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The Human Rights Culture: A Study in History and Context by Lawrence M. Friedman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,180. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Law » International law
Thoughtful and provocative exploration of the human rights movement and its development as a sociological and historical trend. Unlike the typical legal or philosophical approach to human rights, this books asks why it pervades modern culture. Applies the analysis to issues of women and minorities, language and culture, privacy, religion, individualism and state sovereignty. Includes references.
21st Century U.S. Army Law of Land Warfare Manual (FM 27-10) - Rules, Principles, Hostilities, Prisoners of War, Wounded and Sick, Civilians, Occupation, War Crimes, Geneva Conventions by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law
This ebook provides a full reproduction of the official edition of an important U.S. Army field manual (FM) dealing with "the law of land warfare" and such important topics as the rules and principles of the law of land warfare, hostilities, prisoners of war – persons entitled and not entitled to be treated as POWs, wounded and sick, civilians, occupation, war crimes, and Geneva conventions.
21st Century U.S. Military Law of War Deskbook - JAG Textbook on History and Framework of Law of War, Legal Bases for Use of Force, Geneva Conventions, War Crimes, Human Rights, Comparative Law by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,370. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law
This ebook provides a reproduction of the Judge Advocate General Law of War Deskbook, with coverage of the history and framework of the law of war, the legal basis for the use of force, Geneva Conventions on the wounded and sick in the field, Prisoners of War, Civilians in the Battlefield, Occupation, means and methods of warfare, war crimes and command, human rights, and comparative law.
Cuestionarios de Derecho Internacional Público by Jose Remigio Gomis Fuentes, Sr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,770. Language: Spanish. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
Cuestionarios de Derecho Internacional Público. Una obra extensa con más de mil preguntas sobre Derecho Internacional Público, que abordan la temática básica necesaria tanto en los estudios jurídicos y de Derecho como en las oposiciones y concursos públicos en los que se contempla Derecho Internacional Público.
Israel's Rights as a Nation-State in International Diplomacy by Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,800. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law
A concerted campaign is being waged against Israel to question its very legitimacy in virtually every aspect of its historical, political, and cultural life, with the aim of undermining the very foundations of Israel's existence. In response, several world-renowned experts have joined to present an authoritative exposition of Israel's Rights as a Nation-State in International Diplomacy.
Direito da Nacionalidade Portuguesa e Brasileira by Hilton Meirelles Bernardes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,370. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Law » Comparative
Direito da Nacionalidade Portuguesa e Brasileira estuda a legislação, doutrina e jurisprudência de Portugal e Brasil envolvendo o tema nacionalidade e afins. Obra fundamental e imprescindível para advogados, juizes, promotores, estudantes e demais operadores do direito. Também muito útil para quem tenha objetivo de adquirir algumas dessas nacionalidades. Edição revista e atualizada.
Israel's Right of Self-Defense: International Law and Gaza by Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,410. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Law » International law
This volume provides a review of Israel's unprecedented consideration of questions of international law when forced to go to war to defend its civilian population from attack, with a particular focus on the Gaza war of 2008-2009. Israel gives more thought to upholding the laws of war during its military operations than any other nation in history.
Creating Consensus: The Journey Towards Banning Cluster Munitions by Geetanjali Mukherjee
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,740. Language: American English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Cluster bombs are weapons that are small but deadly. Their unexploded submunitions in effect, act as landmines, sometimes even years later. For decades, humanitarian organizations sought to limit their use, but progress on the issue stalled. In 2008, the campaign to ban cluster munitions succeeded. How was this accomplished, and are there any wider lessons to be learned from it?
LEGISLACION ADUANERA DEL MERCOSUR by Hector Hugo Juarez
Price: Free! Words: 201,430. Language: Spanish. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law
Recopilacion y ordenamiento de las normas aduaneras relevantes dictadas en el ambito del MERCOSUR. Texto actualizado al 1 de agosto de 2015. Incluye las normas vigentes y las que se encuentran en proceso de internalización, con el detalle de las disposiciones por las cuales se incorporan a los ordenamientos jurídicos internos de cada Estado Parte.
A Woman's Right to Culture: Toward Gendered Cultural Rights by Linda L. Veazey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Law » International law
A new and insightful analysis of the usual meme that cultural rights in international law are at odds with the rights of women in affected societies. Rather than seeing these concepts as mutually exclusive, Linda Veazey frames cultural rights—through detailed case studies and analysis of law—in a way that incorporates and enriches the very gender-protective norms they are often thought to defeat.
Neproliferarea nucleară după Tucidide by Andreea Emilia Duță
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,010. Language: Romanian. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » Law » International law
Lucrarea de faţă este prima dintr-un ciclul de lucrări dedicate dosarului nuclear. Demersul pleacă de la mai multe comunicări prezentate la conferinţe studenţeşti naţionale şi internaţionale şi de la câteva articole şi studii pe această tematică publicate în ţară şi peste hotare. Nu mi-am propus să epuizez domeniul neproliferării deosebit de dens, dinamic şi contradictoriu; am încercat să desluşes
Evidence and Burden of Proof in Foreign Sovereign Immunity Litigation: A Litigation Guide for International Lawyers and Government Counsel by Peter Fritz Walter
Price: $42.99 USD. Words: 143,000. Language: American English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Law » Civil Procedure
‘Evidence and Burden of Proof in Foreign Sovereign Immunity Litigation’ is the first specialized and practically useful analysis of the evidence problems and the burden of proof in matters of foreign sovereign immunity litigation, both regarding jurisdictional immunities and immunity from execution.
The Legal Protection of Foreign Investments Against Political Risk: Japanese Business in the Asian Energy Sector by Thomas Nektarios Papanastasiou
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,090. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / energy
This study examines how political risks associated with foreign direct investment in the energy sector are managed or mitigated, and suggests new ways to deal with the possibility of such risk. It applies its analysis—using case studies and international law, and examining actual contracts—to the specific context of foreign investment in five Asian countries’ power infrastructure projects.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 121, Number 2 - November 2011 by Yale Law Journal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 97,780. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » International law
Yale Law Journal, Nov. 2011: Contents include "Outcasting: Enforcement in Domestic and International Law," by Oona Hathaway & Scott J. Shapiro; "Prods and Pleas: Limited Government in an Era of Unlimited Harm," by Benjamin Ewing & Douglas A. Kysar; Note, "Baseline Framing in Sentencing," by Daniel M. Isaacs; & Comment, "The Anti-Federalists and Presidential War Powers," by Cameron O. Kistler.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 122, Number 1 - October 2012 by Yale Law Journal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 140,170. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Contributors include such noted scholars as Ariel Porat & Eric Posner (aggregation in decisionmaking over many fields of law), Victoria Nourse (legislative history in statutory interpretation), and James Anderson & Paul Heaton (effectiveness of defense counsel in murder cases). Vol. 122, Issue 1 also features student contributions on rights of identity and branding, sales tax, & international law.
The Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species: Local Authority and International Policy by Jonathan Liljeblad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
A new book explores the nature of national-to-local linkages, using as a case study the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) via its domestic analog, the Endangered Species Act. The analysis uses quantitative and qualitative methods. The author concludes that while CITES enforcement allows for a national-to-local extension, it presents international challenges too.
The Rule of Law in European Integration: The Path of the Schuman Plan by Stuart A. Scheingold
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,550. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This study “remains the definitive analysis of the first crucial decade of the formulation of the Constitution of Europe by at the time a little-known court. It must be read by all serious scholars of European integration.”—Malcolm Feeley, in the new Foreword. In the early days of what would become the EU, it had a weak and ill-defined legislature and executive. And the European Court of Justice.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 7 - May 2015 by Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » International law
Contents of Issue 7 include: Article, "The Normalization of Foreign Relations Law," by Ganesh Sitaraman and Ingrid Wuerth; Book Review, "The Family, in Context," by Maxine Eichner; and Note, "Forgive and Forget: Bankruptcy Reform in the Context of For-Profit Colleges" In addition, the issue features student commentary on Recent Cases and policy positions, and Recent Publications notes.