The environmental rights revolution : a global study of constitutions, human rights, and the environment (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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The environmental rights revolution : a global study of constitutions, human rights, and the environment

Author: David R Boyd
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2012.
Series: Law and society series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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David Boyd shows that recognition of the right to a healthy environment is not only growing, it is having a profound influence on public policy and environmental protection.

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Genre/Form: Étude comparée (Descripteur de forme)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David R Boyd
ISBN: 9780774821605 0774821604 9780774821612 0774821612
OCLC Number: 808342658
Description: xiii, 443 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part 1. The Emergence and Evolution of a New Human Right. --
1. Constitutions, Human Rights, and the Environment : The Context --
2. The Right to a Healthy Environment : framing the Issues --
3. The Prevalence and Enforceability of Environmental Provisions in National Constitutions --
4. The Influence of International Law --
Part 2. The Constitutional Right to a Healthy Environment in Practice --
5. A Framework for Assessing the Legal Influence of the Right to a Healthy Environment --
6. Latin America and the Caribbean --
7. Africa --
8. Asia --
9. Eastern Europe --
10. Western Europe --
Part 3. Evaluating the Impacts of Environmental Provisions in Constitutions. --
11. Lessons Learned : Practical Experiences with the Right to a Healthy Environment --
12. Do Environmental Provisions in Constitutions Influence Environmental Performance? --
13. An Idea Whose Time Has Come.
Series Title: Law and society series
Responsibility: David R. Boyd.

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