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Intersentia (Belgium) is a successful, independent publishing firm specializing in human rights, international law, European law, finance and accounting. Their books are cutting edge in both content and layout, and they range from monographs and edited volumes for academics and practitioners to textbooks. Their authors are leading authorities in the different fields of law, such as comparative law and international criminal law, finance and accounting. In recent years, Intersentia books have won prestigious prizes for scholarship in different European countries, amongst them the Prize of the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law, the Max van der Stoel Human Rights Award and one of the Erasmus Research Prizes. They also publish journals which should be ordered directly from the publisher


  • (Non-)Conformity in the 1980 UN Convention on the International Sale of Goods: a uniform concept?

    (Non-)Conformity in the 1980 UN Convention on the International Sale of ...

    By Sonja A. Kruisinga

    The 1980 UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) unifies the law governing the rights and obligations arising from a contract for the international sale of goods for the seller and the buyer. The CISG entered into force on 1 January 1988....

    Paper - 9789050953634 - $ 63.00

  • 20 Years since the Fall of the Berlin Wall

    20 Years since the Fall of the Berlin Wall

    Transitions, State Break-Up and Democratic Politics in Central Europe and Germany

    Edited by: Elisabeth Bakke, Ingo Peters

    On November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall was opened, signalling the beginning of the end of the communist regimes in Central and Eastern Europe. By 1990, free elections had been held in most...

    Paper - 9781780680392 - $ 47.00

  • 60 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Europe

    60 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Europe

    Edited by: Vinodh Jaichand, Markku Suksi

    This publication - born out of co-operation between 41 universities in the 27 EU countries - is a commentary and a narrative concerning the reception and understanding of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in the legal and political order of each...

    Paper - 9789050958806 - $ 95.00

  • A Commitment to Private International Law

    A Commitment to Private International Law

    Essays in honour of Hans van Loon

    Edited by: Permanent Bureau Of The Hague Conference On Private International Law

    Hans van Loon has been at the forefront of private international law for well over a quarter of a century. Since joining the Hague Conference on Private International Law in 1978, van...

    Cloth - 9781780681504 - $ 180.00

  • A Disrupted Balance?

    A Disrupted Balance?

    Prevention of Terrorism and Compliance with Fundamental Legal Rights and Principles of Law - The Dutch Anti-terrorism Legislation

    By Karin Veegens

    Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the US, combating terrorism has gained top priority in Dutch politics. This counter-terrorism policy primarily focuses on prevention and has led to extensive anti-terrorism...

    Paper - 9781780680422 - $ 114.00

  • A European Legal Framework for Nuclear Liability

    A European Legal Framework for Nuclear Liability

    Rethinking Current Approaches

    By Tobias Heldt

    A European Legal Framework for Nuclear Liability discusses nuclear liability and the interplay of the different stakeholders involved in the nuclear sector. It highlights shortcomings of the current liability regimes, suggests alternatives and calls for a more active role of the European Union in the...

    Paper - 9781780683553 - $ 106.00

  • A Functional Legal Design for Reliable Electricity Supply

    A Functional Legal Design for Reliable Electricity Supply

    How Technology affects Law

    By Hamilcar Knops

    The liberalization and international integration of electricity markets have led to a dramatic increase in the complexity of the electricity sector. Rather than hierarchical control, it is the legal framework ('rules of the game') that determines the behavior of actors such as power generators,...

    Paper - 9789050957809 - $ 150.00

  • A Human Rights Approach to Combating Religious Persecution

    A Human Rights Approach to Combating Religious Persecution

    Cases from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Sudan

    By Mohamed S.M. Eltayeb

    Religious persecution is a worldwide phenomenon. Acts of intolerance, discrimination, and persecution based on religion or belief have become part of our daily life. Believers of every faith, including Christians, Muslims, Buddhists, Jews and Hindus in many parts of the...

    Paper - 9789050951708 - $ 58.00

  • A Human Rights-based Approach to Conserving Protected Areas in China

    A Human Rights-based Approach to Conserving Protected Areas in China

    Lessons from Europe

    By Miao He

    As the world's population grows and the demands for natural resources increase, protected areas are becoming more important, but also more threatened. On the one hand, conservation of protected areas can contribute to the safeguarding of human rights; on the other hand, neglecting human rights...

    Paper - 9781780683881 - $ 95.00

  • A Legal Framework for a Transnational Offshore Grid in the North Sea

    A Legal Framework for a Transnational Offshore Grid in the North Sea

    By Hannah Katharina Muller

    Most North Sea states consider offshore wind energy as a substantial contributor for reaching their renewable energy targets. To date, the standard approach for transporting the electricity to shore is to connect each wind farm with an individual park-to-shore cable. However, due to the increasing distance...

    Cloth - 9781780683348 - $ 174.00