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  1. The Concept of Military Objectives in International Law and Targeting Practice

    By Agnieszka Jachec-Neale

    Series: Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

    The concept that certain objects and persons may be legitimately attacked during armed conflicts has been well recognised and developed through the history of warfare. This book explores the relationship between international law and targeting practice in determining whether an object is a lawful...

    Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Cuban Embargo under International Law

    El Bloqueo

    By Nigel D. White

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    The United States embargo against Cuba was imposed over fifty years ago initially as a response to the new revolutionary government's seizure of US properties, which was viewed by the US as a violation of international law. However, while sanctions can be legitimate means of enforcing established...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Business and Human Rights in Southeast Asia

    Risk and the Regulatory Turn

    Edited by Mahdev Mohan, Cynthia Morel

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    Business and human rights has emerged as a distinct field within the corporate governance movement. The endorsement by the United Nations Human Rights Council of a new set of Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights in 2011 reinforces the State’s duty to protect against human rights abuses...

    Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. The United Nations Human Rights Council

    A Critique and Early Assessment

    By Rosa Freedman

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The United Nations Human Rights Council was created in 2006 to replace the UN Commission on Human Rights. The Council’s mandate and founding principles demonstrate that one of the main aims, at its creation, was for the Council to overcome the Commission’s flaws. Despite the need to avoid repeating...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Law

    Edited by Shawkat Alam, Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan, Tareq M.R. Chowdhury, Erika J. Techera

    The Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Law is an advanced level reference guide which provides a comprehensive and contemporary overview of the corpus of international environmental law (IEL). The Handbook features specially commissioned papers by leading experts in the field of...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Global Politics of Pesticides

    Forging consensus from conflicting interests

    By Peter Hough

    The Global Politics of Pesticides explores the varied, and often conflicting, interests involved in the formulation of international policies on chemical pesticide manufacture and use in each of the main areas of environmental pollution, trade, development, public health, food security,...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Civil Society and the Aid Industry

    Edited by Alison Van Rooy

    'This book is valuable for and beyond the international development industry. It deftly leads a non-specialist through the maze of ideas and arguments plaguing the concept of civil society, and critically examines how and what happens, when the international aid system tries to turn confusing and...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Reforming International Institutions

    Another World is Possible

    By UBUNTU Forum Secretariat

    There is now considerable unanimity that international organizations such as the United Nations, the World Trade Organization (WTO), Bretton Woods Institutions and the international economic architecture need to be reformed in order to achieve greater democratic governance to tackle the myriad of...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Managing the Planet

    The politics of the new millennium

    By Norman Moss

    We are at a watershed of history. The human race is now so numerous and its technological power so great that we are having an unprecedented impact on the biosphere, the entire planet. The need to control this impact is giving rise to a new kind of politics - the politics of the planet. The most...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. A Web of Prevention

    Biological Weapons, Life Sciences and the Governance of Research

    Edited by Brian Rappert, Caitriona McLeish

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    Web of Prevention provides a timely contribution to the current debate about life science research and its implications for security. It is an informative guide for both experts and the public. It is a forward-looking contribution covering both ends of the equation and creates momentum for the...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge