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  • Private Property, Community Development, and Eminent Domainby Professor Robin Paul Malloy

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    The contributors in this volume address the fundamental relationship between the state and its citizens, and among the people themselves. Discussion centers on a recent decision by the United States Supreme Court in the case of Kelo v. City of New London. This case involved the use of eminent domain power to acquire private property for purposes of... more...

  • Community and the Lawby Takao Tanase; Luke Nottage; Leon Wolff

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Challenging the view that legal liberalism represents the pinnacle of legal achievement, the author criticizes liberalism for destroying community in the United States and for offering false hope for a delayed modernity in Japan. more...

  • Universele rechten, lokale gevechtenby B. Oomen

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 10.50

    Voor de zittende Sudanese president Al-Bashir geldt een internationaal arrestatiebevel. België en Senegal bakkeleien in Den Haag over de berechting van de voormalig Tsjaadse dictator Habré. In haar oratie stelt Barbara Oomen dat het de wereldgemeenschap steeds meer menens is met de mensenrechten. Paradoxaal genoeg vraagt dit proces van universalisering... more...

  • Multilateral Environmental Agreementsby Bharat H. Desai

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This study examines the genesis, development, and proliferation of multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs). more...

  • Convenio marco de la OMS para el control del tabacoby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2010; US$ 15.00

    Esta publicaci n contiene la primera serie de directrices adoptadas por la Conferencia de las Partes en sus segunda (2007) y tercera (2008) reuniones. Estas cuatro directrices abarcan una amplia gama de disposiciones del Convenio Marco de la OMS para el Control del Tabaco, tales como: la protecci n de las pol ticas de salud p blica relativas al control... more...

  • Sovereignty over Natural Resourcesby Nico Schrijver

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 92.00 US$ 75.44

    An analysis of the evolution of permanent sovereignty from a political claim to a principle of international law. more...

  • Developing Countries in the GATT Legal Systemby Robert E. Hudec; J. Michael Finger

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    A reissue of Robert E. Hudec's seminal study of the situation of developing countries within the international trade system is once again available. more...

  • Architectural Design and Regulationby Rob Imrie; Emma Street

    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...

  • Richterbilderby Thorsten Berndt

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 59.99

    Sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung, die ihre Aufgabe darin sieht, die Fragen der Welt in der Welt zu betrachten und aus einer Perspektive des lebensweltlichen Bezugs dann ihre eigenen Fragen zu stellen und zu beantworten sucht, bedarf einer Nähe zum Feld, die ein beidseitiges persönliches Vertrauen von Forscher und Beforschten voraussetzt. Als ein solcher... more...

  • Reinheit des Rechtsby Otto Depenheuer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 44.99

    Otto Depenheuer, Köln Gliederung: I. Reinheit als Ideal II. Der Reinheitsgedanke in der Rechtswissenschaft 1. Reinheitspostulat als Ausdifferenzierungskompensation 2. Reinheit der Rechtserkenntnis 3. Die ?Reine Rechtslehre? Hans Kelsens als Paradigma 4. Recht als System III. Der Preis der Reinheit: Distanz zum Leben IV. Gefahren der Reinheitsidee 1.... more...