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Environmental Human Rights: Power, Ethics and Law

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By: Jan Hancock


Hardback | Dec 2003 | #145838 | ISBN: 0754619869
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By looking at how environmental values have been systematically excluded from the human rights discourse, the book claims that human rights politics and law has been constructed on double standards to accommodate the destructive forces of capitalism.


Rationality, epistemology and environmental human rights; Structural power and environmental human rights; Social demands for environmental human rights; The formal response to environmental human rights claims; The human right to an environment free from toxic pollution; The human right to natural resources.

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