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Aboriginal Sovereignty and Status in the ‘Empire(s) of Uniformity’

P.G. McHUGH

in Aboriginal Societies and the Common Law: A History of Sovereignty, Status, and Self-Determination

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198252481
eISBN:
9780191710438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252481.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History

Through the 17th and most of the 18th centuries, the formal pattern of British relations with non-Christian societies carried strong residual traces of a medieval and personalized approach to the ... More


Accountable

Don Herzog

in Sovereignty, RIP

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300247725
eISBN:
9780300252873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300247725.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores attempts to hold sovereign actors accountable in the legal sense. At the same time, the chapter shows that legal accountability is precisely what the classic theory of ... More


Sovereign Choices and Sovereign Constraints: Judicial Restraint in Investment Treaty Arbitration

Gus Van Harten

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199678648
eISBN:
9780191757990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678648.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Investment arbitrators rely on sovereignty for their legal status just as investor-state disputes usually stem from disagreements about the role of the state in society. As a result, investment ... More


The Ashikaga Emperor

Thomas Donald Conlan

in From Sovereign to Symbol: An Age of Ritual Determinism in Fourteenth Century Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199778102
eISBN:
9780199919079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778102.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter recounts how Ashikaga Yoshimitsu ended the civil war of the fourteenth century, and relied upon ritual mimesis to assert sovereign authority. He gained such influence that he no longer ... More


Divided

Don Herzog

in Sovereignty, RIP

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300247725
eISBN:
9780300252873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300247725.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter is about dividing sovereignty. It explores the next criterion of the classic concept of sovereignty—that sovereign authority is indivisible. The chapter illustrates a series of episodes ... More


Legality and Legitimacy: The Environmental Challenge

Lorraine Elliott

in Legality and Legitimacy in Global Affairs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199781577
eISBN:
9780199932887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781577.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The current world order is characterized by continuing loss of ecological services, a paucity of global spending on sustainable development and a disproportionate environmental impact on those who ... More


On Lingering and Being Last: Aphra Behn and the Deterritorialized Sovereign

in On Lingering and Being Last: Race and Sovereignty in the New World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823229406
eISBN:
9780823240982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823229406.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

In Virginia and in Surinam something new is revealed to Aphra Behn's eyes: sovereign authority exists as empty form only — both stories have absent governors — and the disarticulation of power and ... More


Punishment, Violence, and the Court

Leslie Peirce

in Morality Tales: Law and Gender in the Ottoman Court of Aintab

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228900
eISBN:
9780520926974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228900.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter addresses the matter of punishment and the sometimes vexed relationship between the judge and the local agents of sovereign authority who enforced the law in Aintab. It discusses the ... More


Excursus: Antifascism and the Nature of Hobbesian Authority

Paul Gottfried

in Antifascism: The Course of a Crusade

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759352
eISBN:
9781501759376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759352.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This concluding chapter references the theory of knowledge presented by Thomas Hobbes in his magnum opus Leviathan. Hobbes was uncertain whether people who conversed with each other shared the same ... More


Statehood

Paul D. Miller

in Armed State Building: Confronting State Failure, 1898-2012

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451492
eISBN:
9780801469541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451492.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter draws from insights on political theory in developing a definition of the state that is flexible enough to cover the diversity of existing states, yet sturdy enough to make useful ... More


Money

André Orléan

in The Empire of Value: A New Foundation for Economics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262026970
eISBN:
9780262323901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026970.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Value is treated as a social institution, and money substituted for the Walrasian auctioneer. The outstanding characteristic of real-world markets now comes into view: agents can act individually, ... More


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