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  • Eau douceby Sylvie Paquerot

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2005; US$ 21.75

    Après avoir conclu à l'incapacité actuelle du droit international à sauvegarder les ressources planétaires en eau douce et à en assurer la juste et équitable distribution, l'auteure démontre la nécessité d'échapper à la logique marchande et de considérer l'accès à... more...

  • Droits de l'investisseur étranger et protection de l'environnementby Sabrina Robert-Cuendet

    BRILL 2010; US$ 213.00

    Consacré ŕ la définition controversée de l?expropriation indirecte en droit international, cet ouvrage, ŕ travers l?exemple des réglementations environnementales, offre une analyse complčte de la question et propose une lecture innovante des principes applicables ŕ la protection des investisseurs étrangers. Drawing on the controversial definition... more...

  • The International Legal Regime of Areas beyond National Jurisdictionby Erik J. Molenaar; Alex G. Oude Elferink

    BRILL 2010; US$ 148.00

    This work intends to contribute to a better understanding of the international law aspects of the ongoing debate on current and future international governance and regulation of areas beyond national jurisdiction, focusing on principles and objectives, institutional arrangements, entitlements and compliance. more...

  • Compendium of Land Use Laws for Sustainable Developmentby John R. Nolon

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 50.00 US$ 41.00

    This volume is a collection of land use laws that attempt to achieve sustainable development. more...

  • Our Lives Before the Lawby Judith A. Baer

    Princeton University Press 1999; US$ 46.00 US$ 36.80

    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...

  • Green Buildings and the Lawby Julie Adshead

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Right to Waterby World Health Organization; UNAIDS

    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...

  • Zugang zu humangenetischen Ressourcen indigener Völker Lateinamerikasby María Cristina Blohm

    Gabler Verlag 2010; US$ 42.99

    Mit einem Geleitwort von Prof. Dr. Egbert Kahle more...

  • Offshore Safety Managementby Ian Sutton

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 158.00

    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...

  • Legal Feminismby Ann Scales

    NYU Press 2006; US$ 40.00

    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...