International Law Products

  • Extracting Accountability from Non-State Actors in International Law

    Assessing the Scope for Direct Regulation

    By Lee James McConnell

    The human rights of communities in many resource-rich, weak governance States are adversely affected not only by the acts of States and their agents, but also by powerful non-State actors. Contemporary phenomena such as globalisation, privatisation, and the proliferation of internal armed conflict…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Theorising Noncitizenship

    Concepts, Debates and Challenges

    Edited by Katherine Tonkiss, Tendayi Bloom

    ‘Noncitizenship’, if it is considered at all, is generally seen only as the negation or deprivation of citizenship. It is rarely examined in its own right, whether in relation to States, to noncitizens, or citizens. This means that it is difficult to examine successfully the status of noncitizens,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-21 
    Routledge

  • Business and Human Rights

    History, Law and Policy - Bridging the Accountability Gap

    By Nadia Bernaz

    Business corporations can and do violate human rights all over the world and they are often not being held to account. Emblematic cases and situations such as the state of the Niger Delta and the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory are examples of what appears to be systemic corporate human rights…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Climate Insurgency

    A Strategy for Survival, With a New Post-Paris Summit Prologue

    By Jeremy Brecher

    Following the Paris Climate Summit, hope surged in some quarters while realism dawned in others. In just the time since this book was first published, the Earth has seen the hottest year on record accompanied by myriad natural and man-made disasters closely related to climate change. Climate…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge

  • The Concept of Military Objectives in International Law and Targeting Practice

    By Agnieszka Jachec-Neale

    The concept that certain objects and persons may be legitimately attacked during armed conflicts has been well recognised and developed through the history of warfare. This book explores the relationship between international law and targeting practice in determining whether an object is a lawful…

    Paperback – 2016-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

  • Norm Antipreneurs and the Politics of Resistance to Global Normative Change

    Edited by Alan Bloomfield, Shirley V. Scott

    Over recent decades International Relations scholars have investigated norm dynamics processes at some length, with the ‘norm entrepreneur’ concept having become a common reference point in the literature. The focus on norm entrepreneurs has, however, resulted in a bias towards investigating the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge
    Challenges of Globalisation

  • Legal and Ethical Implications of Drone Warfare

    Edited by Michael J. Boyle

    Over the last decade, the U.S., UK Israel and other states have begun to use Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for military operations and for targeted killings in places like Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. Worldwide, over 80 governments are developing their own drone programs, and even non-state…

    Hardback – 2016-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Gendered States of Punishment and Welfare

    Feminist Political Economy, Primitive Accumulation and the Law

    By Adrienne Roberts

    This book presents a feminist historical materialist analysis of the ways in which the law, policing and penal regimes have overlapped with social policies to coercively discipline the poor and marginalized sectors of the population throughout the history of capitalism. Roberts argues that…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Challenges of Constructing Legitimacy in Peacebuilding

    Afghanistan, Iraq, Sierra Leone, and East Timor

    By Daisaku Higashi

    Peacebuilding is a critical issue in world politics. Surprisingly, however, there has not been a full examination of concrete policies and implementation strategies to generate legitimacy in "host states" by either international relations (IR) theorists or practitioners. The objective of this book…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Where are Europe’s New Borders?

    Critical Insights into Contemporary European Bordering

    Edited by Anthony Cooper

    Europe’s borders have always been historically ambiguous and dynamic, whereby borders shift and change character and new borders replace older ones. By focusing upon the title question ‘where are Europe’s new borders’, this volume looks at the present state of European bordering and questions the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-22 
    Routledge

  • Law, Lawyering and Legal Education

    Building an Ethical Profession in a Globalizing World

    By Charles Sampford, Hugh Breakey

    Once a highly cosmopolitan profession, law was largely domesticated by the demands of the Westphalian state. But as the walls between sovereign states are lowered, law is globalizing in a way that is likely to change law, lawyering and legal education as much over the next 30 years – when the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-21 
    Routledge
    Challenges of Globalisation

  • The Emerging Law of Forced Displacement in Africa

    Development and Implementation of the Kampala Convention on Internal Displacement

    By Allehone M. Abebe

    In 2014 there were 38 million civilians who had been internally displaced by conflicts and effects of natural disasters in various parts of the world. Internally displaced persons (IDPs) are currently the largest group of persons receiving assistance from some of the main international humanitarian…

    Hardback – 2016-09-21 
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

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