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Title Global justice and sustainable development / edited by Duncan French
Published Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 416 pages)
Series Legal aspects of sustainable development, 1875-0923 ; v. 7
Legal aspects of sustainable development ; v. 7
Contents Sustainable development and the instinctive imperative of justice in the -- Global order / Duncan French -- Sustainability discourses in international courts : what place for global justice? / Tim Stephens -- Sustainable development and fragmentation in international society / Jaye Ellis -- Sustainable development, integration and the conflation of values : the fuel retailers case / Dire Tladi -- Sustainable development, major groups and stakeholder dialogue : lessons from the UN / Karen Morrow -- The normative influence of Islamic shari'ah on current UN discourse on justice and sustainable development / Katja Samuel -- Demystifying the ideal : water and sustainability in ancient Greek laws / Etienne Dunant -- Procedural international environmental justice? : the evolution of procedural means for environmental protection : from inter-state obligations to individual-state rights / David M. Ong -- Climate change and shifting paradigms / Joyeeta Gupta -- The impact of international foreign investment rules on domestic law / Ximena Fuentes -- Water services privatisation and recognition of the human right to water in international investment law : finding fertile ground in unlikely places / Owen McIntyre -- Ecosystem services, agricultural subsidies and world trade : in search of global justice and sustainable development / Elena Merino Blanco -- The concept of equality in international trade and investment law : a catalyst for sustainable development / Freya Baetens -- The curious phenomenon of "environmental migration/displacement" and the role of international law in cross-border protection / Michele Morel and Frank Maes -- Global poverty and sustainable development : challenges addressed by the EU's renewed sustainable development strategy / Silke Steiner -- Environmental justice and sustainable development : guidelines for environmental law-making / Dominique Herve -- Some Australian examples of the integration of environmental, economic and social considerations into decision making : the jurisprudence of facts and context / Jennifer McKay -- After Copenhagen : bringing personal carbon trading home / Peter Doran -- Justice and sustainable development : compatibility or conflict? : a Scottish case study / Ole Pedersen, Aylwin Pillai and Anne-Michelle Slater -- Sustainable development indicators and a putative argument for law : a case study of the UK / Andrea Ross -- Reassessing and redefining the principle of economic sovereignty of states / Surya P. Subedi
Summary In recognising the significant role law, especially international law, can play in supporting the objectives of global justice and sustainable development, this edited collection provides a wide-ranging analysis of some of the most fundamental challenges facing global society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject International law.
Sustainable development -- Law and legislation.
Form Electronic book
Author French, Duncan.
ISBN 9004188223 (electronic bk.)
9789004188228 (electronic bk.)