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  • The Prevention of Torture by Danielle Celermajer
    The Prevention of Torture (English, Hardback)

    Critics have decried human rights approaches' a failure to attend to structural factors, but this book seeks to go beyond a 'stance of criticism'. It takes up the positive project of reimagining how, human rights could attend to the worlds that produce systematic violations like torture so as to prevent it.

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  • The Human Right to a Healthy Environment by John H. Knox
    The Human Right to a Healthy Environment (English, Paperback)

    Issues concerning human rights and the environment are of enormous current significance. This book is a touchstone for all those interested in the intersection of human rights and the environment and a potential international right to a healthy environment, including scholars, students, government officials, and representatives of civil society.

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  • When Soldiers Rebel by Kristen A. Harkness
    When Soldiers Rebel (English, Hardback)

    This book is intended for academics studying African politics, ethnic conflict, democratization, and civil-military relations. Focusing on the military, it contributes important mechanisms for understanding when and why ethnic groups rebel. Comparative case studies include Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, and Sierra Leone.

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  • The ABC of the OPT by Orna Ben-Naftali
    The ABC of the OPT (English, Paperback)

    The legal issues surrounding Israel's half-century rule over the Palestinian Territories are analyzed and critiqued in this original lexicon. Through a detailed examination of the terms and concepts involved, the book sheds light on the role of international and Israeli law in shaping, legitimizing, and responding to Israeli occupation.

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  • An Introduction to International Organizations Law by Jan Klabbers
    An Introduction to International Organizations Law (English, Paperback)

    This market-leading textbook has been updated extensively to reflect the entry into force of the EU's Lisbon Treaty and new articles on the responsibility of international organisations. It also includes two new chapters on the international civil service and the relations between organisations and other institutions, respectively.

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  • Global International Society by Barry Buzan
    Global International Society (English, Paperback)

    A new and systematic view of how global international society (GIS) came into being and acquired its current structure and dynamics. Buzan and Schouenborg integrate states, intergovernmental and international non-governmental organisations, and the diffusion of norms, into a single theoretical framework for the study of GIS.

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  • Human Rights, Democracy, and Legitimacy in a World of Disorder by Silja Voeneky
    Human Rights, Democracy, and Legitimacy in a World of Disorder (English, Hardback)

    This book is for philosophers, legal scholars, and every reader who is interested in knowing more about the key concepts that help to stabilize states and the international order: human rights, democracy, and legitimacy. This volume shows the new challenges they will face in the conditions of disorder brought by the twenty-first century.

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  • Institutionalizing State Responsibility by Vincent-Joel Proulx
    Institutionalizing State Responsibility (English, Hardback)

    UN organs play a significant role in implementing the law of State responsibility in global security contexts. This book analyses how the ICJ, the General Assembly and the Security Council contribute to the implementation of the laws of State responsibility, using transnational terrorism as its principal case study.

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  • International Organizations by Ian Hurd
    International Organizations (English, Paperback)

    The third edition of Ian Hurd's lively introduction to international organizations has been revised and updated throughout. The only textbook to give a deep look at the law and politics of contemporary international organizations, it is an essential resource for advanced undergraduate courses in international relations and global governance.

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  • The History of ICSID by Antonio R. Parra
    The History of ICSID (English, Hardback)

    This book covers the origins and development of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and its Convention, from 1955 to 2015. It includes accounts of the formulation of the Convention, the elaboration of ICSID's Regulations and Rules and analysis of the cases submitted since the entry into force of the Convention.

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  • European Union Law: A Very Short Introduction by Anthony Arnull
    European Union Law: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback)

    In the wake of the Eurozone crisis and Brexit the European Union faces difficult questions about its future. In this debate, the law has a central role to play. But what exactly is EU law about? And why do its Member States respect the commitments they made when they signed the treaties so much more effectively than other treaty-based regimes?

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  • The International Responsibility of International Organisations by Moritz Moelle
    The International Responsibility of International Organisations (English, Hardback)

    What is the extent to which international organisations can be said to bear joint responsibility for violations of international law? This book sets out how responsibility in peacekeeping operations has been distributed between international organisations in the past, and proposes a new methodology according to the criterion of normative control.

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  • The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child by John Tobin
    The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (English, Hardback)

    Adopted in 1989, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child has been vital in establishing the rights of children across the globe. This volume provides a detailed analysis and evaluation of each of the 40 articles which comprise this Convention and examines the optional protocols that have developed since its inception.

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  • The Case for an International Court of Civil Justice by Maya Steinitz
    The Case for an International Court of Civil Justice (English, Hardback)

    People in developing countries whose lives and livelihoods are destroyed by multinational corporations have no place to turn for justice. Still they try, costing corporate defendants time and money. Explains why national courts do not help, and offers an alternative intended to appeal to victims, corporations, national governments and lawyers.

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  • Insurgent Fragmentation in the Horn of Africa by Michael Woldemariam
    Insurgent Fragmentation in the Horn of Africa (English, Hardback)

    Insurgent fragmentation is central to the dynamics of contemporary civil wars. This book is one of the few extended treatments of this phenomenon and will be of interest to both scholarly and non-scholarly audiences interested in the evolution and behaviour of insurgent groups, and conflict dynamics in war zones around the world.

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  • The United Nations Convention Against Corruption by Cecily Rose
    The United Nations Convention Against Corruption (English, Hardback)

    This volume provides an article-by-article commentary of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), which entered into force in 2005. Each chapter discusses the relevant travaux preparatoires, the text of the final article, and examples of domestic implementing legislation.

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  • China's Strategic Multilateralism by Scott L. Kastner
    China's Strategic Multilateralism (English, Hardback)

    China sometimes shows leadership in organizing global challenges, but its role can be less constructive. This book engages students of international relations and China with a theory of how rising powers approach international cooperation strategically, illustrated with case studies of Central Asia, nuclear proliferation, international finance, and climate change.

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  • The Law of International Organisations by Nigel White
    The Law of International Organisations (English, Paperback)

    Substantially updated for its third edition, this book provides a concise account of the principles and norms of international law applicable to inter-governmental organisations, with a focus on the UN and its associated bodies. -- .

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  • Shared Responsibility in International Law: Distribution of Responsibilities in International Law Series Number 2 by Andre Nollkaemper
    Shared Responsibility in International Law: Distribution of Responsibilities in International Law Series Number 2 (English, Paperback)

    International law provides only limited guidance for distributing responsibility among multiple wrongdoing actors. Drawing on disciplines such as political theory, moral philosophy, and economics, this book explores the possible grounds for distribution of responsibility and provides a basis for the further development and reform of international law.

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  • Rules of Procedure at the UN and at Inter-Governmental Conferences by Robbie Sabel
    Rules of Procedure at the UN and at Inter-Governmental Conferences (English, Paperback)

    This third edition of an award-winning book provides a comprehensive manual to procedure and conduct of business at the UN General Assembly and at international conferences. This will be a standard reference book for UN and conference delegates as well as scholars and students of international law and international relations.

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