The contents of this volume reflect the diversity of Canadian and international thought, opinion, and practice on current problems of international law.
Armed Groups, Private Militaries, Humanitarian Organizations, and the Law
A multifaceted exploration of how humanitarian organizations, private militaries, and non-state armed groups are shaking the foundations of international humanitarian law.
This is the forty-eighth volume of The Canadian Yearbook of International Law, the first volume of which was published in 1963.
The Commons and the Collective
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.
Struggles over Autonomy
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.
Drawing on case studies from the Pacific Rim, this book traces the selective adaptation of international trade law to local conditions.
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