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This work reviews the origins and history of national privacy codes as social, political and legal phenomena in the United States, Germany, France, Australia, South Korea, Hong Kong and Hungary. The book begins by examining key international statements on privacy rights, such as the OECD principles. Each national case history goes beyond the details of what current data-protection laws allow and prohibit to examine the origins of public concern about... more...

A Critical Humanitarian Intervention Approach explores ways of reconceptualizing security in terms of Ken Booth’s Theory of World Security. This approach, focusing on human development more broadly can improve upon the theoretical and practical limitations of solidarist theories on the subject of humanitarian intervention.

The essays in this volume consider issues at the intersection of freedom of expression and racial, cultural, and gender diversity. The claims of those whose cultures and beliefs differ from our own are no longer the exclusive province of diplomats, as the Danish newspaper that published cartoons ridiculing Mohammed quickly learned. Negotiating the claims of freedom of expression as they come into open conflict with a wide diversity of viewpoints, both... more...

International Food Law and Policy is the first interdisciplinary piece of academic literature of its kind with a comprehensive, reader-friendly approach to teaching the major aspects of food regulation, law, policy, food safety and environmental sustainability in a global context.  The sections are grouped by continents and focus on a range of cross-disciplinary subjects, such as public health, international food trade, the right... more...

This new book is an edited collection of papers arising from a conference on Law and Development in the twenty-first century held in 2001. It is in honour of the work of Dr Peter Slinn.


This book examines the law in respect of financial redress for those injured by defective consumer items, known as product liability. The different approach of the courts in a variety of different countries is examined, including Western Europe, Accession Countries, North America and Japan. Contributions are made by distinguished commentators, including a high court judge, European Commission official, leading litigators and academics.

by Craig, R.
This book argues that traditional complaint-based antidiscrimination laws are inherently inadequate to respond to systemic discrimination in employment. It examines the mechanisms and characteristics of systemic discrimination and the shortcomings of complaint-based laws. Yet these characteristics can also inform employers and government authorities of the kinds of preventive action that help alleviate systemic discrimination at the workplace. In its... more...

This book asks whether just war theory and its rules for determining when war is justified remains adequate to the challenges posed by contemporary developments. Some argue that the nature of contemporary war makes these rules obsolete. By carefully examining the phenomena of intervention, terrorism, and torture from a number of different perspectives, the essays in this book explore this complex set of issues with insight and clarity.

International Law is a concise paperback that is an ideal student companion guide to any law school casebook on international law. Clearly written and thoughtfully organized around three key concepts, this text orients students in the basics of international law while providing broad coverage of contemporary public policy issues shaping international relations.

In 2007, the International Max Planck Research School for Maritime Affairs together with the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), both based in Hamburg, decided to establish an annual lecture series, the "Hamburg Lectures on Maritime Affairs" - giving distinguished scholars and practitioners the opportunity to present and discuss recent developments in this field. The present volume - the second in the series - collects eight of the... more...