Category: International Law

The Global War for Internet Governance by Laura DeNardis

By Laura DeNardis

The net has remodeled the style within which details is exchanged and enterprise is performed, arguably greater than the other verbal exchange improvement some time past century. regardless of its broad achieve and strong worldwide impression, it's a medium out of control by means of anybody centralized approach, association, or governing physique, a truth that has given upward thrust to all demeanour of free-speech concerns and cybersecurity issues. The conflicts surrounding web governance are the recent areas the place political and monetary strength is unfolding within the twenty-first century.
 
This all-important examine via Laura DeNardis finds the internal energy constitution already in position in the architectures and associations of web governance. It presents a theoretical framework for net governance that takes into consideration the privatization of worldwide energy in addition to the function of sovereign international locations and overseas treaties. additionally, DeNardis explores what's at stake in open worldwide controversies and stresses the accountability of the general public to actively have interaction in those debates, simply because web governance will finally confirm web freedom.

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The Geopolitics of Deep Oceans by John Hannigan

By John Hannigan

Long considered as an empty and inhospitable setting, the deep ocean is quickly rising as an ecological scorching spot with a amazing range of organic existence. but, the world?s oceans are presently on a perilous trajectory of decline, threatened through acidification, oil and gasoline drilling, overfishing, and, within the long-term, deep-sea mining, bioprospecting, and geo-engineering.

In The Geopolitics of Deep Oceans, famous environmental sociologist John Hannigan examines the prior, current and way forward for our planet?s ?final frontier?. the writer argues that our realizing of the deep - its definition, barriers, price, possession, well-being and destiny kingdom - will depend on even if we see it at first as a source cornucopia, a political chessboard, a shared commons, or a special and threatened ecology. He concludes through finding a brand new storyline that imagines the oceans as a canary-in-the-mineshaft for gauging the influence of worldwide weather change.

The Geopolitics of Deep Oceans is a distinct advent to the geography, legislation, politics and sociology of the sub-surface ocean. it's going to attract an individual heavily focused on the current kingdom and destiny destiny of the most important unmarried habitat for all times on our planet.

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EU Presidencies between Politics and Administration: The by Mads Dagnis Jensen,Peter Nedergaard

By Mads Dagnis Jensen,Peter Nedergaard

This publication bargains the 1st complete research after the Lisbon Treaty got here into strength of the ecu Presidency's effect on nationwide administrations within the Member States of Poland, Denmark and Cyprus earlier than, in the course of and after the Presidency. putting the sensible concerns dealing with officers and policy-makers right into a "governmentality" framework, it analyses the influence at the day-by-day actions of bureaucrats and ministers.



The e-book utilises entire and novel empirical fabric together with round a hundred interviews with key officers, documentary resources and educational literature. It uncovers the type of negotiations, administration and coordination prompted via the great problem of presiding over the european –including being part of a Trio.



This textual content could be of key curiosity to students, scholars of political technological know-how, ecu Union reports and public management, in addition to extra extensively to Comparative Politics and diplomacy. it is going to even be of curiosity to officers and coverage individuals in ecu Member states impending the Presidency.

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Landmark Cases in Competition Law (International Competition by Barry Rodger

By Barry Rodger

it's the thesis of this attention-grabbing and hugely instructive booklet on pageant legislation that an exam of 1 landmark case, state of affairs, or 'saga' each one from quite a number felony platforms results in a radical knowing of the problems informing and coming up from festival coverage, legislations, and felony perform. subsequently, best students from 14 jurisdictions increase their educational authority and rigour with a component of panache to explain a very salient case in every one in their international locations, commenting intensive at the contribution of the case to the improvement in their specific pageant legislations tradition and to the case’s enduring value for festival legislations and its enforcement from a world point of view. There are chapters for every of 13 nations in addition to the eu Union, preceded through an informative and considerate creation. for every landmark case chosen, the legislative history, the case proof, and the criminal ruling and reasoning are all minutely defined, besides statement, critique, and evaluate of the case’s effect and modern value. The instances conceal significant swathes of the contest legislation territory by way of substance and approach, facing cartels, abuse of dominance, mergers, and vertical restraints, and regarding assorted varieties of private and non-private enforcement strategies. points lined comprise the subsequent: the general public curiosity try out; bid-rigging in public procurement; the entitlement of dominant businesses to compete on a degree footing with different businesses; the hard-to-draw line among valid pageant and illegal monopolizing behavior; the hazards of eclectic borrowing within the improvement and interpretation of festival legislations ideas; horizontal price-fixing collusion ‘hub and spoke’ cartels; resale fee upkeep agreements and the U.S. ‘rule of reason’; the expanding use of personal enforcement and the perfect for sufferers of a contest legislation infringement to hunt repayment; merger keep watch over in strength markets and the political use of merger evaluation ideas to learn family corporations; cooperation with felony enforcement companies and prosecutors; the position courts play in project sufficient felony supervision of pageant specialists; leniency strategies and acquiring entry to ‘confidential’ whistleblowing documentation; imposition of administrative fines and different deterrence-based sanctions; and the way the ‘consumer welfare’ common is interpreted. greater than a suite of landmark case descriptions, this publication, within which many chapters replicate upon contemporary and think about extra destiny major reforms, demonstrates that pageant legislation and its enforcement methods shape a part of a chronological narrative, and that it is very important comprehend the wider criminal, social, and fiscal context during which pageant legislations and coverage advance. This wider viewpoint will end up immeasurably worthy to the numerous practitioners, company humans, jurists, and coverage makers engaged within the shaping of festival legislations in any jurisdiction, and may additionally be crucial studying for postgraduate scholars learning any facets of comparative festival legislations enforcement.

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The European Parliament and its International Relations by Stelios Stavridis,Daniela Irrera

By Stelios Stavridis,Daniela Irrera

Following the Lisbon Treaty, the powers of the eu Parliament in exterior kinfolk have progressively extended and it's more and more influencing the international coverage of the eu Union.


This ebook analyses the function of the eu Parliament as a global actor and provides a brand new debate approximately its position outdoors the european territory. It explores diversified coverage components together with human rights, foreign relief, alternate, concern administration and the surroundings to supply a scientific research of the fashionable worldwide position of the ecu Parliament. The publication additionally considers the eu Parliament’s local interactions with Africa, Latin the USA, the U.S., Asia and the center East. With a standard analytical framework and learn covering?the lifespan of the ecu Parliament from its first direct elections in 1979 to the current day, this finished quantity offers an exceptional research of 1 of crucial associations within the eu Union.


This e-book could be of curiosity to scholars and students of eu Union politics and associations, ecu coverage, govt, diplomacy and ecu history.

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United Nations Global Conferences (Global Institutions) by Michael G. Schechter

By Michael G. Schechter

This new booklet covers the origins reasons, traits and controversies of the United countries' worldwide conferences.

There are 30 such meetings to match, and lots of argue that they've now not been well worth the funds spent on them. Others, although, recommend that they give the single potent technique to tackle worldwide difficulties, like racism, sexism, overpopulation, environmental degradation, overfishing, urbanization, and the proliferation of small arms.


This is the 1st finished examine of this key subject, offering info necessary to the continued debate on multilateralism, with examinations of:

* the common constitution of a conference
* description of the worldwide meetings
* noticeable and institutional results of the conferences
* adjustments caused by the meetings
* UN meetings as mechanisms for dealing with the issues of the twenty first Century

This e-book is key studying for college students of the United countries, foreign enterprise and international governance, in addition to practitioners from non-governmental agencies.

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Competition Law and Regulation of the EU Electronic by Liyang Hou

By Liyang Hou

This ebook brings gratifying definition and readability to this box ultimately. Exploring the great alterations among festival legislation and sector-specific legislation after the methodological integration, it provides the 1st special research of the various 1000's of notifications and fee letters generated below the object 7 strategy, deciding upon the main suitable situations facing industry definition, industry strength, and treatments. It compares those judgements with appropriate pageant legislations situations and highlights parts with a touching on sector-specific law. It additionally bargains highly precious suggestions during the massive quantity of files within the Commission’s CIRCA database. themes and concerns raised comprise the next: definition of product markets; delineation of geographic markets (including sub-national); assorted practices on the subject of assessing unmarried marketplace strength and collective industry energy; and festival difficulties corresponding to refusal to deal, margin squeeze, non-price discrimination, and over the top pricing. There could be little question that this is often the recent reference element for researchers and practitioners during this area. via systematically categorizing the strategies and felony standards and construction an outstanding theoretical framework at the intersection of pageant legislation and sector-specific law, the writer has created a source that's guaranteed to be welcomed by means of all these thinking about law of digital communications markets and community industries quite often: educational students, telecommunications regulators on the european and Member kingdom degrees, pageant experts, legislation enterprises focusing on IT/communications legislations, practitioners in IT and telecommunications businesses, and experts within the zone. The booklet also will end up very beneficial for students and practitioners in different components of the area drawn to evaluating the european method with their own.

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EU Foreign Policy and the Europeanization of Neutral States: by Nicole Alecu de Flers

By Nicole Alecu de Flers

This booklet examines the results of the typical overseas and protection coverage (CFSP) of the ecu Union (EU) at the nationwide overseas rules of eire and Austria.


Small and impartial ecu member states supply a desirable case-study because the CFSP involves a trouble for them. Their measurement may well create assumptions that they're likely to undertake ecu coverage, but the normal place of neutrality may perhaps act opposite to Europeanization. via focusing on this part of the reciprocal dating among ecu and nationwide overseas coverage, the ebook takes a brand new and leading edge method of examine customers for a standard eu international coverage, and is going past an exam of alterations within the nationwide overseas guidelines of eire and Austria to supply an interesting clarification and realizing of Europeanization. in line with a finished conceptual framework, this article investigates 3 dimensions of nationwide overseas coverage; the Europeanization of overseas policy-making, the Europeanization of overseas coverage substance and results on neutrality, to create an available and trained perception into the evolution of ecu cooperation within the box of overseas coverage, and the influence on nationwide overseas policy.


EU international coverage and the Europeanization of impartial States could be of curiosity to scholars and students of eu reviews, diplomacy and international Policy.

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Franchising in Africa 2014: Legal and Business by Kendal Tyre Jr,Diana Vilmenay-Hammond,Courtney Lindsay II

By Kendal Tyre Jr,Diana Vilmenay-Hammond,Courtney Lindsay II

This publication serves as a realistic, succinct, easy-to-use reference instruments for legal professionals, enterprise humans and lecturers to take advantage of in navigating the myriad legislation and company concerns impacting franchise preparations at the African continent. It additionally covers these legislation governing franchising in 16 African nations – Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tunisia, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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Constraints on the Waging of War by Kalshoven/Zegveld

By Kalshoven/Zegveld

This totally revised fourth variation of Constraints at the Waging of battle considers the improvement of the important ideas of foreign humanitarian legislation from their origins to the current day. Of specific concentration are the principles governing guns and the criminal tools by which admire for the legislations could be enforced. Combining conception and genuine perform, this publication appeals to experts in addition to to scholars turning to the topic for the 1st time.

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