Environmental Rights: Critical Perspectives

Environmental Rights: Critical Perspectives

by Chris Miller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415170648

ISBN-13: 9780415170642

Pub. Date: 08/10/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Environmental Rights offers new perspectives on contemporary debates over rights and environmental issues. It draws on key theories of contemporary philosophers and jurists and case reports from decisions in English, European and US courts. It also examines recent developments within environmental law and policy in the UK and the EU. Specific rights of the

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Environmental Rights offers new perspectives on contemporary debates over rights and environmental issues. It draws on key theories of contemporary philosophers and jurists and case reports from decisions in English, European and US courts. It also examines recent developments within environmental law and policy in the UK and the EU. Specific rights of the individual are examined - the right to clean air and water, access to information, the right to participate in environmental decisions - as well as the practical obstacles to the exercising of these rights.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415170642
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/10/1998
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)
Lexile:
1660L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgements
Table of statutes
Table of European Directives
Table of European Regulations
Table of Articles of Treaty of Rome (as amended)
Table of cases: England and Wales
Table of cases: European Court of Justice
Table of cases: European Court of Human Rights
Table of cases: USA and Canada
1The concept of an 'environmental right'1
2Has the European Union conferred 'environmental rights' on its citizens?23
3Town and country planning46
4Do we have a right 'to breathe clean air'?72
5A right to clean water?93
6Radiological protection116
7The erosion of property rights143
8Landscapes, species and habitats159
9Are ecocentric rights so very different?176
Notes188
Name index212
Subject index214

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