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Global Governance  

Roberto Domínguez and Rafael Velázquez Flores

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Jul 2018
The goal of this article is to provide an overview of the literature on global governance, key elements for understanding its conceptualization, and a gateway to capture its ... More

Comparative Immigration Policy  

Jeannette Money

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The research on comparative immigration policy is relatively recent, with the earliest dealing with significant immigrant inflows into Western Europe after World War II. Because of the ... More

International Law and International Relations  

Robert J. Beck

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
International Law (IL) is the set of rules generally regarded and accepted as binding in relations between states and between nations. It serves as a framework for the practice of stable ... More

The Law of Genocide  

Robert Weiner

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Genocide is described as the most extreme form of crime against humanity; Winston Churchill even called it the “crime with no name.” The word “genocide” was coined by Raphael Lemkin, a ... More

The Politics of Controlling Immigration  

James F. Hollifield

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Migration is linked to various dimensions of politics: the procedural or distributional dimension (who gets what, when, and how), the legal or statist dimension (which involves issues of ... More

Treaty Law: New Trends  

Bruce Cronin

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Treaties are agreements between sovereign states, and occasionally between states and international organizations. Treaties can include conventions, covenants, charters, and statutes, all ... More

Developing Countries and International Law  

Shirley V. Scott and Orli Zahava

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The most fundamental characteristic of a developing state is that its income, usually calculated as gross national product (GNP) per capita, is relatively low in comparison with that of an ... More

Humanitarian Intervention and International Security  

Taylor B. Seybolt

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Humanitarian intervention is the use of military intervention in a state to achieve socioeconomic objectives, such as keeping people alive and communities functioning by providing basic ... More

Intellectual Property Regulation under International Law  

Marlaine White

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The creation of the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights Agreement (TRIPs) in the mid-1990s altered the regulation of intellectual property under international law. Prior ... More

Intergovernmental Organizations and International Governance of Migration and Ethnic Politics  

Michael Johns

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
An intergovernmental organization, or international organization (IO), is an organization composed primarily of sovereign states (referred to as member states), or of other ... More

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