Public International Law Products

  • The Legal Context of International Multimodal Transport

    From the UN Multimodal Transport Convention 1980 to the Rotterdam Rules 2009 and beyond

    By Theodora Nikaki

    This book considers the liability of the multimodal transport operator, clearly setting out the current framework on multimodal transport and offering a contextual analysis the position under the key conventions. The book critically evaluates the effectiveness and feasibility of the existing or…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Trade, Health and the Environment

    The European Union Put to the Test

    By Marjolein van Asselt, Michelle Everson, Ellen Vos

    The trade conflicts that the EU has faced within the EU or WTO context demonstrate that the question of how to balance trade and other societal values in situations of uncertainty has not been solved by the regulatory model evolved by the EU in the aftermath of the BSE crisis – one which privileges…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The Precautionary Principle in Marine Environmental Law

    With Special Reference to High Risk Vessels

    By Bénédicte Sage-Fuller

    The book examines whether the jurisdiction of coastal States under international law can be extended to include powers of intervention towards vessels posing a significant risk to their coastal and marine environment, but which have not yet been involved in any incident or accident. The books sets…

    Paperback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • The Right to Self-determination Under International Law

    “Selfistans,” Secession, and the Rule of the Great Powers

    By Milena Sterio

    This book proposes a novel theory of self-determination; the Rule of the Great Powers. This book argues that traditional legal norms on self-determination have failed to explain and account for recent results of secessionist self-determination struggles. While secessionist groups like the East…

    Paperback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • 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 – 2015-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Food Wars

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

    By Tim Lang, Michael Heasman

    In the 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 decision-making within…

    Paperback – 2015-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Vanishing Borders

    Protecting the planet in the age of globalization

    By Hilary French

    The world is shrinking faster than ever. Goods, money, microbes, pollution, people and ideas are crossing boundaries ever more frequently. The implications for our future and for the health of the planet are profound. Vanishing Borders outlines the ecological challenges posed and then goes on to…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    The Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series

  • Plantation Politics

    Forest plantations in development

    By Caroline Sargent, Stephen Bass

    Plantations are playing an increasingly important part in the development and the economies of the South. Plantation Politics is the first book to examine their rationale and purpose, exposing the misconceptions and myths that have surrounded their role, and describing the contribution they can…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Routledge Handbook of Maritime Regulation and Enforcement

    Edited by Robin Warner, Stuart Kaye

    With advances in technology and maritime transport, human use of the ocean now extends beyond the traditional activities of navigation and fishing. Emerging activities such as bioprospecting, deep seabed mineral and hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation, offshore renewable energy developments…

    Hardback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Comparative Executive Clemency

    The Constitutional Pardon Power and the Prerogative of Mercy in Global Perspective

    By Andrew Novak

    Virtually every constitutional order in the common law world contains a provision for executive clemency or pardon in criminal cases. This facility for legal mercy is not limited to a single place in modern legal systems, but is instead realized through various practices such as a law enforcement…

    Hardback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

    Six volume set

    By Carl Bruch, David Jensen, Mikiyasu Nakayama, Jon Unruh

    Post-conflict peacebuilding efforts can fail if they do not pay sufficient attention to natural resources. Natural resources – diamonds, oil, and minerals – are frequently at the heart of historic grievances, and have caused or funded at least eighteen conflicts since 1990. The same…

    Paperback – 2015-08-30 
    Routledge
    Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

  • Responding to Modern Genocide

    At the Confluence of Law and Politics

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25
    Routledge

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