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  • Governing Shale Gas

    Development, Citizen Participation and Decision Making in the US, Canada, Australia and Europe

    By John Whitton, Matthew Cotton, Kathy Brasier

    Shale energy development is an issue of global importance. The number of reserves globally, and their potential economic return, has increased dramatically in the past decade. Questions abound, however, about the appropriate governance systems to manage the risks of unconventional oil and gas…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • The Politics of Industrial Agriculture

    By Tracey Clunies-Ross, Nicholas Hildyard

    In the last forty years, agriculture in the industrialised countries has undergone a revolution. That has dramatically increased yields, but it has also led to extensive rural depopulation; widespread degradation of the environment; contamination of food with agrochemicals and bacteria; more…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Vanishing Borders

    Protecting the planet in the age of globalization

    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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    The Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series

  • Plantation Politics

    Forest plantations in development

    By Caroline Sargent, Stephen Bass

    Plantations are playing an increasingly important part in the development and the economies of the South. Plantation Politics is the first book to examine their rationale and purpose, exposing the misconceptions and myths that have surrounded their role, and describing the contribution they can…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • The Rule of Unwritten International Law

    Customary Law, General Principles, and World Order

    By Peter Staubach

    This book seeks to re-appreciate the concept of customary international law as a form of spontaneous societal self-organisation, and to develop the methodological consequences that ensue from this conception for the practice of its application. In pursuing this aim, the author draws from three…

    Hardback – 2018-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The International Criminal Court and Nigeria

    Implementing the Complementarity Principle of the Rome Statute

    By Muyiwa Adigun

    If Nigeria fails to prosecute the crimes recognised under the Rome Statute, then the International Criminal Court (ICC) will intervene. The ICC is only expected to complement the criminal justice system in Nigeria and is not a court of first instance, but one of last resort. This is what is known…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The UN Security Council and Domestic Actors

    Distance in international law

    By Machiko Kanetake

    This book analyses the exercise of authority by the UN Security Council and its subsidiary organs over individuals. The UN Security Council was created in 1945 as an outcome of World War II under the predominant assumption that it exercises its authority against states. Under this assumption, the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Third World Approaches to International Law

    On Praxis and the Intellectual

    Edited by Usha Natarajan, John Reynolds, Amar Bhatia, Sujith Xavier

    This book addresses the themes of praxis and the role of international lawyers as intellectuals and political actors engaging with questions of justice for Third World peoples. The book brings together 12 contributions from a total of 15 scholars working in the TWAIL (Third World Approaches to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • An Introduction to Sustainable Transportation

    Policy, Planning and Implementation, 2nd Edition

    By Preston L Schiller, Jeffrey R Kenworthy

    Cities around the globe struggle to create better and more equitable access to important destinations and services, all the while reducing the energy consumption and environmental impacts of mobility. An Introduction to Sustainable Transportation illustrates a new planning paradigm for sustainable…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

  • The UN Watercourses Convention in Force

    Strengthening International Law for Transboundary Water Management

    Edited by Flavia Rocha Loures, Alistair Rieu-Clarke

    At the UN General Assembly in 1997, an overwhelming majority of States voted for the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses – a global overarching framework governing the rights and duties of States sharing freshwater systems.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    RFF Press

  • Water Rights and Social Justice in the Mekong Region

    Edited by Kate Lazarus, Bernadette P. Resurreccion, Nga Dao, Nathan Badenoch

    The Mekong Region has come to represent many of the important water governance challenges faced more broadly by the mainland Southeast Asian region. This book focuses on the complex nature of water rights and social justice in the Mekong region. The chapters delve into the diverse social, political…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

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