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- Artech House 2006; US$ 105.00
The emerging commercial application of nanotechnoloy involves devices, processes, and materials that are manipulated at the atomic and molecular level. This first-of-its-kind resource identifies and describes the legal and policy initiatives aimed at encouraging or restricting nanotech research and applications. The book offers an up-to-date understanding... more...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 152.00
The economic health of the global economy is directly tied to international energy policies, and none are more important than those of Russia, which is now the world?s largest petroleum export nation. At the same time, oil and gas are finite resources and new sources of supply must be found. It is certain that the Arctic will be one of the areas of... more...
- International Development Research Centre 1994; US$ 25.00
The recent GATT agreement and the Biodiversity Convention have moved intellectual property rights to the centre of South-North relations. Decisions about intellectual property, particularly for plant life,have major implications for food security, agriculture, rural development,and the environment for every country in the South and the North. For the... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 35.00
Volume 1 offers policymakers a clear description of the facts, the fights, and the fora relevant to the ownership, conservation, and exchange of genetic resources. Readers new to these issues will learn from this book why germplasm is important and how it relates to trade negotiations, intellectual property disputes, and food and health security, both... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 160.00
Motivated by recent events and experiences in antitrust enforcement and policy in the United States and the European Union, and new insights and findings from academic research, this book presents a collection of theoretical, empirical and public policy-oriented articles representing recent research on the political-economy of antitrust. Political-economy... more...
- CABI 2004; US$ 120.00
This volume of 24 chapters reviews the regulatory changes in agricultural biotechnology. It primarily considers the relationship between these changes and innovation, market development and international trade. more...
- CRC Press 2008; US$ 62.95
Providing a broad overview of how a variety of different legal principles may advance or hinder efforts to commercialize nanotechnology, "Nanotechnology: Legal Aspects" discusses intellectual property rights in terms of acquiring rights to specific products and producing such products without infringing on the rights of others. It examines... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 64.95
Serving Whose Interests? explores the political economy of trade in services agreements from a critical legal perspective. The controversy surrounding the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and its variants at the regional and bilateral levels can, it is argued, be seen as a clash between two paradigms. For most of the twentieth century,... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 84.00
One of the main missions of nuclear regulators is to protect the public, and this cannot be completely achieved without public confidence. The more a regulatory process is transparent, the more such confidence will grow. Despite important cultural differences across countries, a number of common features characterise media and public expectations regarding... more...