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5. Expanding legal imagination

5. Expanding legal imagination  

Elizabeth Fisher

in Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2017
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Oct 2017
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9780191835643
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198794189.003.0005
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9780198794189
The creation and operation of environmental law has forced lawyers to reflect upon and develop legal concepts, rules, and principles. This is because environmental law is not confined to ... More
Conclusion

Conclusion  

Martin Bunton

in The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191778179
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199603930.003.0007
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9780199603930
Since 2001, the parameters for a resolution of the hundred-year-old Palestinian–Israeli conflict have been elaborated upon by a number of initiatives. The Conclusion looks at these ... More
7. Reform and challenges: the future of the United Nations

7. Reform and challenges: the future of the United Nations  

Jussi M. Hanhimäki

in The United Nations: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jun 2015
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Jun 2015
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9780190222734
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10.1093/actrade/9780190222703.003.0008
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9780190222703
The United Nations is structurally flawed and its operations are cumbersome. Despite being able to come up with excellent ideas, it often lacks the means of implementation. The UN is in ... More
3. Implementing international law

3. Implementing international law  

Vaughan Lowe

in International Law: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2015
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Nov 2015
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9780191785818
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10.1093/actrade/9780199239337.003.0003
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9780199239337
States tend to comply with international law, but what happens if a State breaks a rule of international law? ‘Implementing international law’ considers the different ways in which ... More
International Law: A Very Short Introduction

International Law: A Very Short Introduction  

Vaughan Lowe

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Nov 2015
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Nov 2015
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9780191785818
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10.1093/actrade/9780199239337.001.0001
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book
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9780199239337
Recently, interest in international law has increased greatly, largely because of its central place in discussions such as the Iraq War, the World Trade Organization, the Kyoto Convention, ... More
The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Very Short Introduction

The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Very Short Introduction  

Martin Bunton

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778179
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199603930.001.0001
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book
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9780199603930
The Palestinian–Israeli Conflict: A Very Short Introduction explains the history of this conflict, reducing it to its very essence — a modern territorial contest between two ... More
6. The rise and fall of the peace process 1987–2007

6. The rise and fall of the peace process 1987–2007  

Martin Bunton

in The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778179
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199603930.003.0006
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9780199603930
In 1987, the conflict returned to the spotlight after the failure of diplomatic efforts following the 1982 Lebanon war. This was when the Palestinian intifada (‘shaking off’), a powerful ... More
Corruption: A Very Short Introduction

Corruption: A Very Short Introduction  

Leslie Holmes

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2015
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Apr 2015
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9780191785214
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199689699.001.0001
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9780199689699
Corruption is one of the biggest global issues, ahead of extreme poverty, unemployment, the rising cost of food and energy, climate change, and terrorism. It is thought to be one of the ... More
1. The best hope of mankind? A brief history of the UN

1. The best hope of mankind? A brief history of the UN  

Jussi M. Hanhimäki

in The United Nations: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2015
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Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780190222734
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190222703.003.0002
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ISBN: 
9780190222703
The International Peace Conference in 1899 established the Permanent Court of Arbitration as the first medium for international disputes, but it was the League of Nations, established in ... More

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