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Author Kuokkanen, T
Title International law and the environment : Variations on a theme
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2002
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Note Intro -- PREFACE BY THE SERIES EDITOR -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- TABLE OF CONTENTS -- ABBREVIATIONS -- INTRODUCTION -- I. APPLYING CLASSICAL METHODS AND TECHNIQUES OF INTERNATIONAL LAW TO INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS: THE TRADITIONAL ERA -- Introduction -- A. Judson Harmon - the Oracle of Absolute Sovereignty -- 1. The Background of the Controversy Between the United States and Mexico -- 2. The Opinion of Attorney General Harmon and the Construction of the Harmon Doctrine -- 3. The Application of the Harmon Doctrine -- 4. The Indeterminacy of the Doctrine of Absolute Sovereignty -- B. Separating Jurisdiction from Substance: the North Atlantic Coast Fisheries Case -- 1. Background -- 2. The Arguments of the Parties -- 3. The Ruling by the Arbitral Tribunal -- 4. The Contribution of the Ruling -- C. Separating Jurisdiction from Substance in Relation to Areas beyond National Jurisdiction: The Bering Sea Fur Seals Arbitrations -- 1. Background -- 2. The Fur Seals Arbitration Between the United States and Great Britain -- 3. The Russo-American Fur Seals Arbitration -- 4. The Over- and Underfunctionality of the Awards -- D. The Doctrine of Abuse of Rights -- 1. The Critique of the Bering Sea Arbitration: Lauterpacht's Argument -- 2. The Inadequacy of the Criticism -- 3. Specifying the Doctrine of Abuse of Rights -- 4. The Function of the Doctrine of Abuse of Rights -- E. Recourse to State Responsibility: the Corfu Channel Case -- 1. Judgement of 9 April 1949 -- 2. The Relevance of the Corfu Channel Case in the Environmental Context -- F. Recognition of a State's Right to Use Its Natural Resources: the Lake Lanoux Case -- 1. Background to the Dispute -- 2. The Award -- 3. The Judicial Techniques Applied by the Tribunal -- G. Settling International Environmental Disputes through Arbitration: the Trail Smelter Case -- 1. Introduction
2. Compensable Damage -- 3. Future Damage -- 4. The Establishment of a Preventive Regime and Future Compensation -- 5. The Importance of the Trail Smelter Case -- Conclusion -- II. THE DEVELOPMENT OF INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND THE LAW OF NATURAL RESOURCES: THE MODERN ERA -- Introduction -- A. The Evolution of International Environmental Law: the Process of the Internationalization of Environmental Issues -- 1. Recognition of the Need to Regulate Use: Object, Scope and Purpose of Regulations Concerning Boundary Waters -- 2. Recognition of the Need to Preserve and Conserve Useful Species: Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction -- 3. Recognition of the Need to Protect the Human Environment: Transboundary Relations -- B. The Nationalization of the Law of Natural Resources -- 1. The Traditional Law of Natural Resources: Protection of Foreign Property -- 2. The Modern Law of Natural Resources: Permanent Sovereignty Over Natural Resources -- 3. The International Practice of Nationalization -- Conclusion -- III. INTERNATIONAL LAW OF ENVIRONMENTAL INTEGRATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: THE POSTMODERN ERA -- Introduction -- A. Bridging the Gap between Man and Nature -- 1. The Shift from a Lay-Man Approach to Scientific Expertise -- 2. Reconciling Technosphere and Biosphere -- 3. Extending Environmental Management to Extreme Events -- B. Bridging the Gap between the Environment and the Economy -- 1. A Shift from the Environmental Sector to the Economic Sector -- 2. Reconciling the Environment and the Economy -- 3. Integrating Environmental Protection and Economic Development at the Global Level: Sustainable Development -- Conclusion -- CONCLUSIONS -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W
This work contributes to the study of "international environmental law", addressing its development over three time periods: the traditional period, the modern era, and the post-modern period. It challenges the reader to think about the subject and its development within a broader framework
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Kuokkanen, T. International law and the environment : Variations on a theme Leiden : BRILL,c2002 9789041119506
Subject Environmental law, International.;Environmental law
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Alt Author Kuokkanen, Tuomas
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