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  • Rights of Passageby Nicholas Blomley

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95

    Rights of Passage: Sidewalks and the Regulation of Public Flow documents a powerful and under-researched form of urban governance that focuses on pedestrian flow. This logic, which Nicholas Blomley terms 'pedestrianism', values public space not in terms of its aesthetic merits, or its success in promoting public citizenship and democracy. Rather,... more...

  • Constitutions and the Commonsby Blake Hudson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Constitutions and the Commons looks at a critical but little examined issue of the degree to which the federal constitution of a nation contributes toward or limits the ability of the national government to manage its domestic natural resources. Furthermore it considers how far the constitution facilitates the binding of constituent states, provinces or... more...

  • Marine Environmental Governanceby Erika Techera

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Marine Environmental Governance: From International Law to Local Practice considers the relationship between international environmental law and community-based management of marine areas. Focusing on small island states, in which indigenous populations have to a large extent continued to maintain traditional lifestyles, this book takes up the question... more...

  • Romancing the Tomesby Margaret Thornton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 77.95

    This provocative collection of essays by scholars from the UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand explores the uneasy relationship between law and popular culture from a feminist perspective. The essays not only consider the representation of law in popular culture, including film, crime fiction and the media, but also the representation of popular... more...

  • Using the Building Regulations: Administrative Proceduresby Mike Billington

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 65.95

    As the Building Regulations and Approved Documents have become more and more complex, they have become increasingly unfriendly for a professional user. Compliance is only possible by understanding a wide range of supporting documentation. Alternative approaches are implied, but not described or analysed. This series of books on individual Documents... more...

  • Using the Building Regulations: Part M Accessby Melanie Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 65.95

    This informative book takes the practitioner through the requirements for Part M of the Building Regulations, explaining and expanding the guidance given in the Approved Document, and comparing the advice in BS83000 and other relevant publications. Access statements are demystified, and the implications for the building in use under the Disability... more...

  • The Evolution of the Law and Politics of Waterby Joseph W. Dellapenna; Gupta Joyeeta

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 183.45

    This volume presents an overview of global trends in water law and policy and assesses current global water governance. It identifies the key research questions for water law and policy while providing an overview of the current global water governance regime. more...

  • Liquid Relationsby Dik Roth; Rutgerd Boelens; Margreet Zwarteveen

    Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 33.95

    Water management plays an increasingly critical role in national and international policy agendas. Growing scarcity, overuse, and pollution, combined with burgeoning demand, have made socio-political and economic conflicts almost unavoidable. Proposals to address water shortages are usually based on two key assumptions: (1) water is a commodity that... more...

  • Fresh Water in International Lawby Laurence Boisson de Chazournes

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 41.99

    Fresh water is an environmental, economic, social, and cultural commodity. This book provides a thorough assessment of its protection, management, and uses in international law. It explores the international, regional, and national regulatory frameworks that make up the international legal regime regulating fresh water. more...

  • Implementing Adaptation Strategies by Legal, Economic and Planning Instruments on Climate Changeby Eike Albrecht; Michael Schmidt; Magdalena Mißler-Behr; Simon P. N. Spyra

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 122.30

    The causes and effects of climate change are just as varied as the proposed solutions and approaches for dealing with the problem. Given the global character of climate change, comprehensive global cooperation is called for that leads to effective and appropriate international action in accordance with the respective responsibilities. These will inevitably... more...