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  • Constitutions in Crisisby John E. Finn

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 159.99

    In this compelling study, which unites the fields of constitutional theory and comparative politics, John E. Finn examines how the efforts of two western liberal democracies, the United Kingdom and the Federal Republic of Germany, to cope with domestic terrorism threatens their constitutional integrity. Finn argues first that widespread political... more...

  • Transitional Justiceby Ruti G. Teitel

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 29.99

    At the century's end, societies all over the world are throwing off the yoke of authoritarian rule and beginning to build democracies. At any such time of radical change, the question arises: should a society punish its ancien regime or let bygones be bygones? Transitional Justice takes this question to a new level with an interdisciplinary approach... more...

  • Terrorism and International Lawby Maurice Flory; Rosalyn Higgins

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    The proliferation in terrorist activity has provoked an increase in the body of law, both at national and international level, which has sought to counter and prevent it. The bodies involved in this process range from the UN Security Council to government legislatures. This book is the first to address, in one volume, the wide variety of responses... more...

  • Closing the Booksby Jon Elster

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 36.00

    An analysis of the history of transitional justice from the fifth century BC to the present, first published in 2004. more...

  • Entre el perdón y el paredónby Angelika Rettberg

    International Development Research Centre 2005; US$ 25.00

    La justicia transicional—o el tipo de arreglos judiciales y extra-judiciales que facilitan la transición de una situación de conflicto a una de paz, o de un gobierno autoritario a la democracia—es uno de los temas primordiales de la construcción de paz. Este libro, fruto de la colaboración entre el Programa de Investigación sobre Construcción de Paz... more...

  • A Theory of International Terrorismby L.Ali Khan

    BRILL 2006; US$ 193.00

    Presents a study of Islamic militancy in the geopolitical contexts of Chechnya, Kashmir, Palestine, and the September 11 attacks on the United States. This book argues that the policy of no negotiations with Muslim militants is contrary to the UN Charter, and that terrorism cannot be eradicated unless the nation-state evolves into the Free State. more...

  • Evil, Law and the Stateby J.T. Parry

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 64.40

    The topic of “evil” means different things depending upon context. For some, it is an archaic term, while others view it as a central problem of ethics, psychology, or politics. Coupled with state power, the problem of evil takes on a special salience for most observers. When governments do evil –in whatever way we define the term –... more...

  • Transitional Justice in the Twenty-First Centuryby Naomi Roht-Arriaza; Javier Mariezcurrena

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 44.00

    Analyzes how different countries ensure justice following civil conflict or the end of dictatorship. more...

  • International Law Documents Relating To Terrorismby Omer Elagab; Jeehaan Elagab

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 345.00

    Since 9/11, terrorism has been at the forefront of global politics and international relations. This new edition has been thoroughly updated and provides a comprehensive compilation of international law documents relating to terrorism. Covering the main instruments passed by the United Nations, regional organizations and the State practice of the US... more...

  • Legal Challenges in Maritime Securityby Myron H. Nordquist; Rüdiger Wolfrum; John Norton Moore; Ronán Long

    BRILL 2008; US$ 226.00

    Legal Challenges in Maritime Security provides in-depth analysis of current international and regional approaches to maritime security, cargo, port and supply chain security, maritime information sharing and capacity building. The work describes measures in place at multilateral and regional levels to improve information sharing and operational coordination... more...