Public International Law Products

  • Conflict Displacement and Legal Protection

    Understanding Asylum, Human Rights and Refugee Law

    By Charlotte Lülf

    Flight from conflict and violence is the major driver behind the broader phenomenon of forced displacement. The 21st century bears witness to several armed conflicts and the rise of asylum applications in Europe reflect the need for a solid legal framework for conflict-induced displacement. The…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • International Natural Resources Law

    By Malgosia Fitzmaurice, Ricardo Pereira, Panos Merkouris

    International Natural Resources Law offers a comprehensive introduction to this rapidly expanding area of study and practice for students, researchers and practitioners. The book offers a clear overview, illustrating the development of European and international regulatory standards by reference to…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Resources, Financial Risk and the Dynamics of Growth

    Systems and society

    By Aled Jones, Roberto Pasqualino

    Decision making processes within government and the finance sector are unable to adequately engage with the interconnectivity of environmental, economic, geopolitical, societal and technological systems, and the associated growth in systemic risk. One significant factor is the inability of models…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Extraterritoriality and International Human Rights Law

    The Spatial Reach of African Human Rights Treaties

    By Takele Soboka Bulto

    The overall structure of international human rights law has generally been understood as a regime that is designed in such a way as to protect individuals and groups against abusive domestic state power. The initial stages of the development of international human rights law focused on limiting the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Socio-Economic Rights of Asylum Seekers

    By Liam Thornton

    The Refugee Convention of 1951 did not categorically provide for the socio-economic rights of asylum seekers. While the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Executive Committee has subsequently attempted to address these shortcomings, they have not categorically stated whether those…

    Hardback – 2019-01-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • Russian Discourses on International Law

    Sociological and Philosophical Phenomenon

    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 – 2019-01-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Routledge Handbook of Indigenous Peoples and the Law

    Edited by Mark Harris, Denise Ferreira da Silva, Andrea Smith

    This volume explores the manners in which Indigenous peoples’ experiences of the law has and is being transformed from an oppressive system of denying rights to the site of contestation and articulation of claims. The book provides a comprehensive survey of the experience of Indigenous peoples…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • The Legal Power to Launch War

    Who Decides?

    By Michael Head, Kristian Boehringer

    The issue of who has the power to declare war or authorise military action in a democracy has become a major legal and political issue, internationally, and is set to become even more pertinent in the immediate future, particularly in the wake of military action in Syria, ongoing wars in the Middle…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Public Reason

    A Critical Introduction

    By Blain Neufeld

    Because citizens in a culturally diverse democracy hold to different religious and philosophical doctrines, these doctrines often breed political conflict when they inform issues like gay marriage, physician-assisted suicide, education, and abortion. In recent decades, philosophers and political…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Multinational Companies and Human Rights

    By Qingxiu Bu

    Human rights have been transformed to a mainstream issue for multinational companies (MNCs) with a global presence in the 21st century. A multipronged mechanism will imminently be demanded to ensure the accountability of economic actors for participation in human rights abuse. China has been the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Human Rights-Based Change

    The Institutionalisation of Economic and Social Rights

    Edited by Maija Mustaniemi-Laakso, Hans-Otto Sano

    This book provides different analytical perspectives into how human rights-based approaches to development (HRBADs) contribute to change. Based on the understanding that HRBADs are increasingly integrated into development and governance discourse and processes in many societies and organisations,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Industrial Agriculture

    By Tracey Clunies-Ross, Nicholas Hildyard

    In the last forty years, agriculture in the industrialised countries has undergone a revolution. That has dramatically increased yields, but it has also led to extensive rural depopulation; widespread degradation of the environment; contamination of food with agrochemicals and bacteria; more…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

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