International Courts and Environmental Protection - Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law (Hardback)Tim Stephens (author)
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 458
Weight: 860 g
Dimensions: 236 x 158 x 27 mm
'Stephens' book is a useful addition to the burgeoning field of international environmental law, with helpful analyses of past cases and an overview of the array of relevant tribunals, courts, and treaty-based institutions. The impressive bibliography, tables, and extensive footnotes are a useful resource for anyone interested in the field.' Margaret Graham, Journal of International Law and Politics
'Tim Stephens' book International Courts and Environmental Protection marks a significant moment in the literature on the use of international judicial mechanisms in the field of the environment. As the commentary on the jacket observes, now more than ever judicial processes are among those that may be of vital importance for the protection of the environment. The book's style is direct, accessible and forward-looking. The text is thorough and thoughtful. This book would make a valuable acquisition both for individuals with an academic or practical interest and for law libraries.' Caroline Foster, Review of European Community and International Environmental Law
'It is packed full with both detailed exposition and insightful analysis. Stephens has brought together material from a diverse array of sources and created a work which deserves to be widely and seriously read.' Duncan French, British Year Book of International Law
'Stephens' text is ... the only reliable comprehensive exploration of the subject, full stop ... [he] shows that there is more going on in international environmental dispute settlement than even many keen observers of the subject of international environmental law might realise. His book is an impressive blend of not only jurisprudence and analytical insight, but also a realistic nuts and bolts explanation of institutional and systemic frameworks. Another reviewer has already opined that '[u]ndoubtedly, this book will become part of required reading for all those interested in international environmental law and adjudication'. I could not agree more.' Don Anton, Australian Year Book of International Law
'Stephens does not simply review, but he masterfully analyzes, assesses, and carefully investigates the effectiveness and usefulness of the varieties of international courts that administer transboundary environmental law in adjudicating transboundary disputes ... Stephens has pulled together disparate strands of complex international legal activity surrounding environmental adjudication and organized them into a very readable and thought-provoking monograph. Undoubtedly, this book will become a part of required reading for all those interested in international environmental law and adjudication.' Srini Sitarman, Review of International Organizations
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