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Author Boyd, David R. (David Richard), 1964-
Title The environmental rights revolution : a global study of constitutions, human rights, and the environment / David R. Boyd.
Published Vancouver, BC : UBC Press, c2012.
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 Floor3  K3585 .B69 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xiii, 443 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Law and society series
Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Contents Part 1. The Emergence and Evolution of a New Human Right. -- 1. Constitutions, Human Rights, and the Environment : The Context -- 2. The Right to a Healthy Environment : framing the Issues -- 3. The Prevalence and Enforceability of Environmental Provisions in National Constitutions -- 4. The Influence of International Law -- Part 2. The Constitutional Right to a Healthy Environment in Practice -- 5. A Framework for Assessing the Legal Influence of the Right to a Healthy Environment -- 6. Latin America and the Caribbean -- 7. Africa -- 8. Asia -- 9. Eastern Europe -- 10. Western Europe -- Part 3. Evaluating the Impacts of Environmental Provisions in Constitutions. -- 11. Lessons Learned : Practical Experiences with the Right to a Healthy Environment -- 12. Do Environmental Provisions in Constitutions Influence Environmental Performance? -- 13. An Idea Whose Time Has Come.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [351]-421) and index.
Subject Environmental law.
Constitutional law.
Human rights.
Environmental ethics.
ISBN 9780774821612 (pbk.)
9780774821605 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0774821604 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0774821612 (pbk.)
OCLC number 727455440