Browse Themes - 11 results

Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law, Armed Conflict and Displacement: The Protection of Refugees and Displaced Persons under International Humanitarian Law
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written by Mélanie Jacques, fl. 2008; edited by John S. Bell, fl. 2007 and James Crawford, fl. 2007, in Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2012, originally published 2012), 296 page(s)
The issue of the protection of refugees and displaced persons caught up in war has rarely been examined from the standpoint of international humanitarian law. This study not only addresses the topical issue of displacement in war, but also analyses the international humanitarian law regime and its shortcomings.
written by Mélanie Jacques, fl. 2008; edited by John S. Bell, fl. 2007 and James Crawford, fl. 2007, in Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2012, originally published 2012), 296 page(s)
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Immigration Detention: Law, History, Politics
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written by Daniel Wilsher, fl. 2000 (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2012, originally published 2012), 422 page(s)
The use of detention to control immigration calls into question modern states' adherence to the rule of law. Daniel Wilsher traces how modern states have come to use long-term detention without judicial control as a tool against irregular migration and as a public security measure.
written by Daniel Wilsher, fl. 2000 (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2012, originally published 2012), 422 page(s)
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Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law, International Refugee Law and Socio-Economic Rights: Refuge from Deprivation
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written by Michelle Foster, fl. 2009; edited by John S. Bell, fl. 2007 and James Crawford, fl. 2007, in Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2007, originally published 2007), 443 page(s)
Michelle Foster assesses the ability of the Refugee Convention to encompass refugee claims based on the violation of socio-economic rights, arguing that despite the traditional dichotomy between 'economic migrants' and 'political refugees', the Refugee Convention can include many claims with a socio-economic eleme...
written by Michelle Foster, fl. 2009; edited by John S. Bell, fl. 2007 and James Crawford, fl. 2007, in Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2007, originally published 2007), 443 page(s)
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Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law, Interpretation and Revision of International Boundary Decisions
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written by Kaiyan Homi Kaikobad; edited by John S. Bell, fl. 2007 and James Crawford, fl. 2007, in Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2007, originally published 2007), 396 page(s)
This book seeks to comment upon the nature, scope and effect of two important remedies in the adjudication of boundary disputes, namely the remedies of interpretation and revision. It examines these remedies by looking at their basic legal nature and the principles on which these remedies can be applied.
written by Kaiyan Homi Kaikobad; edited by John S. Bell, fl. 2007 and James Crawford, fl. 2007, in Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2007, originally published 2007), 396 page(s)
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Justice Across Borders: The Struggle for Human Rights in U.S. Courts
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written by Jeffrey Davis, 1967- (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2008, originally published 2008), 319 page(s)
This book examines attempts by human rights groups to enforce human rights law in federal courts. It explains the separation of powers issues arising when victims sue the United States or when the United States intervenes to urge dismissal of a claim.
written by Jeffrey Davis, 1967- (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2008, originally published 2008), 319 page(s)
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Contemporary Political Theory, Justice without Borders: Cosmopolitanism, Nationalism, and Patriotism
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written by Tan Kok-Chor, 1964-; edited by Ian Shapiro, 1956-, in Contemporary Political Theory (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2004, originally published 2004), 235 page(s)
Kok-Chor Tan argues that the cosmopolitan idea of global justice may be understood in such a way that it can accept some forms of nationalist and patriotic commitments without having to abandon its ideal of global equal concern. This accessible, persuasive book will appeal to political theorists and moral philosop...
written by Tan Kok-Chor, 1964-; edited by Ian Shapiro, 1956-, in Contemporary Political Theory (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2004, originally published 2004), 235 page(s)
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Migration and Human Rights: The United Nations Convention on Migrant Workers' Rights
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edited by Antoine Pécoud, fl. 2010 and Paul de Guchteneire, fl. 2010 (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2009, originally published 2009), 474 page(s)
The UN Convention on Migrant Workers' Rights is the most comprehensive migration-related treaty in international human rights law, but no major Western immigration states have ratified it. This volume provides in-depth information on the Convention and the reasons behind states' reluctance towards ratification.
edited by Antoine Pécoud, fl. 2010 and Paul de Guchteneire, fl. 2010 (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2009, originally published 2009), 474 page(s)
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Postwar Migration in Southern Europe, 1950–2000: An Economic Analysis
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written by Alessandra Venturini, fl. 2007 (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2004, originally published 2004), 302 page(s)
This book analyses the southern European migration case using an economic approach. It combines a theoretical and an empirical approach on the fundamental migration issues -- the decision to migrate, effects on the country of departure and country of destination, and the effectiveness of policies in managing migra...
written by Alessandra Venturini, fl. 2007 (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2004, originally published 2004), 302 page(s)
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Refugee Protection in International Law: UNHCR's Global Consultations on International Protection
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edited by Volker Türk, fl. 2014 and Erika Feller, 1949- (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2003, originally published 2003), 779 page(s)
Millions of people today are forced to flee persecution. This book examines key challenges facing the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, based on nine papers by eminent international refugee lawyers which were discussed at an expert round table meeting in 2001 as part of UNHCR's Global Consultatio...
edited by Volker Türk, fl. 2014 and Erika Feller, 1949- (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2003, originally published 2003), 779 page(s)
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Themes in European Governance, Immigration and Politics in the New Europe: Reinventing Borders
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written by Gallya Lahav, fl. 2010; edited by Johan Pender Olsen, 1939- and Andreas Føllesdal, 1958-, in Themes in European Governance (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2004, originally published 2004), 334 page(s)
Immigration is a central issue in European politics. Gallya Lahav's book places the issue in the context of a Europe where the logic of the single market clashes with national policymaking. The book shows how restrictive immigration policies have been adopted, despite the requirements of open borders.
written by Gallya Lahav, fl. 2010; edited by Johan Pender Olsen, 1939- and Andreas Føllesdal, 1958-, in Themes in European Governance (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2004, originally published 2004), 334 page(s)
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