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Functional Immunity

Rosanne Van Alebeek

in The Immunity of States and Their Officials in International Criminal Law and International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199232475
eISBN:
9780191696558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232475.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Functional immunity of foreign state officials is typically approached as a consequence of the rule of state's immunity. This in turn, creates questions on the scope of the rule of state immunity in ... More


Peremptory Norms and State Immunity

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in Peremptory Norms in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546114
eISBN:
9780191712203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546114.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter deals with the impact of jus cogens on State immunity. It begins by examining the scope of State immunity, then addresses sources of law to establish whether State immunity is really ... More


Human Rights and the Immunities of State Officials

Philippa Webb

in Hierarchy in International Law: The Place of Human Rights

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199647071
eISBN:
9780191738999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199647071.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the norm conflict that arises when a state official is accused of serious human rights violations in the court of another state. The human rights norm militates in favour of ... More


Personal Immunity

Rosanne Van Alebeek

in The Immunity of States and Their Officials in International Criminal Law and International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199232475
eISBN:
9780191696558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232475.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

One of the benefits a state official possesses is a comprehensive personal immunity from the jurisdiction of foreign national courts during their term of office. Diplomatic and head of state immunity ... More


The Impact of the European Convention on Human Rights

Fiona Leverick

in Killing in Self-Defence

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199283460
eISBN:
9780191712654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283460.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the impact of Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights (the right to life) on the law of self-defence. It concludes that Article 2 clearly does not permit lethal ... More


Revolution: Amnesia and Prohibition

Michael E. Meeker

in A Nation of Empire: The Ottoman Legacy of Turkish Modernity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225268
eISBN:
9780520929128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225268.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes how the nationalist revolution succeeded in undermining the legitimacy of local elites, even as state officials continued to rely on them for governmental assistance, and also ... More


Dividing the Poor

Mun Young Cho

in The Specter of "the People": Urban Poverty in Northeast China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451652
eISBN:
9780801467431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451652.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the processes of differential impoverishment: why and in what ways the urban poor and rural migrants in Hadong have reinforced the distinctions between them rather than ... More


Cataloging the Social World

Ian F. Mcneely

in The Emancipation of Writing: German Civil Society in the Making, 1790s-1820s

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233300
eISBN:
9780520928527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233300.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses the state officials and local citizens who drew on a host of powerful Enlightenment ideas—encyclopedism—to portray and depict this new civic landscape in the statistical ... More


“Whatever Requisition the President Shall Make” and the Federal Duties of State Executives

Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash

in Imperial from the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300194562
eISBN:
9780300213416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194562.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the relationship of the executive branch and the federal state executive. The federal state executive is responsible for conducting federal legislative elections and deciding ... More


Coming Clean: Information Disclosure and Environmental Performance

Michael E. Kraft, Mark Stephan, and Troy D. Abel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014953
eISBN:
9780262295208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014953.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book investigates the process of information disclosure as a policy strategy for environmental protection. The process, which is a new approach to environmental protection, sometimes leads ... More


Induced Nostalgia

Aaron Ansell

in Zero Hunger: Political Culture and Antipoverty Policy in Northeast Brazil

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469613970
eISBN:
9781469613994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469613970.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines a technique called “induced nostalgia,” which refers to practices by which state officials linked romantic notions of collective labor to idealized visions of the rural past, ... More


Nixon v. Shrink Missouri Government PAC

in The Constitution of Electoral Speech Law: The Supreme Court and Freedom of Expression in Campaigns and Elections

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757249
eISBN:
9780804779609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757249.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines Nixon v. Shrink Missouri Government PAC. It considers the state of Missouri's effort to establish campaign contribution limits for state officials paralleling those upheld in ... More


The Politics of Perception: Cory Booker in Local and State Affairs

Andra Gillespie

in The New Black Politician: Cory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732441
eISBN:
9780814738689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732441.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses Booker's relationship with local, county, and state officials. Just as residents have decisive impressions of the mayor, Booker's colleagues in elective office also judge him ... More


Intimacy and Democracy

Aaron Ansell

in Zero Hunger: Political Culture and Antipoverty Policy in Northeast Brazil

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469613970
eISBN:
9781469613994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469613970.003.009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some final thoughts. It describes the various modes of combining intimate and liberal political ethics that emerged in the context of a ... More


Thirty Years of Reform

Lily Chumley

in Creativity Class: Art School and Culture Work in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691164977
eISBN:
9781400881321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164977.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter begins with an oral history of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, describing how the school changed over the course of gaigekaifang. Gaigekaifang is often referred to in English as ... More


Introduction

Julilly Kohler-Hausmann

in Getting Tough: Welfare and Imprisonment in 1970s America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174525
eISBN:
9781400885183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174525.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter talks about how American lawmakers “got tough” on drugs, welfare, and crime. These political choices drove one of the most dramatic expansions of a penal system in world ... More


Epilogue : The Andreas Era

James Edward Miller

in The United States and the Making of Modern Greece: History and Power, 1950-1974

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832479
eISBN:
9781469606002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887943_miller.15
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter focuses on an event on August 5, 1974, in which Henry Kissinger addressed a meeting of disgruntled State Department officials and defended his handling of the Cyprus crisis. The crisis ... More


Performative Repertoires of Citizenship

Isaac West

in Transforming Citizenships: Transgender Articulations of the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479832149
eISBN:
9781479826872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479832149.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter presents the account of Mayne, an officially recognized male-to-female transsexual who repeatedly provoked her own arrest in Los Angeles in the 1950s by using a female restroom where ... More


Forewarned, Forearmed

Edward P. Crapol

in John Tyler the Accidental President

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807872239
eISBN:
9781469602288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882726_crapol.5
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter talks about President William Henry Harrison's death due to pneumonia after just a month in office. Popular legend has it that Vice President John Tyler was momentarily stunned when ... More


Wards of the Mate: Farmworker Unionism and the New Deal

Cindy Hahamovitch

in The Fruits of Their Labor: Atlantic Coast Farmworkers and the Making of Migrant Poverty, 1870-1945

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807846391
eISBN:
9781469603964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899922_hahamovitch.11
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter describes migrant farmworkers as “stateless”; they paid no taxes and did not vote. If they did not leave promptly when they were no longer needed, they became more a hindrance than a ... More


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