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Research Handbook on International Competition Law (Hardcover): Ariel Ezrachi Research Handbook on International Competition Law (Hardcover)
Ariel Ezrachi
R4,352 Discovery Miles 43 520 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The Research Handbook on International Competition Law brings together leading academics, practitioners and competition officials to discuss the most recent developments in international competition law and policy. This comprehensive Handbook explores the dynamics of international cooperation and national enforcement. It identifies initiatives that led to the current state of collaboration and also highlights current and future challenges. The Handbook features 22 contributions on topical subjects including: competition in developed and developing economies, enforcement trends, advocacy and regional and multinational cooperation. In addition, selected areas of law are explored from a comparative perspective. These include intellectual property and competition law, the pharmaceutical industry, merger control worldwide and the application of competition law to agreements and dominant market position. Presenting an overview of the current state of cooperation and convergence as well as a comparative analysis of substance and procedure, this authoritative Handbook will prove an invaluable reference tool for competition officials, practitioners and academics with an interest in competition law.

A Guide to the World Anti-Doping Code - The Fight for the Spirit of Sport (Hardcover, Revised edition): Paul David A Guide to the World Anti-Doping Code - The Fight for the Spirit of Sport (Hardcover, Revised edition)
Paul David
R2,594 R2,420 Discovery Miles 24 200 Save R174 (7%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The law relating to anti-doping changes rapidly. The World Anti-Doping Code was first adopted in 2003 to provide a common set of anti-doping rules applicable across all sport worldwide. The Code has evolved and changed significantly through two major processes of review. This third edition provides essential guidance and commentary on the 2015 Code which replaces the 2009 Code. The 2015 Code contains many significant changes in the core Articles of the Code, particularly in the regime on sanctions for anti-doping rule violations, and in the amended International Standards. The text outlines how the current law has developed from anti-doping rules and principles in operation before the Code and explains the central role of the Court of Arbitration for Sport in this development and in applying the current Code. This third edition will be an important single resource for any reader working or studying in the field.

Research Handbook on the Law of International Organizations (Paperback, New ed.): Jan Klabbers, Asa Wallendahl Research Handbook on the Law of International Organizations (Paperback, New ed.)
Jan Klabbers, Asa Wallendahl
R982 Discovery Miles 9 820 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This pioneering Research Handbook with contributions from renowned experts, provides an overview of the general doctrines making up the law of international organizations. The approach of this book is taken from a novel perspective: that of the tension between functionalism and constitutionalism. In doing so, this Handbook presents not only practically relevant information, but also provides a tool for understanding the ways in which international organizations work. It has separate chapters on specific `constitutional' topics and on two specific organizations: the EU and the UN. Research Handbook on the Law of International Organizations will be of particular interest to academics and graduate students in the fields of international law, international politics and international relations.

International Law Reports, Volume 168 (Hardcover): Elihu Lauterpacht, Christopher Greenwood, Karen Lee International Law Reports, Volume 168 (Hardcover)
Elihu Lauterpacht, Christopher Greenwood, Karen Lee
R3,855 Discovery Miles 38 550 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Decisions of international courts and arbitrators, as well as judgments of national courts, are fundamental elements of modern public international law. The International Law Reports is the only publication in the world wholly devoted to the regular and systematic reporting in English of such decisions. It is therefore an absolutely essential work of reference. Volume 168 reports on, amongst others, the 2012 judgment of International Court of Justice in Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v. Italy) and related decisions from Belgium, Brazil, Italy, Poland and Slovenia, the 2014 judgment of European Court of Human Rights in Jones v. United Kingdom and Judgment No. 238/2014 of the Italian Constitutional Court.

The Disappearing First Amendment (Hardcover): Krotoszynski, Jr., Ronald J. The Disappearing First Amendment (Hardcover)
Krotoszynski, Jr., Ronald J.
R1,899 R1,778 Discovery Miles 17 780 Save R121 (6%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure (Hardcover, 4th Revised edition): Robert Cryer, Darryl Robinson,... An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure (Hardcover, 4th Revised edition)
Robert Cryer, Darryl Robinson, Sergey Vasiliev
R2,158 R2,049 Discovery Miles 20 490 Save R109 (5%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Written by a team of international lawyers with extensive academic and practical experience of international criminal law, the fourth edition of this leading textbook offers readers comprehensive coverage and a high level of academic rigour while maintaining its signature accessible and engaging style. Introducing the readers to the fundamental concepts of international criminal law, as well as the domestic and international institutions that enforce that law, this book engages with critical questions, political and moral challenges, and alternatives to international justice. Suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students, academics and practitioners in the field, and cited by the International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia, the International Criminal Court, the Special Court for Sierra Leone, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, and the highest courts in domestic systems, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in learning more about international criminal law.

Nuclear Weapons, Justice and the Law (Hardcover): Elli Louka Nuclear Weapons, Justice and the Law (Hardcover)
Elli Louka
R3,168 Discovery Miles 31 680 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

It is often argued that the nuclear non-proliferation order divides the world into nuclear-weapon-haves and have-nots, creating a nuclear apartheid. Employing a careful and nuanced discussion of this claim, Elli Louka examines the architecture of the nuclear non-proliferation order, the fairness and effectiveness of international and regional institutions and scenarios for the future of nuclear weapons. A sophisticated study of a complex issue, this book is a must-read for policymakers and those who wish to understand the intricacies and challenges of developing institutions to address the nuclear weapon threat.

The Power of Standards - Hybrid Authority and the Globalisation of Services (Hardcover): Jean-Christophe Graz The Power of Standards - Hybrid Authority and the Globalisation of Services (Hardcover)
Jean-Christophe Graz
R1,664 R1,538 Discovery Miles 15 380 Save R126 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Standards often remain unseen, yet they play a fundamental part in the organisation of contemporary capitalism and society at large. What form of power do they epitomise? Why have they become so prominent? Are they set to be as important for the globalisation of services as for manufactured goods? Graz draws on international political economy and cognate fields to present strong theoretical arguments, compelling research and surprising evidence on the role of standards in the global expansion of services, with in-depth studies of their institutional environment and cases including the insurance industry and business process outsourcing in India. The power of standards resembles a form of transnational hybrid authority, in which ambiguity should be seen as a generic attribute, defining not only the status of public and private actors involved in standardisation and regulation, but also the scope of issues concerned and the space in which such authority is recognised when complying to standards. This book is also available as Open Access.

Cultural Property Law and Restitution - A Commentary to International Conventions and European Union Law (Hardcover): Irini A.... Cultural Property Law and Restitution - A Commentary to International Conventions and European Union Law (Hardcover)
Irini A. Stamatoudi
R2,597 Discovery Miles 25 970 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This invaluable book, for the first time, brings together the international and European Union legal framework on cultural property law and the restitution of cultural property. Drawing on the author's extensive experience of international disputes, it provides a very comprehensive and useful commentary. Theories of cultural nationalism and cultural internationalism and their founding principles are explored. Irini Stamatoudi also draws on soft law sources, ethics, morality, public feeling and the role of international organisations to create a complete picture of the principles and trends emerging today. This book will be highly useful to academics, postgraduate students, practitioners and policy makers in the field of cultural heritage or cultural property law. It will also be of great interest to those researching in the areas of museum studies or cultural diplomacy.

Cross-Border Online Gambling Law and Policy (Hardcover): Julia Hornle, Brigitte Zammit Cross-Border Online Gambling Law and Policy (Hardcover)
Julia Hornle, Brigitte Zammit
R2,331 Discovery Miles 23 310 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This highly topical book analyses the conflicts between different regulatory regimes governing online gambling in the international context and how these affect the cross-border provision of online gambling. States fundamentally disagree on how to regulate gambling, for moral, religious and social reasons, and therefore regulatory regimes differ, ranging from the prohibitionist to the permissive. The authors examine the latest legislation and cases concerning online gambling by comparing different regulatory models. They also explain conflict of laws issues, including which state or court is competent, which law is applicable, and what rules govern enforcement in cross-border e-gambling disputes. Invaluably, the book makes sense of the myriad of cases in the EU internal market and the WTO. This unique book represents a detailed examination of the international law issues of cross-border online gambling. It will prove to be useful for academic scholars as well as postgraduate and advanced undergraduate students. Legal advisors within the gambling sector, regulators and policymakers, government departments and agencies, as well as intergovernmental and international organizations will also find this book an enriching resource.

Economics of Public International Law (Hardcover): Eric A. Posner Economics of Public International Law (Hardcover)
Eric A. Posner
R5,768 Discovery Miles 57 680 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This major book - edited by a leading authority - presents a careful selection of papers which analyse international law from a rational choice perspective. Interdisciplinary in scope, it includes work by professors in law, political science and economics. It addresses the proposition that states act rationally and behave in ways that are in the interest of their populations or internal groups. Topics include international adjudication, human rights law, compliance with international law, sanctions and international legal responsibility. The book will be an essential source of reference for scholars and students working in international law, international relations and related fields.

International Law Reports International Law Reports  : Series Number 173, Volume 173 (Hardcover): Christopher Greenwood, Karen... International Law Reports International Law Reports : Series Number 173, Volume 173 (Hardcover)
Christopher Greenwood, Karen Lee
R3,671 Discovery Miles 36 710 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Decisions of international courts and arbitrators, as well as judgments of national courts, are fundamental elements of modern public international law. The International Law Reports is the only publication in the world wholly devoted to the regular and systematic reporting in English of such decisions. It is therefore an absolutely essential work of reference. Volume 173 reports on, amongst others, the landmark Norbert Zongo Case; African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights awarding reparations to victims for the first time, the Judgments of the Court of Justice of the European Union in the Polisario Case and the Appeal judgment of Federal Court of Australia in Ure v. Commonwealth.

Global Law Series - Authority and the Globalisation of Inclusion and Exclusion (Paperback): Hans Lindahl Global Law Series - Authority and the Globalisation of Inclusion and Exclusion (Paperback)
Hans Lindahl
R650 Discovery Miles 6 500 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Protracted and bitter resistance by alter- and anti-globalisation movements shows that the globalisation of law transpires as the globalisation of inclusion and exclusion. Humanity is inside and outside global law in all its possible manifestations. But how is this possible? How must legal orders be structured, such that, even if we can now speak of law beyond state borders, no emergent global legal order is possible that does not include without excluding? Is an authoritative politics of boundaries possible that neither postulates the possibility of realising an all-inclusive global legal order nor accepts resignation or political paralysis in the face of the globalisation of inclusion and exclusion? These pressing questions guide this book, opening up a vast field of enquiry that demands integrating sociological, doctrinal and philosophical perspectives and insights.

International Law Reports International Law Reports  : Series Number 174, Volume 174 (Hardcover): Christopher Greenwood, Karen... International Law Reports International Law Reports : Series Number 174, Volume 174 (Hardcover)
Christopher Greenwood, Karen Lee
R3,666 Discovery Miles 36 660 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Decisions of international courts and arbitrators, as well as judgments of national courts, are fundamental elements of modern public international law. The International Law Reports is the only publication in the world wholly devoted to the regular and systematic reporting in English of such decisions. It is therefore an absolutely essential work of reference. Volume 174 is devoted to the 2013 order and 2014 judgment of the International Court of Justice in Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia vs. Japan), the 2017 Grand Chamber judgment of European Court of Human Rights in Hutchinson vs. United Kingdom and the 2016 Austrian Supreme Court decision in Swiss National Bank Immunity case.

Institutions and Economic Performance (Hardcover): Kevin E. Davis Institutions and Economic Performance (Hardcover)
Kevin E. Davis
R6,125 Discovery Miles 61 250 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The field of institutional economics has witnessed a surge in interest over recent years and has attracted the attention of a growing number of social scientists. This topical and highly informative collection brings together critical writings on the relationship between institutions and economic performance. The included works encompass seminal cross-country studies of `whether institutions matter', as well as leading examples of within-country studies on the role of specific institutions. This indispensable volume includes an original introduction by the editor which explores the definition and measurement of institutions. The book is essential reading for anyone interested in institutions and economic development.

To Reform the World - International Organizations and the Making of Modern States (Paperback): Guy Fiti Sinclair To Reform the World - International Organizations and the Making of Modern States (Paperback)
Guy Fiti Sinclair
R513 Discovery Miles 5 130 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book explores how international organizations (IOs) have expanded their powers over time without formally amending their founding treaties. IOs intervene in military, financial, economic, political, social, and cultural affairs, and increasingly take on roles not explicitly assigned to them by law. Sinclair contends that this 'mission creep' has allowed IOs to intervene internationally in a way that has allowed them to recast institutions within and interactions among states, societies, and peoples on a broadly Western, liberal model. Adopting a historical and interdisciplinary, socio-legal approach, Sinclair supports this claim through detailed investigations of historical episodes involving three very different organizations: the International Labour Organization in the interwar period; the United Nations in the two decades following the Second World War; and the World Bank from the 1950s through to the 1990s. The book draws on a wide range of original institutional and archival materials, bringing to light little-known aspects of each organization's activities, identifying continuities in the ideas and practices of international governance across the twentieth century, and speaking to a range of pressing theoretical questions in present-day international law and international relations.

International Law Reports, Volume 179 (Hardcover): Christopher Greenwood, Karen Lee International Law Reports, Volume 179 (Hardcover)
Christopher Greenwood, Karen Lee
R3,667 Discovery Miles 36 670 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Decisions of international courts and arbitrators, as well as judgments of national courts, are fundamental elements of modern public international law. The International Law Reports is the only publication in the world wholly devoted to the regular and systematic reporting in English of such decisions. It is therefore an absolutely essential work of reference. Volume 179 is devoted to the 2016 Partial Award in the Arbitration between Republic of Croatia and the Republic of Slovenia, the 2017 Final Award in the Arbitration between the Republic of Croatia and the Republic of Slovenia and 2017 Opinion 2/15 of the Court of Justice of the European Union concerning the Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and Singapore.

Cambridge Studies in Transnational Law - Regulatory Integration Across Borders  : Public-Private Cooperation in Transnational... Cambridge Studies in Transnational Law - Regulatory Integration Across Borders : Public-Private Cooperation in Transnational Regulation (Hardcover)
Rebecca Schmidt
R1,887 R1,741 Discovery Miles 17 410 Save R146 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book deals with a key feature of globalization: the rise of regulation beyond the state. It examines the emergence of transnational regulatory cooperation between public and private actors and pursues an inquiry that is at once legal, empirical and theoretical. It asks why a private actor and an international organization would regulate cooperatively and what this tells us about the material meaning of concepts such as 'expertise', 'authority' and 'legitimacy' in specific domains of global governance. Additionally, the book addresses the structures and patterns in which cooperation evolves and how this affects the broader global order. It does so through an investigation of two public-private cooperative agreements: one between the International Standards Organization, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the Global Compact and the International Labor Organization and one between the International Olympic Committee and the United Nations Environment Programme.

Tools of Justice - Non-discrimination and the Indian Constitution (Hardcover): Kalpana Kannabiran Tools of Justice - Non-discrimination and the Indian Constitution (Hardcover)
Kalpana Kannabiran
R2,554 Discovery Miles 25 540 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

In the years since independence, the Indian subcontinent has witnessed an alarming rise in violence against marginalized communities, with an increasing number of groups pushed to the margins of the democratic order. Against this background of violence, injustice and the abuse of rights, this book explores the critical, 'insurgent' possibilities of constitutionalism as a means of revitalising the concepts of non-discrimination and liberty, and of reimagining democratic citizenship. The book argues that the breaking down of discrimination in constitutional interpretation and the narrowing of the field of liberty in law deepen discriminatory ideologies and practices. Instead, it offers an intersectional approach to jurisprudence as a means of enabling the law to address the problem of discrimination along multiple, intersecting axes. The argument is developed in the context of the various grounds of discrimination mentioned in the constitution -- caste, tribe, religious minorities, women, sexual minorities, and disability.The study draws on a rich body of materials, including official reports, case law and historical records, and uses insights from social theory, anthropology, literary and historical studies and constitutional jurisprudence to offer a new reading of non-discrimination. This book will be useful to those interested in law, sociology, gender studies, politics, constitutionalism, disability studies, human rights, social exclusion, etc.

Capital of the World - The Race to Host the United Nations (Paperback): Charlene Mires Capital of the World - The Race to Host the United Nations (Paperback)
Charlene Mires
R510 R442 Discovery Miles 4 420 Save R68 (13%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

From 1944 to 1946, as the world pivoted from the Second World War to an unsteady peace, Americans in more than two hundred cities and towns mobilized to chase an implausible dream. The newly-created United Nations needed a meeting place, a central place for global diplomacy-a Capital of the World. But what would it look like, and where would it be? Without invitation, civic boosters in every region of the United States leapt at the prospect of transforming their hometowns into the Capital of the World. The idea stirred in big cities-Chicago, San Francisco, St. Louis, New Orleans, Denver, and more. It fired imaginations in the Black Hills of South Dakota and in small towns from coast to coast. Meanwhile, within the United Nations the search for a headquarters site became a debacle that threatened to undermine the organization in its earliest days. At times it seemed the world's diplomats could agree on only one thing: under no circumstances did they want the United Nations to be based in New York. And for its part, New York worked mightily just to stay in the race it would eventually win. With a sweeping view of the United States' place in the world at the end of World War II, Capital of the World tells the dramatic, surprising, and at times comic story of hometown promoters in pursuit of an extraordinary prize and the diplomats who struggled with the balance of power at a pivotal moment in history.

The Shapeshifting Crown - Locating the State in Postcolonial New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the UK (Hardcover): Cris Shore,... The Shapeshifting Crown - Locating the State in Postcolonial New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the UK (Hardcover)
Cris Shore, David V. Williams
R1,892 R1,746 Discovery Miles 17 460 Save R146 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The Crown stands at the heart of the New Zealand, British, Australian and Canadian constitutions as the ultimate source of legal authority and embodiment of state power. A familiar icon of the Westminster model of government, it is also an enigma. Even constitutional experts struggle to define its attributes and boundaries: who or what is the Crown and how is it embodied? Is it the Queen, the state, the government, a corporation sole or aggregate, a relic of feudal England, a metaphor, or a mask for the operation of executive power? How are its powers exercised? How have the Crowns of different Commonwealth countries developed? The Shapeshifting Crown combines legal and anthropological perspectives to provide novel insights into the Crown's changing nature and its multiple, ambiguous and contradictory meanings. It sheds new light onto the development of the state in postcolonial societies and constitutional monarchy as a cultural system.

The Crime of Aggression, Humanity, and the Soldier (Paperback): Tom Dannenbaum The Crime of Aggression, Humanity, and the Soldier (Paperback)
Tom Dannenbaum
R605 Discovery Miles 6 050 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The international criminality of waging illegal war, alongside only a few of the gravest human wrongs, is rooted not in its violation of sovereignty, but in the large-scale killing war entails. Yet when soldiers refuse to kill in illegal wars, nothing shields them from criminal sanction for that refusal. This seeming paradox in law demands explanation. Just as soldiers have no right not to kill in criminal wars, the death and suffering inflicted on them when they fight against aggression has been excluded repeatedly from the calculation of post-war reparations, whether monetary or symbolic. This, too, is jarring in an era of international law infused with human rights principles. Tom Dannenbaum explores these ambiguities and paradoxes, and argues for institutional reforms through which the law would better respect the rights and responsibilities of soldiers.

Mobilising International Law for 'Global Justice' (Hardcover): Jeff Handmaker, Karin Arts Mobilising International Law for 'Global Justice' (Hardcover)
Jeff Handmaker, Karin Arts
R1,779 R1,643 Discovery Miles 16 430 Save R136 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Mobilising International Law for 'Global Justice' provides new insights into the dynamics between politics and international law and the roles played by state and civic actors in pursuing human rights, development, security and justice through mobilising international law at local and international levels. This includes attempts to hold states, corporations or individuals accountable for violations of international law. Second, this book examines how enforcing international law creates particular challenges for intergovernmental regulators seeking to manage tensions between incompatible legal systems and bringing an end to harmful practices, such as foreign corruption and child abduction. Finally, it explores how international law has local resonance, whereby, for example, cities have taken it upon themselves to give effect to the spirit of international treaties that national governments fail to implement, or even may have refused to ratify.

Studies on International Courts and Tribunals - Human Rights Norms in `Other' International Courts (Hardcover): Martin... Studies on International Courts and Tribunals - Human Rights Norms in `Other' International Courts (Hardcover)
Martin Scheinin
R2,456 R2,260 Discovery Miles 22 600 Save R196 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This unique book examines the role and impact of human rights norms in international courts other than human rights courts. It covers a whole range of courts and jurisdictions, looking at the practice of prominent international courts, such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court, as well as various fora of economic adjudication, including the World Trade Organisation, regional integration organisations in Europe and Africa, and investment arbitration. The book systematically explores the role of human rights norms at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, thereby providing an insight into the future evolution of environmental law towards judicial enforcement at the international level. Within each jurisdiction under study, the respective authors, who all are experts within their fields, address the role of different categories of human rights, as well as the range of available modes of operation of human rights norms.

Shared Responsibility in International Law, Series Number 3 - The Practice of Shared Responsibility in International Law... Shared Responsibility in International Law, Series Number 3 - The Practice of Shared Responsibility in International Law (Hardcover)
Andre NollKaemper, Ilias Plakokefalos; Assisted by Jessica Schechinger
R3,791 R3,479 Discovery Miles 34 790 Save R312 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This is the third book in the series Shared Responsibility in International Law, which examines the problem of distribution of responsibilities among multiple states and other actors. In its work on the responsibility of states and international organisations, the International Law Commission recognised that attribution of acts to one actor does not exclude possible attribution of the same act to another state or organisation. Recognising that the applicable rules and procedures for shared responsibility may differ between particular issue areas, this volume reviews the practice of states, international organisations, courts and other bodies that have dealt with the issue of international responsibility of multiple wrongdoing actors in a wide range of issue areas, including energy, extradition, investment law, NATO-led operations and fisheries. These analyses jointly assess the fit of the prevailing principles of international responsibility and provide a basis for reform and further development of international law.

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