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American Philosophical Society

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

First scientific society in America, founded at Philadelphia (1743) by Franklin, its first president. His successors were Rittenhouse and Jefferson. The Society issues Transactions,...

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Processes of Dissimilation and Assimilation in Humankind's Evolution: Will E Pluribus Unum Replace Ex Uno Plures?

Rein Müllerson.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

June 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 13117 words.

In the process of proliferation from Africa, communities of Homo sapiens became more and more different in terms of the colour of their eyes and skin, the languages they spoke, the songs...

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Divine Immanence: The Evangelical Foundations of Modern Anglo-American Approaches to International Law

John D. Haskell.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

September 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 18821 words.

In this article, I hypothesize that against mainstream secularization accounts concerning the 19th-century development of modern international law, especially within the Anglo-American...

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Promoting Democracy without Starting a New Cold War?

Rein Müllerson.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

March 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 17049 words.

Spread of market economy and promotion of democracy are twin components of globalization. Both are generally positive phenomena that are taken by many to be something as obvious as God,...

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Hong Kong's Proposed Race Anti-Discrimination Legislation: A Discriminatory Bill Excluding Mainland Chinese Immigrants from Protection

Phil C.W. Chan.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

November 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 3025 words.

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Symposium on China's Peaceful Development and International Law

Deming HUANG, Yuan KONG and Hua ZHANG.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

March 2006; p ublished online March 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 3611 words.

Abstract

On 2–4 December 2005, Wuhan University Law School, the Institute of International Law and the Innovation Base of International Law and New...

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Global Justice and the (Ir)relevance of Indeterminacy

Duncan French.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

November 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 14503 words.

Global justice is one of the most indiscriminately used notions in international debate, usually taken to reflect a moral imperative of securing fairness between differently positioned...

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The United Nations Organization and Global Power Politics: The Antagonism between Power and Law and the Future of World Order

Hans Köchler.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

July 2006; p ublished online May 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 9420 words.

Abstract

The dilemma faced by the United Nations Organization at the beginning of the 21st century lies in its inability to reconcile the structural...

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The Islamic Veil and Freedom of Religion, the Rights to Education and Work: a Survey of Recent International and National Cases

Manisuli Ssenyonjo.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

November 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 30910 words.

Abstract

The wearing of the female Islamic dress (generally referred to as the hijab), or any feature of this dress such as the headscarf (khimar), face veil...

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More of the Same or Something Different? Preliminary Observations on the Contribution of Universal Periodic Review with Reference to the Chinese Experience

Rhona K.M. Smith.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

September 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 8851 words.

Using the People's Republic of China as a case study, this paper will consider the extent to which the Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review process consolidates and reinforces...

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State Responsibility and Climate Change Governance: A Light through the Storm

Benoit Mayer.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 16220 words.

Most excessive greenhouse gas emissions originate from developed States but the adverse impact of climate change is predominantly affecting developing States. This article submits that the...

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The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation: Forever on the Periphery of Public International Law?

Salim Farrar.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 14221 words.

This article looks at the positioning and role of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in relation to Public International Law, and how the OIC has sought to resolve two competing...

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The Application of the Principle of Proportionality in Tecmed v. Mexico

Xiuli HAN.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

November 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 9135 words.

The principle of proportionality has been applied in the case of Tecmed v. Mexico, an arbitration conducted under the auspices of the International Center for Settlement of Investment...

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Legal Materials on China Received and Catalogued in the Peace Palace Library: 2009

Ingrid Kost.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

June 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 5010 words.

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The Great Power Balance, the United Nations and What the Framers Intended: In Partial Response to Hans Köchler

C.L. Lim.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

July 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 11665 words.

Abstract

This article is partly a reply to Professor Hans Köchler, who argues that the total absence of a balance of power has become the fundamental...

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Regime Change, the Security Council and China

Matthias Vanhullebusch.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

December 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 19684 words.

China's stance on its Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence is diametrically opposed to its evolving attitude within the Security Council in a number of dossiers where it has lent its...

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Against Enforced Disappearance: the Political Detainees' Case before the Nepal Supreme Court

Kishor Uprety.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

July 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 15094 words.

Enforced disappearances, for political reasons, are still a common practice in many countries. In many instances, courts have taken bold steps to deter State agencies from orchestrating and...

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The Kosovo Case and International Law: Looking for Applicable Theories

Peter Hilpold.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

March 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 7363 words.

The Kosovo problem represents a formidable occasion to re-examine some basic tenets of international law, such as the so-called right to humanitarian intervention, the right to...

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From Watchdog to Workhorse: Explaining the Emergence of the ICC's Burden-sharing Policy as an Example of Creeping Cosmopolitanism

Padraig McAuliffe.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

June 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 16305 words.

Though it was initially presumed that the primary role of the International Criminal Court (ICC) would be a residual one of monitoring and ensuring the fulfilment by the State of its...

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No Longer Outside, Not Yet Equal: Rethinking China's Membership in the World Trade Organization

Xiaohui Wu.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

June 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 20566 words.

China joined the WTO in 2001 under exceptionally unfavourable, non-reciprocal and asymmetric terms of membership. China's less-than-equal status raises difficult legal questions with...

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Some Misunderstandings about Legislation and Law

Asif Hameed.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 18461 words.

Abstract

What is legislation? What is law? A great deal of ink has been spilled on these questions. In this essay I wish to investigate the answers that have...

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