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  • 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

  • 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

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

  • Drug Control and International Law

    By Daniel Wisehart

    This book provides for an extensive legal analysis of the international drug control system in light of the 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 – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International 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 – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The Responsibility to Protect in International Law

    An Emerging Paradigm Shift

    By Susan Breau

    This book will consider a rapidly emerging guiding general principle in international relations and, arguably, in international law: the Responsibility to Protect. This principle is a solution proposed to a key preoccupation in both international relations and international law scholarship: how the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Geoengineering our Climate?

    Ethics, Politics, and Governance

    Edited by Jason J. Blackstock, Sean Low

    If the detrimental impacts of human-induced climate change continue to mount, technologies for geoengineering our climate – i.e. deliberate modifying of the Earth's climate system at a large scale – are likely to receive ever greater attention from countries and societies worldwide.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • 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, have increased dramatically in the past decade. Questions abound, however, about the appropriate governance systems to manage the risks of unconventional oil and gas…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • International Organizations and the Law

    By Alexandra Harrington

    Delving into the law and meaning of international organizations, this book addresses the laws relating to international organizations, their undertakings, and the ways in which specific international organizations function and interact with one another. Assuming little background knowledge of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-04
    Routledge

  • Regional Developmentalism through Law

    Establishing an African Economic Community

    By Jonathan Bashi Rudahindwa

    Offering a study of regionalism in Africa and investigating the ways in which law can be used to address the issues raised by regional processes on the continent, this book examines the African Economic Community, considering that it has been entrusted to coordinate and to harmonize policies…

    Hardback – 2018-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

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