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Beyond Constitutionalism: The Pluralist Structure of Postnational Law

by Nico Krisch

Under pressure from globalisation, the classical distinction between domestic and international law has become increasingly blurred, spurring demand for new paradigms to construe the emerging postnational legal order. The typical response of ...

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Beyond Greenwash

Explaining Credibility in Transnational Eco-Labeling

by Hamish van der Ven

<p>From green frogs and blue angels to white bunnies, modern consumers are confronted by a growing array of colorful eco-labels on everything from coffee to computers. When eco-labels are credible, they can lead to dramatic change in ...

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Beyond the Balance of Power

France and the Politics of National Security in the Era of the First World War

by Peter Jackson

<p>This is a major study of French foreign and security policy before, during and after the First World War. Peter Jackson examines the interplay between two contending conceptions of security: the first based on traditional practices of power ...

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Beyond the Band of Brothers

The US Military and the Myth that Women Can't Fight

by Megan MacKenzie

<p>Women can't fight. This assumption lies at the heart of the combat exclusion, a policy that was fiercely defended as essential to national security, despite evidence that women have been contributing to hostile operations now and throughout ...

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Beyond US Hegemony in International Development

The Contest for Influence at the World Bank

by Jiajun Xu

<p>China's initiative to establish the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), attracting membership from G7 countries against the vocal opposition of the United States, has been recognised as a significant moment in an ongoing hegemonic ...

ISBN: 9781316800102

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Big Data Technologies for Monitoring of Computer Security: A Case Study of the Russian Federation

by Sergei Petrenko

<p>This timely book offers rare insight into the field of cybersecurity in Russia -- a significant player with regard to cyber-attacks and cyber war. *Big Data Technologies for Monitoring of Computer Security *presents possible solutions to the ...

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Bilateral Cooperation and Human Trafficking

Eradicating Modern Slavery between the United Kingdom and Nigeria

by May Ikeora

<p>This book presents a case study of human trafficking from Nigeria to the UK, with a focus on practical measures for ending this trafficking. The study addresses the many aspects of human trafficking, including sexual exploitation, domestic ...

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Black Women and International Law

Deliberate Interactions, Movements and Actions

by Jeremy I. Levitt

<p>From Compton to Cairo, Bahia to Brixton, black women have been disproportionally affected by poverty, illiteracy, unemployment, discrimination and violence. Despite being one of the largest and geographically dispersed groups in the world, ...

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Blinded by Humanity

Inside the UN's Humanitarian Operations

by Martin Barber

<p>Martin Barber was a senior UN official and has extensive experience in humanitarian affairs and peace operations - both at UN Headquarters and in the field. His last UN post before retirement was as Director of the United Nations Mine Action ...

ISBN: 9780857738066

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Blood Oil

Tyranny, Resources, and the Rules that Run the World

by Leif Wenar

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Blood Oil

Tyrants, Violence, and the Rules that Run the World

by Leif Wenar

<p>Natural resources like oil and minerals are the largest source of unaccountable power in the world. Petrocrats like Putin and the Saudis spend resource money on weapons and oppression; militants in Iraq and in the Congo spend resource money ...

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Blunder

Britain's War in Iraq

by Patrick Porter

<p>Why did Britain go to war in Iraq in 2003? Existing accounts stress dodgy dossiers, intelligence failures, and the flaws of individual leaders. Deploying the large number of primary documents now available, this book puts ideas at the centre ...

ISBN: 9780192535351

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Border Politics

Defining Spaces of Governance and Forms of Transgressions

by Cengiz Günay & Nina Witjes

<p>In the light of mass migration, the rise of nationalism and the resurgence of global terrorism, this timely volume brings the debate on border protection, security and control to the centre stage of international relations research. Rather ...

ISBN: 9783319468556

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Border Shifts

New Mobilities in Europe and Beyond

by Dr Natalia Ribas-Mateos

Are borders passive sites where structure prevails? Are they an ordinary type of social filter? What does it mean today to have a Moroccan coffee shop in front of the Museum of the Exile in La Jonquera, Spain?<BR> <br>The classic open-closed ...

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Borders and Mobility in Turkey

Governing Souls and States

by Shoshana Fine

<p>In the last two decades, Turkey has witnessed a variety of bordering interventions rooted in its problematisation as variously &quot;transit,&quot; &quot;destination,&quot; &quot;European,&quot; &quot;Muslim&quot; and &quot;safe.&quot; This ...

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Borders, Asylum and Global Non-Citizenship

The Other Side of the Fence

by Heather L. Johnson

<p>The experience of border crossing for refugees and irregular migrants challenges global border and migration controls in multiple contexts. Using qualitative field research in Tanzania, Spain, Morocco and Australia, Heather L. Johnson asks ...

ISBN: 9781139986267

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Borders: A Very Short Introduction

by Alexander C. Diener & Joshua Hagen

<p>Compelling and accessible, this <em>Very Short Introduction</em> challenges the perception of borders as passive lines on a map, revealing them instead to be integral forces in the economic, social, political, and environmental processes that

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Bosnia Remade

Ethnic Cleansing and its Reversal

by Gerard Toal & Carl T. Dahlman

<p><em>Bosnia Remade</em> is an authoritative account of ethnic cleansing and its partial undoing from the onset of the 1990s Bosnian wars up through the present. Gerard Toal and Carl Dahlman combine a bird's-eye view of the entire war from ...

ISBN: 9780190207908

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Boundaries of State, Boundaries of Rights

Human Rights, Private Actors, and Positive Obligations

by Tsvi Kahana & Anat Scolnicov

<p>This collection of essays draws together innovative scholars to examine the relationship between two legal and political phenomena: the shrinking of the state as a monopoly of power in favour of the expansion of power over individuals in ...

ISBN: 9781316564158

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Bounded Rationality and Economic Diplomacy

The Politics of Investment Treaties in Developing Countries

by Lauge N. Skovgaard Poulsen

<p>Modern investment treaties give private arbitrators power to determine whether governments should pay compensation to foreign investors for a wide range of sovereign acts. In recent years, particularly developing countries have incurred ...

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