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  • 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

    $14.99 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

    $12.99 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

    $16.99 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 44 Man-Made World

    Choosing Between Progress and Planet

    series Quarterly Essay #44
    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

  • 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

    $12.09 AUD $8.79 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

    $23.86 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

    $89.09 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

  • 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

  • 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

    $14.99 AUD $4.99 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

  • 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

    $43.00 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

    $25.51 AUD

  • Wild Law

    A Manifesto for Earth Justice

    Wild Law fuses politics, legal theory, quantum physics and ancient wisdom into a fascinating story. It has been seminal in informing and inspiring the global movement to recognise rights for Nature; a movement destined to shape the twenty-first century as significantly as the human rights movements shaped the twentieth century. This revised edition includes a new preface, postscript and the ... Read more

    $14.51 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

  • 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

    $10.47 AUD

  • The Seductions of Quantification

    Measuring Human Rights, Gender Violence, and Sex Trafficking

    series Chicago Series in Law and Society
    We live in a world where seemingly everything can be measured. We rely on indicators to translate social phenomena into simple, quantified terms, which in turn can be used to guide individuals, organizations, and governments in establishing policy. Yet counting things requires finding a way to make them comparable. And in the process of translating the confusion of social life into neat categories ... Read more

    $34.75 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

    $21.33 AUD

  • Leading Without Authority

    Why You Don’t Need To Be In Charge to Inspire Others and Make Change Happen

    'Ferrazzi is breaking new ground in defining what leadership can mean in the emerging world of work' -Arianna Huffington, founder and CEO of Thrive Global'Ferrazzi has gone into the trenches to figure out what it really takes to empower people and make teams more than the sum of their parts. This book will be a staple in every leader's library' -Adam Grant, host of the TED podcast WorkLife, ... Read more

    $14.99 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

    $15.99 AUD

  • Are Women Human?

    And Other International Dialogues

    More than half a century after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights defined what a human being is and is entitled to, Catharine MacKinnon asks: Are women human yet? She exposes the consequences and significance of the systematic maltreatment of women and its systemic condonation as she points toward fresh ways of targeting its toxic orthodoxies. A critique of the transnational status quo that ... Read more

    $37.61 AUD

  • International Law

    Cases and Materials with Australian Perspectives

    With a strong focus on Australian practice and interpretation of international law, this comprehensive cases and materials textbook will provide students with a contemporary understanding of an area of law that has seen major changes in recent years. Written by a team of pre-eminent experts, International Law: Cases and Materials with Australian Perspectives is unique in reflecting the Australian ... Read more

    $96.35 AUD

  • An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure

    Written by a team of international lawyers with extensive academic and practical experience of international criminal law, the fourth edition of this leading textbook offers readers comprehensive coverage and a high level of academic rigour while maintaining its signature accessible and engaging style. Introducing the readers to the fundamental concepts of international criminal law, as well as ... Read more

    $51.47 AUD

  • An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure

    By offering both a comprehensive update and new material reflecting the continuing development of the subject, this continues to be the leading textbook on international criminal law. Its experienced author team draws on its combined expertise as teachers, scholars and practitioners to offer an authoritative survey of the field. The third edition contains new material on the theory of ... Read more

    $49.60 AUD