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  1. State Governance of Mining, Development and Sustainability

    State Governance of Mining, Development and Sustainability

    Tracy-Lynn Field
    States in mineral-rich jurisdictions must promote mining as a development industry just as they must protect people and environment from the worst excesses of extractivism. State Governance of Mining, Development and Sustainability explores how the State’s role in facilitating a developmental and sustainable mining industry has been defined. In doing so, this astute book considers the impact of the polices and laws of mineral-rich States themselves, multilateral international governance institutions, industry associations, and environmental justice advocates in the areas of property relations, mineral taxation, environmental management and mine closure. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  2. Designing Effective Legislation

    Designing Effective Legislation

    Maria Mousmouti
    What is effective legislation? Is it a matter of intuition, luck or the result of evidence based law making? Can it be consciously ‘engineered’? This book advances the novel idea that legislative effectiveness is the result of complex ‘mechanics’ in the conceptualisation, design and drafting of four elements inherent in every law: purpose, content, context and results. It concludes that effectiveness can be achieved with conceptual and methodological insights that guide the specific choices of lawmakers when designing and drafting legislation. Learn More
    August 2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  3. The Regulation of E-cigarettes

    The Regulation of E-cigarettes

    Edited by Lukasz Gruszczynski
    Combining the insights of leading legal scholars and public health experts, this unique book analyses the various legal problems that are emerging at different levels of governance (international, European and national) in the context of the regulation of e-cigarettes. The expert authors assess in depth the possible application of the precautionary and harm reduction principles in this area, examine the legal constraints imposed on states by international and European rules, as well as the regulatory approaches currently in place in selected national jurisdictions. Learn More
    August 2019   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  4. Sustainable Trade, Investment and Finance

    Sustainable Trade, Investment and Finance

    Edited by Clair Gammage, Tonia Novitz
    Sustainable development remains a high priority in international politics, as governments seek new methods of managing the consumption of resources while maintaining national economic growth. This timely book explores how the contours and facets of sustainability shape international laws and regulations that govern trade, investment and finance.' Learn More
    July 2019   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  5. Parliamentary Cooperation and Diplomacy in EU External Relations

    Parliamentary Cooperation and Diplomacy in EU External Relations

    Edited by Kolja Raube, Meltem Müftüler-Baç, Jan Wouters
    In today’s increasingly complex and interdependent world, the role of parliaments in external affairs remains a relatively under explored topic of research. The multiple patterns of global governance are mostly dominated by the executive branches of government, with parliaments relegated to the sidelines. This insightful book aims to challenge this dominant perspective and demonstrate the increased networking of parliaments both within the EU and with external actors outside the EU. It not only sheds light on EU parliamentary cooperation and networking, but also reveals the growing scope and role of parliamentary scrutiny, control and conflict mediation. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 205.00   Web: $ 184.50
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  6. Blockchains, Smart Contracts, Decentralised Autonomous Organisations and the Law

    Blockchains, Smart Contracts, Decentralised Autonomous Organisations and the Law

    Edited by Daniel Kraus, Thierry Obrist, Olivier Hari
    The growth of Blockchain technology presents a number of legal questions for lawyers, regulators and industry participants alike. Primarily, regulators must allow Blockchain technology to develop whilst also ensuring it is not being abused. This book addresses the challenges posed by various applications of Blockchain technology, such as cryptocurrencies, smart contracts and initial coin offerings, across different fields of law. Contributors explore whether the problems posed by Blockchain and its applications can be addressed within the present legal system or whether significant rethinking is required. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  7. Global Genes, Local Concerns

    Global Genes, Local Concerns

    Edited by Timo Minssen, Janne R Herrmann, Jens Schovsbo
    With interdisciplinary chapters written by lawyers, sociologists, doctors and biobank practitioners, Global Genes, Local Concerns identifies and discusses the most pressing issues in contemporary biobanking. Addressing pressing questions such as how do national biobanks best contribute to translational research and how could academic and industrial exploitation, ownership and IPR issues be addressed and facilitated, this book contributes to the continued development of international biobanking by highlighting and analysing the complexities in this important area of research. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  8. Generic Top-Level Domains

    Generic Top-Level Domains

    Tobias Mahler
    This topical book examines the regulatory framework for introducing generic Top-Level Domains on the Internet. Drawn up by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), these rules form part of a growing body of transnational private regulation, complementing national and international law. The book elucidates and discusses how ICANN has tackled a diverse set of economic and regulatory issues, including competition, consumer protection, property rights, procedural fairness, and the resolution of disputes. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  9. The Governance of Credit Rating Agencies

    The Governance of Credit Rating Agencies

    Andrea Miglionico
    The global crisis revealed that credit rating agencies (CRAs) are capable of bringing about potential distortions in the financial sector, thereby resulting in a reduction in market confidence which, in turn, influences negotiations and expectations. CRAs need to be held accountable for lack of transparency and inaccurate ratings, however the existing regulatory framework does not secure adequate investor protection. This book provides a new and important contribution to research in the area, at a crucial time in the debate around financial regulation and investment regimes. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 230.00   Web: $ 207.00
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  10. Food Loss and Food Waste

    Food Loss and Food Waste

    Michael Blakeney
    Global food insecurity is a growing issue. At a time when the world’s population is increasing and agricultural production is challenged by climate change, it is estimated that around a third of the food produced globally is lost or wasted. This book examines the problem of food loss and waste (FLW) and the policies that could be enacted to remedy this fundamental global concern. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  11. The Commons and a New Global Governance

    The Commons and a New Global Governance

    Edited by Samuel Cogolati, Jan Wouters
    Given the new-found importance of the commons in current political discourse, it has become increasingly necessary to explore the democratic, institutional, and legal implications of the commons for global governance today. This book analyses and explores the ground-breaking model of the commons and its relation to these debates. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  12. International Regulation of Non-Military Drones

    International Regulation of Non-Military Drones

    Anna Masutti, Filippo Tomasello
    The increasing civilian use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UASs) is not yet associated with a comprehensive regulatory framework, however new rules are rapidly emerging which aim to address this shortfall. This insightful book offers a thorough examination of the most up-to-date developments, and considers potential ways to address the various concerns surrounding the use of UASs in relation to safety, security, privacy and liability. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  13. The Scales of Weighing Regulatory Costs

    The Scales of Weighing Regulatory Costs

    Jamison E. Colburn
    This book examines the calculation and evaluation of regulatory costs by regulators in accordance with a legislative mandate. A serious limitation in that enterprise, the possibility of technological change and innovation, often compromises those efforts and has long been under-appreciated in standard ‘cost-benefit analysis.’ Regulators who study the inducement of innovation and the avoidance of regulatory costs by the regulated often find significant cost-saving opportunities, leading to more stringent and more effective risk governance. Ultimately, the weighing of costs in this more elaborate model is more than simple welfare maximization. It views regulatory costs as important to society for a range of reasons, some grounded in fairness and some in deliberative process values, as a society seeks to minimize all costs over time. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  14. Forensic Science Evidence and Expert Witness Testimony

    Forensic Science Evidence and Expert Witness Testimony

    Edited by Paul Roberts, Michael Stockdale
    Forensic science evidence plays a pivotal role in modern criminal proceedings. Yet such evidence poses intense practical and theoretical challenges. It can be unreliable or misleading and has been associated with miscarriages of justice. In this original and insightful book, a global team of prominent scholars and practitioners explore the contemporary challenges of forensic science evidence and expert witness testimony from a variety of theoretical, practical and jurisdictional perspectives. Chapters encompass the institutional organisation of forensic science, its procedural regulation, evaluation and reform, and brim with comparative insight. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 185.00   Web: $ 166.50
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  15. From Chasing Violations to Managing Risks

    From Chasing Violations to Managing Risks

    Florentin Blanc
    Florentin Blanc focuses specifically on regulatory inspections and enforcement, their historical development, contrasted approaches and methods, and their relative effectiveness in achieving regulatory objectives. Inspections aimed at verifying compliance with regulations are one of the most significant activities of modern states in terms of the number of staff employed or of people affected, and one of the most visible ones – but have long remained relatively under-researched, or at least not considered "as such". Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  16. Regulating Financial Derivatives

    Regulating Financial Derivatives

    Alexandra G. Balmer
    This book puts forward a holistic approach to post-crisis derivatives regulation, providing insight into how new regulation has dealt with the risk that OTC derivatives pose to financial stability. It discusses the implications that post crisis regulation has had on central counterparties and the risk associated with clearing of OTC derivatives. The author offers a novel solution to tackle the potential negative externalities from the failure of a central counterparty and identifies potential new risks arising from post crisis reforms. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  17. Outsourcing the Law

    Outsourcing the Law

    Pauline Westerman
    Not only can services such as cleaning and catering be outsourced, but also governmental tasks such as making, applying and enforcing the law. Outsourcing the law is usually recommended for its cost-efficiency, flexibility, higher rates of compliance and its promise of deregulation. However, lawmaking is not the same as cleaning and rules are more than just tools to achieve aims. In this timely book, Pauline Westerman analyses this outsourcing from a philosophical perspective. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  18. Regulation of Synthetic Biology

    Regulation of Synthetic Biology

    Alison McLennan
    This book explores the interplay between regulation and emerging technologies in the context of synthetic biology, a developing field that promises great benefits, and has already yielded fuels and medicines made with designer micro-organisms. For all its promise, however, it also poses various risks. Investigating the distinctiveness of synthetic biology and the regulatory issues that arise, Alison McLennan questions whether synthetic biology can be regulated within existing structures or whether new mechanisms are needed. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  19. Gambling Regulation and Vulnerability

    Gambling Regulation and Vulnerability

    Malgorzata A. Carran
    Since the UK Gambling Act of 2005 was introduced, gambling has stopped being seen, politically and legally as an inherent vice and is now viewed as a legitimate form of entertainment. Gambling Regulation and Vulnerability explores the laws around gambling that aim to protect society and individuals, examining the differences between regulatory rhetoric and the impact of legislative and regulatory measures. Malgorzata Carran finds that although the Gambling Act introduced many positive changes to gambling regulation, it has created an environment in which protection of vulnerable individuals becomes difficult. Carran challenges the existing legislative premise that regulation alone is able to balance the effect of liberalisation for those who are vulnerable. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  20. Regulating for Equitable and Job-Rich Growth

    Regulating for Equitable and Job-Rich Growth

    Edited by Colin Fenwick, Valérie Van Goethem
    This book offers a critical reflection on the operation and effects of labour regulation. It articulates the broad goals and extensive potential for it to contribute to inclusive development, while also considering the limits of some areas of regulation and governance. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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