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- BRILL 2010; US$ 178.00
This book studies the concepts of equality and dignity, and reveals their inadequacies as grounds for same-sex marriage. It argues that the moral disagreement involved entails finding common ground for deliberation between parties who share fundamental values as fellow rights-holders. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 35.95
This volume provides a clear description of and context for the global proliferation of think tanks, highlighting that these institutions are still relatively new players in global and national politics, and clearly outlining the factors contributing to the proliferation of think tanks, the present nature of this proliferation, and the future of think... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95
The book explores the relationship between fundamental rights and private law in Europe, a debate usually referred to as Drittwirkung or ?horizontal effect of fundamental rights?. The work focuses on the field of tort law and looks, in particular, at the legal position of the tortfeasor. Part I of the book is dedicated to exploring the different... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95
The Asia-Pacific region is known for having one of the least developed institutional mechanisms for protecting human rights. This edited collection makes a timely and distinctive contribution to contemporary debates about strengthening the institutional protection of human rights in the Asia-Pacific region, in the wake of ASEAN?s announcement in 2009... more...
- 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...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 156.00
The book offers a comprehensive analysis of the issues concerning national minorities in the context of inter-State relations, by respecting the rights of persons belonging to minorities, maintaining interethnic harmony and strengthening good neighbourly relations. more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 182.00
An interdisciplinary approach to international crimes as genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and other gross human rights violations for students, scholars, professionals and practitioners to get an insight in the roles of perpetrators and bystanders. more...