Environmental constitutionalism is a new concept for protecting local and global environmental conditions by invoking national and subnational constitutional law. As constitution-drafters in all legal traditions commit to environmental stewardship, protection and sustainability, courts are increasingly called upon to vindicate protected environmental rights in both their substantive and their procedural aspects. Designed for judges, advocates, and policy-makers as well as scholars in the field, this research review discusses key writings on environmental constitutionalism from around the world, drawing attention to its contours, its challenges, and its potential for enhancing both environmental protection and constitutional governance in theory and context.
About Elgar Research Reviews
Elgar Research Reviews consist of two principal components: a scholarly review article and a list of recommended readings.
Each review article is prepared by a leading scholar and introduces the relevant field of academic study by surveying the seminal and most transformative articles within that field. The article sets the recommended readings into context, revealing how they have shaped scholarship and why they are important to the development of the field. To facilitate further research the recommended readings are fully referenced.
Using the reference links provided
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There is also a link to search for each reading within Google Scholar, providing an important alternative method of finding the readings on the original publisher’s website and helping you to identify similar work.
Finding a print version of the recommended readings
A print edition of this resource is also available.
Environmental Constitutionalism (2 volumes)
James R. May & Erin Daly (ed.)
ISBN: 978 1 78471 168 9
The print edition includes the full text of the review article and of the recommended readings. Each recommended reading is presented exactly as it appeared in its original setting.
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