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  • International Investment Law

    Text, Cases and Materials, Third Edition

    This up-to-date and revised third edition offers a clear and comprehensive overview aimed at upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate courses on international investment law. Key features and benefits include: • concise descriptions of legal principles followed by classic and contemporary cases • extracts from and analysis of key recent decisions, revised investment treaty texts and new court ... Read more

    $79.99 AUD

  • Firms as Political Entities

    Saving Democracy through Economic Bicameralism

    When people go to work, they cease to be citizens. At their desks they are transformed into employees, subordinate to the hierarchy of the workplace. The degree of their sense of voicelessness may vary from employer to employer, but it is real and growing, inflamed by populist propaganda that ridicules democracy as weak and ineffective amid global capitalism. At the same time, corporations ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD

  • The Hard Road Out: One Woman’s Escape From North Korea

    Translated by Sarah Baldwin ...
    The harrowing story of a woman who escaped famine and terror in North Korea, not once but twice.‘A gripping, suspenseful and cathartic memoir that tells a story of pain and perseverance and makes the moral case for asylum.’ David Lammy MPNorth Korea is an open-air prison from which there is no escape. Only a handful of men and women have succeeded.Jihyun Park is one of these rare survivors. Twice ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Law and Policy of the World Trade Organization

    Text, Cases, and Materials

    Since the publication of its first edition, this textbook has been the prime choice of teachers and students alike, due to its clear and detailed explanation of the basic principles of the multilateral trading system and the law of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The fifth edition continues to explore the institutional and substantive law of the WTO. It has been updated to incorporate all new ... Read more

    $80.99 AUD

  • Rather His Own Man

    In this witty, engrossing and sometimes poignant memoir, a sequel to his best-selling The Justice Game, Australia’s inimitable Geoffrey Robertson charts his progress from pimply state schoolboy to top Old Bailey barrister and thence onwards and upwards to a leading role in the struggle for human rights throughout the world.He wryly observes the absurdities of growing up as one of ‘Ming’s kids’; ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Case of the Pope

    Vatican Accountability for Human Rights Abuse

    THE CASE OF THE POPE delivers a devastating indictment of the way the Vatican has run a secret legal system that shields paedophile priests from criminal trial around the world.Is the Pope morally or legally responsible for the negligence that has allowed so many terrible crimes to go unpunished? Should he and his seat of power, the Holy See, continue to enjoy an immunity that places them above ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Crimes Against Humanity

    The Struggle For Global Justice

    Geoffrey Robertson QC, acclaimed author of The Case of the Pope, presents a freshly updated version of his masterwork, Crimes Against HumanityIn this fresh edition of the book that has inspired the global justice movement, Geoffrey Robertson QC explains why we must hold political and military leaders accountable for genocide, torture and mass murder - the crimes against humanity that have ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Play by the Rules

    The Short Story of America's Leadership: From Hiroshima to COVID-19

    In Play by the Rules, acclaimed writer and historian Michael Pembroke offers a fresh take on the USA’s vast influence and asks whether it is still a force for good.In the heady days after 1945, the authority of the United States was unrivalled. But seventy-five years later, its influence has already diminished. The world has now entered a post-American era – defined by the rise of Asia and the ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 44 Man-Made World

    Choosing Between Progress and Planet

    Book 44 - Quarterly Essay
    Witnessing at first-hand the failure of the Copenhagen Climate Conference and wondering what went wrong, Andrew Charlton realised the truth of a colleague’s words: “The world is split between those who want to save the planet and those who want to save themselves.”In this groundbreaking essay, Charlton discusses the rift that will shape our future: progress versus planet; rich versus poor. In ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Bad People – and How to Be Rid of Them

    A Plan B for Human Rights

    Twenty years ago Geoffrey Robertson inspired the global justice movement with his ground-breaking book, Crimes Against Humanity. Since then, the movement has stalled, as nationalism takes hold and populist governments retreat from international courts and refuse to comply with their rulings.But there is an alternative. The Plan B for human rights looks back to national laws to name, blame and ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Dangerous Allies

    Australia has always been reliant on ‘great and powerful friends’ for its sense of national security and for direction on its foreign policy—first on the British Empire and now on the United States. Australia has actively pursued a policy of strategic dependence, believing that making a grand bargain with a powerful ally was the best policy to ensure its security and prosperity.Dangerous Allies ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Catching Thunder

    the true story of the world’s longest sea chase

    Translated by Diane Oatley ...
    A remarkable true story of courage and perseverance — and a wake-up call.December 2014: in the forbidding waters off Antarctica, Captain Hammarstedt of the Sea Shepherd ship Bob Barker embarks on a voyage unlike any seen before. Across ten thousand miles of hazardous seas, Hammerstedt’s crew will relentlessly pursue the Thunder — an infamous illegal fishing ship — for what will become the longest ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • No More War

    How the West Violates International Law by Using 'Humanitarian' Intervention to Advance Economic and Strategic Interests

    by Dan Kovalik ...
    "Kovalik helps cut through the Orwellian lies and dissembling which make so-called 'humanitarian' intervention possible." —Oliver StoneWar is the fount of all the worst human rights violations―including genocide―and not its cure. This undeniable truth, which the framers of the UN Charter understood so well, is lost in today’s obsession with the oxymoron known as “humanitarian" intervention.No More ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • The International Law of the Sea

    The law of the sea provides for the regulation, management and governance of the ocean spaces that cover over two-thirds of the Earth's surface. This book provides a contemporary explanation of the foundational principles of the law of the sea, a critical overview of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and an analysis of subsequent developments including the many bilateral, ... Read more

    $89.99 AUD

  • The Narrow Corridor

    How Nations Struggle for Liberty

    'As enjoyable as it is thought-provoking' Jared DiamondBy the authors of the international bestseller Why Nations Fail, based on decades of research, this powerful new big-picture framework explains how some countries develop towards and provide liberty while others fall to despotism, anarchy or asphyxiating norms - and explains how liberty can thrive despite new threats.Liberty is hardly the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Stern Justice

    The Forgotten Story of Australia, Japan and the Pacific War Crimes Trials

    by Adam Wakeling ...
    ‘For the first time Australia speaks, not for herself alone, but for the whole British Commonwealth.’So wrote a journalist about Australia’s leading role in the Allied program of war crimes trials which followed the end of the Second World War in the Pacific. An Australian judge, Sir William Webb, was president of the Tokyo Trial of Japan’s wartime political and military leaders, and Australia ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • A Vindication of the Rights of Men; A Vindication of the Rights of Woman; An Historical and Moral View of the French Revolution

    series Oxford World's Classics
    This volume brings together extracts of the major political writings of Mary Wollstonecraft in the order in which they appeared in the revolutionary 1790s. It traces her passionate and indignant response to the excitement of the early days of the French Revolution and then her uneasiness at its later bloody phase. It reveals her developing understanding of women's involvement in the political and ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • International Organizations

    Politics, Law, Practice

    by Ian Hurd ...
    As international organizations become ever more prominent in global politics it is increasingly urgent to understand their power, their limits, and their effects. Now in its fourth edition, this leading textbook provides the definitive introduction to modern international organizations, from the legal charters of their beginnings, to the issues they engage with in the contemporary world. In his ... Read more

    $53.99 AUD

  • Come to This Court and Cry

    How the Holocaust Ends

    *A TABLET AND WALL STREET JOURNAL BOOK OF THE YEAR***Shortlisted for the Wingate Literary Prize'A tremendous feat of storytelling, propelled by numerous twists and revelations, yet anchored by a deep moral seriousness . . . Enthralling'** Guardian'Part detective story, part family history, part probing inquiry into how best to reckon with the horrors of a previous ... ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD $15.99 AUD

  • Client Earth

    Environmentally, our planet lacks the laws to keep it safe and those laws we do have are feebly enforced. Every new year is the hottest in human history, while forest, reef, ice, tundra, and species are disappearing forever. It is easy to lose all hope.Who will stop the planet from committing ecological suicide? The UN? Governments? Activists? Corporations? Engineers? Scientists? Whoever, ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • First, They Erased Our Name

    a Rohingya speaks

    Translated by Andrea Reece ...
    For the first time, a Rohingya speaks up to expose the persecution facing his people.‘I am three years old and will have to grow up with the hostility of others. I am already an outlaw in my own country, an outlaw in the world. I am three years old, and don’t yet know that I am stateless.’Habiburahman was born in 1979 and raised in a small village in western Burma. When he was three years old, the ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation

    Published to coincide the with 50th anniversary of the Israel occupation of the West Bank, an anthology that explores the human cost of the conflict there as witnessed by such notable writers as Colum McCann, Colm Toibin, Dave Eggers, Madeleine Thien, Eimear McBride, Taiye Selasi and editors Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman.June 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the Israel occupation of the West ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Summary of Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order

    by Ray Dalio - Why Nations Succeed and Fail - A Comprehensive Summary

    Summary of Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order - Why Nations Succeed and Fail - A Comprehensive SummaryA couple of years prior, amazing financial backer Ray Dalio noticed a conjunction of three powers that have never occurred in the course of his life however have happened commonly in history previously:Zero or close to zero loan fees that prompted gigantic debt creation and the ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • International Human Rights Law

    Cases, Materials, Commentary

    International human rights law has expanded remarkably since the 1990s. It is therefore more important than ever to identify, beyond specific controversies, its deeper structure and the general pattern of evolution. Moreover, it has a logic of its own: though part of international law, it borrows many of its principles from domestic constitutional law. This leading textbook meets both challenges. ... Read more

    $75.99 AUD