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Routledge Research in International Law

The series offers a space for new and emerging scholars of international law to publish original arguments, as well as presenting alternative perspectives from more established names in international legal research. Works cover both the theory and practice of international law, presenting innovative analyses of the nature and state of international law itself as well as more specific studies within particular disciplines. The series will explore topics such as the changes to the international legal order, the processes of law-making and law-enforcement, as well as the range of actors in public international law. The books will take a variety of different methodological approaches to the subject including interdisciplinary, critical legal studies, feminist, and Third World approaches, as well as the sociology of international law. Looking at the past, present and future of international law the series reflects the current vitality and diversity of international legal scholarship.

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1-10 of 34 results in Routledge Research in International Law
  1. The International Criminal Court in Search of its Purpose and Identity

    Edited by Triestino Mariniello

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) is the first permanent international criminal tribunal, which has jurisdiction over the most serious crimes of concern to the international community as a whole: genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and crime of aggression. This book critically...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Changing Role of Nationality in International Law

    Edited by Serena Forlati, Alessandra Annoni

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    The book explores the current role of nationality from the point of view of international law, reassessing the validity of the ‘classical’, state-centered, approach to nationality in light of the ‘new’ role the human being is gradually acquiring within the international legal order. In this...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Technology and the Law on the Use of Force

    New Security Challenges in the Twenty-First Century

    By Jackson Maogoto

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    As governmental and non-governmental operations become progressively supported by vast automated systems and electronic data flows, attacks of government information infrastructure, operations and processes pose a serious threat to economic and military interests. In 2007 Estonia suffered a month...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Cuban Embargo under International Law

    El Bloqueo

    By Nigel D. White

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    The United States embargo against Cuba was imposed over fifty years ago initially as a response to the new revolutionary government's seizure of US properties, which was viewed by the US as a violation of international law. However, while sanctions can be legitimate means of enforcing established...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Reforming the UN Security Council Membership

    The illusion of representativeness

    By Sabine Hassler

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    This book comprehensively examines the different proposals put forward for reforming the UN Security Council by analysing their objectives and exploring whether the implementation of these proposals would actually create a representative and more effective Security Council. The book places the...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Threats of Force

    International Law and Strategy

    By Francis Grimal

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    Despite recent attempts by scholars to examine the absolute prohibition of threats of force under Article 2(4) of the UN Charter, threats remain a largely un-chartered area in international law when compared with actual uses of force. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach and utilising strategic...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Incitement in International Law

    By Wibke K. Timmermann

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    This book offers a comprehensive study of incitement in its various forms in international law. It discusses the status of incitement to hatred in human rights law and examines its harms and dangers as well as the impact of a prohibition on freedom of speech. The book additionally presents a...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Justice for Victims before the International Criminal Court

    By Luke Moffett

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    Many prosecutors and commentators have praised the victim provisions at the International Criminal Court (ICC) as 'justice for victims', which for the first time include participation, protection and reparations. This book critically examines the role of victims in international criminal justice,...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Asian Approaches to International Law and the Legacy of Colonialism

    The Law of the Sea, Territorial Disputes and International Dispute Settlement

    Edited by Jin-Hyun Paik, Seok-Woo Lee, Kevin Y. L. Tan

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    The chapters in this volume address international legal issues impacted by the legacy of the Asian region’s historical experience with colonialism and its current standing in the international system. This volume provides a perspective on these issues from Asian legal scholars who have embarked on...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Changing Nature of Customary International Law

    Methods of Interpreting the Concept of Custom in International Criminal Tribunals

    By Noora Arajärvi

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    This book examines the evolution of customary international law (CIL) as a source of international law. Using the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) as a key case study, the book explores the importance of CIL in the development of international criminal law and...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge