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  • Research Handbook on Transparencyby P. Ala?i; R. G. Vaughn

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    ‘For me this book could have been titled, "Everything I Ever Wanted To Know About Transparency Policy And Law—But Didn’t Know Enough To Ask." It is masterful and unmatched in depth, scope, and acuity. It convincingly analyzes the complexities of transparency on a comparative basis in terms of goals, culture and government,... more...

  • Risikofaktor Social Webby Achim Kinter; Ulrich Ott

    Bank-Verlag 2014; US$ 62.36

    Social Media mit allen Chancen und Risiken ist längst in der Bankenwelt angekommen. Soziale Medien verknüpfen die digitale mit der realen Welt. Erfahrungen, die Kunden mit Kreditinstituten haben, werden in sozialen Netzwerken einer breiten Community zugänglich. Das eröffnet viele Chancen, birgt jedoch auch Risiken, die es durch ein strukturiertes Management... 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...

  • The Copyright Warsby Peter Baldwin

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    Today?s copyright wars can seem unprecedented. Sparked by the digital revolution that has made copyright?and its violation?a part of everyday life, fights over intellectual property have pitted creators, Hollywood, and governments against consumers, pirates, Silicon Valley, and open-access advocates. But while the digital generation can be forgiven... 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...

  • Voyage Chartersby Julian Cooke; Tim Young; Michael Ashcroft; Andrew Taylor; John Kimball; David Martowski; LeRoy Lambert; Michael Sturley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 795.00

    Widely regarded as the leading authority on voyage charters, this book is the most comprehensive and intellectually-rigorous analysis of the area, is regularly cited in court and by arbitrators, and is the go-to guide for drafting and disputing charterparty contracts. Voyage Charters provides the reader with a clause-by-clause analysis of the... more...

  • Social and Economic Rights in Theory and Practiceby Helena Alviar García; Karl Klare; Lucy A. Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Since World War II, a growing number of jurisdictions in both the developing and industrialized worlds have adopted progressive constitutions that guarantee social and economic rights (SER) in addition to political and civil rights. Parallel developments have occurred at transnational level with the adoption of treaties that commit signatory states... 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...