Law: Public International Law

  • Governing a Common Sea: Environmental Policies in the Baltic Sea Region book cover

    Governing a Common Sea

    Environmental Policies in the Baltic Sea Region, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marko Joas, Detlef Jahn, Kristine Kern

    �This is a very welcome volume, and it will reach a large audience and readership among those involved in these issues from a truly multidisciplinary perspective; in essence, a much needed book!� Erik Bonsdorff, professor of marine biology at �bo Akademi University, Finland �This timely volume…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Unnatural Selection: The Challenges of Engineering Tomorrow's People book cover

    Unnatural Selection

    The Challenges of Engineering Tomorrow's People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Healey, Steve Rayner

    With ever-advancing scientific understanding and technological capabilities, humanity stands on the brink of the potential next stage of evolution: evolution engineered by us. Nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science offer the possibility to enhance human…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Contested Waterscapes in the Mekong Region: Hydropower, Livelihoods and Governance book cover

    Contested Waterscapes in the Mekong Region

    Hydropower, Livelihoods and Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francois Molle, Tira Foran, Mira Kakonen

    The catchment area of the Mekong River and its tributaries extends from China, through Burma/Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and to Vietnam. The water resources of the Mekong region - from the Irrawaddy and Nu-Salween in the west, across the Chao Phraya to the Lancang-Mekong and Red River in the…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge

  • Asian Approaches to International Law and the Legacy of Colonialism: The Law of the Sea, Territorial Disputes and International Dispute Settlement book cover

    Asian Approaches to International Law and the Legacy of Colonialism

    The Law of the Sea, Territorial Disputes and International Dispute Settlement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jin-Hyun Paik, Seok-Woo Lee, Kevin Y. L. Tan

    The chapters in this volume address international legal issues impacted by the legacy of the Asian region’s historical experience with colonialism and its current standing in the international system. This volume provides a perspective on these issues from Asian legal scholars who have embarked on…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Philosophy of Social Science: A Contemporary Introduction book cover

    Philosophy of Social Science

    A Contemporary Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Mark Risjord

    The Philosophy of Social Science: A Contemporary Introduction examines the perennial questions of philosophy by engaging with the empirical study of society. The book offers a comprehensive overview of debates in the field, with special attention to questions arising from new research programs in…

    Paperback – 2014-05-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • Implementing the Precautionary Principle: Approaches from the Nordic Countries, EU and USA book cover

    Implementing the Precautionary Principle

    Approaches from the Nordic Countries, EU and USA, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-04-14
    Routledge

  • Trust in Cooperative Risk Management: Uncertainty and Scepticism in the Public Mind book cover

    Trust in Cooperative Risk Management

    Uncertainty and Scepticism in the Public Mind, 1st Edition

    By Timothy C. Earle

    Edited by Michael Siegrist, Heinz Gutscher

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-04-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • The Community Planning Handbook: How People Can Shape Their Cities, Towns and Villages in Any Part of the World book cover

    The Community Planning Handbook

    How People Can Shape Their Cities, Towns and Villages in Any Part of the World, 2nd Edition

    By Nick Wates

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-04-07
    Routledge
    Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

  • Planetary Economics: Energy, climate change and the three domains of sustainable development book cover

    Planetary Economics

    Energy, climate change and the three domains of sustainable development, 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-03-19
    Routledge

  • A Theory of Intergenerational Justice book cover

    A Theory of Intergenerational Justice

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-03-14
    Routledge

  • Urban Access for the 21st Century: Finance and Governance Models for Transport Infrastructure book cover

    Urban Access for the 21st Century

    Finance and Governance Models for Transport Infrastructure, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elliott D. Sclar, Måns Lönnroth, Christian Wolmar

    This book sets out a road map for the provision of urban access for all. For most of the last century cities have followed a path of dependency on car dominated urban transport favouring the middle classes. Urban Access for the 21st Century seeks to change this. Policies need to be more inclusive…

    Paperback – 2014-02-26
    Routledge

  • Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding book cover

    Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    1st Edition

    Edited by Erika Weinthal, Jessica J. Troell, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Water is a basic human need, and despite predictions of "water wars," shared waters have proven to be the natural resource with the greatest potential for interstate cooperation and local confidence building. Indeed, water management plays a singularly important role in rebuilding trust after…

    Paperback – 2014-02-24
    Routledge
    Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

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