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Indigestible Lands? Comparing the Fates of Western Sahara and East Timor

Stephen Zunes

in Right-sizing the State: The Politics of Moving Borders

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244904
eISBN:
9780191600050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244901.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Stephen Zunes compares and contrasts territorial disputes and forces that have attempted to influence outcome of Indonesian occupation of East Timor and Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara. The ... More


Fact as Non-Law and the Limits on its Relevance

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in The Interpretation of Acts and Rules in Public International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546220
eISBN:
9780191720000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546220.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter is the first ever comprehensive examination of how fact and law relate to each other in international law. After the critique of doctrinal approaches, the analysis examines how facts ... More


ASEAN Member States’ Maritime Claims

Daniel C. O'Neill

in Dividing ASEAN and Conquering the South China Sea: China's Financial Power Projection

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455966
eISBN:
9789888455461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455966.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes each ASEAN member state’s territorial claims and disputes both in and outside of the South China Sea as well as its current position regarding ASEAN efforts to negotiate ... More


Conclusion

Itty Abraham

in How India Became Territorial: Foreign Policy, Diaspora, Geopolitics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804791632
eISBN:
9780804792684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791632.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter synthesizes the earlier chapters to draw the following conclusions. First, the extreme passions exhibited by territorial disputes in Asia are a product of the structural contradictions ... More


The Quality of Justice: ‘Excès de Pouvoir’ in the Adjudication and Arbitration of Territorial and Boundary Disputes

Kaiyan Homi Kaikobad

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/9780198268376.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the quality of justice in the adjudication and arbitration of territorial and boundary disputes. The judicial and arbitral settlement of disputes between states is a key aspect ... More


Chinese economic nationalism, Japanese enterprises, and localization: the growing importance of social engagement

Keikoh Ryu

in Globalization and Economic Nationalism in Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646210
eISBN:
9780191741630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646210.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

In this chapter the impact of China’s economic nationalism on the workings of Japanese business in China is examined. The long and complex history between China and Japan combined with recent ... More


Perceptions of Others and Attitudes to European Civilization

Monika Baár

in Historians and Nationalism: East-Central Europe in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581184
eISBN:
9780191722806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581184.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 9, ‘Perceptions of Others and Attitudes to European Civilization’, addresses overlapping national histories, using the examples of the Czech–German, the Polish–Lithuanian and the ... More


Ideology, Institutions, Power, and Militarized Disputes

Erik Voeten

in Ideology and International Institutions

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691207322
eISBN:
9780691207339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691207322.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines if and how intergovernmental organization (IGO) memberships shape participation in militarized interstate disputes. Theorists have argued that IGOs solve informational problems, ... More


Islamic Law States and Peaceful Resolution of Territorial Disputes

Emilia Justyna Powell

in Islamic Law and International Law: Peaceful Resolution of Disputes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190064631
eISBN:
9780190064662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190064631.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines Islamic law states’ decisions to use international conflict management venues in the context of territorial disputes (1945–2012). The dissonance between Islamic law and ... More


Interest as Non-Law

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in The Interpretation of Acts and Rules in Public International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546220
eISBN:
9780191720000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546220.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines doctrinal and practical aspects of relationship between law and interest. There are two principal dimensions: how interest may prompt new legal regulation, and how interest can ... More


How India Became Territorial: Foreign Policy, Diaspora, Geopolitics

Itty Abraham

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804791632
eISBN:
9780804792684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791632.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Why do countries go to war over disputed lands? This revisionist study identifies the process of decolonization as the root of contemporary Asian interstate territorial conflicts. It does so by ... More


Island Defense

Sheila A. Smith

in Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167888
eISBN:
9780231538022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167888.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter returns to the conflict regarding the Senkaku Islands as it charts the escalation of a diplomatic issue into potentially one of national security. Two crises over the disputed islands ... More


Markets, Institutions, and Property Rights Disputes

Stephen E. Gent and Mark J. C. Crescenzi

in Market Power Politics: War, Institutions, and Strategic Delay in World Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197529805
eISBN:
9780197529843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529805.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes how politics normally functions in the global economy. In normal economic exchange environments, prices are set by supply and demand conditions in the market. Without an ... More


Introduction

Alexander Bukh

in These Islands Are Ours: The Social Construction of Territorial Disputes in Northeast Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781503611894
eISBN:
9781503611900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503611894.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter sets up the context, and introduces the object of this study and its main arguments. It introduces the main analytical premises of this study and the notions of national identity ... More


Threading the Needle: The South China Sea Disputes and U.S.-China Relations

M. Taylor Fravel

in Strategic Adjustment and the Rise of China: Power and Politics in East Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501709180
eISBN:
9781501712777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709180.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter studies the U.S. management of its alliance dilemma in the context of its allies' maritime territorial disputes with China over the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. It shows that ... More


The Referendum Challenge to Constitutional Sovereignty

Stephen Tierney

in Constitutional Referendums: The Theory and Practice of Republican Deliberation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592791
eISBN:
9780191741067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592791.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers a situation where the very constitutionality of holding a referendum is itself in question. It explores how at the heart of a number of disputes has been the claim that a ... More


These Islands Are Ours: The Social Construction of Territorial Disputes in Northeast Asia

Alexander Bukh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781503611894
eISBN:
9781503611900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503611894.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Territorial disputes are one of the main sources of tension in Northeast Asia. Escalation in such conflicts often stems from a widely shared public perception that the territory in question is of the ... More


The International Court of Justice: Selected Issues of State Responsibility*

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/9780198262350.003.0081
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Issues of state responsibility have engaged the attention of both the Permanent Court of International Justice and the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Issues of state responsibility before the ... More


Defending the Nation: the Falklands

Nigel D. White

in Democracy goes to War: British Military Deployments under International Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199218592
eISBN:
9780191705595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218592.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Despite the growing institutionalization and internationalization of military operations, the classical unilateral military action must not be forgotten. The invasion of the Falklands/Malvinas ... More


The 2012 Anti-Japan Protests and the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands Crisis

Jessica Chen Weiss

in Powerful Patriots: Nationalist Protest in China's Foreign Relations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199387557
eISBN:
9780190206888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387557.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter traces China’s lenience toward the most widespread anti-Japanese protests to erupt in post-Mao China over Japan’s purchase of three of the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands. After a right-wing ... More


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