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Sustainable Development Goals : law, theory and implementation

Author: Duncan French; Louis J Kotzé
Publisher: Cheltenham ; Northampton, Massachusetts : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Building on the previously established Millennium Development Goals, which ran from 2000-2015, the 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide the UN with a roadmap for development until 2030. This topical book explores the associated legal and normative implications of these SDGs, which in themselves are not legally binding."--
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sustainable Development Goals.
Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, [2018]
(OCoLC)1015241235
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan French; Louis J Kotzé
ISBN: 9781786438751 1786438755
OCLC Number: 1029251824
Description: ix, 319 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction / Louis J. Kotze --
pt. I GENERAL THEMES --
2.The Sustainable Development Goals, anthropocentrism and neoliberalism / Sam Adelman --
3.The Sustainable Development Goals: an existential critique alongside three new-millennial analytical paradigms / Louis J. Kotze --
4.Sustainable Development Goals and human rights: challenges and opportunities / Lynda M. Collins --
5.Underpinning commitments of the Sustainable Development Goals: indivisibility, universality, leaving no one behind / Graham Long --
6.How the Sustainable Development Goals promote a new conception of ocean commons governance / Nadia Sanchez Castillo-Winckels --
pt. II A SELECTIVE ANALYSIS OF PARTICULAR GOALS --
7.Gender and the Sustainable Development Goals / Karen Morrow --
8.International water law and SDG 6: mutually reinforcing paradigms / Owen McIntyre --
9.Good urban governance as a global aspiration: on the potential and limits of SDG 11 / Anel du Plessis Note continued: 10.The environment and the Sustainable Development Goals: `We are on a road to nowhere' / Michelle Barnard --
11.Torn by (un)certainty --
can there be peace between rule of law and other Sustainable Development Goals? / Niko Soininen --
12.SDG 17: partnerships for the Goals --
cooperation within the context of a voluntarist framework / Duncan French.
Responsibility: edited by Duncan French, Louis J. Kotzé.

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Building on the previously established Millennium Development Goals, which ran from 2000-2015, the 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide the UN with a roadmap for development until 2030.  Read more...

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