Law: Public International Law

  • UNHCR and the Struggle for Accountability: Technology, law and results-based management book cover

    UNHCR and the Struggle for Accountability

    Technology, law and results-based management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Katja Lindskov Jacobsen

    Despite the key importance of accountability for the legitimacy of humanitarian action, inadequate academic attention has been given to how the concept of accountability is evolving within the specific branches of the humanitarian enterprise. Up to now, there exists no comprehensive account of what…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Fragmentation vs the Constitutionalisation of International Law: A Practical Inquiry book cover

    Fragmentation vs the Constitutionalisation of International Law

    A Practical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrzej Jakubowski, Karolina Wierczyńska

    The current system of international law is experiencing profound transformations. Indeed, the simultaneous processes of globalization combined with the disintegration of international systems of governance and law-making pose complex challenges for legal scholarship. The doctrinal response to these…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Responding to Modern Genocide: At the Confluence of Law and Politics book cover

    Responding to Modern Genocide

    At the Confluence of Law and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Mark D. Kielsgard

    Developments in the understanding and treatment of genocide through the twentieth century have involved a combination of politics, public opinion, social trends, and economic development, and led to the substantive law of genocide and the assumption of international jurisdiction. This book analyzes…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Human Rights: An International and Comparative Law Perspective book cover

    Climate Change and Human Rights

    An International and Comparative Law Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ottavio Quirico, Mouloud Boumghar

    Do anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions affect human rights? Should fundamental rights constrain climate policies? Scientific evidence demonstrates that anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions contribute to increasing atmospheric temperatures, soon passing the compromising threshold of 2° C.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Comparative Executive Clemency: The Constitutional Pardon Power and the Prerogative of Mercy in Global Perspective book cover

    Comparative Executive Clemency

    The Constitutional Pardon Power and the Prerogative of Mercy in Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Novak

    Virtually every constitutional order in the common law world contains a provision for executive clemency or pardon in criminal cases. This facility for legal mercy is not limited to a single place in modern legal systems, but is instead realized through various practices such as a law enforcement…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The International Criminal Court and Nigeria: Implementing the Complementarity Principle of the Rome Statute book cover

    The International Criminal Court and Nigeria

    Implementing the Complementarity Principle of the Rome Statute, 1st Edition

    By Muyiwa Adigun

    If Nigeria fails to prosecute the crimes recognised under the Rome Statute, then the International Criminal Court (ICC) will intervene. The ICC is only expected to complement the criminal justice system in Nigeria and is not a court of first instance, but one of last resort. This is what is known…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Regionalism in International Law book cover

    Regionalism in International Law

    1st Edition

    By Ján Klučka

    International Law: Aspects of Regionalism evaluates regionalism in its various relationships and forms with respect to international law, as well as the importance and duties of international law in respect to the establishment and functioning of various forms of regional groups. A great deal of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • China, Cultural Heritage, and International Law book cover

    China, Cultural Heritage, and International Law

    1st Edition

    By Hui Zhong

    China is a country that is rich in antiquities, but it is also a victim of looting that occurred during the period from the First Opium War to the end of the Japanese Occupation (1840–1945) when innumerable cultural objects were lost overseas. The Chinese Government insists on asserting its…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The Relationship between Human Security Discourse and International Law: A Principled Approach book cover

    The Relationship between Human Security Discourse and International Law

    A Principled Approach, 1st Edition

    By Shireen Daft

    The concept of human security has emerged in international relations and policy as an idea which not only seeks to relocate the focus of international society on the individual, but also challenges the current priorities of the international community. In particular it places emphasis on promoting…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Third World Approaches to International Law: On Praxis and the Intellectual book cover

    Third World Approaches to International Law

    On Praxis and the Intellectual, 1st Edition

    Edited by Usha Natarajan, John Reynolds, Amar Bhatia, Sujith Xavier

    This book addresses the themes of praxis and the role of international lawyers as intellectuals and political actors engaging with questions of justice for Third World peoples. The book brings together 12 contributions from a total of 15 scholars working in the TWAIL (Third World Approaches to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • The UN Security Council and Domestic Actors: Distance in international law book cover

    The UN Security Council and Domestic Actors

    Distance in international law, 1st Edition

    By Machiko Kanetake

    This book analyses the exercise of authority by the UN Security Council and its subsidiary organs over individuals. The UN Security Council was created in 1945 as an outcome of World War II under the predominant assumption that it exercises its authority against states. Under this assumption, the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • An Introduction to Sustainable Transportation: Policy, Planning and Implementation book cover

    An Introduction to Sustainable Transportation

    Policy, Planning and Implementation, 2nd Edition

    By Preston L Schiller, Jeffrey R Kenworthy

    Cities around the globe struggle to create better and more equitable access to important destinations and services, all the while reducing the energy consumption and environmental impacts of mobility. An Introduction to Sustainable Transportation illustrates a new planning paradigm for sustainable…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

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