Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

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Drawing on international economic, environmental, and social law, this book provides a long-awaited coherent approach to the study of international sustainable development law. It establishes a set of principles for this emerging field, looks at case studies of implementation instruments and describes future directions for international sustainable development law.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199276714
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 12/15/2004
  • Pages: 490
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger is a Director of the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law. Ashfaq Khalfan is a Director of the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law.

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Table of Contents

Part I: The Foundations
1. Origins of Sustainable Development
2. Sustainable Development, Policy, and International Law
3. Legal Aspects of Sustainable Development
Part II: The Principles
4. The Principle of Integration and Interrelationship in Relation to Social, Economic, and Environmental Objectives
5. The Duty of states to Ensure Sustainable Use of Natural Resources
6. The Principle of Equity and the Eradication of Poverty
7. The Principle of Common but Differentiated Responsibilities
8. Precaution regarding Human Health, Natural Resources, and Ecosystems
9. The Principle of Public Participation and Access to Information and Justice
10. The Principle of Good Governance
Part III: The Practices
11. Case Studies of Integrated Instruments in IDSL
Case Study I: Sustainability Impact Assessments (SIAs)
Case Study II: Regional Integration Agreements (RIAs)
Case Study III: Compliance-building in ISDL
Case Study IV: Rights-based approaches in ISDL
Part IV: The Prospects
12. Sustainable International Trade, Investment, and Competition Law
13. Sustainable International Climate Change and Vulnerability law
14. Sustainable International Human Rights and Poverty Law
15. Sustainable International Biodiversity Law
16. Sustainable International Natural Resources Law
17. Crosscutting Issues
18. Sustainable Development Governance: International Institutional Architecture
Part IV:

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