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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Knowledge, Technology and Lawby Emilie Cloatre; Martyn Pickersgill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    The relationships between knowledge, technologies, and legal processes are central to the constitution of contemporary societies. As such, they have come to provide the focus for a range of academic projects, across interdisciplinary legal studies and the social sciences. The domains of medical law and ethics, intellectual property law, environmental... more...

  • Die europäische Dimension des Sportsby Christoph Florian

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 34.20

    Zum 1. Dezember 2009 ist der Vertrag von Lissabon in Kraft getreten. Auch für den Sport hat der Reformvertrag zwischen den Mitgliedsstaaten der EU eine wesentliche Änderung bewirkt: Erstmals sieht das Primärrecht in Art. 165 AEUV eine ausdrückliche Zuständigkeit der Union für den Sport vor. Für diese Rechtsentwicklung wurde auf Ebene der EU über Jahre... more...

  • Adapting to European Integrationby Kenneth Hanf; Ben Soetendorp

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.99

    Adapting to European Integration describes how the political institutions in eight small member states and two non-members responded to the internal and external demands springing from the process of European integration in general and EC/EU membership in particular. The study makes a distinction between governmental/administrative adaptation, political... more...

  • Was bleibt? Recht und Postmoderneby Christian Becker

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 50.25

    Die postmoderne Rechtstheorie zeigt in unerbittlicher Konsequenz, dass Sprache nicht über sich selbst hinausweisen kann, weshalb ?die? Bedeutung des Gesetzes, ?der? Normzweck oder ?die? Rechtsprinzipien als Gegenstände des Rechtsdiskurses und Maßstab für die Vertretbarkeit juristischer Aussagen unverfügbar sind. Dieser Essay untersucht die... more...

  • Neue Kunst - Neues Rechtby Matthias Weller; Nicolai Kemle; Karolina Kuprecht; Thomas Dreier

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 70.56

    Der Tagungsband des Siebten Heidelberger Kunstrechtstags behandelt unter dem Generalthema ?Neue Kunst ? neues Recht? Grundfragen und aktuelle Brennpunkte des Kunstrechts: Erläuterung des Kunstrechtsbegriffes, Eigentum an religiösen und sakralen Kulturgütern, Entsorgung und Vernichtung ?ausgedienter Kunst? durch staatliche Institutionen, Konservierung... more...