Law: International Law - Law

  • Violence, Law and the Impossibility of Transitional Justice book cover

    Violence, Law and the Impossibility of Transitional Justice

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Turner

    The field of transitional justice has expanded rapidly since the term first emerged in the late 1990s. Its intellectual development has, however, tended to follow practice rather than drive it. Addressing this gap, Violence, Law and the Impossibility of Transitional Justice pursues a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • International Biolaw and Shared Ethical Principles: The Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights book cover

    International Biolaw and Shared Ethical Principles

    The Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cinzia Caporale, Ilja Richard Pavone

    The Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights, 2005, marked a significant step towards the recognition of universal standards in the field of science and medicine. This book provides an overview of the ethical and legal developments which have occurred in the field of bioethics and human…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • National Security, Public Health: Exceptions to Human Rights? book cover

    National Security, Public Health: Exceptions to Human Rights?

    1st Edition

    Edited by Myriam Feinberg, Laura Niada-Avshalom, Brigit Toebes

    The book deals with the complicated relationships between national security and human rights, and between public health and human rights. Its premise is the fact that national security and public health are both included in human rights instruments as ‘exceptions’ to the human rights therein…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • China's Socialist Rule of Law Reforms Under Xi Jinping book cover

    China's Socialist Rule of Law Reforms Under Xi Jinping

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Garrick, Yan Chang Bennett

    Under the direction of the Communist Party of China (CPC), key legal challenges have been identified which will shape the modernization of China’s legal and administrative institutions. An increasingly complex set of legal actors now seek to influence this development, including securities…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention: Law and Practice in the Field book cover

    Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention

    Law and Practice in the Field, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth M. Bruch

    Human rights, peacekeeping, and humanitarian intervention have emerged in the past decades as important components of international law and practice. Adopting a methodology of Institutional Ethnography informed by Actor-Network Theory, this book traces the practices of law and expertise from global…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Cultural Defences at the International Criminal Court book cover

    Cultural Defences at the International Criminal Court

    1st Edition

    By Noelle Higgins

    Cultural defences, i.e. claims that certain aspects of a defendant’s cultural background should be taken into consideration by courts when adjudicating on their guilt or innocence, have been raised before domestic courts in a variety of jurisdictions. This has been a very sensitive and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-04
    Routledge

  • Energy Law and the Sustainable Company: Innovation and corporate social responsibility book cover

    Energy Law and the Sustainable Company

    Innovation and corporate social responsibility, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Park, Duncan Magnus Park

    What kind of decision-making should multinationals engage in to create a sustainable company? There is substantial debate over why CEOs, senior management and Boards of Directors make the wrong decisions by not asking the right questions, with the result that not only is the company itself damaged,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Equity and Equitable Principles in the World Trade Organization: Addressing Conflicts and Overlaps between the WTO and Other Regimes book cover

    Equity and Equitable Principles in the World Trade Organization

    Addressing Conflicts and Overlaps between the WTO and Other Regimes, 1st Edition

    By Anastasios Gourgourinis

    This book analyses whether, and how, equity and equitable principles can be employed as juridical tools in the legal reasoning of judges and lawyers in World Trade Organization (WTO) disputes where there is interaction between norms derived from the multilateral trade regime and other international…

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

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