Human rights and the environment : conflicts and norms in a globalizing world / edited by Lyuba Zarsky.

Other Title:
Human rights & the environment
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2002.
xvi, 288 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Economic development -- Environmental aspects -- Case studies.
Environmental responsibility -- Case studies.
Human rights -- Case studies.
Introduction : conflicts, ethics and globalization / Lyuba Zarsky
The rights of indigenous peoples in international law / Fergus MacKay
Global reach : human rights and environment in the framework of corporate accountability / Lyuba Zarsky
Mining in Suriname : multinationals, the state and the Maroon Community of Nieuw Koffiekamp / Fergus MacKay
Environment, human rights and mining conflicts in Ghana / Douglas Korsah-Brown
Conflicts over transnational oil and gas development off Sakhalin Island in the Russian Far East : a David and Goliath tale / Erika Rosenthal
Environmental and human rights impacts of trade liberalization : a case study in Batam Island, Indonesia / Agus P. Sari
Global norms, local compliance and the human rights-environment nexus : a case study of the Nam Theun II Dam in Laos / Philip Hirsch
The Darien Region between Colombia and Panama : gap or seal? / Pascal O. Girot
Environment, development and human rights in China : a case study of foreign waste dumping / Changhua Wu and Simon Wang
Environment and land in Bushbuckridge, South Africa / Robert Thornton
Ecological roots of conflicts in eastern and central Africa : towards a regional ombudsman / John Mugabe and Godber W. Tumushabe
Promoting environmental human rights through innovations in mediation / Naomi Roht-Arriaza.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Zarsky, Lyuba.
1853838152 (paperback)
1853838144 (hardback)
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