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  1. Law, Environmental Illness and Medical Uncertainty

    The Contested Governance of Health

    By Tarryn Phillips

    Series: Social Justice

    We’ve seen it before, with asbestos-related disease, leukaemia clusters and lung cancer caused by cigarettes. There tends to be a lag between the emergence of environmental risks and chemical injuries, and their recognition and therapeutic treatment by medicine and the law. Law, Environmental...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Climate Change and Forest Governance

    Lessons from Indonesia

    By Simon Butt, Rosemary Lyster, Tim Stephens

    Series: Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

    Deforestation in tropical rainforest countries is one of the largest contributors to human-induced climate change. Deforestation, especially in the tropics, contributes around 20 per cent of annual global greenhouse gas emissions, and, in the case of Indonesia, amounts to 85 per cent of its annual...

    Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Governing Marine Protected Areas

    Resilience through Diversity

    By Peter J.S. Jones

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    In this innovative volume, the author addresses some important challenges related to the effective and equitable governance of marine protected areas (MPAs). These challenges are explored through a study of 20 MPA case studies from around the world. A novel governance analysis framework...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Confronting Ecological and Economic Collapse

    Ecological Integrity for Law, Policy and Human Rights

    Edited by Laura Westra, Prue Taylor, Agnès Michelot

    From the first appearance of the term in law in the Clean Water Act of 1972 (US), ecological integrity has been debated by a wide range of researchers, including biologists, ecologists, philosophers, legal scholars, doctors and epidemiologists, whose joint interest was the study and...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Balancing between Trade and Risk

    Integrating Legal and Social Science Perspectives

    Edited by Marjolein B. A. van Asselt, Esther Versluis, Ellen Vos

    The trade aspects of risk and the risk aspects of trade deserve more systematic and genuine interdisciplinary attention if we are to really understand the global, international and supranational dimensions of risk regulation. This book brings together legal and social science research on risk...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Assessing and Restoring Natural Resources In Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    Edited by David Jensen, Stephen Lonergan

    Series: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

    When a country emerges from violent conflict, the management of the environment and natural resources has important implications for short-term peacebuilding and long-term stability, particularly if natural resources were a factor in the conflict, play a major role in the national economy, or...

    Published October 29th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Human Health and Ecological Integrity

    Ethics, Law and Human Rights

    Edited by Laura Westra, Colin L. Soskolne, Donald W. Spady

    The connection between environment and health has been well studied and documented, particularly by the World Health Organization. It is now being included in some legal instruments, although for the most part caselaw does not explicitly make that connection. Neither the right to life nor the...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Law and the Media

    The Future of an Uneasy Relationship

    By Lieve Gies

    Introducing readers to the study of law, media and popular culture, this text, using three original case studies, re-examines the assumptions underpinning existing research and suggests alternatives. Arguing that the study of law, media and popular culture should be embedded in the sociology of...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. Environmental Law for The Built Environment

    By Jack Rostron

    This book provides a concise exposition of the relevant law and techniques commonly used to meet the regulatory requirements concerning the built environment. It provides a much needed reference and learning text for the growing professional and student involved in the subject. Aspects of...

    Published April 19th 2001 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. Enforcing the Law: Case of the Clean Water Acts

    Case of the Clean Water Acts

    By Susan Hunter, Richard W. Waterman

    This text provides an analysis of the EPA enforcement of the Clean Water Act and its amendments. The book uses extensive EPA data, including a survey of the EPA and state level environmental officials, to examine enforcement from the perspective of the enforcement personnel....

    Published June 30th 1996 by Routledge

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