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  1. Regional Maintenance of Peace and Security under International Law

    The Distorted Mirrors

    By Dace Winther

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    This book explores the scope and limits of what is appropriate for regional action in the maintenance of peace and security. It offers a comparative study of legal regulation of the use of force in the maintenance of peace and security of different security regions in the context of the UN system...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Litigating Transnational Human Rights Obligations

    Alternative Judgments

    Edited by Mark Gibney, Wouter Vandenhole

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    Human rights have traditionally been framed in a vertical perspective with the duties of States confined to their own citizens or residents. Obligations beyond this territorial space have been viewed as either being absent or minimalistic at best. However, the territorial paradigm has now been...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The EU as a ‘Global Player’ in Human Rights?

    Edited by Jan Wetzel

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The Treaty of Lisbon has endowed the EU with a normative human rights framework that confirms recognition as a fully-fledged regional mechanism for the protection of human rights. The aim of this book is to contribute to the growing discussion of the external human rights dimension of the...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Environmental and Human Security in the Arctic

    Edited by Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv, Dawn Bazely, Marina Goloviznina, Andrew Tanentzap

    This is the first comprehensive exploration of why human security is relevant to the Arctic and what achieving it can mean, covering the areas of health of the environment, identity of peoples, supply of traditional foods, community health, economic opportunities, and political stability. The...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Foreign Investment, International Law and Common Concerns

    Edited by Tullio Treves, Francesco Seatzu, Seline Trevisanut

    Series: Routledge Research in International Economic Law

    Increasingly, transnational corporations, developed countries and private actors are broadening the boundaries of their investments into new territories, in search of a higher return on capital. This growth in direct foreign investment involves serious concerns for both the investor and host state....

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Criminal Responsibility for the Crime of Aggression

    By Patrycja Grzebyk

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    Since the Nuremberg trial, the crime of aggression has been considered one of the gravest international crimes. However, since the 1940s no defendants have been charged with this crime, with some states actively opposing the notion of punishing aggression. The option of trying an individual for...

    Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Effective Risk Communication

    Edited by Joseph Arvai, Louie Rivers III

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    There are two questions often asked of risk communication: what has been learned from past work, and what is needed to push the field forward? Drawing on the experience of leading risk researchers and practitioners, Effective Risk Communication focuses on answering these questions. The book draws...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The UN Watercourses Convention in Force

    Strengthening International Law for Transboundary Water Management

    Edited by Flavia Rocha Loures, Alistair Rieu-Clarke

    At the UN General Assembly in 1997, an overwhelming majority of States voted for the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses – a global overarching framework governing the rights and duties of States sharing freshwater systems....

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of the Death Penalty in Countries in Transition

    Edited by Madoka Futamura, Nadia Bernaz

    The increase in the number of countries that have abolished the death penalty since the end of the Second World War shows a steady trend towards worldwide abolition of capital punishment. This book focuses on the political and legal issues raised by the death penalty in "countries in transition",...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Precautionary Principle in Marine Environmental Law

    With Special Reference to High Risk Vessels

    By Bénédicte Sage-Fuller

    Series: Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

    The book examines whether the jurisdiction of coastal States under international law can be extended to include powers of intervention towards vessels posing a significant risk to their coastal and marine environment, but which have not yet been involved in any incident or accident. The books sets...

    Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge