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Human Rights, the Rule of Law, and Democracy

Tobias Berger and Milli Lake.

in The Oxford Handbook of Governance and Limited Statehood

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Theory; Politics and Law; Political Institutions. 10174 words.

This chapter examines the promotion of human rights, the rule of law, and democracy by external actors in areas of limited statehood. It begins with the definition of key terms and a brief...

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International Legal Order

Heike Krieger.

in The Oxford Handbook of Governance and Limited Statehood

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Politics and Law; Political Theory. 10087 words.

The phenomenon of governance in areas of limited statehood has had a particularly strong impact on the development of international law after 1990. If—on a large scale—states lack the...

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Sex Reclassification for Trans and Gender Nonconforming People: From the Medicalized Body to the Privatized Self

Ido Katri.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Public Administration; Politics and Law; Political Theory. 10369 words.

Sex reclassification is a core issue of gender nonconforming legal engagements. Access to proper identification documents for trans and nonbinary people relates to lower levels of exposure...

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Violent and Criminal Non-State Actors

Benedetta Berti.

in The Oxford Handbook of Governance and Limited Statehood

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Theory; Politics and Law. 8948 words.

This chapter takes stock of the main scholarly and policy debates pertaining to the rise of violent and criminal governors. First, it delves into the reasons that drive these actors towards...

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