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Global Health Security in China, Japan, and India

Assessing Sustainable Development Goals

UBC Press

Global Health Security in China, Japan, and India uses the targets set by the UN Sustainable Development Goals to conduct an impressively thorough assessment of coordinated health care in three major Asian countries.

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Exporting Virtue?

China’s International Human Rights Activism in the Age of Xi Jinping

UBC Press

Exporting Virtue? critically explores the ways in which China is attempting to change international human rights standards to accommodate its interests.

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Crossing Law’s Border

Canada’s Refugee Resettlement Program

UBC Press

Crossing Law’s Border offers a comprehensive account of Canada’s refugee resettlement program, from the Indochinese crisis of the 1970s to the current era of controversy and flux in refugee and asylum policy.

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Good Governance in Economic Development

International Norms and Chinese Perspectives

UBC Press

Good Governance in Economic Development examines what happens at the intersection of international and Chinese conceptions of transparency, accountability, and public participation.

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A Human Rights Based Approach to Development in India

UBC Press

This book demonstrates why economic development is synonymous with institutional development for the furthering of human development issues.

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Grey Zones in International Economic Law and Global Governance

UBC Press

Grey Zones in International Economic Law and Global Governance examines contested zones of global governance to understand state policy and market behaviour in the current era.

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On the Side of the Angels

Canada and the United Nations Commission on Human Rights

UBC Press

Documenting six decades of Canadian engagement within the UN human rights system, this book offers insights into the complexity and nuance of Canadian diplomacy as well as the evolution of UN’s universal human rights project.

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Lock, Stock, and Icebergs

A History of Canada’s Arctic Maritime Sovereignty

UBC Press

Lock, Stock, and Icebergs recounts the events, pressures, and behind-the-scenes negotiations that shaped Canada’s legal claim to the Northwest Passage and the waters of the Arctic Archipelago.

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The Call of the World

A Political Memoir

UBC Press, On Point Press

In this fiercely intelligent memoir, Bill Graham – Canada’s minister of foreign affairs and minister of defence during the tumultuous years following 9/11 – takes us on a personal journey through a period of upheaval in global and domestic politics, arguing that global institutions based on international law offer the best hope for a safer, more prosperous, and just world.

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The Intellectual Property–Regulatory Complex

Overcoming Barriers to Innovation in Agricultural Genomics

UBC Press

This book offers a pathway forward for innovation in agricultural genomics by identifying and addressing the significant obstacles posed by conflicting intellectual property and biosafety regimes.

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The Stability Imperative

Human Rights and Law in China

UBC Press

Legal expert Sarah Biddulph uses case studies to examine the multiple and shifting ways in which the Chinese government’s efforts to maintain social and political stability impact on the legal definition and implementation of human rights in China.

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Assessing Treaty Performance in China

Trade and Human Rights

UBC Press

This volume examines the normative and operational dimensions of China’s legal performance related to international standards on trade and human rights.

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The Canadian Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 49, 2011

UBC Press

The contents of this volume reflect the diversity of Canadian and international thought, opinion, and practice on current problems of international law.

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International Trade Law and Domestic Policy

Canada, the United States, and the WTO

UBC Press

An innovative assessment of the extent to which international judicial bodies influence domestic law and policy arrangements.

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Modern Warfare

Armed Groups, Private Militaries, Humanitarian Organizations, and the Law

Edited by Benjamin Perrin
UBC Press

A multifaceted exploration of how humanitarian organizations, private militaries, and non-state armed groups are shaking the foundations of international humanitarian law.

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The Canadian Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 48, 2010

UBC Press

This is the forty-eighth volume of The Canadian Yearbook of International Law, the first volume of which was published in 1963.

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Human Rights

The Commons and the Collective

UBC Press

Laura Westra argues that international and environmental law must place the rights of the collective before those of the individual if we are to protect our common heritage -- the environment, its air, water, and biodiversity -- and ensure humanity’s survival.

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Property, Territory, Globalization

Struggles over Autonomy

UBC Press

Focusing on sites of friction in property regimes, this book reveals that a politics of place can help local actors build bases of autonomy to withstand, and even reshape, the forces of globalization.

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