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Making Sense of Experimentation

Matthew J. Hoffmann

in Climate Governance at the Crossroads: Experimenting with a Global Response after Kyoto

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195390087
eISBN:
9780199894352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390087.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter posits a way to make sense of the emergence and impact of experimentation. Climate governance experiments are both symptoms and drivers of the transition away from a sole focus on ... More


Reservations to Human Rights Treaties: Not an Absolute Evil…

Alain Pellet and Daniel Müller

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter on reservations to human rights has its place in a volume devoted to the evolution of international law from bilateralism to community interest. It could even be said that it is at the ... More


International Dispositive Powers

JAMES CRAWFORD

in The Creation of States in International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199228423
eISBN:
9780191714375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228423.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the general issues of international disposition relating to the creation of States. The principle of the equality of States — one of the basic principles of international law ... More


BIT BY BIT: THE SILENT LIBERALIZATION OF THE CAPITAL ACCOUNT

Michael Waibel

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter explores the relationship between free transfer clauses and exchange restrictions. The transfer of funds provision is a common feature of bilateral investment treaties (BITs). The free ... More


International Human Rights Law

Aryeh Neier

in The International Human Rights Movement: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135151
eISBN:
9781400841875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135151.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on the two sources of international law: custom and treaties. Customary international law is the term used to describe rules that are so widely accepted and so deeply held that ... More


Further Development of the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea: Mechanisms for Change

Alan Boyle

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) in 1982 brought to a culmination the third, and most ambitious, attempt to codify and progressively develop the law of the ... More


Studies in International Space Law

Bin Cheng

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198257301
eISBN:
9780191681745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198257301.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book consists of a collection of studies in international space law. Those that have been previously published are revised and updated. Publication coincides with the thirtieth anniversary of ... More


The Multilateral Agreement on Investment in Services: Scope and Obligations

David Collins

in The BRIC States and Outward Foreign Direct Investment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652716
eISBN:
9780191746185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652716.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter reviews the principle obligations of multilateral treaties. It first provides an overview on a proposed Multilateral Agreement on Investment in Services (MAIS). It then outlines the ... More


Fairness in International Investment Law

Thomas M. Franck

in Fairness in International Law and Institutions

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267850
eISBN:
9780191683398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267850.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The gap between developed and developing countries is so central an element of the fairness problematic that it must be addressed not only in terms of state-to-state action but also in terms of ... More


Norm Relations Amongst Multilateral Treaties

Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan

in The Protection of Intellectual Property in International Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199663392
eISBN:
9780191850240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663392.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter explores the revisions of and special agreements to the Berne and Paris Conventions. Amongst the multilateral agreements in the international intellectual property (IP) system, these ... More


Introduction: Non-Great Power Treaties in International Relations

Adam Bower

in Norms Without the Great Powers: International Law and Changing Social Standards in World Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198789871
eISBN:
9780191831522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198789871.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the subject and scope of the study as well as its principal contributions. It begins by providing a conceptual overview of non-great power diplomacy and the analytical gap ... More


A Social Theory of Treaty Influence

Adam Bower

in Norms Without the Great Powers: International Law and Changing Social Standards in World Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198789871
eISBN:
9780191831522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198789871.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents a theory to explain how multilateral treaties may exert influence without the leadership provided by the most materially powerful states. Building on recent constructivist ... More


India

David Collins

in The BRIC States and Outward Foreign Direct Investment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652716
eISBN:
9780191746185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652716.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter explains the process of outward foreign direct investment (FDI) from India. Since the liberalisation of its economy in the early 1990s, India has experienced significant economic ... More


Considering New Initiatives

Ken Geiser

in Chemicals without Harm: Policies for a Sustainable World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262012522
eISBN:
9780262327015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012522.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

While U.S. federal chemical policy development largely ceased after 1980, major developments occurred in other countries and internationally. In 2006 the European Union significantly overhauled the ... More


Foreign Direct Investment by State-Controlled Entities at a Crossroad of Economic History: Conference Report of the Rapporteur

Maya Steinitz

in Sovereign Investment: Concerns and Policy Reactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199937929
eISBN:
9780190260163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199937929.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines trends in foreign direct investment (FDI) by state-controlled entities (SCEs) and the desirable policy responses to these trends, with particular emphasis on investments ... More


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