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  1. International Law on the Maintenance of Peace

    International Law on the Maintenance of Peace

    Robert Kolb
    This book offers a comprehensive study into the use of force and the maintenance of peace in international relations. Whilst rooted in public international law, it also approaches the question from different angles, including its historical evolution and its sociological environment. The competences and practice of the UN and of regional organizations in the maintenance of peace are examined before the focus is shifted to the inter-State level, the main non-use of force rule and its claimed or recognized exceptions. Robert Kolb analyzes each of these rules separately, before concluding with insightful reflections on the current state-of-play and considerations for the future of this branch of the law. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 185.00   Web: $ 166.50
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  2. The International Law of State Responsibility

    The International Law of State Responsibility

    Robert Kolb
    This highly readable book examines the law of State responsibility, presenting it as a fundamental aspect of public international law. Covering the key aspects of the topic, it combines a clear overview with use of specific case studies in order to provide a deeper understanding. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  3. Handbook of Transnational Environmental Crime

    Handbook of Transnational Environmental Crime

    Edited by Lorraine Elliott, William H. Schaedla
    Crimes associated with the illegal trade in wildlife, timber and fish stocks, pollutants and waste have become increasingly transnational, organized and serious. They warrant attention because of their environmental consequences, their human toll, their impacts on the rule of law and good governance, and their links with violence, corruption and a range of crossover crimes. This ground-breaking, multi-disciplinary Handbook brings together leading scholars and practitioners to examine key sectors in transnational environmental crime and to explore its most significant conceptual, operational and enforcement challenges. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  4. 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
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 35.00   Web: $ 28.00
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  5. Handbook on the Economics of Foreign Aid

    Handbook on the Economics of Foreign Aid

    Edited by B. Mak Arvin, Byron Lew
    It would be fair to say that foreign aid today is one of the most important factors in international relations and in the national economy of many countries – as well as one of the most researched fields in economics. Although much has been written on the subject of foreign aid, this book contributes by taking stock of knowledge in the field, with chapters summarizing long-standing debates as well as the latest advances. Several contributions provide new analytical insights or empirical evidence on different aspects of aid. As a whole, the book demonstrate how researchers have dealt with increasingly complex issues over time – both theoretical and empirical – on the allocation, impact, and efficacy of aid, with aid policies placed at the center of the discussion. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 335.00   Web: $ 301.50
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  6. 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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  7. Handbook on Teaching and Learning in Political Science and International Relations

    Handbook on Teaching and Learning in Political Science and International Relations

    Edited by John Ishiyama, William J. Miller, Eszter Simon
    With a focus on providing concrete teaching strategies for scholars, the Handbook on Teaching and Learning in Political Science and International Relations blends both theory and practice in an accessible and clear manner. In an effort to help faculty excel as classroom teachers, the expert contributors offer representation from various types of institutions located throughout the world. Split into three distinct parts, this book discusses curriculum and course design, teaching subject areas and in class teaching techniques. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 55.00   Web: $ 44.00
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  8. Research Handbook on the Law of Treaties

    Research Handbook on the Law of Treaties

    Edited by Christian J. Tams, Antonios Tzanakopoulos, Andreas Zimmermann
    Offering a unique conceptual approach to the Law of Treaties this insightful Research Handbook not only sets out the foundational issues, but identifies tensions within the field, including formalism vs flexibility, integrity vs flexibility, and uniformity vs specialisation, to name a few. It seeks to define and re-define the dimensions in which Treaty law operates, tracing its fault-lines and the challenges it faces, such as breaches, regime-collisions, state succession and armed conflict. Representing a broad range of jurisdictional and ideological perspectives, the Research Handbook provides a diverse and stimulating approach to international treaties. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 295.00   Web: $ 265.50
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 69.95   Web: $ 55.96
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  9. International Organizations

    International Organizations

    Michael Davies, Richard Woodward
    This text provides a pioneering and comprehensive analysis of over one hundred international organizations. After introducing the broad historical and contextual settings, the book covers the full range of international organisations including those that are often overlooked or get minimal inclusion elsewhere. Each organization is analysed in a stand-alone section that consider its origins, basic mandates and evolution, the governance structure and the associated key players, current activities and future challenges. The descriptions also reflect each organization’s broader relationships with other international bodies. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  10. Economic Futures of the West

    Economic Futures of the West

    Jan Winiecki
    Jan Winiecki explores the various problems that the West must deal with in order to remain an efficient competitor in the world economy. These, he argues, are primarily consequences of the ever-expanding welfare state; consequences that are not only economic but also socio-psychological and, therefore, political. The author also considers the evolution of Western Europe and the USA from a new perspective, noting the ‘Europeanization’ of US economic policies and regulation and the ‘Americanization’ of polices and regulation in some European countries. The book concludes that the main challengers to the West – Brazil, Russia, India and China (the so-called BRIC group of countries) – are unlikely to gain economic supremacy over the West any time soon, given that they have to contend with their own difficulties. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  11. Asian Security and the Rise of China

    Asian Security and the Rise of China

    David Martin Jones, Nicholas Khoo, M. L.R. Smith
    East Asia is without question a region of huge economic, political and security significance. Asian Security and the Rise of China offers a comprehensive overview and assessment of the international politics of the Asia-Pacific since the end of the Cold War, seeking to address the overarching question of how we can most convincingly explain the central dynamics of Asia’s international relations. Via a realist perspective on the dynamics and frictions associated with accommodating the rise of powerful states, this timely book addresses the core issue in contemporary Asian politics: the rise of China. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  12. Knowledge, Desire and Power in Global Politics

    Knowledge, Desire and Power in Global Politics

    Chengxin Pan
    Knowledge, Desire and Power in Global Politics is the first systematic and deconstructive analysis of contemporary Western representation of China’s rise. Setting itself apart from the mainstream empiricist literature, its critical interpretative approach and unconventional and innovative perspective will not only strongly appeal to academics, students and the broader reading public, but also likely spark debate in the field of Chinese international relations. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  13. Elgar Handbook of Civil War and Fragile States

    Elgar Handbook of Civil War and Fragile States

    Edited by Graham K. Brown, Arnim Langer
    The Elgar Handbook of Civil War and Fragile States brings together contributions from a multidisciplinary group of internationally renowned scholars on such important issues as the causes of violent conflicts and state fragility, the challenges of conflict resolution and mediation, and the obstacles to post-conflict reconstruction and durable peace-building. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 289.00   Web: $ 260.10
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  14. Research Handbook on the Law of International Organizations

    Research Handbook on the Law of International Organizations

    Edited by Jan Klabbers, Åsa Wallendahl
    This pioneering Research Handbook with contributions from renowned experts, provides an overview of the general doctrines making up the law of international organizations. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 256.00   Web: $ 230.40
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 70.00   Web: $ 56.00
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  15. Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation

    Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation

    Edited by David Vogel, Johan Swinnen
    This well-documented book analyzes the possibilities and constraints of regulatory cooperation between the EU and the US (particularly California) with a specific focus on environmental protection, food safety and agriculture, biosafety and biodiversity. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 159.00   Web: $ 143.10
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  16. The Handbook on the Political Economy of War

    The Handbook on the Political Economy of War

    Edited by Christopher J. Coyne, Rachel L. Mathers
    By defining political economy and war in the broadest sense, this unique Handbook brings together a wide range of interdisciplinary scholars from economics, political science, sociology, and policy studies to address a multitude of important topics. These include an analysis of why wars begin, how wars are waged, what happens after war has ceased, and the various alternatives to war. Other sections explore civil war and revolution, the arms trade, economic and political systems, and post-conflict reconstruction and nation building. Policymakers as well as academics and students of political science, economics, public policy and sociology will find this volume to be an engaging and enlightening read. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 309.00   Web: $ 278.10
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  17. Democracy and Dissent

    Democracy and Dissent

    Frank Vibert
    Frank Vibert expertly examines the fundamental issues involved in attempts to rethink international institutions and their rule making procedures. He analyses the basic problems with the existing system and the main approaches to its reform. The book rejects the idea that there are any simple institutional ‘fixes’ for current problems – such as relying on the G20 to coordinate global rule making and also rejects more ambitious attempts to prescribe new general organizing principles for world governance. It calls instead for specific remedies for specific problems. The author recommends new procedures for all international rule making so that both expert groups and governments are subject to much stronger external checks on what they do. Learn More
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  18. Trafficking and Human Rights

    Trafficking and Human Rights

    Edited by Leslie Holmes
    Human trafficking is widely considered to be the fastest growing branch of trafficking. It has moved rapidly up the agenda of states and international organisations since the early-1990s, not only because of this growth, but also as its implications for security and human rights have become clearer. This fascinating study by European and Australian specialists provides original research findings on human trafficking, with particular reference to Europe, South-East Asia and Australia. A major focus is on how many states and organisations act in ways that undermine trafficking victims’ rights. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  19. Global Threats, Global Futures

    Global Threats, Global Futures

    Thayer Scudder
    Global threats can be expected to cause a global environmental crisis and declining living standards for most people. Threats analyzed include poverty, cultural, economic, political and religious fundamentalism, consumption, population increase and degradation of the global ecosystem. Chapters on the United States, China and Zambia illustrate difficulties that high, middle and low income countries face in addressing such threats. The final chapter examines the type of transformational change required just to reduce the rate and magnitude of future decline. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  20. The Impact of the WTO

    The Impact of the WTO

    Trish Kelly
    This volume is the first to provide a comprehensive analysis of the nine environmental and health disputes that have been adjudicated at the WTO since 1995. The investigation concludes that criticism of the WTO has been overstated and, surprisingly, nations do in fact retain sovereignty over environmental and health policy. The disputes explored suggest that the WTO has been able to balance trade, environmental and health objectives. The discussion illuminates the strengths and weaknesses of the dispute resolution process and closes with suggestions for improving it. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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