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Human Rights

Rex Martin

in A System of Rights

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292937
eISBN:
9780191599811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292937.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The chapter first discusses the different ways in which human rights are moral rights. The notion of valid claims (initially discussed in Ch. 2) has more purchase as an account of human rights; for ... More


Sanctuary

Nicole A. Waligora-Davis

in Sanctuary: African Americans and Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195369915
eISBN:
9780199893379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369915.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Reading Herman Melville’s “Benito Cereno” alongside American slave law, Dred Scott v. Sandford, The State of Missouri v. Celia, and the Civil Rights Cases (1883), this chapter addresses the ... More


Recognition and Effacement in Lore Segal’s Her First American

Dean J. Franco

in Race, Rights, and Recognition: Jewish American Literature since 1969

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450877
eISBN:
9780801464010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450877.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines Her First American (1985) by Lore Segal, a novel about a young Jewish war refugee and her romance with a cosmopolitan African American journalist in the 1950s. The two ... More


Reputation, Trade Retaliation, and Recognition: The Hope That the Bolsheviks Would Change Their Position

Kim Oosterlinck

in Hope Springs Eternal: French Bondholders and the Repudiation of Russian Sovereign Debt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300190915
eISBN:
9780300220933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190915.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter first reviews the literature suggesting that reputational concerns may prompt sovereigns to honour their debts. It then shows that Russia benefited from a good reputation before the ... More


The New Social Field of Policing

Bethan Loftus

in Police Culture in a Changing World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199560905
eISBN:
9780191701818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560905.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter determines the defining developments that have occurred in the British policing landscape. It draws upon three broad axes of change to specify the new social field of British policing: ... More


Introduction: War and Humanity

Monica Kim (ed.)

in The Interrogation Rooms of the Korean War: The Untold History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691166223
eISBN:
9780691185040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166223.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book tells a story of the changing script of warfare in the mid-twentieth century through the Korean War. At stake in ... More


Can Private International Law Contribute to Global Migration Governance?

Sabine Corneloup

in Private International Law and Global Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198727620
eISBN:
9780191793684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727620.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter uses the theoretical framework based on the political notions of recognition and misrecognition in order to analyze the reception of Muslim talaq divorces in French courts. It provides a ... More


Between Kongpo and Xanadu

Ruth Gamble

in Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism: The Third Karmapa and the Invention of a Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190690779
eISBN:
9780190690809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690779.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Buddhism

The final chapter begins with Rangjung Dorjé in retreat in Kongpo, southern Tibet. Because of his growing reputation, however, he is soon forced to return to central Tibet to mediate between a group ... More


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