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International Liability Regime for Biodiversity Damage: The Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol

by Akiho Shibata

The Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, adopted on 15 October 2010 in Nagoya, Japan, provides an international liability regime for biodiversity...


Constitutions and the Commons: The Impact of Federal Governance on Local, National, and Global Resource Management

by Blake Hudson

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...


International Climate Change Law and Policy: Cultural Legitimacy in Adaptation and Mitigation

by Thoko Kaime

Climate change poses fundamental and varied challenges to all communities across the globe. The adaptation and mitigation strategies proposed by governments and non-governmental organisations are likely to require...


Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context: Dialogues with James Tully

by Robert Nichols & Jakeet Singh

Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context: Dialogues with James Tully gathers leading thinkers from across the humanities and social sciences in a celebration of, and critical engagement with, the recent...


Critiquing Sustainability, Changing Philosophy

by Jenneth Parker

To increasing numbers of people, sustainability is the key challenge of the twenty-first century. In the many fields where it is a goal, persistent problems obstruct the efforts of those trying to make a difference....


Sovereignty and Liberty: A Study of the Foundations of Power

by Amnon Lev

The attitude we take to power is almost invariably one of distrust, never more so than when it claims to be sovereign. And yet, we have always been drawn to sovereignty. Out of fear or fascination, we accepted...


Your U.S. Citizenship Guide: What You Need to Know to Pass Your U.S. Citizenship Test: What You Need to Know to Pass Your U.S. Citizenship Test

by Anita Biase

Your U.S. Citizenship Guide is your total resource for becoming a United States citizen. You'll learn the eligibility rules, and find easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for the N-400 application form....


Marine Policy: An Introduction to Governance and International Law of the Oceans

by Mark Zacharias

This textbook provides the reader with a foundation in policy development and analysis and describes how policy, including legal mechanisms, is applied to marine environments around the world. It offers a systematic...


Desalination Engineering: Operation and Maintenance

by Nikolay Voutchkov

THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO DESALINATION PLANT OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE

This Water Environment Federation and WateReuse Association publication describes state-of-the art operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting...


The Poisoning of an American High School

by Joy Horowitz

If it can happen in Beverly Hills, it can happen anywhere

The Poisoning of an American High School is a feat of investigative reportage and the product of four years of research by award-winning journalist Joy...


Contemporary Housing Issues in a Globalized World

by Padraic Kenna

The globalization of housing finance led to the global financial crisis, which has created new barriers to adequate and affordable housing. It presents major challenges for current housing law and policy, as...


Practising Critical Reflection to Develop Emancipatory Change: Challenging the Legal Response to Sexual Assault

by Christine Morley

Overwhelmingly, critical practitioners working across a range of human service fields, who are committed to emancipatory and progressive social change ideals, report feeling powerless, alienated from the means...


In Search of Common Ground on Abortion: From Culture War to Reproductive Justice

by Robin West, Justin Murray & Meredith Esser

This book brings together academics, legal practitioners and activists with a wide range of pro-choice, pro-life and other views to explore the possibilities for cultural, philosophical, moral and political...


Wild Law - In Practice

by Michelle Maloney & Peter Burdon

Wild Law - In Practice aims to facilitate the transition of Earth Jurisprudence from theory into practice. Earth Jurisprudence is an emerging philosophy of law, coined by cultural historian and geologian Thomas...


Modern Land Law

by Martin Dixon

Modern Land Law offers a lively and thought-provoking account of a subject that remains at the heart of our legal system. Dispelling any apprehension about the subject's formidability from the outset, this compact...


Albie Sachs and Transformation in South Africa: From Revolutionary Activist to Constitutional Court Judge

by Drucilla Cornell, Karin van Marle & Albie Sachs

Many critical theorists talk and write about the day after the revolution, but few have actually participated in the constitution of a revolutionary government. Emeritus Justice Albie Sachs was a freedom fighter...


The Affordable Care Act Decision: Philosophical and Legal Implications

by Fritz Allhoff & Mark Hall

Interest in NFIB v. Sebelius has been extraordinarily high, from as soon as the legislation was passed, through lower court rulings, the Supreme Court's grant of certiorari, and the decision itself, both for...


American Indian Constitutional Reform and the Rebuilding of Native Nations

by Eric D. Lemont

Since 1975, when the U.S. government adopted a policy of self-determination for American Indian nations, a large number of the 562 federally recognized nations have seized the opportunity to govern themselves...


The Global Environment and International Law

by Joseph F. C. DiMento

International law has become the key arena for protecting the global environment. Since the 1970s, literally hundreds of international treaties, protocols, conventions, and rules under customary law have been...


Legal Interpretation in International Commercial Arbitration

by Joanna Jemielniak

This book fills a gap in legal academic study and practice in International Commercial Arbitration (ICA) by offering an in-depth analysis on legal discourse and interpretation. Written by a specialist in international...