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- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 45.00
This 2006 volume is a collection of land use laws that attempt to achieve sustainable development. more...
- Princeton University Press 1999; US$ 37.50
According to Judith Baer, feminist legal scholarship today does not effectively address the harsh realities of women's lives. Feminists have marginalized themselves, she argues, by withdrawing from mainstream intellectual discourse. In Our Lives Before the Law , Baer thus presents the framework for a new feminist jurisprudence--one that would return... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 115.00
In countries such as the UK, the energy used in constructing, occupying and operating buildings represents approximately fifty percent of greenhouse gas emissions. Pressure to improve the environmental performance of buildings during both construction and occupancy, particularly to reduce carbon emissions from buildings, has become intense. Understandably,... more...
- World Health Organization 2003; US$ 5.00
The objective of this brochure is to raise awareness to the right to water as an important health and human rights concern. Water is the essence of life and human dignity. The right to water entitles everyone to sufficient safe acceptable physically accessible and affordable water and it must be enjoyed without discrimination by women and men. For... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 149.00
2010 was a defining year for the offshore oil and gas industry in the United States. On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) floating drilling rig suffered a catastrophic explosion and fire. Eleven men died in the explosion - 17 others were injured. The fire, which burned for a day and a half, eventually sent the entire rig to the bottom of... more...
- NYU Press 2006; US$ 69.00
In the late 1970s, feminist scholars and activists joined together to build a movement aimed at bringing feminist theory and experiences to the practice and teaching of American law. Since then, the feminist jurisprudence movement has taken root, with courts and legislatures addressing matters of sex and gender inequality, and law schools employing... more...
- Leiden University Press 2011; US$ 53.00
"These farmers have been working this land for generations. But they have no papers. So the government may clear this land for a project. People fear they will be chased away." Such stories can be heard every day in Africa, Asia and Latin America. They demonstrate the insecurity of rural smallholders who are threatened with eviction without... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2007; US$ 73.08
Hauptbeschreibung Seit Jahrzehnten beklagen ressourcenreiche Staaten Fälle sogenannter 'Biopiraterie', in denen Wissenschaftler Pflanzen ohne Erlaubnis ausführen und Bestandteile patentieren, ohne den Ursprungsstaat angemessen zu kompensieren. Daher bemüht sich die Staatengemeinschaft um entsprechende Regelungen zum Ausgleich der entgegengesetzten... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 125.00
Marine Environmental Governance: From International Law to Local Practice considers the relationship between international environmental law and community-based management of marine areas. Focusing on small island states, in which indigenous populations have to a large extent continued to maintain traditional lifestyles, this book takes up the question... more...