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  • Gründungsszenen soziologischer Theorieby Sina Farzin; Henning Laux

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Grundungsszenen sind Ankerpunkte soziologischen Theoretisierens: Als konkrete Bezugsprobleme stiften sie im weitesten Sinne des Wortes einen Realitatsbezug, der sich nicht in die Kategorien der methodisch kontrollierten Erhebung empirischer Tatbestande ubersetzen lasst. Sie konnen literarischen, biographischen oder anekdotischen Ursprungs sein und... more...

  • The EU, the US and Global Climate Governanceby Christine Bakker; Francesco Francioni

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 129.95

    This volume presents a critical analysis of transatlantic relations in the field of environmental governance and climate change. Drawing on research involving experts from leading universities and institutes, the authors provide innovative analyses on policy measures taken by the EU and the US, the world’s largest economic and commercial blocs,... more...

  • Trade, Food Security, and Human Rightsby Ying Chen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    The author argues here that there is no absolute food shortage and that distorted agricultural trade which undermines world food distribution is a vital and overlooked factor. The book looks at EU and US agricultural policies and World Trade Organization negotiations in agriculture and proposes that the international trade regime reconciles trade rules... more...

  • Language and the Lawby John Gibbons

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Explains and describes the ways that language use in the legal system can create inequality and disadvantage. It examines the three main areas where the two intersect: the central issue of the language of the law; the disadvantage which language can impose before the law, and forensic linguistics - the use of linguistic evidence in legal processes.... more...

  • Offshore Contracts and Liabilitiesby Baris Soyer; Andrew Tettenborn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 400.00

    Written by a team of top academics and highly-experienced legal practitioners, this is a very complex area of law. It provides both a critical analysis on contemporary legal issues concerning offshore contracts, and an in-depth account of the numerous liability regimes inherently connected to offshore operations. ? Key features of Offshore Contracts... more...

  • The Commercial Mediator's Handbookby Cyril Chern

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 194.95

    Mediation as a method of dispute resolution is well known and practised worldwide, and this book provides the knowledge necessary for those actively involved in mediation work as well as for those who need to learn the process. This is an invaluable guide on how to mediate, what forms should be used and what techniques can be applied by the... more...

  • Lawyers and Savagesby Kaius Tuori

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Legal primitivism was a complex phenomenon that combined the study of early European legal traditions with studies of the legal customs of indigenous peoples. Lawyers and Savages: Ancient History and Legal Realism in the Making of Legal Anthropology explores the rise and fall of legal primitivism, and its connection to the colonial encounter. Through... more...

  • Dispute Resolution in Sportby David McArdle

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    An increasing number of sport disputes are being resolved by way of arbitration. This is the first book to critically examine the processes and benefits of sportspecific arbitration as compared to litigation. The book explores, in depth, the development of alternative dispute resolutions in sports, paying particular attention to high-profile institutions... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Medical Law and Ethicsby Yann Joly; Bartha Maria Knoppers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    This book explores the scope, application and role of medical law, regulatory norms and ethics, and addresses key challenges introduced by contemporary advances in biomedical research and healthcare. While mindful of national developments, the handbook supports a global perspective in its approach to medical law. Contributors include leading scholars... more...

  • Reforming Law and Economy for a Sustainable Earthby Paul Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Few concerns preoccupy contemporary progressive thought as much as the issue of how to achieve a sustainable human society. The problems impeding this goal include those of how to arrest induced global environmental change (GEC), persistent disagreements about the contribution of economic activities to GEC and further differences in views on how these... more...