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International environmental law, policy, and ethics

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental law, International.,
  • Environmental protection -- Moral and ethical aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-210) and index.

    StatementAlexander Gillespie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3585.4 .G55 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 217 p. ;
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL673341M
    ISBN 10019826562X
    LC Control Number97019430

      As conservation of the environment plays an increasingly important role within society, International Law and the Environment continues to be the essential read for students and practioners alike. International Law and the Environment, whilst remaining rooted within the substantive law, places legislation on the protection of the environment firmly at the core of its current context/5(10). Global environmental politics is a relatively new field of study within international relations that focuses on issues related to the interaction of humans and the natural world. As early as the midth century, scholars wrote about the role of natural resources in global security and political economy. However, much of the literature prior to.


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