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  • Water and the Lawby M. Kidd; L. Feris; T. Murombo; A. Iza

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Water and the Law examines the critical relationship between law and the management of water resources in the context of ensuring environmental sustainability. It highlights the central importance of integrated water resources management and cooperation in achieving sustainability. The book considers two broad themes: how law can contribute to the... more...

  • Wasserrecht in Europaby Ekkehard Hofmann

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 73.67

    Alles fließt ? ist eine Metapher für die Prozessualität der Welt. Sie gilt auch und gerade für das Wasserrecht, bei dem die EU-Wasserrahmenrichtlinie aus dem Jahre 2000 einen Paradigmenwechsel eingeläutet hat, dessen Umsetzung von den Mitgliedstaaten massive Anpassungsleistungen erfordert, die bei der Viskosität der zu bewältigenden Probleme wohl... more...

  • Biodiversity, Access and Benefit-Sharingby Daniel F. Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is rapidly receiving signatures and ratifications. Many countries are preparing to implement the protocol through national research permit systems and/or biodiversity laws. Yet there is still considerable confusion about how to implement the Protocol, regarding access and benefit-sharing... more...

  • Implementing Adaptation Strategies by Legal, Economic and Planning Instruments on Climate Changeby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 179.00

    The causes and effects of climate change are just as varied as the proposed solutions and approaches for dealing with the problem. Given the global character of climate change, comprehensive global cooperation is called for that leads to effective and appropriate international action in accordance with the respective responsibilities. These will inevitably... more...

  • Law and the Transition to Business Sustainabilityby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book expands on law-related research by examining the legal aspects of sustainability with a focus on the impact on business strategies. It recognizes that firms must adopt an integrated approach to law and sustainability, considering multiple disciplines and goals, and serve as a forum for bringing together scholarship from fields such as environmental... more...

  • Research Handbook on International Energy Lawby K. Talus

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    International energy law is an elusive but important concept. There is no body of law called ‘international energy law’, nor is there any universally accepted definition for it, yet many specialised areas of international law have a direct relationship with energy policy. The Research Handbook on International Energy Law examines various... more...

  • Biotechnology Regulation and GMOsby N. Thayyil

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This book examines the EU regulatory framework in the Genetic Modification of agriculture and food to see how adequately EU law treats serious contestations about the development and use of GMOs. Since linkages between law, technology and public contestations could have a crucial dimension in the shaping of democratic societies, the space EU law provides... more...

  • Der demografische Wandel als Herausforderung für das Raumordnungsrecht und das Baurecht.by Andrea Edenharter

    Duncker & Humblot 2014; US$ 108.35

    Andrea Edenharter beschäftigt sich mit der Frage, welche Lösungen das Raumordnungsrecht, das Städtebaurecht und das Bauordnungsrecht für die durch den demografischen Wandel hervorgerufenen Probleme gegenwärtig bereithalten. Ausgangspunkt der Untersuchung, welche auch die verfassungsrechtlichen Vorgaben mit in den Blick nimmt, sind die bestehenden gesetzlichen... more...

  • Contemporary Housing Issues in a Globalized Worldby Dr Padraic Kenna

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    This book examines and discusses key contemporary housing issues in the context of today’s globalized housing systems. The book takes up the challenge of developing a new paradigm, working towards the possibility of an alternative future. Revolving around three constellations of writing by diverse contributors, each chapter sets out a clear and... more...

  • Constitutions and the Commonsby Blake Hudson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Constitutions and the Commons looks at a critical but little examined issue of the degree to which the federal constitution of a nation contributes toward or limits the ability of the national government to manage its domestic natural resources. Furthermore it considers how far the constitution facilitates the binding of constituent states, provinces or... more...