Law: Public International Law

  • Influenza and Public Health: Learning from Past Pandemics book cover

    Influenza and Public Health

    Learning from Past Pandemics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tamara Giles-Vernick, Susan Craddock

    Major influenza pandemics pose a constant threat. As evidenced by recent H5N1 avian flu and novel H1N1, influenza outbreaks can come in close succession, yet differ in their transmission and impact. With accelerated levels of commercial and population mobility, new forms of flu virus can also…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25

  • Foresight in Action: Developing Policy-Oriented Scenarios book cover

    Foresight in Action

    Developing Policy-Oriented Scenarios, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marjolein van Asselt, Susan van 't Klooster

    Assessing the future is vital in informing public policy decisions. One of the most widespread approaches is the development of scenarios, which are alternative hypothetical futures. Research has indicated, however, that the reality of how professionals go about employing scenarios is often starkly…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25

  • Don't Worry (It's Safe to Eat): The True Story of GM Food, BSE and Foot and Mouth book cover

    Don't Worry (It's Safe to Eat)

    The True Story of GM Food, BSE and Foot and Mouth, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Rowell

    An investigation of science, politics and our food production system, this text exposes the bogus science, political interference and flawed policies that threaten our food supply. The author tells the story of BSE, revealing how top scientists have been muzzled and how the epidemic continues. Then…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09

  • Climate Change and Small Island States: Power, Knowledge and the South Pacific book cover

    Climate Change and Small Island States

    Power, Knowledge and the South Pacific, 1st Edition

    By Jon Barnett, John Campbell

    Small Island Developing States are often depicted as being among the most vulnerable of all places to the effects of climate change, and they are a cause celebre of many involved in climate science, politics and the media. Yet while small island developing states are much talked about, the…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09

  • Handbook of Climate Change and India: Development, Politics and Governance book cover

    Handbook of Climate Change and India

    Development, Politics and Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Navroz K. Dubash

    How do policymakers, businesses and civil society in India approach the challenge of climate change? What do they believe global climate negotiations will achieve and how? And how are Indian political and policy debates internalizing climate change? Relatively little is known globally about…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09

  • International Climate Finance book cover

    International Climate Finance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Erik Haites

    The book is the first to provide a complete overview of international climate finance. In the Copenhagen Accord of 2009, developed countries jointly committed to mobilize US$100 billion per year to address climate change in developing countries. The book presents the best information available…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09

  • Climate Change Negotiations: A Guide to Resolving Disputes and Facilitating Multilateral Cooperation book cover

    Climate Change Negotiations

    A Guide to Resolving Disputes and Facilitating Multilateral Cooperation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gunnar Sjöstedt, Ariel Macaspac Penetrante

    As the Kyoto Protocol limps along without the participation of the US and Australia, on-going climate negotiations are plagued by competing national and business interests that are creating stumbling blocks to success. Climate Change Negotiations: A Guide to Resolving Disputes and Facilitating…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09

  • Requiem for a Species book cover

    Requiem for a Species

    1st Edition

    By Clive Hamilton

    This book does not set out once more to raise the alarm to encourage us to take radical measures to head off climate chaos. There have been any number of books and reports in recent years explaining just how dire the future looks and how little time we have left to act. This book is about why we…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09

  • The Structure of Investment Arbitration book cover

    The Structure of Investment Arbitration

    1st Edition

    By Tony Cole

    Although a State’s treatment of foreign investors has long been regulated by international law, it is only recently that international investment law has emerged as an independent discipline in its own right. In recent decades the practical success of investment arbitration has allowed…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09

  • The Spatial Dimension of Risk: How Geography Shapes the Emergence of Riskscapes book cover

    The Spatial Dimension of Risk

    How Geography Shapes the Emergence of Riskscapes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Detlef Müller-Mahn

    Through its exploration of the spatial dimension of risk, this book offers a brand new approach to theorizing risk, and significant improvements in how to manage, tolerate and take risks. A broad range of risks are examined, including natural hazards, climate change, political violence, and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Public International Law book cover

    Public International Law

    5th Edition

    By Alina Kaczorowska-Ireland

    The 5th edition of Public International Law continues the book’s accessible, student-friendly tradition with a writing style that is both conversational and easy to read. Features designed to support learning include highlighted key cases, introductory chapter overviews, and end-of-chapter…

    Paperback – 2015-04-30

  • The United Nations Human Rights Council: A Critique and Early Assessment book cover

    The United Nations Human Rights Council

    A Critique and Early Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Rosa Freedman

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

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