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Conclusion

Joshua Castellino and Elvira Domínguez Redondo

in Minority Rights in Asia: A Comparative Legal Analysis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199296057
eISBN:
9780191705403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296057.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The concluding chapter reiterates some of the main arguments presented and comments on how minority rights regimes are evolving in the specific settings selected. It sets out nuances of principles ... More


Minority Protection and Human Rights *

Maleiha Malik

in Sceptical Essays on Human Rights

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246687
eISBN:
9780191714603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246687.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Adopting a sceptical approach to human rights from the perspective of protection of minorities seems to be a daunting task. Many contemporary national, regional, and international human rights ... More


The Foreign Office Establishes a Policy

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/9780199267897.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter gives an account of the early years of the United Nations, when attempts were made to produce some form of international human rights instrument. It traces the abandonment of minority ... More


Corporate Governance: Legal Aspects

Oliver Rieckers and Gerald Spindler

in The German Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Although there are plenty of signs that the German model of corporate governance is indeed forced into a transition to a more capital market-oriented one, the remnants of the old modus operandi ... More


The European Union’s Troublesome Minority Protection: A Bird’s-Eye View

Dimitry Kochenov

in International Approaches to Governing Ethnic Diversity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199676583
eISBN:
9780191757211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676583.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Minority protection is now one of the ‘values’ of the Union but acting on this value remains difficult. Indeed, on numerous occasions the Union makes minority protection at the Member State level ... More


The International Court of Justice and the Rights of Peoples and Minorities

Gentian Zyberi

in The Development of International Law by the International Court of Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199653218
eISBN:
9780191747922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653218.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter examines the extent to which international law on the rights of minorities and peoples has been influenced by the legal findings of the Permanent Court of International Justice (PCIJ) ... More


The First Pillar: Company Law—A One-Size-Fits-All Vehicle for Non-listed Companies

Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen

in Corporate Governance of Non-Listed Companies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199203406
eISBN:
9780191707780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203406.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter recounts the history of company law from the development of a joint venture business form that facilitated the networking of entrepreneurs and investors with their opposing interests, to ... More


Preventive Diplomacy in Interwar Europe

Erin K. Jenne

in Nested Security: Lessons in Conflict Management from the League of Nations and the European Union

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453908
eISBN:
9781501701276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453908.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores cases of preventive diplomacy under the League of Nations regime, comparing four of the most troubled minority conflicts undertaken by the League's Minorities Protection ... More


Minority Rights from Westphalia to Berlin (1648–1878)

JENNIFER JACKSON PREECE

in National Minorities and the European Nation-States System

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294375
eISBN:
9780191685033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294375.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Far from being a post-Cold War development, international relations that have to do with the position of minorities in Europe possess an identifiable history not only in the twentieth century but ... More


The Ottoman Empire and the International Law of Minority Protection, 1815–1923

Umut Özsu

in Formalizing Displacement: International Law and Population Transfers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198717430
eISBN:
9780191787003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717430.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter traces the international law of minority protection from its origins in the 1814–15 Congress of Vienna, through the balance-of-power treaties concluded during the remainder of the ... More


Internationalized Minority Territorial Autonomy in Early Post-WWI Europe: The Limits and Possibilities of International Ethnic Diversity Governance

Susan J. Henders

in International Approaches to Governing Ethnic Diversity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199676583
eISBN:
9780191757211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676583.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Many recent commentators have seen the League of Nations as a ‘golden age’ of international minority rights commitments. This chapter argues, however, that the 1919–24 decisions of international ... More


Formalizing Displacement: International Law and Population Transfers

Umut Özsu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198717430
eISBN:
9780191787003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717430.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

Large-scale population transfers are immensely disruptive. Interestingly, though, their legal status has shifted considerably over time. This book situates population transfer within the broader ... More


Commentary: Religious Minorities and Islamic Law

Richard Goldstone

in Islamic Law and International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641444
eISBN:
9780191741104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641444.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Comparative Law

This chapter comments on the discussions in Chapters 18 and 19 on religious minorities. The discussions complement each other, the first describing the history of accommodation of religious ... More


‘A Subject which Excites the Deepest Interest throughout the Civilised World’: Legal Diplomacy at the Conference of Lausanne

Umut Özsu

in Formalizing Displacement: International Law and Population Transfers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198717430
eISBN:
9780191787003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717430.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter considers the text and travaux préparatoires of the convention by which the compulsory Greek–Turkish exchange was governed. Reading statements at the 1922–3 Conference of Lausanne, it ... More


The “Unmixing” of Peoples

Leonard V. Smith

in Sovereignty at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199677177
eISBN:
9780191850479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199677177.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The Paris Peace turned to population policies when and where it could not draw boundaries to suit peoples. Plebiscites, ostensibly the most democratic of population policies, took place in the ... More


Constitutional History

Yvonne Tew

in Constitutional Statecraft in Asian Courts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198716839
eISBN:
9780191785535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198716839.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores the constitutional founding and road to independence in the post-colonial states of Malaysia and Singapore. It provides the historical context for understanding the ... More


Zainichi (Korean Residents in Japan): From Citizenship Rights to Universal Human Rights

Kiyoteru Tsutsui

in Rights Make Might: Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190853105
eISBN:
9780190853143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190853105.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the complicated history of Zainichi, Korean residents in Japan, who came to Japan during the colonial era. After 1945, Zainichi lost all citizenship rights and had to fight for ... More


Burakumin: From a Japanese Minority Group to an International Human Rights Organization

Kiyoteru Tsutsui

in Rights Make Might: Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190853105
eISBN:
9780190853143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190853105.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter first examines the history of Burakumin activism to combat discrimination against them based on their former outcaste status, which by the 1970s had established them as an influential ... More


Early Experiments in Population Transfer, 1913–19

Umut Özsu

in Formalizing Displacement: International Law and Population Transfers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198717430
eISBN:
9780191787003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717430.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter discusses the compulsory Greek–Turkish exchange’s immediate antecedents. Forced migrations in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries had increased tensions between the Ottoman ... More


Humanitarianism, the World Court, and the Relation between Domestic and International Law

Umut Özsu

in Formalizing Displacement: International Law and Population Transfers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198717430
eISBN:
9780191787003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717430.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter provides a contextual analysis of the Permanent Court of International Justice’s 1925 advisory opinion in Exchange of Greek and Turkish Populations. It discusses the humanitarian ... More


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