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  • Vanishing Borders

    Protecting the planet in the age of globalization, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    The Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series

  • Grassroots Environmental Governance

    Community engagements with industry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leah S. Horowitz, Michael J. Watts

    Grassroots movements can pose serious challenges to both governments and corporations. However, grassroots actors possess a variety of motivations, and their visions of development may evolve in complex ways. Meanwhile, their relative powerlessness obliges them to forge an array of shifting…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • A Genealogy of the Torture Taboo

    1st Edition

    By Jamal Barnes

    This book examines the historical genealogy of the torture taboo. The dissonance between the absolute prohibition against torture and its widespread violation raises important questions about the torture taboo in world politics. Does the torture taboo matter? Or are political realists correct in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Drug Control and International Law

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Comparing Environmental Risks

    Tools for Setting Government Priorities, 1st Edition

    By J. Clarence Davies

    The budgetary squeeze of the 1990s has made it obvious that the government cannot address every possible environmental problem. Comparative risk assessment (CRA) is increasingly advanced as the means for setting realistic priorities. RFF's Center for Risk Management commissioned background papers…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Russian Discourses on International Law

    Sociological and Philosophical Phenomenon, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

  • Demilitarization and International Law in Context

    The Åland Islands, 1st Edition

    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

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