1. Leuven Global Governance series

    Series editor: Jan Wouters, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

    The Leuven Global Governance series comprises high-quality monographs and edited volumes dedicated to innovative research on global governance. The series covers a wide range of themes, from the EU and global multilateral governance to trade, sustainable development, peace and security, human rights, democracy and rule of law, private standards and global commons. In full recognition of the complex issues involved, the series favours studies approaching global governance from a multidisciplinary, multi-level and multi-actor perspective. For submissions in this series please contact our commissioning editor - http://www.e-elgar.com/submitting-proposal

Books in this series

TOTAL: 11
  1. 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
    July 2017   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  2. Regulating Shale Gas

    Regulating Shale Gas

    Leonie Reins
    Regulating Shale Gas discusses the regulatory context of shale gas in the European Union and draws conclusions on the EU’s broader approach towards the regulation of new technologies. Providing the first dedicated examination of the overall regulatory context of shale gas in the EU, Leonie Reins reveals how the EU’s new constitutional setup after the Lisbon Treaty has complicated rather than facilitated the EU’s quest for a common energy policy. Learn More
    April 2017   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  3. Global Governance of Labour Rights

    Global Governance of Labour Rights

    Edited by Axel Marx, Jan Wouters, Glenn Rayp, Laura Beke
    This insightful book incorporates perspectives from several disciplines to provide a unique systematic analysis of emerging public and private initiatives in global labour rights governance. The expert contributors explore the complexities of labour rights governance in a global economy characterized by transnational supply chains. They assess how transnational, intergovernmental and private initiatives aim to address the challenges of global labour rights protection before discussing the effectiveness of these initiatives and presenting new empirical findings. The book concludes with a detailed reflection on how to strengthen the global regime of labour rights governance. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  4. Global Governance through Trade

    Global Governance through Trade

    Edited by Jan Wouters, Axel Marx, Dylan Geraets, Bregt Natens
    The 'new generation' of EU trade policies aims to advance public goods - such as promoting sustainable development, protecting human rights and enhancing governance in third states. These developments raise important questions surrounding extraterritoriality, coherence and legitimacy. In Global Governance through Trade leading scholars provide a cohesive overview of relevant papers and case studies to answer these questions and provide an in-depth assessment of the European Union's new trade policies. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  5. The Contribution of International and Supranational Courts to the Rule of Law

    The Contribution of International and Supranational Courts to the Rule of Law

    Edited by Geert De Baere, Jan Wouters
    International and supranational courts are increasingly central to the development of a transnational rule of law. Except for insiders, the functioning and impact of these courts remain largely unknown. Addressing this gap, this innovative book examines the manner in which and the extent to which international courts and tribunals contribute to the rule of law at the national, regional, and international levels. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  6. Global Governance and Democracy

    Global Governance and Democracy

    Edited by Jan Wouters, Antoon Braekman, Matthias Lievens, Emilie Bécault
    Globalization needs effective global governance. The important question of whether this governance can also become democratic is, however, the subject of a political and academic debate that began only recently. This multidisciplinary book aims to move this conversation forward by drawing insights from international relations, political theory, international law and international political economy. Focusing on global environmental, economic, security and human rights governance, it sheds new light on the democratic deficit of existing global governance structures, and proposes a number of tools to overcome it. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  7. China, the European Union and the Developing World

    China, the European Union and the Developing World

    Edited by Jan Wouters, Jean-Christophe Defraigne, Matthieu Burnay
    China, the European Union and the Developing World provides a comparative analysis of Chinese and EU influence across five different regions of the developing world: Asia-Pacific; South and Central Asia; the Middle East and North Africa; Sub-Saharan Africa; and Latin America. While there is broad acknowledgement that the importance of China is rising across the developing world, this book offers a comprehensive and comparative account of the relative increase of the Chinese presence in the various different regions. It highlights its impact on the relationship between the EU and the developing world regions and shows how the rise of China affects the relations between these regions and Europe. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 190.00   Web: $ 171.00
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  8. Indirect Expropriation in International Law

    Indirect Expropriation in International Law

    Sebastián López Escarcena
    Sebastián López Escarcena offers a comprehensive coverage of the history and main concepts of the international law of expropriation. The interaction between human rights conventions and investment treaties are analysed from a global perspective, providing the reader with a unique insight into expropriation at an international level. Within the course of his examination, the author illuminates important concepts of public law, from deprivation of property to payment of compensation, and from margin of appreciation to proportionality. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  9. THE GOVERNANCE OF CLIMATE RELATIONS BETWEEN EUROPE AND ASIA

    THE GOVERNANCE OF CLIMATE RELATIONS BETWEEN EUROPE AND ASIA

    Edited by Hans Bruyninckx, Qi Ye, Nguyen Quang Thuan, David Belis
    The Governance of Climate Relations between Europe and Asia offers a thorough empirical study of the most fundamental dynamics involved in EU climate relations with China and Vietnam in the context of global climate governance. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  10. China, the European Union and Global Governance

    China, the European Union and Global Governance

    Edited by Jan Wouters, Tanguy de Wilde, Pierre Defraigne, Jean-Christophe Defraigne
    China, the European Union and Global Governance examines the key determinants of European and Chinese approaches to the restructuring of global governance systems. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  11. Private Standards and Global Governance

    Private Standards and Global Governance

    Edited by Axel Marx, Miet Maertens, Johan Swinnen, Jan Wouters
    The expert contributors assess the state-of-the-art with regard to private regulation of food, natural resources and labor conditions. They begin with an introduction to, and discussion of, several leading existing private standards, and go on to assess private food standards and their legitimacy and effectiveness in the context of the global trade regime. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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