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Eleanor Doig

and schools will vanish with them’. 8 The possibilities and obstacles international law features to preserve the sovereignty of island states must now be considered. In the past, it may have been possible to avoid the discussion about vanishing states, altogether by mitigation of climate

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Edgar Straehle

authority and sovereignty. In addition, I argue that her interpretation of Hobbes can help shed light on the reception and Wirkungsgeschichte of the English thinker. First of all, however, it is important to note that strictly speaking Arendt did not provide a single interpretation of Hobbes’ philosophy

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Attila Tanzi

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI: 10.1163/187197310X498570 International Community Law Review 12 (2010) 145–169 I NTERNATIONAL C OMMUNITY L AW R EVIEW brill.nl/iclr Remarks on Sovereignty in the Evolving Constitutional Features of the International Community Attila Tanzi * Professor of

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Eva Piirimäe

The concepts of sovereignty, self-determination, and human rights are staple analytical and normative tools of contemporary international thought. 1 The key documents outlining the doctrine of Responsibility to Protect ( R2P ) 2 also invoke all these three concepts. Of the three, self

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Alice M. Nah

Introduction 1 In order to understand the nature and impact of economic globalisation on the exercise of sovereignty, social theorists have focused on neoliberalism as a political rationality and technique of administration that transforms state-subject relations. Drawing upon

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Brad Hinshelwood

’s theory of sovereignty. Offering a theory of private punishment required Grotius to revise the traditional view that punitive authority was held exclusively by the state, as well as to explain how the state came to hold a right of punishment compatible with private rights to punish. Yet—at least at the

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Brad Hinshelwood

’s theory of sovereignty. Offering a theory of private punishment required Grotius to revise the traditional view that punitive authority was held exclusively by the state, as well as to explain how the state came to hold a right of punishment compatible with private rights to punish. Yet—at least at the

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Sabine Dullin and Etienne Forestier-Peyrat

1 Flexible Sovereignties of the Revolutionary State “We now suggest to enable Union republics to establish direct diplomatic relations with foreign states and sign treaties with them”, Soviet People’s Commissar for Foreign Affairs Vjacheslav Molotov solemnly announced at the end of January

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Shirley V. Scott and Roberta C. Andrade

within which to locate the intersection of new and existing normative structures, the default may be to accept the rhetoric of agents involved in the normative contestation. Whether arguing that sovereignty had already changed, that it would change as a result of R 2 P , or that it did not need to

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Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark

1 Theoretical Starting Points: War, Peace and Territorial Sovereignty International and constitutional law as they stand today build upon the idea of the nation state and of co-existing “sovereign” states which meet and agree about issues of peace and war. 1 The societal and