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Environment and Law By David Wilkinson

Environment and Law

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An introduction for students with little or no legal background, to the role of law in environmental protection. It also explains how strategies from the fields of ethics, science, economics and politics can further an understanding of the proper form and content of environmental law itself.

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Environment and Law by David Wilkinson

This textbook provides a concise introduction for students with little or no legal background, to the role of law in environmental protection. It describes and explains law and legal systems, the concept of the environment, sources of environmental law and some of the techniques used in environmental law. Interdisciplinary in approach, the book explores some of the major connections between law and the disciplines of ethics, science, economics and politics.
Environment and Law offers a greater understanding of international and national environmental law and has case-studies from all over the world, including examples from UK, US and Australian law.

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'There will be many academics - not just academic lawyers - who will welcome this volume as a means of introducing students to a range of issues and not just at the undergraduate level.' - Environmental Law and Management

'An excellent introduction to the subject ... the style, content and approach to Environment and Law is very effective ... it is highly recommended to everyone with an interest in environmental protection and enhancement.' - Environment Law Foundation Newsletter

About David Wilkinson

David Wilkinson is a Lecturer in Environmental Law at Keele University.

Table of Contents

Preface, Table of Cases, Full names of Law Reports, Glossary, Introduction Chapter 1. Law and legal systems Chapter 2. Legal concepts of environment Chapter 3. Sources of environmental law Chapter 4. Principles of environmental law Chapter 5. Techniques of environmental law Chapter 6. The economics of environmental law Chapter 7. Science, law and the environment Chapter 8. Environmental ethics in law Chapter 9. Politics, law and the environment

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Environment and Law by David Wilkinson
David Wilkinson
Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts
Used - Very Good
Taylor & Francis Ltd
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