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New and Published Books

  1. Gender in Refugee Law

    From the Margins to the Centre

    Edited by Efrat Arbel, Catherine Dauvergne, Jenni Millbank

    Series: Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

    Questions of gender have strongly influenced the development of international refugee law over the last few decades. This volume assesses the progress toward appropriate recognition of gender-related persecution in refugee law. It documents the advances made following intense advocacy around the...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Implementing the Precautionary Principle

    Approaches from the Nordic Countries, EU and USA

    Edited by Nicolas de Sadeleer

    From fisheries to persistent organic pollutants to climate change itself, no other environmental principle in environmental law has produced as much controversy as the precautionary principle. Unlike a preventive approach in which action is taken provided that the threats to the environment are...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Trust in Cooperative Risk Management

    Uncertainty and Scepticism in the Public Mind

    By Timothy C. Earle

    Edited by Michael Siegrist, Heinz Gutscher

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Trust is an important factor in risk management, affecting judgements of risk and benefit, technology acceptance and other forms of cooperation. In this book the world?s leading risk researchers explore all aspects of trust as it relates to risk management and communication. Drawing on a wide...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Community Planning Handbook

    How people can shape their cities, towns & villages in any part of the world, 2nd Edition

    By Nick Wates

    Series: Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

    Growing numbers of residents are getting involved with professionals in shaping their local environment, and there is now a powerful menu of tools available, from design workshops to electronic maps. The Community Planning Handbook is the essential starting point for all those involved: planners...

    Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Planetary Economics

    Energy, climate change and the three domains of sustainable development

    By Michael Grubb

    How well do our assumptions about the global challenges of energy, environment and economic development fit the facts? Energy prices have varied hugely between countries and over time, yet the share of national income spent on energy has remained surprisingly constant. The foundational...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. International Climate Change Law and Policy

    Cultural Legitimacy in Adaptation and Mitigation

    Edited by Thoko Kaime

    Series: Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

    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 radical and fundamental shifts in socio-political structures, technological and...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 manage its domestic natural resources. Furthermore it considers how far the constitution...

    Published March 17th 2014 by RFF Press

  8. A Theory of Intergenerational Justice

    By Joerg Chet Tremmel

    The appeal to 'our obligations to future generations' is one of the most forceful, emotional and effective arguments available to politicians and citizens and is the cornerstone of all modern policies aimed at sustainable development. Yet, the exact nature and extent of these obligations are...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Nomadic Peoples and Human Rights

    By Jérémie Gilbert

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    Although nomadic peoples are scattered worldwide and have highly heterogeneous lifestyles, they face similar threats to their mobile livelihood and survival. Commonly, nomadic peoples are facing pressure from the predominant sedentary world over mobility, land rights, water resources, access to...

    Published March 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Human Rights Law in Europe

    The Influence, Overlaps and Contradictions of the EU and the ECHR

    Edited by Kanstantsin Dzehtsiarou, Theodore Konstadinides, Tobias Lock, Noreen O'Meara

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    This book provides analysis and critique of the dual protection of human rights in Europe by assessing the developing legal relationship between the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). The book offers a comprehensive consideration of the...

    Published March 12th 2014 by Routledge