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  • Cultural Human Rightsby Francesco Francioni; Martin Scheinin

    BRILL 2008; US$ 177.00

    What is the relationship between culture and human rights? What precise obligations do cultural rights pose upon states or other actors in international law, or for the international community as a whole? This book analyses these dilemmas and assesses the impact that they have on the development of a coherent category of cultural human rights. more...

  • The Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritageby Sarah Dromgoole

    BRILL 2006; US$ 225.00

    Comprises a collection of sixteen national perspectives on law, policy and practice in respect of the underwater cultural heritage, written in light of the UNESCO Convention 2001. This volume features essays which provide an account of the legal position in each jurisdiction, as well as considering the impact that the 2001 Convention is having. more...

  • Biocides in Plasticsby Dean Nichols

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2004; US$ 153.00

    This Rapra Review Report examines the use of biocides in plastics with reference to material types and application requirements. The commonly available biocides are reviewed and details of their strengths and weaknesses are provided. The author reviews the frequently used test methods for fungi and bacteria, and, in an everchanging regulatory environment,... more...

  • Law and Social Changeby Sharyn L Roach Anleu

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 58.95

    This major new textbook provides a clear and comprehensive guide to the sociology of law, surveying current theoretical debates and examining socio-legal research. Exploring the relationship between the law and other aspects of social life, it goes beyond a discussion of contemporary institutions, focusing on broad and general patterns grounded... more...

  • Interdisciplinary Legal Studiesby Austin Sarat

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 124.95

    This volume of "Studies in Law, Politics, and Society" brings together research by graduate students from universities in the United States and the United Kingdom. The work of these students was singled out by their teachers and advisors as showing unusual promise and marking out directions for the next generation of interdisciplinary legal... more...

  • Invitation to Law and Societyby Kitty Calavita

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 15.00

    Law and Society is a rapidly-growing interdisciplinary field that turns on its head the conventional, idealized view of the “Law” as a magisterial abstraction. Kitty Calavita’s Invitation to Law and Society brilliantly brings to life the ways in which law shapes and manifests itself in the institutions and interactions of human... more...

  • Is Eating People Wrong?by Allan C. Hutchinson

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 22.00

    This book explores the consequences of eight exemplary cases around which the common law developed to reveal the diverse and uncoordinated attempts by the courts to adapt the law to changing conditions. more...

  • Legal & Financial Aspects of Architectural Conservationby Marc Denhez; Stephen Dennis

    Dundurn 1997; US$ 11.99

    In this international study, 18 experts from 10 countries describe the legal challenges and solutions related to heritage property. more...

  • Protecting Cultural Property in Armed Conflictby Nout van Woudenberg; Liesbeth Lijnzaad

    BRILL 2010; US$ 121.00

    In 2009 it was ten years since the adoption of the Second Protocol to the Hague Convention of 1954 for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of an Armed Conflict. To celebrate this anniversary, a variety of contributions, focusing on the legal and cultural aspects of the Protocol are presented by Van Woudenberg and Lijnzaad. The innovative... more...

  • The Oceans in the Nuclear Ageby David D. Caron; Harry N. Scheiber

    BRILL 2009; US$ 296.00

    Ocean affairs are deeply woven into the history of the nuclear age. Ranging from wastes to security, this study frames the complex relationships between the oceans and the nuclear age and illuminates patterns of impact and response in ocean law. more...