Search for dissertations about: "law of the sea"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the words law of the sea.

  1. 1. International Law and the Rescue of Refugees at Sea

    Author : Martin Ratcovich; Said Mahmoudi; Marie Jacobsson; Natalie Klein; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; law of the sea; maritime law; refugee law; human rights; migration; asylum; law enforcement; smuggling; refugees; migrants; boat people; rescue; non-refoulement; legal theory; interpretation of treaties; systemic integration; Public International Law; folkrätt;

    Abstract : International law provides a duty to rescue everyone in distress at sea. Rescue at sea often entails recovering survivors and bringing them on board ships or other rescue units. While their subsequent delivery and disembarkation may not always be controversial, they frequently are if those assisted are refugees and migrants. READ MORE

  2. 2. The social contingency of law : Studies of social control during foreclosure in Sweden

    Author : Mikael Lundholm; Måns Svensson; Matthew Lindquist; Bengt Larsson; Rättssociologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; borrower; compensation; debt collection; debtor; Donald Black; expert interviews; foreclosure; law; lender; mortgage; negotiation; register data; relational distance; social control responses; social structure; socio-economic heterogeneity; socio-economic status; sociology of law; Sweden; Swedish Enforcement Authority; borrower; compensation; debt collection; debtor; Donald Black; expert interviews; foreclosure; law; lender; mortgage; negotiation; register data; relational distance; social control responses; social structure; socio-economic heterogeneity; socio-economic status; sociology of law; Sweden; Swedish Enforcement Authority;

    Abstract : Summary: This thesis empirically investigates how law and other social control responses during foreclosure in Sweden are contingent upon differences in social status. The thesis draws upon American sociologist Donald Black’s theoretical framework on social control to explain this social contingency. READ MORE

  3. 3. Transboundary Law for Social-Ecological Resilience? : A Study on Eutrophication in the Baltic Sea Area

    Author : Brita Bohman; Jonas Ebbesson; Lena Gipperth; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; transboundary pollution control; transboundary law; eutrophication; social-ecological resilience; ecosystem approach; environmental law; environmental governance; the Baltic Sea; ocean governance; miljörätt; Environmental Law;

    Abstract : This dissertation evaluates the role and effectiveness of law in the transboundary environmental governance of the Baltic Sea with regard to eutrophication. To this end, it reviews the applicable international agreements with their related instruments, as well as the EU legal frameworks, for the protection of the Baltic Sea environment on the basis of theories on resilience in social-ecological systems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Interaction and Delimitation of International Legal Orders

    Author : Maria Fogdestam Agius; Iain Cameron; Inger Österdahl; Geir Ulfstein; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fragmentation of international law; self-contained regimes; international legal orders; international courts and tribunals; regime interaction; WTO law; EU law; law of the sea; environmental law; Public International Law; Folkrätt;

    Abstract : This dissertation concerns developments in international law which are occurring as a result of a coexistence of different regimes for adjudication.  It traces the processes through which a treaty regime may develop into an autonomous legal order and considers the formation of relationships between international tribunals operating in regime contexts that embed certain values, political ideals and structural biases. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bioprospecting and deep-sea genetic resources in a fragmenting international law

    Author : Niels Krabbe; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; public international law; law of the sea; international environmental law; WTO law; bioprospecting; biotechnology; genetic resources; deep-sea; biological diversity; areas beyond national jurisdiction; fragmentation; treaty interpretation; norm conflict; regimes; commons; conflict clauses;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates if public international law manages to function as a coherent system in the case of deep-sea bioprospecting, where rules in three regimes provide seemingly inconsistent obligations for states. Based on an investigation of the development of bioprospecting and patenting of deep-sea genetic resources, the study explores how rules in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the World Trade Organization Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (WTO TRIPS) apply to such activities. READ MORE