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Richard Barnes

are at the heart of debates about meeting the world’s energy demands, and that international law of the sea is at the heart of debates about how such demands are met and balanced against other ocean uses. Much of this debate is framed in terms of energy sovereignty, which raises questions about the

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Mark G. Brett

At the centre of the extended conversations between Deuteronomistic and priestly traditions is a debate about the nature of the divine sovereignty under which Israel lives out her life. To adopt a technical term from the social sciences, we might conceive of these two streams of tradition as

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Sovereignty and the Constitution

The Development of Pakistan’s Grundnorm

Yaqoob Khan Bangash

March 1949, which has often been referred to as the Grundnorm of the constitution, and which still forms part of the current (1973) constitution as Article 2A. 6 This article examines the concept of sovereignty in the or , as without a clear elucidation of sovereignty there can be no rule of law

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Roman Kwiecień

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2011 DOI: 10.1163/187197311X552901 International Community Law Review 13 (2011) 23–41 I NTERNATIONAL C OMMUNITY L AW R EVIEW brill.nl/iclr Sir Hersch Lauterpacht’s Idea of State Sovereignty – Is It Still Alive? Roman Kwiecień * Associate Professor, Department of

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David Scott

Normative Conditions of the International Present What is conceptually required for critically thinking through the problem of sovereignty in the contemporary Third World? What concepts and ideas call for reconsideration and perhaps revision? What strategies, both of deconstruction and

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Nachman Alexander

maṣlaḥa’s use until the 20th century. Khomeini’s writings on Islamic government and sovereignty transformed maṣlaḥa into a juridical tool which could be used to circumvent or suspend the very law it is meant to uphold—the sharī‘a—in order to promote the common good. 10 Until the establishment of the

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Nicholas Chan

environmental protection. Small islands have traditionally been portrayed as weak states, lacking elements of positive sovereignty. Through rethinking their own smallness as instead being large ocean states, however, these states are engaged in constructing a new sovereignty bargain, echoing earlier arguments

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Nicola Piper, Stefan Rother and Jürgen Rüland

Introduction Southeast Asia is a region where governments place particularly high importance on norms of state sovereignty and non-interference, and mobility is often seen as a challenge, if not a threat, to these norms, as we have discussed in the introduction to this Special Issue

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Anver M. Emon

course, this begs the question: pluralism of what? It is in answering that question that this article focuses on the issue of sovereignty in Islamic legal history. Sovereignty offers an important departure point for the study of Islamic legal history in the context of governance and constitutionalism

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Veronika Bílková

. 3 What however made the measures adopted by the new Soviet regime unique, was the rejection not only of concrete titles to private property but of the concept of private property as such. By denying that property, as owned by individuals, is to be protected regardless of who exercises sovereignty