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  • Nutzergenerierte Inhalte als Gegenstand des Privatrechtsby Henning Große Ruse-Khan; Nadine Klass; Silke von Lewinski

    Springer 2010; US$ 79.95

    Nutzergenerierte Inhalte im Internet gewinnen immer mehr an Bedeutung und stellen das Recht täglich vor neue Herausforderungen. In Blogs, Wikis und Videoportalen wie YouTube und MyVideo, aber auch in sozialen Netzwerken wie MySpace interagieren Nutzer und schaffen Inhalte. Damit legen sie zunehmend die Rolle des passiven Rezipienten ab und werden zum... more...

  • Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitrationby Pierre-Marie Dupuy; Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann; Francesco Francioni

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 89.99

    This book offers a systematic analysis of the interaction between international investment law, investment arbitration and human rights, including the role of national and international courts, investor-state arbitral tribunals and alternative jurisdictions, the risks of legal and jurisdictional fragmentation, the human rights dimensions of investment... more...

  • Global Think Tanksby James McGann; Richard Sabatini

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 35.95

    Global Think Tanks provides a clear description of and context for the global proliferation of think tanks. Whilst these institutions are still relatively new players in global and national politics, they are becoming a significant source of strength in an increasingly transnational and less Western-led world. This work presents an important guide... more...

  • Grounding Human Rights in a Pluralist Worldby Grace Y. Kao

    Georgetown University Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    In 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which declared that every human being, without "distinction of any kind," possesses a set of morally authoritative rights and fundamental freedoms that ought to be socially guaranteed. Since that time, human rights have arguably become the... more...

  • Human Rights in the United Statesby Shareen Hertel; Kathryn Libal

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 36.00

    Brings to light evidence of a shift toward a fuller engagement with international human rights norms and their application to domestic policy dilemmas in the US. more...

  • Fundamental Rights and Private Law in Europeby Nuno Ferreira

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    The book explores, from a comparative and inter-disciplinary perspective, the relationship between fundamental rights and private law in Europe, a debate usually referred to as Drittwirkung or ?horizontal effect of fundamental rights?. It discusses the different models of ?horizontal effect? and the impact that fundamental rights may have in shaping... more...

  • Human Rights in the Asia-Pacific Regionby Hitoshi Nasu; Ben Saul

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    The Asia-Pacific is known for having the least developed regional mechanisms for protecting human rights. This edited collection makes a timely and distinctive contribution to contemporary debates about building institutions for human rights protection in the Asia-Pacific region, in the wake of ASEAN?s establishment in 2009 of a sub-regional human... more...

  • Religious Confession Privilege and the Common Lawby A. Keith Thompson

    BRILL 2011; US$ 192.00

    Despite what most evidence law texts say, religious confession privilege does exist at common law. This book provides proof from both historical and common law materials with consequences even in jurisdictions where the privilege now exists in statutory form. more...

  • Multinational Enterprises and Human Rightsby Alexandra Gatto

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This well-researched book examines how the European Union could do more to ensure that EU-based multinational enterprises (MNEs) respect human rights when operating in third world countries. Alexandra Gatto identifies the primary obligations of MNEs as developed by international law, and investigates how the EU has promoted the respect of human rights... more...

  • The Sovereignty Paradoxby Dominik Zaum

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 94.99

    The post-cold war years have witnessed an unprecedented involvement by the United Nations in the domestic affairs of states, to end conflicts and rebuild political and administrative institutions. International administrations established by the UN or Western states have exercised extensive executive, legislative, and judicial authority over post-conflict... more...