The environmental rights revolution a global study of constitutions, human rights, and the environment /
The right to a healthy environment has been the subject of extensive philosophical debates that revolve around the question: Should rights to clean air, water, and soil be entrenched in law? David Boyd answers this by moving beyond theoretical debate to measure the practical effects of enshrining th...
|Main Author:||Boyd, David R. 1964-|
Vancouver, BC :
xiii, 443 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Also issued in electronic format.
Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
- Part 1. The Emergence and Evolution of a New Human Right.
- 1. Constitutions, Human Rights, and the Environment : The Context
- 2. The Right to a Healthy Environment : framing the Issues
- 3. The Prevalence and Enforceability of Environmental Provisions in National Constitutions
- 4. The Influence of International Law
- Part 2. The Constitutional Right to a Healthy Environment in Practice
- 5. A Framework for Assessing the Legal Influence of the Right to a Healthy Environment
- 6. Latin America and the Caribbean
- 7. Africa
- 8. Asia
- 9. Eastern Europe
- 10. Western Europe
- Part 3. Evaluating the Impacts of Environmental Provisions in Constitutions.
- 11. Lessons Learned : Practical Experiences with the Right to a Healthy Environment
- 12. Do Environmental Provisions in Constitutions Influence Environmental Performance?
- 13. An Idea Whose Time Has Come.