Public International Law Products

  • State Failure Around the World

    Fractured Justice and Fierce Reprisal

    By Laurie A. Gould, Stephen Matthew Pate

    Failed and fragile governments often govern through the criminalization of otherwise inconsequential or tolerated acts. On the flipside, these weak states often use murder, kidnapping, and other violent or oppressive actions to maintain order and keep power. This volume provides an analysis of the…

    Hardback – 2016-01-22 
    CRC Press

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-01-14 
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Justice for Victims before the International Criminal Court

    By Luke Moffett

    Many prosecutors and commentators have praised the victim provisions at the International Criminal Court (ICC) as 'justice for victims', which for the first time include participation, protection and reparations. This book critically examines the role of victims in international criminal justice,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-09 
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • 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 – 2015-12-31 
    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 – 2015-12-31 
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Human Rights and Development in International Law

    By Tahmina Karimova

    This book addresses the legal issues raised by the interaction between human rights and development in contemporary international law. In particular, it charts the parameters of international law that states have to take into account in order to protect human rights in the process of development.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-20 
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Litigating Transnational Human Rights Obligations

    Alternative Judgments

    Edited by Mark Gibney, Wouter Vandenhole

    Human rights have traditionally been framed in a vertical perspective with the duties of States confined to their own citizens or residents. Obligations beyond this territorial space have been viewed as either being absent or minimalistic at best. However, the territorial paradigm has now been…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Handbook of Environmental Policy Evaluation

    By Ann Crabb, Pieter Leroy

    Policy evaluation is an important and well-established part of the policy process, facilitating and feeding back to promote the ongoing effectiveness of policies that have been implemented or anticipating policies in the making. Environmental policy is a special case, presenting new complexities…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30 

  • Energy 2050

    Making the Transition to a Secure Low-Carbon Energy System

    By Jim Skea, Paul Ekins, Mark Winskel

    The United Kingdom is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by at least eighty per cent by 2050, a target that will only be achieved by transforming the way that energy is supplied and used. At the same time there are anxieties about the security of energy provision in terms…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30 

  • Social Sustainability in Urban Areas

    Communities, Connectivity and the Urban Fabric

    Edited by Tony Manzi, Karen Lucas, Tony Lloyd Jones, Judith Allen

    This groundbreaking new volume on social sustainability offers both critique and creative solutions. It challenges the conventional wisdoms of social sustainability and presents practical examples of projects that will help practitioners to think carefully and innovatively about the situations they…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30 

  • Renewable Energy and the Public

    From NIMBY to Participation

    Edited by Patrick Devine-Wright

    Throughout the world, the threat of climate change is pressing governments to accelerate the deployment of technologies to generate low carbon electricity or heat. But this is frequently leading to controversy, as energy and planning policies are revised to support new energy sources or…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30 

  • 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 Research in International Environmental Law

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