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Conclusion: Pioneers, leaders, followers in multilevel and polycentric climate governance re-assessed (2020)
Book Chapter
Paul, T., Wurzel, R., & Skou Andersen, M. (2021). Conclusion: Pioneers, leaders, followers in multilevel and polycentric climate governance re-assessed. In R. K. Wurzel, M. S. Andersen, & P. Tobin (Eds.), Climate Governance across the Globe Pioneers, Leaders and Followers (259-267). Abingdon: Routledge

As outlined in Chapter 1, the core analytical themes of this book are: the conceptualisation of pioneers, leaders and followers within multilevel governance (MLG) and polycentric (climate) governance structures. These conceptual framings are overlapp... Read More about Conclusion: Pioneers, leaders, followers in multilevel and polycentric climate governance re-assessed.

Introduction: Climate governance across the globe: pioneers, leaders and followers (2020)
Book Chapter
Wurzel, R. K. W., Andersen, M. S., & Tobin, P. (2021). Introduction: Climate governance across the globe: pioneers, leaders and followers. In R. Wurzel, M. Skou Andersen, & P. Tobin (Eds.), Climate Governance across the Globe Pioneers, Leaders and Followers (3-20). Abingdon: Routledge

As outlined in this chapter, the core analytical themes of this book are: the conceptualisation of pioneers, leaders and followers within multilevel governance (MLG) and polycentric (climate) governance structures. These conceptual framings are overl... Read More about Introduction: Climate governance across the globe: pioneers, leaders and followers.

Climate Urbanism and Austerity in Structurally Disadvantaged Cities (2020)
Journal Article
Jonas, A., & Wurzel, R. (2020). Climate Urbanism and Austerity in Structurally Disadvantaged Cities. Urban Geography, https://doi.org/10.1080/02723638.2020.1840207

If the governance challenges of climate change have been well researched for medium-sized, affluent and larger entrepreneurial cities, relatively little is known about climate urbanism in small-to-medium-sized cities experiencing long-term industrial... Read More about Climate Urbanism and Austerity in Structurally Disadvantaged Cities.

Divided by values: Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party and England's 'North-South Divide' (2020)
Journal Article
Beech, M., & Hickson, K. (2020). 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'.

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