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Emergencies in Public Law: The Legal Politics of Containment
Introduction Part I. Theories of Containment: 1. An introduction to the background theoretical problem: the paradox and its paradigmatic solutions 2. The legacy of the models in the legal politics ofExpand
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The Legal Politics of Jurisdiction: Understanding ASEAN's Role in Myanmar's Disaster, Cyclone Nargis (2008)
  • Karin Loevy
  • Political Science
  • Asian Journal of International Law
  • 16 May 2014
This paper exposes the limited perspective that we have over the problem of jurisdiction in emergencies. In the classic theory of emergency powers, sovereign control over borders is assumed, andExpand
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Reinventing a Region (1915–22): Visions of the Middle East in Legal and Diplomatic Texts Leading to the Palestine Mandate
  • Karin Loevy
  • Political Science
  • Israel Law Review
  • 21 October 2016
The article traces a set of regional images in international legal and diplomatic documents leading to the establishment of the Palestine Mandate (1915–22). The analysis suggests that at thatExpand
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The Sykes-Picot Agreement’s Regional Moment: Drawing Lines of Development in a New and Open Space
What was the geopolitical scale of the Sykes-Picot agreement (May 1916)? What did the British and French mid-level officials who drew lines on its maps imagine as the territorial scope of theirExpand
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Consequences of Containment
Practices of Containment
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