Environmental Law: Text, Cases and Materials

Paperback | May 2, 2013

byElizabeth Fisher, Bettina Lange, Eloise Scotford

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This new title in the popular Text, Cases, and Materials series provides students with a thorough understanding of environmental law while also encouraging critical reflection and pointing out areas of controversy and debate. The authors present an impressive range of extracts from UK andinternational cases, legislation, and articles, to help support learning and demonstrate how the law works in practice, clearly guiding students through key areas while providing insightful explanations and analysis. Topics have been carefully selected to support a wide range of environmental law courses and include pollution, conservation, town planning, and water regulation as well as considering environmental law in relation to the EU and from an international perspective. With its unique combination of extracts and author discussion, this new text provides a comprehensive and convenient guide to environmental law which can be relied upon throughout your course and career. This book is also accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which features updates to the law, further reading suggestions and useful weblinks.

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This new title in the popular Text, Cases, and Materials series provides students with a thorough understanding of environmental law while also encouraging critical reflection and pointing out areas of controversy and debate. The authors present an impressive range of extracts from UK andinternational cases, legislation, and articles, ...

Elizabeth Fisher is a Reader in Environmental Law at Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford and is General Editor of the Journal of Environmental Law. She has written widely on environmental law and related topics and was shortlisted for the OUP Law Teacher of the Year Award in 2011 and winner of the SLS Peter Birks Book Prize f...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:960 pagesPublished:May 2, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199270880

ISBN - 13:9780199270880

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Table of Contents

Part 1: The Basics1. What is Environmental Law?2. Understanding Environmental ProblemsPart 2: Charting the Environmental Law Landscape 1 - Legal Cultures3. Environmental Law in the Legal Culture of the United Kingdom4. European Union Environmental Law5. International Environmental LawPart 3: Charting the Environmental Law Landscape 2 - Basic Legal Concepts6. Private Law7. Public Law8. Criminal Liability9. Statutory Liabilities and Remedies10. The Role of the Courts11. Principle and Policy12. Regulatory Strategy13. GovernancePart 4: Pollution Control14. Water Pollution15. Air Pollution and Climate Change16. Waste Regulation17. Integrated Pollution ControlPart 5: Environmental Law, Environmental Problems, and Land18. Planning Law19. Environmental Impact Assessment20. Nature Conservation21. The Law Relating to Land Contamination22. Genetically Modified Organisms

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"The approach is excellent and very user-friendly. In my view, this book will be a leading source of learning in its area." --Malgosia Fitzmaurice, Professor of Public International Law, Queen Mary University of London