Law: Public International Law

  • Comparing Environmental Risks: Tools for Setting Government Priorities book cover

    Comparing Environmental Risks

    Tools for Setting Government Priorities, 1st Edition

    By J. Clarence Davies

    The budgetary squeeze of the 1990s has made it obvious that the government cannot address every possible environmental problem. Comparative risk assessment (CRA) is increasingly advanced as the means for setting realistic priorities. RFF's Center for Risk Management commissioned background papers…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • The 2030 Spike: Countdown to Global Catastrophe book cover

    The 2030 Spike

    Countdown to Global Catastrophe, 1st Edition

    By Colin Mason

    The clock is relentlessly ticking! Our world teeters on a knife-edge between a peaceful and prosperous future for all, and a dark winter of death and destruction that threatens to smother the light of civilization. Within 30 years, in the 2030 decade, six powerful 'drivers' will converge with…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Disasters and the Small Dwelling: Perspectives for the UN IDNDR book cover

    Disasters and the Small Dwelling

    Perspectives for the UN IDNDR, 1st Edition

    By Yasemin Aysan

    Edited by Ian Davis

    This book contains the proceeding of the conferences on Disasters and the Small Dwelling, held at Oxford in September 1990. The 26 papers cover recent experiences of post-disaster shelter and housing provision, review what has been achieved, what needs disseminating and implementing, and assesses…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Russian Discourses on International Law: Sociological and Philosophical Phenomenon book cover

    Russian Discourses on International Law

    Sociological and Philosophical Phenomenon, 1st Edition

    By P. Sean Morris

    A number of recent events in the last decade have renewed interest in Russian discourses on international law. This book evaluates and presents a contemporary analysis of Russian discourses on international law from various perspectives, including sociological, theoretical, political, and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The Responsibility to Protect in International Law: An Emerging Paradigm Shift book cover

    The Responsibility to Protect in International Law

    An Emerging Paradigm Shift, 1st Edition

    By Susan Breau

    This book will consider a rapidly emerging guiding general principle in international relations and, arguably, in international law: the Responsibility to Protect. This principle is a solution proposed to a key preoccupation in both international relations and international law scholarship: how the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Geoengineering our Climate?: Ethics, Politics, and Governance book cover

    Geoengineering our Climate?

    Ethics, Politics, and Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason J. Blackstock, Sean Low

    If the detrimental impacts of human-induced climate change continue to mount, technologies for geoengineering our climate – i.e. deliberate modifying of the Earth's climate system at a large scale – are likely to receive ever greater attention from countries and societies worldwide.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Corporate Accountability under Socio-Economic Rights book cover

    Corporate Accountability under Socio-Economic Rights

    1st Edition

    By Jernej Letnar Černič

    In recent decades, corporations have increasingly accepted that they have obligations to respect the socio-economic rights of individuals whose rights to livelihoods, education, food, health, housing and water are affected by the actions of corporations on a daily basis. Despite this, it is often…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge
    Transnational Law and Governance

  • The International Court of Justice in Maritime Disputes: The Case of Chile and Peru book cover

    The International Court of Justice in Maritime Disputes

    The Case of Chile and Peru, 1st Edition

    By Julio Faundez

    The origins of the maritime dispute between Chile and Peru go back to 1952, when these countries, along with Ecuador, asserted sovereignty over 200 nautical miles from their coasts. This maritime claim is widely regarded as one of the most important contributions by a group of developing countries…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on the Law of the Sea

  • The Rotterdam Rules and International Trade Law book cover

    The Rotterdam Rules and International Trade Law

    1st Edition

    By Ioanna Magklasi

    This book offers an original academic study of the Rotterdam Rules. It analyses the salient articles that will have an impact on international sale contracts governed by English law, including the most popularly used international law instruments, terms and standard sale contracts. Looking beyond…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13
    Routledge

  • Governing Shale Gas: Development, Citizen Participation and Decision Making in the US, Canada, Australia and Europe book cover

    Governing Shale Gas

    Development, Citizen Participation and Decision Making in the US, Canada, Australia and Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Whitton, Matthew Cotton, Ioan M. Charnley-Parry, Kathy Brasier

    Shale energy development is an issue of global importance. The number of reserves globally, and their potential economic return, have increased dramatically in the past decade. Questions abound, however, about the appropriate governance systems to manage the risks of unconventional oil and gas…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Rights and the Law book cover

    Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Rights and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Stéphanie Bijlmakers

    Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Rights and the Law examines the responsibilities of business enterprises for human rights from a legal perspective. It analyses the legal status of the ‘corporate responsibility to respect human rights’ as articulated by the United Nations Guiding Principles…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainability and Business

  • Transnational Terrorist Groups and International Criminal Law book cover

    Transnational Terrorist Groups and International Criminal Law

    1st Edition

    By Anna Marie Brennan

    Attacks by network-based transnational terrorist groups cause on average 25,000 deaths every year worldwide, with the law enforcement agencies of some states facing many challenges in bringing those responsible to justice. Despite various attempts to codify the law on transnational terrorism since…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

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