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  • International Law and the Use of Armed Forceby Joel Westra

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Since the UN Charter came into effect in 1945, there have been numerous incidents in which one or more of the five major powers (at least arguably) violated the Charter's Article 2(4) prohibition of force. Such incidents notwithstanding, this book demonstrates how the Charter restrains the major powers' military actions. As an instrument of international... more...

  • Parenting in Planned Lesbian Familiesby Henny Bos

    Amsterdam University Press 2004; US$ 37.25

    PhD thesis on research on lesbian families in which the children were born to the lesbian relationship (planned lesbian families). more...

  • Environmental Justice and the Rights of Indigenous Peoplesby Laura Westra

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    More than 300 million people in over 70 countries make up the world?s indigenous populations. Yet despite ever-growing pressures on their lands, environment and way of life through outside factors such as climate change and globalization, their rights in these and other respects are still not fully recognized in international law.In this incisive book,... more...

  • Environmental Justice and the Rights of Unborn and Future Generationsby Laura Westra

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 60.95

    The traditional concept of social justice is increasingly being challenged by the notion of a humankind that spans current and future generations. This book, with a foreword by Roger Brownsword, is the first systematic examination of how the rights of the unborn and future generations are handled in common law and under international legal instruments.... more...

  • Political Economy and Globalizationby Richard Westra

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Based upon distinguishing capitalism from other economic systems, as well as analysis of capitalist change across its stages of development, Richard Westra argues that the economic tendencies we refer to as globalization constitute a world historic transition away from capitalism. Westra forcefully rejects claims from both Right and Left sides of... more...

  • Environmental Justice and the Rights of Ecological Refugeesby Laura Westra

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Climate change and other environmental problems are increasingly leading to the displacement of populations from their homelands, whether through drought, flooding, famine or other causes. Worse, there is currently no protection in international law for people made refugees by such means. Following on from her previous explorations of environmental... more...

  • Globalization, Violence and World Governanceby Laura Westra

    BRILL 2011; US$ 141.00

    In this work Laura Westra draws our attention to the failure of international law to promote and protect the rights of society in the face of the ravages of neoliberal agendas in an era of globalization. This book outlines how international law is perhaps a misnomer, and at its core there is a great distance between laws as they are written and laws... more...

  • Adverbs of Degree in Dutch and Related Languagesby Henny Klein

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 158.00

    Adverbs of degree form an intriguing part of the lexicon: numerous, multiform and everchanging. They also show a great variety in distribution. In this study, the characteristics of adverbs of degree are investigated from a semantic point of view. The main focus is on Dutch, but previous studies about English and German adverbs of degree are used to... more...

  • Python Geospatial Developmentby Erik Westra

    Packt Publishing 2010; US$ 29.99

    Build a complete and sophisticated mapping application from scratch using Python tools for GIS development more...

  • Acquisition of Technological Capability in Small Firms in Developing Countriesby Dr Henny Romijn

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 202.00

    An authoritative examination of how small firms in developing countries acquire technological capability - the knowledge and skills required to operate technology effectively and to adapt it to local conditions. It fills a gap in the established literature on technological capability, which has neglected the small-scale sector in spite of the important... more...