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forced Sterilization

Overview page. Subjects: United States History — International Law.

Linked to the idea of eugenics and the desire to breed out undesirable genetic faults, compulsory sterilization has, in the past, been undertaken by governments, especially during the first...

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Permanent Court of International Justice

Overview page. Subjects: International Law — United States History.

This is the name of the first World Court, established pursuant to art. 14 of the Covenant of the League of Nations. The Council of the League appointed a Committee ...

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protectorate

Overview page. Subjects: United States History — International Law.

‘An arrangement may be entered into whereby one state, while retaining to some extent its separate identity as a state, is subject to a kind of guardianship by another state. ...

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Second Generation

Overview page. Subjects: United States History — International Law.

A descriptor for economic and social rights, being later in time developing, less widely acknowledged and accepted and more controversial than First Generation human rights (civil and...

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