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Not in My Name: Macrodemocratic Design

Eric Beerbohm

in In Our Name: The Ethics of Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154619
eISBN:
9781400842384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154619.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter deals with macrodemocratic theory. It develops mechanisms of democracy designed to protect citizens against complicitous relations with the state. It first considers plebiscitary ... More


Equality

Sandra Fredman

in Human Rights Transformed: Positive Rights and Positive Duties

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199272761
eISBN:
9780191709814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272761.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the interaction between equality of status, found in anti-discrimination law, and distributive equality, found in the Welfare State and socio-economic rights. The development of ... More


Socio-economic Rights and Positive Duties

Sandra Fredman

in Human Rights Transformed: Positive Rights and Positive Duties

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199272761
eISBN:
9780191709814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272761.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter applies the approach developed in this book to familiar topics of socio-economic rights, focussing on housing, education, and welfare, and drawing on comparative experience in selected ... More


Complementing the ICC Efforts to Curb the Impunity of International Crimes in Africa: The Role and Contribution of Community-Based Justice Mechanisms

Pacifique Manirakiza

in The International Criminal Court and Africa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198810568
eISBN:
9780191847837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810568.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

A matter raised consistently by eminent personalities asked to report on atrocities in Africa, such as former South African President Thabo Mbeki, is the utilization of traditional justice mechanisms ... More


The Community Institutions Involved and their Mechanisms of Governance

Christopher Hodges

in European Regulation of Consumer Product Safety

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282555
eISBN:
9780191700217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282555.003.0017
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The purpose of this chapter is to analyse the actors who are involved in Community regulation. It finds out how these actors operate and interrelate, the nature of the controls to which each is ... More


Protecting EU values: Reverse and the Rule of Law Framework

Armin von Bogdandy, Carlino Antpöhler, and Michael Ioannidis

in The Enforcement of EU Law and Values: Ensuring Member States' Compliance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198746560
eISBN:
9780191808487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746560.003.0013
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the instruments currently on the table regarding the enforcement of EU values, exposing their strengths and weaknesses in legal and practical terms. It also offers an ... More


Human Rights and the Internationalization of Memory

Jeffrey M. Blustein

in Forgiveness and Remembrance: Remembering Wrongdoing in Personal and Public Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199329397
eISBN:
9780199363506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329397.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Transitional justice covers a range of approaches to achieving justice in the aftermath of civil conflict and/or state repression typically resulting in serious human rights violations. In light of ... More


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