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Pitts: Boundaries of the International: Law and Empire

Pitts: Boundaries of the International: Law and Empire

Pitts: Boundaries of the International: Law and Empire Jennifer Pitts (Univ. of Chicago – Political Science) has published Boundaries of the International: Law and Empire (Harvard Univ. Press 2018). Here’s the abstract: It is commonly believed that international law originated in relations among European states that respected one another as …

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Donald Trump and the Decline of US Soft Power

Project Syndicate

Donald Trump and the Decline of US Soft Power Feb 6, 2018 Joseph S. Nye How a government behaves at home, in international institutions, and in foreign policy can affect others by the influence of its example. In all of these areas, Trump has reversed attractive American policies. CAMBRIDGE – …

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New Issue: International Journal of Human Rights

International Journal of Human Rights

New Issue: International Journal of Human Rights The latest issue of the International Journal of Human Rights (Vol. 22, no. 3, 2018) is out. Contents include: Ronagh J.A. McQuigg, Is it time for a UN treaty on violence against women? Jason Tockman, Eliding consent in extractivist states: Bolivia, Canada, and …

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International Human Rights Law

International Human Rights Law Eighth Edition Rhona Smith

International Human Rights Law Author: Rhona Smith ISBN: 9780198805212 Binding: Paperback Publication Date: 03 February 2018 Price: $45.00 Eighth Edition Rhona Smith Rhona Smith, Professor of International Human Rights and Head of Law School, Newcastle University Written with newcomers in mind, the book’s concise and direct approach enables students with …

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Trinidad: Self-Determination in Disputed Colonial Territories

Trinidad: Self-Determination in Disputed Colonial Territories

Trinidad: Self-Determination in Disputed Colonial Territories Jamie Trinidad (Univ. of Cambridge) has published Self-Determination in Disputed Colonial Territories (Cambridge Univ. Press 2018). Here’s the abstract: Self-Determination in Disputed Colonial Territories addresses the relationship between self-determination and territorial integrity in some of the most difficult decolonization cases in international law. It …

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New Issue: Questions of International Law

Questions of International Law

New Issue: Questions of International Law The latest issue of Questions of International Law / Questioni di Diritto Internazionale (no. 46, 2018) is out. Contents include: Subsequent practice in treaty interpretation between Article 31 and Article 32 of the Vienna Convention Introduced by Béatrice I. Bonafé and Paolo Palchetti Stefan …

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Wasiński: The African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Wasiński: The African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights

Wasiński: The African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights Marek Jan Wasiński (Univ. of Łódź) has published Afrykańska Karta Praw Człowieka i Ludów: Studium podstawy normatywnej / The African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights: The Normative Pillar of the African Regional Human Rights System [in Polish] (Univ. of Łódź …

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Yahyaoui Krivenko: Rethinking Human Rights and Global Constitutionalism

Yahyaoui Krivenko: Rethinking Human Rights and Global Constitutionalism

Yahyaoui Krivenko: Rethinking Human Rights and Global Constitutionalism Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko (National Univ. of Ireland, Galway – Law) has published Rethinking Human Rights and Global Constitutionalism: From Inclusion to Belonging (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: Are human rights really a building block of global constitutionalism? Does global constitutionalism …

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Goldmann: Foreign Investment, Sovereign Debt, and Human Rights

Goldmann: Foreign Investment, Sovereign Debt, and Human Rights Matthias Goldmann (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main – Law) has posted Foreign Investment, Sovereign Debt, and Human Rights (in Sovereign Debt and Human Rights, Ilias Bantekas & Cephas Lumina eds., forthcoming). Here’s the abstract:Here’s the abstract: Foreign investment is perceived as one of …

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Call for Papers: Politics and the Histories of International Law

Call for Papers: Politics and the Histories of International Law The Journal of the History of International Law has issued a call for papers for a conference on “Politics and the Histories of International Law,” which will take place February 15-16, 2019, at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public …

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The Activation of the Crime of Aggression in Perspective

EJIL

The Activation of the Crime of Aggression in Perspective In its final hours soon after midnight of 14 December 2017, the 16th Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court decided to activate the Court‘s jurisdiction over the crime of aggression. This is the effect …

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