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Emergency? What Emergency?

Mark Neocleous

in Critique of Security

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633289
eISBN:
9780748671984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633289.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Building on the discussion of prerogative in the previous chapter, Chapter 2 offers a critique of the political discourse of ‘exception’. The chapter argues that the way to understand the politics of ... More


Emergencies

DAVID CLARK and GERARD McCOY

in The Most Fundamental Legal Right: Habeas Corpus in the Commonwealth

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198265849
eISBN:
9780191715280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265849.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the situations in which emergency laws are invoked and the reduced scope for habeas corpus during those situations. It considers emergencies that are not necessarily called ... 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


Introduction

Stephen Morton

in States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318498
eISBN:
9781781380758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318498.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to demonstrate the important contribution of writing and literary fiction to understanding the relationship between colonialism, ... More


Torture, Indefinite Detention and the Colonial State of Emergency in Kenya

Stephen Morton

in States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318498
eISBN:
9781781380758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318498.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter four considers how the state of emergency in Kenya from 1952 to 1959 has been codified in the literary and legal rhetoric of British colonialism, and criticised by postcolonial African ... More


Islamist Lawyers in the Egyptian Emergency State: A Different Language of Justice?

Hussein Ali Agrama

in Questioning Secularism: Islam, Sovereignty, and the Rule of Law in Modern Egypt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226010687
eISBN:
9780226010700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226010700.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter examines how Islamist lawyers engaged the Egyptian emergency state through their legal practices. It highlights four dimensions of the author's fieldwork with Islamist lawyers: their ... More


Derogation of Freedom of Movement

Chaloka Beyani

in Human Rights Standards and the Free Movement of People Within States

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268215
eISBN:
9780191683459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268215.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

At times when nations are undergoing states of war or national emergency, it can be noticed that throughout history, States have veered away from the protection of human rights. The States attempt to ... More


Emergency Rule without a Sovereign

Signe Rehling Larsen

in The Constitutional Theory of the Federation and the European Union

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198859260
eISBN:
9780191891700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859260.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter is about constitutional defence and emergency politics in the federation. It shows that the government of the Eurozone crisis is a manifestation of federal emergency politics. This ... More


Desire For Exception: Managing Disaster Victims

Didier Fassin

in Humanitarian Reason: A Moral History of the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520271166
eISBN:
9780520950481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271166.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter discusses the aftermath of Tragedia in Venezuela in 1999, when the National Constituent Assembly declared a state of emergency and gave full power to President Hugo Chávez to deal with ... More


The Repressed State of Emergency: The Exercise of State Authority in Extraordinary Circumstances (1978)

Mirjam Künkler and Tine Stein (eds)

in Constitutional and Political Theory: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198714965
eISBN:
9780191783135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714965.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

In this article Böckenförde argues in favour of constitutionalizing the possibility of a state of emergency instead of regulating it through normal law. The primary purpose of constitutions is to ... More


The Malayan Emergency, Islamic Reform, and the Trajectory of Urban Governmentality in Kuala Lumpur

in Houses in Motion: The Experience of Place and the Problem of Belief in Urban Malaysia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758918
eISBN:
9780804775861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758918.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on two different historical procedures that changed the character of governance and urban life in Malaysia. The first historical procedure occurred between 1948 and 1960, ... More


Living with the Huxtables in a State of Emergency

in Starring Mandela and Cosby: Media and the End(s) of Apartheid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226451886
eISBN:
9780226451909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451909.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter considers the role of television in further breaking down the absence of Black South Africans under the States of Emergency in the mid-and late 1980s, paying particular attention to the ... More


The Bracero Program as a Permanent State of Emergency

Ana Elizabeth Rosas

in Abrazando el Espíritu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520282667
eISBN:
9780520958654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282667.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Using the oral life histories of former repatriates and braceros, this chapter contextualizes the enduring resonance of the trauma of repatriation from the United States to Mexico on Mexican ... More


Between Formal and Infinite Time: Labor Law and Revolutionary Futures in Kenyan Popular Performance

Peter Leman

in Singing the Law: Oral Jurisprudence and the Crisis of Colonial Modernity in East African Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621136
eISBN:
9781800341227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621136.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter two examines Kenyan orature and revolutionary performance in relationship to the history of colonial labour law, which became increasingly oppressive through emergency regulations. Among the ... More


Conclusion: Making sense of the collage

Mona Abaza

in Cairo Collages: Everyday Life Practices after the Event

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145116
eISBN:
9781526152114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145123.00012
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

The conclusion summarises the main lines of the collage and raises the question as to whether the work has succeeded in drawing the connection between the large-scale political and social changes in ... More


Human Rights and States of Emergency: Humanitarians and Governmentality

J. Paul Narkunas

in Reified Life: Speculative Capital and the Ahuman Condition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280308
eISBN:
9780823281534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280308.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter diagnoses how humanitarian non-governmental organizations are filling a vacuum created ironically by governments outsourcing their governing functions that marks a transformation of the ... More


Revolutionary Laws: Emergence and Emergency

in The Skin of the System: On Germany's Socialist Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762472
eISBN:
9780804772488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762472.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

In the early 1970s, critical socialists such as Franz Fühmann and Christa Wolf had felt optimistic that the Socialist Unity Party (SED) dictatorship in East Germany would finally give way to a mature ... More


A European Security Constitution?

Kaarlo Tuori

in The Long Decade: How 9/11 Changed the Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199368327
eISBN:
9780199368358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368327.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

In this chapter, it is argued that in order to be able to talk of a European security constitution, we should be able to demonstrate that individual security-related treaty provisions are underpinned ... More


Böckenförde’s Political Theory of the State

Mirjam Künkler and Tine Stein (eds)

in Constitutional and Political Theory: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
eISBN:
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714965.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

The chapter provides an introduction to the writings of Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde on the political theory of the state and gives an overview of the four articles included in Part I. Böckenförde sees ... More


Human Rights Standards and the Free Movement of People Within States

Chaloka Beyani

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268215
eISBN:
9780191683459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268215.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book is an exposition of the standards of human rights, which are applicable to the right of freedom of movement and residence of people within states. Written from the standpoint of ... More


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