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  • State Responses to International Lawby Kendall Stiles

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Do countries keep their promises to the international community? When they sign treaties or learn about new expectations, do they take them seriously and implement them? Since we already know intuitively that not all countries do, the next question ? and the topic of this book ? is: who complies? By considering a wide range of different rules ? each... more...

  • The Elgar Companion to the International Court of Justiceby R. Kolb

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    The first in a series of Companions that offer broad coverage of a range of international courts and tribunals, The Elgar Companion to the International Court of Justice is a one-stop reference for those wishing to understand this highly significant and successful court. more...

  • The Concept of Argumentby Harald R. Wohlrapp

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    Arguing that our attachment to Aristotelian modes of discourse makes a revision of their conceptual foundations long overdue, the author proposes the consideration of unacknowledged factors that play a central role in argument itself. These are in particular the subjective imprint and the dynamics of argumentation. Their inclusion in a four-dimensional... more...

  • 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 Liberty: The Foundations of Powerby Amnon Lev

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    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$ 22.54

    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...

  • 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 significant contributions to the understanding of the sources of international legal 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...