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  1. Advanced Introduction to International Environmental Law

    Advanced Introduction to International Environmental Law

    Ellen Hey
    This Advanced Introduction provides both an overview and a critical assessment of international environmental law (IEL) written by one of the leading authorities in this field. An invaluable entry point to this complex area of the law, the book pinpoints essential principles and institutions and distils the vast and often technical corpus of legal doctrine whilst also offering insights that stimulate critical thinking. Covering the origins, substantive content, institutional structure and accountability mechanisms of IEL, the book discusses substantive and procedural fairness, thus exploring questions of distributive justice, accountability and legitimacy. Providing an invaluable entry point to this complex area of the law, this book will prove a useful resource for professors, practitioners and policy-makers needing to quickly gain an understanding of the core principles of this multi-faceted topic. It will also serve as a stimulating introductory text for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The complete Elgar Advanced Introductions to Law series is available online as a low cost institutional subscription. Learn More
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  2. International Tax Law

    International Tax Law

    Edited by Reuven S. Avi-Yonah
    In the last 20 years, a critically important argument has dominated international tax scholarship: whether an international tax regime exists and if countries are constrained by it within their own tax legislation. This debate has had major implications on the current post-financial crisis efforts by governmental organizations, such as the G20 and OECD, in drafting multilateral international tax rules. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 777.00   Web: $ 699.30
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  3. International Trade and Food Security

    International Trade and Food Security

    Edited by Michael Ewing-Chow, Melanie Vilarasau Slade
    Food security is one of the greatest challenges of our time. Through a collection of commissioned studies, which draw upon the experience of leading experts and scholars in trade, investment, law, economics, and food policy, this book assesses whether self-sufficiency is an adequate response to the food security challenges we face Learn More
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  4. Robot Law

    Robot Law

    Edited by Ryan Calo, A. Michael Froomkin, Ian Kerr
    Robot Law brings together exemplary research on robotics law and policy – an area of scholarly inquiry responding to transformative technology. Expert scholars from law, engineering, computer science and philosophy provide original contributions on topics such as liability, warfare, domestic law enforcement, personhood, and other cutting-edge issues in robotics and artificial intelligence. Together the chapters form a field-defining look at an area of law that will only grow in importance. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  5. The Law of Treaties

    The Law of Treaties

    Robert Kolb
    Permeating all facets of public international law, the modern law of treaties is a fundamental aspect of governance in the ‘democratized’ world. In this contemporary introduction, Robert Kolb provides a refreshing study that is both legally analytical and practical. Written in a highly readable style, the book explores the key topics through concise chapters, which are organized into two parts. The first of these gives a structured overview of the law of treaties along with practical examples. The second provides a critical engagement with the underlying issues and discusses the multi-dimensional problems raised by legal regulations, explored through specific case studies. Learn More
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  6. International Water Law

    International Water Law

    Edited by Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, Mara Tignino
    This collection brings together writings from leading water law experts around the world to assess the law applicable to the uses, management and protection of water resources. Exploring the diverse aspects of this, from human rights to international economic law and peace and security, International Water Law comprehensively covers the multi-level facets of water resource management and protection in its wider scope. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 714.00   Web: $ 642.60
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  7. Human Rights and Corporate Wrongs

    Human Rights and Corporate Wrongs

    Simon Baughen
    The effects of globalisation, together with the increase in foreign investment and resource development within the developing world, have created a context for human rights abuses by States in which transnational corporations are complicit. This timely book considers how these ‘governance gaps’, as identified by Professor John Ruggie, may be closed. Simon Baughen examines the status of corporations under international law, the civil liability of corporations for their participation in international crimes and self-regulation through voluntary codes of conduct, such as the 2011 UN Guiding Principles. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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  8. International Labour Law

    International Labour Law

    Edited by Barbara J. Fick
    This timely volume provides a selection of seminal articles that analyze and debate current key topics in the field of international labour law. In particular, the collection focuses on the central role of the International Labour Organization (ILO) in the adoption and enforcement of labour standards, as well as the normative content of ILO Conventions forming the basis for the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. Additional articles critically consider non-ILO mechanisms for enforcing labour standards and assess their effectiveness and practicality. The final group of articles reflect on the future of international labour law and how it is impacted by the ILO Declaration, the dialogue on human rights and changes in the nature of the labour market in a global economic system. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 476.00   Web: $ 428.40
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  9. Performance Requirements and Investment Incentives Under International Economic Law

    Performance Requirements and Investment Incentives Under International Economic Law

    David Collins
    In this discerning book, David Collins provides an eloquent analysis of performance requirements and investment incentives as vital tools of economic policy. Adopting a consciously broad definition of both instruments, this work provokes a constructively critical assessment of their existing treatment under international economic law. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  10. Research Handbook on Political Economy and Law

    Research Handbook on Political Economy and Law

    Edited by Ugo Mattei, John D. Haskell
    Events such as the global financial crisis have helped reveal that the drivers and contours of governance on a national and international level remain a mystery in many respects. Set in this context, this timely Research Handbook is the first to explicitly address the constitutive relationship between law and political economy. With scholarly contributions from diverse disciplinary and geographic backgrounds, this authoritative book covers, in three parts, topics surrounding money and markets, the relations of organization, and commodities, land and resources. Learn More
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  11. 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: $ 161.00   Web: $ 144.90
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  12. The Intersection of International Law and Domestic Law

    The Intersection of International Law and Domestic Law

    Davíd T. Björgvinsson
    What are the theoretical and practical issues relating to the intersection between domestic and international law? This important new book discusses how general theories, including monism and dualism, transpire in practice. The author examines several key areas: the rules relating to treaty making and the ratification of treatises, the doctrine of automatic incorporation and transformation, the direct effect of international norms in the domestic system, and a discussion of the principle of consistent interpretation. With a focus on the European Convention on Human Rights, the author concludes that, although traditional theories are still relevant, they fall short in grasping the complexity of the different ways in which the legislator and the courts have given effect to international law on the domestic level. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  13. Research Handbook on International Marine Environmental Law

    Research Handbook on International Marine Environmental Law

    Edited by Rosemary Rayfuse
    This authoritative Handbook examines the current state and the future needs of international law in addressing the key activities that pose threats to the marine environment. Its chapters explore the legal framework for protection of the marine environment, pollution of the marine environment, seabed activities and the marine environment, protection of marine biodiversity, regional approaches to the protection of the marine environment and climate change and the marine environment. Each chapter goes beyond a survey of existing law to identify the shortcomings in the legal regime and areas of critical research needed to address these shortcomings. This book provides significant insights into contemporary issues surrounding the efficacy of the regime created by the 1982 Law of the Sea Convention and details the further work needed to ensure the design and implementation of effective regulation and management of human activities that affect the marine environment. Learn More
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  14. Research Handbook on Jurisdiction and Immunities in International Law

    Research Handbook on Jurisdiction and Immunities in International Law

    Edited by Alexander Orakhelashvili
    This Research Handbook provides a comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of the international law of jurisdiction and immunities, illustrating those aspects in which the law of jurisdiction and law of immunities are mutually interdependent, as well as shedding light on the implications of that interdependence. With authoritative contributions from recognized experts, it offers an impartial perspective on the applicable international law, independent from any positions held in governmental or other institutional circles. Learn More
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  15. Research Handbook on Transnational Labour Law

    Research Handbook on Transnational Labour Law

    Edited by Adelle Blackett, Anne Trebilcock
    The editors’ substantive introduction and the specially commissioned chapters in the Handbook explore the emergence of transnational labour law as a field, along with its contested contours. The expansion of traditional legal methods, such as treaties, is juxtaposed with the proliferation of contemporary alternatives such as indicators, framework agreements and consumer-led initiatives. Key international and regional institutions are studied for their coverage of such classic topics as freedom of association, equality, and sectoral labour standard-setting, as well as for the space they provide for dialogue. The volume underscores transnational labour law’s capacity to build bridges, including on migration, climate change and development. Learn More
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  16. Waste Policy

    Waste Policy

    Alexander Gillespie
    The book’s premise is that all forms of waste are expanding exponentially, and are often of a hazardous nature. The author examines the size of the problem, considers how it is evolving, and assesses the legal and political implications. He then shows that existing solutions to reducing consumption and recycling are limited, and concludes by discussing potential ways forward. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  17. The Law and Politics of International Organizations

    The Law and Politics of International Organizations

    Edited by Kenneth W. Abbott
    The overarching theme of this collection is the degree to which the activities and even the law of international organizations are embedded in politics. This is demonstrated by episodes such as Security Council authorizations for the use of military force and in activities such as admission of members, financing, voting and civil society participation. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 889.00   Web: $ 800.10
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  18. Advanced Introduction to the Law of International Organizations

    Advanced Introduction to the Law of International Organizations

    Jan Klabbers
    The Advanced Introduction to the Law of International Organizations gives a nuanced overview of the legal mechanisms behind the operation of international organizations such as the UN, the EU and the World Bank. It offers perceptive insights by placing the law of international organizations in a political context and provides systematic discussion of a variety of relevant legal notions, ranging from the powers of international organizations to mechanisms of accountability. Written by a leading authority on the topic, it provides a concise and accessible examination of this developing facet of international law. The complete Elgar Advanced Introductions to Law series is available online as a low cost institutional subscription. Learn More
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  19. Transboundary Pollution

    Transboundary Pollution

    Edited by S. Jayakumar, Tommy Koh, Robert Beckman, Hao Duy Phan
    This important book provides a comprehensive overview of the international legal principles governing transboundary pollution. In doing so, the experts writing in this book examine the practical applications of the State responsibility doctrine in this context. The editors bring together leading scholars and practitioners to analyse the international legal framework and cooperative mechanisms that have been developed to address this pressing issue. The book also includes case studies of Asia and Southeast Asia to demonstrate how international law governing transboundary pollution has evolved and been applied in practice. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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  20. Research Handbook on International Law and Cyberspace

    Research Handbook on International Law and Cyberspace

    Edited by Nicholas Tsagourias, Russell Buchan
    This timely Research Handbook contains an analysis of various legal questions concerning cyberspace and cyber activities and provides a critical account of their effectiveness. Expert contributors examine the application of fundamental international law principles to cyberspace such as sovereignty, jurisdiction, state responsibility, individual criminal responsibility, and intellectual property rights. In addition to this, they explore the application of international law rules to cyber terrorism, cyber espionage, cyber crime, cyber attacks and cyber war and discuss the cyber security policies of international and regional institutions. Learn More
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