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The Protection Paradox: Why Hasn’t the Arrival of New Media Transformed Refugee Status Determination?

Rosemary Byrne.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

December 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 13201 words.

The arrival of new media and communications technology has given rise to a protection paradox for refugees. In principle, it should enhance protection for asylum seekers by developing a...

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International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)

Sabine Schlemmer-Schulte.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 23572 words.

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Central bank collateral and the Lehman collapse

Christian Hofmann.

in Capital Markets Law Journal

October 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Capital Markets. 7503 words.

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III Factors, 27 Inherent Instability: Immigration and Constitutional Democracies

T. Alexander Aleinikoff.

in Constitutional Democracy in Crisis?

October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 18 pages. 7749 words.

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Röling in Tokyo

Robert Cryer.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

September 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 8576 words.

This article discusses the dissenting opinion appended by the eminent Dutch judge to the Judgment of the Tokyo Tribunal. The author argues that the Opinion clearly shows one of the...

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Free trade, protectionism, neoliberalism: tensions and continuities

Marie-Bénédicte Dembour and Neil Stammers.

in London Review of International Law

P ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 8350 words.

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This article locates the EU’s approach to trade-plus agreements by making connections to particular aspects of European history. In looking at the...

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Part III Human Health and Human Rights, 15 Our Oceans, Our Livelihoods: The World Bank and Oceans Governance

Meagan Wong and Olufemi Elias.

in The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance

July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 17 pages. 7605 words.

This chapter focuses on the role of the World Bank in ocean governance. Created in 1944, the World Bank is an international financial institution belonging to the United Nations (UN)...

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3 Money and Credit

Simon Gleeson.

in The Legal Concept of Money

December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 18 pages. 9851 words.

This chapter explores the attempts to argue that credit money is a late creation, and that there are societies (or states of society) in which all money is commodity money. These arguments...

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Duty to Protect in Cases of Natural Disasters

Carlo Focarelli.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 11403 words.

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Victims who victimise

Mark A. Drumbl.

in London Review of International Law

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 13324 words.

How to speak of the agency of the oppressed to harm others in times of atrocity? This article juxtaposes Holocaust literature (Levi, Frankl, Kertész, Ka-Tzetnik) with Holocaust judging (the null...

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Namibia

Eric Young.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3757 words.

The history of Namibia, one of Africa’s newest independent countries, has long been shaped by its geography. For centuries few African populations inhabited its two vast deserts, the...

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China's National Defense in 2004 (excerpt only)

in Chinese Journal of International Law

November 2005; p ublished online September 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 14548 words.

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Spectacle in international criminal law: the fundraising image of victimhood

Christine Schwöbel-Patel.

in London Review of International Law

July 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 12162 words.

This paper explores the relationship between spectacle and law as it unfolds in international criminal law. The spectacularised construction of the victim of international crime as a...

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Analysing Regionalism within International Law and Relations: The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation as a Grossraum?

Michael Salter and Yinan Yin.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

December 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 24825 words.

This article argues for a new way of addressing contemporary international law that is more adequate to both vital dynamic trends towards “regionalism” within international law, relations...

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World War I

Dorothy Salem.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 4710 words.

World War I transformed the consciousness of black women in America. The war years offered black women the opportunity for increased intergroup cooperation, the occasion to win local...

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Part 1 Delimitation of the Problem, Two The Social Setting of Human Rights: The Process of Deprivation and Nonfulfillment of Values

Myres S. McDougal, Harold D. Lasswell and Lung-chu Chen.

in Human Rights and World Public Order

February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 49 pages. 22524 words.

This chapter proposes a map of comprehensive world social process which affects not only degrees in the achievement of human rights, but also the kinds of claims that are made to...

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Part 3 The United Nations: What it Does, 23 Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Dame Rosalyn Higgins DBE, QC, Philippa Webb, Dapo Akande, Sandesh Sivakumaran and James Sloan.

in Oppenheim's International Law: United Nations

October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 29 pages. 18347 words.

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was established by the General Assembly in 1950. UNHCR was initially created for a provisional period of three years,...

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4 Investment Operations

Natalie Lichtenstein.

in A Comparative Guide to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 26 pages. 11125 words.

Chapter 4, Investment Operations, presents the Charter-based framework for AIIB’s investment operations. It describes AIIB’s investment objectives: to foster sustainable economic...

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