Environmental Rights - The Development of Standards

Turner, Stephen, Shelton, Dinah L., Razzaque, Jona, McIntyre, Owen and May, James R., eds. (2019) Environmental Rights - The Development of Standards. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 9781108612500

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Environmental rights, also known as the human rights or constitutional rights that are used for the protection of the environment, have proliferated over the last 45 years. However, the precise levels of protection that they represent has since been a major question associated with this phenomenon. Environmental Rights: The Development of Standards systematically investigates this question by analysing the emerging standards of environmental protection that are associated with such rights and the way that those associations are becoming formalised. It covers all of the relevant human rights treaties to illustrate how environmental rights standards are emerging in this dynamic area. Bringing together an elite group of scholars, this book discusses significant new insights into the way that environmental rights are developing, the standards of protection that they confer, and the way that standards in the field of environmental rights can potentially be further developed in the future.

Keywords:Environmental Rights, Human Rights, Environmental Protection, Environmental Law, Constitutional Law
Subjects:M Law > M200 Law by Topic
M Law > M130 Public International Law
M Law > M290 Law by topic not elsewhere classified
M Law > M140 Comparative Law
Divisions:College of Social Science > Lincoln Law School
ID Code:34233
Deposited On:11 Dec 2018 16:20

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