The Global Environment and International Law
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BeschreibungReviews the record of international efforts to use law to make our planet more livable. This book looks at how law has been used successfully - often in highly innovative ways - to influence the environmental actions of governments, multinational corporations, and individuals.
InhaltsverzeichnisPreface Acknowledgments List of Acronyms 1. Worldwide Environmental Quality and the Role of Law 2. Law Trying to Save the Earth: Strategies, Institutions, Organizations 3. Law's Targets: Whose Behavior Needs to Be Influenced? 4. An Accounting: Successes and Failures in International Environmental Law 5. International Environmental Law: Expectations and Recommendations Notes Bibliography Index
Pressestimmen"Written in a way that will be accessible to non-specialists ... this book will help them understand international legal processes relating to the environment, which is how most environmental issues are addressed these days... The information is solid, the examples good, the theoretical structure useful, and the topic important." Elizabeth R. DeSombre, Frost Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and Associate Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF TEXAS PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2003
Seitenanzahl: 265 Seiten