Public International Law Products

  • Energy Policy in the Greenhouse

    From warming fate to warming limit

    By Florentin Krause, Wilfrid Bach, Jon Koomey

    The globe is warming and while no one knows what will happen as a result, it is clear that slowing the process is a necessary goal. Other studies have considered 'warming fates', this one brings sophisticated computer modeling to bear on ways of minimizing the risks.  Fossil carbon emissions,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • Plantations Privatization Poverty and Power

    Changing Ownership and Management of State Forests

    By Michael Garforth, James Mayers

    Private sector delivery of state services is increasingly common worldwide, and state forest plantation management is no exception. Increasingly governments are transferring rights and responsibilities to the private sector for state-owned plantations. Some claim that this is the road to achieving…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • From Kyoto to the Town Hall

    Making International and National Climate Policy Work at the Local Level

    Edited by Lennart J. Lundqvist, Anders Biel

    International agreements such as the Kyoto Protocol, EU regulation and country-specific national climate policies offer some hope of addressing climate change. But all too often implementation of these high level objectives is derailed at the sub-national, local and - perhaps most important -…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Interrogating the Perpetrator

    Violation, Culpability, and Human Rights

    Edited by Cathy J Schlund-Vials, Samuel Martínez

    Set adjacent to "victims" and "bystanders," "perpetrators" are by no means marginalized figures in human rights scholarship. Nevertheless, the extent to which the perpetrator is not only socially imagined but also sociologically constructed remains a central concern in studies of state-authorized…

    Hardback – 2016-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Limitation of Liability in International Maritime Conventions

    The Relationship between Global Limitation Conventions and Particular Liability Regimes, 2nd Edition

    By Norman A. Martínez Gutiérrez

    Limitation of liability for maritime claims is a concept of respectable antiquity which is now deeply entrenched in the maritime industry. Under this concept, the shipowner is entitled to limit his liability for maritime claims up to a maximum sum regardless of the actual amount of the claims. The…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Implementing the Climate Regime

    International Compliance

    By Olav Schram Stokke

    Edited by Jon Hovi, Geir Ulfstein

    Global warming is the most severe environmental challenge faced by humanity today and the costs of responding effectively will be high. While Russia's ratification of the Kyoto Protocol ensures the treaty's entry into force, lack of capacity, or incentives to renege on their commitments, will…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Public Aviation Law

    Edited by Paul Stephen Dempsey, Ram S Jakhu

    The Routledge Handbook of Public Aviation Law will be the first book to incorporate a comprehensive analysis of Public Aviation Law – principally international, but also domestic law in a comparative context – in a single volume. International Law is pervasive in Aviation Law, and is incorporated…

    Hardback – 2016-07-27 
    Routledge

  • Business and Human Rights in Southeast Asia

    Risk and the Regulatory Turn

    Edited by Mahdev Mohan, Cynthia Morel

    Business and human rights has emerged as a distinct field within the corporate governance movement. The endorsement by the United Nations Human Rights Council of a new set of Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights in 2011 reinforces the State’s duty to protect against human rights abuses…

    Paperback – 2016-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Cuban Embargo under International Law

    El Bloqueo

    By Nigel D. White

    The United States embargo against Cuba was imposed over fifty years ago initially as a response to the new revolutionary government's seizure of US properties, which was viewed by the US as a violation of international law. However, while sanctions can be legitimate means of enforcing established…

    Paperback – 2016-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Intellectual Property and Traditional Knowledge in the Global Economy

    Translating Geographical Indications for Development

    By Teshager W. Dagne

    Arising from recent developments at the international level, many developing countries, indigenous peoples and local communities are considering using geographical indications (GIs) to protect traditional knowledge, and to promote trade and overall economic development. Despite the considerable…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • The Changing Nature of Customary International Law

    Methods of Interpreting the Concept of Custom in International Criminal Tribunals

    By Noora Arajärvi

    This book examines the evolution of customary international law (CIL) as a source of international law. Using the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) as a key case study, the book explores the importance of CIL in the development of international criminal law and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Trade, Globalization and Sustainability Impact Assessment

    A Critical Look at Methods and Outcomes

    Edited by Paul Ekins, Tancrede Voituriez

    Trade liberalization, as promoted by the World Trade Organization (WTO), has become one of the dominant drivers and most controversial aspects of globalization. Trade sustainability impact assessments (SIAs) were introduced as a means of generating better understanding especially of the social and…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge

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