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The Romani Voice in World Politics: The United Nations and Non-State Actors

The Romani Voice in World Politics: The United Nations and Non-State Actors

1st Edition

Ilona Klímová-Alexander
February 27, 2017

Ilona Klímová-Alexander brings Europe's largest transnational and most marginalized ethnic minority, the Roma (Gypsies), into the discourse of international relations. The book describes and analyzes the attempts of the Romani activists to gain voice in world politics by interacting with the...

Self-Determination and Collective Responsibility in the Secessionist Struggle

Self-Determination and Collective Responsibility in the Secessionist Struggle

1st Edition

Costas Laoutides
October 28, 2015

The often violent emergence of new independent states following the end of the Cold War generated discussion about the normative grounds of territorial separatism. A number of opposing approaches surfaced debating whether and under which circumstances there is a right for a community to secede from...

Transforming Law and Institution: Indigenous Peoples, the United Nations and Human Rights

Transforming Law and Institution: Indigenous Peoples, the United Nations and Human Rights

1st Edition

Rhiannon Morgan
December 28, 2011

In the past thirty or so years, discussions of the status and rights of indigenous peoples have come to the forefront of the United Nations human rights agenda. During this period, indigenous peoples have emerged as legitimate subjects of international law with rights to exist as distinct peoples....

Non-State Actor Dynamics in International Law: From Law-Takers to Law-Makers

Non-State Actor Dynamics in International Law: From Law-Takers to Law-Makers

1st Edition

Cedric Ryngaert, Math Noortmann
August 11, 2010

Non-state actors have always been treated with ambivalence in the works of international law. While their empirical existence is widely acknowledged and their impact and influence uncontested, non-state actors are still not in the centre of international legal research. The idea that non-state...

Making Corporate Social Responsibility a Global Concern: Norm Construction in a Globalizing World

Making Corporate Social Responsibility a Global Concern: Norm Construction in a Globalizing World

1st Edition

Lisbeth Segerlund
June 28, 2010

In recent decades, claims have increasingly been made on transnational corporations to take responsibility for the promotion and protection of human and labour rights in countries where they operate. This behavioural obligation results from the persistent advocacy of non-governmental organizations...

Partners in Peace: Discourses and Practices of Civil-Society Peacebuilding

Partners in Peace: Discourses and Practices of Civil-Society Peacebuilding

1st Edition

Mathijs van Leeuwen
November 28, 2009

How do international organizations support local peacebuilding? Do they really understand conflict? Partners in Peace challenges the global perceptions and assumptions of the roles played by civil society in peacebuilding and offers a radically new perspective on how international organizations can...

Civil Society and Nuclear Non-Proliferation: How do States Respond?

Civil Society and Nuclear Non-Proliferation: How do States Respond?

1st Edition

Claudia Kissling
May 20, 2008

Since the end of the Cold War, globalization has brought new actors to the political arena. One of those which has attracted considerable attention in academic research is civil society or NGOs. Claudia Kissling addresses the topic of civil society participation in the nuclear non-proliferation...

Closing or Widening the Gap?: Legitimacy and Democracy in Regional Integration Organizations

Closing or Widening the Gap?: Legitimacy and Democracy in Regional Integration Organizations

1st Edition

Andrea Ribeiro Hoffmann, Anna van der Vleuten
December 28, 2007

Combining normative analysis and theory-driven empirical research in a comparative framework, this volume clarifies and explains the connections between regional international governance, legitimacy and democracy. It focuses on the quality of democracy and the legitimacy of policy making in...

Choosing the Lesser Evil: Understanding Decision Making in Humanitarian Aid NGOs

Choosing the Lesser Evil: Understanding Decision Making in Humanitarian Aid NGOs

1st Edition

Liesbet Heyse
January 28, 2007

How do non-governmental humanitarian aid organizations initiate, terminate and extend their project activities? Humanitarian aid organizations regularly face difficult decisions about life and death in a context of serious time constraints which force them daily to select whom to help and whom not...

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