Acquisition List of New Books

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      The Oxford Handbook of : Economic and Institutional Transparency / Edited by Jens Forssbaeck and Lars Oxelheim - a New York : Oxford University Press, 2015.

In recent years, the term 'transparency' has emerged as one of the most popular and keenly-touted concepts around. In the economic-political debate, the principle of transparency is often advocated as a prerequisite for accountability, legitimacy, policy efficiency, and good governance, as well as a universal remedy against corruption, corporate and political scandals, financial crises, and a host of other problems.



KN 255


THE OXFORD handbook of the history of international law / edited by Bardo Fassbender and Anne Peters ; assistant editors, Simone Peter, Daniel Hogger - Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.

The Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law provides an authoritative and original overview of the origins of public international law. It comprehensively analyses the modern history of international law from a global perspective, and examines the lives of those who were most responsible for shaping it.





KC 102


S. Kannan

      FDI in India : law, policy and procedure / S. Kannan, V. Geetha - New Delhi : Thomson Reuters, 2014.

Deals with FDI scenario. Divided into three parts : Part A deals with theory of FDI Part B with actual Law, Policies and Procedures and Part C is the Reference Section.


KC 227.2.I32



      Foreign investment disputes : cases, materials, and commentary / R. Doak Bishop, James Crawford, W. Michael Reisman - 2nd. Edition - Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands : Kluwer Law International, 2014.

This indispensable handbook is the classic legal resource, gathering together the most important cases and commentary on the increasingly significant subject of foreign investment disputes. It fills the need for a compilation of the basic source material into a well-organised and up-to-date volume covering the full scope of the subject.0The work provides broad coverage of all aspects of foreign investment disputes: the treaty system protecting investments, investment contracts and key clauses, forums for resolving investment disputes, political risk insurance, applicable law, principles of state responsibility, investor rights under investment treaties and customary international law, defenses to investor claims, reparations, procedure and proof, and enforcement of arbitral awards.

KC 227


SELF-DETERMINATION and secession in international law / edited by Christian Walter, Antje von Ungern-Sternberg, and Kavus Abusho - Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.

Recent events in places like Kosovo and Georgia have put the spotlight on the international law of self-determination and secession. However, the definition of these concepts and the conditions for their application are unclear. This book sheds light on the meaning of self-determination and secession, with reference to four key post-Soviet regions.



KC 162


SEGUIN, Denise

      Computer : concepts & microsoft office 2013 - St. Paul : Paradijm Publishing, 2014.

This is the one-textbook solution for your introduction to computer students. Highly visual and logically organized, instructors and learners will experience a seamless transition from concepts coverage to applications coverage. Learning is reviewed and reinforced through end-of-chapter projects - presented in increasing levels of difficulty.




KZ 005


LEONIE, Amanda

      Red and raw : indigenous rights in Malaysia and the law : a research report on the legal framework of indigenous peoples rights in Malaysia / main contributors, Amanda Leonie, Jenifer Lasimbang, Holly Jonas, Benedict Mansul - Donggongon, Sabah : Jaringan Orang Asal Sabah, 2015.

In International law, the rights of Indigenous Peoples are best enshrined in two international instruments - the United Nations Declarations on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and the International Labour Organization's Convention No 169 on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples (ILO C169).



KM 208.431.M24



      The culturalization of human rights law / Federico Lenzerini - Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.

International human rights law was originally focused on universal individual rights. This text examines the developments which have seen it change to a multi-cultural approach, one more sensitive to the cultures of the people directly affected by them. It argues that this can provide benefits, but that aspects of universalism must be retained.




KC 200


THE OXFORD handbook of international law in armed conflict / edited by Andrew Clapham and Paola Gaeta ; assistant editors, Tom Haeck, Alice Priddy - Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.

Which human rights violations or war crimes allegations result in exclusion from the refugee regime? What human rights protections apply to someone declared an unlawful combatant? Which human rights obligations apply to the actions of armed forces acting abroad? Over the past ten years the content and application of international law in armed conflict has changed dramatically. An authoritiative and comprehensive study of the role of international law in armed conflicts, this Oxford Handbook engages in a broad analysis of international humanitarian law, human rights law, refugee law, international criminal law, environmental law, and the law on the use of force.


KC 1350


COPYRIGHT litigation : jurisdictional comparisons / general editors: Thierry Calame, Lenz & Staehelin & Massimo Sterpi, Studio Legale Jacobacci & Association - 2nd edition - London : Thomson Reuters, 2014.

This new 2nd edition of Copyright Litigation: Jurisdictional Comparisons offers clear guidance for anyone considering litigation in a foreign country or involved in a multijurisdictional copyright litigation. Adopting a country-by-country approach, with a common format for each country, it enables quick and accurate comparisons between jurisdictions.




KN 112


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