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Might, Right, Prosperity and Consent: Representative Democracy and the International Economy 1919–2001

Helen Thompson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077500
eISBN:
9781781701607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077500.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book offers an analysis of the problem of the authority of the state in democracies. Unlike many discussions of democracy that treat authority as a problem primarily of domestic politics or ... More


The Abolitionist and Retentionist Debate

Zhigang Yu and Charlotte Hu

in The Death Penalty In China: Policy, Practice, and Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170079
eISBN:
9780231540810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170079.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter reviews China’s domestic debate over abolition of the death penalty. Instead of trying to end the death penalty practice immediately, Chinese scholars seemingly reached a consensus that ... More


Added Value of Application of International Human Rights Law to Armed Groups

Katharine Fortin

in The Accountability of Armed Groups under Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198808381
eISBN:
9780191846106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808381.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Chapter 2 of the book investigates the normative added value of holding armed groups to account under human rights law. Reviewing the legal frameworks of international human rights law and ... More


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