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  • The Law and Practice of the European Social Committee

    By Francesco Seatzu, Amaya Ubeda de Torres

    In 2011 the European Social Charter, the first human rights treaty entirely devoted to economic, social and cultural rights celebrated its 50th anniversary. Since its inception, the instrument has undergone several fundamental changes, including a substantial revision in 1996 and the enactment of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Intellectual Property Policy, Law and Administration in Africa

    Exploring Continental and Sub-regional Co-operation

    By Caroline B. Ncube

    This book examines the harmonisation of Intellectual Property (IP) policy, law and administration in Africa. Two recent developments have brought this topic to the fore. The first is the escalation of long-standing efforts to establish a Pan-African Intellectual Property Organisation (PAIPO), a…

    Hardback – 2015-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Food Wars

    The Global Battle for Mouths, Minds and Markets, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Lang, Michael Heasman

    In the ten years since publication of the first edition of Food Wars much has happened in the world of food policy. This new edition brings these developments fully up to date within the original analytical framework of competing paradigms or worldviews shaping the direction and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Principles of the Carriage of Goods by Sea

    By Paul Todd

    Principles of the Carriage of Goods by Sea offers students studying this topic as part of their LLM or LLB course an accessible, comprehensive overview of the subject from a leading expert in the field. Written specifically with students in mind, concentrating on principles, and tailored to common…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge

  • From International to Global Criminal Justice

    Core Challenges and the Influence of Globalization

    By Rosemary Byrne

    International criminal law is commonly contextualized by international lawyers against the backdrop of ‘globalization’, and international legal scholars have recognized that international criminal justice is both a symptom and a driver of this phenomenon. This book illustrates how the core…

    Hardback – 2015-10-18 
    Routledge

  • The UN Security Council and Domestic Actors

    Distance in international law

    By Machiko Kanetake

    This book analyses the regulatory development for the UN Security Council’s exercise of authority with an original perspective of ‘proximity’-- a concept that refers to the ‘distance’ between the UN Security Council’s authority to maintain ‘international’ peace and security on the one hand, and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Global Consumer Organizations

    By Karsten Ronit

    As corporate activity continues to expand in line with the continued globalization of the economy there is an increasing demand for establishing rules to regulate the trans-boundary activities of firms and their many and complex relations with consumers. Until now, sources of knowledge in this…

    Paperback – 2015-10-13 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • The Governance Gap

    Extractive Industries, Human Rights, and the Home State Advantage

    By Penelope Simons, Audrey Macklin

    This book explores the persistence of the governance gap with respect to the human rights-impacting conduct of transnational extractive corporations operating in zones of weak governance. The authors launch their account with a fascinating case study of Talisman Energy’s experience in Sudan,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Change in the Global Era

  • International Law, New Diplomacy and Counterterrorism

    An interdisciplinary study of legitimacy

    By Steven J. Barela

    This interdisciplinary book explores how terrorism is meant to target a government’s legitimacy, and advocates for sounder defensive measures when countering international attacks. The dramatic increase in global cooperation throughout the twentieth century—between international organisations…

    Paperback – 2015-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

  • China's Strategic Interests in the South China Sea

    Power and Resources

    By Sigfrido Burgos Cáceres

    This title will explore China’s strategic interests in the South China Sea, with a specific emphasis on power projection and resource security. China’s regional actions and reactions are reshaping the power dynamics in East and South-East Asia, while economic and geopolitical futures depend on…

    Paperback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge

  • International Trials and Reconciliation

    Assessing the Impact of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

    By Janine Natalya Clark

    Transitional justice is a burgeoning field of scholarly inquiry. Yet while the transitional justice literature is replete with claims about the benefits of criminal trials, too often these claims lack an empirical basis and hence remain unproven. While there has been much discussion about whether…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Jurisdiction, Immunity and Transnational Human Rights Litigation

    By Xiaodong Yang

    This book examines, from the perspective of public international law, various issues and difficulties faced by human rights advocates in their effort to seek redress transnationally for victims of human rights abuses through the means mainly of bringing legal action against alleged violators of…

    Hardback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

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