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  • Inclusion and Exclusion in Competitive Sportby Seema Patel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Society is obsessed with categorising and treating individuals and groups according to their physical and non-physical differences, such as sex, gender, disability and race. This treatment can lead to the inclusion or exclusion of an individual from the tangible and intangible benefits of society. Where this practice becomes discriminatory, legal... more...

  • Intangible Cultural Heritage in International Lawby Lucas Lixinski

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 134.99

    This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the legal issues around intangible cultural heritage (also known as traditional cultural expressions or folklore). It explores both institutional and substantive responses the law offers to the safeguarding of intangible heritage, relying heavily on critiques internal and external to the law. These external... more...

  • Intellectual Property in New Zealand: A User's Guide to Copyright, Patents, Trade Marks and Moreby Paul Sumpter

    Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 21.86

    A handy introduction to copyright, patents, trade marks and other key elements of IP. From small businesses filing patents to designers protecting their copyright, from a gas station seeing its logo ripped off by a competitor to a blogger posting photographs, New Zealanders encounter intellectual property every day. Sometimes they need to call a lawyer.... 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...

  • International Law and the Protection of Cultural Heritageby Craig Forrest

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The world?s cultural heritage is under threat from war, illicit trafficking, social and economic upheaval, unregulated excavation and neglect. Over a period of almost fifty years, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation has adopted five international conventions that attempt to protect this cultural heritage. This book... more...

  • Internationale Vorgaben zum KulturgŁterschutz und ihre Umsetzung in Deutschlandby Solveig Rietschel

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 140.00

    Following an introduction to the development of cultural property protection and a definition of terms, this work addresses international and European provisions in order to provide an overview of the current instruments and regulatory options relating to cultural property protection. An analysis of the legal position in the Federal Republic... more...

  • Internationaler KulturgŁterschutz nach der UNIDROIT-Konventionby Bettina Thorn

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 196.00

    Due to their uniqueness cultural assets require a particular protection which must not only be implemented through financial and actual resources but also through the legal process. This work presents the possibility of legal protection of cultural assets using the UNIDROIT Convention on stolen or unlawfully executed cultural assets of 24.06.1995.... more...

  • Introduction to International and European Sports Lawby Robert C.R. Siekmann

    T.M.C. Asser Press 2012; US$ 179.00

    The book is an introduction to sports law, in particular International (worldwide) and European (EU) sports law. The chapters are all put in the perspective of the innovative sports law doctrine that is developed and presented in the opening chapter on what sports law is. After a general coverage of the core concept of ?sport specificity? (that is... 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 society, while inviting... more...

  • Is Eating People Wrong?by Allan C. Hutchinson

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 24.00

    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...