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Justice Belied

by Sébastien Chartrand & John Philpot Baraka Books (October 03, 2014)

For the first time in a book, defence counsel, investigators, journalists, and academics pool their knowledge and experience to answer the burning questions. What has happened to the fundamental principles of...


The Rhetoric of Genocide: Death as a Text

by Ben Voth Lexington Books (June 18, 2014)

Through the careful analysis of historical figures and empirical policy successes, The Rhetoric of Genocide: Death as a Text reveals how strategic communication silences make the tragedy of genocide probable...


China's and Italy's Participation in Peacekeeping Operations: Existing Models, Emerging Challenges

by Lijiang Zhu, Emanuele Sommario, Andrea de Guttry & Jiaxiang Hu et al. Lexington Books (April 28, 2014)

China’s and Italy’s Participation in Peacekeeping Operations: Existing Models, Emerging Challenges examines the peacemaking efforts of these two countries through the lenses of international relations, history,...


New Media, Old Regimes: Case Studies in Comparative Communication Law and Policy

by Lyombe S. Eko Lexington Books (July 30, 2012)

New Media, Old Regimes: Case Studies in Comparative Communication Law and Policy, by Lyombe S. Eko, is a collection of novel theoretical perspectives and case studies in comparative communication law. Through...


Understanding International Law through Moot Courts: Genocide, Torture, Habeas Corpus, Chemical Weapons, and the Responsibility to Protect

by Henry F. Carey, Stacey M. Mitchell, Brittany Bromfield & Robert J. Beck et al. Lexington Books (March 06, 2014)

Understanding International Law through Moot Courts analyzes five moot court cases held before the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court. These cases offer insight on the international...


Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

by Ralph J. Temple Akashic Books (January 10, 2012)

The impassioned memoirs from one of America's leading civil liberties attorneys of the 20th century.


The United States and the International Criminal Court: National Security and International Law

by Carl Kaysen, Sarah B. Sewall, Leila Nadya Sadat & Robinson O. Everett et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 28, 2000)

A growing international consensus supports the idea of holding individuals responsible for the most egregious violations of human rights such as genocide. This consensus lies behind the recent efforts to create...


Toleration on Trial

by Stephen Macedo, Ingrid Creppell, George Klosko & Rainer Forst et al. Lexington Books (February 12, 2008)

Toleration on Trial offers the only multidisciplinary study available on the issue of toleration, in the context of deep and difficult conflicts over ideological, cultural, and identity issues in today's mobilized...


Politics and the Past: On Repairing Historical Injustices

by John Torpey Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 01, 2004)

Offering a nuanced, historically grounded, and critical perspective, this book presents a multidisciplinary exploration of the growing public controversy over reparations for historical injustices.


Protesting Power: War, Resistance, and Law

by Francis A. Boyle Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2007)

In this compelling book, distinguished activist lawyer Francis A. Boyle sounds an impassioned clarion call to citizen action against Bush administration policies both domestic and international. Boyle, who has...


International Law in the 21st Century: Rules for Global Governance

by Christopher C. Joyner Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 04, 2005)

In the freshest international law text in 20 years, Christopher C. Joyner offers a critical assessment of international legal rules in the early 21st century as they are applied by governments to the real world....


Gender, Conflict, and Peacekeeping

by Dyan Mazurana, Angela Raven-Roberts & Jane Parpart Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 17, 2005)

Peacekeeping has become a major international undertaking throughout the world, from Africa to the Americas, from Europe to Southeast Asia. Yet until now, there has been no systematic analysis of the key role...


The War on Terror: The Legal Dimension

by Col. James P. Terry Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 30, 2013)

Examining the legal dimension of the war on terror, James P. Terry carefully explores the myriad juridical concerns that must be addressed in prosecuting a war with few established legal boundaries.


Trials and Tribulations of International Prosecution

by Henry F. Carey & Stacey M. Mitchell Lexington Books (February 14, 2013)

This book examines the political and legal challenges of instating criminal prosecutions by international tribunals since their reestablishment a half century after the international military tribunals at Nuremberg...


Dying to Live

by Pierre-Claver Ndacyayisenga, Casey Roberts & Phil Taylor Baraka Books (May 15, 2013)

Pierre-Claver Ndacyayisenga was a history teacher in Kigali when he was forced to flee to the neighbouring Congo (Zaïre) with his wife and three children. Thus began a harrowing five-year voyage of 9781926824789...


Crime, Punishment, and Policing in China

by Børge Bakken Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 22, 2005)

Crime has long been a silent partner in China's march to modernization, just as law and order has become increasingly important in legitimizing the Chinese regime. This groundbreaking volume offers the first...


The Ethic of Traditional Communities and the Spirit of Healing Justice: Studies from Hollow Water, the Iona Community, and Plum Village

by Jarem Sawatsky & Rupert Ross Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 15, 2009)

In this groundbreaking international comparative study on healing justice, the author examines a number of traditional communities. Sawatsky identifies the common patterns, themes, and imagination which these...


Cuban Counterpoints: The Legacy of Fernando Ortiz

by Mauricio A. Font & Alfonso W. Quiroz Lexington Books (December 23, 2004)

While Fernando Ortiz's contribution to our understanding of Cuba and Latin America more generally has been widely recognized since the 1940s, recently there has been renewed interest in this scholar and activist...


Enemy of the State

by Prof. Michael A. Newton & Prof. Michael P. Scharf St. Martin's Press (September 16, 2008)

At 12:21 p.m., on October 19, 2005, Saddam Hussein was escorted into the Courtroom of the Iraqi High Tribunal in Baghdad for one of the most important and chaotic trials in history. For a year, two American...


The Law and Politics of Engaging De Facto States

by Benedikt Harzl Center for Transatlantic Relations SAIS (May 08, 2018)

The secessionist entities that emerged out of the turbulent upheavals in the 1990s in the South Caucasus have, over many years and with enormous external assistance, successfully defied the jurisdiction of their...


The Trial of Hissène Habré

by Celeste Hicks Zed Books (April 15, 2018)

  • The first published account of Hissène Habré’s trial and conviction

  • With the authority of the International Criminal Court under increasing pressure, Habre's trial offers an alternative model for challenging...

Innovations in Refugee Protection

by Luise Druke Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (February 02, 2015)

This compendium synthesizes innovations of the UN High Commissioners for Refugees (UNHCR) since 1951. The book bridges the gap between academic and field work and uses Joseph Nye’s concept of «soft power»...


Criminal Law Dealing with Hate Crimes

by Christine Marie Shavers Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (July 15, 2014)

This study aims at providing a contribution to the current issue of hate crime. It analyzes the possibilities which are served by the German and the US American law to penalize bias-motivated crimes, while considering...


Protection of Human Life in Its Early Stage

by Alexander Stepkowski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 12, 2014)

The book consists of thirteen studies examining different aspects of human life protection in the early stage of its development. The contributions are arranged in three parts. Part I focuses on theoretical...


Commercial Integration between the European Union and Mexico

by Gerhard Niedrist Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 11, 2014)

The economic integration between the European Union and Mexico is of strategic significance to both parts. The EU is Mexico’s second most important trading partner and an integral piece in the diversification...


Recht nach dem Arabischen Fruehling

by Dirk Otto & Bruno Menhofer Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (January 22, 2014)

Der von der Gesellschaft für arabisches und islamisches Recht herausgegebene Band enthält die Vorträge, die auf der Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft 2012 in Heidelberg gehalten wurden. Ergänzt werden diese...


State as a Giant with Feet of Clay

by Jan Kysela Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (December 15, 2014)

Many contemporary states, even the European ones, resemble a giant with feet of clay. They tend to be greater in terms of the scope of governance, rather than in terms of their territory or population. Since...


The Mutual Assistance and Solidarity Clauses

by Antonio-Maria Martino Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 26, 2014)

The Mutual Assistance and Solidarity Clauses is the first comprehensive comparative analysis of two major innovations introduced by the Lisbon Treaty. Antonio-Maria Martino’s study focuses on the origins,...


Enforcement of Patents on Geographically Divisible Inventions

by Agnieszka Kupzok Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 30, 2015)

This work investigates the challenges of enforcement of patent rights in geographically divisible inventions. It considers aspects of technological progress which pose challenges to the established system of...


Privatisation of Planning Powers and Urban Infrastructure- Privatisierung von Planung und staedtischen Infrastrukturen

by Stephan Mitschang Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (December 23, 2014)

This book grew out of the sixth annual meeting of the Platform of Experts in Planning Law held in Lisbon in October 2012. The book’s chapters illustrate the evolution of this unique comparative land use planning...


Statehood in Times of Climate Change

by Frederick von Paepcke Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (November 25, 2014)

Climate change is a most complex, global challenge for the international community and for international law. The tremendous negotiation efforts in the last decades did not result in effective mitigation measures,...


Thriving in an All-Boys Club

by Cara Rabe-Hemp Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 22, 2017)

In 1845 women entered the career of policing, and ever since it’s been an evolving history for them. There are countless stories of women shaping this career, adding particular gifts and abilities to the profession....


Renewable Energy Law in Europe

by Thea Sveen, Franz Jürgen Säcker & Lydia Scholz Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (August 28, 2015)

The law of renewable energies has always been subject to change. Together with the Scandinavian Institute for Maritime Law of the University of Oslo, the Berlin Institute for Energy and Regulatory Law has brought...


Global Governance and Its Effects on State and Law

by Martin Belov Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 24, 2016)

The sixth volume in the series of the Central and Eastern European Forum for Legal, Political, and Social Theory Yearbook is focused on the effects of globalisation and global governance on state, law and society....


Law and State

by Ðorde Gardaševic, Luka Burazin & Alessio Sardo Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (October 16, 2015)

The fifth volume in the series of the Central and Eastern European Forum for Legal, Political, and Social Theory Yearbook addresses two major topics: law and state. The authors shed new light on some of the...


Democracy as an International Obligation of States and Right of the People

by Linda Wittor Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 29, 2016)

There is a clear development towards the acknowledgement of democracy as a universal concern. States and international organisations openly support democracy and condemn setbacks in democratisation and consolidation...


International Law on Antarctic Mineral Resource Exploitation

by Runyu Wang Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 18, 2017)

This book analyzes the legal regime of the exploitation of the mineral resources in the Antarctic. Therefore, it elaborates on the development of the Antarctic Treaty and the Antarctic Treaty System (ATS). The...


13 Acts of Academic Journalism and Historical Commentary on Human Rights

by Ben Dorfman Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 19, 2017)

Constituted of a range of essays, the present volume addresses a variety of contemporary and historical events from human rights perspectives. Taking on issues from the American presidential election to North...


Sovereignty in China’s Perspective

by Yonghong Yang Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 27, 2017)

This book explores China’s perspective on sovereignty. The concept of sovereignty is universal, however, the understanding of it varies in different states and due to cultural backgrounds, history or the composition...


Rechtliche Funktionsbedingungen von Maerkten und Formen der Konfliktbeilegung in China und Europa

by Reinhard Singer, Astrid Stadler, Jochen Glöckner & Xujun Gao Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (February 15, 2017)

Die Beiträge in diesem Sammelband befassen sich mit den rechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen für Wettbewerb und Markt in China und Europa. Dies umfasst die gesellschafts-, arbeits- und wettbewerbs- bzw. kartellrechtlichen...


The free movement of persons between Switzerland and the European Union

by G. Giappichelli Editore s.r.l. Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (January 30, 2017)

This book outlines and analyses the legal framework governing the free movement of persons between Switzerland and the European Union, looking at it from an Italian perspective. The intention is to provide not...


Regulation of Cloud Services under US and EU Antitrust, Competition and Privacy Laws

by Sára Gabriella Hoffman Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (December 05, 2016)

This book examines how cloud-based services challenge the current application of antitrust and privacy laws in the EU and the US. The author looks at the elements of data centers, the way information is organized,...


The Impact of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership on International Cooperation

by Jerzy Menkes, Andzelika Kuznar & Elzbieta Czarny Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 06, 2017)

This book gathers Polish and foreign scholars to consider diverse aspects of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). It examines key general areas such as the improvement of the position of the...


The Objectivity of Judicial Decisions

by Vito Breda Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (November 16, 2016)

This book discusses how judges qualify their activities as objective. The data for this project was retrieved from a large sample of cases using Langacker’s methodology. The sample included over a thousand...


A Fair Trial at the International Criminal Court? Human Rights Standards and Legitimacy

by Elmar Widder Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (August 05, 2016)

This book approaches the question of whether or not the court procedure at the International Criminal Court (ICC) can be regarded as fair from two angles: First, does the ICC provide a fair trial according to...


«Desaparición»

by Gabriele Andreozzi Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (April 29, 2014)

The current situation in Argentina is unprecedented. In compliance with prescribed timings and procedures, the crimes committed by the state in recent history are being prosecuted and penalized. This book traces...


Italian Yearbook of Human Rights 2014

by Marco Mascia Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (December 02, 2014)

The Italian Yearbook of Human Rights 2014, the fourth in the series, provides a dynamic and up-to-date overview of the measures Italy has taken to adapt its legislation and policies to international human rights...


Activation Policies for the Unemployed, the Right to Work and the Duty to Work

by Daniel Dumont & Elise Dermine Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (December 15, 2014)

Since the 1990s and the 2000s, Western social protection systems have experienced a turn towards activation. This turn consists of the multiplication of measures aimed at bringing those who are unemployed closer...


Italian Yearbook of Human Rights 2015

by Interdepartmental Centre on Human Rights Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (November 13, 2015)

The Italian Yearbook of Human Rights 2015 provides a dynamic and up-to-date overview of the measures Italy has taken to adapt its legislation and policies to international human rights law and to comply with...


European Union Foreign Policy and the Global Climate Regime

by Simon Schunz Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (April 29, 2014)

Ever since the first international negotiations on climate change in the early 1990s, the European Union has aspired to play a leading role in global climate politics.

This book engages in a longitudinal analysis...