Changing perceptions of sovereignty and human rights

essays in honour of Cees Flinterman
  • 582 Pages
  • 0.48 MB
  • English

Intersentia , Antwerp, Portland, Or
Human rights, Sovereignty, International law, Humanitarian interve
Statementedited by Ineke Boerefijn, Jenny Goldschmidt.
ContributionsBoerefijn, Ineke, 1963-, Goldschmidt, J. E., Flinterman, C., 1944-
LC ClassificationsK3240 .C469 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 582 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23576318M
ISBN 109050957595
ISBN 139789050957595
LC Control Number2009288173

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The concept of State sovereignty is a fundamental rule of public international law and is firmly laid down in Article 2(1) of the United Nations Charter. The nature of the traditional concept of State sovereignty is changing: its is no longer considered to be absolute. This collection of essays in honour of Cees Flinterman considers the concept of State sovereignty from three different.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: portrait ; 24 cm: Contents: The internationalisation of the rule of law / Tim Koopmans --Humanisation of international law / Menno T. Kamminga --Beating the state at its own inquiry into the intricacies of sovereignty and the separation of powers / Bas De Gaay Fortman.

This book examines the fate and role of human rights before, during and in the aftermath of violent conflicts.

It brings together both scholars and practitioners from different parts of the world and from different disciplines, including law, anthropology, history, conflict studies, development studies and international relations.

Sovereignty, the WTO and Changing Fundamentals of International Law The last decade of the twentieth century and the first of the twenty-first century will certainly rank high as a challenging period for the generally accepted assumptions of international law.

The forces of “globalization,” accompanied by striking changes in government. This chapter begins with a study of the changing perceptions concerning human rights as postulated by the United Nations, attempting to contextualize such postulates both in the efforts of human rights activists to ‘globalize’ humanitarian ideals, as well as in the counterpoising desire on the part of most states to safeguard national.

The underlying thought that informs Changing perceptions of sovereignty and human rights book structures the book suggests that this body of laws has been shaped by changing conceptions about war and sovereignty, by the growing attention to human rights and the right to self-determination, as well as by changes in the balance of power among states.

Human rights and nation-state sovereignty Federalism examples: US and EU struggles with the allocation of power The United Nations and the use of force: constitutionalism evolving 8 Perspectives and implications: some conclusions Appendix: Outline of the Uruguay Round treaty establishing the World Trade Organization Intersentia, Antwerpen, pp.Changing perceptions of sovereignty and human rights, 31/01/ Hardly a Week Goes by Without, Observations on the Increasing Number of General Problems of International law in the Case law of the European Court of Human by: 2.

Furthermore, the book analyses the marketing authorisation of a medicinal product, including the issues related to leaflets and packaging. In addition, the book gives an overview of the rules related to the distribution and import (in parallel) of medicines as well as the protection of innovation by means of intellectual property rights.

Kamminga, MTHumanisation of International Law. in I Boerefijn & J Goldschmidt (eds), Changing Perceptions of Sovereignty and Human Rights. Author: M.T. Kamminga. My book is focused not only on the paradigm-changing Operation Blockade and related border enforcement efforts in the El Paso region, but also the local social and political context that spawned it and has shaped it since, particularly the human rights abuses and enforcement excesses inflicted on both local Mexican Americans and Mexican.

In International Law and Changing Perceptions of Security the contributors debate how changing concepts and conceptions of security have affected fields such Author: Kamal Ahmad Khan. rights as an essential attribute of sovereignty.

Such responsibility, according to this line of reasoning, is owed by the state both to its people and to the. Falk points out that in the post-Cold War period the grounds of contention relating to human rights have shifted "from ideology to culture" and remain the subject of acrimonious debate.

Hence the politics of human rights should not be confused with a regime of effective implementation. It is the latter which poses the real challenge for the future.

Kathryn Sikkink | The Justice Cascade: How Human Rights Prosecutions Are Changing World Politics (W.W. Norton: ). by Chad M. Remus, a law student at New York University School of Law. Kathryn Sikkink’s book, The Justice Cascade: How Human Rights Prosecutions are Changing World Politics, provides a personal, historical and empirical account of human rights.

perceptions of the social, economic, cultural and demographic impacts of migration. Lesson 7 (1hr) There are variations in the ability of people to migrate across national borders according to levels of skill, income and opportunities, including the presence or absence of controls and international borders.

In the course of the s, the relationship between human rights and development co-operation began to take on a different form. The use of development co-operation to promote human rights through, e.g., additional support to democratising governments, support to human rights NGOs or decentralised co-operation, received increasing attention.

Clark, Roger S. “Human Rights and the U.N. Committee on Crime Prevention and Control” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Claude, Richard. Comparative Human Rights. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press Clements, Luke and Young, James. “Human Rights: Changing the Culture File Size: KB.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Collectively defending democracy in the Western hemisphere: introduction and overview / Tom Farer --Changing perceptions of domestic jurisdiction and intervention / Fernando R.

Tesón --Democracy in Latin America: degrees. Clinical Trials in Belgium. This book is extremely useful, both for study sponsors and for all other actors in the field of medical research and development such as members of ethics committees, physicians, pharmacists, administrators, etc.

Changing Perceptions of Sovereignty and Human Rights. The adoption of the International Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination was a key moment in this story, as were the adoptions of the Human Rights Covenants. These achievements was part of a wave of a forceful multilateral human rights diplomacy driven forward by States of the Global South.

The modern Human Rights Regime is premised on the notion that the prevention of human suffering takes precedence over the principle of sovereignty (Dunne and Wheeler, ; Ignatieff, ) even if that prevention of suffering may clash with the state’s calling of providing security for its citizens alone.

So, over time, the principle of permanent sovereignty over natural resources has permeated the political right to self-determination, international human rights law, trade law and environmental law, hence the notion of environmental sovereignty.

In principle and fact, the sovereignty of states at international law to willingly participate in Author: Magnus Abraham-Dukuma. human rights in ethical, legal and advocacy discourse and some historical background of the concept of human rights, this essay will examine the tensions between human rights and state sovereignty, the challenges to the universality of human rights, the enumeration of rights recognized by the international community, and the means.

India and the Nuclear Question: Changing perceptions and policy.

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Recent developments in Indian Foreign policy: India’s position on the recent crisis in Afghanistan, Iraq and West Asia, growing relations with US and Israel; vision of a new world order.

The Human Rights Actand its power allows the courts to make a Declaration of Incompatibility; S4(2) of this act states that “If the court is satisfied that the provision is incompatible with a Convention right, it may make a declaration of that compatibility”.5/5(1). Sovereignty, the WTO and changing fundamentals of international law John Howard Jackson The last decade of the twentieth century and the first decade of the twenty-first century has been one of the most challenging periods for the generally accepted assumptions of international law.

1 See also UN Human Rights Council, ‘Report of the Working Group on the Use of Mercenaries as a Means of Violating Human Rights and Impeding the Exercise of the Right of Peoples to Self-Determination’ () UN Doc A/HRC/15/25 : Anna Marie Brennan.

Downloadable. The question posed in this Chapter asks what can be achieved by legal means towards the protection of the environment. More particularly, can the future forfeiture of the benefits of a healthy environment be slowed down by thinking differently about state sovereignty.

There is a general perception that centuries of legal and political evolution have produced Author: Francois Venter. Lynn Hunt will be visiting Duke as part of the Provost’s lecture series on January 19th, and will be visiting our class that day in Allen Building on Duke’s West Campus from to talk about her book Inventing Human Rights (which is our first reading assignment for the semester).

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It a great deal of attention when it was published in. African Studies American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education.'Every so often one comers across a gem of a book that is thought-provoking; this is one such volume its primary value lies in the manner in which it encourages the reader to think about changing perceptions of the world and its citizens this book was a prize winner in the North American Society for Social Philosophy's Awards it deserves to be read widely.'Cited by:   Sebald allows readers to learn what they can from this puzzle-like past and apply it their present perceptions of the changing world.

“Combustion is the hidden principle behind every artifact we create,” Sebald writes on page as he explains both the importance and danger of sophisticated civilizations’ dependence on machines and all.