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The Resource Environmental discourses in public and international law, edited by Brad Jessup and Kim Rubenstein

Environmental discourses in public and international law, edited by Brad Jessup and Kim Rubenstein

Label
Environmental discourses in public and international law
Title
Environmental discourses in public and international law
Statement of responsibility
edited by Brad Jessup and Kim Rubenstein
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "This collection of essays examines the development and application of environmental laws and the relationship between public laws and international law. Notions of good governance, transparency and fairness in decision-making are analysed within the area of the law perceived as having the greatest potential to address today's global environmental concerns. International trends, such as free trade and environmental markets, are also observed to be infiltrating national laws. Together, the essays illustrate the idea that in the context of environmental problems being dynamic and environmental changes appearing suddenly, laws become difficult to design and effect. Typically, they are also devised within a conflicted setting. It is in this changeable and discordant context that environmental discourses such as precaution, justice, risk, equity, security, citizenship and markets contribute to legal responses, present legal opportunities or hinder progress"--
  • "The world is talking, pondering, and strategising about the environment. Ever more of the environment has been identified, publicly contemplated, or designated for despoliation and resource extraction. Remote and 'wild' places like the rugged Australian Kimberley and the far reaches of North America are now subject to advanced plans for fossil fuel extraction. Environmental disasters, including fires, floods, cyclones, earthquakes and tsunami, and schemes to alleviate or prevent future human suffering from catastrophe, have occupied governmental and organisational attention. Meanwhile, concerns about environmental degradation, and in particular human-induced climate change, dominate Western media and national and international politics, and are connecting communities through conversation and localised action. The nature, breadth and extent of global responses to climate change are also points of contention between the developing and developed worlds"--
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1978-
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Jessup, Brad
Dewey number
344.046
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Rubenstein, Kim
Series statement
Connecting international law with public law
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  • Environmental law, International
  • Public law
Label
Environmental discourses in public and international law, edited by Brad Jessup and Kim Rubenstein
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: using environmental discourses to traverse public and international law Brad Jessup and Kim Rubenstein; Part I. Theories and Rights as Discourses in Environmental Law: 1. Justice for future generations: environment discourses, international law and climate change Peter Lawrence; 2. The journey of environmental justice through public and international law Brad Jessup; 3. The political discourse of land stewardship reframed as a statutory duty Mark Shepheard and Paul Martin; 4. Dephysicalisation and entitlement: legal and cultural discourses of place as property Nicole Graham; Part II. Discourses in Environmental Decisions: 5. Perspectives on discourse in international environmental law: expert knowledge and challenges to deliberative democracy Jaye Ellis; 6. Getting to yes: structuring and disciplining arguments for and against transgenic agricultural products in European Union authorisations Bettina Lange; 7. Nuclear narratives, environmental discourse and UK energy policy and legislation, 1970-2008 Elizabeth Rough; Part III. Environmental Discourses in Legal Institutions: 8. International courts and sustainable development: using old tools to shape a new discourse Tim Stephens; 9. The discourse of environmental security in the ASEAN context Kheng-Lian Koh; 10. Public participation in transboundary environmental impact assessment: closing the gap between international and public law? Simon Marsden; Part IV. Discourses in Climate Law: 11. Climate change: limits discourses at the interface of international law and environmental law Lee Godden; 12. The national interest or good international citizenship? Australia and its approach to international and public climate law Owen Cordes-Holland; 13. The Asia-Pacific partnership: a deepened market liberal model for the international climate regime? Jeffrey Mcgee and Ros Taplin; 14. Global gazing: viewing markets through the lens of emissions trading discourses Sanja Bogojevic; Part V. Discourses in the Commons: 15. Polar opposites: environmental discourses and management in Antarctica and the Arctic Donald R. Rothwell; 16. Heritage discourses Ben Boer and Stefan Gruber; 17. Environmental principles and social change in the ocean dumping regime: a case study of the disposal of carbon dioxide into the seabed Afshin Akhtarkhavari; 18. Environmental discourses in the ocean commons: the case of ocean fertilisation Julia Mayo-Ramsay; Concluding remarks: discourse versus strategy Thomas Pogge
Control code
FIEb17070582
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 536 pages
Isbn
9781107019423
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (StEdNL)4676707
  • (UkLCURL)704676707
  • (OCoLC)748328289
Label
Environmental discourses in public and international law, edited by Brad Jessup and Kim Rubenstein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: using environmental discourses to traverse public and international law Brad Jessup and Kim Rubenstein; Part I. Theories and Rights as Discourses in Environmental Law: 1. Justice for future generations: environment discourses, international law and climate change Peter Lawrence; 2. The journey of environmental justice through public and international law Brad Jessup; 3. The political discourse of land stewardship reframed as a statutory duty Mark Shepheard and Paul Martin; 4. Dephysicalisation and entitlement: legal and cultural discourses of place as property Nicole Graham; Part II. Discourses in Environmental Decisions: 5. Perspectives on discourse in international environmental law: expert knowledge and challenges to deliberative democracy Jaye Ellis; 6. Getting to yes: structuring and disciplining arguments for and against transgenic agricultural products in European Union authorisations Bettina Lange; 7. Nuclear narratives, environmental discourse and UK energy policy and legislation, 1970-2008 Elizabeth Rough; Part III. Environmental Discourses in Legal Institutions: 8. International courts and sustainable development: using old tools to shape a new discourse Tim Stephens; 9. The discourse of environmental security in the ASEAN context Kheng-Lian Koh; 10. Public participation in transboundary environmental impact assessment: closing the gap between international and public law? Simon Marsden; Part IV. Discourses in Climate Law: 11. Climate change: limits discourses at the interface of international law and environmental law Lee Godden; 12. The national interest or good international citizenship? Australia and its approach to international and public climate law Owen Cordes-Holland; 13. The Asia-Pacific partnership: a deepened market liberal model for the international climate regime? Jeffrey Mcgee and Ros Taplin; 14. Global gazing: viewing markets through the lens of emissions trading discourses Sanja Bogojevic; Part V. Discourses in the Commons: 15. Polar opposites: environmental discourses and management in Antarctica and the Arctic Donald R. Rothwell; 16. Heritage discourses Ben Boer and Stefan Gruber; 17. Environmental principles and social change in the ocean dumping regime: a case study of the disposal of carbon dioxide into the seabed Afshin Akhtarkhavari; 18. Environmental discourses in the ocean commons: the case of ocean fertilisation Julia Mayo-Ramsay; Concluding remarks: discourse versus strategy Thomas Pogge
Control code
FIEb17070582
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 536 pages
Isbn
9781107019423
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (StEdNL)4676707
  • (UkLCURL)704676707
  • (OCoLC)748328289

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