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Human Rights Approaches to Environmental Protection

Edited By: Alan E Boyle and Michael R Anderson

313 pages, no illustrations

Clarendon Press

Paperback | Feb 1998 | #97684 | ISBN: 0198267894
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Hardback | Dec 1996 | #60664 | ISBN: 0198262558
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This collection of essays explores linkages between the environment and human rights, and responds to the growing debate among activists, lawyers, academics and policy-makers on the legal status of environmental rights in both international and domestic law.

."..overall this volume provides a balanced overview of the advantages, complexities and possible limits of a rights-based approach in the environmental area."--The American Journal of International Law


1. Human Rights Approaches to Environmental Protection: An Overview; INTERNATIONAL DIMENSIONS; 2. Environmental Protection and Human Rights: Conceptual Aspects; 3. The Role of International Human Rights Law and the Protection of the Environment; 4. Life, The Universe and Everything: A Critique of Anthropocentric Rights; 5. Environmental Rights in Existing Human Rights Treaties; 6. Environmental Rights in the European Union: Participatory Democracy or Democratic Deficit; 7. Access to Environmental Justice and Procedural Rights in International Institutions; NATIONAL CASE STUDIES; 8. Social Justice and the Judicial Enforcement of Environmental Rights and Duties; 9. Environmental Rights and the New South African Constitution; 10. Individual Rights to Environmental Protection in India; 11. Practical Human Rights, NGOs and the Environment in Malaysia; 12. Indiginous peoples, Environmental Degradation and Human Rights: A Case Study; 13. Constitutional Environmental Rights in Brazil; 14. Islam and Judicial Activism: Public Address Litigation under Environmental Protection in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

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