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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00
This timely e-book presents a cross section of the legal research which is currently being undertaken in the built environment academic community. The articles address a wide range of traditional legal subject areas including property law, construction law, housing law, regulatory frameworks, IT law, historic buildings legislation and legal education.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
The contributors in this volume address the fundamental relationship between the state and its citizens, and among the people themselves. Discussion centers on a recent decision by the United States Supreme Court in the case of Kelo v. City of New London. This case involved the use of eminent domain power to acquire private property for purposes of... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 133.00 US$ 115.27
From the earliest periods of architecture and building, architects’ actions have been conditioned by rules, regulations, standards, and governance practices. These range from socio-cultural and religious codes seeking to influence the formal structure of settlement patterns, to prescriptive building regulations specifying detailed elements of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
At the UN General Assembly in 1997, an overwhelming majority of States voted for the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses ? a global overarching framework governing the rights and duties of States sharing freshwater systems. Globally, there are 263 internationally shared watersheds,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 33.95 US$ 29.42
This collection of essays in Governing Global Land Deals provides new empirical and theoretical analyses of the relationships between global land grabs and processes of government and governance. Reframes debates on global land grabs by focusing on the relationship between large-scale land deals and processes of governance Offers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 148.95
This book is a comprehensive analysis of the relationship between feminist theories and the law, and the way in which developments of the former have affected, and been affected by, the latter. The book takes as its starting point a study of women and culture on an international level, which demonstrates how religious and cultural influences have... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 67.00
Building open and transparent government is a challenge shared by all countries. Transparency and accountability in the public administration are enhanced by strong public scrutiny based on solid legal provisions for access to information. Investing in consultation and public participation allows governments to tap new sources of policy-relevant ideas,... more...