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- Wiley 2011; US$ 133.00 US$ 115.27
From the earliest periods of architecture and building, architects’ actions have been conditioned by rules, regulations, standards, and governance practices. These range from socio-cultural and religious codes seeking to influence the formal structure of settlement patterns, to prescriptive building regulations specifying detailed elements of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
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...
- Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 68.00 US$ 55.76
This book presents a broad range of global perspectives on biodiversity conservation and the maintenance of sustainable cultures. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 78.95
How do we promote global economic development, while simultaneously preserving local biological and cultural diversity? This authoritative volume, written by leading legal experts and biological and social scientists from around the world, aims to address this question in all of its complexity. The first part of the book focuses on biodiversity and... more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 130.00
This book aims to explain the principles of contract law for the businessman, and to put those principles into their commercial context. Anyone involved in commercial transactions needs at least a basic understanding of the principles of contract law ? the legal framework for all commercial activity. A lack of such a basic understanding at best results... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
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...
- CABI 2007; US$ 150.00
Shows how bringing together the strengths of community-based laws rooted in user participation and the formalized legal systems of the public sector, water management regimes will be able to reach their goals. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36
This 2006 volume is a collection of land use laws that attempt to achieve sustainable development. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
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...