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  • Research Handbook on International Energy Lawby K. Talus

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    International energy law is an elusive but important concept. There is no body of law called ‘international energy law’, nor is there any universally accepted definition for it, yet many specialised areas of international law have a direct relationship with energy policy. The Research Handbook on International Energy Law examines various... more...

  • Law in the Built Environmentby Paul Chynoweth

    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...

  • Architectural Design and Regulationby Rob Imrie; Emma Street

    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...

  • The UN Watercourses Convention in Forceby Flavia Rocha Loures; Alistair Rieu-Clarke

    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...

  • Governing Global Land Dealsby Wendy Wolford; Saturnino M. Borras; Ruth Hall; Ian Scoones; Ben White

    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...

  • Introduction to Feminist Jurisprudenceby Hilaire Barnett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    "First Published in 1998, Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company." more...

  • Sourcebook on Feminist Jurisprudenceby Hilaire Barnett

    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...

  • Sharing Transboundary Resourcesby Eyal Benvenisti

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 112.00

    This book, first published in 2002, considers why states often use transboundary resources inefficiently, looking ahead to potential resolutions. more...

  • Open Governmentby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    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...

  • Planning, Law and Economicsby Barrie Needham

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 59.95

    What rights does the state have over privately owned land? Why should some landowners be favoured over others? How can the practice of land-use planning be improved? This book addresses these essential questions and shows that the interests people have in property rights over land and buildings are not just emotional but often financial too. It... more...