Human rights : the commons and the collective (Book, 2011) []
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Human rights : the commons and the collective

Human rights : the commons and the collective

Author: Laura Westra
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2011]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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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