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  1. Human Rights and Non-State Actors

    Human Rights and Non-State Actors

    Edited by Andrew Clapham
    The question of whether non-state actors have human rights obligations is ultimately dependent on what we mean when we speak of human rights and what entities we consider to be non-state actors. Focusing the debate, this important collection presents an essential set of contributions which address these questions. An original introduction provides the context for the selection of papers that, first offer a general overview, and then a focus on the roles and impact of national legal orders, international organizations, corporations and rebel groups. This volume is essential reading for anyone interested in the fast-moving developments related to the ways human rights law now applies to non-state actors. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 518.00   Web: $ 466.20
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  2. Research Handbook on Global Justice and International Economic Law

    Research Handbook on Global Justice and International Economic Law

    Edited by John Linarelli
    The fairness of institutions of global economic governance ranks among the most pressing issues of our time. Most approaches to understanding the complex structure of treaties and intergovernmental organizations such as the WTO tend to uncritically accept an economic focus, highlighting gains from trade and the merits of progressive trade and investment liberalization. While the economic arguments are compelling, other ways of thinking about the roles of these institutions have received less attention. The Research Handbook fills this gap by offering a substantial interdisciplinary examination of the normative and policy underpinnings of the international economic order. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 221.00   Web: $ 198.90
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  3. Framing the Net

    Framing the Net

    Rikke Frank Jørgensen
    This important book examines how human rights are being applied in the digital era. The focus on ‘internet freedoms’ and ‘internet rights’ has risen considerably in recent years, and in July 2012 the first resolution on the promotion, protection and enjoyment of human rights on the internet was adopted by the U.N. Human Rights Council. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  4. Research Handbook on International Conflict and Security Law

    Research Handbook on International Conflict and Security Law

    Edited by Nigel White, Christian Henderson
    This innovative Research Handbook brings together leading international law scholars from around the world to discuss and highlight the contemporary debate regarding issues of conflict prevention and the legality of resorting to the use of armed force through to those arising during an armed conflict and in the phase between conflict and peace. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 316.00   Web: $ 284.40
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Dictionary of International Human Rights Law

    Dictionary of International Human Rights Law

    Connie de la Vega
    This one-of-a-kind Dictionary provides a comprehensive breakdown of terms employed in the discussion of international human rights law. In addition to a list of definitions, this innovative volume also includes an appendix featuring descriptions of major treaties, documents, and other important human rights instruments, along with references on how to locate them. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 162.00   Web: $ 145.80
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  10. Gender Issues and Human Rights

    Gender Issues and Human Rights

    Edited by Dianne Otto
    The 1990s witnessed a surge of feminist human rights scholarship and activism in international law which has shaped jurisprudential and institutional developments, yet gender issues and human rights still remain a challenging and evolving field of study. In this collection, Professor Otto brings together seminal works which are united in their aim of questioning the existing gendered hierarchies of power and inequality and the purportedly natural foundations that have justified oppressive gender stereotypes. Included works cover, among others, the history and early developments of women’s rights, structural critiques of international human rights law, recognizing new human rights, linking women’s economic inequality and human rights and thinking beyond the duality of gender. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 1,365.00   Web: $ 1,228.50
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  11. Research Handbook on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

    Research Handbook on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

    Edited by Robert Kolb, Gloria Gaggioli
    This fascinating Handbook explores the interplay between international human rights law and international humanitarian law, offering expert analysis on the increasingly complex issues surrounding their application in conflict areas across the world. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 298.00   Web: $ 268.20
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 69.95   Web: $ 55.96
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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Intellectual Property, Human Rights and Competition

    Intellectual Property, Human Rights and Competition

    Abbe E.L. Brown
    This detailed book explores the relationship between intellectual property, competition and human rights. It considers the extent to which they can and must be combined by decision makers, and how this approach can foster innovation in key areas for society – such as pharmaceutical drugs, communications software and technology to combat climate change. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  19. Business and Human Rights

    Business and Human Rights

    Edited by Wesley Cragg
    Topics discussed include the debates leading to the creation of the ISO 26000 standard and the United Nations human rights framework for business entities, as well as the nature and limits of the human rights responsibilities of business, the roles and responsibilities of international trade bodies like the World Trade Organization in protecting human rights, and the implications of the current debate for international trade agreements and trade with China. The contributors also explore the effectiveness of voluntary human rights standards in the textile and clothing trade, mining, advertising and the pharmaceutical industries. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  20. Integration for Third-Country Nationals in the European Union

    Integration for Third-Country Nationals in the European Union

    Edited by Sonia Morano-Foadi, Micaela Malena
    This highly original book provides an innovative analysis of EU migration and asylum law and its interplay with equality issues in order to assess the current integration framework for third-country nationals and to explore future scenarios in the European Context. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 191.00   Web: $ 171.90
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