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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


Introduction: Territory in International Law

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/9780198253792.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Territory is crucial in determining the sovereignty of a state. As Oppenheim has noted, ‘a State without a territory is not possible’. This does not mean territoriality is the single criterion of ... More


Mapping the Territory of Animal 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/9780190948313.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 1 cuts through the tangle of scholarly arguments that obscure the law of jurisdiction, and offers a robust conceptual framework in which jurisdiction and extraterritoriality can be situated. ... More


Territorial Sovereignty and Territorial Extension in an Inter-Connected World

Joanne Scott

in Sovereignty and the Law: Domestic, European and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684069
eISBN:
9780191765865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684069.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

The EU has been a forceful critic of US extra-territoriality in the past, yet today it is itself engaging in a practice of territorial extension. This Chapter, discusses the phenomenon of territorial ... More


Territory and Foreign Policy

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/9780804791632.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins by surveying the literature on territorial conflict in international relations. It argues that the key term territory remains largely unexamined in this literature. This extends ... More


Holding the Line: Fighting Land Pirates and Apaches on the Border

Rachel St. John

in Line in the Sand: A History of the Western U.S.-Mexico Border

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141541
eISBN:
9781400838639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141541.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores both the alternate versions of spatial organization and power that persisted and evolved in the borderlands and how the nation-states managed to suppress them in the first four ... More


The International Court of Justice and the Law of Territory

Malcolm N Shaw QC

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/9780199653218.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter examines the role of the ICJ in territorial issues. The Court has clarified the principles surrounding the concept of territorial sovereignty; formulated an approach to pre-colonial and ... More


International Legal Personality

Anthony Carty

in Philosophy of International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622559
eISBN:
9780748652525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622559.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores international legal discourse on legal personality, particularly the dialectic between territorial sovereignty and the right of peoples to self-determination. These clashes ... More


The Impact of Climate Change: Challenges for International Law

Nico Schrijver

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0078
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The impacts of climate change challenge traditional notions in international law, most notably those relating to the principle of territorial sovereignty, with its presumption of defined territory ... 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


territory

Joshua Barkan

in Corporate Sovereignty: Law and Government under Capitalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674268
eISBN:
9781452947358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674268.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter analyzes how the articulation of corporate sovereignty to capitalist value enabled corporations to transact business and enter into legal proceedings in multiple jurisdictions. It ... More


Pluralism and Liberalism: Testing the Limits of a Measured Separatism for Tribal Nations

N. Bruce Duthu

in Shadow Nations: Tribal Sovereignty and the Limits of Legal Pluralism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199735860
eISBN:
9780199344994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735860.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the writings of prominent scholars of liberal theory and Indigenous peoples - Moore, Ivison, Schouls (among others) - to highlight some of the conceptual challenges policymakers ... More


China and Its Neighbors: Geopolitical and Strategic Choices

Ye Zicheng, Guoli Liu, and Steven I. Levine

in Inside China’s Grand Strategy: The Perspective from the People's Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126456
eISBN:
9780813135465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126456.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As recent trends indicate, China's development into a global power is occurring in conjunction with the development of its neighboring countries. In many ways, its growth can benefit them by creating ... More


Contested Terrain: Redefining Sovereignty in Twentieth-Century Tunisia

Mary Dewhurst Lewis

in Divided Rule: Sovereignty and Empire in French Tunisia, 1881-1938

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520279155
eISBN:
9780520957145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279155.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Renewed Great Power interest in the Mediterranean in the 1910s did more than shake up international relations; it forced the French to change domesticpolicies in Tunisia. Tunisians responded to ... More


Trauma, Colonialism and Post-Imperial Ideology

Manjari Chatterjee Miller

in Wronged by Empire: Post-Imperial Ideology and Foreign Policy in India and China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786522
eISBN:
9780804788434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786522.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter uses trauma theory drawn from the psychology literature to show that the transformative historical event of colonialism in India and China can be classified as collective trauma. It lays ... More


Sovereignty Entanglements in Kashmir

Daniel Haines

in Rivers Divided: Indus Basin Waters in the Making of India and Pakistan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190648664
eISBN:
9780190686529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190648664.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter argues that Indian and Pakistani constructions of territorial sovereignty on the plains, heavily dependent on their positioning upstream or downstream, differed in the context of ... More


PII and the Sino-Indian Border Negotiations of 1960

Manjari Chatterjee Miller

in Wronged by Empire: Post-Imperial Ideology and Foreign Policy in India and China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786522
eISBN:
9780804788434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786522.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter three makes use of previously unused archival documents to look at the 1960 border negotiations between India and China, the last of such negotiations between the two countries before they ... More


The International Court of Justice and Islamic Law States: Territory and Diplomatic Immunity

Emilia Justyna Powell

in International Court Authority

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198795582
eISBN:
9780191836909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795582.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter analyzes the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN) that adjudicates interstate disputes and issues advisory opinions on legal ... More


Borders of Personhood

Ayten Gündoğdu

in Rightlessness in an Age of Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199370412
eISBN:
9780199370443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199370412.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the contemporary manifestations of rightlessness by discussing the precarious legal personhood of asylum seekers and undocumented immigrants. The human rights framework ... More


The Universal Rule of Law in the Thought of the Late Medieval Jurists of Roman and Canon Law

Joseph Canning

in Morality and Responsibility of Rulers: European and Chinese Origins of a Rule of Law as Justice for World Order

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199670055
eISBN:
9780191749438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199670055.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Late medieval Roman and canon law jurisprudence provided the origins of European notions of a universal rule of law in two senses: a legal order of universal extent and a structure of higher norms of ... More


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