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  • 'Armed Attack' and Article 51 of the UN Charter: Evolutions in Customary Law and Practice (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law)

    By Tom Ruys

    Our Price: $149.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780521766647
    • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
    • Published: January 2011
    This book examines to what extent the right of self-defense, as laid down in Article 51 of the Charter of the United Nations, permits States to launch military operations against other States. In particular, it focuses on the occurrence of an 'armed attack'--the crucial trigger for the activation of this right. In light of the developments since 9/11, the book analyzes relevant physical & verbal customary practice, ranging from the 1974 Definition of Aggression to recent incidents such as the 2001 U.S. intervention in Afghanistan & the 2006 Israeli intervention in Lebanon. The notion of 'armed attack' is examined from a threefold perspective. What acts can be regarded as an 'armed attack'? When can an 'armed attack' be considered to take place? And from whom must an 'armed attack' emanate?
  • 'Fair and Equitable Treatment' in International Investment Law (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law)

    By Roland Kläger

    Our Price: $129.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780521197717
    • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
    • Published: August 2011
    "A breach of fair and equitable treatment is alleged in almost every investor-state dispute. It has therefore become a controversial norm, which touches many questions at the heart of general international law. Roland Klager sheds light on these controversies by exploring the deeper doctrinal foundations of fair and equitable treatment and reviewing its contentious relationship with the international minimum standard. The norm is also discussed in light of the fragmentation of international law, theoriesof international justice and rational balancing, and the idea of constitutionalism in international law. In this vein, a shift in the way of addressing fair and equitable treatment is proposed by focusing on the process of justificatory reasoning"--
  • The 'Militant Democracy' Principle in Modern Democracies

    By Markus Thiel

    Our Price: $185.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780754671831
    • Publisher: Ashgate Pub Co
    • Published: October 2009
  • (re)Imagining Humane Global Governance

    By Richard Falk

    Our Price: $145.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780415815567
    • Publisher: Routledge
    • Published: November 2013
    In this important and path-breaking book, esteemed scholar and public intellectual Richard Falk explores how we can re-imagine the system of global governance to make it more ethical and humane. Drawing on, but also rethinking the normative tradition in international relations, he examines the urgent challenges that we must face to counter imperialism, injustice, global poverty, militarism and environmental disaster. In so doing, he outlines the radical reforms that are needed on an institutional level and within global civil society if we are to realize the dream of a world that is more just, equitable and peaceful.
  • 2005 Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements: Commentary & Documents

    By Ronald A. Brand

    Our Price: $198.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780521878661
    • Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UP
    • Published: April 2008
    The Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements was concluded on June 30, 2005. It makes choice of court agreements both more likely to be honored & more likely to leadto judgments that will be recognized & enforced around the globe. The convention will serve as an indispensable source both for transactions lawyers drafting the transnational commercial contracts of the future & for litigators involved in the resolution of disputes between parties to important transnational commercial transactions.
  • The 2011 Regulation on the Causes of Civil Action of the Supreme People's Court of the People's Republic of China

    By Dong Yiliang

    Our Price: $182.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9783110267600
    • Publisher: De Gruyter
    • Published: December 2011
  • 40 Jahre Romische Vertrage

    By Norbert Horn

    Our Price: $252.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9783110162554
    • Publisher: De Gruyter
    • Published: May 1998
  • The A to Z of International Law

    By Boleslaw A. Boczek

    Our Price: $44.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780810875609
    • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
    • Published: May 2010
  • ASEAN Environmental Legal Integration: Sustainable Goals?

    By Kheng Lian Koh

    Our Price: $49.99
    • ISBN-13: 9781316604311
    • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
    • Published: May 2017
  • The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights: Institutionalising Human Rights in Southeast Asia

    By Hsien-Li Tan

    Our Price: $113.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781107004498
    • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
    • Published: August 2011
    "This assessment of progress in Southeast Asia on human rights begins in the wake of the 'Asian values' debate and culminates in the formal regional institutionalisation of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR). Chapters examine the arduous negotiation of AICHR, the evolving relationship between ASEAN states' and the international human rights system, and the historical and experiential reasons for hesitancy. The text concludes with a discussion of how the evolving right to development impacts upon AICHR and international human rights in general, and how their preference for economic, social and development rights could help ASEAN states shape the debate"--
  • ASEAN Regionalism: Cooperation, Values and Institutionalisation

    By Christopher B. Roberts

    Our Price: $59.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780415856645
    • Publisher: Routledge
    • Published: June 2013
    This book examines the key motivations for and challenges to greater regional integration in Southeast Asia. It demonstrates how security and economic concerns -domestic, regional and international - have either contributed to, or detracted from, an increased level of unity and cooperation in ASEAN. It also explores how the patterns of interaction and socialization generated by these issues, together with the nature of domestic political systems, have affected the emergence of common values, norms and interests. It covers the full range of issues confronting ASEAN at present, and the full range of ASEAN countries, and discusses both developments in ASEAN to date and also likely future developments.
  • Abhangige Arbeit Und Gemeinsame Zweckverfolgung

    By Oliver Romme

    Our Price: $84.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9783540679820
    • Publisher: Springer Verlag
    • Published: November 2000
    Die Schrift befaßt sich für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland und die Schweiz mit der Abgrenzungsproblematik zwischen Arbeitsrecht und Gesellschaftsrecht oder - anders gewendet - zwischen abhängiger und selbstständiger (unternehmerischer) Beschäftigung. Rechtsprechung und Schrifttum haben für jedes dieser Rechtsgebiete umfängliche Kriterienkataloge erarbeitet, von denen insbesondere der arbeitsrechtliche im Verlauf der vergangenen 15 Jahre vor dem Hintergrund einer anhaltend hohen Arbeitslosenquote und der sich ausbreitenden Globalisierung der Ökonomie an Plausibilität eingebüßt hat. Das vermag schon allein deshalb nicht zu verwundern, weil die rechtsgebietsspezifische Theorienbildung nicht im Hinblick auf die komplementäre Fragestellung des jeweils anderen Rechtsgebiets erfolgt ist und oftmals Kriterien als unterscheidungskräftig benannt werden, die den zu unterscheidenden Beschäftigungsarten gleichermaßen eigen sind.
  • The Abolition of Privateering and the Declaration of Paris

    By Francis Raymond Stark

    Our Price: $11.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781410201324
    • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
    • Published: August 2002
  • Abortion Law in Transnational Perspective: Cases and Controversies

    By Rebecca J. Cook

    Our Price: $39.95
    • ISBN-13: 9780812223965
    • Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Abschied Vom Abstraktions- Und Traditionsprinzip?

    By Michael Kaspar

    Our Price: $61.45
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9783540437321
    • Publisher: Springer Verlag
    • Published: October 2002
    Anders, als in vielen Streitschriften zuvor, wird hier nicht Sinn und erkenntnistheoretischer Vorteil des Abstraktionsprinzips in Frage gestellt. Jedoch führt die im ersten Teil der Arbeit angestellte Analyse des rumänischen Rechts und der Funktionsweise des ihm immanenten Einheitsprinzips zu einem völlig neuen Verständnis des Mobiliarerwerbs in Rechtsordnungen, die, wie die rumänische, den französischen Code civil zum Vorbild haben. Es wird gezeigt, dass die systemischen Wirkungszusammenhänge des Mobiliarerwerbs unter dem Einheitsprinzip in anderer Weise verlaufen, als sie bisher verstanden wurden und deshalb - anders als bisher angenommen - alle Gestaltungen des Mobiliarerwerbs systemisch widerspruchsfrei erfassen. Der darauf aufbauende Rechtsvergleich zeigt, dass die angeblichen Nachteile des - richtig systematisierten - Einheitsprinzips nur vermeintliche sind, der Mobiliarerwerb unter dem Einheitsprinzip vielmehr Vorteile gegenüber dem Abstraktionsprinzip aufweist.

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