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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Citizenship, Community and Constitutionalism

TREVOR SMITH.

in Parliamentary Affairs

April 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 0 words.

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Public Policy and Normative Language: Utility, Community and Nation in the Debate over the Construction of Tryweryn Reservoir

Michael Cunningham.

in Parliamentary Affairs

October 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 5697 words.

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The flooding of the community of Capel Celyn in North Wales to create a reservoir in the early 1960s to provide water for Liverpool provoked much...

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Parliamentary Sovereignty and the European Community: The Unfinished Revolution?

IAN LOVELAND.

in Parliamentary Affairs

October 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 0 words.

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Citizenship and State Transition

Oxana Shevel.

in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society; Law and Politics. 10869 words.

This chapter analyzes the national citizenship regimes adopted by newly independent states and factors that influence the content of these regimes. The chapter examines how the goal of...

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Spanish Foreign Relations Law and the Process for Making Treaties and other International Agreements

Carlos Espósito.

in The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Foreign Relations Law

June 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Law; Law and Politics. 8126 words.

This chapter explores the concept of a Spanish foreign relations law in two ways. First, it discusses scholarly texts on matters related to foreign relations law, domestic case law on the...

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Re-Scaling the Geography of Citizenship

Alexander C. Diener.

in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society; Law and Politics. 10019 words.

Rather than following a linear narrative, this discussion of rescaling citizenship reveals varied modes socio-spatial organization and belonging that, at times, coincide with the dominant...

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South African Law on Immunities

Hennie Strydom.

in The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Foreign Relations Law

June 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Law; Law and Politics. 9743 words.

This chapter describes South Africa’s law governing the immunity of foreign states and officials, as well as of regional organizations. As the chapter explains, this law is made up of a...

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Introduction: International Law and the Problem of War

Marc Weller.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Use of Force in International Law

January 2015; p ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: International Law; Law and Politics. 14768 words.

This chapter examines the role of international law in preventing war and armed conflict. It begins by discussing three approaches to war and peace: the realist approach, the managerial...

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Political Membership and Democratic Boundaries

Rainer Bauböck.

in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society; Law and Politics. 9969 words.

The chapter focuses on citizenship as membership in a political community. It starts from a critical discussion of the “democratic boundary problem” and argues that principles of democratic...

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International law in Japanese Courts

Hiromichi Matsuda.

in The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Foreign Relations Law

June 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Law; Law and Politics. 4720 words.

This chapter examines international law in Japanese courts in the context of separation of powers, treaty-making procedure, and transnational judicial dialogue under the Japanese...

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At the Limits of Rhetoric

Johannes Türk.

in The Oxford Handbook of Carl Schmitt

January 2017; p ublished online September 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Political Theory; Law and Politics. 12208 words.

This chapter analyzes the systematic relationship of Carl Schmitt’s oeuvre to rhetoric, arguing that his work cannot be detached from its engagement in a simultaneously metaphysical and...

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Decolonial Feminism, Gender, and Transitional Justice in Latin America

Pascha Bueno-Hansen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Law and Politics. 5180 words.

Using Peru as an example, this chapter explores gender-based violence in conflict and transitional justice processes through a lens of decolonial feminism. Beginning with an analysis of...

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Myanmar

Jürgen Haacke.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Responsibility to Protect

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; International Relations; Law and Politics. 10846 words.

Myanmar has been linked to alleged past and potential future mass atrocities by international non-governmental organizations and, at times, the UN Special Rapporteurs on Human Rights. To...

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Libya

Simon Adams.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Responsibility to Protect

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; International Relations; Law and Politics. 7707 words.

In March 2011, for the first time in its history, the responsibility to protect (R2P) principle was invoked by the UN Security Council while imposing coercive military measures against a UN...

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Sri Lanka

Kim Nackers.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Responsibility to Protect

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; International Relations; Law and Politics. 7735 words.

In spite of the adoption of the responsibility to protect (R2P) by the Sri Lankan government in 2005, both Sri Lankan and LTTE forces killed thousands of civilians during the conclusion of...

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BAME Candidates in Local Elections in Britain

Michael Thrasher, Galina Borisyuk, Colin Rallings and Mary Shears.

in Parliamentary Affairs

April 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 6323 words.

Differences between white and Black, Asian and other minority ethnic (BAME) local election candidates in Britain are examined using survey data. BAME candidates are more likely to be...

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Britishness (and Irishness) in Northern Ireland since the Good Friday Agreement

James W. McAuley and Jonathan Tonge.

in Parliamentary Affairs

April 2010; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 8889 words.

This article examines whether the promotion of British values is desirable, feasible or even permissible within Northern Ireland. Here, the advocacy of Britishness may be seen as...

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The Expatriate Vote in the French Presidential and Legislative Elections of 2012: A Case of Unintended Consequences

Susan Collard.

in Parliamentary Affairs

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 6796 words.

In the 2012 legislative elections, 11 new deputies were elected representing newly created constituencies for the French expatriate community. The Right-wing Union pour un Mouvement...

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The Party Politics of Youth Citizenship and Democratic Engagement

Andrew Mycock and Jonathan Tonge.

in Parliamentary Affairs

January 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 9371 words.

Young people populate a uniquely strategic position within society in general and particularly in party political debate about the future development of citizenship and the national...

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Ministers, Minders and the Core Executive: Why Ministers Appoint Political Advisers in Westminster Contexts

Richard Shaw and Chris Eichbaum.

in Parliamentary Affairs

July 2014; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Political Institutions; Law and Politics; Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; UK Politics. 11596 words.

Political advisers are now an established feature of the executive branch of government in the community of Westminster nations. However, there have been few attempts to establish why...

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