Law: Governance - Politics & International Relations

  • Human Rights and the Digital Divide book cover

    Human Rights and the Digital Divide

    1st Edition

    By Anne Peacock

    The Internet’s importance for freedom of expression and other rights comes in part from the ability it bestows on users to create and share information, rather than just receive it. Within the context of existing freedom of expression guarantees, this book critically evaluates the goal of bridging…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • International Law and Revolution book cover

    International Law and Revolution

    1st Edition

    By Owen Taylor

    This book explores the historical inter-relations between international law and revolution, with a focus on how international anti-capitalist struggle plays out through law. The book approaches the topic by analysing the meaning of revolution and what revolutionary activity might look like, before…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Social Participation in Water Governance and Management: Critical and Global Perspectives book cover

    Social Participation in Water Governance and Management

    Critical and Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate A. Berry, Eric Mollard

    Social participation in water management and governance recently became a reality in many economies and societies. Yet the dimensions in which power regulation, social equity and democracy-building are connected with participation have been only tangentially analyzed for the water sector.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Suiting Themselves: How Corporations Drive the Global Agenda book cover

    Suiting Themselves

    How Corporations Drive the Global Agenda, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Beder

    In this brilliantly researched expos 'communications Rottweiler' Sharon Beder blasts open the backrooms and boardrooms to reveal how the international corporate elite dictate global politics for their own benefit. Beder shows how they created business associations andthink tanks in the 1970s to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict: The governance of mineral and gas resource development book cover

    Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict

    The governance of mineral and gas resource development, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Kennedy

    Conflict over the extraction of coal and gas resources has rapidly escalated in communities throughout the world. Using an environmental justice lens, this multidisciplinary book explores cases of land use conflict through the lived experiences of communities grappling with such disputes. Drawing…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Vanishing Borders: Protecting the planet in the age of globalization book cover

    Vanishing Borders

    Protecting the planet in the age of globalization, 1st Edition

    By Hilary French

    The world is shrinking faster than ever. Goods, money, microbes, pollution, people and ideas are crossing boundaries ever more frequently. The implications for our future and for the health of the planet are profound. Vanishing Borders outlines the ecological challenges posed and then goes on to…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    The Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series

  • Grassroots Environmental Governance: Community engagements with industry book cover

    Grassroots Environmental Governance

    Community engagements with industry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leah S. Horowitz, Michael J. Watts

    Grassroots movements can pose serious challenges to both governments and corporations. However, grassroots actors possess a variety of motivations, and their visions of development may evolve in complex ways. Meanwhile, their relative powerlessness obliges them to forge an array of shifting…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • A Genealogy of the Torture Taboo book cover

    A Genealogy of the Torture Taboo

    1st Edition

    By Jamal Barnes

    This book examines the historical genealogy of the torture taboo. The dissonance between the absolute prohibition against torture and its widespread violation raises important questions about the torture taboo in world politics. Does the torture taboo matter? Or are political realists correct in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Drug Control and International Law book cover

    Drug Control and International Law

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Wisehart

    This book provides for an extensive legal analysis of the international drug control system in light of the growing challenges and criticism that this system faces. In the current debate on global drug policy, the central pillars of the international drug control system – the UN Drug Conventions as…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Comparing Environmental Risks: Tools for Setting Government Priorities book cover

    Comparing Environmental Risks

    Tools for Setting Government Priorities, 1st Edition

    By J. Clarence Davies

    The budgetary squeeze of the 1990s has made it obvious that the government cannot address every possible environmental problem. Comparative risk assessment (CRA) is increasingly advanced as the means for setting realistic priorities. RFF's Center for Risk Management commissioned background papers…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • The 2030 Spike: Countdown to Global Catastrophe book cover

    The 2030 Spike

    Countdown to Global Catastrophe, 1st Edition

    By Colin Mason

    The clock is relentlessly ticking! Our world teeters on a knife-edge between a peaceful and prosperous future for all, and a dark winter of death and destruction that threatens to smother the light of civilization. Within 30 years, in the 2030 decade, six powerful 'drivers' will converge with…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Disasters and the Small Dwelling: Perspectives for the UN IDNDR book cover

    Disasters and the Small Dwelling

    Perspectives for the UN IDNDR, 1st Edition

    By Yasemin Aysan

    Edited by Ian Davis

    This book contains the proceeding of the conferences on Disasters and the Small Dwelling, held at Oxford in September 1990. The 26 papers cover recent experiences of post-disaster shelter and housing provision, review what has been achieved, what needs disseminating and implementing, and assesses…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

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