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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.
The Law in Political Integration by Stuart A. Scheingold
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,100. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » History » European
The classic 1971 study of how law and politics combine to predict a future for European integration, in what would become the EU. Scheingold analyzes the early data and reasons that law and regional integration will lead the future of the Union, not a U.S.-style constitutional development of federalism. It remains a fascinating window on the origins of the EU, plus a new Foreword by Joerg Fedtke.
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.
Legal Guide to Living in Japan - Immigration & related problems by Richard Gladding
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,470. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A guide to immigration rules and practices related to living, working and/or studying in Japan, including visa and status of residence problems, resident/alien registration, permanent residency, refugees, naturalisation and deportation. Written in English and easy to understand, it is aimed at foreign nationals already living in Japan or planning to move there.
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.
Protection of Cultural Heritage in International Law by Natasja Nikolic
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,980. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law
The history of cultural property is strongly connected to wars and armed conflicts. If on one side wars represented a means for the enlargement of national territory and neutralisation of enemy populations, ritorsions against theirs cultural property had principally an economic and symbolic value. Damage the signs of a culture was an expression of contempt and superiority.
Tutela internazionale dei beni culturali by Natasja Nikolic
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,800. Language: Italian. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law
Venezia e la sua laguna, Menfi e la sua Necropoli, l’Alhambra a Granada, i Palazzi imperiali delle dinastie Ming e Quing, le Chiese rupestri etiopi, la Fabbrica del legno di Verla, Mont-Saint-Michel, Versailles, San Gimignano, il Taj Mahal, …, Auschwitz. Sono solo alcuni dei gioielli che compongono il complesso puzzle del patrimonio dell’umanità e della nostra memoria collettiva.
Layman's International Law: Everything You Need to Know About the Law of Nations by Samit D'Cunha
Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 34,310. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
"Layman's International Law" is a one-of-a-kind guide designed to teach anyone the basics of public international law. Marked by a thorough and entertaining presentation of the complexities of international law, this book is ideal for people who have not previously studied law, people wishing to learn more about their rights under international law, or people entering the world of diplomacy.
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?
Israel's Legal Case: A Guidebook by Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,040. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Law » International law
This volume outlines how Israel's actions are firmly rooted in international law. Recognized experts discuss "occupation," "apartheid," and "colonialism," as well as the legal status of Israeli settlements, the West Bank security fence, and Israel's borders.
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.
“El Diferendo Marítimo entre las Repúblicas de Perú y Chile y el Fallo de la Corte Internacional de Justicia de la Haya (Estudio de caso sobre la percepción de los nacionales respecto de las implicancias del fallo)”. by Jesús A. Ventocilla C.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,990. Language: Spanish. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Law » International law
La investigación es un estudio de caso desde un enfoque mixto en materia de política internacional que busca comprender exploratoriamente el contexto del diferendo marítimo entre Perú y Chile en la Corte Internacional de Justicia de La Haya, el fallo resolutivo y sus implicancias según la percepción de los nacionales.
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.
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.
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 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.