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Author Ripley, Amanda Cahill, 1971-

Title The human right to water and its application in the occupied Palestinian territories / Amanda Cahill Ripley
Published New York : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 222 pages)
Contents The historical legal and political context of the right to water -- The human right to water : legal status and normative content -- Obligations correlative to the right to water -- The right to water in the occupied Palestinian territories (West Bank) : part I : international legal sources -- The right to water in the occupied Palestinian territories (West Bank) : part II : bilateral and domestic legal sources -- The right to water in the occupied Palestinian territories (West Bank) : part III : a case study in the southern West Bank -- Where do we go from here? : conclusions and recommendations for developing the right to water -- Practical measures
Summary This book provides an overview and examination of the human right to water as determined under international human rights law, including establishing its current legal status and substantive content and dealing with general questions and issues related to economic, social and cultural rights which affect the right to water. The book goes on to look more specifically at the application of the human right to water in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. As well as exploring the human right to water under international human rights law the book also analyses the international humanitarian law per
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-219) and index
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Subject Palestinian Arabs -- Civil rights.
Water rights -- West Bank
LAW -- Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice.
Palestinian Arabs -- Civil rights.
Water rights.
West Bank.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203827856
9780203827857