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What Good Condition?

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Book Series: Aboriginal History Monograph ISBN: 9781920942915 Year: DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_459769 Language: English
Publisher: ANU Press
Subject: Anthropology
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What Good Condition? collects edited papers, initially delivered at the Treaty Advancing Reconciliation conference, on the proposal for a treaty between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians, a proposal which has been discussed and dissected for nearly 30 years. Featuring contributions from prominent Aboriginal community leaders, legal experts and academics, this capacious work provides an overview of the context and legacy of the residue of treaty proposals and negotiations in past decades; a consideration of the implications of treaty in an Indigenous, national and international context; and, finally, some reflections on regional aspirations and achievements.

Performances of Peace: Utrecht 1713

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ISBN: 9789004304772 9789004304789 Year: Pages: 304 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_613346 Language: English
Publisher: Brill
Subject: History
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Performances of Peace: Utrecht 1713 aims to rethink the significance of the Peace of Utrecht (1713) by exploring the nexus between culture and politics. This book is available in Open Access.

ANZUS and the Early Cold War: Strategy and Diplomacy Between Australia, New Zealand and the United States, 1945-1956

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ISBN: 9781783744947 9781783744961 Year: Volume: 218 Pages: 218 DOI: https://doi.org/10.11647/OBP.0141 Language: English
Publisher: Open Book Publishers
Subject: History
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The ANZUS Alliance was a defence arrangement between Australia, New Zealand and the United States that shaped international policy in the aftermath of the Second World War and the early stages of the Cold War. Forged by influential individuals and impacting on global events including the Japanese Peace Treaty, the Korean War and the Suez Crisis, the ANZUS Alliance was a crucial factor in the seismic changes that took place in the second half of the twentieth century. In this compact and accessible study Andrew Kelly lays out the tensions that underpinned the formation of the Alliance, as each power sought to extract maximum influence and prestige, and examines how the ANZUS powers worked together (or failed to do so) when responding to massive global events including the rise of the People’s Republic of China and the waning of the British Empire. Kelly comprehensively explores the reasons why Australia and New Zealand disagreed so regularly about mutual security issues, how US global leadership shaped ANZUS, and the British impact on the trilateral relationship, and outlines how these issues set the foundations for today’s world order. ANZUS and the Early Cold War is essential reading for historians of Australian, New Zealand and American international relations in the twentieth century. Its concise format and readable style will also appeal to general readers interested in the history and foreign policies of these nations, and to anyone who wants to know more about the individual and geopolitical tensions that beset any major alliance.

Europäisches Strafrecht post-Lissabon

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Book Series: Göttinger Studien zu den Kriminalwissenschaften ISBN: 9783863950217 Year: Pages: 145 DOI: 10.17875/gup2011-131 Language: German
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Subject: Law
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This volume deals with the future of European criminal law under the Lisbon Treaty. The contributions assess the risks and prospects of the progressing European integration with a special focus on the enlarged competences of the EU in the field of criminal law.

Tratado de los contratos

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Book Series: Historia del Derecho ISSN: 2255-5137 ISBN: 9788491483656 Year: Volume: 53 Pages: 171 Language: Spanish
Publisher: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Figuerola Institute of Social Science History
Subject: History --- Law
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This book contains the Treatise of contracts of the Provençal Franciscan Pierre de Jean Olivi (1248-1298), in an annotated translation into Spanish by Pedro Ramis-Serra and Rafael Ramis-Barceló, author of a comprehensive preliminary study that revises the historical, legal and institutional background of Olivi, as well as an analysis of the reception of the profile and works by Olivi during the Modern Era. The Treatise of Contracts was the first great Theological-Legal-Economical Treatise on the matter, and it opened a path which, eventually and in the Modern era, was especially fruitful for theologians, jurists and canonists.-----Este libro contiene el Tratado de los contratos del franciscano provenzal Pierre de Jean Olivi (1248-1298), en traducción anotada al español de Pedro Ramis Serra y Rafael Ramis Barceló, autor éste de un amplio estudio preliminar que explica el marco histórico, jurídico e institucional de Olivi, así como un análisis de la recepción de la figura y obra de Olivi en la Modernidad. El Tratado de los contratos fue primer gran tratado teológico-jurídico-económico sobre la materia, y abrió un camino que, a la postre y en la época moderna, fue especialmente fecundo tanto para teólogos, como para legistas y canonistas.

The First Century of the International Joint Commission

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Book Series: Canadian History and Environment ISSN: 1925-3710 ISBN: 9781773851082 Year: Pages: 488 Language: English
Publisher: University of Calgary Press
Subject: Social Sciences --- Hydraulic Engineering --- Environmental Sciences
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An essential introduction to, and overview of, the International Joint Commission and Canada-U.S. water relationships.The International Joint Commission oversees and protects the shared waters of Canada and the United States. Created by the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909, it is one of the world’s oldest international environmental bodies. A pioneering piece of transborder water governance, the IJC has been integral to the modern Canada-United States relationship.This is the definitive history of the International Joint Commission. Separating myth from reality and uncovering the historical evolution of the IJC from its inception to its present, this collection features an impressive interdisciplinary group of scholars and practitioners. Examining the many aspects of border waters from east to west The First Century of the International Joint Commission traces the three major periods of the IJC, detailing its early focus on water flow, its middle period of growth and increasing politicization, and its modern emphasis on ecosystems.Informative, detailed, and fascinating, The First Century of the International Joint Commission is essential reading for academics, contemporary policy makers, governments, and all those interested in sustainability, climate change, pollution, and resiliency along the Canada-US Border.

The Legal Effects of EU Agreements

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Book Series: Oxford Studies in European Law ISBN: 9780199606610 Year: Pages: 399 DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606610.001.0001 Language: English
Publisher: Oxford University Press Grant: OAPEN-UK
Subject: Law --- Political Science
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Examining the legal effects of EU concluded treaties, this book provides an analysis of this increasingly important and rapidly growing area of EU law. The EU has concluded more than 1,000 treaties including recently its first human rights treaty (the UN Rights of Persons with Disability Convention). These agreements are regularly invoked in litigation in the Courts of the member states and before the EU courts in Luxembourg but their ramifications for the EU legal order and that of the member states remains underexplored. Through analysis of over 300 cases, the book finds evidence of a twin-track approach whereby the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) adopts a maximalist approach to Treaty enforcement, where EU agreements are invoked in challenges to member state level action whilst largely insulating EU action from meaningful review vis-à-vis agreements. The book also reveals novel findings regarding the use of EU agreements in EU level litigation including: the types and which specific EU agreements (including the types of provisions) have arisen in litigation; the nature of the proceedings (preliminary rulings or direct actions) and the number of occasions in which they have been addressed in challenges to member state or EU action and the outcomes; who has been litigating (individuals, institutions, or member states) and which domestic courts have been referring questions to the CJEU. The significance of the judicial developments in this area are situated within the context of the domestic constitutional ramifications for member state legal orders thus revealing a neglected dimension in the constitutionalization debates, which traditionally emphasized the ramifications of internal EU law for the domestic constitutional order without expressly accommodating the constitutional significance of this external category of EU law nor the different challenges that this poses domestically.

Peace Through Law

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Book Series: Studies of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law ISBN: 9783845299167 Year: Volume: 16 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5771/9783845299167 Language: English
Publisher: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
Subject: Law
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With the benefit of hindsight, presenting the Treaty of Versailles as an example of ‘peace through law’ might seem like a provocation. And yet, the extreme variety and innovativeness of international procedural and substantial ‘experiments’ attempted as a result of the Treaty of Versailles and the other Paris Peace Treaties of 1919–1920 remain striking even today. While many of these ‘experiments’ had a lasting impact on international law and dispute settlement after the Second World War, and considerably broadened the very idea of ‘peace through law’, they have often disappeared from collective memories.Relying on both legal and historical research, this book provides a global overview of how the Paris Peace Treaties impacted on dispute resolution in the interwar period, both substantially and procedurally. The book’s accounts of several all-but-forgotten international tribunals and their case law include references to archival records and photographic illustrations.

Canadian Federalism and Treaty Powers

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Book Series: Diversitas ISBN: 9782807617889 Year: Pages: 305 DOI: 10.3726/b17893 Language: English
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
Subject: Law --- Political Science
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With the increased mobility and interdependence brought on by globalisation, governments can no longer deal effectively with what were traditionally regarded as «domestic issues» unless they cooperate among themselves. International law may once have been a sort of inter-state law concerned mostly with relations between states, but it now looks increasingly inside state borders and has become, to a large degree, a trans-governmental law. While this creates significant challenges even for highly-unified «nation-states», the challenges are even greater for federations in which powers have been divided up between the central government and federated states. What roles should central governments and federated states play in creating and implementing this new form of governance? Using the Canadian federation as its starting point, this case study illustrates a range of factors to be considered in the appropriate distribution of treaty powers within a federation. Professor Cyr also shows how – because it has no specific provisions dealing with the distribution of treaty powers – the Canadian constitution has «organically» developed a tight-knit set of rules and principles responding to these distributional factors. This book is therefore both about the role of federated states in the current world order and an illustration of how organic constitutionalism works.

A Corpus-Based Analysis of the Terminology of the European Union’s Development Cooperation Policy

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Book Series: Forschungsergebnisse der Wirtschaftsuniversitaet Wien ISBN: 9783631599839 Year: Pages: 310 DOI: 10.3726/b13894 Language: English
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
Subject: Linguistics
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The objective of this study is to provide an account of the terminology the European Union has created and used with regard to its development cooperation policy since the Treaty of Rome was signed in 1957. For this purpose, a terminological analysis has been conducted, based on a corpus of texts produced by the EU in this domain. A corpus-based approach to terminology has been chosen as it opens up the possibility to gather both conceptual and linguistic as well as usage information about the terminological units. Moreover, it allows the study of terms in the context of communicative situations and enables the analysis of concordances that can be used to reveal possible ideological aspects of the terminology involved. The book not only provides a detailed and comprehensive report on the status quo of the EU’s terminology in this field. It also reflects the evolution of its terminology since the establishment of a common European development cooperation policy and thus against the background of an ever-changing socio-economic and political situation. The findings are meant to contribute to a better knowledge and understanding of European development cooperation policy as well as to help improve communication between professionals in European and national bodies.

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