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Aut Dedere, aut Judicare: The Extradite or Prosecute Clause in International Law

by Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement

The aut dedere aut judicare, or “extradite or prosecute” clause is shorthand for a range of clauses that are almost compulsory in international treaties criminalizing conduct, obliging a State to either...


Mind Hacks: Tips & Tricks for Using Your Brain

by Tom Stafford & Matt Webb

The brain is a fearsomely complex information-processing environment--one that often eludes our ability to understand it. At any given time, the brain is collecting, filtering, and analyzing information and,...


The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Consumption

by Clay A. Johnson

The modern human animal spends upwards of 11 hours out of every 24 in a state of constant consumption. Not eating, but gorging on information ceaselessly spewed from the screens and speakers we hold dear. Just...


Regions Matter

by Collective

Why do some regions grow faster than others, and in ways that do not always conform to economic theory? This is a central issue in today’s economic climate, when policy makers are looking for ways to stimulate...


Risk and Regulatory Policy

by Collective

We expect governments to protect citizens from the adverse consequences of hazardous events. At the same time it is not possible or necessarily in the best interest of citizens for all risks to be removed. A...


Surviving Twice

by Trin Yarborough

Inspiring and sometimes tragic personal stories of five Amerasian children left behind after the Vietnam War


The SWIFT Affair

by Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement

The story broke in 2006: Since 9/11, US intelligence services have had access to practically any international money transfer data by infiltrating the SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication)...


The Un General Assembly

by M.J. Peterson

The United Nations General Assembly is arguably the most important discussion forum in global politics. This is a concise and accessible introduction to its history, organization and politics.

Examining the...


WikiLeaks, a true account

by Olivier Tesquet

Is the founder of WikiLeaks the ministering angel of press freedom as his pale appearance might suggest? Or is he the demonic leader of the most dangerous hacker collective on the web? As one outspoken critic...


JULIAN ASSANGE WIKILEAKS WARRIOR FOR TRUTH

by Valérie Guichaoua

December 7th, 2010: Julian Assange, an Australian citizen and Internet activist, is arrested in London, England. The story becomes a global media sensation. The man is held in custody, awaiting possible criminal...


Nursing Orders: Nursing, Articulation Work and Health Service Delivery: Hospitals, Organisation and Healthcare

by Davina Allen

Nursing is typically understood, and understands itself, as a care-giving occupation. It is through its relationships with patients - whether these are absent, present, good, bad or indifferent - that modern...


Waste Prevention Policy and Behaviour: New Approaches to Reducing Waste Generation and its Environmental Impacts: New Approaches to Reducing Waste Gen

by Ana Paula Bortoleto

As prosperity levels rise, so too does the number of products and services being consumed. For policy makers in waste management facing a growing challenge, it is vital to understand the complex relationship...


Indian Foreign Policy in Transition: Relations with South Asia

by Arijit Mazumdar

India's relation with other South Asian countries has been impacted by recent developments in the post-Cold War period. These include India's economic rise, the recent democratic transitions in many South Asian...


Vietnam's Socialist Servants: Domesticity, Class, Gender, and Identity

by Minh T. N. Nguyen

Since Vietnam introduced economic reforms in the mid-1980s, domestic service has become an established sector of the labour market, and domestic workers have become indispensable to urban life in the rapidly...


Objects of Worship in South Asian Religions : Forms, Practices and Meanings

by Knut A. Jacobsen, Mikael Aktor & Kristina Myrvold

Objects of worship are an aspect of the material dimension of lived religion in South Asia. The omnipresence of these objects and their use is a theme which cuts across the religious traditions in the pluralistic...


Sex Trafficking in Postcolonial Literature: Transnational Narratives from Joyce to Bolaño: Transnational Narratives from Joyce to Bolaño

by Laura Barberán Reinares

At present, the bulk of the existing research on sex trafficking originates in the social sciences. Sex Trafficking in Postcolonial Literature adds an original perspective on this issue by examining representations...


Longue Durée of the Far-Right: An International Historical Sociology

by Richard Saull, Alexander Anievas & Neil Davidson

This volume brings together a number of international scholars to offer an original analysis of far-right movements and politics, challenging the existing literature through a very different methodological and...


Principles and Methods of Social Research, Third Edition

by William D. Crano, Marilynn B. Brewer & Andrew Lac

Used to train generations of social scientists, this thoroughly updated classic text covers the latest research techniques and designs. Applauded for its comprehensive coverage, the breadth and depth of content...


Comparative Federalism and Intergovernmental Agreements: Analysing Australia, Canada, Germany, South Africa, Switzerland and the United States: Analyz

by Jeffrey Parker

Intergovernmental agreements are an important instrument in federal systems, establishing new social programs, regulating agricultural practices, and even changing constitutions. Despite their importance, there...


Social Theory and Political Practice

by Brian C. Fay

This book examines the question of how our knowledge of social life affects, and ought to affect, our way of living it. In so doing, it critically discusses two epistemological models of social science - the...