Mountain Resorts

Mountains are the home of significant ecological resources that are subject to visible and growing pressures. Using as case studies four mountain resorts in four ranges in the US and Canada, this interdisciplinary book, written by ecologists and lawyers, analyzes whether the law protects the ecological systems of mountains from the adverse impacts associated with resorts, and how it might better recognize the value of the mountain ecosystem.

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Pathways to Reconciliation

"This book is a creative engagement with the central terms of reconciliation - forgiveness, nationhood, conflict-resolution, justice and memory - and with approaches to questions of listening and understanding the 'other'. It is premised on the view that an essential pathway to the achievement of reconciliation lies in developing and disseminating critical concepts that capture the nuances of practice." Drawing on fields in the humanities and...

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Teaching Research Methods in the Social Sciences

The authors of this book believe that it is timely to begin to develop a 'pedagogical culture' relating to research methods - an exchange of ideas within a climate of systematic debate, investigation and evaluation surrounding all aspects of teaching and learning in the subject.

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Urban Green Belts in the Twenty-First Century

The green belt is among one of the oldest and most renowned policies for controlling sprawl. This work examines how contemporary debates, such as sustainability, intersect with the green belt and how green belts are one of the most widely employed and understood planning policies for controlling urban growth globally.

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Reflections on Rawls

The late John Rawls was one of the most inspiring, provocative and influential political philosophers of the 20th century. In this collection a panel of distinguished political philosophers critically explore the intellectual legacy left by Rawls.

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Resolving Family Conflicts

Over the past two decades, virtually all areas of family law have undergone major doctrinal and theoretical changes - from the definition of marriage, to the financial and parenting consequences of divorce, to the legal construction of parenthood. An equally important set of changes has transformed the resolution of family disputes. This "paradigm shift" in family conflict resolution has reshaped the practice of family law and has fundamentally...

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