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  • Offshore Safety Managementby Ian Sutton

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 149.00

    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$ 69.00

    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...

  • Die völkerrechtlichen Regelungen über den Zugang zu genetischen Ressourcenby Tobias Lochen

    Mohr Siebeck 2007; US$ 61.55

    Hauptbeschreibung Seit Jahrzehnten beklagen ressourcenreiche Staaten Fälle sogenannter 'Biopiraterie', in denen Wissenschaftler Pflanzen ohne Erlaubnis ausführen und Bestandteile patentieren, ohne den Ursprungsstaat angemessen zu kompensieren. Daher bemüht sich die Staatengemeinschaft um entsprechende Regelungen zum Ausgleich der entgegengesetzten... more...

  • European and Dutch Water Lawby H.F.M.W. van Rijswick; H.J.M. Havekes

    Europa Law Publishing 2012; US$ 98.00

    In this book modern European water law and its implementation in the Netherlands is being described and analyzed. more...

  • Marine Environmental Governanceby Erika Techera

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Marine Environmental Governance: From International Law to Local Practice considers the relationship between international environmental law and community-based management of marine areas. Focusing on small island states, in which indigenous populations have to a large extent continued to maintain traditional lifestyles, this book takes up the question... more...

  • Rights of Passageby Nicholas Blomley

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95

    Rights of Passage: Sidewalks and the Regulation of Public Flow documents a powerful and under-researched form of urban governance that focuses on pedestrian flow. This logic, which Nicholas Blomley terms 'pedestrianism', values public space not in terms of its aesthetic merits, or its success in promoting public citizenship and democracy. Rather,... more...

  • Group Representation, Feminist Theory, and the Promise of Justiceby Dr Angela D Ledford

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    This new study addresses various manifestations of social class and cultural difference as well as their implications for political representation. The analysis demonstrates how three of the most influential feminist theorists who write about political representation conceive of group representation, identify the problems that group representation... more...

  • International Law and Freshwaterby Laurence Boisson De Chazournes; Christina Leb; Mara Tignino

    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...

  • Elephant Treatiesby Rachelle Adam

    University Press of New England 2014; US$ 79.99

    Shows how the colonial origins of biodiversity conventions and conservation organizations impact their efficacy in modern times more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    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...