Public International Law Products

  • International Humanitarian Law and Justice:

    Historical and Sociological Perspectives

    Edited by Mats Deland, Mark Klamberg, Pål Wrange

    In the last decade, there has been a turn to history in international humanitarian law and its accompanying fields. In parallel historians have deepened their interest in the place of norms of history, the establishment and development of international institutions. This book brings together…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 

  • 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 – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • International Disability Law

    A Practical Approach to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

    By Coomara Pyaneandee

    This book provides a concise guide to international disability law. It analyses the case law of the CRPD Committee and other international human rights treaty bodies, and provides commentaries on more than fifty leading cases. The book elaborates on the obligations of States Parties under the CRPD…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23 

  • Drug Control in International Law

    By Daniel Wisehart

    The book provides for an extensive legal analysis of the international drug control system in the light of growing challenges and criticism that this system faces. In the current debate on global drug policy, the central pillars of the international drug control system, the UN Drug Conventions as…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Digital Privacy, Terrorism and Law Enforcement

    The UK's Response to Terrorist Communication

    By Simon Hale-Ross

    This book examines the UK’s response to terrorist communication. Its principle question asks, has individual privacy and collective security been successfully managed and balanced? The author begins by assessing several technologically-based problems facing British law enforcement agencies,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-10 
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • African Union Law

    The Emergence of a Sui Generis Legal Order

    By Olufemi Amao

    This book explores the emergence of African Union law as a legal order and its implications for existing order in the region. As an authoritive text on the development of AU law, the book covers such pertinent issues as legislative powers, competences, direct effect in AU law, subsidiarity,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-09 

  • WTO Trade Remedies in International Law

    Their Role and Place in a Fragmented International Legal System

    By Roberto Soprano

    World Trade Organisation (WTO) trade remedies (antidumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard agreements) are instruments used by WTO members to counter the economic injury caused by dumping, subsidies and the sudden and unforeseen increased imports. They are exceptions to the WTO principle of free trade…

    Hardback – 2018-07-06 
    Routledge Research in International Economic Law

  • Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Rights and the Law

    By Stéphanie Bijlmakers

    This book examines whether Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and the responsibilities of business enterprises for human rights have been legally defined in international, European and national law. The Legalization of the Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights confronts and tests the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge Research in Sustainability and Business

  • 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 – 2018-06-18 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Right to housing in law and society

    By Nico Moons

      From the very first negotiations of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights half a century ago up until this day, socio-economic rights have often been regarded as less enforceable than civil and political rights. The right to adequate housing, even though protecting…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Governing Shale Gas

    Development, Citizen Participation and Decision Making in the US, Canada, Australia and Europe

    Edited by John Whitton, Matthew Cotton, Ioan M. Charnley-Parry, Kathy Brasier

    Shale energy development is an issue of global importance. The number of reserves globally, and their potential economic return, has increased dramatically in the past decade. Questions abound, however, about the appropriate governance systems to manage the risks of unconventional oil and gas…

    Hardback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Reciprocity in International Law

    Its impact and function

    By Shahrad Nasrolahi Fard

    In international relations, reciprocity describes an environment in which States support one another for short- or long-term advantage through the balancing of rights, duties and interests. This book examines reciprocity in the context of international law. It considers the role reciprocity plays…

    Paperback – 2018-06-03 
    Routledge Research in International Law

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