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  • 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$ 54.95

    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...

  • A Mabo Memoirby Bryan Keon-Cohen

    Zemvic Press 2013; US$ 19.99

    This acclaimed book is an insider's comprehensive account, written for the non-lawyer, by the plaintiffs' counsel, Dr. Bryan Keon-Cohen AM QC. He recounts Eddie Mabo's motivations, the Murray Islanders and their culture; lawyers and judges involved; legal aid hassles; set-backs during trial; repeated attacks by Bjelke-Petersen's government;... more...

  • Einführung in das Datenschutzrechtby Marie-Theres Tinnefeld; Benedikt Buchner; Thomas Petri

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 84.00

    In der 5. Auflage reagiert die Einführung auf die neuen Entwicklungen, die sich durch den Vertrag von Lissabon und die EU-Grundrechte-Charta abzeichnen. Sie setzt sich mit der europäischen und nationalen Rechtsprechung auseinander, unter anderem mit der Forderung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes nach einer völligen Unabhängigkeit der Datenschutzkontrollinstanzen.... more...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Feminist Legal Theoryby Professor Margaret Davies; Professor Vanessa E Munro

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    As a distinct scholarly contribution to law, feminist legal theory is now well over three decades old. Those three decades have seen consolidation and renewal of its central concerns as well as remarkable growth, dynamism and change. This Companion celebrates the strength of feminist legal thought, which is manifested in this dynamic combination of... more...

  • Global Governance of Genetic Resourcesby Sebastian Oberthür; G. Kristin Rosendal

    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...

  • Sister Wives, Surrogates and Sex Workersby Professor Angela Campbell; Professor Martha Albertson Fineman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    Did she choose that?? Or, more normatively, ?Why would she choose that?? This book critiques and offers an alternative to these questions, which have traditionally framed law and policy discussions circulating around controversial genderized practices. It examines the simplicity and incompleteness of choice-based rhetoric and of presumptions that... more...

  • Wenn Würde zur Ware verkommtby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 19.99

    ?In diesem Band werden die Zugangsschwierigkeiten von Menschen zum allgemeinen Wohnungsmarkt aufgezeigt. Dieser hat von sich aus kein Interesse an einer Wohnungsversorgung für alle und gehorcht anderen Gesetzen. Ohne Wohnung leben zu müssen heißt nicht nur, grundlegender Rechte beraubt zu sein, sondern sich vielfältiger Vorurteile erwehren zu müssen.... more...

  • Economics of the Oceansby Paul Hallwood

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    It is an unfortunate truth that our oceans offer valuable resources that are too often used unsustainably. Time and again this is due to the failure of international law to provide a framework for adequate governance. Economics of the Oceans examines this issue and provides a comprehensive study of ocean uses from the perspectives of law and economics.... more...