Monthly Archives: October 2015

International Law as Coordinating Mechanism to Reduce Massive Rights Violations?

Today’s Conflict Consortium Virtual Workshop paper, “How does Human Rights Law Work? Institutions, Norms and Focal Factors” by Tiberiu Dragu & Yonatan Lupu, suggest a third mechanism by which international human rights law reduces violations.¬†The first two mechanisms–sanctions (aka the … Continue reading

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Trading Territory for Security & Economic Well Being? To the Survey Experiment, Israel Stylee!

In yesterday’s Conflict Consortium Virtual Workshop Stacie Goddard, Alan Dafoe, Jakana Thomas, Alex Braithwaite and I discussed¬† Devorah Manekin‘s working paper “Symbolism or Materialism? A Public Opinion Approach to Territorial Conflict,” (co-authored with Guy Grossman and Tamar Mitts). Manekin, Grossman … Continue reading

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