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The Decolonization of International Law: State Succession and the Law of Treaties

Matthew Craven

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217625
eISBN:
9780191705410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217625.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The issue of state succession continues to be a vital and complex focal point for public international lawyers, yet it has remained strangely resistant to effective articulation. The formative period ... More


Critical Diagnostics

Matthew Craven

in The Decolonization of International Law: State Succession and the Law of Treaties

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217625
eISBN:
9780191705410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217625.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter begins with a brief history of the idea of succession, laying out the changing shape of legal discourse in the period prior to the project of codification in the 1960s. It then examines ... More


Codification and Decolonization 1950–1974

Matthew Craven

in The Decolonization of International Law: State Succession and the Law of Treaties

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217625
eISBN:
9780191705410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217625.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the process of codification. Topics covered include: the move to codification, the part played by the International Law Commission and the International Law Association, the ... More


New Beginnings, New Ends

Matthew Craven

in The Decolonization of International Law: State Succession and the Law of Treaties

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217625
eISBN:
9780191705410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217625.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

For those interested in the question of State succession, everything changed with the dramatic events of the 1990s: the dismemberment of the USSR and the SFRY, the partition of Czechoslovakia, and ... More


Introduction

Matthew Craven

in The Decolonization of International Law: State Succession and the Law of Treaties

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217625
eISBN:
9780191705410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217625.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the two main goals of the book, which are to develop a sense of what seems to be at stake when international lawyers turn to the question of ... More


Some Remarks on the Continuity of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Treaties

Fausto Pocar

in The Law of Treaties Beyond the Vienna Convention

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588916
eISBN:
9780191728938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588916.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores how the proliferation of newly independent states and state dissolution has resulted in greater complexity on the issue of state succession of treaty obligations. In particular, ... More


The International Court of Justice and State Succession to Treaties: Avoiding Principled Answers to Questions of Principle

Prof Dr Andreas Zimmermann

in The Development of International Law by the International Court of Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199653218
eISBN:
9780191747922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653218.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter examines the Court's jurisprudence on questions of state succession to treaties. It first considers the Court's approach to the preliminary question of distinguishing state succession ... More


Introduction

Andrzej Jakubowski

in State Succession in Cultural Property

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198738060
eISBN:
9780191801617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738060.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The introduction presents the theme, lays out its importance and explains the structure of the entire book. It also provides methodological foundations of the analysis pursued throughout the book. It ... More


Nationalism, Cosmopolitanism, and War, 1930–45

Robert Tobin

in The Minority Voice: Hubert Butler and Southern Irish Protestantism, 1900-1991

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641567
eISBN:
9780191738418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641567.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter introduces the concept of ‘cosmopolitanism’ in the context of post‐revolutionary Irish national life. It considers the contrasting perceptions of internationalism between Southern Irish ... More


Conclusions

Matthew Craven

in The Decolonization of International Law: State Succession and the Law of Treaties

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217625
eISBN:
9780191705410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217625.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This concluding chapter presents a synthesis of discussions in the previous chapters. It suggests that Sir Henry Maine's account of emancipation — as encapsulated in a move from ‘status to contract’ ... More


Seeking Other Potential Payers

Kim Oosterlinck

in Hope Springs Eternal: French Bondholders and the Repudiation of Russian Sovereign Debt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300190915
eISBN:
9780300220933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190915.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Long before the Russian bonds were repudiated, the redrawing of territorial boundaries as a result of wars, annexations, and inheritances had raised the issue of the debt of territories that had ... More


State Succession in Cultural Property

Andrzej Jakubowski

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198738060
eISBN:
9780191801617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738060.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book explains the legal effects of state succession on cultural property. It discusses to what extent the practice and the theory of state succession reflect the evolution of the idea of ... More


Hope Springs Eternal: French Bondholders and the Repudiation of Russian Sovereign Debt

Kim Oosterlinck

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300190915
eISBN:
9780300220933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190915.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This is a book about hope and international finance. The repudiation of Russia’s debt by the Bolsheviks in 1918 affected French investors for several generations. The reason for this was the sheer ... More


Keynote Address Given at the 60th Anniversary of the International Law Commission 19 May 2008

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0107
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) and the International Law Commission (ILC) are both fully engaged in the interpretation and development of international law, while each performing rather ... More


The New States and International Law (1974)

C. H. Alexandrowicz

in The Law of Nations in Global History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198766070
eISBN:
9780191820649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766070.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter examines some of the legal problems resulting from the entry of the ‘new’ states (mainly the Afro–Asian countries) into the family of nations. The orthodox view is that such states have ... More


Between Empire and Nation: The 1911 Revolution, Manchus, and Manchuria

Dan Shao

in Remote Homeland, Recovered Borderland: Manchus, Manchoukuo, and Manchuria, 1907-1985

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834456
eISBN:
9780824870263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834456.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter begins with a study of the differences in the experiences of banner people in Manchuria and in China Proper with the 1911 Revolution. During the 1911 Revolution, the lack of ... More


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