The Responsibility to Protect in International Law: Philosophical Investigations
The Responsibility to Protect in Libya and Syria: Mass Atrocities, Human Protection, and International Law
International Law and Revolution
Backstage Practices of Transnational Law
The Far-Right in International and European Law
Child Rights and International Discrimination Law: Implementing Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
The Rule of Law in the United Nations Security Council Decision-Making Process: Turning the Focus Inwards
The Right to Democracy in International Law: Between Procedure, Substance and the Philosophy of John Rawls
December 18, 2019
This book tracks the development of the emerging international legal principle of a responsibility to protect over the past two decades. It contrasts the influential version of the principle introduced by the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty in 2001 with subsequent...
December 05, 2019
This book offers a novel and contemporary examination of the ‘responsibility to protect’ (R2P) doctrine from an international legal perspective and analyses how the doctrine was applied within the Libyan and Syrian conflicts as two recent and highly significant R2P cases. The book dissects each of...
June 13, 2019
This book explores the historical inter-relations between international law and revolution, with a focus on how international anti-capitalist struggle plays out through law. The book approaches the topic by analysing the meaning of revolution and what revolutionary activity might look like, before...
Lianne J.M. Boer, Sofia Stolk
May 02, 2019
This book explores the ‘backstage’ of transnational legal practice by illuminating the routines and habits that are crucial to the field, yet rarely studied. Through innovative discussion of practices often considered trivial, the book encourages readers to conceptualise the ‘backstage’ as...
April 25, 2019
Since the Second World War, the international community has sought to prevent the repetition of destructive far-right forces by establishing institutions such as the United Nations and by adopting documents such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Jurisprudence and conventions directly...
Avidan Kent, Nikos Skoutaris, Jamie Trinidad
March 20, 2019
The end of World War II marked the beginning of a new golden era in international law. Treaties and international organisations proliferated at an unprecedented rate, and many courts and tribunals were established with a view to ensuring the smooth operation of this new universe of international...
Marit Skivenes, Karl Harald Søvig
February 26, 2019
Societies and states are at a crossroad in how children are treated and how their rights are respected and protected. Children´s new position and their strong rights create tensions and challenge the traditional relationships between family and the state. The United Nations Convention on the Rights...
February 21, 2019
In the course of the 20th and 21st centuries, major offences committed by individuals have been subject to progressive systematisation in the framework of international criminal law. Proposals developed within the context of the League of Nations coordinated individual liability and...
January 08, 2019
The UN Security Council is entrusted under the UN Charter with primary responsibility for the maintenance and restoration of the international peace; it is the only body with the power to authorise military intervention legally and impose international sanctions where it decides. However, its...
Khalifa A Alfadhel
January 08, 2019
This book explores the right to democracy in international law and contemporary democratic theory, asking whether international law encompasses a substantive or procedural understanding of the notion. The book considers whether there can be considered to be a basis for the right to democracy in...
Jorge E. Núñez
January 08, 2019
Many conflicts throughout the world can be characterized as sovereignty conflicts in which two states claim exclusive sovereign rights for different reasons over the same piece of land. It is increasingly clear that the available remedies have been less than successful in many of these cases, and...
October 18, 2018
With the sensational arrest of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet in 1998, the rise to prominence of universal jurisdiction over crimes against international law seemed to be assured. The arrest of Pinochet and the ensuing proceedings before the UK courts brought universal jurisdiction into...