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Studies in Polar Research, The Antarctic Treaty Regime: Law, Environment and Resources
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edited by Gillian Triggs, 1945-, in Studies in Polar Research (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2008, originally published 1987), 266 page(s)
The Antarctic Treaty regime is a uniquely successful legal system which preserves Antarctica for peaceful purposes and guarantees freedom of scientific research. This volume based on an international conference, examines the legal, political and environmental issues that it raises. After setting the scene of the A...
edited by Gillian Triggs, 1945-, in Studies in Polar Research (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2008, originally published 1987), 266 page(s)
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Border Identities: Nation and State at International Frontiers
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edited by Hastings Donnan, fl. 2000 and Thomas M. Wilson, fl. 1999 (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2004, originally published 1998), 314 page(s)
This book offers fresh insights into the complex and various ways in which international frontiers influence cultural identities. Ten anthropological case studies describe specific international borders in Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America, and bring out the importance, and diverse forms, of boundary politic...
edited by Hastings Donnan, fl. 2000 and Thomas M. Wilson, fl. 1999 (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2004, originally published 1998), 314 page(s)
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Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series, Active Citizenship and Disability: Implementing the Personalisation of Support
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written by Allison DeFranco, 1983-, Janet Lord, 1966- and Andrew Power, 1979-, in Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2013), 524 page(s)
This book provides an international comparative study of the implementation of disability rights law and policy focused on the emerging principles of self-determination and personalisation. It explores how these principles have been enshrined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilit...
written by Allison DeFranco, 1983-, Janet Lord, 1966- and Andrew Power, 1979-, in Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2013), 524 page(s)
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Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series, Disability and Information Technology: A Comparative Study in Media Regulation
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written by Eliza Varney, 1978-, in Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2013), 314 page(s)
Disability and Information Technology examines the extent to which regulatory frameworks for information and communication technologies (ICTs) safeguard the rights of persons with disabilities as citizenship rights. The book adopts a comparative approach focused on four case studies: Canada, the European Union, th...
written by Eliza Varney, 1978-, in Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2013), 314 page(s)
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Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series, Family Policy and Disability
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written by Arie Rimmerman, 1950-, in Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2015), 224 page(s)
This book explores the status and scope of family policies related to households of children with disabilities, providing an in-depth, evidence-based review of legal, programmatic issues. It includes a discussion of the gaps between family needs and contemporary family policies in the United States and European co...
written by Arie Rimmerman, 1950-, in Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2015), 224 page(s)
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Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series, From Rhetoric to Action: Implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
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written by Eilionoir Flynn, 1986-, in Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2011), 489 page(s)
This book contains a global comparative study of implementation and monitoring mechanisms for national disability strategies. It comprises a comparative study that was conducted at international, regional, and comparative country levels and that highlights critical success factors in implementing disability strate...
written by Eilionoir Flynn, 1986-, in Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2011), 489 page(s)
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Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series, 8, Tributyltin: Case Study of an Environmental Contaminant
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edited by Stephen J. De Mora, fl. 1990, in Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series, 8 (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2009, originally published 1996), 322 page(s)
This authoritative study brings together a wide variety of disciplines to illustrate the general principles in identifying and quantifying an environmental toxin, elucidating deleterious biological consequences, and the legal framework that can invoke mitigation via regulation. It has wide appeal for undergraduate...
edited by Stephen J. De Mora, fl. 1990, in Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series, 8 (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2009, originally published 1996), 322 page(s)
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Cambridge Latin American Studies, 27, A History of the Bolivian Labour Movement 1848–1971
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written by Guillermo Lora, 1922-2009, in Cambridge Latin American Studies, 27 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2008, originally published 1977), 422 page(s)
This book is an abridgement and translation of Guillermo Lora's five-volume history. It deals with the strengthening and radicalisation of Bolivia's organised labour movement, which culminated in the drastic revolutionary changes of the 1950s.
written by Guillermo Lora, 1922-2009, in Cambridge Latin American Studies, 27 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2008, originally published 1977), 422 page(s)
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Cambridge Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies, Women, the State and Revolution: Soviet Family Policy and Social Life, 1917–1936
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written by Wendy Z. Goldman, fl. 1993, in Cambridge Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1995, originally published 1993), 368 page(s)
When the Bolsheviks came to power in 1917, they believed that under socialism the family would 'wither away.' They envisioned a society in which communal dining halls, daycare centres, and public laundries would replace the unpaid labour of women in the home. Yet by 1936 legislation designed to liberate women from...
written by Wendy Z. Goldman, fl. 1993, in Cambridge Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1995, originally published 1993), 368 page(s)
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Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics, Social Movements, Political Violence, and the State: A Comparative Analysis of Italy and Germany
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written by Donatella Della Porta, 1956-, in Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2006, originally published 1995), 290 page(s)
This book presents empirical research on the nature and structure of political violence. While most studies of social movements focus on single - nations, Donatella della Porta uses a comparative research design to analyse movements in two countries - Italy and Germany - from the 1960s to the 1990s.
written by Donatella Della Porta, 1956-, in Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2006, originally published 1995), 290 page(s)
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