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A Brief History of International Investment Agreements *

Kenneth J. Vandevelde

in The Effect of Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment: Bilateral Investment Treaties, Double Taxation Treaties, and Investment Flows

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195388534
eISBN:
9780199855322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388534.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter traces the history of international investment agreements. The history thus far comprises three separate eras. The first, the colonial era, began in the late 18th century and continued ... More


The haunted city: Hong Kong and its urban others in the postcolonial era

David Clarke

in Chinese Art and Its Encounter with the World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083060
eISBN:
9789882209794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083060.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses cities being haunted by other cities. It talks about Hong Kong and its urban others in the postcolonial era. By using the word ‘haunted’, the chapter wishes to convey the sense ... More


Musical Life in Guyana: History and Politics of Controlling Creativity

Vibert C. "Cambridge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628460117
eISBN:
9781626746480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460117.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book is the first in-depth study of Guyanese musical life. It is also a detailed description of the social, economic, and political conditions that have encouraged and sometimes discouraged ... More


The Knot of the Soul: Postcolonial Conundrums, Madness, and the Imagination

Stefania Pandolfo

in Postcolonial Disorders

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252233
eISBN:
9780520941021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252233.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter presents a single case study of a young Moroccan man experiencing the onset of psychosis, who was brought by police, at the request of his mother, to a psychiatric emergency department ... More


Lyotard's Algeria: Theory and/or Politics

in Poststructuralism and Postcoloniality: The Anxiety of Theory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312304
eISBN:
9781846316166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316166.004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyses Jean-François Lyotard's writing on Algeria, which introduces the pressing problem of theory's relation to the political at a time of postcolonial upheaval. Lyotard's many ... More


A national Church in revolution and War

Charles Keith

in Catholic Vietnam: A Church from Empire to Nation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520272477
eISBN:
9780520953826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272477.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 7, “A National Church in Revolution and War,” situates the emerging national church in Vietnam in the context of the August Revolution and First Indochina War, which led to the end of the ... More


Islamic Criminal Justice: An Overview

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

in Crime and Punishment in Islamic Law: A Fresh Interpretation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190910648
eISBN:
9780190910679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190910648.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the characteristic features of the Islamic criminal justice system and shows how the Islamic system may differ from other systems. One of the distinctive features of the Islamic ... More


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