January 27, 2005
Recent Releases from Ashgate
From Ashgate Publishing's online listing of recent releases comes three works on international law and international comparative law:
Just or Unjust War? International Law and Unilateral Use of Armed Force by States at the Turn of the 20th Century by Mohammad Taghi Karoubi, Tehran Universities, Iran.
This study examines the traditional theory of just war in the light of modern principles of international law relating to the prohibition on the use of force repeatedly stressed by United Nations General Assembly resolutions and accepted by the International Court of Justice.
ISBN 0 7546 2375 0 282 pages Hardback $104.95
Defining Civil and Political Rights: The Jurisprudence of the United Nations Human Rights Committee by Alex Conte, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, Scott Davidson, University of Canterbury, New Zealand and Richard Burchill, University of Hull, UK
This book provides a comprehensive analysis and commentary on the decisions of the United Nations Human Rights Committee, for use by human rights lawyers throughout the world. Each of the substantive rights and freedoms set out in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights is considered in detail, by analysis of final reviews and comments of the Human Rights Committee.
ISBN 0 7546 2279 7 280 pages Hardback $104.95
Gender Injustice: An International Comparative Analysis of Equality in Employment by Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter, Law Society of Ireland
Gender equality and the importance of the law in combating discrimination are issues explored by this insightful work. Gender Injustice allows readers a better understanding of the issue of inequality and helps to increase the likelihood of achieving gender justice in the future.
ISBN 0 7546 2377 7 306 pages Hardback $104.95
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