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Thought, Law, Rights and Action in the Age of Environmental Crisis

Edited by: Anna Grear, Evadne Grant

ISBN13: 9781784711320
Published: July 2015
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £90.00



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In the climate-pressed Anthropocene epoch, nothing could be more urgent than fresh engagements with the fractious relationships between 'humanity', law and the living order. This collection draws together theoretical reflections, doctrinal analyses and insights drawn from rights-based praxis to offer thoughtful - and at times provocative - engagements with the limitations of law at it faces the complexities of contemporary socio-ecological life-worlds in an age of climate crisis.

Subjects:
Environmental Law
Contents:
Introduction Anna Grear and Evadne Grant

PART I PHILOSOPHICAL INVESTIGATIONS
1. Doubt and Denial: Epistemic Responsibility Meets Climate Change Scepticism Lorraine Code
2. Actors or Spectators? Vulnerability and Critical Environmental Law Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos
3. Reflections on the Relationship between Environmental Regulation, Human rights and Beyond-with HeideggerMargherita Pierccini
4. Radicalism and Conservativism in Environmental Law Sean Coyle

PART II RECONFIGURING THE LEGAL5. Human Rights and Environmental Protection in India: The Judicial Journey from Public Interest Litigation to the National Green Tribunal Gita Gill
6. Reimagining Adjudication: Human Rights Courts and the Environment Evadne Grant

PART III ACTIVISM AND PRAXIS
7. Human Rights Practice: A Means to Environmental Ends? Kate Donald
8. Schopenhaur's Mitleid: Environmental Outrage and Human Rights Tom Kerns

PART IV MULTI-LEVEL REFORMULATIONS 9. Reimagining Ecological Governance Through a Rediscovery of the Commons Burns H. Weston and David Bollier
10. Towards New Legal Futures? In Search of Renewing Foundations Anna Grear
Index