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  • The United States, International Law, and the Struggle against Terrorismby Thomas McDonnell

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book discusses the critical legal issues raised by the US responses to the terrorist threat, analyzing the actions taken by the Bush administration during the so-called "War on Terrorism" and their compliance with international law. Thomas McDonnell highlights specific topics of legal interest including torture, extra-judicial detentions and... more...

  • A Theory of International Terrorismby L.Ali Khan

    BRILL 2006; US$ 193.00

    Presents a study of Islamic militancy in the geopolitical contexts of Chechnya, Kashmir, Palestine, and the September 11 attacks on the United States. This book argues that the policy of no negotiations with Muslim militants is contrary to the UN Charter, and that terrorism cannot be eradicated unless the nation-state evolves into the Free State. more...

  • Evil, Law and the Stateby J.T. Parry

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 64.40

    The topic of “evil” means different things depending upon context. For some, it is an archaic term, while others view it as a central problem of ethics, psychology, or politics. Coupled with state power, the problem of evil takes on a special salience for most observers. When governments do evil –in whatever way we define the term –... more...

  • Human Rights in the Prevention and Punishment of Terrorismby Alex Conte

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 271.09

    This title takes a comparative approach to the evaluation of human rights in the prevention and punishment of terrorism within the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The text first looks at the question of defining terrorism, and examines the international and domestic frameworks for countering terrorism. The second part of the book... more...

  • Legal Challenges in Maritime Securityby Myron H. Nordquist; Rüdiger Wolfrum; John Norton Moore; Ronán Long

    BRILL 2008; US$ 226.00

    Legal Challenges in Maritime Security provides in-depth analysis of current international and regional approaches to maritime security, cargo, port and supply chain security, maritime information sharing and capacity building. The work describes measures in place at multilateral and regional levels to improve information sharing and operational coordination... more...

  • Migrant Smuggling by Seaby Patricia Mallia

    BRILL 2009; US$ 170.00

    This monograph searches for a solution to the crime of migrant smuggling by sea aimed at reconciling 21st century exigencies with age-old, fundamental principles such as the freedom of the high seas. more...

  • Transitional Justiceby Melissa S. Williams; Jon Elster; Rosemary Nagy

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 60.00

    Criminal tribunals, truth commissions, reparations, apologies and memorializations are the characteristic instruments in the transitional justice toolkit that can help societies transition from authoritarianism to democracy, from civil war to peace, and from state-sponsored extra-legal violence to a rights-respecting rule of law. Over the last several... more...

  • Sedition and the Advocacy of Violenceby Sarah Sorial

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book employs the theoretical framework of ?speech act theory? to analyse current legislative frameworks and cases pertaining to sedition or the advocacy of violence and the issue of freedom of speech. An analysis of the relation between speech and action offers a promising way of clarifying confusion over the contested status of speech, which... more...

  • Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding on the Groundby Chandra Lekha Sriram; Jemima García-Godos; Johanna Herman; Olga Martin-Ortega

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This book seeks to refine our understanding of transitional justice and peacebuilding, and long-term security and reintegration challenges after violent conflicts. As recent events following political change during the so-called 'Arab Spring' demonstrate, demands for accountability often follow or attend conflict and political transition. While... more...

  • Families of the Missingby Simon Robins

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Families of the Missing interrogates the current practice of transitional justice from the viewpoint of the families of those disappeared and missing as a result of conflict and political violence. Studying the needs of families of the missing in two contexts, Nepal and Timor-Leste, the practice of transitional justice is seen to be rooted in discourses... more...