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Author Dzah, Godwin Eli Kwadzo, author.

Title Sustainable development, international law, and a turn to African legal cosmologies / Godwin Eli Kwadzo Dzah, University of Alberta
Published Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2024


Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 374 pages)
Series Cambridge studies in international and comparative law ; 185
Cambridge studies in international and comparative law (Cambridge, England : 1996) ; 185.
Contents The rise, fall, and rise again of sustainable development -- The logic of sustainable development : law, politics, and history of an idea -- Sustainable Development and the paradox of legal universalism -- Problematising the normative trajectory of sustainable development in Africa -- Sustainable development and the turn to African legal ontologies -- Ecocosmologies, ecolegality, and African Environmentalisms as ecological law -- Conclusion: The paradoxical future of sustainable development in International law
Summary "This original study provides a fresh perspective on how legal concepts and principles derived from non-Western legal systems can revitalise sustainable development in international law. It is essential reading for international and environmental law scholars, legal historians, and scholars of African studies, legal pluralism and Indigenous studies"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 07, 2024)
Subject Sustainable development -- Law and legislation -- Africa
International law -- Africa
Customary law -- Africa
Law -- Africa.
Cosmology, African.
Cosmology, African
International law
Sustainable development -- Law and legislation
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2023039442
ISBN 9781009354059