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Guarantee of Peace: The League of Nations in British Policy 1914-1925

Peter J. Yearwood

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199226733
eISBN:
9780191710308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226733.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book reconsiders the role of the League of Nations as an idea and as an institution in the development of British policy, 1914–25. It challenges the view that London took up the league idea ... More


‘A Genuine and Energetic League of Nations Policy’: Lord Robert Cecil and the Treaty of Mutual Assistance, 1922–1923

Peter J. Yearwood

in Guarantee of Peace: The League of Nations in British Policy 1914-1925

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199226733
eISBN:
9780191710308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226733.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The success of the League was widely seen as depending on its formulating a scheme for international disarmament. Lloyd George had this in the back of his mind when offering a security treaty to ... More


Assessing the Statist Ideal

Laura Valentini

in Justice in a Globalized World: A Normative Framework

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199593859
eISBN:
9780191731457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593859.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the complaint that the statist ideal is excessively biased in favour of the status quo and argues that this critique is only partly successful. While the statists’ (especially ... More


The Accords and British Reaction

Jill Edwards

in Anglo-American Relations and the Franco Question, 1945–1955

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228714
eISBN:
9780191678813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228714.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

After successfully blocking United States economic aid to Spain for some time, President Harry S. Truman finally authorized credit for Spain, whittled down from the original proposal of $100 million ... More


Batista s Self-destruction and the Suspension of Arms

Thomas G. Paterson

in Contesting Castro: The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101201
eISBN:
9780199854189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101201.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Batista's response to the increasing tension was to get even tougher. He closed all the public secondary schools and discouraged an effort by Roman Catholic bishops in Cuba to create a national unity ... More


Illegal War, Aggressive War, and Aggression: The Major Legal Developments of the Period 1920 to 1945

Ian Brownlie

in International Law and the Use of Force by States

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198251583
eISBN:
9780191681332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198251583.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes the major legal developments of the period 1920–45, the content of which establishes the basic norm of the illegality of forcible self-help in the modern law. The accumulation ... More


External Economic Relations

János Kornai

in The Socialist System: The Political Economy of Communism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287766
eISBN:
9780191596551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287763.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Various aspects of the external economic relations of socialist countries are examined. The first section of the chapter looks at the external relations of socialist countries with various different ... More


French Sources of Supply

Charles R. Shrader

in A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

In Chapter 7, the author describes the various sources of supply available to the French forces, including local production and procurement, purchases on the world market, and the delivery of ... More


Balancing Against Threats: The Rise and Fall of the Sino‐Soviet Alliance

Rosemary Foot

in The Practice of Power: US Relations with China since 1949

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292920
eISBN:
9780191599286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292929.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the first of four chapters focusing on America’s perceptions of China’s capabilities, and dwelling on the correspondence between those perceptions and the projected consequences. It presents ... More


Stakeholders in Reform of the Global System for Mutual Legal Assistance

Peter Swire and Justin Hemmings

in Bulk Collection: Systematic Government Access to Private-Sector Data

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190685515
eISBN:
9780190685546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685515.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter briefly explains the reasons that Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties (MLATs) and other forms of trans-border access to electronic data are vital and becoming increasingly more so for law ... More


Some Thoughts on the formulae ficticiae of Citizenship in Gaius 4.37: A Form of Reception?

Laurens Winkel

in Judge and Jurist: Essays in Memory of Lord Rodger of Earlsferry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677344
eISBN:
9780191758379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677344.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter analyzes the fiction of citizenship in Gaius' Institutes. It suggests that the existence of the fictions in Inst. 4.37 may be explained both as a survival of the legal practice of ... More


International Criminal Law Instruments for the Suppression of Organized Crime and Corruption

Henri Decoeur

in Confronting the Shadow State: An International Law Perspective on State Organized Crime

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198823933
eISBN:
9780191862649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823933.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 3 outlines the obligations of states parties to the crime-suppression conventions pertaining to organized crime and corruption, which aim at establishing common minimum standards across ... More


Gorbachev's export of Perestroika to Eastern Europe: Democratisation reconsidered

Helen Hardman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719079788
eISBN:
9781781706213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079788.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book looks at the liberalisation process in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) during the period of 1987-1989, focusing on Gorbachev's initiative to encourage perestroika in all the fraternal ... More


The Limitations of the United Nations Convention against Corruption

Cecily Rose

in International Anti-Corruption Norms: Their Creation and Influence on Domestic Legal Systems

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198737216
eISBN:
9780191800726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737216.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter discusses the 2003 United Nations Convention against Corruption, which is the most comprehensive and universal of the anti-corruption instruments. Despite its binding status as a ... More


Activating the Mutual Assistance Clause of the Treaty on the European Union and the Right of Self-defence

Carlos Espaliú Berdud

in How International Law Works in Times of Crisis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198849667
eISBN:
9780191883941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849667.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Following the 2015 Paris attacks, one of the most discussed issues is whether the Paris incidents constitute an ‘armed attack’ requisite to trigger the right of self-defence in light of the wording ... More


‘Liaison Magistrates’: Their Role in International Judicial Cooperation and Comparative Law

Bernard Rabatel and Olivier Deparis

in Courts and Comparative Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198735335
eISBN:
9780191802096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735335.003.0033
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

For over 20 years, judges have been able to receive assistance from certain colleagues if they wish to analyse a solution adopted by foreign jurisdictions towards a novel problem. In March 1993, the ... More


Governance Reform

Jean Pisani-Ferry

in The Euro Crisis and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199993338
eISBN:
9780199346400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993338.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The euro area is equipped with a series of partial powers, rather than a government. The economic challenges facing Europe during the crisis were significant, but they were repeatedly magnified by ... More


US and Indian Policies in Direct Conflict, Part I: Collective Security in the Middle East and Pakistan

Francine R. Frankel

in When Nehru Looked East: Origins of India-US Suspicion and India-China Rivalry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190064341
eISBN:
9780190064372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190064341.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The US policy of collective security against the Soviet Union led to the pursuit of the Middle East Defense Organization, which was undermined by Nehru’s success in persuading Egypt to follow his ... More


Keeping the ‘Outer Empire’ in Step with the CPSU: Gorbachev's Policy of Fraternal Party Alignment via the NPC 1987–88

Helen Hardman

in Gorbachev's export of Perestroika to Eastern Europe: Democratisation reconsidered

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719079788
eISBN:
9781781706213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079788.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines how Gorbachev encouraged the fraternal regimes of CEE to convene their respective conferences, so that these parties would align with CPSU perestroika and establish party unity ... More


The UN Convention Against Corruption

Fritz Heimann

in Confronting Corruption: Past Concerns, Present Challenges, and Future Strategies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190458331
eISBN:
9780190458379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458331.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Public International Law

This chapter covers the UN Convention Against Corruption’s development, politics, disputes, and resolution concerning its monitoring. The UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) has worldwide ... More


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