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

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 139.95

    Focusing on the relationship between private property, individual rights and community, this volume covers a variety of points of view with respect to the legal, economic and socio-legal aspects of property and of takings law, with reference to issues of governance, citizenship, community building and economic development. more...

  • The Principle of Sustainabilityby Klaus Bosselmann

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 134.95

    This book investigates how sustainability informs the universal principles used in domestic and international law. It contributes to a theory of global law by discussing whether, as a universally shared concern, environmental protection and the principle of sustainability should contribute to the 'greening' of the fundamental principles of... more...

  • On Cultural Rightsby William Kurt Barth

    BRILL 2008; US$ 152.00

    How has the evolution of a legal regime within the United Nations and regional organisations influenced state behaviour regarding recognition of minority groups? This work addresses this question. It assesses the implications of the legal regime for political theorists' account of multiculturalism. more...

  • Property Rights in Blood, Genes and Databy Jasper A. Bovenberg

    BRILL 2005; US$ 92.00

    Taking a context-driven approach and backing up traditional legal analysis, this work provides practical answers and recommendations for such controversial issues as how to share the benefits of DNA research, whether or not to recognize personal property rights in bodily material, and access to biomedical datasets in academia. more...

  • Religious Legal Traditions, International Human Rights Law and Muslim Statesby Kamran Hashemi

    BRILL 2008; US$ 132.00

    Offers an exploration of aspects of the subject, Islam and Human Rights. This book undertakes a comparative study of the laws of several Muslim States with respect to religious freedom, minorities and the rights of the child. It offers an optimistic vision of the fundamental compatibility of Islam and international human rights standards. more...

  • The Right to Food and the TRIPS Agreementby Hans Morten Haugen

    BRILL 2007; US$ 382.00

    Analyses relationships between patent rights and human rights, focusing on the right to food. This book, using different techniques of assessing treaty conflict, analyses whether the TRIPS Agreement and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights actually conflict. more...

  • Cultural Rights in International Lawby Elsa Stamatopoulou

    BRILL 2007; US$ 152.00

    Drawing from a comprehensive review of legal instruments, practice, jurisprudence and literature, and using a multidisciplinary approach, this book brings forth an array of cultural rights, as individual and collective human rights, and offers a vision for public policy. more...

  • The Struggle against Enforced Disappearance and the 2007 United Nations Conventionby Tullio Scovazzi; Gabriella Citroni

    BRILL 2007; US$ 218.00

    Enforced disappearance is one of the most serious human rights violations. It constitutes an autonomous offence and a crime under international law on account of its multiple and continuing character. It is not a phenomenon of the past, nor is it geographically limited to Latin America: such scourge is widespread today and on the increase in other... 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. BelgiŽ en Senegal bakkeleien in Den Haag over de berechting van de voormalig Tsjaadse dictator Habrť. 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...