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Territorial Integrity

Malcolm Shaw

in Title to Territory in Africa: International Legal Issues

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198253792
eISBN:
9780191681424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198253792.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the concept of territorial integrity, an important principle founded upon the concept of a sovereign and independent state. Together with the concept of non-intervention, ... More


Humanitarian Intervention and International Society: Lessons from Africa

James Mayall

in Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

After the end of the Cold War, many in the West viewed Africa as a testing ground for the solidarist argument that sovereignty was no longer an absolute principle and that the international community ... More


A Distinctive Geopolitical Space

Gerard Toal and Carl T. Dahlman

in Bosnia Remade: Ethnic Cleansing and its Reversal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199730360
eISBN:
9780199895250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730360.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines Bosnia-Herzegovina's geopolitical setting in greater depth, most especially its status as a contested space between Serbia and Croatia. Both were not destined to fight over ... More


Polarization and Poison

Gerard Toal and Carl T. Dahlman

in Bosnia Remade: Ethnic Cleansing and its Reversal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199730360
eISBN:
9780199895250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730360.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter investigates how Bosnia became a politically divided polity in the years preceding the war and how certain vectors of conflict worked together to make the ethnic cleansing of Bosnian ... More


Introduction

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:
10.1093/0199260265.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Begins by giving an outline of the idea of trusteeship as presented by P. H. Kerr, and then as viewed against a background of the opposite idea—that of liberty, as considered by J. S. Mill. It states ... More


Legality of Extraterritorial Jurisdiction under International Law

Charlotte E. Blattner

in Protecting Animals Within and Across Borders: Extraterritorial Jurisdiction and the Challenges of Globalization

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190948313
eISBN:
9780190948344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190948313.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 10 examines the legal risks of protecting animals abroad by offering a full analysis into the legality of extraterritorial jurisdiction under international law, and is intended to guide ... More


Preventing and Solving Wars of Secession: Recent Unorthodox Views on the Use of Force

Jorri Duursma

in State, Sovereignty, and International Governance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199245383
eISBN:
9780191697456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245383.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter highlights recent European struggles that touched upon the fundamental international legal questions of solving and preventing wars of secession by filling the gap between the right of ... More


Fairness to ‘Peoples’ and their Right to Self-Determination

Thomas M. Franck

in Fairness in International Law and Institutions

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267850
eISBN:
9780191683398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267850.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

With the advent of the 1990s, a new era began. The Cold War had ended and the decolonisation of the Third World had been virtually accomplished. Perennial conflicts now began to appear in a new ... More


Secession and Recognition in International Politics

James Ker-Lindsay

in The Foreign Policy of Counter Secession: Preventing the Recognition of Contested States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199698394
eISBN:
9780191745874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698394.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The first chapter explores the question of recognition and secession in international politics. It briefly examines the emergence of modern practices of recognition and show the principle of ... More


States: Exceptions

Rowan Nicholson

in Statehood and the State-Like in International Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198851219
eISBN:
9780191885945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851219.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The purpose of this chapter is to identify exceptions to the general rules discussed in the previous chapter (the effectiveness and recognition norms). Among the exceptions that are identified is an ... More


Distributive Justice, Human Rights, and Territorial Integrity *: A Contractarian Account of the Crime of Aggression

Yitzhak Benbaji

in The Morality of Defensive War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199682836
eISBN:
9780191763014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682836.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This essay is concerned with two related, and yet importantly distinct, questions: why only wars of national defense should be legally permissible, in light of the fact that, on the face of it, the ... More


Conceptual Currents

Christopher A. Ford

in The Mind of Empire: China's History and Modern Foreign Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192635
eISBN:
9780813135519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192635.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Confucian doctrine disliked and distrusted legal mechanisms, and it discouraged the use of civil law to settle disputes among people. Hence, the Westphalian notions of systemic pluralism and ... More


Rights, Individuals, and States

Alejandro Chehtman

in The Philosophical Foundations of Extraterritorial Punishment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199603404
eISBN:
9780191725173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603404.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter clarifies the moral methodology used in this book. It advocates a rights-based approach to address the topic of extraterritorial punishment. That is, it assumes that the issue of ... More


Underground Warfare and the Jus ad Bellum

Daphné Richemond-Barak

in Underground Warfare

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190457242
eISBN:
9780190457280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190457242.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses situations in which cross-border tunnels may lead to the outbreak of war. Cross-border tunnels violate sovereignty and territorial integrity and demonstrate hostile intent on ... More


Self-Determination: Foundational Value

Rauna Kuokkanen

in Restructuring Relations: Indigenous Self-Determination, Governance, and Gender

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190913281
eISBN:
9780190913311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913281.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Chapter 1 examines the conceptions of Indigenous self-determination. It begins with an overview of the global political discourse of Indigenous self-determination as a foundational right articulated ... More


Sovereign Equality and Moral Disagreement

Brad R. Roth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195342666
eISBN:
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342666.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The United Nations system's foundational principle of sovereign equality reflects persistent disagreement within its membership as to what constitutes a legitimate and just internal public order. ... More


The Covenant of the League of Nations

Ian Brownlie

in International Law and the Use of Force by States

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198251583
eISBN:
9780191681332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198251583.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter is concerned with the Covenant of the League of Nations and the particular forms assumed by restrictions on resort to force which appeared in that instrument. The Covenant was ... More


Postmodern Tribalism and the Right to Secession

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/9780198262350.003.0054
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Tom Franck brilliantly describes the social phenomenon that surfaced after the end of the Cold War: postmodern tribalism — the transfer of defined parts of the populations and territories of existing ... More


Kosovo—The Questions Not Asked: Self-Determination, Secession, and Recognition

Alain Pellet

in The Law and Politics of the Kosovo Advisory Opinion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198717515
eISBN:
9780191787058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717515.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In its Resolution 63/3, the General Assembly asked the International Court of Justice whether ‘the unilateral declaration of independence by the Provisional Institutions of Self-Government of Kosovo ... More


The Border Remains Closed: June-October 1982

in A Stone in Spain's Shoe: The Search for a Solution to the Problem of Gibraltar

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853232094
eISBN:
9781846317262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317262.007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the delay in renewed talks between Britain and Spain, as well as the reopening of the border between Spain and Gibraltar, both of which were scheduled for 25 June 1982. Foreign ... More


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