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Divided by values: Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party and England's 'North-South Divide' (2019)
Journal Article
Beech, M., & Hickson, K. (in press). Divided by values: Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party and England's 'North-South Divide'. Revue Française de Civilisation Britannique, 24(2),

This article explores the sociocultural divide in England exposed by Brexit. The metaphors of ‘North’ and ‘South’ are used to explain this, where the former is seen as more culturally conservative and the latter as more cosmopolitan. We examine the... Read More about Divided by values: Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party and England's 'North-South Divide'.

Brexit and the decentred state (2019)
Journal Article
Beech, M. (in press). Brexit and the decentred state. Public policy and administration,

The aim of this article is to examine Brexit through the lens of decentred theory as articulated by Bevir (2013) in A Theory of Governance. Decentered theory regards the British state as neither a monolith (as per modernist social science) nor a myt... Read More about Brexit and the decentred state.

Hide-and-Seek in Corporate Disclosure: Evidence from Negative Corporate Incidents (2019)
Journal Article
Rudkin, B., Kimani, D., Ullah, S., Ahmed, R., & Farooq, S. (2019). Hide-and-Seek in Corporate Disclosure: Evidence from Negative Corporate Incidents. Corporate governance, 19(1), 158-175. https://doi.org/10.1108/CG-05-2018-0164

Purpose: This paper scrutinizes the legitimacy tactics employed in the annual reports of UK listed companies after their major corporate scandals. Design/methodology/approach: For a sample consisted of 19 companies that are involved in corporate s... Read More about Hide-and-Seek in Corporate Disclosure: Evidence from Negative Corporate Incidents.

Alternative histories and futures of International Fisheries Law (2018)
Book Chapter
Barnes, R. (in press). Alternative histories and futures of International Fisheries Law. In Strengthening International Fisheries Law in an era of changing oceansBloomsbury Publishing

Counterfactual thinking is used to analyse historical events or the effectiveness of political regimes. It is also used to show the contingency of events. What if we were to apply counterfactual thinking to the international regulation of fisheries?... Read More about Alternative histories and futures of International Fisheries Law.

The pursuit of good regulatory design principles in International Fisheries law: What possibility of smarter international regulation? (2018)
Book Chapter
Barnes, R. (in press). The pursuit of good regulatory design principles in International Fisheries law: What possibility of smarter international regulation?. In Smart Mixes of Environmental Governance edited by Niels Philipsen, Judith van Erp, Andre Nollkaemper, and Michael Faure, tbc. Cambridge University Press (CUP)

There is a growing body of literature that explores the effectiveness of different regulatory approaches and tools (e.g. Gunningham and Sinclair 1999, Van Gossum et al 2010, Baldwin et al 2012). This is sometimes referred to as smart regulation, resp... Read More about The pursuit of good regulatory design principles in International Fisheries law: What possibility of smarter international regulation?.

The role of internet intermediaries in tackling terrorism online (2017)
Journal Article
Cohen-Almagor, R. (2017). The role of internet intermediaries in tackling terrorism online. Fordham Law Review, 86(2), 425-453

Many online gatekeepers do not think they have any responsibility for content. Furthermore, permissive online gatekeepers not only allow speech, they facilitate it. They provide platforms and connect speakers with many other people, sometimes anonymo... Read More about The role of internet intermediaries in tackling terrorism online.

Flag states (2015)
Book Chapter
Barnes, R. (2015). Flag states. In D. Rothwell, A. Oude Elferink, K. Scott, & T. Stephens (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook on the Law of the Sea, 304-325. Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP)

Flag State jurisdiction provides one of the principal ways of maintaining legal order over activities at sea, although its significance has lessened as a consequence of extensions in coastal State jurisdiction over ocean spaces. Any State may grant... Read More about Flag states.

Book review: Ernst-Joachim Mestmäcker, A Legal Theory without Law. Posner v. Hayek on Economic Analysis of Law, (Tübingen, Mohr Siebeck 2007) 66 pp. [Walter Eucken Institut, Beiträge zur Ordnungstheorie und Ordnungspolitik 174], ISBN 978-3-16-149276-1 (2008)
Journal Article
Cserne, P. (2008). Book review: Ernst-Joachim Mestmäcker, A Legal Theory without Law. Posner v. Hayek on Economic Analysis of Law, (Tübingen, Mohr Siebeck 2007) 66 pp. [Walter Eucken Institut, Beiträge zur Ordnungstheorie und Ordnungspolitik 174], ISBN 978-3-16-149276-1. European business organization law review, 9(3), 497-506. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1566752908004977