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  • Closing the Booksby Jon Elster

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 33.00

    An analysis of the history of transitional justice from the fifth century BC to the present, first published in 2004. more...

  • Transitional Justiceby Ruti Teitel

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 25.00

    Should a society punish its ancient regime or let bygones be bygones? This work takes this question to a level with an interdisciplinary approach that challenges the very terms of the contemporary debate. It explores the recurring dilemma of how regimes should respond to evil rule, arguing against the prevailing view favoring punishment. more...

  • Terrorism and the Limitation of Rightsby Stefan Sottiaux

    Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 111.60

    Taking as a starting point the widely accepted view that states confronted with terrorism must find a proper equilibrium between their respective obligations of preserving fundamental rights and fighting terrorism effectively, this book seeks to demonstrate how the design and enforcement of a human rights instrument may influence the result of that... more...

  • Legal Aspects of Combating Terrorismby . Turkey Ankara Centre of Excellence - Defence Against Terrorism

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 167.00

    This volume in the "NATO Science for Peace and Security Series" contains the papers of the Advanced Training Course (ATC) 'Legal Aspects of Combating Terrorism'. The purpose of this course was to support NATO on defence issues related to terrorism and united experts from various disciplines to give participants an understanding of... more...

  • 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...

  • International Cooperation in Counter-terrorismby Giuseppe Nesi

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 144.95

    A timely analysis of global and regional responses to terrorism, examining the role of the United Nations and regional organizations. It provides a debate on how the fight against terrorism has encroached upon fundamental rules of international law. more...

  • The Disruption of International Organised Crimeby Angela Veng Mei Leong

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 134.95

    This volume examines whether the deviant structures of organized crime, which are capable of operating trans-nationally, can be dealt with through traditional mechanisms working within national jurisdictions. In doing so, the book assesses the development of more effective national and international strategies for enforcing both civil and criminal... 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...