Drawing on case studies from the Pacific Rim, this book traces the selective adaptation of international trade law to local conditions.
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.
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.
This is the forty-eighth volume of The Canadian Yearbook of International Law, the first volume of which was published in 1963.
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.
Transboundary River Governance in the Face of Uncertainty
An edited volume on the history of the 1964 Columbia River Treaty between the United States and Canada, the changes within the Columbia Basin since 1964 and the reasons for review of the Treaty.
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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