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  • Genetic Discriminationby Gerard Quinn; Aisling de Paor; Peter Blanck

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    As genetic technologies advance, genetic testing may well offer the prospect of detecting the onset of future disabilities. Some research also forwards that certain behavioural profiles may have a strong genetic basis, such as the determination to succeed, or the propensity for risk-taking. As this technology becomes more prevalent, there is a danger... more...

  • Biodiversity, Access and Benefit-Sharingby Daniel F. Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • Justice Beliedby Sébastien Chartrand; John Philpot

    Baraka Books 2014; US$ 22.99

    Written by practicing criminal defense lawyers, jurists, investigators, and specialized journalists, this book criticizes the whole initiative of international criminal justice and considers the idea that it must be abandoned in the name of justice. Has foreign policy trumped justice? How are equity, equality before the law, absence of selectivity,... more...

  • Legal Cases, New Religious Movements, and Minority Faithsby James T. Richardson; François Bellanger

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Exploring cases in different parts of the world, this book offers a practical insight for understanding the relations of NRMs and other minority religions and the law from the perspective of legal cases. Including contributions from scholars, legal practitioners, actual or former members, this book presents an objective approach to understanding why... more...

  • The Integration and Protection of Immigrantsby Paul Van Aerschot; Patricia Daenzer

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book draws attention to weaknesses in the regulation and implementation of integration provisions threatening the immigrants’ individual rights in the EU member states of Denmark, Finland and Sweden. The study uses Canada as a point of reference and challenges readers to critically review the meaning of rights and the notion of global caring.... more...

  • Declarations of Interdependenceby Kirsten Anker

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book takes up the postcolonial challenge for law and explains how the problems of legal recognition for Indigenous peoples are tied to an orthodox theory of law.The author focuses on prominent aspects of legal discourse and process and includes case studies and examples principally drawn from Australia and Canada. As a contribution to legal theory... more...

  • Klimaschutz durch städtebauliche Verträgeby Clemens Hagebölling

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 41.51

    Der fortschreitende Klimawandel beeinflusst unsere Umwelt massiv. Klimaschutz- und Klimaanpassungsmaßnahmen sind also längst überfällig. Insbesondere eine Verringerung des CO2-Ausstoßes gilt als zentraler Faktor, um dem Klimawandel Einhalt zu gebieten. Große Einsparpotenziale bietet dabei der Gebäudebereich: Das Energiefachrecht dient zur Regelung... more...

  • Familienfideikommiss und Trustby Marcel Lötscher

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 24.90

    Die Frage nach dem Fortbestand des Vermögens und dem Einfluss darauf über den Tod hinaus ist beinahe so alt wie die Menschheit selbst. Das schweizerische Familienfideikommiss war, bis zum Verbot der Neuerrichtung in jüngster Zeit, das gebräuchlichste Vehikel der privatnützigen Vermögensperpetuierung. Marcel Lötscher untersucht nun, ob das Verbot nach... more...

  • Child Welfare Systems and Migrant Children: A Cross Country Study of Policies and Practiceby Marit Skivenes; Ravinder Barn; Katrin Kriz

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 44.99

    The book examines where, why and to what extent immigrant children are represented in the child welfare system in different countries. These countries include Australia/New Zealand, Belgium/the Netherlands, England, Estonia, Canada, Finland, Italy, Germany, Spain, Norway, and the United States--all of them having different child welfare philosophies... more...

  • Examens-Repetitorium Wettbewerbs- und Kartellrechtby Günther Hönn

    Verlagsgruppe Hüthig Jehle Rehm 2014; US$ 20.75

    Inhalt: Die Neuauflage zum Schwerpunktfach Wettbewerbs- und Kartellrecht bietet eine knappe, prüfungsorientierte Darstellung der essentiellen Gegenstände dieser Rechtsgebiete mit zahlreichen Beispielsfällen, Übersichten und Anleitungen für die Lösung praktischer Fälle. Konzeption: Die Reihe UNIREP JURA dient der gezielten Vorbereitung auf die Erste... more...