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Abolition of the Death Penalty in India: Legal, Constitutional, and Human Rights Dimensions

Amit Bindal and C Raj Kumar.

in Confronting Capital Punishment in Asia

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Comparative Law. 9771 words.

This chapter analyses the debate over the abolition of the death penalty in India from the lenses of constitutional law and human rights jurisprudence. The discussions cover capital...

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The Autonomy Arrangement in Slovenia

Miran Komac and Petra Roter.

in Managing Diversity through Non-Territorial Autonomy

July 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Comparative Law. 10633 words.

This chapter seeks to analyse the Slovenian system of autonomy arrangements, examining particularly those that apply to the two constitutionally recognized autochthonous national minorities...

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Autonomy as Symbolic Production

Alexander Osipov.

in Minority Accommodation through Territorial and Non-Territorial Autonomy

October 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Comparative Law. 8821 words.

This chapter analyses the ways in which ethnicity is discursively and institutionally linked to territory or decoupled from territory in legislation and public administration. It questions...

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Autonomy in South Asia

Joshua Castellino.

in Minority Accommodation through Territorial and Non-Territorial Autonomy

October 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Comparative Law. 13638 words.

Despite their conspicuous absence from the literature, questions of autonomy in South Asia have recently become more central. Three reasons could be attributed to this: (a) the general wave...

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Can Non-Territorial Autonomy Bring an Added Value to Theoretic and Policy-Oriented Analysis of Ethnic Politics?

Geneviève Nootens.

in Minority Accommodation through Territorial and Non-Territorial Autonomy

October 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Comparative Law. 10985 words.

This chapter aims to systematize different views of non-territorial autonomy (NTA) and to contextualize it with regard to autonomy and the territorialization of ethnicity. The chapter...

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Capital Punishment Reform, Public Opinion, and Penal Elitism in the People’s Republic of China

Børge Bakken.

in Confronting Capital Punishment in Asia

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Comparative Law. 9794 words.

This chapter examines China's attitudes towards capital punishment. The discussions cover current legal reforms and Chinese death penalty practices; the false explanation of the Chinese...

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Challenging the Japanese Government’s Approach to the Death Penalty

Mai Sato.

in Confronting Capital Punishment in Asia

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Comparative Law. 6099 words.

The Japanese government's has cited public support as its main justification for retaining the death penalty. This chapter criticizes the government's position by challenging the validity...

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Citizenship

Ayelet Shachar.

in The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Constitutional Law

May 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Law; Comparative Law; Constitutional and Administrative Law; Human Rights and Immigration. 10787 words.

This article highlights the trials and tribulations of citizenship in a world of increasing mobility and diversity. The discussion is divided into three parts. Section I provides a concise...

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Conclusion

Levente Salat.

in Managing Diversity through Non-Territorial Autonomy

July 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Comparative Law. 11374 words.

The concluding chapter evaluates the overall contribution of the cases included in the book to the study of non-territorial autonomy (NTA), deploying the elements of the ‘new methodological...

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Conclusions

Karl Kössler.

in Minority Accommodation through Territorial and Non-Territorial Autonomy

October 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Comparative Law. 14912 words.

What are the most topical questions concerning territorial autonomy (TA) and non-territorial autonomy (NTA) from a conceptual, historical, and comparative perspective? This chapter explores...

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