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            Nomadic Peoples and Human Rights
             

            Nomadic Peoples and Human Rights (Hardback)

            By Gilbert, Jeremie

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            Although nomadic peoples are scattered worldwide and have highly heterogeneous lifestyles, they face similar threats to their mobile livelihood and survival. Commonly, nomadic peoples are facing pressure from the predominant sedentary world over mobility, land rights, water resou...rces, access to natural resources, and migration routes. Adding to these traditional problems, rapid growth in the extractive industry and the need for the exploitation of the natural resources are putting new strains on nomadic lifestyles. While it is difficult to provide a clear estimate of nomadic peoples around the world, there is an agreement that their nomadic way of life, as well as their survival, is in danger, and that nomadism itself is facing extinction. This book provides an innovative rights-based approach to the issue of nomadism looking at issues including discrimination, segregation, freedom of movement, land rights, cultural and political rights, and the environment and effective management of natural resources. The book analyses the extent to which human rights law is able to provide some form of protection for nomadic peoples to perpetuate their own way of life and culture, and sets out why such protection should be granted. It questions whether the current human rights regime is able to protect nomadic peoples, highlighting the lacuna that currently exists in international human rights law in relation to nomadic peoples. It goes on to propose avenues for the development of specific rights for nomadic peoples offering a new reading on freedom of movement in the context of nomadic peoples and on nomadic peoples' rights to land and natural resources.
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            ISBN 9780415526968
            Released NZ 13 Mar 2014
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Research in Human Rights Law
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            Maritime Issues in the South China Sea: Troubled Waters or A Sea of Opportunity
             

            Maritime Issues in the South China Sea: Troubled Waters or A Sea of Opportunity (Hardback)

            Edited by Hu, Nien-Tsu Alfred; McDorman, Ted L.

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            South China Sea (SCS) issues are complex and dynamic. This text describes recent developments in depth and provides an examination of possible future developments in the South China Sea.

            ISBN 9780415506366
            Released NZ 20 Mar 2013
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            Indigenous Peoples, Title to Territory, Rights and Resources: The Transformative Role of Free Prior and Informed Consent
             

            Indigenous Peoples, Title to Territory, Rights and Resources: The Transformative Role of Free Prior and Informed Consent (Hardback)

            By Doyle, Cathal M.

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            The right of indigenous peoples to Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) in relation to natural resource extraction in their territories is a principle that is increasingly recognised by intergovernmental organizations, international bodies, conventions and international human r...ights law as well as in the domestic law of some States. This book offers a comprehensive overview of the status of Free Prior and Informed Consent under international human rights law, considering the main controversies, obstacles and challenges associated with its recognition and implementation. The book examines the relationship between Free Prior and Informed Consent and territorial, resource and governance rights. The historical basis for FPIC is considered as well as the legitimacy of the dominant doctrines of exclusive State ownership of subsoil resources. The book argues that FPIC constitutes an emerging norm of international law with a tipping point having been reached in terms of the requirement's recognition, both within and beyond the human rights regime. It draws on emerging jurisprudence from around the world, as well as evolving industry standards and policies, to illustrate the growing recognition of the fact that respect for the consent requirement is fundamental to securing indigenous peoples' self-governance and territorial rights.
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            ISBN 9780415747769
            Released NZ 25 Nov 2014
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Research in Human Rights Law
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            Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context: Dialogues with James Tully
             

            Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context: Dialogues with James Tully (Hardback)

            Edited by Nichols, Robert; Singh, Jakeet

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            Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context: Dialogues with James Tully gathers leading thinkers from across the humanities and social sciences in a celebration of, and critical engagement with, the recent work of Canadian political philosopher James Tully. Over the past thirty ...years, James Tully has made key contributions to some of the most pressing questions of our time: including interventions in the history of moral and political thought, contemporary political philosophy, democracy, citizenship, imperialism, recognition and cultural diversity. In 2008, he published Public Philosophy in a New Key - a two-volume work that promises to be one of the most influential and important statements of legal and political thought in recent history. This work, along with numerous other books and articles, is foundational to a distinctive school of political thought, influencing thinkers in fields as diverse as Anthropology, History, Indigenous Studies, Law, Philosophy and Political Science. Critically engaging with James Tully's thought, the essays in this volume take up what is his central, and ever more pressing, question: how to enact democratic practices of freedom within and against historically sedimented and actually existing relationships of imperialism?
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            ISBN 9780415815994
            Released NZ 24 Mar 2014
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            Resolving Claims to Self-Determination: Is There a Role for the International Court of Justice?
             

            Resolving Claims to Self-Determination: Is There a Role for the International Court of Justice? (Hardback)

            By Coleman, Andrew

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            Since the end of World War Two and the formation of the UN, the nature of warfare has undergone changes with many wars being 'intra-state' wars or wars of secession. Whilst wars of succession do not involve the same number or type of combatants as in the last two World Wars, thei...r potential for destruction and their danger for the international community cannot be underestimated. There are currently many peoples seeking independence from what they perceive as foreign and alien rulers including the Chechens, West Papuans, Achenese, Tibetans, and the Kurds. The break-up of Yugoslavia and the former USSR, together with recent conflicts in South Ossetia, reveal that the potential for future wars of secession remains high. This book explores the relationship between recognition, statehood and self-determination showing how self-determination continues to be relevant beyond European decolonisation. The book considers how and why unresolved questions of self-determination have the potential to become violent, arguing that violence is more likely because there are currently no clear and fair ways to peaceable determine how claims for self-determination should be decided. The book then goes on to investigate whether the International Court of Justice, as the primary judicial organ of the United Nations could successfully resolve questions of self-determination through the application of legal analysis and principles of international law. The book assesses whether the ICJ is a suitable forum, looking at the strengths and weaknesses of the Court's advisory jurisdiction, as well as how effective the Court is in view of the absence of any international police force or enforcement powers. The issue of whether the ICJ's jurisdiction in its current form will permit people to access the Court's jurisdiction to claim for self-determination is considered along with what changes would need to be made in order for it to provide an effective means for the peaceful birth of States.
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            ISBN 9780415659581
            Released NZ 11 Dec 2013
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Research in International Law
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            International Law-making: Essays in Honour of Jan Klabbers
             

            International Law-making: Essays in Honour of Jan Klabbers (Hardback)

            Edited by Liivoja, Rain; Petman, Jarna

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            This volume explores law-making in international affairs. It has been compiled to celebrate the occasion of the 50th birthday of Professor Jan Klabbers, a leading international law and international relations scholar, who has made a significant contribution to the understanding o...f the sources of international obligations and the idea of constitutionalism in international law. Inspired by Professor Klabbers wide-ranging interests in international law, his determined disregard for disciplinary boundaries and his often provocative views, the book looks at law-making in a colourful variety of different ways and occasionally seeks to push the envelope in terms of what it means to think and write about law and its making. The book includes contributions from respected legal scholars including Eyal Benevisiti, James Crawford, Malgozia Fitzmaurice, Martti Koskenniemi, Bruno Simma and Geir Ulfstein. The first part of the book attempts to situate, on the most abstract and theoretical level, the notion of law-making into a philosophical, historical, social, linguistic and literary context. The second section looks at some of the processes of law-making, the institutions involved and the sometimes unclear divide between law and non-law. Topics covered include: global administrative law; law-making in the EU; regionalism and international law, domestic legal systems and international law; and informal law-making and the changing nature of law in global governance. The third and final part of the book the problems of law-making in particular areas, such as human rights, the law of the sea, environmental law, the law of state responsibility, international humanitarian law, and international criminal law. But while these contributions do look at the 'substance', as it were, of international law, they raise more general concerns, such as the relationship between law-making and the application of law, the role of various institutions and the potential for conflict between them and th
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            ISBN 9780415659567
            Released NZ 17 Dec 2013
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Research in International Law
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            Antarctic Security in the Twenty-First Century: Legal and Policy Perspectives
              

            Antarctic Security in the Twenty-First Century: Legal and Policy Perspectives (Hardback)

            Edited by Hemmings, Alan D.; Rothwell, Donald R.; Scott, Karen N.

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            The Antarctic Treaty (1959) was adopted for the purpose of bringing peace and stability to the region and to facilitate cooperation in scientific research conducted on and around the continent. One of the prime motivators in the conclusion of the Antarctic Treaty was security, as... considerable tension existed over Antarctica with the overlapping claims of Argentina, Chile and the United Kingdom on the Antarctic Peninsula. More generally, the two Cold War protagonists -- the (then) USSR and US -- had a significant presence on the continent and had reserved their rights to make a territorial claim to the continent. Therefore the Antarctic Treaty, founded on the principles of peaceful purposes, de-militarisation, non-nuclearalisation and the promotion of scientific research, created a new security construct for Antarctica. It is now been over fifty years since the Antarctic Treaty's entry into force, nevertheless, security continues to both drive and shape the legal and policy regime which applies to Antarctica. This book explores a wide range of Antarctic and Southern Ocean issues through the lens of security. The contributions to this volume engage with a security discourse which has expanded beyond the traditional military domain to include notions of economic security, environmental security, food security, bio-security, heath security and human security. The chapters consider topics such as the implications for Antarctica and the Southern Ocean of the growing strategic competition between the rising powers of Asia, the possible effects of climate change on the authority, legitimacy and effectiveness of the Antarctic Treaty System, and the shift from 'strategic' security to 'human' security and its potential consequences for the Antarctic treaty regime. This book will provide a contemporary and innovative approach to Antarctic issues which will be of interest to scholars of international law, international relations, security studies, political scientists, geographe
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            ISBN 9780415620253
            Released NZ 17 Apr 2012
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            Human Rights and the Private Sphere vol 3: A Comparative Study

            Human Rights and the Private Sphere vol 3: A Comparative Study (Hardback)

            Edited by Fedtke, Jorg; Oliver, Dawn, QC, FBA; Oliver, Dawn

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            This book is a companion volume to Human Rights and the Private Sphere: A Comparative Study Volumes 1 and 2, which analysed the effect of human rights on private relationships in a range of democratic jurisdictions around the world. This book looks at a number of additional impor...tant jurisdictions in self-contained chapters which describe the wider constitutional background of each system, the relevant national human rights regime, the influence of any international human rights instruments, the judicial enforcement of human rights, and the effect of human rights thinking in the private sphere. This book does not just extend the geographical reach of the first two volumes but also addresses a number of specific questions which the particular experience of these new jurisdictions may help to answer. These additional lines of inquiry include the influence of religion; the question whether notions of human rights protection can affect private relationships even in an authoritarian public law environment; whether local systems of customary law fulfil similar functions as modern constitutional guarantees; and how private sphere protection develops in systems experiencing not only rapid constitutional changes but also a fundamental shift in their underlying societal paradigm. This volume will be of interest to those working in the fields of human rights, public law and comparative law.
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            ISBN 9780415603072
            Released NZ 15 Feb 2016
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series UT Austin Studies in Foreign and Transnational Law
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            Risk Analysis and Human Behavior
             

            Risk Analysis and Human Behavior (Hardback)

            By Fischhoff, Baruch

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            The articles collected here are foundational contributions to incorporating behavioural research in risk analysis. On the one hand, they address the questions of how to communicate with the public about risks, learning about the public's concern and addressing them with responsiv...e risk management and authoritative communications. On the other hand, they address the questions of how to ensure that risk analyses make realistic assumptions about how people will behave, when they are part of risky systems, and what role expert judgment plays in analytical results. Ensuring behaviourally realistic risk analysis has been a central mission of the author's career and here he achieves the clarity long sought for. These articles touch on each fundamental area, demonstrating the possibilities for collaborative applied research and the basic research that it impels.
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            ISBN 9781849714426
            Released NZ 16 Dec 2011
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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            Series Earthscan Risk in Society
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            World Trade Law: Text, Materials and Commentary
             

            World Trade Law: Text, Materials and Commentary (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lester, Simon; Mercurio, Bryan; Ziegler, Andreas R.; Davies, Arwel; Leitner, Kara

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            Intended for students of international law, this book provides expert commentary on WTO law, supported by extracts from cases and legislation. It combines the best aspects of both the casebook and legal analysis approaches, providing both explanations and analysis of the law.

            ISBN 9781841136608
            Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781849462228
            Released NZ 28 Mar 2008
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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