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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 New Paternalism

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:
10.1093/0199260265.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

On 1 Nov 1994, the UN Trusteeship Council voted to suspend operations after Palau, the last remaining trust territory, attained independence. The sovereign state has emerged out of decolonization as ... More


Diplomacy

David Armstrong

in Revolution and World Order: The Revolutionary State in International Society

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198275282
eISBN:
9780191598739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198275285.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Revolutionary leaders tend to dislike and distrust diplomacy. Diplomacy may be defined as the dialogue that takes place between sovereign states that are members of an international society. ... More


Contested Social Sovereignty: Welfare States Meet the European Union

Maurizio Ferrera

in The Boundaries of Welfare: European Integration and the New Spatial Politics of Social Protection

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284665
eISBN:
9780191603273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284660.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter reconstructs developments of EC law (including case law) relating to social protection, and traces the differential impact that free movement and competition rules have had on the ... More


The Creation Myth of the Wars of Religion

William T. Cavanaugh

in The Myth of Religious Violence: Secular Ideology and the Roots of Modern Conflict

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195385045
eISBN:
9780199869763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385045.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

This chapter examines one of the most commonly cited examples of religious violence: the “wars of religion” in Europe. The story of these wars serves as a kind of creation myth for the modern state, ... More


Politics

Robert B. Louden

in The World We Want: How and Why the Ideals of the Enlightenment Still Elude Us

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195321371
eISBN:
9780199869787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321371.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines changes in politics since the Enlightenment, focusing on the proliferation of sovereign states and democratization. It is argued that the ideal of nationalism as envisioned by ... More


The Rehnquist Revival of Jurisdictional Separation

Erin Ryan

in Federalism and the Tug of War Within

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737987
eISBN:
9780199918652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737987.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter Four outlines the Rehnquist Court’s New Federalism embrace of dual federalism idealism, focusing on its Tenth Amendment and preemption cases. Beginning with reflections on the Court’s ... More


Questioning Sovereignty: Law, State, and Nation in the European Commonwealth

Neil MacCormick

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198268765
eISBN:
9780191713118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268765.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This book examines the transformation of sovereignty in the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU), the transition from sovereign states to post-sovereign states, devolution and nationalism, ... More


On Sovereignty and Post-Sovereignty

Neil MacCormick

in Questioning Sovereignty: Law, State, and Nation in the European Commonwealth

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198268765
eISBN:
9780191713118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268765.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The absolute power of the sovereign state has been the foundational doctrine for political theory and practice. If the sovereign state is a democratic state, concern about sovereignty is also concern ... More


Regions and the World Economy: The Coming Shape of Global Production, Competition, and Political Order

Allen J. Scott

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296584
eISBN:
9780191685255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296584.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

As we enter the twenty-first century, one of the dramatic shifts in the world system is the increasing openness and interpenetration of national economies and sovereign states. This shift is ... More


The National Economy and the Sovereign State

Allen J. Scott

in Regions and the World Economy: The Coming Shape of Global Production, Competition, and Political Order

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296584
eISBN:
9780191685255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296584.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

The national economy and the sovereign state — the highest social entity personifications of economic and political life respectively — have such a strong relationship that national economy may even ... More


Dependent States and Other Dependent Entities

JAMES CRAWFORD

in The Creation of States in International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199228423
eISBN:
9780191714375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228423.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the various forms of protectorate, both because this was the most common ‘category’ of dependent entity, and because the experience derived from it still helps to illustrate ... More


National Minority Rights Provisions (1990–1995)

JENNIFER JACKSON PREECE

in National Minorities and the European Nation-States System

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294375
eISBN:
9780191685033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294375.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The fundamental dilemma in recognising national minority rights — whether post-1919, post-1945, or post-1989 — concerns that gap which continues to exist between those principles of order that affirm ... More


The Quest for Statehood: Korean Immigrant Nationalism and U.S. Sovereignty, 1905-1945

Richard S. Kim

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195369991
eISBN:
9780199918263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369991.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Asian History

This book traces the development of Korean immigrant nationalism within the context of the Korean independence movement which sought to liberate Korea from Japanese colonial rule. Regarding Japanese ... More


W(h)ither Iraq?

Adeed Dawisha

in Iraq: A Political History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157931
eISBN:
9781400846238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157931.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter tries to make sense of a simple yet pertinent query: is Iraq withering away? This of course does not necessarily mean the demise of Iraq as a legally constituted sovereign state, or its ... More


Continuing Uncertainty in the Mainstream

Anthony Carty

in Philosophy of International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622559
eISBN:
9780748652525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622559.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter shows that the statist language with which the Court works is unable to grasp the processes of international life. It will be implicit in the critique that the reason lies in the Court's ... More


The Insecurity State

Peter Ramsay

in The Insecurity State: Vulnerable Autonomy and the Right to Security in the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199581061
eISBN:
9780191741005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581061.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter argues that the substantive law that protects the right to security has the character of emergency power that takes a normalized form. It critiques the theory of the normalization of the ... More


Theorising security discourses

Josefina Echavarria A.

in In/security in Colombia: Writing Political Identities in the Democratic Security Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079856
eISBN:
9781781702185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079856.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses the theoretical framework needed to approach the Democratic Security Policy (DSP). It reviews the conventional understanding of security policies according to mainstream views ... More


Sovereignty

Julian Goodare

in State and Society in Early Modern Scotland

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207627
eISBN:
9780191677748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207627.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses the concept of sovereignty. The medieval concept of sovereignty was not quite the same as the sovereignty that began to take shape in the sixteenth century. There had been a ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Elmer

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/9780823229406.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

Social theorist William Rasch titles his book Sovereignty and Its Discontents, and anthropologist Aihwa Ong worries about sovereignty's “mutations.” Political scientist Stephen D. Krasner uses the ... More


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