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  • Studies in Law, Politics and Societyby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 118.99

    Presents articles by an interdisciplinary group of scholars in social sciences, humanities, and the law. In this volume, the scholars examine the nature of family and the intersection of family and law, the way contexts shape legal actors, and the nature of rights and resistance. more...

  • Studies in Law, Politics, and Societyby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 123.99

    Presents a diverse array of articles by an interdisciplinary group of scholars. This work covers political science, policy studies, and law. Divided into two parts - conflict, violence, and legal processes; and deciding cases, charting progress - it focuses on the sources of conflict and violence as well as law's response to both. more...

  • Crisis, Complexity and Conflictby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 130.99

    Many economic issues that touch the life of millions of people are more complex than most people thought. From the US financial crisis to regional cooperation, from the oil price shock to climate change, policy conflicts are abound. This book argues that understanding the nature and intensity of trade-offs is a key to resolving the conflicts. more...

  • 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...

  • Studies in Law, Politics, and Societyby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 127.99

    Rights and rights talk have a long and storied history and have occupied a crucial place in the ideology of liberal legalism. With the development of Critical Legal Studies in the 1970s and 80s, rights were subject to extensive critique. This work takes stock of the field, charts its progress and points the way for its future development. 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...

  • Trade Imbalanceby Susan Ariel Aaronson; Jamie M. Zimmerman

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 37.00

    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

    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...