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Marine Environmental Governance: From International Law to Local Practice

By: Erika J Techera

283 pages, no illustrations


Hardback | Oct 2011 | #191730 | ISBN-13: 9780415619103
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About this book

This volume considers the relationship between international environmental law and community-based management of marine areas. Focusing on small island states, in which indigenous populations have to a large extent continued to maintain traditional lifestyles, this book takes up the question of how indigenous customary law and state-based legislation can be reconciled in the implementation of international environmental law. Including a range of case studies, as well as detailed comparative analysis, it pursues an interdisciplinary approach to legal pluralism 'in practice'.


Chapter 1, Introduction
Chapter 2, Global Sustainable Development: theory, practice and law
Chapter 3, Marine environmental law, fisheries and Small Island States
Chapter 4, Communities and conservation
Chapter 5, The role of environmental law in post-colonial societies
Chapter 6, Legal approaches to community-based marine management
Chapter 7, Case Studies
Chapter 8, Comparative Analysis
Chapter 9, The Way Forward

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