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C.G. Weeramantry

This work, an important bridge between the worlds of science and law, is one of a series, but may be purchased separately. It is one of the most detailed studies thus far on the interrelationship of science and technology with the growing discipline of human rights. Apart from general perspectives, it also deals specifically with the obligations of doctors, engineers, nuclear scientists, computer technologists, genetic engineers, genetic counsellors, mining technologists, and others.
No library of science, medicine, engineering or technology of any description should be without it, for it provides an irreducible minimum of human rights knowledge, without which these disciplines cannot function in the next century with due regard to their social and human rights implications.
Not all scientists will agree with all the author's views, but he poses them challengingly and brings into the open a number of major issues which can no longer be ignored.
The volume is a plea for an interdisciplinary and broad-based approach to scientific problems, scientific education, and continuing education of scientists. It places the scientific endeavour in its overall social and human rights context in a manner which neither students of science nor established scientists can ignore. With an approach which is both imaginative and practical, it explores the future of scientific endeavour in a humanistic perspective.

Transforming Globalization

Challenges and Opportunities in the Post 9/11 Era

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Edited by Bruce Podobnik and Thomas Reifer

This volume examines the emergence of the movement of resistance that has arisen to challenge neoliberal forms of globalization. The co-authors of this book describe how workers, environmentalists, human rights activists, and a wide variety of other groups have joined together to protest against institutions such as the WTO, the IMF, and the World Bank. Ongoing challenges facing the movement are objectively reviewed. Authors also highlight the continuing vitality of the movement in the post 9/11 period. By providing a collection of social scientific analyses, this volume significantly advances our understanding of what is probably the most important progressive movement of our time.

Moshe Kaniel

This book sheds light on a fascinating process of historic, legal evolution, starting from a situation of doubt as to whether the Community had treaty-making power, and ending with certain treaties being denied to sovereign states and transferred to an international organization. This process is still continuing, and brings in its wake far-reaching results. The author makes distinction between cases where exclusive treaty-making is explicitly specified in the founding treaties, and cases where treaty-making power is implicit, and is derived from the general structure of Community law. Implicit power becomes exclusive only by `occupying the field', which means enactment, and exclusive power negates ab initio the Member States' power, whereas implicit exclusive power merely negates the competence of the Member States to establish rules conflicting with those of the Community. Scholars, practitioners, lawyers, students and everybody who deals with European Union affairs will find this book of great interest.

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Edited by Andrew Jorgenson and Edward Kick

What is missing in the mounting literature on globalization is a focused theoretical foundation with parallel empirical examinations of global structures and their environmental consequences. The articles in this volume examine how the world-economy and related non-economic forms of global structuring impact the natural environment and the living conditions of human populations living across the globe. Environmental dynamics in areas as diverse as Ancient Egypt and the Modern Amazon are presented for readers who are new to the world-systems approach and for others interested in recent efforts to link environmental outcomes and antecedents to global processes.

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Edited by Netherlands Institute for the Law of the

On 16 November 1994, the 1992 U.N. Law of the Sea Convention took effect. Progress is now evident in the implementation of Chapter 17 of Agenda 21, as reviewed by the 1997 UNGA Special Session. These developments and the establishment of the International Seabed Authority (ISBA) and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) make the continuation of the NILOS Documentary Yearbook, now in its 11th year, of particular significance in the years to come.
The Yearbook compiles the documents related to ocean affairs and the law of the sea issued each year by organizations, organs, and bodies of the United Nations system. These include documents of the U.N. General Assembly, ECOSOC and its regional Commissions, the U.N. Secretary-General's Informal Consultations, PrepCom ISA/ITLOS, UNCED, UNEP and UNCTAD; followed by the documents of specialized agencies and other autonomous organizations of the U.N. system, including FAO, IAEA, ILO, IMO, UNESCO/IOC and WMO. The Yearbook reproduces in full documents issued in the course of the most recent year and lists other relevant documents.
The NILOS Documentary Yearbook has proved of invaluable assistance in facilitating access by the community of scholars and practitioners in ocean affairs and the law of the sea to essential documentation.

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Edited by Aldo Chircop, Scott Coffen-Smout and Moira McConnell

Devoted to assessing the state of ocean and coastal governance, knowledge, and management, the Ocean Yearbook provides information in one convenient resource.

As in previous editions, articles provide multidisciplinary expert perspectives on contemporary issues. Each new volume draws on policy studies, international relations, international and comparative law, management, marine sciences, economics, and social sciences. Each volume contains key legal and policy instruments and an annually updated global directory of ocean-related organizations.

The Yearbook is a collaborative initiative of the International Ocean Institute (www.ioinst.org) in Malta and the Marine & Environmental Law Institute (www.dal.ca/law/MELAW) at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada.

Le 90e anniversaire de Boutros Boutros-Ghali / The 90th Birthday of Boutros Boutros-Ghali

Hommage du Curatorium à son Président / Tribute of the Curatorium to Its President

Académie de Droit International de la Ha

Boutros Boutros-Ghali , professeur de droit international et de relations internationales, Université du Caire (1949-1979), il a également enseigné le droit international et les relations Internationales dans diverses universités du monde, il a fêté son quatre-vingt-dixième anniversaire.
La vie professionnelle ainsi que les carrières nationale et internationale de Boutros Boutros-Ghali,
personnalité publique et leader mondial, qui ont débuté au moment même du lancement de lʼOrganisation des Nations Unies, ont été intégralement consacrées à la recherche permanente de la paix pour le monde, quʼillustre son attachement à lʼAcadémie de droit international de La Haye et à son Curatorium. Il a reçu de nombreuses décorations et honneurs, dont des doctorats honoris causa.

Boutros Boutros-Ghali , professor of International Law and International Relations, Cairo University (1949-1979), and a lecturer in international law and relations in a number of universities in different parts of the world, will mark his 90th birthday.
The professional life and national and international careers of Boutros Boutros-Ghali, a global public figure and leader, which began at the very period when the United Nations was launched, have been wholly dedicated to his continuing quest for world peace, as is illustrated by his attachment to the Hague Academy of International Law and its Curatorium. He holds a number of decorations and honours, including honorary doctorates.

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Edited by Barbara Kwiatkowska, Harm Dotinga, Merel Molenaar, Alex G. Oude Elferink and Alfred H.A. Soons

Now in its 14th year, the NILOS Documentary Yearbook provides the reader with an excellent collection of documents related to ocean affairs and the law of the sea, issued each year by organizations, organs and bodies of the United Nations system. Documents of the UN General Assembly, Meeting of State Parties to the 1982 UN Law of the Sea Convention, CLCS, ISBA, ITLOS, Follow-Up to the UN Straddling Fish Stocks and Small Island States Conferences, Panama Canal, ECOSOC, UNEP and UNCTAD are included first, followed by the documents of FAO, IAEA, IMO, UNESCO/IOC.
As in the previous volumes, documents which were issued in the course of 1998 are reproduced, while other relevant documents are listed.
The NILOS Documentary Yearbook has proved to be of invaluable assistance in facilitating access by the community of scholars and practitioners in ocean affairs and the law of the sea to essential documentation. The entry of the 1992 UN Law of the Sea Convention into force on 16th November 1994 and of the Part XI Agreement on 28 July, 1996, and progress in the implementation of Chapter 17 of Agenda 21, make continuation of this assistance of particular significance in the years to come.
Volume 14 contains Special Report by Editor-in-Chief Barbara Kwiatkowska on The Law-of-the-Sea-Related Cases in the International Court of Justice During the Presidency of Judge Stephen M. Schwebel (1997-2000). It explores the unique role of the ICJ as the principal judicial organ of the United Nations in the development of ocean affairs and the law of the sea, in the context of an ongoing follow-up to the Overall Review and Appraisal of the UNCED Agenda 21.
The members of the Yearbook's Advisory Board are: Judges Abdul Koroma and Shigeru Oda of the ICJ, Judges Thomas Mensah, Dolliver Nelson and Tullio Treves of the ITLOS, as well as Rosalie Balkin, Edward Brown, Lee Kimball, Bernard Oxman and Shabtai Rosenne.

Transforming the State

King, Court and Political Culture in the Realms of Aragon (1213-1387)

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Marta VanLandingham

In the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, the Crown of Aragon was among the most active powers of the Mediterranean world. This volume examines the attempt by its ruling dynasty to ‘rationalize’ its court so as to expand the monarchy’s ability to gather and deploy resources in support of royal ambitions. Because change in medieval institutions, however, is based as much on exigency and personality as on political theory and program, this volume also focuses on the way in which the processes of transformation functioned at a human level. The book explores the quotidian operations of the various bureaus of the court, as well as their social milieu, paying particular attention to the correlation between programmatic ideal and reality.

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Edited by Asoc. Esp. Prof. Derecho Int.-Relac.Int.

The Spanish Yearbook of International Law brings together information concerning Spanish legal practice and a bibliography over the period of one year and makes it available to an international readership.
It serves as a vehicle for furthering knowledge of Spanish doctrine and practice (treaties, municipal legislation, parliamentary practice and judicial decisions) in the field of international law among an audience with no knowledge of Spanish. It deals with Private, Public International Law and International Relations taken in a broad sense to include summary treatment of international organizations of which Spain is a member.
Edited at the University of Málaga by the Asociación Española de Profesores de Derecho Internacional y Relaciones Internacionales (AEPDIRI).