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The Possibility of Self-Defence Against Non-State Actors

Noam Lubell

in Extraterritorial Use of Force Against Non-State Actors

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199584840
eISBN:
9780191594540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584840.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter analyses the question of whether self-defence as understood in international law, encompasses the possibility of using extraterritorial force against armed groups abroad. It examines the ... More


Introduction

Noam Lubell

in Extraterritorial Use of Force Against Non-State Actors

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199584840
eISBN:
9780191594540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584840.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This introductory chapter sets out the scope of the analysis to be covered in the book, and the definition of the terms to be used. The three primary legal frameworks — the ius ad bellum, ... More


National Legal Orders

ANDREW CLAPHAM

in Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Actors

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288465
eISBN:
9780191707681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288465.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter looks at how different national legal orders tackle the question of holding non-state actors accountable for human rights violations. The key jurisdictions under examination are: the UK, ... More


Governance under Limited Sovereignty

Thomas Risse

in Back to Basics: State Power in a Contemporary World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199970087
eISBN:
9780199333295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970087.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The social science debate on governance implicitly or explicitly remains wedded to an ideal type of modern statehood—with full domestic sovereignty and the capacity to make, implement, and enforce ... More


Conclusion

Terry MacDonald

in Global Stakeholder Democracy: Power and Representation Beyond Liberal States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199235001
eISBN:
9780191715822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235001.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter reflects upon the broader applications of the theoretical model of Global Stakeholder Democracy developed in this book. It briefly considers how the principles of stakeholder ... More


Regional Integration and Transnational Politics: Popular Sector Strategies in the NAFTA Era

María Lorena Cook

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Explores a novel and unexpected by‐product of the process of negotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement—a network of North American labour, environmental, human rights, and other citizens’ ... More


Governing the Provision of Global Public Goods: The Role and Legitimacy of Nonstate Actors

Michael Edwards and Simon Zadek

in Providing Global Public Goods: Managing Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157406
eISBN:
9780199832965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157400.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The provision of global public goods will impose two tasks (1) increase the role of non‐state actors (2) do this without permitting the operation of special‐interest politics to jeopardize their ... More


Introduction

ANDREW CLAPHAM

in Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Actors

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288465
eISBN:
9780191707681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288465.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The book begins with a discussion of the phenomena, such as globalization, privatization, fragmentation, and feminization, that are forcing us to think again about how we view human rights and why it ... More


Is the ICC Focusing Too Much on Non-State Actors?

Frédéric Mégret

in Arcs of Global Justice: Essays in Honour of William A. Schabas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190272654
eISBN:
9780190272685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190272654.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

One of the most significant contributions of Bill Schabas to the study of international criminal law is his critique of the tendency of contemporary international criminal justice to focus on ... More


The Fight for Inclusion: Non-State Actors and International Law

Andrea Bianchi

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/9780199588817.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that the debate on non-State actors mirrors the difficulties that international law is currently facing in terms of redefining the boundaries of its own discipline. The ... More


Non-State Actors and Armed Conflict

Kenneth Watkin

in Fighting at the Legal Boundaries: Controlling the Use of Force in Contemporary Conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190457976
eISBN:
9780190458003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457976.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on the lack of legal consensus regarding how non-State violence is categorized and the requirement to determine when the thresholds for an armed conflict are met. The complexity ... More


Where There is No Government: Enforcing Property Rights in Common Law Africa

Sandra F. Joireman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199782482
eISBN:
9780199897209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782482.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Governments, farmers, homeowners, and academics around the world agree that property rights are important. But what happens when the state fails to enforce them? This book describes how a variety of ... More


Democracy Beyond Borders: Justice and Representation in Global Institutions

Andrew Kuper

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199274901
eISBN:
9780191601552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274908.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Global organizations are exercising unprecedented power–from the hallowed halls of the UN to the closed boardrooms of multinational corporations. Yet their leaders are often scandalously ... More


Non-State Actors in Global Crime Governance

Anja P. Jakobi

in Common Goods and Evils?: The Formation of Global Crime Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674602
eISBN:
9780191752452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674602.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the different roles of non-state actors in global crime governance. The chapter starts by elaborating on the complexity of global crime governance, which makes the involvement ... More


Do Non-State Actors Strengthen or Weaken International Law?: The Story of a Liberal Symbiosis

Jean d’Aspremont

in The International Rule of Law: Rise or Decline?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198843603
eISBN:
9780191879395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843603.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The chapter compares the liberal beliefs and sensibilities informing the question of the rise or decline of international law with the liberalism found in the way in which the concept of non-state ... More


Monism and Dualism: The Impact of Private Authority on the Dichotomy Between National and International Law

Christine Chinkin

in New Perspectives on the Divide Between National and International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199231942
eISBN:
9780191716140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231942.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers some of the implications of different forms of private authority for the dichotomy between national and international law. Section 2 considers the contemporary significance of ... More


Improving Compliance by Non-State Actors with Obligations in International Humanitarian Law: A Global Responsibility

Theodor Meron

in The Making of International Criminal Justice: The View from the Bench: Selected Speeches

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608935
eISBN:
9780191729706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608935.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

In terms of conflict, non-state actors — and the problems they pose for the workings of the international system — were catapulted into the limelight by the World Trade Center attacks. It is not that ... More


Human Rights Obligations of Armed Non-State Actors

Gilles Giacca

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198717447
eISBN:
9780191787010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717447.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The final chapter is devoted to armed non-state actors (ANSAS). How, and to what extent, international law formally binds these actors is still debated. While it is largely uncontested that IHL ... More


The Role International Actors Other Than States can Play in the New World Order

Nehal Bhuta

in Realizing Utopia: The Future of International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199691661
eISBN:
9780191738593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691661.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

States remain the primary actors on the international scene. This remains true although at present numerous state functions appear to be disaggregated and delegated to, or calibrated by reference to, ... More


Drawing Conclusions

Sandra F. Joireman

in Where There is No Government: Enforcing Property Rights in Common Law Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199782482
eISBN:
9780199897209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782482.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In Ghana, Kenya, and Uganda, governments have been willing to devote lawmaking effort and scarce resources to the clear definition and adjudication of land rights. However, making institutions ... More


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