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Addressing the Gender Gap in R2P  

Sara Davies

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Jun 2016
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Aug 2016
Since its inception, the responsibility to protect (R2P) principle has been progressively narrowed in its scope and application in order to capture widespread support from governments and ... More

The African Union  

Kwesi Aning and Frank Okyere

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Jun 2016
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Aug 2016
The African Union has been acclaimed for its effort in adopting policies that seek to protect civilian populations from mass atrocity crimes. It has transited from the principle of ... More

The Application of International Law by the Court of Justice of the European Union  

Mario Mendez

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Jun 2019
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Jun 2019
This chapter assesses three key strands in the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union concerning a central dimension of foreign relations law, namely, the application of ... More

The Arab Region  

Fateh Azzam and Coralie Hindawi

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Jun 2016
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Aug 2016
This chapter looks at Arab perspectives on the responsibility to protect, both at a conventional, state-focused level, and at the level of civil society. The study shows that the Arab ... More

Asia Pacific and South Asia  

Sarah Teitt

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Jun 2016
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Aug 2016
There is a tendency to view R2P diffusion in the Asia Pacific region as a function of ‘norm containment’, which explains endorsement of R2P as a result of the weakening, deconstruction, or ... More

At the Limits of Rhetoric: Authority, Commonplace, and the Role of Literature in Carl Schmitt  

Johannes Türk

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Jan 2017
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Sep 2015
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 ... More

The Blurry Boundary between Peacebuilding and R2P  

Roland Paris

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Jun 2016
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Aug 2016
Policy practitioners and scholars have tended to treat the responsibility to protect (R2P) and peacebuilding as separate domains. This chapter, in contrast, argues that these two domains ... More

Citizenship and Nationhood  

Chaim Gans

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
Citizenship in this chapter means membership of a state. Nationhood means membership of a “nation”, which is a particular type of cultural and/or ethnic collective. I first set out the ... More

Citizenship and State Transition  

Oxana Shevel

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
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 ... More

Citizenship and the Franchise  

Jo Shaw

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
The struggle for universal suffrage has been a paradigmatic political struggle in the modern state, as people have striven to achieve full and equal citizenship. This chapter examines - ... More

Co-Operative Federalism  

Robert French

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Mar 2018
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Nov 2018
This chapter studies the term ‘co-operative federalism’ and the part it plays in the working of Australia's constitutional arrangements. Co-operative federalism, as practised in Australia, ... More

Comparative Foreign Relations Law: A National Constitutions Perspective  

Tom Ginsburg

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Jun 2019
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Jun 2019
This chapter considers how comparative foreign relations law might draw on the comparative study of national constitutions, an increasingly large and vital field, and sets out an agenda ... More

A Comparative Foreign Relations Law Agenda: Opportunities and Challenges  

Oona A. Hathaway

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Jun 2019
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Jun 2019
International law is the product not only of a political and legal process that takes place between states but also of processes that take place within them. Accordingly, examining ... More

Conflict Prevention and R2P  

Ruben Reike

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Jun 2016
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Aug 2016
This chapter examines how the agenda of prevention of armed conflict relates to the principle of the responsibility to protect (R2P). While R2P was originally assumed to be fully ... More

The Constitutional Allocation of Executive And Legislative Power Over Foreign Relations: A Survey  

Jenny S. Martinez

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Jun 2019
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Jun 2019
This chapter explores the allocation of authority between executive and legislative branch officials with respect to three areas: general foreign relations powers such as reception of ... More

Constitutional Identity  

Gary Jeffrey Jacobsohn

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Mar 2016
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Feb 2017
This chapter examines the concept of constitutional identity as it applies to the Indian Constitution. It first considers the problem of constitutional identity, with particular emphasis ... More

The Constitutional Politics of Congress  

Neal Devins

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Oct 2015
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Nov 2015
This chapter examines the constitutional politics of Congress, with particular emphasis on the ways constitutional values are shaped by congressional interpretations of the Constitution. ... More

The Constitutional Politics of the Executive Branch  

Mariah Zeisberg

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Oct 2015
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Nov 2015
This chapter examines the constitutional politics of the executive branch in the United States. It first reviews some important concepts in the study of constitutional politics involving ... More

The Constitutional Politics of the Judiciary  

Justin Crowe

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Oct 2015
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Nov 2015
This chapter examines the constitutional politics of the judiciary, with particular emphasis on judicial structure, judicial personnel, and judicial power. It first considers the ... More

Constitutional Review  

Nuno Garoupa

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Feb 2019
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Feb 2019
Constitutional review has been studied by legal scholars, economists, political scientists, and other social scientists. In this chapter, the author reviews the theory and practice of ... More

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