Series: Indigenous Peoples and the Law
Human Rights, the Rule of Law and Exploitation in the Postcolony: Blood Minerals examines how the legal frameworks of the global economy position the inhabitants of the postcolonial south in a legal and moral position that facilitates economic exploitation, juridical regulation, and dominion over...
To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge
New Environmental Foundations
Series: Law, Justice and Ecology
Law and Ecology: New Environmental Foundations contains a series of theoretical and applied perspectives on the connection between law and ecology, which together offer a radical and socially responsive foundation for environmental law. While its legal corpus grows daily, environmental law has not...
Published March 1st 2011 by Routledge
Series: Law, Justice and Ecology
Wild Law - In Practice aims to facilitate the transition of Earth Jurisprudence from theory into practice. Earth Jurisprudence is an emerging philosophy of law, coined by cultural historian and geologian Thomas Berry. It seeks to analyse the contribution of law in constructing, maintaining and...
Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge
Theorising Environmental Law and the City
Series: Law, Science and Society
Offering a novel, transdisciplinary approach to environmental law, its principles, mechanics and context, as tested in its application to the urban environment, this book traces the conceptual and material absence of communication between the human and the natural and controversially includes such...
Published June 27th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish
The Contested Governance of Health
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...
To Be Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge
Property, Environment, Law
Lawscape: Property, Environment, Law considers the ways in which property law transforms both natural environments and social economies. Addressing law's relationship to land and natural resources through its property regime, Lawscape engages the abstract philosophy of property law with the...
Published July 1st 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish
Comparative Perspectives on Communal Lands and Individual Ownership: Sustainable Futures addresses property and land title as central mechanisms governing access to communally-held land and resources. The collection assesses the effectiveness of property law and tenure models developed around...
Published February 22nd 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish
Foundations for Indigenous Peoples in the Global Mining Boom
How are indigenous and local people faring in their dealings with mining and related industries in the first part of the 21st century? The unifying experience in all the resource-rich states covered in the book is the social and economic disadvantage experienced by indigenous peoples and local...
Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge
From International Law to Local Practice
Marine Environmental Governance: From International Law to Local Practice considers the relationship between international environmental law and community-based management of marine areas. Focusing on small island states, in which indigenous populations have to a large extent continued to maintain...
Published September 12th 2011 by Routledge
A Dialogic Encounter with Indigenous Jurisprudence
Series: Discourses of Law
The Land is the Source of Law brings an inter-jurisdictional dimension to the field of indigenous jurisprudence: comparing Indigenous legal regimes in New Zealand, the USA and Australia, it offers a ‘dialogical encounter with an Indigenous jurisprudence’ in which individuals are ...
Published September 30th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish