STRESSES IN LEG TENDONS OF BIRDS by G. VAN SNIK1, M. OLMOS2, A. CASINOS2* and J.A. PLANELL3 (1 Department of Experimental Animal Morphology and Cell Biology, Agricultural University, Marijkeweg 40, 6709 PG Wageningen, The Netherlands, 2 Department of Animal Biology (Verte- brates), University

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In an undertaking that bridges international legal theory, the discipline’s culture, and international legal history, the journal critically examines the emergence and evolution of international legal practices, as well as the intellectual legal projects and theories that have shaped and continue to shape international law and its discipline. Brill Research Perspectives in International Legal Theory and Practice allows us to understand the dynamics that are at play in international law and to reclaim its history whilst, most importantly, encouraging international lawyers to reimagine and rethink its possibilities.

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The African Journal of Legal Studies (AJLS) is a peer-reviewed and interdisciplinary academic journal focusing on human rights and rule of law issues in Africa as analyzed by lawyers, economists, political scientists and others drawn from throughout the continent and the world. The journal, which was established by the Africa Law Institute and is now co-published in collaboration with Brill | Nijhoff, aims to serve as the leading forum for the thoughtful and scholarly engagement of a broad range of complex issues at the intersection of law, public policy and social change in Africa.

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