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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


Making Human Rights a Reality

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155357
eISBN:
9781400846283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155357.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

In the last six decades, one of the most striking developments in international law is the emergence of a massive body of legal norms and procedures aimed at protecting human rights. In many ... More


Triage

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

in Making Human Rights a Reality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155357
eISBN:
9781400846283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155357.003.0011
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter advocates a process called “triage” for resource allocation that requires investing more heavily in areas where the evidence indicates that human rights promotion is most likely to work. ... More


Property Law Sources and Analogies in International Law

Catherine Redgwell

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter explores property rights protection at international law, while also considering the relationship of ‘ownership’, sovereignty, and sovereign rights of states over their energy and ... 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


Making More of Law and Power

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

in Making Human Rights a Reality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155357
eISBN:
9781400846283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155357.003.0012
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter examines whether a stewardship strategy is good for international law. To date, most discussions of human rights promotion strategies are strongly rooted in the belief that the process ... More


Multilevel Protection of Rights in Europe

Aida Torres Pérez

in Conflicts of Rights in the European Union: A Theory of Supranational Adjudication

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199568710
eISBN:
9780191705571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568710.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter places this book's project in the context of the plurality of systems protecting fundamental rights in Europe. In Europe, there are at least three spheres of rights protection: the ... 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


General Principles Framing European Union Administrative Law

Herwig C.H. Hofmann, Gerard C. Rowe, and Alexander H. TÜrk

in Administrative Law and Policy of the European Union

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199286485
eISBN:
9780191730894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286485.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the overarching principles which frame the EU's administrative law. It looks at the meta-principles of democracy, the rule of law, and the protection of fundamental rights. This ... More


The Protection of Human Rights

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses human rights protection in Japan. Topics covered include the development of human rights law, the Constitution, restrictions on human rights, freedom of expression, access to ... More


Building for the Future: Human Rights Institutions

Christine Bell

in Peace Agreements and Human Rights

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270965
eISBN:
9780191707612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270965.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the provision of future protection of human rights through institutions. It considers the mechanisms for entrenching rights, such as bills of rights; measures aimed at providing ... More


Introduction

Anja Seibert-Fohr

in Prosecuting Serious Human Rights Violations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569328
eISBN:
9780191721502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569328.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers the growing relevance of prosecution in international law and outlines this historical development. With the increased emphasis on criminal matters, a critical question of ... More


Human Rights, Fundamental Freedoms, and the World of the Common Law

A. W. BRAIN SIMPSON

in Human Rights and the End of Empire: Britain and the Genesis of the European Convention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267897
eISBN:
9780191714115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267897.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter emphasizes the need for a special explanation as to why Britain, whose legal culture was traditionally hostile to the adoption of formal bills of rights, came to play a major role in 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


Congress, Minority Interests, and Federal Policymaking

Michael D. Minta

in Oversight: Representing the Interests of Blacks and Latinos in Congress

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149257
eISBN:
9781400840342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149257.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines Congress' historical and contemporary role in overseeing the bureaucracy as it relates to enacting and implementing racial/ethnic and social welfare policies. Most of the ... More


Introduction

Salvatore Zappalà

in Human Rights in International Criminal Proceedings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258918
eISBN:
9780191718120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258918.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Private International Law

This chapter presents the main goal of this study which is to establish the scope of the amendments on the human rights laws and the resulting procedural system in enhancing the protection of the ... 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


Concluding Remarks

Salvatore Zappalà

in Human Rights in International Criminal Proceedings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258918
eISBN:
9780191718120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258918.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Private International Law

This chapter concludes that human rights protection before international court is, to a large extent, satisfactorily ensured. It discusses that the Nuremberg and Tokyo trials cannot be said to 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


Constructing a Community-Based Bill of Rights

GEORGE WILLIAMS

in Protecting Human Rights: Instruments and Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264063
eISBN:
9780191718304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264063.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on the ways in which a bill of rights could be designed to deepen existing respect for human rights within political institutions and the community. It explains that the role of ... More


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