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- BRILL 2009; US$ 73.00
There is new movement in the discussion about self-determination and statehood. The contested declaration of independence by Kosovo and Russia?s recognition of the purported independence of Abkhasia and South Ossetia have caused significant controversy. These developments may well put an end to the attempt by governments to keep in place the highly... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 284.00
The study is the result of an international collaborative project supported and funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. This multi-year venture has involved a research team of some forty chapter authors and commentators. The research has been accompanied by three major workshops on project methodology, initial chapter reviews and final discussions.... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 72.00
This book traces the failure of international action in Kosovo from the late 1980s until NATO intervention in 1999, and endeavours to explain why, during that time, so many opportunities for making peace were squandered. Applying methodology developed by the EU Conflict Prevention Network, it divides the conflict into four main phases and examines... more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 44.99
One million people in the UK alone demonstrated against the 2003 invasion of Iraq. A crucial element of the opposition to the war was the lack of a clear legal basis. This is the first book to analyze the lawfulness of the use of force against Iraq on the basis of formerly classified material made public by the official UK inquiry into the war. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
Conflicts over the rights of self-defined population groups to determine their own destiny within the boundaries of existing states are among the most violent forms of inter-communal conflict. Many experts agree that autonomy regimes are a useful framework within which competing claims to self-determination can be accommodated. This volume explores... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2009; US$ 117.45
Der Grundsatz der Vertragstreue ( <i>pacta sunt servanda</i> ), im Rechtsverkehr immer wieder angeführt, wurde durch die Schuldrechtsmodernisierung 2001 nachdrücklich gestärkt ("Recht zur zweiten Andienung"), jedoch immer noch nicht ausdrücklich kodifiziert.<br />Marc-Philippe Weller analysiert diesen Grundsatz rechtsdogmatisch.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Previously published as a special issue of Ethnopolitics, this volume analyzes various dimensions of the internationalized state-building process in Bosnia and Herzegovina since 1995. In December 1995, the Dayton Agreements ended the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina and established a fragile peace between the former conflict parties. The settlement... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 120.00
This book examines whether we are moving towards an integrated regional system of legal provision for minorities. It illustrates the tension between newer member states, many of which have an interest in seeing minority issues addressed, and established members, which remain hesitant in committing themselves fully to a minority rights regime. more...
- Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2012; US$ 44.99
Die Gebäudehülle muss wie kaum ein anderes Bauteil gleichzeitig eine Vielzahl an Anforderungen und Funktionen erfüllen. Sie schützt den Innenraum und damit die Nutzer vor unerwünschten Umwelteinflüssen wie Niederschlag, Wind, Temperatur und Schall. Gleichzeitig leistet sie einen wesentlichen Beitrag zum Lastabtrag. Auch in ästhetischer Hinsicht ist... more...
- OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 249.99
This Oxford Handbook provides an authoritative and comprehensive analysis of one of the most controversial areas of international law. Over seventy contributors assess the current state of the international law prohibiting the use of force, assessing its development and analysing the many recent controversies that have arisen in this field. more...