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  • Internationaler Kulturgüterschutz 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...

  • Decolonisation of Legal Knowledgeby Amita Dhanda; Archana Parashar

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00

    First published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...

  • Linguistic Justiceby Jacqueline Mowbray

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 92.99

    Globalisation and migration are producing societies of increasing linguistic diversity. At the same time, English is achieving unprecedented global dominance, smaller languages are becoming 'extinct' at an alarming rate, and ethnic tensions in countries from Belgium to Tibet continue to centre on questions of language. Against this background,... more...

  • Law and Intersystemic Communicationby Alberto Febbrajo; Gorm Harste

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95

    This volume provides an overview of current perspectives on socio-legal studies with particular attention focused on the concept of 'structural coupling'. The first part of the book presents a reconstruction of theoretical tendencies in the field of socio-legal studies, characterised by the emergence of a transnational model of legal systems... more...

  • Law and Sport in Contemporary Societyby Steven Greenfield; Guy Osborn

    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...

  • Intangible Cultural Heritage in International Lawby Lucas Lixinski

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 378.00

    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...

  • Soziologische Theorien kompaktby Martin Endreß

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2013; US$ 694.00

    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...

  • Social and Legal Normsby Matthias Baier

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 144.95

    This book offers empirical and theoretical research in the field of social and legal norms and provides inspiration for future debate and research in terms of internationalization and cross-national comparative studies. It presents a consistent picture of empirical research in different social and organizational areas and deepens the theoretical understanding... more...

  • The Sports Doping Marketby Letizia Paoli; Alessandro Donati

    Springer 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 the... more...