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  • Our Lives Before the Lawby Judith A. Baer

    Princeton University Press 1999; US$ 39.95

    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$ 140.00

    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...

  • 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$ 58.49

    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...