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Treaties and other international agreements

  • The A to Z of the United Nationsby Jacques Fomerand

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99

    Author Jacques Fomerand provides a comprehensive dictionary of nearly 900 cross-referenced entries on the UN's various committees and organizations, its leaders, terms, policies, and major events in which the UN took part. Supplementing the dictionary entries are a chronology, an introduction, a bibliography, and appendixes. more...

  • Abwehr terroristischer Gefahren und Risiken durch Bauplanungsrecht.by Richard Hopkins

    Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 81.68

    Hauptbeschreibung »Keine Planausweisung kann einen Schutz vor Terrorakten gewährleisten«, so das OVG Münster im Jahr 1984 (Urt. v. 23.3.1984, 11a NE 38/81). Ganz anders das BVerwG im Jahr 2007: »Die möglichen Gefahren für die Nachbarschaft (...) durch terroristische Anschläge sind städtebaulich bedeutsame Auswirkungen« (Urt. v. 25.1.2007, 4 C 1/06).... more...

  • The Arts of Transitional Justiceby Peter Rush; Olivera Simic

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    ??The Art of Transitional Justice examines the relationship between transitional justice and the practices of art associatedwith it. Art, which includes theater, literature, photography, and film, hasbeen integral to the understanding of the issues faced in situations oftransitional justice as well as other issues arising out ofconflict and mass atrocity.... 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...

  • 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...

  • Constitutions in Crisisby John E. Finn

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 124.99

    With special reference to the experience of Britain and Germany, this book examines the dilemma faced by constitutional governments in trying to draft anti-terrorist laws while preserving civil liberties. more...

  • Crimes Against The Stateby Michael Head

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 134.95

    This book presents a detailed review of the range of what are generally classified as crimes against the state or against the government- rebellion, treason, mutiny, espionage, sedition, terrorism, riot and unlawful assembly - in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and Australia. The volume closely examines the laws themselves, their judicial... more...

  • Der Terror, der Staat und das Recht.by Eckart Klein; Christian Hacke; Bernd Grzeszick; Josef Isensee

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 30.34

    Hauptbeschreibung Nach dem 11. September 2001 werde nichts mehr sein, wie es vorher gewesen, so hieß es allenthalben unter dem unmittelbaren Eindruck der Terroranschläge auf die Vereinigten Staaten. Nun haben sich die Rauchwolken des Schreckens verzogen, doch Klarheit hat sich damit noch nicht eingestellt. Für die USA war es eine neue Erfahrung,... 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...

  • Enforcing International Law Norms Against Terrorismby Andrea Bianchi

    Hart Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 68.40

    This work comprehensively analyses the suitability of existing international legal tools to enforce rules prohibiting terrorism. Contributions from leading experts in international law examine questions relating to the proper role of international law in combating terrorism. more...