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Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Ashfaq Khalfan


This book analyses recent developments in international sustainable development law (ISDL), a field emerging at the intersection between international economic, environmental, and social law. Hundreds of new bi-lateral, regional, and global treaties have been negotiated in the areas of trade, environment, and development over the past two decades, yet most of them face profound problems in implementation. At the same time, disputes over human rights, environmental protection, and economic development are increasingly common. This book provides a coherent approach that can address conflicts and ... More

Keywords: international sustainable development law, economic law, environmental law, social law, trade treaties, environment treaties, development treaties, human rights, environmental protection, economic development, future legal research, World Summit on Sustainable Development, New Delhi Declaration

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Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780199276707
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276707.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger, author
Director, Centre for International Sustainable Development Law

Ashfaq Khalfan, author
Director, Centre for International Sustainable Development Law

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