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the prevailing theories on whether international law can contribute to the management of regime conflicts. These range from legal pluralists' flat-out denial of any meaningful ... More


International Law and Domestic Legal Systems: Incorporation, Transformation, and Persuasion

Dinah Shelton (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694907
eISBN:
9780191731914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694907.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Different countries incorporate and interpret international law in different ways. This book provides a systematic analysis of the domestic constitutional regime of over two dozen countries, setting ... More


In the Beginning was the Deed

Ingo Venzke

in How Interpretation Makes International Law: On Semantic Change and Normative Twists

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199657674
eISBN:
9780191753114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657674.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This introductory chapter sets the scene by showing how Ludwig Wittgenstein identified in search for certainty with Goethe’s tragic figure Faust. Faust tried the word, its true sense and the force ... More


New Technologies, the Precautionary Principle, and Public Participation

Laurence Boisson de Chazournes

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/9780199562572.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines how international law has responded to the risks presented by new technologies. It focuses, first, on the definition of the notion of precaution and its constitutive elements, ... More


Challenges to the International Legal System Interdependence, Globalization, and Sovereignty: The Role of Non-binding International Legal Accords

H. Wolfgang Reincke and Jan Martin Witte

in Commitment and Compliance: The Role of Non-binding Norms in the International Legal System

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270989
eISBN:
9780191707704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270989.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents two essays on the current challenges to the global system and what they may mean for the future of international law. The first essay discusses the differences between ... More


Shifting Boundaries: The Authority of International Law 1

Mayo Moran

in New Perspectives on the Divide Between National and International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199231942
eISBN:
9780191716140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231942.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the emergence and consequences of the notion of the influential authority of international law. It argues that much of our thinking on the relationship between international ... More


International Law and the Changing Constitution of International Society

Andrew Hurrell

in The Role of Law in International Politics: Essays in International Relations and International Law

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244027
eISBN:
9780191713224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244027.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter investigates the relationship between international law and international politics. It also evaluates how the changes associated with the concept of globalization affected the ... More


The Use of Force

Anthony Carty

in Philosophy of International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622559
eISBN:
9780748652525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622559.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that the struggle for humans to find meaning has to take priority over the struggle to build institutions, making most explicit the raw spirit of Hobbes that underlies the whole ... More


From Legal Unity to Communicative Compatibility

Dirk Pulkowski

in The Law and Politics of International Regime Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689330
eISBN:
9780191768279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689330.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter proposes an alternative conception of legal plurality. It suggests that international law provides a common language for discursive engagement across regimes, based on shared, ... More


‘The Appeals of the Orient’: Colonized Desire and the War of the Riff

Nathaniel Berman

in Gender and Human Rights

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260911
eISBN:
9780191698699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260911.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

‘The Appeals of the Orient’— in the February 1925 issue of the literary journal entitled Les Cahiers du Mois— summarized more than 100 responses to a questionnaire that was intended for various ... More


Culture is One Thing and Varnish is Another*

Dirk Pulkowski

in The Law and Politics of International Regime Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689330
eISBN:
9780191768279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689330.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter first explores the most common policy motivations for the government regulation of trade in cultural products. It then outlines the rules of international law that bear, and impose ... More


Introduction: Looking for Justice in International Law

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/9780198704041.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, namely to offer a new approach to global justice that integrates the work and insights of international law and ethics. The book analyses the ... More


Introduction

Sharon Weill

in The Role of National Courts in Applying International Humanitarian Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685424
eISBN:
9780191765643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685424.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to analyse the contradictory and often incoherent position in which national courts place themselves when applying international ... More


Introduction

Andrzej Jakubowski

in State Succession in Cultural Property

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198738060
eISBN:
9780191801617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738060.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The introduction presents the theme, lays out its importance and explains the structure of the entire book. It also provides methodological foundations of the analysis pursued throughout the book. It ... More


Sovereign Marks

Tanja Aalberts

in International Law's Objects

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198798200
eISBN:
9780191858642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798200.003.0039
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyses a treaty made on behalf of the Association Internationale du Congo (the infamous private company of King Leopold II of Belgium) with roi Né-Do’ucoula of Boma on 19 April 1884. ... More


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