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Human rights : the commons and the collective

Author: Laura Westra
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2011]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Laura Westra argues that international and environmental law must place the rights of the collective before those of the individual if we are to protect our common heritage -- the environment, its  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Westra
ISBN: 9780774821186 0774821183
OCLC Number: 858673260
Description: xxi, 365 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Individual rights and collective rights in conflict : the ecocentric perspective and the commons --
The common good and the public interest : jus cogens norms and erga omnes obligations in a lawless world --
Communities and collectives : the interface --
Collective basic rights today --
Globalization, democracy, and collective rights --
Cosmopolitanism, the moral community, and collective human rights --
World law or international legal instruments? Toward the protection of basic collective human rights.
Responsibility: Laura Westra.
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