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Human Rights in the Extractive Industries

Transparency, Participation, Resistance

by Isabel Feichtner, Markus Krajewski & Ricarda Roesch

<p>This book addresses key challenges and conflicts arising in extractive industries (mining, oil drilling) concerning the human rights of workers, their families, local communities and other stakeholders. Further, it analyses various ...

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Human Security and Non-Citizens

Law, Policy and International Affairs

by Alice Edwards & Carla Ferstman

<p>The past decades have seen enormous changes in our perceptions of 'security', the causes of insecurity and the measures adopted to address them. Threats of terrorism and the impacts of globalisation and mass migration have shaped our ...

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Human Security Norms in East Asia

by Yoichi Mine, Oscar A. Gómez & Ako Muto

<p>This book reveals how the idea of human security, combined with other human-centric norms, has been embraced, criticized, modified and diffused in East Asia (ASEAN Plus Three). Once we zoom in to the regional space of East Asia, we can see a ...

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Human Trafficking

A Global Perspective

by Louise Shelley

<p>This book examines all forms of human trafficking globally, revealing the operations of the trafficking business and the nature of the traffickers themselves. Using a historical and comparative perspective, it demonstrates that there is more ...

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Human Trafficking and Security in Southern Africa

The South African and Mozambican Experience

by Richard Obinna Iroanya

<p>This book investigates the links between human trafficking and national security in Southern Africa. Human trafficking violates borders, supports organised crime and corrupts border officials, and yet policymakers rarely view the persistence ...

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Human Trafficking and Slavery Reconsidered

Conceptual Limits and States' Positive Obligations in European Law

by Vladislava Stoyanova

<p>By reconsidering the definitions of human trafficking, slavery, servitude and forced labour, Vladislava Stoyanova demonstrates how, in embracing the human trafficking framework, the international community has sidelined the human rights law ...

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Humanitarian Action

Global, Regional and Domestic Legal Responses

by Andrej Zwitter, Christopher K. Lamont, Hans-Joachim Heintze & others

<p>The laws governing humanitarian action stand at the intersection of several fields of international law, regional agreements, soft law and domestic law. Through in-depth case studies and analyses, expert scholars and practitioners come ...

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Humanitarian Assistance for Displaced Persons from Myanmar

Royal Thai Government Policy and Donor, INGO, NGO and UN Agency Delivery

by Premjai Vungsiriphisal, Dares Chusri & Supang Chantavanich

<p>This book is one of four volumes on a major empirical migration study by leading Thai migration specialists from Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok) for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). This volume examines the protracted ...

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Humanitarian Intervention

A History

by Brendan Simms & D. J. B. Trim

<p>The dilemma of how best to protect human rights is one of the most persistent problems facing the international community today. This unique and wide-ranging history of humanitarian intervention examines responses to oppression, persecution ...

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Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility To Protect

Who Should Intervene?

by James Pattison

<p>Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility To Protect considers who should undertake humanitarian intervention in response to an ongoing or impending humanitarian crisis, such as found in Rwanda in early 1994, Kosovo in 1999, and Darfur

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Humanitarian Intervention and the United Nations

by Norrie MacQueen

Explores the UN's track record of military action, from cold war 'brushfire' peacekeeping to the fractured globalisation of the contemporary worldMacQueen assesses armed humanitarian intervention on a region-by-region basis, from the Balkans to ...

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Humanity's Law

by Ruti Teitel

<p>In <em>Humanity's Law,</em> renowned legal scholar Ruti Teitel offers a powerful account of one of the central transformations of the post-Cold War era: the profound normative shift in the international legal order from prioritizing state ...

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Humanizing the Laws of War

The Red Cross and the Development of International Humanitarian Law

by Robin Geiß, Andreas Zimmermann & Stefanie Haumer

<p>Over the past 150 years, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has been one of the main drivers of progressive development in international humanitarian law, whilst assuming various roles in the humanization of the laws of war. ...

ISBN: 9781316771921

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Humans on the Run

Of Exiles and Asylum

by Kumar M. Tiku

<p>In fleeing sometimes there is freedom, sometimes safety, sometimes sheer survival. Twenty-five individuals in flight, long disconnected from the certitudes of a settled, anchored existence. They map their journeys when moving to the next ...

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Hunting Season

The Execution of James Foley, Islamic State, and the Real Story of the Kidnapping Campaign that Started a War

by James Harkin

<p>On 19 August 2014, a member of the jihadist rebel group known as ISIS uploaded a video to YouTube. Entitled 'Message to America', the clip depicted the final moments of the life of kidnapped American journalist James Foley - and the gruesome ...

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Hunting Season

The Execution of James Foley, Islamic State, and the Real Story of the Kidnapping Campaign that Started a War

by James Harkin

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I Spy

My Life in MI5

by Tom Marcus

<p><strong>'One of the most successful MI5 undercover surveillance officers of his time' Sun</strong></p> <p>Tom Marcus spent years of his life working covertly against those who want to do us harm. Now, for the first time, he tells the full ...

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Idealism beyond Borders

The French Revolutionary Left and the Rise of Humanitarianism, 1954–1988

by Eleanor Davey

<p>This is a major new account of how modern humanitarian action was shaped by transformations in the French intellectual and political landscape from the 1950s to the 1980s. Eleanor Davey reveals how radical left third-worldism was displaced by

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Identity, Policy, and Prosperity

Border Nationality of the Korean Diaspora and Regional Development in Northeast China

by Jeongwon Bourdais Park

<p>This book offers a rare glimpse into China's Korean minority, which dominates the area bordering North Korea; even as Korea is riven into capitalist and communist societies, China's Koreans register this dilemma as one internal to the society

ISBN: 9789811048494

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Illegal Drugs, Drug Trafficking and Violence in Latin America

by Marcelo Bergman

<p>This book describes the main patterns and trends of drug trafficking in Latin America and analyzes its political, economic and social effects on several countries over the last twenty years. Its aim is to provide readers an introductory yet ...

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