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  • 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...

  • The Principle of Sustainabilityby Professor Klaus Bosselmann

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    This book investigates how sustainability informs the universal principles used in domestic and international law. It calls for the acceptance of sustainability as a recognized legal principle which could be applied to the entire legal system rather than just environmental law and regardless of its international or domestic levels. To this end, the... more...

  • Private Property, Community Development, and Eminent Domainby Professor Robin Paul Malloy

    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...

  • 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...

  • Wasserrecht in Europaby Ekkehard Hofmann

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 73.67

    Alles fließt ? ist eine Metapher für die Prozessualität der Welt. Sie gilt auch und gerade für das Wasserrecht, bei dem die EU-Wasserrahmenrichtlinie aus dem Jahre 2000 einen Paradigmenwechsel eingeläutet hat, dessen Umsetzung von den Mitgliedstaaten massive Anpassungsleistungen erfordert, die bei der Viskosität der zu bewältigenden Probleme wohl... more...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Feminist Legal Theoryby Professor Margaret Davies; Professor Vanessa E Munro

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    As a distinct scholarly contribution to law, feminist legal theory is now well over three decades old. Those three decades have seen consolidation and renewal of its central concerns as well as remarkable growth, dynamism and change. This Companion celebrates the strength of feminist legal thought, which is manifested in this dynamic combination of... more...

  • Biodiversity Conservation, Law and Livelihoods: Bridging the North-South Divideby Michael I. Jeffery; Jeremy Firestone; Karen Bubna-Litic

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 68.00

    This book presents a broad range of global perspectives on biodiversity conservation and the maintenance of sustainable cultures. more...

  • Biotechnology Regulation and GMOsby N. Thayyil

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This book examines the EU regulatory framework in the Genetic Modification of agriculture and food to see how adequately EU law treats serious contestations about the development and use of GMOs. Since linkages between law, technology and public contestations could have a crucial dimension in the shaping of democratic societies, the space EU law provides... more...

  • The Classic Social Contractariansby Dr Janice Richardson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    How can we live together without subordination and oppression? What does it mean to treat each other as free and equal persons? This book uses contemporary feminist insights to examine aspects of the classic social contractarians' arguments, focusing specifically upon the work of Hobbes, Spinoza, Locke, Rousseau and Kant. Considering the relationship... more...

  • Common Pools of Genetic Resourcesby Evanson Chege Kamau; Gerd Winter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) strives for the sustainable and equitable utilization of genetic resources, with the ultimate goal of conserving biodiversity. The CBD and the Nagoya Protocol which has since been elaborated suggest a bilateral model for access to genetic resources and the sharing of benefits from their utilization. There... more...