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Territory, Territoriality, And The Resolution Of Jurisdictional Conflict, Hannah L. Buxbaum Jan 2009

Territory, Territoriality, And The Resolution Of Jurisdictional Conflict, Hannah L. Buxbaum

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Eastphalia Rising?: Asian Influence And The Fate Of Human Security, David P. Fidler, Sung Won Kim, Sumit Ganguly Jan 2009

Eastphalia Rising?: Asian Influence And The Fate Of Human Security, David P. Fidler, Sung Won Kim, Sumit Ganguly

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The Human Rights Potential Of Sovereign Wealth Funds, Christiana Ochoa, Patrick Keenan Jan 2009

The Human Rights Potential Of Sovereign Wealth Funds, Christiana Ochoa, Patrick Keenan

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In April, 2008, World Bank president, Robert Zoellick, called for sovereign wealth funds to invest one percent of their capital in Africa. The result will be the International Finance Corporation's Sovereign Funds Initiative and is an attempt to nurture the potential of sovereign wealth funds to contribute to economic development and improved well-being in a number of countries in Africa and elsewhere. This article explores the actual potential of the Sovereign Funds Initiative to realize its desired goals. After exploring and demonstrating the disappointing effects of natural resource wealth, development aid and foreign direct investment on some developing countries ...


The Future Of Corporate Accountability For Violations Of Human Rights, Christiana Ochoa Jan 2009

The Future Of Corporate Accountability For Violations Of Human Rights, Christiana Ochoa

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After The Revolution: Global Health Politics In A Time Of Economic Crisis And Threatening Future Trends, David P. Fidler Jan 2009

After The Revolution: Global Health Politics In A Time Of Economic Crisis And Threatening Future Trends, David P. Fidler

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In 2008, global health’s political revolution, which unfolded over the preceding 10-15 years, ended when four global crises damaged global health and altered the political, diplomatic, and governance contexts in which global health activities operate. The climate change, energy, food, and economic crises revealed limitations in global health’s ability to shape large-scale political, economic, and environmental problems that adversely affect health or harm underlying determinants of health. In addition, projected trends in world affairs potentially threaten health and the ability of countries to craft effective collective action responses to global problems damaging health directly and indirectly. In the ...


Reclaiming International Law From Extraterritoriality, Austen L. Parrish Jan 2009

Reclaiming International Law From Extraterritoriality, Austen L. Parrish

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A fierce debate ensues among leading international law theorists that implicates the role of national courts in solving global challenges. On the one side are scholars who are critical of international law and its institutions. These scholars, often referred to as Sovereigntists, see international law as a threat to democratic sovereignty. On the other side are scholars who support international law as a key means of promoting human and environmental rights, as well as global peace and stability. These scholars are the 'new' Internationalists because they see non-traditional, non-state actors as appropriately enforcing international law at the sub-state level. The ...