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The following titles have available open access chapters for a limited time:

  1. This book offers an in-depth account of the "burqa ban" trend, bringing together law and cultural studies. With a focus on Europe and America, leading academics and professionals provide insights to value and identity politics, diversity, discrimination, human rights and the discussions surrounding the national and international courts' contradictory judgments.
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  1. This book offers a rigorous, theory-based, and uniquely comprehensive, analysis of European and international legal standards shaping minorities’ right to freedom of expression. The analysis pays particular attention to the instrumental role played by traditional and new forms of media in ensuring that the right to freedom of expression of persons belonging to minorities is effective in practice.
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  2. This book focuses on the decision-making processes in modern collegiate courts. Judges from some of the world's highest and most significant judicial bodies, both national and supranational, share their experiences and reflect on the challenges to which their joint judicial endeavour gives rise.
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  3. This book examines the legal and societal challenges facing ageing nations in Europe. With a focus on informal care, it poses the question of how, in light of historical and socio-demographic changes, we can take care of our elderly.
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  4. Rome I and Rome II in Practice

    Publication date: November 5, 2020

    This book is devoted to the applicable law to contractual and non-contractual obligations in the European Union as applied before the Courts. It is a valuable resource for practitioners, the judiciary, and academics who are interested in understanding how EU law is applied on national level.
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  5. This book brings together international experts to discuss questions and challenges relating to the legal articulation of the emerging right to gender self-determination and its consequences for law and society, such as the future of sex/gender registration and the protection of trans persons against discrimination.
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  6. Macroprudential policy focuses on the financial system as a whole, as distinct from individual institutions, and its objective is to limit the costs to the real economy from system-wide distress of the financial sector. This book helps readers discover and decipher the multi-faceted and fascinating area of macroprudential policy through taking a theoretical, interdisciplinary and legal-focused approach.
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  7. This book examines the rise of populist constitutionalism and the main trends that have led to the current, ongoing crises in liberal democracy. Combining theoretical contributions, comparative typologies and important case studies, the spread of populism and illiberal democracy in Europe is critically explored.
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  8. The European Yearbook on Human Rights brings together renowned scholars, emerging voices and practitioners. Split into parts devoted to recent developments in the European Union, the Council of Europe and the OSCE as well as through reports from the field, the contributions engage with some of the most important human rights issues and developments in Europe.
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  1. Public Interest in Law

    Publication date: January 20, 2021

    This book analyses in a comprehensive manner the phenomenon of 'public interest' in different areas of law, both public and private. The contributions focus on the definition of public interest and the distinction between public and private interest. Further, they define the relevant 'public' and investigate the weight of public interest in case of conflict with other considerations and the legal consequences of its breach.
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  1. This book analyses the emerging concept of 'non-regression' as a novel legal principle of international environmental law. In order to do so, it traces the development of related concepts in the framework of international human rights law and advocates their application to international environmental law using a novel approach of comparative law method.
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  1. Extreme weather events, resulting from anthropogenic climate change, disproportionately affect developing States such as the Caribbean and Pacific Islands, yet these states make a relatively small contribution to climate change compared to developed States and emerging markets. This book examines the legal responsibility of states with regard to post-disaster reconstruction and the duty to provide early warning from the perspective of various ...
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  1. With no new books written on these legal systems for nearly 30 years, this book fills a gap in the literature and offers a true 'insider' perspective with the majority of authors being indigenous or long-term residents of the countries in question.
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  1. The Privatized Art of War

    Publication date: February 5, 2015

    In the modern globalized world, so-called private military and security companies (PMSCs) are employed by a variety of actors in times of both war and peace. They are employed by, and perform a plethora of services for, not only international organizations, NGOs and multinationals, but also States. Given that there are still regulatory gaps in the national and international legal frameworks applicable to PMSCs and that the lines of responsibil...
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  2. Gender and War

    Publication date: February 22, 2019

    This book explores and challenges common assumptions about gender, conflict, and post-conflict situations. It critically examines the gendered aspects of international and transitional justice processes by subverting traditional understandings of how wars are waged, the power dynamics involved, and the experiences of victims.
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  3. This book brings together a range of views on the reciprocal influences of substantive and private international law in the fields of family and succession law. It outlines some key elements of this interplay in selected jurisdictions and provides a basis for discussion and future work on the reciprocal influences of domestic and European law.
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