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  1. Choosing a Future

    Choosing a Future

    Edited by Anna Grear, Conor Gearty
    The issue is no longer whether climate change is happening; it is rather what we should now be doing about it. Drawing together key thinkers and policy experts, this unique volume – also a Special Issue of the Journal of Human Rights and the Environment - engages with the human dimensions of climate change, offering a timely intervention into contemporary debates about the challenging relationship between law and society in a time of climate crisis. The result is an imaginative, well-informed and provocative collection of contemporary engagements with the greatest challenge of the age, concerned not only to understand the current crisis but to offer perspectives on how it can be addressed. At the heart of this volume is the conviction that change is urgent, possible and morally imperative. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 105.00   Web: $ 94.50
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  2. Justice for Future Generations

    Justice for Future Generations

    Peter Lawrence
    Peter Lawrence’s Justice for Future Generations breaks new ground by using a multidisciplinary approach to tackle the issue of what ethical obligations current generations have towards future generations in addressing the threat of climate change. This insightful book draws on contemporary theories of justice to develop a number of principles which are used to critique the existing global climate change treaties. These principles are also used as a blueprint for suggestions on how to develop a much-needed global treaty on climate change. The approach is pragmatic in that the justice–ethics argument rests on widely shared values and is informed by the author’s extensive experience in the negotiation of global environmental treaties as an Australian diplomat. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  3. European Union Human Rights Law

    European Union Human Rights Law

    Marton Varju
    The European Union’s jurisprudence is responsible for a complex body of human rights law which pursues a busy, multi-tiered agenda and is essential for the lawful and effective operation and development of the EU polity and its legal order. This innovative book investigates the character of EU human rights law as shaped by the interplay between interpretation and context in the jurisprudence of EU courts. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  4. Combating Corruption

    Combating Corruption

    John Hatchard
    Drawing on numerous recent examples of good and bad practice from around the continent, this insightful volume explores the legal issues involved in developing and enhancing good governance and accountability within African states, as well as addressing the need for other states worldwide to demonstrate the ‘transnational political will’ to support these efforts. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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  5. Human Rights

    Human Rights

    Edited by David Kinley, Wojciech Sadurski, Kevin Walton
    Reflecting on the various dichotomies through which human rights have traditionally been understood, this book takes account of recent developments in both theories of rights and in international human rights law to present new ways of thinking about some long-standing problems. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  6. Counter-Terrorism, Human Rights and the Rule of Law

    Counter-Terrorism, Human Rights and the Rule of Law

    Edited by Aniceto Masferrer, Clive Walker
    The initial responses to 9/11 engaged categorical questions about ‘war’, ‘terrorism’, and ‘crime’. Now the implementation of counter-terrorism law is infused with dichotomies – typically depicted as the struggle between security and human rights, but explored more exactingly in this book as traversing boundaries around the roles of lawyers, courts, and crimes; the relationships between police, military, and security agencies; and the interplay of international and national enforcement. The contributors to this book explore how developments in counter-terrorism have resulted in pressures to cross important ethical, legal and organizational boundaries. They identify new tensions and critique the often unwanted outcomes within common law, civil law, and international legal systems. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  7. War Crimes and the Conduct of Hostilities

    War Crimes and the Conduct of Hostilities

    Edited by Fausto Pocar, Marco Pedrazzi, Micaela Frulli
    Most charges for war crimes are brought for violations of the rules on the treatment of protected persons in armed conflict situations. However in certain cases, they are brought for serious breach of international humanitarian law rules governing the conduct of hostilities. This book seeks to address this somewhat neglected area of international criminal law. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 162.00   Web: $ 145.80
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  8. Principles of International Humanitarian Law

    Principles of International Humanitarian Law

    Jonathan Crowe, Kylie Weston-Scheuber
    This book provides a clear and concise explanation of the central principles of international humanitarian law (or the law of armed conflict) while situating them in a broader philosophical, ethical and legal context. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  9. The World Bank, Asian Development Bank and Human Rights

    The World Bank, Asian Development Bank and Human Rights

    Sanae Fujita
    The World Bank and the Asian Development Bank are two of the world’s major institutions conducting development projects. Both banks recognize the importance of transparency, participation and accountability. Responding to criticisms and calls for reform, they have developed policies that are designed to protect these values for people affected by their projects. This original and timely book examines these policies, including those recently revised, through the prism of human rights, and makes suggestions for further improvement. It also analyzes the development of the Banks’ stance to human rights in general. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  10. Environmental Technologies, Intellectual Property and Climate Change

    Environmental Technologies, Intellectual Property and Climate Change

    Edited by Abbe E.L. Brown
    Many disciplines are relevant to combating climate change. This challenging book draws together legal, regulatory, geographic, industrial and professional perspectives and explores the role of technologies in addressing climate change through mitigation, adaptation and information gathering. It explores some key issues. Is intellectual property part of the solution, an obstacle to change or peripheral? Are there more important questions? Do they receive the attention they deserve? And from whom? This innovative book will play an important role in stimulating holistic discussion and action on an issue of key importance to society. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  11. The European Court of Human Rights and its Discontents

    The European Court of Human Rights and its Discontents

    Edited by Spyridon Flogaitis, Tom Zwart, Julie Fraser
    The European Court of Human Rights has long been part of the most advanced human rights regime in the world. However, the Court has increasingly drawn criticism, with questions raised about its legitimacy and backlog of cases. This book for the first time brings together the critics of the Court and its proponents to debate these issues. The result is a collection which reflects balanced perspectives on the Court’s successes and challenges. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  12. Contemporary Issues in Refugee Law

    Contemporary Issues in Refugee Law

    Edited by Satvinder Singh Juss, Colin Harvey
    Refugee law is going through momentous times, as dictatorships tumble, revolutions simmer and the ‘Arab Awakening’ gives way to the spread of terror from Syria to the Sahel in Africa. This compilation of topical chapters, by some of the leading scholars in the field, covers major themes of rights, security, the UNHCR, international humanitarianism and state interests and sets out to map new contours. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  13. Secrecy, National Security and the Vindication of Constitutional Law

    Secrecy, National Security and the Vindication of Constitutional Law

    Edited by David Cole, Federico Fabbrini, Arianna Vedaschi
    Virtually every nation has had to confront tensions between the rule-of-law demands for transparency and accountability and the need for confidentiality with respect to terrorism and national security. This book provides a global and comparative overview of the implications of governmental secrecy in a variety of contexts. Expert contributors from around the world discuss the dilemmas posed by the necessity for – and evils of – secrecy, and assess constitutional mechanisms for checking the abuse of secrecy by national and international institutions in the field of counter-terrorism. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  14. Understanding Human Rights

    Understanding Human Rights

    Paula Gerber
    Paula Gerber argues that international law can learn from the medical profession, which has long recognised that ‘prevention is better than cure’. There is an urgent need for HRE to be recognised as one of the best ways of preventing future human rights abuses; it is, in essence, a prophylactic for human rights violations. The book explores the provenance of human rights education in international law before critiquing the UNs work in this area across numerous different organs, including treaty committees, the Human Rights Council, General Assembly and Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. The author identifies a number of deficiencies in the UNs HRE activities, and makes recommendations for how the UN can more effectively promote HRE and increase states compliance with their international HRE obligations. This book provides a unique and timely insight into the workings of the UN in this vital aspect of international human rights law. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  15. Comparative Perspectives on Criminal Justice in China

    Comparative Perspectives on Criminal Justice in China

    Edited by Mike McConville, Eva Pils
    Comparative Perspectives on Criminal Justice in China is an anthology of chapters on the contemporary criminal justice system in mainland China, bringing together the work of recognised scholars from China and around the world. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 213.00   Web: $ 191.70
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  16. Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples

    Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples

    Edited by Randall S. Abate, Elizabeth Ann Kronk Warner
    Indigenous peoples occupy a unique niche within the climate justice movement, as many indigenous communities live subsistence lifestyles that are severely disrupted by the effects of climate change. Additionally, in many parts of the world, domestic law is applied differently to indigenous peoples than it is to their non-indigenous peers, further complicating the quest for legal remedies. The contributors to this book bring a range of expert legal perspectives to this complex discussion, offering both a comprehensive explanation of climate change-related problems faced by indigenous communities and a breakdown of various real world attempts to devise workable legal solutions. Regions covered include North and South America (Brazil, Canada, the US and the Arctic), the Pacific Islands (Fiji, Tuvalu and the Federated States of Micronesia), Australia and New Zealand, Asia (China and Nepal) and Africa (Kenya). Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 243.00   Web: $ 218.70
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  17. Genetic Resources, Equity and International Law

    Genetic Resources, Equity and International Law

    Camena Guneratne
    This book examines current developments in international law which regulate the uses of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture, and the various property regimes which are applied to these resources by these international agreements. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  18. Religion, Rights and Secular Society

    Religion, Rights and Secular Society

    Edited by Peter Cumper, Tom Lewis
    The expectations of many that religion in modern Europe would be swept away by the powerful current of secularization have not been realised, and today few topics generate more controversy than the complex relationship between religious and secular values. The ‘religious/secular’ relationship is examined in this book, which brings together scholars from different parts of Europe and beyond to provide insights into the methods by which religion and equivalent beliefs have been, and continue to be, protected in the legal systems and constitutions of European nations. The contributors’ chapters reveal that the oft-tumultuous legacy of Europe’s relationship with religion still resonates across a continent where legal, political and social contours have been powerfully shaped by faith and religious difference. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  19. Environmental Justice and Federalism

    Environmental Justice and Federalism

    Dennis C. Cory, Tauhidur Rahman, Satheesh Aradhyula, Melissa Anne Burns, Miles H. Kiger
    The authors discuss two case studies in their investigation of the complex interactions between environmental justice and government. These analyses offer a comprehensive view of both the siting and regulation of polluting activities, as well as a discussion of the effects on major natural resources such as clean air and drinking water. In each case, the authors both describe current government responses to the problem and offer specific recommendations regarding what actions should be taken in the future. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  20. International Criminal Justice

    International Criminal Justice

    Edited by Gideon Boas, William A. Schabas, Michael P. Scharf
    International criminal justice as a discipline throws up numerous conceptual issues, engaging disciplines such as law, politics, history, sociology and psychology, to name but a few. This book addresses themes around international criminal justice from a mixture of traditional and more radical perspectives. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 144.00   Web: $ 129.60
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