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  • Exploiting the Limits of Lawby Åsa Gunnarsson; Eva-Maria Svensson; Margaret Davies

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 134.95

    This book represents a challenge to both Swedish dogmatism and feminist pessimism and, more generally, to the concept of the limits of law: it includes essays which consider the issue of law's limits in a purely theoretical way, as well as essays which investigate the changing legal and policy environments in a more practical setting. more...

  • The Classic Social Contractariansby Janice Richardson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95

    Analysing the social contract theorists through the lens of contemporary feminist philosophy, this work focuses on the relationship between the 'self' and the law and examines how social contractarians have viewed this relationship. more...

  • Regulatory Frameworks for Water Resources Managementby Salman M. A. Salman

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 29.99

    This title examines how regulatory frameworks have addressed the various basic issues related to water resources management, and provides a comparative analysis of those issues. It elicits and discusses what it considers are the essential elements for a regulatory framework for water resources management, and identifies some emerging trends. more...

  • Water Law for the Twenty-First Centuryby Philippe Cullet; Alix Gowlland-Gualtieri; Roopa Madhav; Usha Ramanathan

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    In the face of growing freshwater scarcity, most countries of the world are taking steps to conserve their water and foster its sustainable use. Water crises range from concerns of drinking water availability and/or quality, the degradation or contamination of freshwater, and the allocation of water to different users. To meet the challenge, many... more...

  • Protected Areas and International Environmental Lawby Alexander Gillespie

    BRILL 2007; US$ 199.00

    This volume seeks to provide the reader with a clear understanding to the way that protected areas are created, listed and managed in international law. In doing so, it provides a complete overview of the primary international and regional conventions in this area, and the decisions and resolutions that have come from them. In doing so, it provides... more...

  • International Law and the Genetic Resources of the Deep Seaby David Kenneth Leary

    BRILL 2006; US$ 193.00

    Focusing on the ecosystems associated with deep-sea hydrothermal vents in areas beyond national jurisdiction, this book examines a range of activities in the deep-sea including bioprospecting, marine scientific research, mining and tourism; and considers the effectiveness of international law and governance mechanisms to manage these activities. more...

  • Feminist and Queer Legal Theoryby Martha Albertson Fineman; Jack E. Jackson; Adam P. Romero

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 69.95

    This book brings together voices in feminist and queer theory to create an interdisciplinary dialogue that will define the terms of the debates between and within these theoretical frameworks for the next decade. Covering interrelated issues such as gender, identity, intimacy, and privacy, the authors engage in a rigorous, sometimes contentious, exploration... more...

  • Transcending the Boundaries of Lawby Martha Albertson Fineman

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 65.95

    Transcending the Boundaries of Law brings together three generations of the most respected feminist legal theorists in order to assess the past, the present and the future of feminist legal thought in the Law and Society tradition. It is a ground-breaking collection that will be central to the further development of feminism and related critical... more...

  • 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...

  • Data Protection in a Profiled Worldby Serge Gutwirth; Yves Poullet; Paul de Hert

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    One of the most challenging issues facing our current information society is the accelerating accumulation of data trails in transactional and communication systems, which may be used not only to profile the behaviour of individuals for commercial, marketing and law enforcement purposes, but also to locate and follow things and actions. Data mining,... more...