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  • Socializing Statesby Ryan Goodman; Derek Jinks

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 28.99

    The role of international law in global politics is as poorly understood as it is important. But how can the international legal regime encourage states to respect human rights? Given that international law lacks a centralized enforcement mechanism, it is not obvious how this law matters at all, and how it might change the behavior or preferences of... more...

  • The Access of Individuals to International Justiceby Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 59.99

    This book contends that the right of access to justice (at national and international levels) constitutes a basic cornerstone of the international protection of human rights, and conforms a true right to the Law. It amounts, lato sensu, to the right to the realization of justice. In such understanding, it comprises not only the formal access to a tribunal... more...

  • Courting Social Justiceby Varun Gauri; Daniel M. Brinks

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 32.00

    This book is a first-of-its-kind, five-country empirical study of the causes and consequences of social and economic rights litigation. more...

  • Secrecy, Law and Societyby Greg Martin; Rebecca Scott Bray; Miiko Kumar

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    Commentators have shown how a ?culture of security? ushered in after the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 has involved exceptional legal measures and increased recourse to secrecy on the basis of protecting public safety and safeguarding national security. In this context, scholars have largely been preoccupied with the ways that increased security... more...

  • Global Perspectives on the Rule of Lawby James J. Heckman; Robert L. Nelson; Lee Cabatingan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    Global Perspectives on the Rule of Law is a collection of original research on the rule of law from a panel of leading economists, political scientists, legal scholars, sociologists and historians. The chapters critically analyze the meaning and foundations of the rule of law and its relationship to economic and democratic development, challenging... more...

  • The Universal Declaration of Human Rightsby Susan Muaddi Darraj

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 35.00

    When the United Nations General Assembly approved the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in December 1948, it was hailed as a major advancement for humanity. In the aftermath of the horrors of World War II, the majority of nations around the world worked together for the first time in history to affirm the importance of human life and dignity. This... more...

  • Konstitutionalisierung im Völkerrechtby Thomas Kleinlein

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    Der Autor untersucht analytisches Potential und normative Konsequenzen der v lkerrechtlichen Konstitutionalisierungslehre. Anhand der Begriffsgeschichte zeigt er zun chst auf, wie sich der Verfassungsbegriff aussagekr ftig auf das V lkerrecht bertragen l sst. Sodann sp rt er Vorl ufern und philosophischen Wurzeln nach und sucht nach neuen Ankn pfungspunkten... more...

  • Verfassungsänderung, Verfassungswandel, Verfassungsinterpretation.by Rainer Wahl

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 84.63

    Hauptbeschreibung Verfassungsänderung und Verfassungswandel standen auf der Agenda der zwei deutsch-japanischen Tagungen in Tokyo und in Freiburg. Die Rechtslage in beiden Ländern könnte nicht unterschiedlicher sein. Wird in Deutschland die Verfassungsänderung als ein Normalfall des Verfassungslebens verstanden, stellt sie in Japan eine politische... more...

  • Demokratieprinzip und Europäische Union.by Alexis von Komorowski

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 146.18

    Hauptbeschreibung Wer ist das Volk? Wie lassen sich - zumal in Großgesellschaften - soziale Machtakte dem Volk zurechnen? Was verbindet Volks- und Staatssouveränität? Die Frage nach der Legitimität europäischer Gesetzgebung führt unweigerlich zu diesen Kernproblemen moderner Demokratie. Aus verfassungsrechtlicher Sicht zu ihrer Klärung beizutragen,... more...

  • Nachdenken über Staat und Recht.by Martin Hochhuth

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 32.70

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Band dokumentiert ein Kolloquium, das so breit angelegt war, wie die Interessen des Wissenschaftlers, den es ehrte. Und typisch für diesen Hochschullehrer ist, dass mindestens ein Beitrag entschieden gegen das ficht, was Murswiek selbst vertritt: So der Münchener Ordinarius Jens Kersten zur Konkurrenz der Inschriften am und... more...