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  • Regulation and Public Interestsby Steven P. Croley

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 46.00 US$ 41.86

    Not since the 1960s have U.S. politicians, Republican or Democrat, campaigned on platforms defending big government, much less the use of regulation to help solve social ills. And since the late 1970s, "deregulation" has become perhaps the most ubiquitous political catchword of all. This book takes on the critics of government regulation. Providing... 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...

  • Flag State Responsibilityby John N. K. Mansell

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 153.54

    This history covers the development of tonnage, ship registration, classification societies, national and international law for flag State responsibility as well as the rise of non-traditional flag States and classification societies over the past 50 years. more...

  • Medizin und Haftungby Hans-Jürgen Ahrens; Christian Bar; Gerfried Fischer; Andreas Spickhoff; Jochen Taupitz

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 129.03

    Juristen, Mediziner, Pharmazeuten und versicherungsrechtlich Interessierte finden in diesem Werk ein Kompendium, das die ganze Bandbreite des Medizin- und Haftungsrechts erfasst. Versicherungsrechtliche Problemstellungen und weitere Grundfragen des Privatrechts sind gleichfalls mit einbezogen. Hochkarätige Autoren aus den Bereichen der Jurisprudenz... more...

  • The World Trade Organization and Trade in Servicesby Kern Alexander; Mads Andenas

    BRILL 2008; US$ 382.00

    The World Trade Organisation plays the primary role in regulating international trade in goods, services and intellectual property. Traditionally, international trade law and regulation has been analysed primarily from the trade-in-goods perspective. Services are becoming an important competence for the WTO. The institutional, legal and regulatory... more...

  • Law and Politics in Ocean Governanceby Geir Hønneland

    BRILL 2005; US$ 126.00

    The UN Fish Stocks Agreement was an effort to curb rising conflicts and unilateral actions regarding the rights and duties of States to exploit and manage straddling and highly migratory fish stocks.This volume explores how these commitments are acted upon by States in a selection of regional fisheries management regimes, covering fisheries from the... more...

  • Reconciling Environment and Tradeby Edith Brown Weiss; John Jackson; Nathalie Bernasconi-Osterwalder

    BRILL 2008; US$ 222.00

    The volume focuses on five cases, all of which remain cornerstone trade-environment cases of the WTO. The subject matter of these cases reflects five basic issues in the clash between trade and the environment: public health, air pollution/ozone depletion, food safety, destruction of endangered species, and biosafety. These five issues surface dramatically... 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...

  • WTO - Trade in Servicesby Rüdiger Wolfrum; Peter-Tobias Stoll; Clemens Feinäugle

    BRILL 2008; US$ 189.00

    This volume will be a valuable reference tool for the WTO community as a whole, as well as for professionals and researchers, who deal with one of the sectors concerned, e.g. financial services and telecommunications. more...

  • The Intersection of International Law, Agricultural Biotechnology, and Infectious Diseaseby Meredith T. Mariani

    BRILL 2007; US$ 132.00

    The Intersection of International Law, Agricultural Biotechnology, and Infectious Disease examines legal frameworks and perspectives for infectious disease and GMOs and argues for a more connective approach for future regulation. more...