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New and Published Books

  1. Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect

    The Power of Norms and the Norms of the Powerful

    By Theresa Reinold

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book explores how the bedrock institution of today’s global order – sovereignty – is undergoing transformation as a result of complex interactions between power and norms, between politics and international law. This book analyses a series of controversial military interventions into the...

    Published November 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Governing Transboundary Waters

    Canada, the United States, and Indigenous communities

    By Emma S. Norman

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    With almost the entire world’s water basins crossing political borders of some kind, understanding how to cooperate with one’s neighbor is of global relevance. For Indigenous communities, whose traditional homelands may predate and challenge the current borders, and whose relationship to water...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Concept of Military Objectives in International Law and Targeting Practice

    By Agnieszka Jachec-Neale

    Series: Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

    The concept that certain objects and persons may be legitimately attacked during armed conflicts has been well recognised and developed through the history of warfare. This book explores the relationship between international law and targeting practice in determining whether an object is a lawful...

    Published October 29th 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. UN Emergency Peace Service and the Responsibility to Protect

    By Annie Herro

    Series: Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

    This book examines the attitudes of political, military and non-state actors towards the idea of a UN Emergency Peace Service, and the issues that might affect the establishment of this service in both theory and practice. The United Nations Emergency Peace Service (UNEPS) is a civil society-led...

    Published October 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The EU's Human Rights Dialogue with China

    Quiet Diplomacy and its Limits

    By Katrin Kinzelbach

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights

    The European Union uses a confidential, institutionalized Dialogue to raise human rights concerns with China, but little is publicly known about its set-up, its substance, its development over time and its impact. This book provides the first detailed reconstruction and assessment of the EU’s...

    Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  7. State Responses to International Law

    By Kendall Stiles

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Do countries keep their promises to the international community? When they sign treaties or learn about new expectations, do they take them seriously and implement them? Since we already know intuitively that not all countries do, the next question – and the topic of this book – is: who complies?...

    Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Realising Rights

    How Regional Organisations Socialise Human Rights

    By Mathew Davies

    Series: Routledge/Warwick Studies in Globalisation

    This book presents the hitherto unstudied variety of ways that human rights socialisation is attempted in the context of regional organisations, arguing that existing conceptual accounts of this phenomenon need to be expanded to best explain this diversity. By placing the study of the European...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Reforming Law and Economy for a Sustainable Earth

    Critical Thought for Turbulent Times

    By Paul Anderson

    Series: Environmental Politics

    Few concerns preoccupy contemporary progressive thought as much as the issue of how to achieve a sustainable human society. The problems impeding this goal include those of how to arrest induced global environmental change (GEC), persistent disagreements about the contribution of economic...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The United Nations Human Rights Council

    A Critique and Early Assessment

    By Rosa Freedman

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The United Nations Human Rights Council was created in 2006 to replace the UN Commission on Human Rights. The Council’s mandate and founding principles demonstrate that one of the main aims, at its creation, was for the Council to overcome the Commission’s flaws. Despite the need to avoid repeating...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge