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Elections and Exit Strategies: No Exit Without a Strategy, or No Strategy Without an Exit?

Simon Chesterman

in You, The People: The United Nations, Transitional Administration, and State-Building

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199263486
eISBN:
9780191600999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263485.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The transfer of power to a legitimate and sustainable local authority, typically mediated through an election, is the central purpose of any transitional administration. Elections and other ‘exit ... More


Transfers of Powers to International Organizations

DAN SAROOSHI

in International Organizations and their Exercise of Sovereign Powers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225774
eISBN:
9780191710346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225774.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter begins by explaining why the term ‘transfer’ has been used to describe power conferral, wherein states cannot exercise direct control over the organization and that States consent are ... More


Performing Execution, Part 1: The Blood-Avenger, the Community, and the Witnesses

Beth A. Berkowitz

in Execution and Invention: Death Penalty Discourse in Early Rabbinic and Christian Cultures

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195179194
eISBN:
9780199784509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195179196.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the people who enact an execution according to rabbinic law, beginning with those found in the Bible: the blood-avenger, the community, and the witnesses to the crime. It ... More


Conferrals by States of Powers on International Organizations: a Typology

DAN SAROOSHI

in International Organizations and their Exercise of Sovereign Powers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225774
eISBN:
9780191710346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225774.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter provides a typology of the various types of conferrals by States of powers on international organizations: cases of agency relationships, delegations of powers, and transfers of powers. ... More


Introduction

Martin Wiggins

in Drama and the Transfer of Power in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199650590
eISBN:
9780191741982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650590.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The introduction outlines the overall historical context of the book, with special attention begin given to the tensions associated with the transfer of power in the sixteenth and seventeenth ... More


External Influences on Constitutional Referendums

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/9780199592791.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Having looked at how referendums can raise complex problems concerning how sovereignty is allocated within the polity, this chapter addresses the broader issue of how they can also manifest the ... More


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