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- 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...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 229.00
This collection offers an overview of the issues involved concerning the interface between human rights and intellectual property rights (IPRs). It makes clear that two schools of thought have developed. The first school maintains that human rights and IPRs are in fundamental conflict. Strong protection of IP is incompatible with human rights obligations.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 61.95
Autonomy is often said to be the dominant ethical principle in modern bioethics, and it is also important in law. Respect for autonomy is said to underpin the law of consent, which is theoretically designed to protect the right of patients to make decisions based on their own values and for their own reasons. The notion that consent underpins beneficent... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
The successful achievement of pregnancies following pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) was first reported in April 1990. The technology is often used for patients who are at substantial risk of conceiving a pregnancy affected by a known genetic disorder, however from this technology other more controversial uses have arisen such as HLA typing... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 129.61
Written from 40 years of research in civil law and the philosophy of law, this volume focuses on the interpretation and systematisation of legal norms. The text also includes an updated discussion on the writings of Robert Alexy, Jūrgen Habermas, Ronald Dworkin, and Alf Ross. more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 109.99
The criminalization of migration and the use of coercive state power against foreigners is a controversial topic that demands closer reflection. This book examines the relationship between immigration control, citizenship, and criminal justice, reflecting on the theoretical and methodological challenges posed by mass mobility and its control. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
This timely volume explores the ways in which indigenous peoples across the world are challenged by climate change impacts, and discusses the legal resources available to confront those challenges. Indigenous peoples occupy a unique niche within the climate justice movement, as many indigenous communities live subsistence lifestyles that are severely... more...
- World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 9.99
This work addresses the complexity of the WTOs August 30,. 2003 decision on the implementation of paragraph 6 of the Doha Declaration on the TRIPS Agreement and Public Health. It provides an explanation of the decision and model legal texts for the required notifications to the WTO and for the amendments of their patent law that most developing... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 129.61
The law plays a significant role in ensuring aviation security. This book addresses new and emerging threats to civil aviation; evaluates security tools now in use such as the Public Key Directory, Advance Passenger Information, Passenger Name Record and Machine Readable travel documents in the context of their legal and regulatory background; and... more...