Search for dissertations about: "history of international law"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words history of international law.

  1. 1. Impartial or Uninvolved? : The Anatomy of 20th Century Doctrine on the Law of Neutrality

    Author : Pål Wrange; Ove Bring; Stephen Neff; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; neutrality; law of neutrality; collective security; international legal doctrine; history of international law; conceptual history; international legal theory; International law; Folkrätt; folkrätt; Public International Law;

    Abstract : This work focuses on neutrality as a discourse in the 20th century. I have looked at a number of doctrinal texts and read them both as legal arguments and as texts with philosophical and political implications. Therefore, this is a piece of intellectual (or conceptual) history in international law. READ MORE

  2. 2. The emergence of routine enforcement of international investment law : Effects on investment protection and development

    Author : Love Rönnelid; Iain Cameron; Steffen Hindelang; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Investment law; enforcement; foreign direct investment FDI ; power; investment insurance; bilateral investment treaties BITs ; World Trade Organisation WTO ; Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency MIGA ; International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes ICSID ; development; developmental state; regulatory space; development strategies; law and development; New York Convention; Aron Broches; Ibrahim Shihata; Wilhelm Röpke; Friedrich Hayek; rule of law; good governance; Public International Law; Folkrätt;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores how the enforcement of international investment law became so powerful. It does so by tracing the different legal developments that have enabled the strength of the present regime. In this respect, the two aims of providing investment protection and that of fostering economic development are examined. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Life and Times of Targeted Killing

    Author : Markus Gunneflo; Juridiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Targeted killing; assassination; international law; constitutional law; human rights; law of armed conflict; law of occupation; history; politics; Roberto Esposito; Walter Benjamin; Carl Schmitt; sovereignty; community; immunity;

    Abstract : Against the background of the ongoing shift in the perception of the legality and legitimacy of extraterritorial lethal force in counterterrorism, this thesis analyses the emergence of so-called “targeted killing” in the history of Israel and the US, as well as in international law. It finds that the relationship between targeted killing and law, particularly international law, is not a straightforward case of more or less determinate and legally binding norms being applied to state measures adopted in situations of insecurity (in this case, those of the second Intifada and 9/11) but rather one of a much longer and mutually productive relationship. READ MORE

  4. 4. Themis v. Xiezhi: Assessing Judicial Independence in the People's Republic of China under International Human Rights Law

    Author : Jonas Grimheden; Raoul Wallenberg institutet för mänskliga rättigheter och humanitär rätt; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; China; judicial jndependence; international law; comparative law; independence of the judiciary; mänskliga rättigheter; human rights; Chinese law; law; judicial Reform; komparativ rätt;

    Abstract : The first of three parts in this study elaborates on international human rights law and drawing on the most essential international instruments and jurisprudence, the criteria constituting judicial independence are distilled as a framework for assessment. The point of departure is that judicial independence is a necessary guarantee for the enjoyment of human rights rather than a privilege of judges. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Negotiable Child : The ILO Child Labour Campaign 1919-1973

    Author : Marianne Dahlén; Rolf Nygren; Mats Kumlien; Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark; Per Nilsén; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Legal history; child labour; childhood history; childhood studies; labour law; children s rights; children and work; minimum age; International Labour Organisation; international labour law; ILO minimum age campaign; ILO; Rättshistoria; LAW JURISPRUDENCE; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK; Rättshistoria; Legal History and Sociology of Law;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the Conventions and Recommendations to regulate the minimum age for admission to employment between the years 1919 and 1973 – the ILO minimum age campaign. The adoption process has been studied in its chronological and historical context. READ MORE