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  • War, Power and International Law

    Liberal and Capitalist Lineages

    By Tarik Kochi

    This book critically investigates modern international law – assessing the range of its ambitions and, crucially, its failings. Drawing upon the history of early modern political thought and contemporary critical theory, the book argues that modern international law needs to be understood as an…

    Hardback – 2017-03-20 

  • Transitional Justice and the Politics of Inscription

    Memory, Space and Narrative in Northern Ireland

    By Joseph Robinson

    Taking Northern Ireland as its primary case study, this book applies the burgeoning literature in memory studies to the primary question of transitional justice: How shall societies and individuals reckon with a traumatic past? Joseph Robinson argues that without understanding how memory shapes,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-20 
    Transitional Justice

  • Constructing Forensic Evidence for International Criminal Trials

    Legal, Social and Scientific Approaches

    By Éadaoin O’Brien

    This book fills a significant gap in the literature by outlining a legal framework for international forensic investigations. It focuses particularly on mass grave exhumations, and explores the important role that has been played by forensic experts in the prosecution of core international crimes.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • International Practices of Criminal Law

    Social and legal perspectives

    Edited by Mikkel Jarle Christensen, Ron Levi

    This book examines the social dynamics behind the creation of internationalized criminal law. Although the emergence of different forms of international criminal law in the 1990s has been the topic of much academic and legal attention, this book takes the people and practices behind the modern…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 

  • Human Security Discourse and International Law

    A Principled Approach

    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 – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Corporate Accountability under Socio-Economic Rights

    By Jernej Letnar Černič

    In the past decade, companies have become increasingly aware of their corporate, social and human responsibilities. However, with the exception of a few isolated cases, access to justice has barely improved, particularly for or violations of socio-economic rights. In most cases of human rights…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Transnational Law and Governance

  • Judges and Democratization

    Judicial Independence in New Democracies

    By B. C. Smith

    Judiciaries must be politically impartial and immune from political interference if democracy is to be consolidated in countries in transition from authoritarian rule. Without an independent judiciary there can be no rule of law, and without the rule of law there can be no democracy. Judges and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Challenges of Globalisation

  • International Law, Human Rights and Public Opinion

    The Role of the State in Educating on Human Rights Standards

    By Heping Dang

    This book explores situations when public opinion presents as an obstacle to the protection and promotion of human rights. Taking an International Law perspective, it primarily deals with two questions: first, whether international law requires States to take an independent stance on human rights…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02 

  • European Space Policy

    European integration and the final frontier

    Edited by Thomas Hoerber, Paul Stephenson

    Space policy is at the cutting edge of current EU policy developments and is a fascinating object of study, involving multiple and diverse actors. It is also an original and contemporary lens for studying European policy-making. This book explores advances in European space policy and their…

    Paperback – 2017-03-02 
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Anarchy in the System

    Law and Power in a Global World

    By Lyana Francot

    Anarchy in the System: Law and Power in a Global World critically engages the belief that the state and law can bring about peaceful order. Globalisation itself puts into question this belief, as it reveals the inability of these essentially modern mechanisms to address contemporary conditions of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Terrorism and Security

    Law and Policy

    By David Lowe

    This book provides a socio-legal analysis of issues related to terrorist activity, with a comparative study of the law related to terrorism in a number of states, mainly those in Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand.  It brings together a number of themes…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01 

  • International Investment Law and Policy in Africa

    By Olufolahan Adeleke

    International investment law has experienced major developments over the last few years. While a large number of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) form the core of African investment treaties, the rise in regional trade agreements as well as changing shifts in domestic law approaches would…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge Research in International Economic Law

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