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xiii, 238 pages ; 24 cm
  • Property rights and the regulation of immigrant labour
  • Private property relations and regulating the immigration-labour nexus
  • Private law, private property arrangements and inclusivity
  • Substantive inequality to contract?
  • Agents, pirates or slavers
  • Regulatory preferencing : a comparative study.
In this revealing comparative study, Mark Findlay examines the problematic nexus between undervalued labour and vulnerable migration status in dis-embedded markets. It highlights the frustrations raised by timeless regulatory failure and the chronic complicity of private property arrangements in delivering unsustainable market engagement. Findlay identifies the challenge for normative and functional foundations of equitable governance, by repositioning regulatory principle, to restore dignity to market relations. The accountability of property through wider access and inclusion, it is argued, grounds commodified occupation as a vitally valuable social bond in which workers are empowered to participate rather than suffer exploitation. The comparative analysis of the EU and ASEAN regulatory contexts reveals that it is not simply more regulatory activity, but rather its reversion from market interests to human values, which will advance sustainability. Property, Labour and Legal Regulation offers an insightful, critical analysis of crucial contemporary issues facing social administrators, lawyers and policy makers working in the fields of migration, labour law and regulation. Its broad disciplinary coverage lends itself to students of law and regulation who will benefit from this unique evaluation of private property, labour relations and migration exclusivity.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784711634 20160619
Law Library (Crown)
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xi, 334 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Responsible investing in an unsustainable world
  • The influence of responsible investment
  • Fiduciary finance law
  • Fiduciary law in retail and institutional finance
  • Sovereign wealth funds
  • The public fiduciary : in nature's trust.
This book is about fiduciary law's influence on the financial economy's environmental performance, focusing on how the law affects responsible investing and considering possible legal reforms to shift financial markets closer towards sustainability. Fiduciary law governs how trustees, fund managers or other custodians administer the investment portfolios owned by beneficiaries. Written for a diverse audience, not just legal scholars, the book examines in a multi-jurisdictional context an array of philosophical, institutional and economic issues that have shaped the movement for responsible investing and its legal framework. Fiduciary law has acquired greater influence in the financial economy in tandem with the extraordinary recent growth of institutional funds such as pension plans and insurance company portfolios. While the fiduciary prejudice against responsible investing has somewhat waned in recent years, owing mainly to reinterpretations of fiduciary and trust law, significant barriers remain. This book advances the notion of 'nature's trust' to metaphorically signal how fiduciary responsibility should accommodate society's dependence on long-term environmental well-being. Financial institutions, managing vast investment portfolios on behalf of millions of beneficiaries, should manage those investments with regard to the broader social interest in sustaining ecological health. Even for their own financial self-interest, investors over the long-term should benefit from maintaining nature's capital. We should expect everyone to act in nature's trust, from individual funds to market regulators. The ancient public trust doctrine could be refashioned for stimulating this change, and sovereign wealth funds should take the lead in pioneering best practices for environmentally responsible investing.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415691369 20160618
Law Library (Crown)
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385 p. ; 24 cm.
Green Library
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x, 330 pages ; 25 cm
  • Introduction / Michael Faure, Ni Ketut Supasti Dharmawan and I Made Budi Arsika
  • Eco- and sustainable tourism : keywords for contemporary and responsible tourism? / Regine Van Hoecke and Alain Fremaut
  • Discovering the spirit of Bali / Jan Hendrik Peters and Wisnu Wardana
  • How learning methods help students understand the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism (GCET) : a survey on Hospitality and Tourism Higher Education Institution in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia / Heri Puspito Diyah Setiyorini
  • Principles and philosophy of tourism development : Indonesia Tourism Law No. 10, Year 2009, Case Study / I Gede Ardika
  • Incorporating the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism into the curriculum of legal education in Indonesia : an exploratory study / I Made Budi Arsika
  • National treatment principle of General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) in Indonesia's tourism regulation / I Gusti Ngurah Parikesit Widiatedja
  • Legal aspects of child sex tourism in Southeast Asian countries / Ahmad Sofian
  • Remedying insolvency situations : analyzing available mechanisms in the travel sector / Michael Faure and Franziska Weber
  • Micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises' regulation and its implementation in supporting tourism in Bali, Indonesia / R.A. Retno Murni and Michael Faure
  • Developing small- and medium-sized tourism enterprises through venture capital : risks, liability and the shifting of mission / I Ketut Westra
  • Reflecting on tourism activities in Bali : a discourse on communal rights, culture and Hindu values / Tjok Istri Putra Astiti and I Ketut Sudantra
  • Ecotourism and sustainable development in Setu Babakan Betawi Cultural Village / Deni Bram, Utji Sri Wulandari and Zaitun Abdullah
  • The role of the customary village in cultural tourism with environmental vision (case study on the development of tourism village in Bongkasa Pertiwi Village, Badung Regency
  • Bali) / I Wayan Gde Wiryawan, I Wayan Wiasta, I Nyoman Edi Irawan and Dewi Bunga
  • The implementation of distribution of people's priority rights in and around the Bedugul Tourism Destination / I Wayan Dana Ardika and Dewi Bunga
  • Corporate responsibility and corporate crime control in the tourism industry / Grat van den Heuvel and Ni Ketut Supasti Dharmawan
  • Violations of rules regulating the space layout of Bali Province as a consequence of the construction of hotels and restaurants in Badung Regency / Ni Nyoman Sukeni
  • The relation between foreign tourists' visits and the level of narcotics crime in Bali and its prevention / Ida Bagus Surya Dharma Jaya
  • Comparative and concluding remarks / Michael Faure, Ni Ketut Supasti Dharmawan and I Made Budi Arsika
The central focus of this book is the interaction between law and tourism with a view to attaining sustainable tourism. This book aims to achieve that goal by approaching law and tourism from various angles. On the one hand, sustainable tourism will be put in a broader context by, for example, outlining the principles and philosophy of sustainable tourism, but also explaining how principles of sustainable tourism can be taught through educational programmes in developing countries. The question therefore arises as to how that Global Code could also be integrated in legal teaching. There are, moreover, many examples in developing countries of successful sustainable tourism. To provide concrete examples of those success stories and to critically analyze them, we focus on one particular case, the case of Indonesia, and cite cases of sustainable tourism (strongly focusing on how law and legal rules have contributed to sustainable tourism) mostly on the islands of Java and Bali.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789462360921 20160619
Law Library (Crown)
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265 p. ; 18 cm.
In a relatively short time the concept of 'sustainable development' has become firmly established in the field of international law. The World Commission on Environment and Development concisely defined sustainable development as follows: 'development that meets the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs'. This definition takes into account the needs of both the present and future generations as well as the capacity of the earth and its natural resources which by clear implication should not be depleted by a small group of people (in industrialized countries).The aim of this book is threefold: to review the genesis and to clarify the meaning of the concept of sustainable development, as well as to assess its status within public international law. Furthermore, it examines the legal principles that have emerged in the pursuit of sustainable development. Lastly, it assesses to what extent the actual evolution of law demonstrates the balance and integration with all pertinent fields of international law as urged by the Rio, Johannesburg, and World Summit documents. This is the second volume in the "Hague Acadeny of International Law Pocket Book" series; it contains the text of the course given at the Hague Academy by Professor Schrijver in 2007.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004174078 20160528
Law Library (Crown)
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xxxvii, 711 p. ; 25 cm.
Schrijver (Vrije U., Amsterdam) and Weiss (U. of Amsterdam) have both served on committees of the International Law Association (ILA). In introducing this volume of 27 contributions, the editors situate "sustainable development" as a concept that has matured into a normative legal standard accepted by countries and international organizations. Chap.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004141735 20160528
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xxxvii, 711 p. ; 25 cm.
Schrijver (Vrije U., Amsterdam) and Weiss (U. of Amsterdam) have both served on committees of the International Law Association (ILA). In introducing this volume of 27 contributions, the editors situate "sustainable development" as a concept that has matured into a normative legal standard accepted by countries and international organizations. Chap.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004141735 20160528
Law Library (Crown)
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xxx, 378 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Notes on Contributors-- Table of Cases-- Table of Treaties and Other Instruments-- List of Abbreviations-- Introduction-- Sustainable Development and Unsustainable Arguments-- Sustainable Development: Treaty, Custom and the Cross-Fertilization of International Law-- Codification of International Environmental Law and the International Law Commission: Injurious Consequences Revisited-- Natural Resources in the Case Law of the International Court-- The Development of the Legal Regime of High Seas Fisheries-- International Fisheries Law Since Rio: The Continued Rise of the Precautionary Principle-- Towards Long Term Sustainable Use: Some Recent Developments in the Legal Regime of Fisheries-- Protection of Ecosystems under International Law: Lessons from Antarctica-- Sustaining Small Cetaceans: A Preliminary Evaluation of the ASCOBANS and ACCOBAMS Agreements-- The Settlement of Disputes According to the Straddling Stocks Agreement of 1995-- The Law of the Sea Convention and Agenda 21: Marine Environment Implications-- The International Legal Regime for Protection and Preservation of the Marine Environment from Land-based Sources of Pollution-- Port States and Environmental Protection-- Liability for Damage to the Marine Environment.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780198298076 20160528
International Environmental Law and Sustainable Development: Past Achievements and Future Challenges is a collection of essays that cover some of the most important contemporary issues in contemporary law relating to sustainable development, the utilization of natural resources, and the protection of the environment. Written by well-known experts on these topics who include judges of the International Court of Justice and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea; legal advisers from international organizations such as the World Bank, the International Maritime Organization, and the Food and Agriculture Organization; and practitioners of international law, as well as some of the leading scholars writing on international environmental law and related subjects this book covers many of the major legal developments that have taken place since the United Nations Conference on Environmental Development held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. The contributors bring new perspectives on sustainable development as a legal principle, the role of the International Law Commission in codifying international environmental law, the protection of the marine environment following the entry into force of the 1982 UN Convention of the Law of the Sea, and the revolution in international fisheries law. The editors have ensured that the book covers a wide range of topics from Antarctica to small whales and the book will be of particular interest to those teaching or practising law of the sea and international environmental law.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780198298076 20160528
Law Library (Crown)
Book
xiii, 373 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction
  • The World Bank and sustainable development
  • Postscript on the World Bank Nordic Trust Fund / by Siobhán McInerney-Lankford
  • The environmental and social safeguard policies of the World Bank and the evolving role of the inspection panel
  • Postscript and update by Alberto Ninio
  • The World Bank's prototype carbon fund : mobilizing new resources for sustainable development
  • The World Bank's extractive industries review / with Roberto Danino
  • The establishment, role and evolution of the global environment facility
  • The role of the World Bank and the global environment facility in the implementation of the regime of the Convention on the Law of the Sea
  • The World Bank and climate change.
The World Bank and Sustainable Development: Legal Essays collects works from the past ten years by David Freestone, former Deputy General Counsel and Senior Adviser at the World Bank. The essays offer a unique perspective founded on the author's years of experience at the World Bank. They cover a wide-range of topics, including the Bank's Sustainable Development and its Climate Change agendas as well as its project based Environmental and Social Safeguard policies, highlighting the evolution of the pioneering role of the Bank's Inspection Panel.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004183315 20160609
Law Library (Crown)
Book
xlix, 665 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • 1. The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development: A Preliminary Study -- 2. The Philosophy of the Rio Declaration -- 3. Changing Conceptions of Environmental Risk -- 4. The Preamble of the Rio Declaration -- 5. Principle 1: Human Beings and the Environment -- 6. Principle 2: Prevention -- 7. Principle 3: From a Right to Development to Intergenenerational Equity -- 8. Principle 4: Sustainable Development through Integration -- 9. Principle 5: Poverty Eradication -- 10. Principle 6: Special Situation of Developing Countries -- 11. Principle 7: Common but Differentiated Responsibilities -- 12. Principle 8: Sustainable Patterns of Production and Consumption and Demographic Policies -- 13. Principle 9: Science and Technology -- 14. Principle 10: Public Participation -- 15. Principle 11: Environmental Legislation -- 16. Principle 12: The Environment and Trade -- 17. Principle 13: Liability and Compensation -- 18. Principle 14: Dangerous Activities and Substances -- 19. Principle 15: Precaution -- 20. Principle 16: The Polluter-Pays Principle -- 21. Principle 17: Environmental Impact Assessment -- 22. Principle 18: Notification and Assistance in Case of Emergency -- 23. Principle 19: Notification and Consultation on Activities with Transboundary Impact -- 24. Principle 20: The Role of Women -- 25. Principle 21: The Role of the Youth -- 26. Principle 22: Indigenous People and Sustainable Development -- 27. Principle 23: The Environment of Oppressed Peoples -- 28. Principle 24: The Environment in Armed Conflict -- 29. Principle 25: Peace, Development and Environmental Protection -- 30. Principle 26: International Environmental Dispute Settlement -- 31. Principle 27: Cooperation in a Spirit of Global Partnership.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199686773 20160618
The international community has long grappled with the issue of safeguarding the environment and encouraging sustainable development, often with little result. The 1992 Rio Declaration on Environment and Development was an emphatic attempt to address this issue, setting down 27 key principles for the international community to follow. These principles define the rights of people to sustainable development, and the responsibilities of states to safeguard the common environment. The Rio Declaration established that long term economic progress required a connection to environmental protection. It was designed as an authoritative and comprehensive statement of the principles of sustainable development law, an instrument to take stock of the past international and domestic practice, a guide for the design of new multilateral environmental regimes, and as a reference for litigation. This commentary provides an authoritative and comprehensive overview of the principles of the Declaration, written by over thirty inter-disciplinary contributors, including both leading practitioners and academics. Each principle is analysed in light of its origins and rationale. The book investigates each principle's travaux preparatoires setting out the main points of controversy and the position of different countries or groups. It analyses the scope and dimensions of each principle, providing an in-depth understanding of its legal effects, including whether it can be relied before a domestic or international court. It also assesses the impact of the principles on subsequent soft law and treaty development, as well as domestic and international jurisprudence. The authors demonstrate the ways in which the principles interact with each other, and finally provide a detailed analysis of the shortcomings and future potential of each principle. This book will be of vital importance to practitioners, scholars, and students of international environomental law and sustainable development.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199686773 20160618
Green Library
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xii, 54 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
xx, 287 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Chapter 1: The Philosophical Evolution of Sustainable Development Chapter 2: Precautionary Principle Chapter 3: The Polluter Pays Principle Chapter 4: The Right to a Healthy Environment Chapter 5: Public Participation Chapter 6: Intergenerational Equity Chapter 7: Intragenerational Equity Chapter 8: Access to Justice Chapter 9: Where To?
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004187535 20160605
Sustainable development is the contemporary philosophy that is dominating the environmental protection movement. At a United Nations Conference in Johannesburg in 2002, sustainable development was defined as development that promote[s] the integration of economic development, social development and environmental protection--as interdependent and mutually reinforcing pillars." Sustainable Development: Towards a Judicial Interpretation examines the contribution of certain key aspects of environmental protection associated with the philosophy of sustainable development that has emerged in international, regional and national law including the right to a healthy environment. Topics include inter-generational equity, intra-generational equity, public participation in the developmental process, proper assessment of economic activities, the need for proper information, the precautionary principle, the polluter-pays principle, and access to justice.Presenting a succinct examination of international, regional and national legal regimes that provide a basis for supporting environmental protection in the global community through sustainable development, this book will be indispensible to legal practitioners, scholars and students interested in environmental law. ".
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004187535 20160605
Law Library (Crown)
Book
102 p. ; 21 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
xiii, 444 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Contents: 1. Introduction Werner Scholtz and Jonathan Verschuuren PART I THE AFRICAN UNION (AU) 2. Introduction to Regional Environmental Law of the African Union Hennie Strydom 3. Africa and Climate Change: Legal Perspectives from the AU Daniel Pallangyo and Werner Scholtz 4. Sustainable Development of SADC's Watercourses: The IncoMaputo River Basin Agreement of 2002 Michelle Barnard and Willem Daniel Lubbe 5. Human Rights and the Environment in the African Union Context Werner Scholtz PART II THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES (OAS) 6. Introduction to Environmental Law in the Americas Claudia S. de Windt and Marcos Orellana 7. The Contribution of the Inter-American Human Rights System to Sustainable Development Anna Meijknecht 8. Sustainable Water Resource Management and the Amazon Basin Beatriz Garcia and Jorge Thierry Calasans PART III ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS (ASEAN) 9. Introduction to ASEAN Regional Environmental Law Ben Boer 10. ASEAN: The Singapore Declaration on Climate Change, Energy and the Environment, 2007 and Beyond Koh Kheng-Lian and Lovleen Bhullar PART IV EUROPEAN UNION (EU) LAW 11. Introduction to European Union Environmental Law Ludwig Kramer 12. EU Climate Change Law: A Credible Example? Javier de Cendra de Larragan 13. Contribution of the Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights to Sustainable Development in Europe Jonathan Verschuuren 14. A Comparative Analysis of the Legal Frameworks that Govern Europe's Transboundary Waters Owen McIntyre Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781781951774 20160618
The core focus of this timely volume is to ascertain how regional environmental law may contribute to the pursuit of global sustainable development. Leading scholars critically analyse the ways in which states may pool sovereignty to find solutions to environmental problems, presenting a comparative legal analysis of the manner in which the AU, EU, OAS and ASEAN deal with the issues of climate change, human rights and the environment.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781781951774 20160618
Green Library
Book
xiii, 444 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction to regional environmental law of the African Union / Hennie Strydom
  • Africa and climate change : legal perspectives from the AU / Daniel M. Pallangyo and Werner Scholtz
  • Sustainable development of SADC's watercourses : the IncoMaputo River Basin Agreement of 2002 / Michelle Barnard and Willem Daniël Lubbe
  • Human rights and the environment in the African Union context / Werner Scholtz
  • Introduction to environmental law in the Americas / Claudia S. de Windt and Marcos A. Orellana
  • The contribution of the Inter-American human rights system to sustainable development / Anna Meijknecht
  • Sustainable water resource management and the Amazon basin / Beatriz Garcia and Jorge Thierry Calasans
  • Introduction to ASEAN regional environmental law / Ben Boer
  • ASEAN : the Singapore Declaration on Climate Change, Energy and the Environment, 2007 and beyond / Koh Kheng-Lian and Lovleen Bhullar
  • Introduction to European Union environmental law / Ludwig Krämer
  • EU climate change law : a credible example? / Javier de Cendra de Larragán
  • Contribution of the case law of the European Court of Human Rights to sustainable development in Europe / Jonathan Verschuuren
  • A comparative analysis of the legal frameworks that govern Europe's transboundary waters / Owen McIntyre.
The core focus of this timely volume is to ascertain how regional environmental law may contribute to the pursuit of global sustainable development. Leading scholars critically analyse the ways in which states may pool sovereignty to find solutions to environmental problems, presenting a comparative legal analysis of the manner in which the AU, EU, OAS and ASEAN deal with the issues of climate change, human rights and the environment.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781781951774 20160618
Law Library (Crown)
Book
xix, 502 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Preface-- 1. The linkage between sustainable development and customary law-- 2. Three case studies from Hawaii, Norway and Greenland-- 3. Social interaction: the foundation of customary law-- 4. How custom becomes law in England-- 5. How custom becomes law in Norway-- 6. Adaptive resource management through customary law-- 7. The place of customary law in democratic societies-- 8. Customary law, sustainable development and the failing state-- 9. Towards sustainability: the basis in international law-- 10. The case studies revisited-- 11. The choice of customary law-- 12. Conclusion: customary law in a globalizing culture.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521859257 20160605
For many nations, a key challenge is how to achieve sustainable development without a return to centralized planning. Using case studies from Greenland, Hawaii and northern Norway, this 2006 book examines whether 'bottom-up' systems such as customary law can play a critical role in achieving viable systems for managing natural resources. Customary law consists of underlying social norms that may become the acknowledged law of the land. The key to determining whether a custom constitutes customary law is whether the public acts as if the observance of the custom is legally obligated. While the use of customary law does not always produce sustainability, the study of customary methods of resource management can produce valuable insights into methods of managing resources in a sustainable way.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521859257 20160605
Law Library (Crown)
Book
xviii, 281 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction Part 1: International Environmental Law Reform 1. Proposals for international environmental law reform: a critical review of the literature 2. Refinement of the epistemology of global environmental sustainability Part 2: The Allocation Problem: Critique 3. The poverty of the market? Critique of economic prescriptions for international environmental law reform 4. The failure of market failure? Critique of the economic diagnosis of causes of global environmental change Part 3: The Allocation Problem: Re-diagnosis 5. Capitalism as allocation problem? Towards diagnosis of the causes of global environmental change Part 4: The Allocation Problem: Proposition 6. Towards international environmental law reform: towards a critical theory of justice? 7. Is ecological democracy sustainable?
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138013865 20160617
Few concerns preoccupy contemporary progressive thought as much as the issue of how to achieve a sustainable human society. The problems impeding this goal include those of how to arrest induced global environmental change (GEC), persistent disagreements about the contribution of economic activities to GEC and further differences in views on how these activities can be reformed in order to reduce the rate of change and thus to mitigate threats to much life on Earth. Reforming Law and Economy for a Sustainable Earth aims to help resolve these problems in two ways. Since addressing GEC will require global coordination, the book first clarifies the conditions necessary to achieve this effectively. Paul Anderson explores these conditions with the aid of a sustained analysis of key concepts in influential disciplines, particularly in social and political theory and law, relating to the transition to a sustainable economy. Second, Anderson tackles the problem of how to arrest GEC by incisively evaluating two leading theoretical positions in terms of their capacity to support the conditions required for effective global coordination. From this basis, the book offers an extensive critique of the idea that global environmental problems can be solved within the framework of global capitalism. It also critically reviews and advances the proposition that global sustainability can be achieved only by changing the capitalist form of organizing the economy. Enriched by a genuinely interdisciplinary approach, the originality of Reforming Law and Economy for a Sustainable Earth lies in the manner it combines a rigorous analysis of the requirements for global sustainability with decisive conclusions as to what are, and what are not, viable means of fulfilling those requirements. The book advances research on sustainability within key disciplines, among them political theory, law and social science, by offering a timely and insightful statement about the global environmental predicament in the 21st century.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138013865 20160617
Green Library
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xxxix, 442 p. ; 26 cm.
  • Acknowledgments-- Part I. Introduction-- Part II. International Agreements to Sustainable Land Management-- Part III. National Agreements to Land Use Planning for Sustainable Development: 1. Africa-- 2. Asia-- 3. Australia-- 4. Europe-- 5. Latin America-- 6. North America.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521862172 20160605
This book, first published in 2006, collects land use laws from countries on each continent that attempt to achieve sustainable development. Due to the startling evidence of global deterioriation and the long-term trends in land use, the Johannesburg Declaration on Sustainable Development was signed in 2002. In the laws collected in this volume, the reader can witness the evolution of national legal systems as they respond to the challenge of sustainable development. This volume illuminates the great flexibility and power of the law as a vehicle for change. Laws contained in this compendium are mechanisms competent to address society's problems; they provide strategies that are appropriate to the culture and place of their origin. This book provides evidence that laws and law reform are being used to create strategies that address a worldwide priority: the clear need to effectively use and preserve the land and its natural resources.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521862172 20160605
Law Library (Crown)
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1 v.
This book surveys the global experience to date in implementing land-use policies that move us further along the sustainable development continuum. The international community has long recognized the need to ensure ongoing and future development is conducted sustainably. While high level commitments towards sustainable development such as those included in the Rio and Johannesburg Declarations are politically important, they are irrelevant if they are not translated into reality on the ground. This book includes chapters that discuss the challenges of implementing sustainable land-use policies in different regions of the world, revealing problems that are common to all jurisdictions and highlighting others that are unique to particular regions. It also includes chapters documenting new approaches to sustainable land use, such as reforms to property rights regimes and environmental laws. Other chapters offer comparisons of approaches in different jurisdictions that can present insights which might not be apparent from a single-jurisdiction analysis.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9786610709793 20160527
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xxvii, 249 p. ; 30 cm.
"This rich source of judicial precedent on environmental issues is presented as a consolidated volume containing summaries of over two hundred judgements from some twenty-eight countries around the world and three international courts and tribunals, with an improved index to facilitate easy reference. The cases reveal the important work being done by environmentalists, scientists, scholars and experts who provide the reports and pertinent evidence upon which the judgements are based." -- United Nations Publications website
Green Library
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v, 376 p.; 23 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
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xvi, 271 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction
  • The challenge of sustainability in fisheries
  • Regulating fisheries towards sustainability
  • Identifying the ties that bind West African states and the EU
  • Sustainability and integration in the EU's common fisheries policy
  • The promotion of sustainability in EU fishing in developing third country waters
  • Senegal's marine fisheries
  • EU-Senegalese relations : the 2002-2006 agreement
  • Conclusions.
Marine living resources are currently under severe threat from unsustainable use. International law urges a precautionary approach in the use of remaining fish stocks, necessitating rational domestic management of coastal fisheries and requiring foreign nations accessing these stocks to cooperate to this end. The manner in which bilateral fishing relations between the EU and various West African states have historically played out, however, has not followed this route. This book is a legal study of these relations from an inter-disciplinary and contextual perspective with particular reference to sustainability questions using three broad conceptual lenses: common resource management, integration towards sustainable development and the colonial legacy to interrogate the extent to which these interactions operated as legal instruments of sustainability.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004206755 20160606
Law Library (Crown)
Book
xvi, 271 p.
Marine living resources are currently under severe threat from unsustainable use. International law urges a precautionary approach in the use of remaining fish stocks, necessitating rational domestic management of coastal fisheries and requiring foreign nations accessing these stocks to cooperate to this end. The manner in which bilateral fishing relations between the EU and various West African states have historically played out, however, has not followed this route. This book is a legal study of these relations from an inter-disciplinary and contextual perspective with particular reference to sustainability questions using three broad conceptual lenses: common resource management, integration towards sustainable development and the colonial legacy to interrogate the extent to which these interactions operated as legal instruments of sustainability.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004206755 20160606
Book
xxxii, 572 pages ; 25 cm
As International Investment Agreements (IIAs) continue to evolve and become increasingly complex, a key challenge for developing countries is how to maintain coherent investment obligations that are consistent across any overlapping treaty provisions. An even greater challenge is the effective negotiation of trade in services and investment commitments in Preferential Trade Agreements to make foreign investment supportive of development. This guide is designed to assist developing countries to negotiate IIAs that are more effective in promoting their sustainable development. It identifies and consolidates emerging best practices from existing treaty models, evaluating the costs and benefits of different approaches; suggesting new and innovative provisions to encourage foreign investment flows; and outlining how states can achieve coherence among their IIAs. A useful reference tool for developing country negotiators and interested parties, including investment promotion agencies, policy-makers, legislative drafters and officials in government legal departments.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781849290869 20160612
Law Library (Crown)
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v. : maps ; 30 cm.
  • Trail Smelter Case, United States of America versus Canada (1938 and 1941)
  • Affaire du Lac Lanoux, Espagne versus France, (1957)
  • Nuclear Test Cases, Australia versus France and New Zealand versus France, (1974) --Fisheries Jurisdiction Cases, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland versus Iceland and Federal Republic of Germany versus Iceland (1974) --Case Concerning the Gabcikovo-Nagymaros Project, Hungary versus Slovakia (1997)
  • Stichting Greenpeace Council v Commission of European Communities (1998).
Contains judgements from the International Court of Justice as well as of arbitral tribunals.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving), SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
v. : maps ; 30 cm.
  • Trail Smelter Case, United States of America versus Canada (1938 and 1941)
  • Affaire du Lac Lanoux, Espagne versus France, (1957)
  • Nuclear Test Cases, Australia versus France and New Zealand versus France, (1974) --Fisheries Jurisdiction Cases, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland versus Iceland and Federal Republic of Germany versus Iceland (1974) --Case Concerning the Gabcikovo-Nagymaros Project, Hungary versus Slovakia (1997)
  • Stichting Greenpeace Council v Commission of European Communities (1998).
Contains judgements from the International Court of Justice as well as of arbitral tribunals.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
xxvi, 428 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Part I. The foundations of sustainable development: History of the concept of sustainable development
  • Conceptual and institutional approaches towards sustainable development
  • Part II. Sustainable development in international law: International sustainable development law : a new branch of law
  • Notion of legal coherence in the context of sustainable development
  • Status of the principle of sustainable development in internaitonal law
  • Part III. Trade in agriculture assessed for coherence: The legal founations of the assessment
  • Legal principle of sustainable development applied to the agreement on agriculture.
The concept of sustainable development has become a fundamental discourse in international decision-making. To enable pragmatic sustainable development governance, legally coherent, mutually supportive multilateral treaties are both necessary and important. This timely book provides an accessible insight into how the concept of sustainable development can be made operational for coherent law making through its translation into legal terms.The book is split into two informative points of inquiry. The first part of the book explores the origins of the sustainable development debate and sheds light on how the international community has inadequately operationalized the concept to utilize its full potential. In this view, Elisabeth Burgi Bonanomi illustrates how sustainable development can facilitate coherent international law making when it is understood as a multidimensional legal principle and methodical norm. The second part of the book adopts this notion as an analytical lens on the WTO Agreement on Agriculture, placing focus specifically on food security and food sustainability. The overarching discussion contributes to one of the most intricate debates of international food governance and investigates the unresolved question of what a sustainable and coherent agricultural trade agreement could look like.A comprehensive overview of sustainable development law, its origins and its current theories, scholars and students with a background in international public law, trade and investment law, development and human rights law, international relations and environmental policy will find this a valuable reference tool. Practitioners and policy makers will benefit from the insight into the search for politically coherent and sustainable legal agreements.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784717261 20160619
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The book provides a general survey on the contemporary ideas of interpretation, focusing on sustainable development law. Ethical and legal fundamentals and the possible legal substance are presented.
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  • Introduction: The Third Annual Environmental Law and Justice Symposium issue / Randall S. Abate
  • Keynote lecture: Good policy, good food : bringing a just and sustainable food system to all / Mark Winne
  • Essay: Mainstreaming climate change into public policy functions : legal options to reinforce sustainable development of Kenya / Robert Kibugi
  • Articles: Rights and roles : Alaska natives and ocean and coastal subsistence resources / Jordan Diamond, Greta Swanson, and Kathryn Mengerink
  • Energy security, green fleets, and green warriors / Jennifer Huang
  • A future submerged : implications of sea level rise for South Florida / Giselle Peruyera
  • Underwater : the need for Massachusetts to become climate ready / Erica Mattison.
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xxviii, 535 p.
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The contributors to this volume evaluate the current input of such major international organizations as the United Nations, the IMF and the World Bank to the challenge of global sustainable development. Each organization is analyzed in terms of its mandate and structure, its substantive policy initiatives, and the need or scope for reform. Other international groups surveyed are the UNCTAD, UNCTC, GATT and NAFTA.
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xii, 201 p. ; 23 cm.
This study examines weaknesses in the existing system of environmental treaty-making and suggests key changes necessary both to confront emerging global environmental threats (such as climate change, loss of biodiversity and pollution) and to achieve sustainable development.
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Solutions to environmental problems require international cooperation, but global environmental treaty-making efforts, including the 1992 U.N.-sponsored Earth Summit in Brazil, have not accomplished much. International cooperation has been hampered by the conflicts between the developed nations of the North and the developing nations of the South; by the fact that science cannot accurately predict when or how environmental threats will materialize; and by the problem that the United Nations treaty-making system was never meant to handle threats to the environment. Lawrence Susskind looks at the weaknesses of the existing system of environmental treaty-making and the increasing role of non-governmental interests in environmental diplomacy. Environmental Diplomacy argues for "nearly self-enforcing" agreements that ensure compliance without threatening sovereignty and maintains that new institutional arrangements are within reach. Susskind builds on the work of the Program on Negotiation at the Harvard Law School and the International Environmental Negotiation Network to offer guidelines for more effective global agreements that provide for sustainable development.
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This study examines weaknesses in the existing system of environmental treaty-making and suggests key changes necessary both to confront emerging global environmental threats (such as climate change, loss of biodiversity and pollution) and to achieve sustainable development.
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Solutions to environmental problems require international cooperation, but global environmental treaty-making efforts, including the 1992 U.N.-sponsored Earth Summit in Brazil, have not accomplished much. International cooperation has been hampered by the conflicts between the developed nations of the North and the developing nations of the South; by the fact that science cannot accurately predict when or how environmental threats will materialize; and by the problem that the United Nations treaty-making system was never meant to handle threats to the environment. Lawrence Susskind looks at the weaknesses of the existing system of environmental treaty-making and the increasing role of non-governmental interests in environmental diplomacy. Environmental Diplomacy argues for "nearly self-enforcing" agreements that ensure compliance without threatening sovereignty and maintains that new institutional arrangements are within reach. Susskind builds on the work of the Program on Negotiation at the Harvard Law School and the International Environmental Negotiation Network to offer guidelines for more effective global agreements that provide for sustainable development.
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  • 1. The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development: A Preliminary Study -- 2. The Philosophy of the Rio Declaration -- 3. Changing Conceptions of Environmental Risk -- 4. The Preamble of the Rio Declaration -- 5. Principle 1: Human Beings and the Environment -- 6. Principle 2: Prevention -- 7. Principle 3: From a Right to Development to Intergenenerational Equity -- 8. Principle 4: Sustainable Development through Integration -- 9. Principle 5: Poverty Eradication -- 10. Principle 6: Special Situation of Developing Countries -- 11. Principle 7: Common but Differentiated Responsibilities -- 12. Principle 8: Sustainable Patterns of Production and Consumption and Demographic Policies -- 13. Principle 9: Science and Technology -- 14. Principle 10: Public Participation -- 15. Principle 11: Environmental Legislation -- 16. Principle 12: The Environment and Trade -- 17. Principle 13: Liability and Compensation -- 18. Principle 14: Dangerous Activities and Substances -- 19. Principle 15: Precaution -- 20. Principle 16: The Polluter-Pays Principle -- 21. Principle 17: Environmental Impact Assessment -- 22. Principle 18: Notification and Assistance in Case of Emergency -- 23. Principle 19: Notification and Consultation on Activities with Transboundary Impact -- 24. Principle 20: The Role of Women -- 25. Principle 21: The Role of the Youth -- 26. Principle 22: Indigenous People and Sustainable Development -- 27. Principle 23: The Environment of Oppressed Peoples -- 28. Principle 24: The Environment in Armed Conflict -- 29. Principle 25: Peace, Development and Environmental Protection -- 30. Principle 26: International Environmental Dispute Settlement -- 31. Principle 27: Cooperation in a Spirit of Global Partnership.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199686773 20160618
The international community has long grappled with the issue of safeguarding the environment and encouraging sustainable development, often with little result. The 1992 Rio Declaration on Environment and Development was an emphatic attempt to address this issue, setting down 27 key principles for the international community to follow. These principles define the rights of people to sustainable development, and the responsibilities of states to safeguard the common environment. The Rio Declaration established that long term economic progress required a connection to environmental protection. It was designed as an authoritative and comprehensive statement of the principles of sustainable development law, an instrument to take stock of the past international and domestic practice, a guide for the design of new multilateral environmental regimes, and as a reference for litigation. This commentary provides an authoritative and comprehensive overview of the principles of the Declaration, written by over thirty inter-disciplinary contributors, including both leading practitioners and academics. Each principle is analysed in light of its origins and rationale. The book investigates each principle's travaux preparatoires setting out the main points of controversy and the position of different countries or groups. It analyses the scope and dimensions of each principle, providing an in-depth understanding of its legal effects, including whether it can be relied before a domestic or international court. It also assesses the impact of the principles on subsequent soft law and treaty development, as well as domestic and international jurisprudence. The authors demonstrate the ways in which the principles interact with each other, and finally provide a detailed analysis of the shortcomings and future potential of each principle. This book will be of vital importance to practitioners, scholars, and students of international environomental law and sustainable development.
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275 p. ; 24 cm.
  • The Earth Charter as a new covenant for democracy / Ron Engel
  • The international recognition and the legal status of the Earth Charter / Imke Sagemüller
  • A comparison of the principles of the World Charter for Nature, the Earth Charter, and the Draft International Covenant for Environment and Development / Helgard Wagener
  • The importance of soft law in global environmental governance / Sigrid Schwalbe
  • States, global environmental governance and the Earth Charter / Barry Brunette
  • Reconciling "power" in sovereignty, ethics, globalization and the Earth Charter / Shane Nicholls
  • Sustainability as a legal principle / Björn Bischoff
  • The precautionary principle / Björn Matthias Funk
  • Do we have a human right to a health environment? / Gary Reese
  • Outlook : the Earth Charter : a model constitution for the world? / Klaus Bosselmann.
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  • History and scope of IUU fishing
  • The international legal and policy framework for sustainable fisheries
  • All state measures
  • Flag state measures
  • Coastal state measures
  • Port state measures
  • Trade and market measures
  • RFMO measures to address IUU fishing
  • Current state practice to combat IUU fishing.
Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, or IUU fishing, is considered one of the most significant threats to the sustainability of fisheries resources. Since the adoption of the International Plan of Action to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing (IPOA-IUU), States and regional fisheries management organisations have made sustained efforts to address the problem. This book analyses the concept of IUU fishing and the international instruments which provide the legal and policy framework to combat IUU fishing. The book also examines the range of measures adopted by States and regional organisations to address IUU fishing. These measures include flag State, coastal State, port State, and market State measures.
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xxii, 397 p. ; 24 cm.
  • International law as a language for international relations-- environmental equity and international law-- implementation of environmental convention - a regional perspective-- trade provisions in multilateral environmental agreements-- avoidance, prevention and settlement of environmental disputes-- liability for environmental damage-- human rights, environment and development-- indigenous people's rights and environmental law-- UNEP's programmatic approach towards the development and periodic review of environmental law-- UNEP's programme of assistance on national legislation and institutions-- capacity building in environmental law-- emerging trends in national environmental legislation in developing countries-- partnership in action - UNEP/UNDP joint project on environmental law in Africa-- protection of the marine environment from land-based activities-- environmental law and international trade in hazardous chemicals-- environmental impact assessment legislation in developing countries-- application of environmental norms by military establishments-- foreign investment and international environmental law-- criminal law and environmental management-- UNEP's environmental law information services.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789280715248 20160528
In the 50 years since the creation of the UN, international law has expanded in scope and undergone significant changes. Among these changes is the development of international environmental law. This branch of law has also developed from a purely environmental form to a more dynamic system which seeks to advance the process of human development based on sustainability. This book discusses the development of environmental law at both national and international levels in the direction of sustainable development. Included are a collection of articles written by legal authorities on a range of contemporary issues in the field of environmental law. It examines UNCED, especially Agenda 21, and seeks to provide pointers to the development of environmental law for sustainable development in the post-Rio period, based on empirical studies. It also provides an intellectual input for the advancement of this process.
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xxii, 397 p. ; 24 cm.
  • International law as a language for international relations-- environmental equity and international law-- implementation of environmental convention - a regional perspective-- trade provisions in multilateral environmental agreements-- avoidance, prevention and settlement of environmental disputes-- liability for environmental damage-- human rights, environment and development-- indigenous people's rights and environmental law-- UNEP's programmatic approach towards the development and periodic review of environmental law-- UNEP's programme of assistance on national legislation and institutions-- capacity building in environmental law-- emerging trends in national environmental legislation in developing countries-- partnership in action - UNEP/UNDP joint project on environmental law in Africa-- protection of the marine environment from land-based activities-- environmental law and international trade in hazardous chemicals-- environmental impact assessment legislation in developing countries-- application of environmental norms by military establishments-- foreign investment and international environmental law-- criminal law and environmental management-- UNEP's environmental law information services.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789280715248 20160528
In the 50 years since the creation of the UN, international law has expanded in scope and undergone significant changes. Among these changes is the development of international environmental law. This branch of law has also developed from a purely environmental form to a more dynamic system which seeks to advance the process of human development based on sustainability. This book discusses the development of environmental law at both national and international levels in the direction of sustainable development. Included are a collection of articles written by legal authorities on a range of contemporary issues in the field of environmental law. It examines UNCED, especially Agenda 21, and seeks to provide pointers to the development of environmental law for sustainable development in the post-Rio period, based on empirical studies. It also provides an intellectual input for the advancement of this process.
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78 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.
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xxii, 192 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Sanctions against goods or services that do not comply : WTO disciplines
  • The special regime of border tax adjustments : levelling the playing field
  • Generalized systems of preferences : the 'conditional preferences' approach
  • Labelling schemes : supporting ethical consumerism
  • Public procurement : the power of the purse.
In the Bretton Woods era, trade liberalization, the improvement of labour rights and working conditions, and the strengthening of environmental policies, were seen as mutually supportive. But is this always true? Can we continue to pretend to protect the rights of workers and to improve environmental protection, particularly through climate change mitigation strategies, within an agenda focused on trade liberalization? Is it credible to pursue trade policies that aim to expand the volumes of trade, without linking such policies to labour and environmental standards, seen as 'non-trade' concerns? This book asks these questions, offering a detailed analysis of whether linkage is desirable and legally acceptable under the disciplines of the World Trade Organization (WTO). It concludes that trade can work for sustainable development, but only if we see it as a means for social and environmental progress, including climate change mitigation, and if we avoid fetichizing it as an end to be pursued for its own sake.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781782257158 20160619
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xiv, 340 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 30 cm.
  • The international legal standard for sustainable EEZ fisheries management / Marion Markowski
  • Promotion and management of marine fisheries in Indonesia / Laode M. Syarif
  • Promotion and management of marine fisheries in Kenya / Evanson Chege Kamau, Andrew Wamukota and Nyawira Muthiga
  • Promotion and management of marine fisheries in Namibia / Raywood Mavetja Rukoro
  • Promotion and management of marine fisheries in Brazil / Mauro Figuereido
  • Promotion and management of marine fisheries in Mexico / G. Ponce-Díaz ... [et al.]
  • Promotion and management of marine fisheries in the European Community / Till Markus
  • Towards a legal clinic for fisheries management / Gerd Winter.
With the growing scarcity of fish resources, instruments of fisheries management become crucial. This publication suggests a legal approach to this issue, and focuses on six case studies: Indonesia, Kenya, Namibia, Brazil, Mexico and the EU. The case studies are preceded by an analysis of the international law requirements concerning fisheries management, with a focus on fisheries in Exclusive Economic Zones. The final part of the book summarises the case studies and develops a proposal for a 'legal clinic' for fisheries management.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9782831711423 20160527
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  • List of Tables and Boxes * List of Contributors * Foreword * Acknowledgements * List of Acronyms and Abbreviations * 1 Introduction - Graham Dutfield * PART ONE - THE INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE: TRIPS and Development 2 Origins and history of the TRIPS negotiations - Adronico Oduogo Adede 3 The future of IPRs in the multilateral trading system - Frederick Abbott 4 The political economy of the TRIPS Agreement: lessons from Asian countries - Jakkrit Kuanpoth 5 Integrating IPR policies in development strategies - John Barton * TRIPS and the International System on Genetic Resources 6 TRIPS and the FAO International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources - Robert J L Lettington 7 The Convention on Biological Diversity and the TRIPS Agreement: compatibility or conflict? - Biswajit Dhar * The WIPO Agenda 8 New treaty development and harmonization of intellectual property law - Ruth Okediji * PART TWO - POLICY AND SYSTEMIC ISSUES: Plant Variety Protection and Patents on Life Forms 9 Article 27.3(b) of the TRIPS Agreement: the review process and developments at national and regional levels - Boniface Guwa Chidyausiku 10 The Revised Bangui Agreement and plant variety protection in OAPI countries - Jeanne Zoundjihekpon 11 The world of biotechnology patents - Silvia Salazar 12 The implications of intellectual property for agricultural research and seed production in West and Central Africa - Oumar Niangado and Demba Kebe * TRIPS and Public Health 13 Access to medicines and public policy safeguards under TRIPS - K Balasubramaniam 14 Intellectual property rights and public health in the Revised Bangui Agreement - Rosine Jourdain 15 The TRIPS Agreement and generic production of HIV/AIDS Drugs - Narendra B Zaveri * IPRs and the Protection of Traditional Knowledge 16 International legal protection for genetic resources, traditional knowledge and folklore: challenges for the intellectual property system - Weerawit Weeraworawit 17 Indigenous knowledge and its protection in India - Suman Sahai 18 Access to genetic resources and protection of traditional knowledge in indigenous territories - Grethel Aguilar 19 Traditional knowledge and the biotrade: the Colombian experience - Ana Maria Hernandez Salgar 20 Documentation of traditional knowledge: People's Biodiversity Registers - Ghate Utkarsh 21 Requiring the disclosure of the origin of genetic resources and traditional knowledge: the current debate and possible legal alternatives - David Vivas Eugui * PART THREE - IMPLEMENTING THE TRIPS AGREEMENT 22 Formulating effective pro-development national intellectual property policies - Carlos Correa * Regional Initiatives 23 Implementing the TRIPS Agreement in Africa - Francis Mangeni 24 The African Union Model Law for the Protection of the Rights of Local Communities Farmers and Breeders and the Regulation of Access to Biological Resources - Johnson A Ekpere 25 The Andean Community regimes on access to genetic resources, intellectual property and indigenous peoples' knowledge - Manuel Ruiz 26 The Central American Regional Protocal on Access to Genetic and Biochemical Resources - Jorge Cabrera Medaglia * National Legislative Reforms 27 The Indian experience in the field of IPR's to biological resources and benefit sharing - Atul Kaushik 28 Interlectual property rights and biological resources: current policy and legislative developments in South Africa - Rosemary A Wolson 29 Towards TRIPS compliance: Kenyan's legislative reforms - James Otieno-Odek 30 The Peruvian Law on Protection of the Collective Knowledge of Indigenous people related to Biological Resources - Begona Venero * Annex 1 Agreement on trade-related Aspects of Interlectual Property Rights (extracts) * Annex 2 The Convention on Biological Diversity (extracts) * Annex 3 International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (extracts) * Annex 4 participants at the Regional Multi-stakeholder Dialogues on IPRs and Sustainable Development * Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781844070442 20160528
An unprecedented surge in the scope and level of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection has been engulfing the world. This globalizing trend has shifted the balance of interests between private innovators and society at large and tensions have flared around key public policy concerns. As developing nations' policy options to use IPRs in support of their broader development strategy are being rapidly narrowed down, many experts are questioning the "one-size-fits-all" approach to IPR protection and are backing a rebalancing of the global regime. Developing countries face huge challenges when designing and implementing IPR-policy on all levels. This book offers perspectives from a diverse range of developing country participants including civil society participants, farmers, grassroots organizations, researchers and government officials. Contributions from well-known developed country authorities round out the selections.
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104 p. ; 22 cm.
  • 1. Background to the International Debate 2. TRIPS, IPRs and Traditional Knowledge Traditional Knowledge and the Link to Community Rights The Value of and Threats to Traditional Knowledge Misappropriation of Traditional Biodiversity Knowledge, or the "Biopiracy" Phenomenon Some Views of Indigenous People Options and Attempts to Redress the Situation 3. The Relationship between TRIPS and the CBD Introduction Inherent Tensions in the IPRs Provisions of the CBD Other Tensions between TRIPS and the CBD Options to Redress the Situation 4. TRIPS and Article 27.3 (b) Introduction Patentability of Living Organisms and Processes: Distinctions Protection of Plant Varieties Conclusions and Suggestions 5. IPRs, TRIPS and Technology Transfer Technology Transfer in the "Environment and Development" Process IPRs and Technology Transfer Case Study of Effect of IPRs on Implementation of the Montreal Protocol TRIPS, Technology and the Environment Provisions in TRIPS for Technology Transfer References.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781842772355 20160528
Intellectual property rights are a major source of controversy. Corporations are now patenting human genes, plants and other biological materials, many of which exist in nature or have been used for generations by farmers and indigenous peoples. Martin Khor examines the "biopiracy" phenomenon, its links to the TRIPS Agreement, and its various effects. He asks: what are the implications of TRIPS for traditional knowledge and the rights of local communities?; what are the tensions between TRIPS and the Convention on Biological Diversity?; should life forms have the status of intellectual property?; will patents for biological materials become mandatory?; and will TRIPS endanger technology transfer for development? This book describes the current debates, looks at the options for problem solving, and suggests ways of moving forward.
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vii, 263 pages ; 26 cm
  • The meaning of sustainability
  • The principle of sustainability
  • Ecological justice
  • Ecological human rights and constitutions
  • The state as environmental trustee
  • Governance for sustainability.
"This book investigates how sustainability informs key principles and concepts of domestic and international law. It calls for the recognition of ecological sustainability as a fundamental principle to guide the entire legal system rather than just environmental legislation. To this end, the book makes a contribution to global environmental constitutionalism, a rapidly growing area within comparative and international environmental law and constitutional law. This 2nd edition has been fully revised and updated to take account of recent developments and new case law."-- Provided by publisher.
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  • Abbreviations -- Foreword by Dr. Zakri Abdul Hamid -- Preface -- Chapter 1 -- What Is This Book About? -- Chapter 2 -- The Weaknesses of the Existing Environmental Treaty-Making System -- Chapter 3 -- Representation and Voting -- Chapter 4 -- The Need for a Better Balance between Science and Politics -- Chapter 5 -- The Advantages and Disadvantages of Issue Linkage -- Chapter 6 -- Monitoring and Enforcement in the Face of Sovereignty -- Chapter 7 -- Reforming the System -- Appendices -- Appendix A: Treaties -- Appendix B: Declaration of the Right to Nature Conservation, Environmental Protection, and Sustainable Development -- Appendix C: The Green Economy Framework for Environmental Diplomacy as stipulated in the Rio Plus 20 Final Outcome Document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, The Future We Want (Section III) -- Appendix D: Steps in the Making of a Treaty in the US Ratification Process -- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199397990 20160618
International environmental agreements have increased exponentially within the last five decades. However, decisions on policies to address key issues such as biodiversity loss, climate change, ozone depletion, hazardous waste transport and numerous other planetary challenges require individual countries to adhere to international norms. What have been the successes and failures in the environmental treaty-making arena? How has the role of civil society and scientific consensus contributed to this maturing process? Why have some treaties been more enforceable than others and which theories of international relations can further inform efforts in this regard? Addressing these questions with renewed emphasis on close case analysis makes this volume a timely and thorough postscript to the Rio-Plus 20 summit's celebrated invocation document, The Future We Want, towards sustainable development. Environmental Diplomacy: Negotiating More Effective Global Agreements provides an accessible narrative on understanding the geopolitics of negotiating international environmental agreements and clear guidance on improving the current system. In this book, authors Lawrence Susskind and Saleem Ali expertly observe international environmental negotiations to effectively inform the reader on the geopolitics of protecting our planet. This second edition offers an additional perspective from the Global South as well as providing a broader analysis of the role of science in environmental treaty-making. It provides a unique contribution as a panoramic analysis of the process of environmental treaty-making.
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xvi, 228 pages ; 25 cm
  • What is this book about?
  • The weaknesses of the existing environmental treaty-making system
  • Representation and voting
  • The need for a better balance between science and politics
  • The advantages and disadvantages of issue linkage
  • Monitoring and enforcement in the face of sovereignty
  • Reforming the system.
International environmental agreements have increased exponentially within the last five decades. However, decisions on policies to address key issues such as biodiversity loss, climate change, ozone depletion, hazardous waste transport and numerous other planetary challenges require individual countries to adhere to international norms. What have been the successes and failures in the environmental treaty-making arena? How has the role of civil society and scientific consensus contributed to this maturing process? Why have some treaties been more enforceable than others and which theories of international relations can further inform efforts in this regard? Addressing these questions with renewed emphasis on close case analysis makes this volume a timely and thorough postscript to the Rio-Plus 20 summit's celebrated invocation document, The Future We Want, towards sustainable development. Environmental Diplomacy: Negotiating More Effective Global Agreements provides an accessible narrative on understanding the geopolitics of negotiating international environmental agreements and clear guidance on improving the current system. In this book, authors Lawrence Susskind and Saleem Ali expertly observe international environmental negotiations to effectively inform the reader on the geopolitics of protecting our planet. This second edition offers an additional perspective from the Global South as well as providing a broader analysis of the role of science in environmental treaty-making. It provides a unique contribution as a panoramic analysis of the process of environmental treaty-making.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199397990 20160618
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1 online resource (210 pages) : illustrations.
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xxx, 414 p. : map.
  • 1. Property Rights and Sustainability: Toward a New Vision of Property, Prue Taylor and David Grinlinton PART I: Theoretical Perspectives on Property Rights and Sustainability 2. Property Rights and Sustainability: Can they be Reconciled? Klaus Bosselmann 3. Taking Property Seriously, Eric T. Freyfogle 4. Property: Faustian Pact or New Covenant with Earth? J. Ronald Engel 5. Property Rights Viewed from Emerging Relational Perspectives, Peter Horsley 6. Property beyond Growth: Toward a Politics of Voluntary Simplicity, Samuel Alexander 7. The Mythology of Environmental Markets, Nicole Graham 8. Sustainable Webs of Interests: Reconceptualizing Property in an Interconnected Environment, Tony Arnold PART II: Differing Cultural Approaches to Property Rights in Natural Resources 9. Elusive Forms: Materiality and Cultural Diversity in the Ownership of Water, Veronica Strang 10. Maori Concepts of Rangatiratanga, Kaitiakitanga, the Environment, and Property Rights, Nin Tomas 11. Communal Governance of Land and Resources as a Sustainable Property Institution, Lee Godden PART III: Changing Conceptions of Property and the Challenge of Accommodating Principles of Sustainability in the Ownership and Use of Natural Resources 12. Evolution, Adaptation, and Invention: Property Rights in Natural Resources in a Changing World, David Grinlinton 13. Property Rights across Sustainable Landscapes: Competing Claims, Collapsing Dichotomies, and the Future of Property, Ann Brower and John Page 14. South African Natural Resources, Property Rights, and the Public Trusteeship - Transformation in Progress, Elmarie van der Schyff 15. International Law's Protection of Foreign-Owned Property against Uncompensated Expropriation: Preserving Host-State Regulatory Freedom, Amokura Kawharu Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004182646 20160602
Published with the support of The New Zealand Law Foundation. As collapses and crises involving ecological systems, economic and financial management and international governance increase, the need for bold alternatives to traditional economic and legal responses has never been more urgent. Property concepts are an important element in the interaction between humans and the natural environment. An important driver of ecological harm, property concepts can also become a powerful tool for responding to ecological problems in ways that have so far eluded both government regulators and markets. Going beyond the traditional critiques of liberal property theories, "Property Rights and Sustainability" takes on the challenge of fundamentally reconceptualising property rights and systems. It makes a significant contribution to rebalancing the legal framework in a way that recognises humanity as a member of a larger ecological order, the health and integrity of which is of primary importance to the long-term viability of our planet. "Property Rights and Sustainability" will be an indispensable resource for those interested in the relationship between property law and the environment, and the ways in which property law can be reshaped to respond to the ecological challenges of our time.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004182646 20160602
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xxx, 414 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Property rights and sustainability : toward a new vision of property / Prue Taylor and David Grinlinton
  • Property rights and sustainability : can they be reconciled? / Klaus Bosselmann
  • Taking property seriously / Eric T. Freyfogle
  • Property : Faustian pact or new covenant with earth? / J. Ronald Engel
  • Property rights viewed from emerging relational perspectives / Peter Horsley
  • Property beyond growth : toward a politics of voluntary simplicity / Samuel Alexander
  • The mythology of environmental markets / Nicole Graham
  • Sustainable webs of interests : property in an interconnected environment / Craig Anthony (Tony) Arnold
  • Elusive forms : materiality and cultural diversity in the ownership of water / Veronica Strang
  • Maori concepts of rangatiratanga, kaitiakitanga, the environment, and property rights / Nin Tomas
  • Communal governance of land and resources as a sustainable property institution / Lee Godden
  • Evolution, adaptation, and invention : property rights in natural resources in a changing world / David P. Grinlinton
  • Property rights across sustainable landscapes : competing claims, collapsing dichotomies, and the future of property / Ann Brower and John Page
  • South African natural resources, property rights, and public trusteeship : transformation in progress / Elmarie van der Schyff
  • International law's protection of foreign-owned property against uncompensated expropriation : preserving host state regulatory freedom / Amokura Kawharu.
Published with the support of The New Zealand Law Foundation. As collapses and crises involving ecological systems, economic and financial management and international governance increase, the need for bold alternatives to traditional economic and legal responses has never been more urgent. Property concepts are an important element in the interaction between humans and the natural environment. An important driver of ecological harm, property concepts can also become a powerful tool for responding to ecological problems in ways that have so far eluded both government regulators and markets. Going beyond the traditional critiques of liberal property theories, "Property Rights and Sustainability" takes on the challenge of fundamentally reconceptualising property rights and systems. It makes a significant contribution to rebalancing the legal framework in a way that recognises humanity as a member of a larger ecological order, the health and integrity of which is of primary importance to the long-term viability of our planet. "Property Rights and Sustainability" will be an indispensable resource for those interested in the relationship between property law and the environment, and the ways in which property law can be reshaped to respond to the ecological challenges of our time.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004182646 20160602
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lxxi, 902 p. ; 25 cm.
  • The foundations
  • Sustainable development in international investment law
  • Future directions
  • Conclusion.
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x, 242 p. ; 24 cm.
  • The meaning of sustainability
  • The principle of sustainability
  • Ecological justice
  • Ecological human rights
  • The state as environmental trustee
  • Governance for sustainability.
This book investigates how sustainability informs the universal principles used in domestic and international law. It calls for the acceptance of sustainability as a recognized legal principle which could be applied to the entire legal system rather than just environmental law or domestic law. To this end, the book makes a contribution to a theory of global law by suggesting that as a universally shared concern, environmental protection and the principle of sustainability should contribute to the 'greening' of the fundamental principles of law and governance.The book will be a valuable resource for students, researchers and policy-makers working in the areas of environmental law and governance.
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  • Introduction-- The meaning of sustainability-- The principle of sustainability-- Ecological justice-- Ecological human rights-- The state as environmental trustee-- Governance for sustainability-- Bibliography-- Index.
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This book investigates how sustainability informs the universal principles used in domestic and international law. It calls for the acceptance of sustainability as a recognized legal principle which could be applied to the entire legal system rather than just environmental law or domestic law. To this end, the book makes a contribution to a theory of global law by suggesting that as a universally shared concern, environmental protection and the principle of sustainability should contribute to the 'greening' of the fundamental principles of law and governance.The book will be a valuable resource for students, researchers and policy-makers working in the areas of environmental law and governance.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780754673552 20160527
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xvi, 356 pages ; 24 cm
  • 1. Capitalism, the sustainability crisis and the limitations of current business governance Benjamin J. Richardson and Beate Sjafjell-- 2. Corporate social responsibility and environmental sustainability David Millon-- 3. Shareholder primacy: the main barrier to sustainable companies Beate Sjafjell, Andrew Johnston, Linn Anker-Sorensen and David Millon-- 4. The role of board directors in promoting environmental sustainability Blanaid Clarke-- 5. Accounting, auditing and reporting: supporting or obstructing the sustainable companies objective? Charlotte Villiers and Jukka Mahonen-- 6. Financial markets and socially responsible investing Benjamin J. Richardson-- 7. Limits to corporate reform and alternative legal structures Carol Liao-- 8. The future for company law and sustainability Beate Sjafjell and Benjamin J. Richardson.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107043275 20160618
This investigation of the barriers to and opportunities for promoting environmental sustainability in company law provides an in-depth comparative analysis of company law regimes across the world. The social norm of shareholder primacy is the greatest barrier preventing progress, and it also helps explain why voluntary action by companies and investors is insufficient. By deconstructing the myth that shareholder primacy has a legal basis and challenging the economic postulates on which mainstream corporate governance debate is based, Company Law and Sustainability reveals a surprisingly large unexplored potential within current company law regimes for companies to reorient themselves towards sustainability. It also suggests possible methods of reforming the existing legal infrastructure for companies and provides an important contribution to the broader debate on how to achieve sustainability.
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  • List of Contributors Introduction by Elena Blanco and Jona Razzaque Rethinking Investment Contracts through a Sustainable Development Lens by Lorenzo Cotula China's Engagement with Latin America: Partnership or Plunder? by Carmen G. Gonzalez Resource Sovereignty in the Global Environmental Order by Jona Razzaque The Right to Water in South Africa: Constitutional Managerialism and a Call for Pluralism by Nathan Cooper and Duncan French Food Security, Biofuels and Corporate Sustainability by Thomas West Corporate Social Responsibility and the Defence of Human Rights by Shanta Martin Natural Resources Management: Protecting Fisheries in the 21st Century by Malgosia Fitzmaurice Extractive Industries, Corruption and Transparency by Indira Carr and Elina Konstantinidou Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004227064 20160610
Considering that natural resources or green capital are the drivers of globalisation, this book focuses on the link between investment, trade and natural resource management in the context of the growing economic inequalities between states. It argues that there is a need to pay attention to the environmental and social conflicts arising out of economic globalisation and the response of regulatory and institutional mechanisms to the challenges of rapid resource depletion. This book will allow the readers to get a better understanding of the overlapping legal regimes, disagreement and diversities of legal processes, and the benefits and risks associated with sustainable management of the natual resource sector.
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  • Introduction / Elena Blanco and Jona Razzaque
  • Rethinking investment contracts through a sustainable development lens / Lorenzo Cotula
  • China's engagement with Latin America : partnership or plunder? / Carmen G. Gonzalez
  • Resource sovereignty in the global environmental order / Jona Razzaque
  • The right to water in South Africa : constitutional managerialism and a call for pluralism / Nathan Cooper and Duncan French
  • Food security, biofuels and corporate sustainability / Thomas West
  • Corporate social responsibility and the defence of human rights / Shanta Martin
  • Natural resources management : protecting fisheries in the 21st century / Malgosia Fitzmaurice
  • Extractive industries, corruption and transparency / Indira Carr and Elina Konstantinidou.
Considering that natural resources or green capital are the drivers of globalisation, this book focuses on the link between investment, trade and natural resource management in the context of the growing economic inequalities between states. It argues that there is a need to pay attention to the environmental and social conflicts arising out of economic globalisation and the response of regulatory and institutional mechanisms to the challenges of rapid resource depletion. This book will allow the readers to get a better understanding of the overlapping legal regimes, disagreement and diversities of legal processes, and the benefits and risks associated with sustainable management of the natual resource sector.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004227064 20160610
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  • Framing the issues / Hans Henrik Lidgard, Jeffery Atik, and Tu Thanh Nguyen
  • TRIPS Article 66.2 : between hard law and soft law? / Thu-Lang Tran-Wasescha and Xavier Groussot
  • Assessing reporting obligations under TRIPS Article 66.2 43 / Hans Henrik Lidgard
  • Technology transfer and competition law : options for developing countries / Tu Thanh Nguyen
  • Intellectual property rights, technology transfer and development : the case of compulsory licensing / Keith E. Maskus
  • ACTA and the destabilization of TRIPS / Jeffery Atik
  • Breaking down barriers to technology transfer : reforming WTO standard-setting rules and establishing an advisory facility in standard-setting for developing and least developed countries / Christopher Gibson
  • Technology transfer and climate change / Hari M. Osofsky
  • Technology transfer and benefit sharing under the Biodiversity Convention / Peter Gottschalk
  • Sustainable technology transfer, climate control, and renewable power in Vietnam / Steven Ferrey
  • Vietnam : a case study for sustainable technology transfer / Tran Viet Dung, Le Thi Nam Giang, and Nguyen Nhu Quynh
  • From reality to law : sustainable technology transfer : an outlook / Christoffer Wong ... [et al.].
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  • Origins and development of the concept of sustainable development in international law
  • Integration as a central aspect of sustainable development
  • The international climate regime
  • Sustainable development in the context of international climate change law
  • Sustainable development in WTO context
  • Sustainable development as a general principle of law
  • Fragmentation of international law : the origin of normative conflicts
  • Climate measures and WTO law : general comments
  • International emissions trading and WTO rules
  • The clean development mechanism and WTO rules
  • Concluding remarks on part II
  • Is there a need for the principle of sustainable development in WTO dispute settlement?
  • Principles of conflict resolution
  • Applicability of non-WTO law in WTO dispute settlement
  • Applicability of the principle of sustainable development in WTO dispute settlement
  • Application of the principle of sustainable development : practical consequences
  • 'Case' studies : CDM and emissions trading
  • Final conclusions.
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  • Origins and development of the concept of sustainable development in international law
  • Integration as a central aspect of sustainable development
  • The international climate regime
  • Sustainable development in the context of international climate change law
  • Sustainable development in WTO context
  • Sustainable development as a general principle of law
  • Fragmentation of international law : the origin of normative conflicts
  • Climate measures and WTO law : general comments
  • International emissions trading and WTO rules
  • The clean development mechanism and WTO rules
  • Concluding remarks on part II
  • Is there a need for the principle of sustainable development in WTO dispute settlement?
  • Principles of conflict resolution
  • Applicability of non-WTO law in WTO dispute settlement
  • Applicability of the principle of sustainable development in WTO dispute settlement
  • Application of the principle of sustainable development : practical consequences
  • 'Case' studies : CDM and emissions trading
  • Final conclusions.
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'Bretton Woods' has become shorthand for the post-war international financial and economic framework. Mindful of the historic 1944 conference and its legacy for the discipline of international economic law, the American Society of International Law's International Economic Law Group (IELG) chose Bretton Woods as the venue for a landmark scholarly meeting. In November of 2006, a diverse group of academics and practitioners gathered to reflect on the past, present and future of international economic law. They sought to survey and advance three particular areas of endeavour: research and scholarship, teaching, and practice/service. This book represents an edited collection of some of the exceptional papers presented at the conference including contributions from Andreas Lowenfeld, Joel Trachtman, Amelia Porges and Andrew Lang. The volume is organised into three parts, each covering one of the three pillars in the discipline of international economic law: research and scholarship; teaching; and practice/service. It begins with an assessment of the state and future of research in the field, including chapters on questions such as: what is international economic law? Is it a branch of international law or of economic law? How do fields outside of law, such as economics and international relations, relate to international economic law? How do research methodologies influence policy outcomes? The second part examines the state and future of teaching in the subject. Chapters cover topics such as: how and where is international economic law taught? Is the training provided in the law schools suitable for future academics, government officials, or practitioners? How might regional shortcomings in academic resources be addressed? The final part of the book focuses on the state and future of international economic law practice in the Bretton Woods era, including institutional reform. The contributors consider issues such as: what is the nature of international economic law practice? What are the needs of practitioners in government, private practice, international and non-governmental organisations? Finally, how have the Bretton Woods institutions adapted to these and other challenges-and how might they better respond in the future? International Economic Law: The State and Future of the Discipline will be of interest to lawyers, economists and other professionals throughout the world-whether in the private, public, academic or non-governmental sectors-seeking both fresh insights and expert assessments in this expanding field. Indeed, the book itself promises to play a role in the next phase of the development of international economic law.
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  • The state & future of international economic law research
  • The state & future of international economic law teaching
  • The state & future of international economic law practice in the Bretton Woods era.
'Bretton Woods' has become shorthand for the post-war international financial and economic framework. Mindful of the historic 1944 conference and its legacy for the discipline of international economic law, the American Society of International Law's International Economic Law Group (IELG) chose Bretton Woods as the venue for a landmark scholarly meeting. In November of 2006, a diverse group of academics and practitioners gathered to reflect on the past, present and future of international economic law. They sought to survey and advance three particular areas of endeavour: research and scholarship, teaching, and practice/service. This book represents an edited collection of some of the exceptional papers presented at the conference including contributions from Andreas Lowenfeld, Joel Trachtman, Amelia Porges and Andrew Lang. The volume is organised into three parts, each covering one of the three pillars in the discipline of international economic law: research and scholarship; teaching; and practice/service. It begins with an assessment of the state and future of research in the field, including chapters on questions such as: what is international economic law? Is it a branch of international law or of economic law? How do fields outside of law, such as economics and international relations, relate to international economic law? How do research methodologies influence policy outcomes? The second part examines the state and future of teaching in the subject. Chapters cover topics such as: how and where is international economic law taught? Is the training provided in the law schools suitable for future academics, government officials, or practitioners? How might regional shortcomings in academic resources be addressed? The final part of the book focuses on the state and future of international economic law practice in the Bretton Woods era, including institutional reform. The contributors consider issues such as: what is the nature of international economic law practice? What are the needs of practitioners in government, private practice, international and non-governmental organisations? Finally, how have the Bretton Woods institutions adapted to these and other challenges-and how might they better respond in the future? International Economic Law: The State and Future of the Discipline will be of interest to lawyers, economists and other professionals throughout the world-whether in the private, public, academic or non-governmental sectors-seeking both fresh insights and expert assessments in this expanding field. Indeed, the book itself promises to play a role in the next phase of the development of international economic law.
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  • Sustainable development in the European Union treaties and in national legislation : some conclusions / Nigel Haigh
  • The international dimension of EU energy law and policy / Thomas Wälde
  • General principles of sustainable development : from soft law to hard law / Gerhard Hafner
  • Sustainable development, war reparation, and environmental damage / Olufemi Elias
  • Incorporating sustainable development concerns into the development and investment process : the World Bank experience / David Freestone
  • The progressive integration of environmental protections with offshore joint development agreements / David M. Ong
  • The customary international law of transboundary fresh waters / Joseph W. Dellapenna
  • New era in Luso-Spanish relations in the management of shared basins? The challenge of sustainability / Paulo Canelas de Castro
  • Finnish-Swedish Frontier River Commission : effective water cooperation / Malgosia Fitzmaurice
  • Legal and institutional aspects of management arrangements for shared stocks of marine fish / Daniel Owen.
Sustainable development and the protection of the environment are concepts that have become inescapably connected. At the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg in September 2002, the challenges facing the global environment were discussed at length. Air, water and marine pollution continue to rob millions of a decent life, loss of biodiversity continues, fish stocks are being depleted, desertification claims more fertile land, climate changes are having devastating effects, natural disasters are more frequent and developing countries are even more vulnerable.
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  • Access issues-- national access and use commitments-- valuation and equity-- informed consent-- ex situ issues-- traditional knowledge-- national technology transfer commitments-- role of intellectual property rights in achieving technology transfer objectives.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851991979 20160528
The Convention on Biological Diversity is a complex document, particularly in those articles dealing with the ownership and use of genetic resources. While only limited progress has been made in applying the Convention, countries are nevertheless acting unilaterally on its placement of genetic resources as their sovereign right to exploit. This book reviews and synthesizes all of the aspects of these issues. Its focus is the presentation of legal and economic issues regarding the sustainable use and transfer of genetic resources and associated technologies. It also identifies specific steps that can be taken and their expected consequences. Drawing particularly on Articles 8, 9, 15, 16, 18 and 19 of the Convention, it should assist positive action during this juncture in its application. It should be useful for scientists, policy-makers and NGOs, whether from the perspectives of economics or law, or more applied fields such as biological conservation or plant breeding and biotechnology.
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xii, 218 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Access issues-- national access and use commitments-- valuation and equity-- informed consent-- ex situ issues-- traditional knowledge-- national technology transfer commitments-- role of intellectual property rights in achieving technology transfer objectives.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851991979 20160528
The Convention on Biological Diversity is a complex document, particularly in those articles dealing with the ownership and use of genetic resources. While only limited progress has been made in applying the Convention, countries are nevertheless acting unilaterally on its placement of genetic resources as their sovereign right to exploit. This book reviews and synthesizes all of the aspects of these issues. Its focus is the presentation of legal and economic issues regarding the sustainable use and transfer of genetic resources and associated technologies. It also identifies specific steps that can be taken and their expected consequences. Drawing particularly on Articles 8, 9, 15, 16, 18 and 19 of the Convention, it should assist positive action during this juncture in its application. It should be useful for scientists, policy-makers and NGOs, whether from the perspectives of economics or law, or more applied fields such as biological conservation or plant breeding and biotechnology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851991979 20160528
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  • 1987-2007: 'Our common future' revisited / Hans Christian Bugge
  • A fundament and two pillars: the concept of sustainable development 20 years after the Brundtland report / Gerd Winter
  • Theory for sustainable development: towards or against? / Staffan Westerlund
  • Sustainability and a new concept of liberty / Felix Ekardt
  • Sustainable development in international law / Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger
  • Between process and substance: sustainable development in the jurisprudence of international courts and tribunals / Alan Boyle
  • Development--the neglected dimension in the post-Rio international law of sustainable development / Nico Schrijver
  • The principle of common but differentiated responsibilities as contributing to sustainable development through multilateral environmental agreements / Tuula Kolari
  • Sustainable development in world trade law: a short history / Markus W. Gehring
  • Any steps towards sustainability in international investment agreements? a study of BITs of Nordic countries and the US-Chile free trade agreement concerning the potential to conflict with health and environmental measures / Åsa Romson
  • Transparency, participation and accountability in international economic dispute settlement: a sustainable development perspective / Nathalie Bernasconi-Osterwalder
  • Corporate environmental accountability as a means for intragenerational equity: 'hidden' environmental impacts in the North-South counflict / Katinka Jesse and Marie-José van der Heijden
  • Sustainable development in EC law / Ludwig Krämer
  • Sustainable development and EU waste law / Nicolas de Sadeleer
  • EC legislation on public procurement and sustainable development / Ari Ekroos
  • Bioenergy as integration of the sustainable development principle in energy policy: the particular case of EC biomass regulation / Catherine Banet
  • Sustainable development: an operational principle? lessons from the Spanish experience on intensive urban growth / Angel-Manuel Moreno
  • A sustainable criminal law: criminal law for sustainability / Eva Westerlund
  • Sustainable development within the climate change regime / Massimiliano Montini
  • Climate change and the mandate of sustainable development: observations from a legal perspective / Christina Voigt
  • Balancing exploitation and protection of the Dutch North Sea: the Dutch struggle with the need for wind energy at sea and a legal framework for the protection of the marine environment / Kars de Graaf.
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  • Foreword. Acknowledgments. Part I: Introduction. 1. Purpose, Structure and Scope of the Study. 2. The Legal Mandate of Multilateral Development Banks as Agents for Change Toward Sustainable Development. Part II: Environmental Principles and Concepts. 3. Sequential-Conceptual Index to Key Word Entries. 4. Alphabetical Index to Key Word Entries. 5. Text of Key Word Entries. 6. List of International Legal Instruments and Decisions Cited. 7. Index of Bank Documents Cited.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789041198075 20160528
This work provides a detailed analysis of international environmental legal principles and concepts, as well as public policy criteria of direct relevance to Multilateral Development Bank (MDB) operations in developing member countries. The study describes the international legal and public policy underpinning MDB's pursuit of sustainable development as a strategic development objective which is key not only to the quality of life of inhabitants of the countries concerned, but also to global economic prosperity. The bulk of legal rules, standards and guidelines, as well as of public policy notions, are reduced in this volume to a set of operationally meaningful principles and concepts for multilateral development banking. The book draws from a vast range of source materials and extends from international conventional law (multilateral, bilateral), customary legal principles, Agenda 21 and other formally non-binding instruments or documents, to practices and standards of international financial institutions. The issues addressed include accountability and empowerment (which include access to information, environmental impact assessment, and public participation); the social impact of MDB operations (such as involuntary resettlement, treatment of indigenous populations); the effectiveness of environmental protection measures (such as environmental monitoring and environmental audits); and the impact on certain environmental resources. This overview of the environmental policy objectives and criteria applicable to multilateral development banking should be welcomed by policy-makers, environmentalists, lawyers, scholars, stakeholders in development projects, and many others.
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  • Introduction / James R. May and John C. Dernbach
  • Framing the sustainability questions / John C. Dernbach
  • Sustainable drilling through health impact assessment : understanding and planning for public health impacts / Pamela Ko and Patricia Salkin
  • Requiring full-cost accounting for environmental and social impacts / John H. Quigley
  • Sustainable housing in rural communities affected by shale gas development / Jonathan Williamson and Bonita Kolb
  • Sustainability and community responses to local impacts / Diana Stares, James McElfish and John Ubinger, Jr.
  • Public participation and sustainability : how Pennsylvania's shale gas program thwarts sustainable outcomes / Kenneth T. Kristl
  • Sustainability and stakeholder participation : shale gas extraction in the United Kingdom / Jill Morgan
  • Relevance of transparency to sustainability and to Pennsylvania's shale gas legislation / Bernard D. Goldstein
  • Regulating shale gas production for sustainability : the federalism questions / David B. Spence
  • Sustainable development and proposed shale gas extraction in South Africa : prospects and challenges / Jan Glazewski
  • Sustainable management of onshore recovery of unconventional gas in New Zealand / Trevor Daya-Winterbottom
  • The sustainability imperative of the surprisingly big energy efficiency resource / John A. 'Skip' Laitner
  • Is shale gas part of a sustainable solution to climate change? : a factual and ethical analysis / Donald A. Brown
  • Shale gas and a sustainable future / John C. Dernbach and James R. May.
The rapid growth of shale gas development has led to an intense and polarizing debate about the merit of shale gas. At the same time, and essentially independent of shale gas development, countries around the world concluded at the 2012 U.N. Conference on Sustainable Development that the transition to sustainability must be accelerated. This book asks and suggests answers to a question that has not been systematically analyzed: what laws and policies are needed to ensure that shale gas development helps accelerate the transition to sustainability?
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781783476145 20160704
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  • Part 1. Reflections on sustainability governance
  • Sustainable Development Within Knowledge Democracies: An Emerging Governance Problem / Roeland Jaap in 't Veld
  • Cultural Diversity and Sustainability Metagovernance / Louis Meuleman
  • Growth: A Discussion of the Margins of Economic and Ecological Thought / Alexander Perez-Carmona
  • Development, Sustainability and International Politics / Jamel Napolitano
  • Part 2. sustainability governance: topical themes
  • Governing Planetary Boundaries: Limiting or Enabling Conditions for Transitions Towards Sustainability? / Falk Schmidt
  • Emergency Response: Clustering Change / Günther Bachmann
  • Taking Boundary Work Seriously: Towards a Systemic Approach to the Analysis of Interactions Between Knowledge Production and Decision-Making on Sustainable Development / Stefan Jungcurt
  • Transgovernance: The Quest for Governance of Sustainable Development / Roeland Jaap in 't Veld.
'Transgovernance: Advancing Sustainability Governance' analyses the question what recent and ongoing changes in the relations between politics, science and media - together characterized as the emergence of a knowledge democracy - may imply for governance for sustainable development, on global and other levels of societal decision making, and the other way around: How can the discussion on sustainable development contribute to a knowledge democracy? How can concepts such as second modernity, reflexivity, configuration theory, (meta)governance theory and cultural theory contribute to a 'transgovernance' approach which goes beyond mainstream sustainability governance? This volume presents contributions from various angles: international relations, governance and metagovernance theory, (environmental) economics and innovation science. It offers challenging insights regarding institutions and transformation processes, and on the paradigms behind contemporary sustainability governance.This book gives the sustainability governance debate a new context. It transforms classical questions into new options for societal decision making and identifies starting points and strategies towards effective governance of transitions to sustainability.
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  • Origins and guiding ideas of environmental law / Kenneth Palmer
  • Integrating sustainability into environmental law and policy in New Zealand / David Grinlinton
  • Breaching the Maginot line : the frailty of environmental law in Europe and North America / Nicole Bakker and Benjamin J. Richardson
  • International environmental law and policy / Angela Thomson
  • The concept of sustainable development / Klaus Bosselmann
  • One indigenous vision for sustainable development law? : tensions and prospects / Andrea Tunks
  • Indigenous visions for sustainable development law? : continuing the conversation ... / Krushil Watene
  • The global perspective : convergence of international and municipal law / Prue Taylor
  • A legal framework for sustainable development / Klaus Bosselmann
  • Bibliography of New Zealand environmental writing / Vernon Tava, Caroline Fergusson and Ben Leonard.
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  • Circulation of the model of sustainable development : tracing the path in a comparative law perspective / Ivano alogna
  • 3-D sustainability and its contribution to governance assessment in legal terms : examples and perspectives / Volker Mauerhofer
  • Sustainability : a long, hard road / Ferdinand Kerschner and Erika Wagner
  • Environmental sustainability as a human right / Rasyikah Md Khalid, Faridah Jalil, and Mazlin Bin Mokhtar
  • Ensuring access to safe drinking water as an imperative of sustainable development / Vasilka Sancin and Mašs Kovič Dine
  • Ensuring a sustainable future through recognizing and protecting indigenous ecological knowledge / Natalie P. stoianoff
  • Framing new environmental cultures for sustainability : communication and sensemaking in three intractable multiparty conflicts in the EbreBiosfera, Spain / Jordi Prades and aitana De la Varga
  • Empirical investigation of supportive legal frameworks for social enterprises in Belgium : a cross-sectoral comparison of case studies concerning social enterprises from the social housing, finance and energy sector / Aikaterini Argyrou [and five others]
  • Judicial control over acts of administrative omission : environmental rule of law and recent case law in Japan / Noriko Okubo
  • Examining the resilience of public participation structures for sustainable mining in the Philippines / Weena Gera
  • Public participation and constitutional impediments to sustainable development in Nigeria / Taiwo Odumosu
  • Global conceptual framework for categorizing environmental change based on property rights and compensation / Volker Mauerhofer
  • Prioritising the environment in sustainable development : lessons from Australian environmental impact assessment / Sophie Riley
  • Reframing sustainability in Taiwan : legal challenges and opportunities / Yao-Ming Hsu
  • Legal butterfly effect : unexpected twists and turns of the law in Costa Rica's payment for ecosystem services program / Pablo G. Peña
  • From river basins to landscapes, holistic legal constructs and their differentiation / Henrik Josefsson
  • Coherence issues between climate, energy and water in the case of European hydropower : can we have it all? / Jonida Abazaj
  • Generating renewable energy for the material realization of sustainable development : what do we need from multilateral cooperation, the climate change and the international trade regimes? / Marco Citelli
  • Fair and equitable treatment standard and the revocation of feed in tariffs, foreign renewable energy investments in crisis-struck Spain / Thomas Dromgool and Daniel Ybarra Enguix
  • Horizontal and vertical integration of sustainability into policymaking, planning and implementation of renewable energy projects, the New Zealand model / David Grinlinton
  • Tackling climate change through the elimination of trade barriers for low-carbon goods : multilateral, plurilateral and regional approaches / Christopher Frey
  • Environmental integration in China's eco-city development, from an institutional perspective / Ying Yin
  • Identifying the interaction between landfill taxes and NIMBY : a simulation for Flanders (Belgium) using a dynamic optimization model / Rob Hoogmartens, Maarten Dubois, and Steven Van Passel
  • Pressing forward, developments in the transition towards sustainable materials management in EU environmental law / Thomas J. de römph
  • Sustainable development : new thoughts, new policy, new law? / Frederik Hendrik Kistenkas
  • Sustainable development of the oceans : closing the gaps in the international legal framework / Glen wright, Julien Rochette, and Thomas Greiber
  • Knowledge in sustainable resource management in Australia / Judith Preston
  • Sustainable use of biodiversity and its implications in agriculture : the agroforestry case in the Brazilian legal framework / Marcia Fajardo Cavalcanti de Albuquerque
  • Next generation rural natural resource governance : a careful diagnosis / Paul Martin and Jacqueline Williams.
This book addresses legal aspects of sustainable development and offers the latest thinking on a wide range of current themes. By taking a cross-cutting approach, it adds considerably to the exploration of this emerging scientific field. Twenty-nine original contributions present innovative thoughts and replicable ideas from this exciting, new area, which will be of value to practitioners and researchers alike.These contributions are allocated into a horizontal and sectorial part. The section covering horizontal policies has five sub-parts: 1) general aspects; 2) human and intellectual property rights; 3) communication and social enterprise governance; 4) public participation and 5) assessment tools. The second part on sectorial policies also has five sub-parts: 1) forest and water management; 2) renewable energy; 3) cities, waste and material management; 4) biodiversity, nature conservation, oceans and spatial planning and 5) agriculture and rural policy. It offers a multifaceted discussion of sustainable development and law by authors from five continents and from both the public and the private sectors. This selection guarantees a broad view that presents the more theoretical arguments from the academic as well as the practical perspective. Furthermore, the authorship includes senior, highly experienced academics and practitioners as well as those at the start of their career. This ensures thoughtful expansions of established theories as well as the emergence of innovative ideas. Moreover, the ten sub-parts bring together likeminded thoughts, resulting in an exchange of different viewpoints on a similar theme. This allows the readers to concentrate on individual chapters, while at the same time discovering a variety of thoughts and ideas.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319260198 20160619
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  • Part I Research topic and design-- 1. Introduction-- 2. Research design-- Part II Sustainability Contractual Clauses-- 3. SCCs' definition-- 4. Do sustainability clauses fit the contract paradigm?-- 5. Literature review-- Part III Regulation of Sustainability Contractual Clauses-- 6. Legal framework-- 7. Sustainability clauses' anatomy-- Part IV Regulation through Sustainability Contractual Clauses-- 8. Legalization of CSR/hardening soft CSR regulation-- 9. Assessing effectiveness of SCCs as a transnational regulatory tool-- Part V Final conclusions-- 10. Synopsis, conclusions, and future prospects.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789462364813 20160618
Sustainable development is a globally recognized goal. However, governments are failing to reach agreement on how this should be achieved. Private actors that are under stakeholders' pressure try to fill this regulatory gap by developing various types of transnational private regulation. However, transnational private regulation suffers from weak legitimacy, questionable effectiveness, and lack of credible enforcement. This book suggests that supply chain contracting may offer an alternative regulation that could lead us away from the current regulatory impasse or at least be one of the missing pieces in the puzzle. Despite the traditionally primary goal of business - to make profit - companies are, under the imperative of corporate social responsibility ('CSR'), engaging in activities pursuing public goals in the social and environmental spheres. This book studies one of the tools developed to implement CSR into the business operations, social and environmental clauses in international supply chain contracts ('sustainability contractual clauses', SCCs). Since there is a lack of literature and regulation on this topic, companies use SCCs without proper knowledge or guidance why and how this should be done and what legal consequences this may have. This publication fills this gap by discussing the use of the legal instrument of contract to pursue social and environmental goals, analyzing the legal framework of sustainability contractual clauses, examining what legal effects SCCs may have, and evaluating the contribution of this activity in terms of achieving sustainable development objectives. The aim is to explore both the potential and the limitations of contractual governance in achieving global sustainability and thus contribute to the current discussion on the development of new regulatory and governance designs in this area.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789462364813 20160618
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xxvi, 341 p. ; 25 cm.
  • History and scope of IUU fishing
  • The international legal and policy framework for sustainable fisheries
  • All state measures
  • Flag state measures
  • Coastal state measures
  • Port state measures
  • Trade and market measures
  • RFMO measures to address IUU fishing
  • Current state practice to combat IUU fishing.
Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, or IUU fishing, is considered one of the most significant threats to the sustainability of fisheries resources. Since the adoption of the International Plan of Action to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing (IPOA-IUU), States and regional fisheries management organisations have made sustained efforts to address the problem. This book analyses the concept of IUU fishing and the international instruments which provide the legal and policy framework to combat IUU fishing. The book also examines the range of measures adopted by States and regional organisations to address IUU fishing. These measures include flag State, coastal State, port State, and market State measures.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004175754 20160604
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xvi, 829 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Part I. Nature of Obligations, Principles, and Objectives: 1. Preamble-- 2. Nature and scope of obligations-- 3. Categories of intellectual property embraced by TRIPS-- 4. Basic principles-- 5. Exhaustion-- 6. Objectives and principles-- Part II. Substantive Obligations: 7. Copyright works-- 8. Copyright: computer programs-- 9. Copyright: databases-- 10. Copyright: the rental right-- 11. Copyright: term of protection-- 12. Copyright: limitations and exceptions-- 13. Copyright: related rights-- 14. Trademarks-- 15. Geographical indications-- 16. Industrial designs-- 17. Patents: subject matter and patentability requirements-- 18. Patents: non-discrimination-- 19. Patents: ordre public and morality-- 20. Patents: therapeutic, surgical and diagnostic methods-- 21. Patents: biotechnological inventions: genetic resources, plant variety protection, traditional knowledge-- 22. Patents: rights conferred-- 23. Patents: exceptions to rights conferred-- 24. Patents: disclosure obligations-- 25. Patents: non-voluntary uses (compulsory licenses)-- 26. Patents: process patents: burden of proof-- 27. Integrated circuits-- 28. Undisclosed information-- Part III. Intellectual Property Rights and Competition: 29. Competition-- Part IV. Enforcement, Maintenance, and Acquisition of Rights: 30. Enforcement-- Part V. Interpretation and Dispute Settlement and Prevention: 31. Transparency-- 32. Dispute settlement-- Part VI. Transitional and Institutional Arrangements: 33. Transitional periods-- 34. International and technological cooperation and transfer of technology-- 35. Council for TRIPS-- 36. Transitional provisions-- 37. Review and amendment-- 38. Reservations-- 39. Security exceptions.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521850445 20160528
The Resource Book, conceived as a practical guide to the TRIPS Agreement, provides detailed analysis of each of its provisions, aiming at a sound understanding of WTO Members' rights and obligations. The purpose is to clarify the implications of the Agreement especially highlighting the areas in which the treaty leaves leeway to Members for the pursuit of their own policy objectives, according to their respective levels of development. In doing so, the book does not produce tailor-made prescriptions but gives guidance on the implications of specific issues and on the options available. The book is not limited to the analysis of the TRIPS Agreement but to the consideration of related questions and developments at the national, regional, and international level.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521850445 20160528
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xvi, 829 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Part I. Nature of Obligations, Principles, and Objectives: 1. Preamble-- 2. Nature and scope of obligations-- 3. Categories of intellectual property embraced by TRIPS-- 4. Basic principles-- 5. Exhaustion-- 6. Objectives and principles-- Part II. Substantive Obligations: 7. Copyright works-- 8. Copyright: computer programs-- 9. Copyright: databases-- 10. Copyright: the rental right-- 11. Copyright: term of protection-- 12. Copyright: limitations and exceptions-- 13. Copyright: related rights-- 14. Trademarks-- 15. Geographical indications-- 16. Industrial designs-- 17. Patents: subject matter and patentability requirements-- 18. Patents: non-discrimination-- 19. Patents: ordre public and morality-- 20. Patents: therapeutic, surgical and diagnostic methods-- 21. Patents: biotechnological inventions: genetic resources, plant variety protection, traditional knowledge-- 22. Patents: rights conferred-- 23. Patents: exceptions to rights conferred-- 24. Patents: disclosure obligations-- 25. Patents: non-voluntary uses (compulsory licenses)-- 26. Patents: process patents: burden of proof-- 27. Integrated circuits-- 28. Undisclosed information-- Part III. Intellectual Property Rights and Competition: 29. Competition-- Part IV. Enforcement, Maintenance, and Acquisition of Rights: 30. Enforcement-- Part V. Interpretation and Dispute Settlement and Prevention: 31. Transparency-- 32. Dispute settlement-- Part VI. Transitional and Institutional Arrangements: 33. Transitional periods-- 34. International and technological cooperation and transfer of technology-- 35. Council for TRIPS-- 36. Transitional provisions-- 37. Review and amendment-- 38. Reservations-- 39. Security exceptions.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521850445 20160528
The Resource Book, conceived as a practical guide to the TRIPS Agreement, provides detailed analysis of each of its provisions, aiming at a sound understanding of WTO Members' rights and obligations. The purpose is to clarify the implications of the Agreement especially highlighting the areas in which the treaty leaves leeway to Members for the pursuit of their own policy objectives, according to their respective levels of development. In doing so, the book does not produce tailor-made prescriptions but gives guidance on the implications of specific issues and on the options available. The book is not limited to the analysis of the TRIPS Agreement but to the consideration of related questions and developments at the national, regional, and international level.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9786610416240 20160527
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xix, 408 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction / Stefania Negri and Sandrine Maljean-Dubois
  • The normative force of the outcome document "the future we want" : brief remarks / Angela DiStasi
  • La gouvemance globale de l'environnement : enjeux et perspectives après la Conférence des Nations Unies sur le développement durable "Rio+20" / Sandrine Maljean-Dubois
  • Sustainable development partnerships as a bridge between international commitments and their national implementation / Carina Costa de Oliveira
  • The heritage dimension of the climate system and its protection for the benefit of mankind / José Manuel Sobrino Heredia
  • Climate change and natural disasters / Panos Merkouris
  • La biodiversité : un pilier pour le développement durable "post-Rio+20" / Sophie Lavallee
  • vSustainable development as guideline for oceans and seas governance / Antonio Leandro
  • Sound management of waste and environmental protection from Stockholm to Rio+20 / Teresa Russo
  • Elimination de la pauvreté, droits de l'homme et développement durable / Hélène Tigroudja
  • Food security within the framework of international assistance for development : working towards rural sustainability for the realization of the right to food / Pia Acconci
  • Le droit à l'eau en tant que droit de l'homme au niveau international et européen : sa mise en œuvre "en harmonie avec la nature" dans "l'avenir que nous voulons" / Anna Oriolo and Anna Vigorito
  • L'education au développement durable : un droit de l'individu un devoir de l'Etat / Claudia Napoli
  • Environmental changes and migration : responses from Rio to Rio+20 and beyond / Rossana Palladino
  • Sustainable development and global health : positioning health in the post-2015 development agenda / Stefania Negri
  • Energy and policy objectives in the context of Rio+20 / Francesco Buonomenna
  • La ville durable comme nouveau modèle de développement : enjeux et perspectives / Jérôme Dubois
  • Challenges of sustainable development and productive use of biodiversity : the knowledge based bio-economy approach / Elizabeth Hodson de Jaramillo and Ingrid Schuler
  • Mining and sustainable development / Leonardus Gerber and Francesco Sindico
  • Nature, culture and sustainable development in international trade law / Valentina Vadi
  • Brèves observations à propos du droit international et européen des organismes genetiquement modifiés du point de vue du développement durable / Estelle Brasset
  • Postface: Rio+20+2 / Lucien Chabason.
Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development from Rio to Rio+20 and Beyond is an innovative and original book which addresses in an analytical and critical way the issues raised by Rio+20. Its content offers a wealth of information from world leading experts in the fields of international law, international environmental law and international health law. The book provides a unique insight in issues which are at the core of the contemporary management of social, environmental and economic questions and thus represents a very important contribution to our further understanding of the concept of sustainable development. It is aimed at a global audience and at anybody interested in the future of our Planet and the fate of future generations.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004282902 20160618
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299 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Les aspects environnementaux du Traité de la Charte de l'Énergie / Étienne Marque
  • L'entrée fracassante des gaz de schiste en France / Thomas Schellenberger
  • Les principes de protection des travailleurs contre les risques d'exposition aux rayonnements ionisants dans les centrales nucléaires de production d'électricité / Caroline Vanuls
  • L'interdépendence santé-environment : état de lieux des politiques sanitaires en environnementales des pays d'Afrique subsaharienne / Baimanai Angelain Poda
  • L'épique contentieux des antennes-relais de téléphone mobile : de l'incertitude scientifique à l'insécurité juridique / Boris Barraud
  • Les ressources énergétiques au Soudan entre guerre interminable et développement durable / Rossitza Barakova
  • Le droit des brevets : un instrument du développement durable? / Axelle Louis
  • Le bâtiment au cœur des mutations énergétiques et environnementales : questions de responsabilités / Coralie Demazeux
  • Les documents d'urbanisme après la loi ENE et la place de l'automobile / Amandine Vidal
  • Bilan constrasté d'un mécanisme d'incitation au respect de la règle de droit : l'exemple du mécanisme pour un développement propre du protocole de Kyoto / Marion Lemoine
  • La responsibilisation environmentale des groupes de sociétés par le Grenelle : enjeux et perspectives / Sabrina Dupouy
  • Le bilan environnemental du projet de plan de redressement d'une entreprise en difficulté / Christian Gamaleu Kameni
  • Les théories du développement en matière environnementale : entre développement durable et décroissance / Julien Piot
  • Les enjeux assurantiels des nouveaux risques pris par les entreprises en faveur du développement durable / Iolande Vingiano
  • Le développement durable de Mayotte 101e département Français / Vincent Roux
  • La politique juridique extérieure de l'Union Européene dans le domaine de l'énergie / Nicolas Pradel.
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xiv, 385 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Contents: Preface Introduction Part I: The Challenge of Sustainable Water Resources Governance 1. Water Resources Governance in Context 2. The Conceptual Framework of Sustainability 3. Governance for Sustainable Development Part II: The Formal Structure of Water Resources Governance 4. The Doctrinal Foundations of Water Resources Law 5. The Range of Functions Performed by States 6. Water Entitlements Part III: The Normative Structure of International Arrangements 7. Norms of International Law 8. Norms in Interstate Agreements Part IV: The Normative Structure of Arrangements Within States 9. Normative Arrangements in Federal Jurisdictions 10. Normative Arrangements in Unitary Jurisdictions Part V: Evolving International Arrangements for Water Resources Governance 11. The Dynamics of the International Legal System 12. The Dynamics of Interstate Agreements Part VI: Evolving National Arrangements for Water Resources Governance 13. Grundnorms Underlying Water Resources Development 14. Planning for Water Resources Development 15. Water Rights as Regulatory Instruments Part VII: Towards Sustainable Water Resources Governance 16. Evolving Statutory Structures for Water Resources Governance 17. The Need for Doctrinal Innovation 18. Models of Doctrinal Innovation.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781847206299 20160603
This path-breaking book focuses on the law and legal doctrine within the wider policy context of water resources and analyses the concept of sustainability. To achieve the sustainable use and development of water resources is a daunting challenge for both global and local communities. It requires commitments from all groups within international, national and local communities from their own particular, possibly conflicting, perspectives. Without a set of coherent legal arrangements designed to ensure effective governance of water resources, their sustainable use and development is unlikely to be achieved. Douglas Fisher considers how legal arrangements for managing water resources have evolved across the continents over hundreds of years. He explores their relevance for contemporary society; how the norms of current international and national legal regimes are responding; and, most importantly, how legal rights and duties should be structured so as to achieve sustainability in the future. This detailed textual and linguistic analysis of legal doctrines and instruments in relation to water resources will be invaluable for international and national water resources policy analysts, water resource managers and water resource lawyers. Students of water resource management, sustainable development and sustainability will also find this book of great interest to them.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781847206299 20160603
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xi, 710 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction to Public Participation in the 21st Century-- THE BASICS OF PUBLIC PARTICIPATION LAW-- The Emerging International Law of Public Participation Affecting Global Mining, Energy, and Resources Development-- Underlying Concepts and Theoretical Issues in Public Participation in Resources Development-- INTERNATIONAL LAW PERSPECTIVES ON PUBLIC PARTICIPATION-- The Rights of Indigenous Peoples to Participate in Resource Development: An International Legal Perspective-- Public Participation, the Aarhus Convention and the European Community-- The International Law of Public Participation: Protected Areas, Endangered Species and Biological Diversity-- Towards the Contractual Management of Public-Participation Issues: A Review of Corporate Initiatives-- KEY NATIONAL AND REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON PUBLIC PARTICIPATION - IN THE DEVELOPED NATIONS-- The Human Dimension in the 21st Century Energy and Natural Resources Development: The New Law of "Public Rights" in Private Development in the United States-- Canadian Participatory Rights in Mining and Energy Resource Development: The Bridges to Empowerment?-- The Emphasis on Public Participation in Energy Resource Development in Denmark, and the Rights of Greenland and the Faroe Islands-- Rights to Public Participation in Norwegian Mining, Energy, and Resource Development-- Public Participation in Sustainable Development of Energy Supply in the Netherlands-- NEW LAWS ON PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN THE NEWLY INDEPENDENT STATES-- The Construction of Participatory Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe-- IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD-- The Legal Framework for Public Participation in Decision- making on Mining and Energy Development in Nigeria: Giving Voices to The Voiceless-- The Legal Framework for Indigenous Peoples' and Other Public's Participation in Latin America: The Cases of Argentina, Colombia, and Peru-- Key Regional Perspectives on Public Participation: Mexico and Central America-- Public Participation in Mining and Petroleum in Asia and the Pacific: The Ok Tedi Case and Its Implications-- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199253784 20160528
A new human right of public participation by those affected by natural resource development is set to define major economic developments in the twenty-first century. It is a fundamental part of the international norm of 'sustainable development', designed to harmonize economic betterment and environmental-cultural-social protection for this and succeeding generations. A recognized human right since the 1940s, public participation today is assuming many different legal and political forms - citizen involvement, indigenous peoples' rights, local community rights, sustainable development agreements, public hearings, consultation, advisory councils, right to information, right to justice, decisional transfers, benefits sharing, and more. The right to be heard is a fundamental principle of public law in most of the world's legal systems, but in practice ranges from being deeply ingrained in some cultures to non-existent in others. Understanding this new human dimension in law and development is now essential not only for lawyers but also for companies, governments, international agencies, NGOs, IGOs, and citizens. This book, authored by international resources law experts from all over the world, provides the theoretical and practical guidance essential to understanding and dealing with this new development. Its first section lays out the basics of what is becoming known as public participation law - its origins, history, theories, modern sources, and future directions. The second section presents the international legal authorities. The third section analyzes the current experience and future trends in over a dozen nations and regions of critical resource development interest, from Africa, Australasia, Southeast Asia and China to Europe and North, Central, and South America.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199253784 20160528
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xi, 151 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Editorial introduction / Anna Grear, Karen Morrow and Evadne Grant
  • The scope of the investigation : can absolutely anything be owned?
  • Origins of society and property
  • Property, intimacy and privacy : gardening as ownership in action
  • Common ownership 1 : communism
  • Common ownership 2 : some more modest forms
  • The unowned : the romantic idea of wilderness
  • Taking responsibility for the planet
  • What can be done? Some useful compromises
  • Why do we want to preserve the natural world?
In this thought-provoking work, Mary Warnock explores what it is to own things, and the differences in our attitude to what we own and what we do not. Starting from the philosophical standpoints of Locke and Hume, the ownership of gardens is presented as a prime example, exploring both private and common ownership, historically and autobiographically. The author concludes that, besides pleasure and pride, ownership brings a sense of responsibility for what is owned and a fundamental question is brought to light: can we feel the same responsibility for what we do not, and never can, own? Applying this question to the natural world and the planet as a whole, a realistic and gradualist perspective is offered on confronting global environmental degradation. Critical Reflections on Ownership examines the effect of the Romantic Movement on our attitudes to nature and is a salient commentary on the history of ideas.Providing an accessible entrance into moral philosophy and its practical applications, this book is an invaluable source for students in the fields of politics and philosophy. Academics interested in conceptions of ownership, and in the interface between philosophy, morality and politics, will find this deeply considered insight to be a stimulating read.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781781955475 20160618
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812 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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xxiv, 367 pages ; 24 cm
  • Introduction: The sustainability of international criminal justice / Sébastien Jodoin and Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger
  • International law, criminal justice, and sustainable development / Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger
  • Crime, structure, harm / Gerry Simpson
  • The case for a general international crime against the environment / Frédéric Mégret
  • Environmental damages and international criminal law / Matthew Gillett
  • Violations of social and economic rights and international crimes / Salim Nakhjavani
  • Cultural heritage and international criminal law / Roger O'Keefe
  • The crime of aggression and threats to the future / Alexandra R. Harrington
  • Intergenerational equity and rights in international criminal law / Jarrod Hepburn
  • Corporate liability and complicity in international crimes / Ken Roberts
  • The contribution of international criminal justice to sustainable peace and development / Fannie Lafontaine and Alain-Guy Tachou-Sipowo
  • Reparations for victims and sustainable development / Pubudu Sachithanandan
  • Sustainable development, conflicts, and international crimes / Charles Séguin
  • Transitional justice and peace building for the future : diagnosing and addressing the socioeconomic roots of violence through a human rights and intergenerational framework / Lisa J. Laplante
  • Protecting the majority of humanity : toward an integrated approach to crimes against present and future generations / Riane Eisler
  • The responsibility to prevent : early warning systems to protect future generations / Maja Göpel
  • Conclusion: Protecting the rights of future generations through existing and new international criminal law / Sébastien Jodoin.
Sustainable Development, International Criminal Justice, and Treaty Implementation provides a serious and timely perspective on the relationship between two important and dynamic fields of international law. Comprising chapters written by leading academics and international lawyers, this book examines how the principles and practices of international criminal law and sustainable development can contribute to one another's elaboration, interpretation and implementation. Chapters in the book discuss the potential and limitations of international criminalization as a means for protecting the basic foundations of sustainable development; the role of existing international crimes in penalizing serious forms of economic, social, environmental and cultural harm; the indirect linkages that have developed between sustainable development and various mechanisms of criminal accountability and redress; and innovative proposals to broaden the scope of international criminal justice. With its rigorous and innovative arguments, this book forms a unique and urgent contribution to current debates on the future of global justice and sustainability.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107032934 20160612
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xiii, 413 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Reflecting on Rio : environmental law in the coming decades / Nicholas A. Robinson
  • Capacity building in environmental law in African universities / Charles Odidi Okidi
  • Local Agenda 21 : a rights-based approach to local environmental governance / Anél du Plessis
  • Brazilian 'socioambientalismo' and environmental justice / Fernanda de Salles Cavedon, Ricardo Stanziola Viera
  • Risk Society and the precautionary principle / Miriam Alfie Cohen, Adrian de Garay Sánchez
  • Measuring the environment through public procurement / Nicola Lugaresi
  • A sustainable and equitable legal order / Werner Scholtz
  • The courts and public participation in environmental decisionmaking / Karen Morrow
  • Enchanced access to environmental justice in Kenya / Robert Kibugi
  • Towards a new theory of environmental liability without proof of damage / José Juan González
  • Diffuse damages in environmental torts in Brazil / Arlindo Daibert
  • Transboundary aquifers : towards substantive and process reform in treaty-making / Joseph W. Dellapenna, Flavia Rocha Loures
  • Achieving sustainability : plant breeders' and farmers' rights / Mekete Bekele Tekle
  • International law and sustainable energy : a portrait of failure / David Hodas
  • Cross-border gas pipelines and sustainability in Southern Africa / Willemien du Plessis
  • Is EU Climate Change Policy Legally Robust? / Javier de Cendra de Larragan
  • Combating climate change in Uganda / Emmanuel Kasimbazi
  • Contractual tools for implementing the CBD in South Africa / Alexander Paterson
  • Mangrove swamps and sustainability / Marcelo Nogueira Camargos, Solange Teles da Silva
  • The Amazonian Treaty and harmonisation of environmental legislation / José Augusto Fontoura Costa, Solange Teles da Silva, Fernanda Sola.
This book examines the development of environmental law in the period since the ground-breaking 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development or 'Earth Summit' in Rio de Janeiro. It demonstrates that a great deal has been achieved in the field of environmental law since the 1990s. However, the extraordinary environmental crises facing humanity in the 21st century indicate a continuing urgent need for the generation of robust policies and frameworks concerning ecological, socio-cultural and economic sustainability, implemented through appropriately innovative legal mechanisms. The book is divided into five sub-themes of sustainability: history, principles and concepts; environmental rights; access to justice and liability issues; natural resources, energy and climate change; and nature conservation. It includes expert legal opinion on developments to date, engaging with key themes from a broad selection of jurisdictions and perspectives. The analyses extend across public and private law to reflect the manifold areas which are rightly and necessarily the concern of environmental and sustainability law. Its contents offer not only critiques of developments to date, but also constructive engagement with matters of pressing concern to all. Written from a global perspective, this book will be an invaluable reference for academics, postgraduate students, practitioners and policy-makers concerned with environmental law and sustainability.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780857932242 20160608
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xxviii, 544 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
  • Recasting transboundary fisheries management arrangements in light of sustainability principles / Dawn A. Russell and David L. VanderZwaag
  • The international law and policy seascape governing transboundary fisheries / Dawn A. Russell and David L. VanderZwaag
  • Ecosystem and precautionary approaches to international fisheries governance : beacons of hope, seas of confusion and illusion / Dawn A. Russell and David L. VanderZwaag
  • Observations on compliance and enforcement and regional fisheries institutions : overcoming the limitations of the law of the sea / Moira L. McConnell
  • The Pacific Salmon Commission / Donald McRae
  • Canada's pacific fisheries agreements : halibut, hake, tuna, and salmon outside / Jennifer Bond and Ted L. McDorman
  • The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission : management challenges and development imperatives / Phillip M. Saunders
  • Canada-United States bilateral fisheries management in the Gulf of Maine : struggling towards sustainability under the radar screen / Emily J. Pudden and David L. VanderZwaag
  • Canada and St. Pierre and Miquelon transboundary relations : battles and bridges / Phillip M. Saunders and David L. VanderZwaag
  • NAFO and ICCAT : the implementation of sustainability principles and practices in the management of straddling and highly migratory fish stocks / Dawn A. Russell
  • The North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization (NASCO) : surpassing a 25 year voyage in transboundary cooperation but still confronting a sea of challenges / David L. VanderZwaag and Emily J. Pudden
  • Achieving ecosystem management across political boundaries : key challenges during the bargaining process / Áslaug Ásgeirsdóttir
  • Port state jurisdiction to combat IUU fishing : the port state measures agreement / Erik J. Molenaar
  • The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission and the implementation of sustainability principles : lessons to be learned? / Ingrid Kvalvik
  • The role of the European Union in regional fisheries organizations / Erik Franckx and Koen Van den Bossche
  • Performance reviews of regional fisheries management organizations / Alf Håkon Hoel
  • Allocation of fishing opportunities in regional fisheries management organizations : from power to law? / Maria Cecilia Engler-Palma
  • Challenges and future directions in transboundary fisheries management : concluding reflections / Dawn A. Russell and David L. VanderZwaag.
The management of transboundary fish stocks might be described as a complex mosaic. Multiple fora are trying to incrementally shift the fisheries management course towards a sustainable future. Recasting Transboundary Fisheries Management Arrangements in Light of Sustainability Principles reviews and critiques key recasting efforts with a primary focus on Canada's transboundary fisheries management arrangements for the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. It provides a primer on the international law and policy framework governing transboundary fisheries and offers bilateral and regional case studies in the search for more principled fisheries governance approaches based on the new sustainability imperatives.This book offers current Canadian and international perspectives on the challenges facing regional fisheries management organizations, as well as bilateral and national arrangements, as they face the tides of sustainability reform. Struggles to implement precautionary and ecosystem approaches are especially highlighted.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004174405 20160604
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xiv, 274 p. ; 25 cm.
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xii, 462 p. ; 24 cm.
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xvi, 226 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Water covers about three-fourths of the earth's surface. Still, over one billion people do not have access to clean drinking water - a problem that many governments across the globe seem unable to address. "International Law, Sustainable Development and Water Management" explores the political issues inherent in global water management, analyzing water as a social, economic, and ecological good and then applying the principles of international law to resource development policies. Antoinette Hildering's proposed framework for change, "Guardianship Over Water, " offers policymakers practical guidelines for water management at local, national, and international levels.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789059720558 20160528
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xi, 938 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
This timely resource sets forth the international community's blueprint for worldwide development - all the action plans negotiated since the United Nations' historic 'Earth Summit' in 1992 in Rio de Janeiro. Expert commentary and annotations address the implications - both opportunities for investment and concerns about changes in regulatory regimes - of these international legal policy decisions.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780379215205 20160528
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xv, 558 p.
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xx, 339 p. ; 24 cm.
  • List of Boxes. Preface and Acknowledgments.Overview of the Book.Abbreviations. Part I: Global Environmental Economics:1. Sustainability and Sustainable Development:Introduction.International Public Law, Environment, and Economics.Elements of Ecological and Environmental Economics.Intergenerational and Intragenerational Welfare.Environment and Public Health.Summary.Appendix: International Environmental Agreements.Review Exercises.References.2. Global Environment and International Cooperation:Introduction.Environmental Externalities.Property and Liability Rights.Economic Instruments and Institutions.Transaction Cost Economics.Economics of Contracts.Economics of Cooperation and Coordination.Summary.Review Exercises.References.3. Economic and Environmental Decision Making:Introduction.Uncertainty and Incomplete Information.The Precautionary Principle.Reconciling Economic and Environmental Criteria.Cost-Benefit Analysis and Incommensurability.Appraisal and Evaluation Methods.Review Exercises.References.Part II: International Environmental Laws:4. Soft Laws, Treaty Provisions and the Law:Introduction.Sources of International Public Law.Concept and Principles of International Environmental Laws.Treaty Reservations.International Relations Theory and IEL.Voluntary Participation and Sovereignty.Interface of Regional and International Laws.Summary.Review Exercises.References.5. Biological Resources and the Environmental Laws:Introduction.Biological Conservation and CITES.Biological Diversity and CBD.Fisheries, Marine Life and the Laws of the Sea.Forest Resources.Summary.Review Exercises.References.6. Laws Based on Environmental Phenomena:Introduction.Greenhouse Gases and the UNFCCC.Kyoto Protocol and Later Developments.Ozone Depletion, Vienna Convention and the Montreal Protocol.Dsertification and the UN Convention.Hazardous Materials, the Basel Convention and the Rotterdam Convention.Transboundary Water and Air Pollution Agreements and Conventions.Summary.Review Exercises.References.Part III: Integration and Synthesis:7. International Economic Laws and the Environmental Laws:Introduction.Global Welfare and Complementarity of Legal Provisions.International Economic Law.Multilateral Development Finance and the Environmental Laws.Environmental Responsibility of International Organizations.Interface of Economic and Environmental Laws.Modernizing and Reforming the Laws and their Implementation.Summary.Review Exercises.References.8. International Trade and the Environmental Laws:Introduction.Environmental Trade Measures and Experience with CITES.Trade Liberalization and Environmental Costs.Regional Trade and Environmental Arguments.Internatioanl Trade Laws and the Environmental Laws.Summary.Review Exercises.References.9. Compliance, Dispute Resolution and GovernanceIntroduction.Compliance, Monitoring, and Effectiveness.Environmental Information.Dispute Settlement Mechanisms.Economic Incentives and Disincentives.Toward Effective IEL.Concluding Observations.Review Exercises.References.Web Site Addresses.Index.
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International Environmental Law and Economics combines new analysis and milestone cases to create a comprehensive guide to environmental law and economics. Its analyses are intended to lead to operationally meaningful environmental policies and international laws governing the global environment. The fundamentals of ecological and environmental economics, the concept of sustainable development, and the economics of environmental sustainability are then explained. The book draws on several analytical techniques, including game theory, optimization, and decision-making under uncertainty, to examine key issues: how are international environmental laws implemented in the absence of apex law-enforcement mechanisms? has a mechanism of law enforcement emerged? is there a concern for compliance and non-compliance at the state and international levels? what improvements are desirable and feasible in global environmental governance?
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ix, 162 p. ; 26 cm.
  • Introduction / Ronald C. Baird
  • Opening comments / Barry A. Costa-Piece
  • Legal obstacles to private ordering in marine fisheries / Jonathan H. Adler
  • Due process in Micronesia : are fish due less process? / Kathleen M. Burch
  • Fix it! Constructing a recommendation to the Ocean Commission for the future of fisheries / Kristen M. Fletcher
  • Development of the "Commercial Fishing Licenses Act of 2002"
  • a new approach / Margaret E. Petruny-Parker, Kenneth F. Payne, Robert Ballou.
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xiv, 60 p. ; 24 cm.
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xi, 200 p. ; 24 cm.
To deal effectively with global environmental problems, such as climate change, we need global cooperation. Yet all too many developing countries lack the economics, infrastructures, and technical capacity to tackle these problems; therefore, developing countries need to be accorded differential treatment in the international environmental agreements adopted to prevent or mitigate the problems, if these agreements are to succeed.. This study addresses a very current, cutting-edge, and controversial issue of great importance to international environmental law and its success in protecting a livable planet. In an attempt to get beyond words to action, this book looks at global environmental problems from the perspective of getting developing countries more involved in solving these problems. How can they best be brought into the realm of international environmental regulation and gotten o nto the pathway to sustainable development? The idea is that the new trend of using incentives to promote developing country participation in international environmental agreements - in effect, giving them differential treatment - must continue and become part of the framework of international environmental law. }Without the participation of developing countries, universal participation to deal with global environmental problems cannot be achieved. Yet this is a prerequisite for sustainable development on our interdependent planet. This study concentrates on showing what has been done on the international plane to promote the participation of developing countries and suggests some of the things which remain to be done.According differential treatment to developing countries to promote their participation entails the use of incentives in the international environmental agreements, such as different standards, longer compliance times, and increased financial and technical assistance. This book pulls together the thinking on this subject in one reference that makes it easily accessible for policymakers. }.
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xvi, 320 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Part One - Introduction Introducing the precautionary principle Ronnie Harding and Elizabeth Fisher Part Two - The legal status of the precautionary principle The precautionary principle: Core meaning, constitutional framework and procedures for implementation James Cameron Will the precautionary principle affect environmental decision-making and impact assessment? JF Whitehouse An industry perspective on the precautionary principle J Segal The precautionary principle as a legal standard for public decision-making: The role of judicial and merits review in ensuring reasoned deliberation Elizabeth C Fisher Factoring biodiversity conservation into decision-making processes: The role of the precautionary principle David Farrier Part Three - Application of precaution through economics The precautionary principle as a key element of ecologically sustainable development MD Young Economic concepts and the precautionary principle and implementation of safe minimum standards David James Part Four - Uncertainty, risk and precaution: exploring the links Ignorance, sustainability and the precautionary principle: Towards an analytical framework Stephen R Dovers and John W Handmer Risk management, reality and the precautionary principle: Coping with decisions Gavan McDonell Part Five - Toxics, industry and precaution: What role for science? Is "cleaner production" the answer to the precautionary principle? Brian Robinson The precautionary principle, science and policy Malcolm MacGarvin Chemical assessment and the precautionary principle Warwick Pearse and Harley Wright Precautionary principles require changes in thinking about and planning environmental sampling AJ Underwood Part Six - Precaution, the community and the future Top down, ground up or inside out? Community practice and the precautionary principle Valerie A Brown The politics of the precautionary principle Tim O'Riordan The precautionary principle: Towards a deliberative, trans-disciplinary problem-solving process Elizabeth Fisher and Ronnie Harding Appendix Statements of the precautionary principle References/ Index.
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Perspectives offers the Australian experience in environmental management, influenced by challenges arising from an economy which is strongly natural resource based, operating in ecosystems which are acknowledged as both sensitive and unique and which rank Australia as the only developed nation among the 12 'mega-diverse' (in terms of biodiversity) regions of the world. Whilst covering a range of disciplinary and management perspectives, Perspectives is especially strong in the legal, science and risk-uncertainty areas. It will be of interest to academics, and tertiary level students from a wide range of disciplines - law, science, economics, engineering, social science and policy and political science.
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xxxi, 566 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Judge G.C. Weeramantry. List of Authors. List of Abbreviations. International Economic Law with a Human Face: An Introductory Review-- P. de Waart, F. Weiss. I: Towards a New Human and Economic Order. 1. Legal Context: Concepts, Principles, Standards and Institutions-- M.C.W. Pinto. 2. The Erosion of State Authority and Its Implications for Equitable Development-- O. Schachter. 3. Globalization and the Future Role of Sovereign States-- P. Malanczuk. 4. Emerging State Practice of Democratic Government with Special Reference to Commonwealth and South Asia-- K. Hossain. 5. Internationally Recognized Labour Standards and Trade-- F. Weiss. 6. Quality of Life at the Mercy of WTO Panels: GATT's Article XX an Empty Shell? P. de Waart. 7. The Inseparability of Development and Human Rights in the Practice of Development Co-Operation-- K. Ginther. 8. International Trade and Human Rights from the Perspective of the WTO-- A. Qureshi. II: Trade, Environmental Protection and Resource Management. 9. Rethinking States' Rights to Promote Extra-territorial Values-- A. Nollkaemper. 10. WTO Rules Supporting Environmental Protection-- A. Ziegler. 11. Sustainable Development and the 1994 Energy Charter Treaty: Between Pseudo-Action and Management of Environmental Investment Risk-- T. Walde. 12. Evolution and Impact of Sustainable Development in the European Union-- W. Douma. 13. External Relations and the Periphery of EU Environmental Law-- D. Chalmers. 14. Integrating Environmental Concerns into Trade Relations: The European Union Revised General System of Preferences-- E. de Haan. 15. Regional Integration and Protection of Environment: The Case of MERCOSUL-- S. Camargo Vieira. 16. Sustainable Development in the APEC-- R. Ida. 17. Towards Sustainable Tourism in the Wider Caribbean Region: Beyond Command and Control-- D. Freestone, N. Gunningham. 18. Reciprocity in International Development Co- Operation: The Case of the Netherlands and the `BBC-Countries'-- N. Schrijver. III: Investment and Finance. 19. Sustainable Development with a Human Face-- P. Peters. 20. Foreign Investment and Sustainable Development-- S. Subedi. 21. Towards a Multilateral Investment Agreement (MAI): The OECD and WTO Models and Sustainable Development-- P. Muchlinski. 22. Fade-Away of Socialist Market Economy: China's Participation in the WTO-- Yuwen Li. 23. Relations of the WTO with Other International Organizations and NGOs-- W. Benedek. 24. Access to ICSID Dispute Settlement for Locally Incorporated Companies-- C. Schreuer. 25. The World Bank Group and Sustainable Development-- G. Loibl. 26. Exchange Rates and Development-- H. Visser. 27. Financing the Protection of Global Environment-- E. Denters.
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This text addresses a question in contemporary international economies: the design, structure and content of the legal and institutional framework within an increasingly globalized civil society and market economy. It is based on the belief that liberalized global markets cannot be expected to provide the public goods required to secure the acquis communautaire for human rights worldwide, let alone to extend those rights to peoples hitherto deprived of their benefits. Scholars from Europe, America, Asia and Australia examine a variety of aspects of relevant state practice. They combine "international social critique" of state practice with ideas for "social engineering", offering critical legal analysis and ideas about policy options for setting standards to induce legal change and development.
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