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"Lost" Causes
Agenda Vetting in Global Issue Networks and the Shaping of Human Security
Charli Carpenter
Charli Carpenter explores how advocacy elites in nongovernmental and transnational organizations help determine which issues get more global policy attention than...



A Scrap of Paper
Breaking and Making International Law during the Great War
Isabel V. Hull
A century after the outbreak of the Great War, we have forgotten the central role that international law and the dramatically different interpretations of it played in the conflict's origins and conduct. In A Scrap of Paper, Isabel V. Hull compares wartime decision-making in Germany, Great Britain, and France, weighing the impact of legal...



The Massacres at Mt. Halla
Sixty Years of Truth Seeking in South Korea
Hun Joon Kim
In The Massacres at Mt. Halla, Hun Joon Kim presents a compelling story of state violence, human rights advocacy, and transitional justice in South Korea since 1947. The "Jeju 4.3 events" were a series of armed uprisings and counterinsurgency actions that occurred between 1947 and 1954 in the rugged landscape around Mt. Halla in Jeju Province...



The Endtimes of Human Rights
Stephen Hopgood
A passionate and provocative argument that the idea of universal human rights has become not only ill adapted to current realities but also overambitious and...



Beyond Federal Dogmatics
The Influence of EU Law on Belgian Constitutional Case Law Regarding Federalism
Stef Feyen
Feyen rethinks the framework within which the connection between EU law and national constitutional law can be understood.



Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice
Jack Donnelly
In the third edition of his classic work, revised extensively and updated to include recent developments on the international scene, Jack Donnelly explains and defends a richly interdisciplinary account of human rights as universal rights. He shows that any conception of human rights—and the idea of human rights itself—is historically specific...



The Image before the Weapon
A Critical History of the Distinction between Combatant and Civilian
Helen M. Kinsella
The evolution of the legal, military, and historical concept of the civilian during...



Power and the Governance of Global Trade
From the GATT to the WTO
Soo Yeon Kim
In Power and the Governance of Global Trade, Soo Yeon Kim analyzes the design, evolution, and economic impact of the global trade regime, focusing on the power politics that have shaped its distributive impact on global trade.



Tax Havens
How Globalization Really Works
Ronen Palan, Richard Murphy, Christian Chavagneux
This book provide an up-to-date evaluation of the role and function of tax havens in the global financial system—their history, inner workings, impact, extent, and enforcement. They make clear that tax havens have a major impact on the global economy.



Protection by Persuasion
International Cooperation in the Refugee Regime
Alexander Betts
Protection by Persuasion makes clear that refugee protection is a global concern, most effectively addressed when geographic realities are overridden by the perception of interdependence.



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