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Part of Law in Context

  • Date Published: June 1997
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521613538

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  • This book, first published in 1997, provides a stimulating introduction to an area of law which is rapidly developing and is becoming more important within the UK legal system and EC and international law. It adopts a broad perspective in describing the present legal framework and in examining the evolution of the distinctive legal techniques of this subject.

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    • Date Published: June 1997
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521613538
    • length: 522 pages
    • dimensions: 234 x 156 x 27 mm
    • weight: 0.72kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Using the Law for Environmental Protection:
    1. Environmental law in context
    Part II. Historical Context of Environmental Law in Britain:
    2. Building Babylon: industrial activities and early pollution controls
    3. Containing Arcadia: early land use and development controls
    Part III. Development of Environmental Law:
    4. International initiatives
    5. The development of environmental law in the European Community
    Part IV. Techniques for Environmental Protection:
    6. Land use control: town planning and countryside designation
    Part V. Applications of Modern Environmental Law:
    7. The case of nitrate: farming for environmental protection
    8. The road ahead: environmental assessment
    9. Room for the geese: conservation and designation
    10. Epilogue: Environmental justice

  • Authors

    Sue Elworthy, King's College London

    Jane Holder, University College London

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