Building Disputes in UK Law

  • The Laws of Foreign Buildings: Flat Roofs and Minarets
    • Nbr. 19-4, December 2010
    • Social & Legal Studies
    This article looks at how building codes and zoning laws mediate the relationship between foreign building types and their uses. The article is based on insights from actor-network theory and analy...
    ...... of Zu ¨ rich, Switzerland Abstract This article looks at how building codes and zoning laws mediate the relationship between foreign building ...The second is contemporary: it looks at the disputes about the right of Muslims to add minarets to prayer spaces that ......
  • The Strategic Struggle for Patronage
    • Nbr. 19-1, January 2007
    • Journal of Theoretical Politics
    Latin American parties have been regularly plagued by factional disputes. Such rivalries are puzzling given the traditional importance of state largesse for building...
    ...... Latin American parties have been regularly plagued by factional disputes. Such riv al- ries are puzzling given the traditional importance of state largesse for building sup- port; in most countries patronage has kept politicians loyal and ......
  • The international mediation of power-sharing settlements
    • Nbr. 53-4, December 2018
    • Cooperation and Conflict
    Power sharing is largely accepted among scholars and policy-makers as a potentially effective mechanism for building peace in the aftermath of violent ethnic conflicts and self-determination disput...
    ...... and policy-makers as a potentially effective mechanism for building peace in the aftermath of violent ethnic conflicts and self-determination disputes. Although the operation of power sharing may be prone to ongoing ......
  • Polarisation, accountability, and interstate conflict
    • Nbr. 23-1, February 2021
    • British Journal of Politics and International Relations
    Voters constrain democratic leaders’ foreign policy decisions. Yet, studies show that elite polarisation restricts the choices available to voters, limiting their ability to punish or reward incumb...
    ......Building on a comparative elections and accountability perspective, we hypothesise ... are more likely to be involved in the initiation of inter-state disputes, resulting disputes will be more likely to result in prolonged conflict, ......
  • Territorial disputes and individual willingness to fight
    • Nbr. 57-3, May 2020
    • Journal of Peace Research
    Extant scholarship establishes that territorial issues are more likely than other types of issues to lead to militarized interstate disputes and war. One key premise is that a strong attachment to ...
    ......My analysis reveals that respondents are more willing to fight for their country when their countries experience territorial claims. Building on the contentious issues approach, I further demonstrate the importance of issue salience and issue context in the relationship between territorial ......
  • Human Rights Rogues in Interstate Disputes, 1980–2001
    • Nbr. 43-2, March 2006
    • Journal of Peace Research
    Rogue states have typically been characterized as those states that consistently violate accepted international norms of behavior. While US foreign policymakers and ...
    ......Building on G altung’s concept of structural violence and feminist insights concerning the interconnectedness of violence at all levels of human society, ......
  • A transatlantic comparison on poultry disputes with China. A case study of murky protectionism
    • Nbr. 3-2, June 2010
    • Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies
    • 169-184
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to conduct a comparative study on the transatlantic similarities and dissimilarities in the USA's and the EU's poultry trade disputes with China, as a case stu...
    ......In sho rt, thelessons learnt from this comparative case study is that unilateral capacity building might be the onlyconcrete thing Chinese exporters and authorities can do at present stage under the current WTO legalframework, amid the tidal wave ......
  • The Political Psychology of `Peace through Democratization'
    • Nbr. 30-1, March 1995
    • Cooperation and Conflict
    Many scholars and policy-makers have pinned their hopes on the expectation that in the post-Cold War world peace will be preserved if the diffusion of democracy continues. This hope is grounded on ...
  • Habits of peace: Long-term regional cooperation in Southeast Asia
    • Nbr. 23-4, December 2017
    • European Journal of International Relations
    The nation-states that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations are widely described to be peaceful in their relations with each other, so much so that scholars have referred to the Assoc...
    ...... it is true that war eludes the region, interstate militarized disputes remain a persistent feature. How can we account for the absence of war ... on regional crisis response, which makes possible community building and maintenance alongside considerable levels of interstate violence. I ......
  • Does the WTO exacerbate international conflict?
    • Nbr. 58-5, September 2021
    • Journal of Peace Research
    As one component of its mission to reduce trade barriers and encourage the liberalization of international commerce, the World Trade Organization provides states with a forum in which they can rais...
    ...... policies as instruments of structural linkage in resolving disputes. Second, it deprives its members of powerful economic tools that could be ...We conclude that institution building requires caution and attention to the possibility of unintended ......
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