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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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • 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
    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
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • 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 – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • International Organizations and the Law

    By Alexandra Harrington

    Delving into the law and meaning of international organizations, this book addresses both 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 – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Regional Developmentalism through Law

    The Use of Law to Support the Effective Establishment of 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 the harmonize policies…

    Hardback – 2018-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International 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 – 2018-04-30 
    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 – 2018-04-30 
    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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Demilitarization and International Law in Context

    The Åland Islands

    By Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark, Saila Heinikoski, Pirjo Kleemola-Juntunen

    The demilitarisation and neutralisation of the Åland Islands is a confirmation of, and an exception to, the collective security system in present-day international affairs. Its core idea is that there is no need for military presence in the territory of the islands and that they are to be kept out…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The Rule of Unwritten International Law

    Customary Law, General Principles, and World Order

    By Peter G. Staubach

    This book seeks to re-appreciate the concept of customary international law as a form of spontaneous societal self-organisation, and to develop the methodological consequences that ensue from this conception for the practice of its application. In pursuing this aim, the author draws from three…

    Hardback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

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