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Grotius and International Equality

Hidemi Suganami

in Hugo Grotius and International Relations

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198277712
eISBN:
9780191598890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198277717.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The doctrine of the equality of sovereign states is one of the central postulates in the theory and practice of international law and international relations in the contemporary world. Grotius's ... More


The Welfare World of the New International Economic Order

Adom Getachew

in Worldmaking after Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179155
eISBN:
9780691184340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179155.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter analyzes the ways that anticolonial nationalists responded to an intensified postcolonial predicament with their most ambitious project of worldmaking—the New International Economic ... More


Norms of Participation: Sovereign Equality of States

Steven R. Ratner

in The Thin Justice of International Law: A Moral Reckoning of the Law of Nations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198704041
eISBN:
9780191773204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704041.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter analyses one of the core norms of international law under the two-pillar standard of thin justice—the sovereign equality of states, the somewhat mystical legal construct that makes ... More


Order, Justice, and Global Islam

James Piscatori

in Order and Justice in International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251209
eISBN:
9780191599293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251207.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines some of the conceptions of order and justice that are present in the Islamic world. It argues that many Islamic states have been willing to accommodate themselves to an ... More


Introduction

William Bain

in Between Anarchy and Society: Trusteeship and the Obligations of Power

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199260263
eISBN:
9780191600975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260265.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Begins by giving an outline of the idea of trusteeship as presented by P. H. Kerr, and then as viewed against a background of the opposite idea—that of liberty, as considered by J. S. Mill. It states ... More


Sovereign Equality and Moral Disagreement

Brad R. Roth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195342666
eISBN:
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342666.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The United Nations system's foundational principle of sovereign equality reflects persistent disagreement within its membership as to what constitutes a legitimate and just internal public order. ... More


Customary Rights and Responsibilities

Scott Barrett

in Environment and Statecraft: The Strategy of Environmental Treaty-Making

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199286096
eISBN:
9780191602832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286094.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter casts the challenge of international cooperation in the framework of customary international law. It explains how custom is developed and sustained, and why it cannot address all ... More


Legal Context of Yugoslavia's Disintegration: Sovereignty and Self-Determination of Peoples

Ana S. Trbovich

in A Legal Geography of Yugoslavia's Disintegration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333435
eISBN:
9780199868834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333435.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter begins with a brief description of the primary goal of the book, which is to examine how the international response to the Yugoslav constitutional crisis in 1991 impacted the development ... More


Legality of Extraterritorial Jurisdiction under International Law

Charlotte E. Blattner

in Protecting Animals Within and Across Borders: Extraterritorial Jurisdiction and the Challenges of Globalization

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190948313
eISBN:
9780190948344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190948313.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 10 examines the legal risks of protecting animals abroad by offering a full analysis into the legality of extraterritorial jurisdiction under international law, and is intended to guide ... More


Global Pluralism and Conflicting Political Moralities

Brad R. Roth

in Sovereign Equality and Moral Disagreement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195342666
eISBN:
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342666.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter articulates a defense of the sovereign equality regime's pluralism on the basis of the need for a global order to accommodate endemic moral disagreement. It argues that the pursuit of ... More


Treaty Interpretation, Current State Practice,and Other International Law Influences on the Practice of Deference

Andrew Legg

in The Margin of Appreciation in International Human Rights Law: Deference and Proportionality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199650453
eISBN:
9780191741173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650453.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter assesses the current practice of states (“consensus”) as another factor affecting the margin of appreciation. It is controversial amongst commentators, some of whom regard it as a ... More


Ascertaining the will of “Peoples”: Governmental Legitimacy and Self-Determination

Brad R. Roth

in Governmental Illegitimacy in International Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199243013
eISBN:
9780191697210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243013.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter highlights the ways in which self-determination affects the scheme of sovereign equality. It explores the legal significance of the self-determination right in the international system, ... More


Concluding Observations: The Enduring Need for a Pluralist Global Legal Order

Brad R. Roth

in Sovereign Equality and Moral Disagreement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195342666
eISBN:
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342666.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that as against practicable alternatives, sovereign equality, however seemingly outmoded, still has much to recommend it as a foundational principle of international public order. ... More


From Pan-Americanism to Multilateral Inter-Americanism: The Impact of the Anti-War Treaty, the Principle of Nonintervention, and Sovereign Equality at Montevideo, and the Dissolution of the American Institute of International Law

Juan Pablo Scarfi

in The Hidden History of International Law in the Americas: Empire and Legal Networks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190622343
eISBN:
9780190622374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622343.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

Chapter 6 concentrates on the role of Saavedra Lamas at the Seventh Pan-American Conference held in Montevideo (1933), the impact of his Anti-War Treaty, and the rise of a multilateral Inter-American ... More


Sinic Universalism in Theory and Practice

Christopher A. Ford

in The Mind of Empire: China's History and Modern Foreign Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192635
eISBN:
9780813135519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192635.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During the Spring and Autumn and the Warring States periods, China displayed some balance-of-power characteristics similar to those seen in the later European state system. However, the warring ... More


Historical Development and Rationale

Edward Chukwuemeke Okeke

in Jurisdictional Immunities of States and International Organizations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190611231
eISBN:
9780190611262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611231.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter examines the historical development of State immunity, from the absolute to the restrictive doctrine that distinguishes between acts jure imperii and jure gestionis. The provenance of ... More


An Isomorphic Pluriverse: Beyond Sovereign Peoples

Zoran Oklopcic

in Beyond the People: Social Imaginary and Constituent Imagination

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198799092
eISBN:
9780191839573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799092.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The task of Chapter 9 is to outline the vista beyond the Vattelian imaginary of sovereign equality. Instead of embracing one of its already existing alternatives, this chapter confronts the wagers, ... More


Sovereign Equality’s Limits: Membership and Decisionmaking Rules in International Organizations

Steven R. Ratner

in The Thin Justice of International Law: A Moral Reckoning of the Law of Nations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198704041
eISBN:
9780191773204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704041.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter considers one particularly important aspect of participation based on sovereign equality, namely the practices of international institutions. Those entities and the states in them seem ... More


The Perils of Global Legalism

Eric A. Posner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226675749
eISBN:
9780226675923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675923.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The first months of Barack Obama's administration have led to expectations, both in the United States and abroad, that, in the coming years, the country will increasingly promote the international ... More


A Battlefield TransformedThe United Nations and the Struggle over Postcolonial Statehood

Guy Fiti Sinclair

in The Battle for International Law: South-North Perspectives on the Decolonization Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198849636
eISBN:
9780191883927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849636.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

As much as the United Nations (UN) provided an institutional context for decolonization, decolonization itself effected a profound transformation in the legal structures and powers of the UN. This ... More


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