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Environmental Law for Sustainability

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Edited by: Benjamin J. Richardson, Stepan Wood

ISBN13: 9781841135441
ISBN: 1841135445
Published: March 2006
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £35.99



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This volume of new essays presents critical new scholarship on law for sustainable development. Its contributors provide international and comparative perspectives on the current state of environmental law and its future directions. Aimed at both students and scholars in law and other social sciences, it goes beyond conventional descriptions of environmental law and policy to a theoretical and interdisciplinary analysis of the role of law in sustainable development.

Starting from the premise that ecological sustainability requires environmental law systems to be sensitive to a wide array of institutional, social and economic issues and to emerging forms of environmental governance beyond conventional legal regulation, the book explores:-

  • future directions in command regulation;
  • changing forms of public administration;
  • risk assessment and precautionary regulation;
  • ecological justice;
  • public participation in environmental decision-making;
  • indigenous peoples and the environment; industry self-regulation;
  • economic instruments;
  • sustainable finance;
  • the state of international environmental law;
  • environmental law in developing countries.

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Subjects:
Environmental Law
Contents:
1. Environmental Law for Sustainability
Benjamin J. Richardson and Stepan Wood
Part 1: Environmental Regulation and Administration
2. Institutions and Policy Change for Sustainability
Stephen Dovers and Robin Connor
3. Environmental Command Regulation
Carolyn Abbot
4. Risk and Environmental Law: A Beginner's Guide
Elizabeth Fisher
Part 2: Ethical and Human Rights Dimensions
5. Ecological Justice and Law
Klaus Bosselmann
6. Public Participation in Environmental Decision-making
Benjamin J. Richardson and Jona Razzaque
7. Indigenous Peoples, Law and the Environment
Benjamin J. Richardson and Donna Craig
Part 3: Economic and Business Dimensions
8. Voluntary Environmental Codes and Sustainability
Stepan Wood
9. Economic Instruments for Sustainable Development
David Driesen
10. Sustainable Finance: Environmental Law and Financial Institutions
Benjamin J. Richardson
Part 4: International and Comparative Perspectives
11. International Environmental Law
Jaye Ellis and Stepan Wood
12. International Trade Law and the Environment
Oren Perez
13. Environmental Law in Post-colonial Societies: Aspirations, Achievements and Limitations
Benjamin J. Richardson, Ikechi Mgbeoji and Francis Botchway

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