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Arbitration and the Olympic Athlete  

Sean Nolon

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2017
Disputes involving Olympic athletes can arise from a wide range of decisions made by a host of entities. A disputed decision may involve the eligibility of an athlete, employment of ... More

Citizenship in Non-Western Contexts  

Erin Aeran Chung

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
This chapter surveys the major challenges, opportunities, and insights of scholarship on citizenship and migration in the so-called non-Western world in order to move the field of ... More

Cosmopolitan Citizenship  

Kok-Chor Tan

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
Cosmopolitan citizenship is a controversial notion. But it has also been taken to mean different things. In this chapter, I first outline three ways in which “cosmopolitan citizenship” has ... More

Feminist Perspectives on the Law on the Use of Force  

Gina Heathcote

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Jan 2015
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Jun 2016
This chapter examines the use of force from a feminist perspective and its prohibition in Article 2(4) of the UN Charter. Using structural bias feminism, it demonstrates how the gendering ... More

Indigenous Citizenship in Settler States  

Kirsty Gover

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
Like most liberal democracies, the western settler states supplement jus sanguinis rules with jus soli principles that accord birthright citizenship to most people born in their territory. ... More

Multiple Citizenship  

Peter Spiro

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
Dual citizenship was historically disfavored by states. In the nineteenth century, the incidence of dual nationality threatened bilateral relations as states contested control over ... More

On Refugeehood and Citizenship  

Cathryn Costello

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
This chapter explores the relationship between citizenship and refugeehood. In particular, it examines the extent to which loss of meaningful citizenship defines the predicament of the ... More

Postcolonial Citizenship  

Kamal Sadiq

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
This chapter analyzes the development of citizenship in postcolonial states. Imperial subjects within Empire are disaggregated into four categories. Imperial racial hierarchies and the ... More

Relations with Civil Society  

Jan Aart Scholte

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Nov 2016
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Nov 2017
This chapter examines the forms, consequences, and challenges of civil society involvement in contemporary global governance. It is organized as follows. The first section considers ... More

Religion, Secularism, and International Law  

Reut Yael Paz

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Jun 2016
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Nov 2016
This chapter explores the inseparable nature of the relationship between religion—more specifically, Christianity—secularism and international law. As the history of international law ... More

Statelessness, ‘In-Between’ Statuses, and Precarious Citizenship  

Noora A. Lori

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
This chapter explains why a growing number of people across the globe experience precarious citizenship--they cannot gain access to secure and permanent legal statuses for protracted ... More

Supranational Citizenship  

Francesca Strumia

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
Supranational citizenship, as a concept, sits somewhat uncomfortably between the regional experience of European citizenship and discourses on global or cosmopolitan citizenship.European ... More

Theories of Transitional Justice: Cashing in the Blue Chips  

Vasuki Nesiah

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Jun 2016
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Nov 2016
This chapter examines the utopias called forth by the marriage of human rights accountability mechanisms on the one hand, and, on the other, arguments about the practical significance of ... More

Transnational Migration, Globalization, and Governance: Theorizing a Crisis  

Chantal Thomas

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Jun 2016
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Nov 2016
This chapter emphasizes the role of political economy, and the ways in which global governance has affected (or failed to affect) it, in generating immigration crises. Going beyond ... More

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