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  • Places of Refuge for Shipsby

    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...

  • Human Rights and Intellectual Property Rightsby

    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...

  • Autonomy, Consent and the Lawby Sheila A.M. McLean

    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...

  • Regulating Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosisby Sheila A.M. McLean; Sarah Elliston

    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...

  • Essays on the Doctrinal Study of Lawby Aulis Aarnio

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 159.00

    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...

  • Trade Imbalanceby Susan Ariel Aaronson; Jamie M. Zimmerman

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This book examines the relationship between human rights and trade internationally. more...

  • The Borders of Punishmentby Katja Franko Aas; Mary Bosworth

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 109.99 US$ 94.59

    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...

  • Climate Change and Indigenous Peoplesby Randall Abate; Elizabeth Ann Kronk

    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...

  • Compulsory Licensing for Public Healthby Frederick M. Abbott

    World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 9.99

    This work addresses the complexity of the WTO’s 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...

  • The Politics of Informal Justiceby Richard L. Abel

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    The Politics of Informal Justice more...