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The Accountability of Armed Groups under Human Rights Law

The Accountability of Armed Groups under Human Rights Law

Katharine Fortin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198808381
eISBN:
9780191846106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808381.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Although the practice of holding armed groups to account under human rights law remains controversial and under-theorized as a matter of law, statements from Commissions of Inquiry and United Nations ... More

Blame it on the WTO?A Human Rights Critique

Blame it on the WTO?: A Human Rights Critique

Sarah Joseph

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199565894
eISBN:
9780191728693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565894.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is often accused of, at best, not paying enough attention to human rights or, at worst, facilitating and perpetuating human rights abuses. This book weighs these ... More

Changing Nature of Religious Rights under International Law

Changing Nature of Religious Rights under International Law

Malcolm Evans, Peter Petkoff, and Julian Rivers (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199684229
eISBN:
9780191765858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684229.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book explores new and emerging perspectives in the field of protection of religious rights under international law at an institutional level three decades after the 1981 Declaration. It captures ... More

Collective Security

Collective Security

Alexander Orakhelashvili

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199579846
eISBN:
9780191725302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579846.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This is the first comprehensive study of the role, powers and functions of international institutions in the area of peace and security, including both inter-state wars and crises and intra-state ... More

The Concept of Cultural GenocideAn International Law Perspective

The Concept of Cultural Genocide: An International Law Perspective

Elisa Novic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198787167
eISBN:
9780191829253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787167.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Cultural genocide remains a recurrent topic, appearing not only in the form of wide-ranging claims about the commission of cultural genocide in diverse contexts but also in the legal sphere, with ... More

The Concept of the Rule of Law and the European Court of Human Rights

The Concept of the Rule of Law and the European Court of Human Rights

Geranne Lautenbach

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199671199
eISBN:
9780191750663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671199.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book analyses the concept of the rule of law in the context of international law, through the case law of the European Court of Human Rights. It investigates how the court has defined and ... More

Confronting Global Terrorism and American Neo-ConservatismThe Framework of a Liberal Grand Strategy

Confronting Global Terrorism and American Neo-Conservatism: The Framework of a Liberal Grand Strategy

Tom Farer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199534722
eISBN:
9780191715891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534722.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This book brings together and subjects to critical scrutiny the core controversies connected to the so-called ‘War on Terror’: When is it legitimate and prudent to use force? Is torture ever ... More

Courts in ConflictInterpreting the Layers of Justice in Post-Genocide Rwanda

Courts in Conflict: Interpreting the Layers of Justice in Post-Genocide Rwanda

Nicola Palmer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199398195
eISBN:
9780199398218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398195.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The rise of international criminal trials has been accompanied by a call for domestic responses to extraordinary violence. Yet there is remarkably limited research on the interactions among local, ... More

The Culturalization of Human Rights Law

The Culturalization of Human Rights Law

Federico Lenzerini

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199664283
eISBN:
9780191748479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664283.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This book has the purpose of investigating the impact played by culture in the contemporary dynamics of human rights. It offers a reconceptualization of the debate of universalism vs. cultural ... More

Culture in Law and DevelopmentNurturing Positive Change

Culture in Law and Development: Nurturing Positive Change

Lan Cao

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199915231
eISBN:
9780199362936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915231.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The growth of international law in the post–World War II era stemmed partly from the belief that universal norms would make life for the world’s population safer, more equitable, and more conducive ... More

Cyber Operations and the Use of Force in International Law

Cyber Operations and the Use of Force in International Law

Marco Roscini

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199655014
eISBN:
9780191747991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655014.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The internet has changed the rules of many industries, and war is no exception. But can a computer virus be classed as an act of war? Does a Denial of Service attack count as an armed attack? And ... More

Democracy goes to WarBritish Military Deployments under International Law

Democracy goes to War: British Military Deployments under International Law

Nigel White

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199218592
eISBN:
9780191705595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218592.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

With the end of the Second World War there came the United Nations and a new world order based on the prohibition of military force in international relations, and yet since 1945 British troops have ... More

Development at the World Trade Organization

Development at the World Trade Organization

Sonia E. Rolland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600885
eISBN:
9780191738364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600885.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book engages in a systematic analysis of development-oriented rules and procedures at the WTO. It argues that the shortcomings of the Doha Development Round are due in part to the failure to ... More

Discovering Indigenous LandsThe Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies

Discovering Indigenous Lands: The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies

Robert J. Miller, Jacinta Ruru, Larissa Behrendt, and Tracey Lindberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579815
eISBN:
9780191594465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579815.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

England explored and colonized the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada under the authority of an international law called the Doctrine of Discovery. When Europeans set out to exploit ... More

Domestic Application of the ECHRCourts as Faithful Trustees

Domestic Application of the ECHR: Courts as Faithful Trustees

Eirik Bjorge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743637
eISBN:
9780191803246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743637.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book seeks to provide an answer to the question: what is the proper role of the domestic courts in the application of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)? This question bears both on ... More

Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Armed Conflict

Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Armed Conflict

Gilles Giacca

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198717447
eISBN:
9780191787010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717447.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book addresses the international legal obligation to protect economic, social, and cultural human rights in times of armed conflict and other situations of armed violence. These rights provide ... More

Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in International LawContemporary Issues and Challenges

Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in International Law: Contemporary Issues and Challenges

Eibe Riedel, Gilles Giacca, and Christophe Golay (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199685974
eISBN:
9780191766091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685974.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Recent years have seen an expansion in the scale and importance of economic, social, and cultural rights within international law. This has led to the adoption of the Optional Protocol to the ... More

The European Convention on Human Rights and General International Law

The European Convention on Human Rights and General International Law

Anne van Aaken and Iulia Motoc (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198830009
eISBN:
9780191868399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830009.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The European Court of Human Rights is one of the main players in interpreting international human rights law where issues of general international law arise. While developing its own jurisprudence ... More

The European Court of Human Rights between Law and Politics

The European Court of Human Rights between Law and Politics

Jonas Christoffersen and Mikael Rask Madsen (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199694495
eISBN:
9780191729782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694495.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book provides the first comprehensive analysis of the rise and subsequent development of one of the most striking supranational judicial institutions ever created. The book brings together ... More

Extraterritorial Application of Human Rights TreatiesLaw, Principles, and Policy

Extraterritorial Application of Human Rights Treaties: Law, Principles, and Policy

Marko Milanovic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199696208
eISBN:
9780191729805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696208.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Questions as to when a state owes obligations under a human rights treaty towards an individual located outside its territory are being brought more and more frequently before both international and ... More

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