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International Environmental Law

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INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

PAPERBACK by Dupuy, Pierre-Marie; Vinuales, Jorge E. (University of Cambridge)

£34.99

ISBN
9781108438117
IMPRINT
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
 
 
EDITION
2ND REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
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LOW STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
594 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
07 JUN 2018

DESCRIPTION

International Environmental Law offers a concise, conceptually clear, and legally rigorous introduction to contemporary international environmental law and practice. The book covers all major environmental agreements, paying particular attention to their underlying structure, main legal provisions, and practical operation. It blends legal and policy analysis, making extensive reference to the jurisprudence and scholarship, and addressing the interconnections with other areas of international law, including human rights, humanitarian law, trade and foreign investment. The material is structured into four sections - foundations, substantive regulation, implementation, and influence on other areas of international law - which help the reader to navigate the different areas of international environmental law. Each chapter includes charts summarising the main components of the relevant legal frameworks and provides a detailed bibliography. Suitable for practicing and academic international lawyers who want an accessible, up-to-date introduction to contemporary international environmental law, as well as non-lawyers seeking a concise and clear understanding of the subject.

CONTENTS

Introduction; Part I. Foundations: 1. Emergence and development of international environmental law; 2. Main features of international environmental law; 3. The principles of international environmental law; Part II. Substantive Regulation: 4. Oceans, seas and freshwater; 5. Atmosphere; 6. Biological diversity; 7. Dangerous substances and activities; Part III. Implementation: 8. Traditional approaches: responsibility/liability/adjudication; 9. Alternative approaches - facilitation and management of 'noncompliance'; Part IV. Interactions with Other Branches: 10. Interactions with human rights law; 11. Interactions with the law of armed conflict; 12. Interactions with international economic law.