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The Transition to the Market

Federico Varese

in The Russian Mafia: Private Protection in a New Market Economy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297369
eISBN:
9780191600272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829736X.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

An account is given of the transition from a state-run to a market economy in Russia, since the crucial argument presented in the book is that the Russian Mafia emerged as a consequence of an ... More


The State as Supplier of Protection

Federico Varese

in The Russian Mafia: Private Protection in a New Market Economy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297369
eISBN:
9780191600272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829736X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

The Russian state is examined as a supplier of protection. The chapter first explores how Russian citizens perceive the institutions of authority that are supposed to supply services of protection ... More


The protection of rights in Britain and the protection of rights in its territories during colonial rule and at independence

Charles O.H. Parkinson

in Bills of Rights and Decolonization: The Emergence of Domestic Human Rights Instruments in Britain's Overseas Territories

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199231935
eISBN:
9780191716157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231935.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter sets out the intellectual history of the protection of rights in English constitutional thought from 1689 to present, and how this approach to protecting rights was translated to the ... More


The Fight against Trafficking in Persons and Victims' Protection in the Council of Europe

Silvia Scarpa

in Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199541904
eISBN:
9780191715464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541904.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter reviews the action of the Council of Europe in the field of trafficking in persons. The European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ECHR) adopted by ... More


The Coherence of EU Law: The Search for Unity in Divergent Concepts

Sacha Prechal and Bert van Roermund (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232468
eISBN:
9780191716027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232468.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The EU legal order sits above a diverse mix of 27 national legal systems, with some 23 different languages. Amongst such diversity, how can the unity and coherence of the European legal system be ... More


The Historical Recovery of the Human Person as Subject of the Law of Nations

Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

in The Access of Individuals to International Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580958
eISBN:
9780191728785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580958.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

One of the most important contributions of the international legal doctrine along the last six decades has been the rescue of the individual as subject of the law of nations. Such contribution is of ... More


Access to Justice: The Safeguard and Preservation of the Integrity of International Jurisdiction

Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

in The Access of Individuals to International Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580958
eISBN:
9780191728785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580958.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The safeguard and preservation of the integrity of international jurisdiction are of the utmost importance for assuring the access of individuals to international justice. In recent years, both the ... More


International Mechanisms against Torture and Other Ill-treatment

Nigel Rodley and Matt Pollard

in The Treatment of Prisoners under International Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199693566
eISBN:
9780191807503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693566.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter investigates the mechanisms that have been or are being established with a view to securing international action to protect people from being tortured or ill-treated. It deals briefly ... More


Right to Education Act, 2009

S.K. Das

in India's Rights Revolution: Has It Worked for the Poor?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081661
eISBN:
9780199082421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081661.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter provides a review of the important events that led to the enactment of the Act, including the constraints in realizing the universalization of elementary education, the large number of ... More


Comment and Analysis: Internet Law: The European and Constitutional Implications of the Google v. Vividown Saga

Oreste Pollicino

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2013, Volume I

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199388660
eISBN:
9780190271886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388660.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter deals with the constitutional and European implications of the Google v. Vividown saga, by focusing on the reasoning of the Court of Appeals judgment and comparing it with the first ... More


The Rule of Law and Good Governance

Henk Addink

in Good Governance: Concept and Context

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198841159
eISBN:
9780191876653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841159.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The concept of the rule of law has different—common law and continental—historical roots and traditional perspectives. The common law tradition is more focused on limiting the powers of the state, ... More


Taming Investor–State Arbitration?

Jaemin Lee

in International Economic Law and Governance: Essays in Honour of Mitsuo Matsushita

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198778257
eISBN:
9780191823763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778257.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Joint Committees to be established by BITs and FTAs may take up a role of making interpretative decisions regarding key terms of investment agreements so that the concerns of the host states’ ... More


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