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Job announcement: Legal Researcher based in London, UK – Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

22/08/2012 – 10:44 pm | Comments Off on Job announcement: Legal Researcher based in London, UK – Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre 
We are currently recruiting a multilingual Legal Researcher based in London to succeed our colleague Marta Kasztelan who is moving to Southeast Asia…we will miss her greatly.  As indicated in the job announcement, the Legal Researcher will spend half of the time working on our Corporate Legal Accountability Project, along with Sif Thorgeirsson who manages the project.
The closing date for …

New Edition: EU Freedoms, Non-EU Countries and Company Taxation

22/08/2012 – 10:42 pm | Comments Off on New Edition: EU Freedoms, Non-EU Countries and Company Taxation

by: Daniel Smit
July 2012
ISBN: 9789041140418

Focusing on the impact of the Treaty freedoms and international integration agreements on relations with non-EU Member States, this work is the first to specifically address the all-important issue: Under which circumstances can investment-related rights deriving from EU law be invoked by companies established in non-EU states? The analysis identifies the impact of the EU Treaty freedoms on six basic corporate …

New Edition: Law & Social Inquiry

22/08/2012 – 10:39 pm | Comments Off on New Edition: Law & Social Inquiry

ARTICLES

Institutional Recalibration and Judicial Delimitation (pages 535–564)
Stuart Chinn
Article first published online: 18 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1747-4469.2011.01272.x

 

Social Network Analysis and the Diffusion of the Strict Liability Rule for Manufacturing Defects, 1963–87 (pages 565–594)
Robert C. Bird and Donald J. Smythe
Article first published online: 18 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1747-4469.2011.01276.x

 

Magical Thinking in Trademark Law (pages 595–626)
Katya Assaf
Article first published online: 22 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1747-4469.2011.01271.x

 

Administering Entitlement: …

New Edition: Cooperation and Conflict

22/08/2012 – 10:33 pm | Comments Off on New Edition: Cooperation and Conflict

Articles

Routine peace: Technocracy and peacebuilding
Roger Mac Ginty
Cooperation and Conflict 2012;47 287-308
http://cac.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/47/3/287
 
Swords into ploughshares: The effect of pacifist public opinion on foreign policy in Western democracies
William Davis
Cooperation and Conflict 2012;47 309-330
http://cac.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/47/3/309
 
Danish foreign policy activism: Differences in kind or degree?
Rasmus Brun Pedersen
Cooperation and Conflict 2012;47 331-349
http://cac.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/47/3/331
 
Reaping what was sown: Conflict outcome and post-civil war democratization
Marcus Nilsson
Cooperation and Conflict 2012;47 350-367
http://cac.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/47/3/350
 
Organizational learning in United Nations’ peacekeeping exit strategies
Gisela …

New Edition: Comparative Political Studies

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Articles

Domestic and International Influences on Green Taxation
Hugh Ward and Xun Cao
Comparative Political Studies 2012;45 1075-1103
http://cps.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/45/9/1075
 
Electoral Majorities, Political Parties, and Collective Representation
Michael D. McDonald, Ian Budge, and Robin E. Best
Comparative Political Studies 2012;45 1104-1131
http://cps.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/45/9/1104
 
Citizens’ Conceptualizations of Democracy: Structural Complexity, Substantive Content, and Political Significance
Damarys Canache
Comparative Political Studies 2012;45 1132-1158
http://cps.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/45/9/1132
 
Presidents, Parties, and Referenda in Latin America
Angélica Durán-Martínez
Comparative Political Studies 2012;45 1159-1187
http://cps.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/45/9/1159
 

Book Reviews

Book Review: Defeating Authoritarian Leaders in …

New Edition: New Journal of European Criminal Law

22/08/2012 – 10:30 pm | Comments Off on New Edition: New Journal of European Criminal Law

VOLUME 3 / 2012 / 02
 
IN THIS ISSUE
 
Editorial
Taking a Chance on Per Se Cartel Crime?
– Stefan Braum
 
Conference Papers
Does Criminalization of Cartels Work? A Few Lessons from the United States Experience
– Jesse W. Markham Jr
Why Morality Should Be Excluded from the Cartel Criminalisation Debate
– Andreas Stephan
Hard Core Cartel Conduct as Crime: The Justification for Criminalisation in the European Context
– Christopher Harding
Criminalising Competition Law Offences – A …

Worldwide Movement To End Violence Gathers Momentum

15/08/2012 – 11:25 am | One Comment

I am pleased to publish a guest post by Robert J. Burrowes, Founder of the Peoples Charter to Create a Non-Violent World. Robert J. Burrowes has a lifetime commitment to understanding and ending human violence. He has done extensive research since 1966 in an effort to understand why human beings are violent and has been a nonviolent activist
since 1981. He is the author of ‘The …

Book Review: Noam Lubell, Extraterritorial Use of Force against Non-State Actors

14/08/2012 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Book Review: Noam Lubell, Extraterritorial Use of Force against Non-State Actors

Book Review: Noam Lubell, Extraterritorial Use of Force against Non-State Actors (Oxford: OUP, 2010) ISBN 978-0-19-958484-0
Dr. Fozia Nazir Lone (Assistant Professor and Programme Leader LLB, City University of Hong Kong, fnlone@cityu.edu.hk)
Noam Lubell, Reader in the School of Law at the University of Essex, and an Adjunct Lecturer at the Irish Centre for Human Rights at the National University of Ireland, presents in this book …

Call for Papers: The International Rule of Law

11/08/2012 – 10:36 am | Comments Off on Call for Papers: The International Rule of Law

The Amsterdam Center for International Law of the University of Amsterdam is seeking paper proposals for a two-day seminar on ‘Interfaces between International and National Legal Orders: An International Rule of Law Perspective’. The seminar will be held on 14-15 March 2013.
The seminar explores the evolving interfaces between international and national legal orders from the perspective of the international rule of law. The interfaces between …

A New Development Bank

01/08/2012 – 6:03 pm | Comments Off on A New Development Bank

New supporters for BRICS development bank
23 July 2012
African countries are the latest to back the idea of establishing a development bank led by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
African countries voiced their support for the bank’s creation in the ministerial declaration adopted at end of the Fifth Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in Beijing. The bank, they noted, could supplement existing multilateral and regional institutions that finance …

A New Way to Map Drought and Water Use

01/08/2012 – 5:58 pm | Comments Off on A New Way to Map Drought and Water Use

4 July 2012
Every month, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Center for Climate Prediction has a drought briefing by teleconference to identify the latest drought areas in North America, writes Don Comis of the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS). ARS scientists, Martha Anderson and Bill Kustas, are hoping that in a year or so, data from their computer model/satellite package will give evapotranspiration (ET) …

Publication of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies

01/08/2012 – 5:54 pm | Comments Off on Publication of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies

The Institute of Commonwealth Studies is delighted to announce that the fourth Occasional Paper of the OSPA Research Project at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies has been published. This Occasional Paper is a written transcript of the proceedings of the ICwS-OSPA Witness Seminar ‘The Westminster Model and Representative Government in the Era of Decolonisation’, which took place on the 25th May 2011. The transcript puts on …