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Treaty Law: New Trends  

Bruce Cronin

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Treaties are agreements between sovereign states, and occasionally between states and international organizations. Treaties can include conventions, covenants, charters, and statutes, all ... More

The Politics of Controlling Immigration  

James F. Hollifield

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Migration is linked to various dimensions of politics: the procedural or distributional dimension (who gets what, when, and how), the legal or statist dimension (which involves issues of ... More

The Law of Genocide  

Robert Weiner

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Genocide is described as the most extreme form of crime against humanity; Winston Churchill even called it the “crime with no name.” The word “genocide” was coined by Raphael Lemkin, a ... More

International Law and International Relations  

Robert J. Beck

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
International Law (IL) is the set of rules generally regarded and accepted as binding in relations between states and between nations. It serves as a framework for the practice of stable ... More

Comparative Immigration Policy  

Jeannette Money

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The research on comparative immigration policy is relatively recent, with the earliest dealing with significant immigrant inflows into Western Europe after World War II. Because of the ... More

Teaching International Law  

Robert J. Beck and Henry F. Carey

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The international law (IL) course offers a unique opportunity for students to engage in classroom debate on crucial topics ranging from the genocide in Darfur, the Israeli–Palestinian ... More

Law of the Sea  

Edwin Egede

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The “International Law of the Sea,” or simply “Law of the Sea,” is a body of legal norms that regulate the use of the seas and to delineate the powers and jurisdiction of States over ... More

International Regulation of Ocean Pollution and Ocean Fisheries  

Peter J. Jacques

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The World Ocean, the interconnected system of oceans and major seas on Earth, is the basis for climate stability, the hydrological cycle, and many aspects of biological diversity. It ... More

International Organizations and Respect for International Law  

Kendall W. Stiles

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
International organizations (IOs) of the most distinct kinds and characteristics have effectively modified the structure of international law. For more than six decades, IOs have echoed ... More

International Law and the Responsibility to Protect  

B. Welling Hall

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
The notion of “responsibility to protect” (R2P) emerged as a legal challenge to what F. R. Teson calls “the moral and legal enclosure of states.” The development of the R2P doctrine ... More

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