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  • Regulation and Public Interestsby Steven P. Croley

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 46.00 US$ 36.80

    Not since the 1960s have U.S. politicians, Republican or Democrat, campaigned on platforms defending big government, much less the use of regulation to help solve social ills. And since the late 1970s, "deregulation" has become perhaps the most ubiquitous political catchword of all. This book takes on the critics of government regulation. Providing... more...

  • Flag State Responsibilityby John N. K. Mansell

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 141.52

    This history covers the development of tonnage, ship registration, classification societies, national and international law for flag State responsibility as well as the rise of non-traditional flag States and classification societies over the past 50 years. more...

  • The Internationalisation of Competition Rulesby Brendan J. Sweeney

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    The widespread move towards more market-driven models of political economy combined with the expanding internationalisation of business and commerce has led to a series of proposals for global competition rules. To date these proposals have been hotly contested. The purpose of this book is to investigate in some depth whether there is a rational foundation... more...

  • Comparative Media Law and Ethicsby Tim Crook

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 68.95

    Providing practical and theoretical resources on media law and ethics for the United Kingdom and United States of America and referencing other legal jurisdictions such as France, Japan, India, China and Saudi Arabia, Comparative Media Law and Ethics is suitable for upper undergraduate and postgraduate study and for professionals in the media who... more...

  • The World Trade Organization and Trade in Servicesby Kern Alexander; Mads Andenas

    BRILL 2008; US$ 382.00

    The World Trade Organisation plays the primary role in regulating international trade in goods, services and intellectual property. Traditionally, international trade law and regulation has been analysed primarily from the trade-in-goods perspective. Services are becoming an important competence for the WTO. The institutional, legal and regulatory... more...

  • Law and Politics in Ocean Governanceby Geir Hønneland

    BRILL 2005; US$ 126.00

    The UN Fish Stocks Agreement was an effort to curb rising conflicts and unilateral actions regarding the rights and duties of States to exploit and manage straddling and highly migratory fish stocks.This volume explores how these commitments are acted upon by States in a selection of regional fisheries management regimes, covering fisheries from the... more...

  • Reconciling Environment and Tradeby Edith Brown Weiss; John Jackson; Nathalie Bernasconi-Osterwalder

    BRILL 2008; US$ 222.00

    The volume focuses on five cases, all of which remain cornerstone trade-environment cases of the WTO. The subject matter of these cases reflects five basic issues in the clash between trade and the environment: public health, air pollution/ozone depletion, food safety, destruction of endangered species, and biosafety. These five issues surface dramatically... more...

  • Places of Refuge for Shipsby

    BRILL 2005; US$ 234.00

    Written by scholars and practitioners, this work consists of 20 multidisciplinary chapters addressing the law, policy and management aspects of the problem of places of refuge for ships in need of assistance. Specific chapters focus on the experiences and approaches of Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Germany, United Kingdom and United States. more...

  • WTO - Trade in Servicesby Rüdiger Wolfrum; Peter-Tobias Stoll; Clemens Feinäugle

    BRILL 2008; US$ 189.00

    This volume will be a valuable reference tool for the WTO community as a whole, as well as for professionals and researchers, who deal with one of the sectors concerned, e.g. financial services and telecommunications. more...

  • The Intersection of International Law, Agricultural Biotechnology, and Infectious Diseaseby Meredith T. Mariani

    BRILL 2007; US$ 132.00

    The Intersection of International Law, Agricultural Biotechnology, and Infectious Disease examines legal frameworks and perspectives for infectious disease and GMOs and argues for a more connective approach for future regulation. more...