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dc.contributor.authorVigeant, Louise
dc.date.accessioned2008-08-20T20:03:42Z
dc.date.available2008-08-20T20:03:42Z
dc.date.issued2001-12
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10315/1378
dc.identifier.urihttp://www.yorku.ca/yciss/publications/OP70-Vigeant.pdf
dc.description.abstractGeorgia would seem to present a particularly difficult case for the universal adoption of the Ottawa Convention. The focus of this paper will be to provide a specific strategy to encourage Georgia’s signing of the Treaty. The key to convincing Georgia to participate in the worldwide movement, is to focus on the Treaty’s utility as a mechanism for democracy-building. The country has shown an intense interest in being recognised as a democracy. Reinterpreting the Treaty as a step towards this goal may provide the needed impetus to have the Georgian government finally sign the document. I will use a proceduralist interpretation of the role of law in a nation to buttress my claim that signing the Ottawa Convention shows not only a commitment to human rights, but also to democracy.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherYCISSen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesOccasional Paperen
dc.relation.ispartofseries70en
dc.rights.urihttp://www.yorku.ca/yciss/
dc.subjectSpecial Character of the Treaty to Ban Landminesen
dc.subjectproceduralismen
dc.titleDemocracy Building in Georgia: The Case for the Ottawa Conventionen
dc.typeOtheren


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