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  • Applications Of Feminist Legal Theoryby D. Kelly Weisberg

    Temple University Press 2012; US$ 62.95

    This book, the second of two volumes, examines the pressing issues that affect women?pornography, prostitution, battery, rape, pay equity, sexual harassment, motherhood, abortion, adoption, new reproductive technologies?and considers them through the lens of feminist legal theory. It features more than sixty articles by well-known legal scholars and... more...

  • Architectural Design and Regulationby Rob Imrie; Emma Street

    Wiley 2011; US$ 125.00

    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...

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

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 144.95

    This Companion celebrates the strength of feminist legal thought, which is manifested in this dynamic combination of stability and change, as well as in the diversity of perspectives and methodologies, and the extensive range of subject-matters, which are now included within its ambit. Bringing together contributors from across a range of jurisdictions... more...

  • Before Eminent Domainby Susan Reynolds

    The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 20.00

    In this concise history of expropriation of land for the common good in Europe and North America from medieval times to 1800, Susan Reynolds contextualizes the history of an important legal doctrine regarding the relationship between government and the institution of private property. Before Eminent Domain concentrates on western Europe and the... more...

  • Biodiversity Conservation, Law and Livelihoods: Bridging the North-South Divideby Michael I. Jeffery; Jeremy Firestone; Karen Bubna-Litic

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 62.00

    This 2008 book presents a broad range of global perspectives on biodiversity conservation and the maintenance of sustainable cultures. more...

  • Biodiversity and the Lawby Charles R. McManis

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Classic Social Contractariansby Janice Richardson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95

    Analysing the social contract theorists through the lens of contemporary feminist philosophy, this work focuses on the relationship between the 'self' and the law and examines how social contractarians have viewed this relationship. more...

  • Commercial Contractsby Chris Thorpe; John Bailey

    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...

  • Common Pools of Genetic Resources: Equity and Innovation in International Biodiversity Lawby Evanson Chege Kamau; Gerd Winter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    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...