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  • Aktuelle Fragen des Fachplanungs-, Raumordnungs- und Naturschutzrechts Jan Ziekow

    Duncker & Humblot 2008; US$ 59.17

    Der vorliegende Band enthält die ausgearbeiteten Vorträge, die im Rahmen der 9. Speyerer Planungsrechtstage und des Speyerer Luftverkehrsrechtstages 2007 von erfahrenen Praktikern und Wissenschaftlern zu aktuellen Themen des Fachplanungs-, Raumordnungs- und Naturschutzrechts gehalten wurden. Schwerpunkte liegen dabei im Bereich der Flughafenplanung,... more...

  • Architectural Design and Regulationby Rob Imrie; Emma Street

    Wiley 2011; US$ 129.00

    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 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...

  • 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, Access and Benefit-Sharingby Daniel F. Robinson

    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...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 68.00

    This 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 Dr Janice Richardson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    How can we live together without subordination and oppression? What does it mean to treat each other as free and equal persons? This book uses contemporary feminist insights to examine aspects of the classic social contractarians' arguments, focusing specifically upon the work of Hobbes, Spinoza, Locke, Rousseau and Kant. Considering the 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...