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Initial Theory of Sovereignty

David P. Gauthier

in The Logic of Leviathan: The Moral and Political Theory of Thomas Hobbes

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198246169
eISBN:
9780191680939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246169.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter indicates a departure from the usual interpretation of Thomas Hobbes's political theory. Although there are differences between the presentation of the theory in Leviathan and the ... 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 Enforcement of Underwater Cultural Heritage by Courts

Patrizia Vigni

in Enforcing International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680245
eISBN:
9780191760174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680245.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the state's claim over cultural property found in the sea. It first identifies who, under international and domestic law, can legitimately claim rights with respect to cultural ... More


Haiti and Beyond: Popular Will and De-Legitimation in the 1990s

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/9780199243013.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter evaluates the extent to which the international community's recent actions have modified the traditional norms that establish the legal capacity of a ruling apparatus to assert the ... More


Conceptual Currents

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/9780813192635.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Confucian doctrine disliked and distrusted legal mechanisms, and it discouraged the use of civil law to settle disputes among people. Hence, the Westphalian notions of systemic pluralism and ... More


Crime in International Law: Obligations Erga Omnes and the Duty to Prosecute

Guy S. Goodwin-Gill

in The Reality of International Law: Essays in Honour of Ian Brownlie

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268376
eISBN:
9780191683510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268376.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the application of the duty to prosecute and obligations erga omnes in crimes in international law. It focuses on one element in the relationship between sovereign rights and ... More


The Mechanism of Decisionmaking under the Vienna Convention and the Montreal Protocol for the Protection of the Ozone Layer

Johan Lammers

in State, Sovereignty, and International Governance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199245383
eISBN:
9780191697456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245383.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyses the 1987 Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer – and, to the extent necessary, the 1985 Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer – ... More


Sovereign Right and the Dynamics of Power in the ITU: Lessons in the Quest for Inclusive Global Governance

Don MacLean

in Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Policy and Power

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042512
eISBN:
9780262271936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042512.003.0032
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter deals with matters of rule making, power, and resource allocation that lie at the heart of global governance. It discusses many of the thorny issues of reform in the International ... More


The Role of National Parliaments in the European Union

Dieter Grimm

in The Constitution of European Democracy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198805120
eISBN:
9780191843754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805120.003.0009
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter examines the role of national parliaments in the European Union. It first considers the general trend towards de-parliamentarization in the EU before describing the European situation by ... More


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