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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00
Since the signing of the World Heritage Convention in 1972, the idea of protecting and making use of the world's cultural and natural heritage has gained in popularity. Over time, however, a number of models for utilization have been developed that are no longer based solely on ideas of sustainability. Instead, they are shaped to a growing... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
With contributions from experts in the field of sociology of law, this book provides an overview of current perspectives on socio-legal studies. It focuses particularly on the relationship between law and society described in recent social systems theory as ?structural coupling?. The first part of the book presents a reconstruction of theoretical... more...
- AltaMira Press 2012; US$ 36.99
This book provides groundbreaking analyses of the interlinking of world heritage with the increasingly complex processes of (post)nationalism, the preservation and representation of cultural diversity, tourism, and sustainable development and the conservation of authenticity. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
As the commercialization of sport grows, the need for proper regulation increases. In legal terms, sport is part of the entertainment and media industries which are subject to rapid change. This work brings together experts in many fields to analyze these changes and to discuss the implications of issues such as the BSkyB-Manchester United case, civil... more...
- T.M.C. Asser Press 2013; US$ 179.00
This book accounts for over 25 of the most influential cases in international sports law, as written by some of the leading authorities in the area. Authors from Europe, the United States, Australia, South Africa, Canada and New Zealand trace the evolution of this emerging discipline of law through an analysis of individual cases, as discussed under... more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 134.99 US$ 116.09
Intangible cultural heritage is the traditional practices, expressions, knowledge, and skills that form part of a community's culture. It is protected by a 2003 UNESCO Convention, and by several regional and national instruments. This book analyses its legal protection, including from within human rights, intellectual property, and contract law. more...
- R&L Education 2013; US$ 169.99
This book can serve as valuable resource for educational practitioners in higher education insofar as it provides them with an enhanced awareness of strategies that are being used to manage problems commonly faced in multiple educational settings. more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 35.00
Der Band ist speziell zugeschnitten auf den Lernbedarf im Rahmen von BA- und MA-Studiengängen. Darüber hinaus eignet er sich für einen systematischen Überblick über die in der Soziologie diskutierten sozial- wie gesellschaftstheoretischen Grundfragen bis hin zur Gegenwartsdiagnose. Ein klar strukturiertes Gliederungsprinzip, zusammenfassende Übersichten,... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 129.00
??This book examines sports doping from production and distribution, detection and punishment. Detailing the daily operations of the trade and its gray area as a semi-legal market, the authors cover important issues ranging from athletes most at risk to the role of organized crime in sports doping, and whether sports governing bodies are enabling... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Niklas Luhmann is recognised as a major social theorist, and his treatise on the sociology of law is a classic text. For Luhmann, law provides the framework of the state, lawyers are the main human resource for the state, and legal theory provides the most suitable base from which to theorize on the nature of society. He explores the concept of law... more...