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  1. Globalising Intellectual Property Rights

    The TRIPS Agreement

    By Duncan Matthews

    Series: Routledge/Warwick Studies in Globalisation

    In Globalising Intellectual Property Rights, Matthews looks at various aspects of the TRIPS Agreement: agenda-setting, legal interpretation, implementation, enforcement and revision - from the viewpoint of global business interests and developing countries. It is argued that the Agreement was...

    Published May 22nd 2002 by Routledge

  2. A Trip Too Far

    Ecotourism, Politics and Exploitation

    By Rosaleen Duffy

    Environmentally-sustainable tourism or ecotourism has become a major area of interest for governments, the private sector and international lending institutions. It is regarded as a way of allowing economic development whilst protecting against environmental degradation, especially in those...

    Published March 31st 2002 by Routledge

  3. Democracy in Practice

    Public Participation in Environmental Decisions

    By Thomas C. Beierle

    In spite of the expanding role of public participation in environmental decisionmaking, there has been little systematic examination of whether it has, to date, contributed toward better environmental management. Neither have there been extensive empirical studies to examine how participation...

    Published March 26th 2002 by Routledge

  4. The Precautionary Principle in the 20th Century

    Late Lessons from Early Warnings

    Edited by Paul Harremoes, David Gee, Malcom MacGarvin, Andy Stirling, Jane Keys, Brian Wynne, Sofia Guedes Vaz

    The precautionary principle is widely seen as fundamental to successful policies for sustainability. It has been cited in international courts and trade disputes between the USA and the EU, and invoked in a growing range of political debates. Understanding what it can and cannot achieve is...

    Published February 28th 2002 by Routledge

  5. The Future for Renewable Energy 2

    Prospects and Directions, 2nd Edition

    By EUREC Agency

    The ability of renewable energy sources to supply global energy needs - if not completely then to a significant degree - has been amply demonstrated. What needs to happen now in order to make large-scale implementation possible? Leading researchers and specialists in the various fields of...

    Published February 28th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Intellectual Property Rights Trade and Biodiversity

    By Graham Dutfield

    This text examines the international agreements governing trade in genetic resources - crucial resources for world agriculture, food security and large industries such as pharmaceuticals. Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) in these resources are critical for those involved in the trade, including...

    Published February 28th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Holding Their Ground

    Secure Land Tenure for the Urban Poor in Developing Countries

    Edited by Alain Durand-Lasserve, Lauren Royston

    Security of land tenure for the urban poor is now a major problem for developing cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. This book presents and analyzes the main conclusions of a comparative research programme on land tenure issues. It looks at how solutions can be found and implemented to...

    Published February 28th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge

    Equitable Partnerships in Practice

    By Sarah A. Laird

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    Biodiversity research and prospecting are long-standing activities taking place in a new legal and ethical environment. Following entry into force of the Convention on Biological Diversity in 1993, and other recent policy developments, expectations and obligations for research and prospecting...

    Published January 31st 2002 by Routledge

  9. Economic Change Governance and Natural Resource Wealth

    The Political Economy of Change in Southern Africa

    By David Reed

    This volume analyzes the ways in which natural resource wealth has shaped authoritarian political regimes and statist economic systems in the countries of southern Africa in the post-colonial period. It consists of five essays. The first sets out the historical framework and emergence of natural...

    Published December 31st 2001 by Routledge

  10. Reviving Democracy

    Citizens at the Heart of Governance

    By Barry Knight, Hope Chigudu, Rajesh Tandon

    The aim of this text is to analyze the conditions for a good society and, from extensive international research, to show how citizens can be put at the centre of the political process. This has enormous importance for future policy which the authors explore. With support from the Commonwealth...

    Published December 31st 2001 by Routledge