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  1. The Challenge of Food Security

    The Challenge of Food Security

    Edited by Rosemary Rayfuse, Nicole Weisfelt
    This timely study addresses the pressing issue of food security through a range of interdisciplinary contributions, providing both scholarly and policy-making perspectives. It sets the discussion on food security within the little-studied context of its international legal and regulatory framework. The expert contributors explore the key issues from a development perspective and through the lens of existing governance and policy systems with a view to articulating how these systems can be made more effective in dealing with the roots of food insecurity. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  2. Conservation on the High Seas

    Conservation on the High Seas

    Simone Borg
    This timely book discusses various international norms that qualify the right, which all states have to access and exploit living resources in marine areas beyond national jurisdiction, in order to promote the conservation of such species. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  3. Public Health and Plain Packaging of Cigarettes

    Public Health and Plain Packaging of Cigarettes

    Edited by Tania Voon, Andrew D. Mitchell, Jonathan Liberman, Glyn Ayres
    The book offers an in-depth exploration of relevant domestic and international legal questions in fields such as intellectual property, constitutional law, health, trade and investment. The authors’ analysis sheds light on broader questions relating to the capacity of governments to regulate tobacco products and the tobacco industry, and to regulate in the interests of public health more generally. The answers to these questions are of vital interest not only to Australia but also to the international community, with states’ regulatory sovereignty increasingly being challenged in local and international courts and tribunals. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 133.00   Web: $ 119.70
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  4. International Law in the Era of Climate Change

    International Law in the Era of Climate Change

    Edited by Rosemary Rayfuse, Shirley V. Scott
    This timely study brings together a group of leading scholars in their respective fields of international law to examine the impacts of climate change, and our responses to it, on the whole spectrum of international legal regimes, including those dealing with everything from climate displacement, human rights, and international trade and investment, to the oceans, the environment, armed conflicts and the use of force, and outer-space. The volume also examines the impacts of climate change on the underlying principles and processes of international law including those relating to the making and enforcement of international law and to third party dispute resolution. The book shows that there is much more to dealing with climate change than negotiating one global climate change-specific regime. Other areas of international law can, and must, be included in the solution. In this way international law can maximise its coherence and its efficacy. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  5. Sovereign Finance and the Poverty of Nations

    Sovereign Finance and the Poverty of Nations

    Yvonne Wong
    This important and timely book explains the legal principles and politics involved in the issue of odious debts, and sovereign debt arrangements more generally. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  6. Public International Law

    Public International Law

    Gideon Boas
    Public International Law offers a comprehensive understanding of international law as well as a fresh and highly accessible approach. While explaining the theory and development of international law, this work also examines how it functions in practice. Case studies and recent examples are infused in the discussion on each topic, and critical perspectives on the principles are given prominence, building an understanding of how and why the international legal system operates in the way it does and where it is heading. The book explains the theoretical foundations for each principle in detail before illustrating how these principles function in practice. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 73.00   Web: $ 58.40
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  7. Conservation, Biodiversity and International Law

    Conservation, Biodiversity and International Law

    Alexander Gillespie
    This important and timely book provides a rigorous overview of the defining issues presently facing conservation at international level. The author provides detailed coverage of topics ranging from the classification of species right through to access and benefit sharing, drawing on his personal experience at intergovernmental level. Each question is examined through the prism of dozens of treaties and hundreds of decisions and resolutions of the key multilateral regimes, and the law in each area is supplemented by the necessary considerations of science, politics and philosophy – providing much-needed context for the reader. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 239.00   Web: $ 215.10
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 70.00   Web: $ 56.00
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  8. The Law of Sovereign Wealth Funds

    The Law of Sovereign Wealth Funds

    Fabio Bassan
    This book provides a definition and classification for Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) and discusses their phenomenon within the legal context. It identifies the rules applicable to SWFs and focuses on the bilateral relationships between states. In eight extensive chapters, Fabio Bassan considers whether SWFs may enjoy immunity with respect to host state measures as well as protection in Bilateral Investment Treaties Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  9. Nuclear Weapons, Justice and the Law

    Nuclear Weapons, Justice and the Law

    Elli Louka
    It is often argued that the nuclear non-proliferation order divides the world into nuclear-weapon-haves and have-nots, creating a nuclear apartheid. Employing a careful and nuanced discussion of this claim, Elli Louka examines the architecture of the nuclear non-proliferation order, the fairness and effectiveness of international and regional institutions and scenarios for the future of nuclear weapons. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 204.00   Web: $ 183.60
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  10. Multinational Enterprises and Human Rights

    Multinational Enterprises and Human Rights

    Alexandra Gatto
    This well-researched book examines how the European Union could do more to ensure that EU-based multinational enterprises (MNEs) respect human rights when operating in third world countries. Alexandra Gatto identifies the primary obligations of MNEs as developed by international law, and investigates how the EU has promoted the respect of human rights obligations by the MNEs to date. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  11. Transnational Corporations and International Law

    Transnational Corporations and International Law

    Alice de Jonge
    Transnational Corporations and International Law provides a comprehensive overview of existing laws and principles aimed at regulating the international behaviour of transnational corporations. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  12. Mirages of International Justice

    Mirages of International Justice

    Matthew Parish
    Since the end of the Cold War there has been an explosion of international courts and tribunals that sit apart from domestic legal systems, yet they are often woefully inadequate for their stated purposes. This book explores common problems across these courts, and applies a constructivist theory of international relations to explain their operation. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 133.00   Web: $ 119.70
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  13. Cultural Property Law and Restitution

    Cultural Property Law and Restitution

    Irini Stamatoudi
    This invaluable book, for the first time, brings together the international and European Union legal framework on cultural property law and the restitution of cultural property. Drawing on the author’s extensive experience of international disputes, it provides a very comprehensive and useful commentary. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  14. Global Governance of the Environment

    Global Governance of the Environment

    Afshin Akhtarkhavari
    This timely book examines the role of environmental principles in changing international environmental law and politics, and argues for the importance of integrating environmental principles in the global governance of the environment. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  15. The Internationalisation of Law

    The Internationalisation of Law

    Edited by Mary Hiscock, William van Caenegem
    This insightful book explores the acute challenges presented by the ‘internationalisation’ of law, a trend that has been accelerated by the growing requirement for academics and practitioners to work and research across countries and regions with differing legal traditions. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  16. A Grand Design for Peace and Reconciliation

    A Grand Design for Peace and Reconciliation

    Edited by Yoichiro Murakami, Thomas J. Schoenbaum
    Scholars from Japan and a range of other countries explore in this book the still-unfinished effort to achieve the reconciliation of old enmities left over from past wars in East Asia. They present concrete policy proposals for a ‘grand design’ of peace based on the Japanese concept of ‘kyosei’, a word roughly translated as ‘conviviality’. A positive peace through kyosei means not only the absence of violence, but also the amelioration of past injustices, exploitation and oppression. The diversity of disciplines represented in the volume—international law and politics, history, philosophy and theology – enrich the contributors’ search for an intellectually appropriate, practically transformative and viable grand theory of peace in the twenty-first century. Chapters address issues such as security in North–South conflict situations, foreign policy strategies for Japan, the perspective of comparative religions, and current skepticism for the possibility of peace and reconciliation. These insightful and compelling analyses will be of great interest to students and researchers of East Asia and the politics of peace in general. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  17. Peace in Northeast Asia

    Peace in Northeast Asia

    Thomas J. Schoenbaum
    This book takes an in-depth look at Japan’s long-festering territorial and maritime disputes with its three neighbors – China, South Korea and the Russian Federation. Japan has established friendly relations with all three former adversaries since the end of World War II, but these sovereignty issues remain. All three disagreements have recently flared into potentially violent incidents that could erupt again at any time. The book explores each situation and proposes concrete compromise solutions to each of the outstanding disputes. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  18. Peace Movements and Pacifism after September 11

    Peace Movements and Pacifism after September 11

    Edited by Shin Chiba, Thomas J. Schoenbaum
    Noted international scholars from a range of disciplines present in this book Japanese and East Asian perspectives on the changed prospects for international peace post September 11. Because East Asia has not been preoccupied with the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East, the authors’ views serve as a balance to the war on terror declared in the United States. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  19. NGOs in International Law

    NGOs in International Law

    Edited by Pierre-Marie Dupuy, Luisa Vierucci
    The increasing role that NGOs play at different levels of legal relevance – from treaty-making to rule implementation, and from support to judges to aid delivery – calls for reconsideration of the international legal status of those organizations. This book shows that the degree of flexibility currently enjoyed by NGOs in fields as varied as human rights, the environment and the European Union development cooperation policy constitutes the best arena for all actors involved, with the consequences that the instances where more strict regulation of NGOs’ participation is desirable are very limited. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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