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Normative Innovation and the Great Powers

Justin Morris

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:
10.1093/0199265208.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In this final chapter, The author asks whether the shift from a multipolar to unipolar society of states has led to normative change in international society, using the norm prohibiting the use of ... More


Rules

Carlo Focarelli

in International Law as Social Construct: The Struggle for Global Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199584833
eISBN:
9780191741012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584833.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the law which the international community believes to be international law. It examines how the rules and other normative standards of international law are made, integrated, ... More


Towards an International Rule of Law?

Philippe Sands and Blinne Ní Ghrálaigh

in Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566181
eISBN:
9780191705458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566181.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the international rule of law, as a principle or rule of global application, and how the global war on terror affects the development of this. It provides some information on ... More


State Immunity

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/9780199592678.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter evaluates the Court's references to international State immunity law in Al-Adsani v. United Kingdom, Fogarty v. United Kingdom, and McElhinney v Ireland. The three cases concerned a very ... More


Treaty Interpretation: Rules and Methods

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in The Interpretation of Acts and Rules in Public International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546220
eISBN:
9780191720000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546220.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter begins by examining the constitutional relevance of the Vienna Convention rules of interpretation, and the debate on the need for rules of interpretation. After covering historical and ... More


 Corporate Disclosure Diversity: A Comparative Assessment

George J. Benston, Michael Bromwich, Robert E. Litan, and Alfred Wagenhofer

in Worldwide Financial Reporting: The Development and Future of Accounting Standards

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195305838
eISBN:
9780199783342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305833.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

While there are substantial differences in the regulatory regimes, cultures, economic history, nature of government, and institutions among the countries surveyed in the book, these countries have ... More


Balancing Property Rights and Human Rights in Expropriation

Jeff Waincymer

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/9780199578184.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter concentrates on the protection of property rights through expropriation norms and the way the articulation and adjudication of these may impact upon human rights goals. The purpose of ... More


International Norms and Cycles of Change

Wayne Sandholtz and Kendall Stiles

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195380088
eISBN:
9780199855377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380088.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

International lawyers and international relations scholars recognize that international norms change over time. Practices that were once permissible and even “normal” — like slavery, conquest, and ... More


The Constitutionalization of the Global Corporate Sphere?

Grahame F. Thompson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199594832
eISBN:
9780191746079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594832.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

Modern constitutions are relatively recent instruments of rule and are closely associated with the formation of national states from the eighteenth century onwards. So what is this term doing in ... More


The United Nations and the Development of International Law Relating to Outer Space

Bin Cheng

in Studies in International Space Law

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198257301
eISBN:
9780191681745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198257301.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the work of the United Nations in the development of international space law. It covers resolutions, treaties, and conventions; procedure, the legal status of general assembly ... More


The Role for Human Rights in the Decision-making Process of the Security Council

Bardo Fassbender

in Securing Human Rights?: Achievements and Challenges of the UN Security Council

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199641499
eISBN:
9780191732218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641499.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter addresses questions of safeguarding human rights in the course of Council action directed towards ‘other’ goals rather than the direct protection of human rights, i.e., mainly ... More


Consistent Interpretation

André Nollkaemper

in National Courts and the International Rule of Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199236671
eISBN:
9780191725234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236671.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In cases where an international obligation has not fully been made part of the national legal order, and/or national law does not allow for direct effect of that obligation, consistent interpretation ... More


The Permissive Power of the Ban on War

Ian Hurd

in How to Do Things with International Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196503
eISBN:
9781400888078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196503.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines a classical area of international law: the use of force by states. The ban on war is often cited as the centerpiece of the modern international legal-political system and used ... More


What Do Developing Countries Expect from the International Investment Regime?

Roberto Echandi

in The Evolving International Investment Regime: Expectations, Realities, Options

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199793624
eISBN:
9780199895205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793624.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that in a “globalized” international economy and in a generally increasingly interdependent world, it is in the best interest of developing countries to have a rule-oriented ... More


The Contribution of Air and Space Law to the Development of International Law

Bin Cheng

in Studies in International Space Law

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198257301
eISBN:
9780191681745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198257301.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter, among other things, sets out certain lessons that can be learned from the observation of the birth and growth of air and space law in the 20th century — lessons which may well assist us ... More


How to Do Things with International Law

Ian Hurd

in How to Do Things with International Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196503
eISBN:
9781400888078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196503.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents an account of the international rule of law that reflects the particular dynamics of international politics, drawing on legal realism and practice theory in international ... More


The Empire of International Legalism

Ian Hurd

in How to Do Things with International Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196503
eISBN:
9781400888078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196503.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter argues that the international rule of law is a structure of political authority. It creates a hierarchy in international affairs in which legal obligations are superior and ... More


Due Diligence and Structural Change in the International Legal Order

Heike Krieger and Anne Peters

in Due Diligence in the International Legal Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198869900
eISBN:
9780191912771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869900.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter first analyses the legal functions of due diligence, notably risk-management and securing accountability, defining audits and impact assessments, or operationalising obligations of ... More


Protection by the System and Its Regimes

Irini Papanicolopulu

in International Law and the Protection of People at Sea

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198789390
eISBN:
9780191831249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789390.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter advocates that rules relevant to the protection of people at sea may be found in any field of international law and that it is only through the integration of different rules that better ... More


Introduction

Prabhash Ranjan

in India and Bilateral Investment Treaties: Refusal, Acceptance, Backlash

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199493746
eISBN:
9780199097081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199493746.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter introduces bilateral investment treaties (BITs) and the debates surrounding BITs and investor–state dispute settlement (ISDS). It examines briefly the origin of BITs; their evolution and ... More


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