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A Paradigm for the 21st Century

Informative and insightful, this prescient book argues that biosocial criminology is a powerful paradigm for understanding criminal behavior, crucially outlining its nature via nurture perspective, as opposed to nature versus nurture.

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Transposition Techniques as a Roadmap for Better Legislation and a Sustainable EU

Legislative Drafting for the EU calls for reform in the design of EU legislation to bolster its strength in political, social, and economic spheres. The book offers technical guidance on how to achieve such reform through drafting, and underlines the importance of accessible communication to create collective ownership of the regulatory aims.

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Critical Perspectives

Non-human entities, including animals, mountains, rainforests, eco-systems, AI, and robots, are beginning to be considered the subjects of rights in different parts of the world. This innovative book provides a critical outlook on this emerging trend at the crossroad of two of the main concerns of the 21st century: climate change and automation.

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Engaging with one of the most consequential issues of our time, this book offers a comprehensive analysis of responsibility for environmental damage under international law. In doing so, it considers the responsibility, liability and accountability of state and non-state actors for harm caused to the environment and non-compliance with environmental norms across a wide range of multilateral regulatory frameworks.

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Economic Policy and Options for Reform in Antitrust and Competition Law

Competition and Sustainability critically examines how the market economy can be preserved without compromising the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN. Serving as a useful overview of the problems and solutions found in one of the most controversial issues in current antitrust doctrine, this topical book offers concrete policy options for EU competition law.

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Paths and Developments at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Drivers of Authoritarianism provides a prescient deep-dive into modern threats to pluralism and democracy in times of crisis. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, this incisive book analyses the social, political, economic and psychological consequences of crises during the first decades of the 21st century, powered by the proliferation of authoritarian regimes and their ideologies as well as authoritarian attitudes.

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Taxpayers’ Rights, Transparency and Effectiveness

This timely book provides a holistic analysis of the exchange of information procedures for tax purposes within the EU from an administrative law and tax law perspective. It explores how procedural and substantive taxpayers’ rights are affected by exchange of information processes, and rigorously examines the effectiveness of the current legal framework.

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Leaving No One in the World of Work Behind

Examining the relationship between trade and labour regulation in light of the pressing need to promote sustainable development, Tonia Novitz interrogates how international legal architecture could be reformed so that no one in the world of work gets left behind. She highlights the dangers of pursuing labour and environmental issues on parallel tracks without recognising how they interact, ultimately arguing for the crafting of the content and application of trade rules through participatory processes, which involve the inclusive representation of all sectors of the labour market and all parts of the world.

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A Case For Reform

This provocative book explores the precarious conflict between the legal restrictions on governments’ power to take military action and the legal liability of soldiers to execute military orders. Adopting a multidisciplinary approach, this insightful book challenges the current distribution of trust between military decision-makers and agents.

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The Evolving Legal Framework of the EU on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade

In this insightful book, Martin Hedemann-Robinson appraises the European Union’s development of its legal framework to assist in combating one of the foremost challenges facing the international community: global deforestation. He provides an analytical overview of the evolving Union legislation, discussing its impact both within the single market as well as internationally.

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