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This volume offers a unique, comprehensive view of the contents, context and potential of the Civil Code that in 2021 entered into force in the People’s Republic of China. The twenty-three essays herein collected, authored by distinguished Chinese and non-Chinese scholars, describe inner and outer perceptions about the Chinese Civil Code and analyze its likely impact within and outside the country. In so doing, they shed light not only on the comparative origins of current Chinese rules, but also on the potential influence that these rules may have in comparative terms in the future.
In EU Anti-Corruption Efforts in the Eastern Neighbourhood, Mihai-Razvan Corman provides a fresh and original legal analysis of the EU’s capability to tackle this complex and multi-facetted phenomenon beyond its borders. Key legal instruments and mechanisms from the external dimension are examined and contrasted to the EU’s anti-corruption arsenal towards Member States. Special attention is dedicated to the EU’s anti-corruption capability in the areas of organized and cross-border crime, public procurement and political party financing. In particular, this book focuses on the implications of the EU’s internal capability for its external efforts. It also explores to what extent there is a gap between the EU’s high ambitions of tackling corruption in the Eastern Neighbourhood and its actual legal capability. While EU anti-corruption efforts in Moldova serve as a crucial case study, its engagement in the other candidate countries from the EaP is also incorporated in the analysis.
This book aims to contribute to the global observance of the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), 1948. It considers nature and development of international human rights law. It considers how human rights interact with other regimes such as intellectual property, foreign direct investment, corporate social responsibility, international environmental law, humanitarian law, refugee law, economic law, and criminal law. The book then presents human rights of vulnerable populations and sets out contemporary challenges and issues relating to human rights, such as globalisation, the effects of COVID-19, religion, nationality, and the implementation of economic, social, and cultural rights.
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The New Zealand Yearbook of International Law is an annual, internationally refereed publication whose purpose is to provide a yearly reference for legal materials and critical commentary on issues of international law. The Yearbook also serves as a valuable tool to identify trends, state practice, and policies in the development of international law in New Zealand, the Pacific region, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica, and to generate scholarship in those fields. In addition to presenting peer-reviewed legal research, the Yearbook contains an annual ‘Year-in-Review’ that covers developments in international law of particular interest to New Zealand, and a dedicated section on the South Pacific.

This Yearbook covers the period 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2022.
An International Law and International Relations Perspective
In this book contributors engage into the theoretical dialogue about the interplay between terrorism and organized crime. Arguing in favor of its existence, the authors of the book seek to define the phenomenon of ‘organized criminal terrorism’ and examine the appropriateness of the international and regional legal frameworks on terrorism and organized crime to address this unitary criminal phenomenon. The volume reveals similarities and differences between terrorism and organized crime that support views in favor of new international legal instruments and those that defend the current approach to combat organized criminal terrorism. Contributors hope that the book will form the basis for a more informed discussion on the issue.
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Under the editorship of Nimer Sultany, the peer-reviewed Volume 24 of the Palestine Yearbook of International Law includes articles on Zionism, the legality of the British Mandate over Palestine, property rights in East Jerusalem, abolitionism and Israeli carceral regime, and the legal struggle over BDS in Spain. The Yearbook is an unparalleled reference work of general international law, in particular as related to Palestine and the Palestinian people. Published in cooperation with the Birzeit University Institute of Law, the Yearbook is a valuable resource for anyone seeking well-researched and timely information about Palestine and critical approaches to international law. Contributors include John Quigley, Anna Roiser, Annika Johnson, Fernando Acuña, and Esmat Halaby.

Please click here for the online version including the abstracts of the articles of The Palestine Yearbook of International Law.
The Yearbook of International Disaster Law aims to represent a hub for critical debate in this area of research and policy and to foster the interest of academics, practitioners, stakeholders and policy-makers on legal and institutional issues relevant to all forms of natural, technological and human-made hazards. This Yearbook primarily addresses the international law dimension of relevant topics, alongside important regional and national dimensions relevant for further development of legal and policy initiatives. In the Thematic Section of Volume 5, entitled ‘Human Rights and Disasters’, distinguished scholars seek to understand how States can ensure that the persons affected by disasters are entitled to the respect for and protection of their human rights, in accordance with international law.
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This book explains the details and underlying thinking of many major reforms to Chinese law and legal practice that have taken place since 2013. It draws widely on laws and regulations, policies, cases, official statistics as well as the latest Chinese and foreign literature. The informed analysis answers intriguing questions such as why China runs the world’s largest database of court judgments without recognising any precedent, or why the number of judges was cut by 40% despite a more than doubled caseload. Ultimately it offers a new approach on how to understand Chinese law and legal reforms in the contemporary world.
A Comprehensive Analysis of the Present Landscape and Proposals for the Future Legal Framework
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Embark on a journey into South Korea's remarkable rise as a space power. Discover how this technological giant has secured its place among a select group of seven nations capable of launching one-ton satellites using domestically engineered rockets. Delve into South Korea's intricate space legislation, dissecting four pivotal laws and regulations through a global lens.

This pioneering academic endeavor sheds light on South Korea's alignment with international obligations and the real-world application of its domestic laws. It offers pragmatic reforms, charting a course for policymakers and stakeholders toward a comprehensive legal framework to propel South Korea's cosmic aspirations.