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  1. International Law on the Maintenance of Peace

    International Law on the Maintenance of Peace

    Robert Kolb
    This book offers a comprehensive study into the use of force and the maintenance of peace in international relations. Whilst rooted in public international law, it also approaches the question from different angles, including its historical evolution and its sociological environment. The competences and practice of the UN and of regional organizations in the maintenance of peace are examined before the focus is shifted to the inter-State level, the main non-use of force rule and its claimed or recognized exceptions. Robert Kolb analyzes each of these rules separately, before concluding with insightful reflections on the current state-of-play and considerations for the future of this branch of the law. Learn More
    May 2018   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  2. The Elgar Companion to the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

    The Elgar Companion to the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

    Nina H.B. Jørgensen
    This Companion is a one-stop reference resource on the Phnom Penh based ‘Khmer Rouge tribunal'. It serves as an introduction to the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, while also exploring some of the Court’s practical and jurisprudential challenges and outcomes. Written by Nina Jørgensen, who has worked as senior adviser in the tribunal’s Pre-Trial and Supreme Court Chambers, the Companion offers both direct insights and academic analysis organized around six themes: legality, structure, proceedings, jurisprudence, legitimacy and legacy. This comprehensive Companion will provide a platform for interested sectors of domestic and international society, to assess the value of the Extraordinary Chambers, both during the tribunal’s lifespan and after it has closed its doors. Learn More
    April 2018   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  3. Transnational Intellectual Property Law

    Transnational Intellectual Property Law

    Robert P. Merges, Seagull H. Song
    As companies and organisations increasingly operate across national boundaries, so the incentive to understand how to acquire, deploy and protect IP rights in multiple national jurisdictions has rapidly increased. Transnational Intellectual Property Law meets the need for a book that introduces contemporary intellectual property as it is practiced in today’s global context. Focusing on three major IP regimes – the United States, Europe and China – the unique transnational approach of this textbook will help law students and lawyers across the world understand not only how IP operates in different national contexts, but also how to coordinate IP protection across numerous national jurisdictions. International IP treaties are also covered, but in the context of an overall emphasis on transnational coordination of legal rights and strategies. Learn More
    April 2018   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  4. The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

    The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

    P. Chandrasekhara Rao, Philippe Gautier
    This book provides a first-hand insight into the constitution, jurisdiction, procedure and judicial practice of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. It provides a valuable guide to the jurisprudence of the Tribunal over the past 20 years, and serves as a reference point for practical information on how cases are received and handled by the Tribunal. Learn More
    February 2018   Hardback Price: $ 230.00   Web: $ 207.00
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  5. International Polar Law

    International Polar Law

    Edited by Donald R. Rothwell, Alan D. Hemmings
    International Polar Law brings together seminal articles and essays on the law of the polar regions. This single volume traces the historical development of polar law in the Arctic and Antarctic and then analyses in detail the specific legal regimes that have developed for both regions. Common elements assist in the assessment of recent and future developments in international polar law as it has evolved from a narrow legal discourse into one that reflects a significant body of international law for regions that have increasing importance in global affairs. With an original introduction by the editors, this collection will be a valuable resource for students, academics and practitioners. Learn More
    February 2018   Hardback Price: $ 440.00   Web: $ 396.00
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  6. Law of the Environment and Armed Conflict

    Law of the Environment and Armed Conflict

    Edited by Karen Hulme
    Forming part of a major series by Edward Elgar Publishing, Law of the Environment and Armed Conflict selects the most important and influential research articles relating to the protection of the environment in armed conflict. The book plots the trajectory of research on this issue from early weapons impacts and the Vietnam War, to the first major challenge for wartime environmental protections in the Gulf Conflict, liability for harm and possible future directions. With an original introduction by the editor, this single volume will be an essential resource for researchers and policy makers alike. Learn More
    December 2017   Hardback Price: $ 435.00   Web: $ 391.50
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  7. Changing Sustainability Norms through Communication Processes

    Changing Sustainability Norms through Communication Processes

    Karin Buhmann
    This book traces the development of the Business & Human Rights (BHR) regime that has so far culminated with the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. It first surveys the argumentation and negotiation strategies that led to agreement on key elements of the BHR regime despite a range conflicting interests across stakeholders from public, private and not-for-profit organisations. It then maps out pro-active regulatory strategies and public-private regulation for promoting responsible business conduct, offering insights for civil society, public regulators, business managers, academics and others. The book will assist engaged parties in structuring their arguments within negotiation processes with a view to enhancing their influence on change in business organisations in support of sustainability and new norms of conduct. Learn More
    December 2017   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  8. Commercial Uses of Space and Space Tourism

    Commercial Uses of Space and Space Tourism

    Edited by Jan Wouters, Philip De Man, Rik Hansen
    Commercial Uses of Space and Space Tourism combines the perspectives of academics, policy makers and major industry players around three central themes connected to commercial spacefaring: the international legal challenges posed by the dramatic changes to the spacefaring landscape through privatisation and commercialisation; the corresponding legal and regulatory responses to these challenges at the national level; and related topical questions of global space governance. Learn More
    December 2017   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  9. Regulatory Autonomy in International Economic Law

    Regulatory Autonomy in International Economic Law

    Andrew D. Mitchell, Elizabeth Sheargold, Tania Voon
    Regulatory Autonomy in International Economic Law provides the first extensive legal analysis of Australia’s trade and investment treaties in the context of their impact on national regulatory autonomy. This thought-provoking study offers compelling lessons for not only Australia but also countries around the globe in relation to pressing current problems, including the uncertain future of the World Trade Organization and widespread concerns about the legitimacy of investor–State dispute settlement. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  10. Legal Responses to Transnational and International Crimes

    Legal Responses to Transnational and International Crimes

    Edited by Harmen Van der Wilt, Christophe Paulussen
    This book critically reflects on the relationship between ‘core crimes’ which make up the subject matter jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (such as war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, and aggression) and transnational crimes. The contributions in the book address the features of several transnational crimes and generally acknowledge that the boundaries between core crimes and transnational crimes are blurring. One of the major questions is whether, in view of this gradual merger of the categories, the distinction in legal regime is still warranted. Should prosecution and trial of transnational crimes be transferred from national to international jurisdictions? Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  11. Research Handbook on Remote Warfare

    Research Handbook on Remote Warfare

    Edited by Jens David Ohlin
    The practice of armed conflict has changed radically in the last decade. With eminent contributors from legal, government and military backgrounds, this Research Handbook addresses the legal implications of remote warfare and its significance for combatants, civilians, policymakers and international lawyers. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  12. The Harmonisation of National Legal Systems

    The Harmonisation of National Legal Systems

    Antonios E. Platsas
    This book offers a novel perspective on the leading concept of harmonisation, advocating the mutual benefits and practical utility of harmonised law. Theoretical models and factors for harmonisation are explored in detail. Antonios E. Platsas acknowledges a range of additional factors and presents harmonisation as a widely applicable and useful theory. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  13. Multilateral Environmental Treaties

    Multilateral Environmental Treaties

    Edited by Malgosia Fitzmaurice, Attila Tanzi, Angeliki Papantoniou
    This volume of the Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law presents an overview and selective analysis of multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs). These agreements encompass the regulating aspects of the protection, conservation, management, use and exploitation of living and natural resources in various areas: from biodiversity to fisheries, marine environment, shared freshwater resources, atmosphere, climate change, procedural obligations and rights and human rights, as well as Polar Regions. This book guides the reader through the multifarious conventional regulation of such areas of environmental protection, both at the global and regional levels, and details the path from the first post-war sectorial attempts at introducing international pieces of conventional environmental regulation to the booming of environmental instruments of the ‘90s and the recent fertile period of creation of new MEAs and their exponential growth. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  14. Access to Justice and International Organizations

    Access to Justice and International Organizations

    Pierre Schmitt
    Recent examples such as the cholera outbreak in Haiti demonstrate that individual victims of human rights violations by international organizations are frequently left in the cold. Following an examination of the human rights obligations of international organizations, this book scrutinizes their dispute settlement mechanisms as well as the conflict between their immunities and the right of access to justice before national jurisdictions. It concludes with normative proposals addressed both to international organizations and to national judges confronted with such cases. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  15. International Claims Commissions

    International Claims Commissions

    Lea Brilmayer, Chiara Giorgetti, Lorraine Charlton
    International claims commissions have, over the last few decades, established themselves as important and permanent fixtures in international adjudication. This book provides a comprehensive review and analysis of the workings and mechanics of claims commissions to assess their success and predict their utility in the future. The book authors examines the legal framework of an international claims commission and the basic elements its processing procedure, as well as exploring the difficulties and challenges associated with operating costs, remedies and compliance with judgments. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  16. The Paradigm of State Consent in the Law of Treaties

    The Paradigm of State Consent in the Law of Treaties

    Vassilis Pergantis
    The paradigm of state consent in the law of treaties is increasingly under attack. Which narratives on the treaty concept legitimize or delegitimize the challenges to the consensualist paradigm? Which areas of the law of treaties are more concerned by these attacks? What are the ensuing risks? From consent to be bound to treaty succession, and from treaty denunciation to reservations, this book offers a tour de force on the paradigm of state consent, its challenges, and their politics. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  17. Research Handbook on UN Sanctions and International Law

    Research Handbook on UN Sanctions and International Law

    Edited by Larissa van den Herik
    Since the end of the Cold War we have witnessed an unprecedented intensification of the use of sanctions by the UN Security Council. This study of the current practice of UN sanctions in international law includes the different types of UN sanctions regimes, notably counter-terrorism regimes, counter-proliferation regimes and conflict-resolution regimes. It covers their interrelationship with other regimes and substantive areas of law, as well as issues arising from their implementation and application at the domestic level. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  18. International Humanitarian Law

    International Humanitarian Law

    Edited by John Cerone
    This volume brings together traditional and contemporary articles by leading scholars in international humanitarian law. It incorporates key papers published between 1625 and 2012 that investigate the major themes of the field including the development of international humanitarian law, human rights law, international criminal law, gender-related violence in armed conflict, the changing nature of occupation and cyber war. With an original introduction by the editor this insightful collection will prove an essential reference point for students, researchers and policymakers. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 445.00   Web: $ 400.50
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  19. Trade in Water Under International Law

    Trade in Water Under International Law

    Fitzgerald Temmerman
    It is clear that more sustainable and efficient use of fresh water resources will become crucial in future global water management to avoid major threats to biological life. Trade in Water Under International Law offers a careful and well-reasoned introduction and analysis of this emerging and largely unchartered subject of international trade law, which has hitherto been of key importance in domestic law and policy, exploring the potential and limits of addressing the use of water resources in the context of World Trade Organization law. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  20. Research Handbook on Transitional Justice

    Research Handbook on Transitional Justice

    Edited by Cheryl Lawther, Luke Moffett, Dov Jacobs
    Providing detailed and comprehensive coverage of the transitional justice field, this Research Handbook brings together leading scholars and practitioners to explore how societies deal with mass atrocities after periods of dictatorship or conflict. Situating the development of transitional justice in its historical context, social and political context, it analyses the legal instruments that have emerged. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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