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Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

By: MC Cordonier and A Khalfan

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Nov 2004 | #151091 | ISBN: 0199276714
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Drawing on international economic, environmental, and social law, this book provides a long-awaited coherent approach to the study of international sustainable development law. It establishes a set of principles for this emerging field, looks at case studies of implementation instruments and describes future directions for international sustainable development law.

an essential read for anyone interested in the state of the global society Dr. Duncan French, University of Sheffield a stimulating and timely contribution to a vital debate D J Hughes, Environmental Law and Management, 17.5


Foreword; Biographies of the Authors and Contributors; Acknowledgements; About the CISDL; Introduction; I: THE FOUNDATIONS; 1. Origins of the Sustainable Development Concept; 2. Results of the 2002 World Summit for Sustainable Development; 3. Sustainable Development in Policy and in Law; 4. The Intersections of International Economic, Social and Environmental Law; II: THE PRINCIPLES; 5. Principles of International Law Relating to Sustainable Development; III: THE PRACTICES; 6. Case Studies of Innovative Instruments; 7. General Observations from the Case Studies; 8. Addressing Implementation Challenges; IV: THE PROSPECTS; 9. Sustainable International Trade, Investment, and Competition Law; 10. ustainable International Natural Resources Law; 11. International Human Rights and Poverty Law in Sustainable Development; 12. International health and Sustainable Development Law; 13. Sustainable International Biodiversity Law; 14. Sustainable International Climate Change Law; 15. Crosscutting Issues in Sustainable Development Law; Conclusions; Tale of Treaties; Table of Declarations; Table of Cases; Recommended Resources; Index

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