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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Moving beyond the question of whether an area of scholarly investigation can truly be characterized as 'legal', Exploiting the Limits of Law combats the often unhelpful constraints of law's subject-matter and formal processes. Through a process of reflection on the limits of law and repeated efforts to redraw them, this book challenges the general... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book analyses the status and prospects of the global governance of Access Benefit Sharing (ABS) in the aftermath of 2010?s Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The CBD?s initial 1992 framework of global ABS governance established the objective of sharing the benefits arising from the use of genetic resources fairly... more...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
There has been much important work done in the past two decades in America on issues of under representation based on social differences such as race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, and age. While this scholarship has examined the ways in which women and racial, ethnic, and sexual minorities suffer disproportionately on measures of full citizenship,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 159.00
Das Praxis-Handbuch vermittelt das Verständnis internationalen und ausländischen Bau- und Bauvertragsrechts und liefert das Know-how für die Erstellung eigener Vertragsbedingungen im Auslandsgeschäft. Das Werk erläutert, wie in Fällen mit Auslandsbezug das anwendbare Recht ermittelt oder vereinbart wird. Bau- und Architektenverträge sowie weitere... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
The issues surrounding water embody some of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. The editors of this timely book have brought together the leading authors in the field to explore the key questions involving international law and water governance. International Law and Freshwater connects recent legal developments through the breadth and synergies... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 193.00
Deep-sea genetic resources and the interest of the biotechnology industry in their exploitation are emerging as a significant challenge for international oceans governance. This book is the first comprehensive examination of this issue and explores its relationship with marine scientific research and other activities in the deep sea. As well as a detailed... more...
- 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...