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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...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 43.99
The prohibition of the use of force is one of the most crucial elements of the international legal order. Our understanding of that rule was both advanced and challenged during the period commencing with the termination of the Iran-Iraq war and the invasion of Kuwait, and concluding with the invasion and occupation of Iraq. The initial phase was characterized... 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 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
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...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 249.99
The prohibition of the use of force in international law is one of the major achievements of international law in the past century. The attempt to outlaw war as a means of national policy and to establish a system of collective security after both World Wars resulted in the creation of the United Nations Charter, which remains a principal point of... 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$ 39.99
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...