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- 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...
- 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...
- Gabler Verlag 2010; US$ 59.99
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- 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...
- NYU Press 2006; US$ 22.95
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...
- Mohr Siebeck 2007; US$ 58.27
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 Interessen der Staaten... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...