Books  Environmental Studies  Politics, Policy & Planning  Politics, Policy & Planning: General 

Environmental Protection and the European Convention on Human Rights: Human Rights Files No. 21

By: Daniel Garcia San Jose

Council of Europe

Paperback | Dec 2005 | #163025 | ISBN: 9287156980
Availability: Usually dispatched within 6 days Details
NHBS Price: £11.99 $16/€14 approx

About this book

Nowhere in the European Convention on Human Rights does the word appear. In any event, its drafters would have had a different view of the term from ours, over half a century later.

Recent years have seen a growing awareness of the environment as something to be protected, rather than taken for granted.

Nevertheless, as the European Court has said on more than one occasion, the Convention is a "living instrument", which has shown itself capable of adapting with the times; and today, some analysts see in the Court's case-law a tendency to interpret certain provisions of the Convention as affording at least a degree of environmental protection, thus recognising a "human right to the environment".

In this study, Daniel Garcia San Jose examines the material in detail to confront the question "Does the European Convention on Human Rights provide the right to the environment?"

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this book. Be the first to review this book!

Bestsellers in this subject

Out of the Wreckage

NHBS Price: £9.99 $13/€11 approx


NHBS Price: £37.99 $50/€43 approx

A Theory of Secession

NHBS Price: £66.99 $88/€76 approx

Strategic Rivalries in World Politics

NHBS Price: £31.99 $42/€36 approx

When Things Fell Apart

NHBS Price: £19.99 $26/€23 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194