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  • Netherlands Yearbook of International Law 2013by Mielle K. Bulterman; Willem J.M. van Genugten

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    The combination of the words ?international law? and ?crisis? is intriguing and leads to a number of questions. How does international law react to crises and what are the typical conditions under which the term ?crisis? is invoked? Is international law a vivid field of law due to and thanks to crises? Are parts of international law maybe in crisis... more...

  • Sovereignty and Libertyby Amnon Lev

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    The attitude we take to power is almost invariably one of distrust, never more so than when it claims to be sovereign. And yet, we have always been drawn to sovereignty. Out of fear or fascination, we accepted that it was a condition of our liberty; that to assert ourselves as free, we would have to work not against but through sovereign power. This... more...

  • Political Technology and the Erosion of the Rule of Lawby G. Frankenberg

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This timely volume by distinguished scholar Günter Frankenberg offers a sophisticated analysis and sharp critique of the reactions of nations such as the US, Great Britain and Germany to perceived terrorist threats, organized crime actions and other political emergencies that have occurred in recent years. more...

  • Kulturelle Relativität des Internationalen Rechtsby Götz Schulze

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 23.69

    Kulturgebundene Rechtsüberzeugungen sind Ausdruck von individuellen oder gruppenspezifischen Haltungen und Wertvorstellungen, die sich in getrennten Rechtsräumen entwickelt haben und in medial verbundenen Gesellschaften zueinander in Konkurrenz treten. Orient und Okzident, Kapitalismus und Kommunismus, Christentum und Islam benennen diese Differenzen... more...

  • The New Terrain of International Lawby Karen Alter

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    In 1989, when the Cold War ended, there were six permanent international courts. Today there are more than two dozen that have collectively issued over thirty-seven thousand binding legal rulings. The New Terrain of International Law charts the developments and trends in the creation and role of international courts, and explains how the delegation... more...

  • The South China Sea Arbitrationby Stefan Talmon; Bing Bing Jia

    Hart Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 54.00

    The book aims to offer a Chinese perspective on some of the issues raised in the arbitral proceedings of the South China Sea dispute between the Republic of the Philippines and the People's Republic of China. more...

  • International Law Makingby Rain Liivoja; Jarna Petman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book explores law-making in international affairs and is compiled to celebrate the 50th birthday of Professor Jan Klabbers, a leading international law and international relations scholar, who has made a significant contribution to the understanding of the sources of international obligations and the idea of constitutionalism in international... more...

  • The International Politics of Human Rightsby Monica Serrano; Thomas G. Weiss

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    The responsibility to protect (R2P) is at a crossroads, the latest in a journey that is only ten years old. This book present debates on the prevention of mass atrocities to R2P?s normative prospects. The book addresses key questions as a way to inform and drive on-going conversations about R2P. Moving beyond well-rehearsed debates about the... more...

  • Das Niedersächsische Kommunalverfassungsgesetzby Heinrich Albers; Stefan Wittkop

    Richard Boorberg Verlag 2014; US$ 14.29

    Die handliche Textausgabe enthält die maßgeblichen Gesetzestexte: das Niedersächsische Kommunalverfassungsgesetz das Niedersächsische Gesetz über die kommunale Zusammenarbeit die Gemeindehaushalts- und -kassenverordnung Die Neuauflage berücksichtigt die grundlegenden Änderungen der kommunalverfassungsrechtlichen Vorschriften,... more...

  • Responsibility to Protect and Sovereigntyby Charles Sampford; Ramesh Thakur

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    This book examines interventions in East Timor, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Kosovo. The chapters explore and question UN debates about the doctrine of the responsibility to protect, both before and after its adoption in 2005, contrast state attitudes to international military intervention and analyse what takes place after intervention. It also discusses... more...