Technological Impact on Society

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Back to the Well

Rethinking the Future of Water

Droughts. Floods. Contamination. Climate change. The perils to the global fresh-water supply have never been so clear or so numerous, as the crisis in Cape Town’s water supply in early 2018 … 378 View
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Fertility

40 Years of Change

In Fertility: 40 Years of Change, lawyer and author Maureen McTeer explores key medical, research, and legal developments in assisted human reproduction since the birth of the first IVF baby in … 276 View

i-Minds, 2nd edition

How and Why Constant Connectivity is Rewiring Our Brains and What to Do About it

The way we use i-technology is affecting our health and happiness. While programs, devices, information, and constant connectivity can offer us ease, liberation, and efficiency, they can also … 528 View

National Security Law

Canadian Practice in International Perspective

National Security Law is a comprehensive handbook that focuses on the law and legal instruments governing the Canadian state’s response to events that jeopardize its “national … 688 View

Techno-Fix

Why Technology Won't Save Us or the Environment

Nanotechnology! Genetic engineering! Miracle Drugs! We are promised that new technological developments will magically save us from the dire consequences of the 300-year fossil-fueled binge known … ; 464 View
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Defining National Security

From: National Security Law

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Introduces national security by evaluating different definitions of national security and giving a brief overview of national security law, focusing on its structure, objectives, tools and … 11 $1.10 Add
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The Administration of Justice and National Security in Democracies

From: In The Balance

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Introduces the administration of justice and national security in democracies, focusing on the question of terrorism. A brief overview of the book is also given. 9 $0.90 Add
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Introduction

From: Techno-Fix

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Techno-Fix questions a primary paradigm of our age: that advanced technology alone will extricate us from an ever-increasing load of social, environmental and economic ills. Techno-Fix shows why … ; 6 $0.60 Add
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Introduction

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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My objective? To have us all pondering and examining. To “rise in arms” not against the i-tech industry but to our own blind acceptance or complacency, to our apparent apathy, and the … 1 $0.10 Add
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A Few Assertions

From: Back to the Well

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de Villiers begins the books with 4 assertions about our water future: 1. We aren’t doomed (yet). 2. There is not a global-scale water crisis. Rather, there are thousands of regional water … 4 $0.40 Add
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Introduction & Prologue

The Story Begins

From: Fertility

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In the Introduction & Prologue author Maureen McTeer explains how the premise of the book is about the origins, current status, and future direction of assisted human reproduction. She ties … 6 $0.60 Add
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In vitro Fertilization

Part One — IVF: The Beginning of a Modern Human Reproduction Revolution

From: Fertility

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In In vitro Fertilization McTeer explains and examines the creation and first use of in vitro fertilization or IVF in humans. The chapter explains what in vitro entails, its original uses for … 11 $1.10 Add
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Dilemmas in National Security Law

From: National Security Law

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Explores the pertinent dilemmas that exist in national security law, particularly focusing on the balance between national security and other fundamental rights, the question of democratic … 5 $0.50 Add
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Islamist Terrorism

Assessing Threats to Democracy

From: In The Balance

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Assesses the challenges that Islamist terrorism pose to Western democracies by considering the threat of jihadist terrorism and post-9/11 developments. The question of what role the law can play … 9 $0.90 Add
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The Dismal Arithmetic of Water

From: Back to the Well

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In this chapter, de Villiers outlines the anatomy of a water crisis, using the city of Sao Paulo Brazil as an example. He shows how limits in supply and distribution, in concert with growing … 12 $1.20 Add
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The Inherent Unavoidability and Unpredictability of Unintended Consequences

From: Techno-Fix

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The Inherent Unavoidability and Unpredictability of Unintended Consequences postulates that there are always positive and negative effects of any technology. It is impossible for humans to … ; 15 $1.50 Add