Environmental Rights in Europe and Beyond

Sanja Bogojevic (Editor), Rosemary Rayfuse (Editor)

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The growing awareness of an impending environmental crisis coupled with a series of national and regional environmental disasters led, in the 1960s and 1970s, to the birth of the global environmental movement and the widespread recognition of the need to protect the environment for both current and future generations. Against this backdrop the concept of 'environmental rights' surfaced as a means by which claims relating to the environment could be formulated in legal terms and thereby safeguarded. In the decades that followed, this concept has come to encompass many different variations of legal rights, which this book seeks to investigate and assess.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherHart Publishing Ltd
Number of pages291
ISBN (Print)1509911111, 9781509911110
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Law

Free keywords

  • Environmental Law
  • EU-law
  • Environmental protection
  • Civil Rights
  • Medborgerliga fri- och rättigheter
  • Miljöskydd


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