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  • Building a Future on Peace and Justiceby Judith Large; Marieke Wierda

    Springer 2008; US$ 179.00

    It is socio-political transformation, not just an end to violence, that is needed to build sustainable peace. This book addresses these dilemmas through a thorough overview of the state of legal obligations; discussion of the need for a holistic approach including development; and, analysis of the implications of the coming into force of the ICC. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 150.00

    This book discusses the critical legal issues raised by the US responses to the terrorist threat, analyzing their compliance with international law. The book extrapolates from the actions of the USA, going on to look at the difficulties all modern democracies face in trying to combat international terrorism. 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 2010; US$ 329.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 79.00

    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 extralegal violence to a rights-respecting rule of law. Over the last several... more...

  • Sedition and Violence against the Stateby Sarah Sorial

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Sedition refers to the uttering or writing of words intended to bring the sovereign state into hatred or contempt, to urge disaffection against the Constitution or democratically elected government, or the attempt to procure change in government by unlawful means. Modern sedition laws, such as those enacted in Australia, the United Kingdom, the United... more...

  • Families of the missingby Simon Robins

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Addressing the needs of 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... more...