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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...


Cinema, State Socialism and Society in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1917-1989: Re-Visions

by Sanja Bahun & John Haynes

This book presents a comprehensive re-examination of the cinemas of the Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe during the communist era. It argues that, since the end of communism in these countries, film...


Competition in Socialist Society

by Katalin Miklóssy & Melanie Ilic

This book explores how the concept of "competition", which is usually associated with market economies, operated under state socialism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, where the socialist system, based...


The Right to Equality in European Human Rights Law: The Quest for Substance in the Jurisprudence of the European Courts

by Charilaos Nikolaidis

A right to equality and non-discrimination is widely seen as fundamental in democratic legal systems. But failure to identify the human interest that equality aims to uphold reinforces the argument of those...


Construction of Chinese Nationalism in the Early 21st Century: Domestic Sources and International Implications

by Suisheng Zhao

Chinese nationalism is powered by a narrative of China's century of shame and humiliation in the hands of imperialist powers and calls for the Chinese government to redeem the past humiliations and take back...


Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan

by Andrea Germer, Vera Mackie & Ulrike Wöhr

Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan makes a unique contribution to the international literature on the formation of modern nation-states in its focus on the gendering of the modern Japanese nation-state...


Remaking China's Great Cities: Space and Culture in Urban Housing, Renewal, and Expansion

by Samuel Y. Liang

China's rapid urbanization has restructured the great socialist cities Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou into mega cities that embrace global capitalism. This book focuses on the urban transformations of these...


Europe, Discourse, and Institutions: Challenging the Mainstream in European Studies

by Cristian Nitoiu & Nikola Tomic

This book focuses on how discourse and various narratives contribute to the construction of the European Union as a political actor, thus seeking to challenge the more established approaches to the study of...


The Routledge International Handbook on Hate Crime

by Nathan Hall, Abbee Corb & Paul Giannasi

This edited collection brings together many of the world's leading experts, both academic and practitioner, in a single volume handbook that examines key international issues in the field of hate crime. Collectively...


An Introduction To The Philosophy Of Social Research

by Tim May & Malcolm Williams

This is an accessible introduction to the philosophy of social research which relates philosophical ideas to actual research practice. The book makes effective use of illustrations from the UK, US and Europe...


The Metaphysics of Technology

by David Skrbina

What is technology? Why does it have such power in our lives? Why does it seemingly progress of its own accord, and without regard to social or environmental well-being? The quest for the essence of technology...