Book Announcement: American Self-Radicalizing Terrorists and the Allure of “Jihadi Cool/Chic”

American Self-Radicalizing Terrorists and the Allure of “Jihadi Cool/Chic” now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781443898898
Hardback, pp215, £61.99 / $105.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of American Self-Radicalizing Terrorists and the Allure of “Jihadi Cool/Chic” by Caroline Joan “Kay” S. Picart.

American Self-Radicalizing Terrorists and the Allure of Jihadi Cool/Chic provides a critical legal analysis of how American self-radicalizing terrorists become what they are by analyzing, in detail, the stories of Colleen LaRose, America’s first Most Wanted Female Terrorist, and the Tsarnaev brothers, Tamerlan and Jahar (Dzhokhar), the Boston Marathon Bombers. Drawing from the analytic tools of cutting-edge studies on terrorism by global experts, as well as the latest news reports, policy papers, Congressional Hearings, and legal documents, the book illustrates how the internet provides the means through which a self-activating terrorist may first self-radicalize through some imaginary or sympathetic connection with an organized terrorist network. Continue reading

Book Announcement: International Law and the Use of Force against Terrorism

International Law and the Use of Force against Terrorism now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781443839174
Hardback, pp370, £74.99 / $127.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of International Law and the Use of Force against Terrorism by Dr. Shadi Adnan Alshdaifat.

As shown in the case of Attila the Hun, and his thirst for power, property, and personal prestige, nation states throughout the world, particularly in Asia and Europe, have, since ancient times, been vulnerable to invasion by other nation states and bands of looters from outside their borders. Terrorism’s progress into the modern day has caused extreme concern among members of the international community, who now accept that it is like a cancer that refuses to localize itself within any single organ of the body, but seeks to spread its lethality throughout, even if that means destroying itself along with the host. The fight against terrorism is long and complex, but the end is known in advance. Terrorists are defending a lost cause, and their defeat is inevitable, and democracy, freedom, and diplomacy will triumph. Continue reading

Book Announcement: Essays on International Law

Essays on International Law now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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Hardback, pp465, £74.99 / $127.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Essays on International Law by Graeme Baber.

This book contains ten writings on different aspects of international law, each of them cross-referenced, in instances in which information in one is relevant to points made in another. The first essay considers the character of the subject, and its relation to other entities of relevance to it, such as its compatibility with national law and its relation to maritime law. The second one considers different types of legal instruments in settings of international law, and explains how to read a multilateral convention, using the Convention for the International Sale of Goods as an example. Continue reading

Book Announcement: Legal Perspectives on State Power: Consent and Control

Legal Perspectives on State Power: Consent and Control now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781443899444
Hardback, pp439, £79.99 / $135.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Legal Perspectives on State Power: Consent and Control, edited by Chris Ashford, Alan Reed and Nicola Wake.

The issue of consent and criminal law commonly focuses on consent in sports, sexual activity, and medical treatment. The notion of consent and the influence of state control in this context, however, are pervasive throughout the criminal justice process from the pre-trial stage to rehabilitation. This edited collection charts an important and original pathway to understanding these important issues, pre-, during, and post-trial, from a range of perspectives, including doctrinal, socio-legal, intersectional, medico-legal, feminist, critical legal, and queer theoretical viewpoints. Continue reading

Conference Announcement: Legal Profession in Palestine from a Global Context: Prospects for Reform (23-24 November 2016)

Legal Profession in Palestine from a Global Context: Prospects for Reform

An International Conference
23-24 November 2016
Hebron University Campus, Hebron City, Palestine

Hebron University College of Law and Political Science and its legal clinics, in partnership with Palestinian Bar Association, is pleased to invite you to the international conference on the legal profession in Palestine and the prospects for its reform, taking into consideration experiences from other jurisdictions of the world. The conference will take place on 23 and 24 November 2016 at Hebron University campus, West Bank, Palestine.

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