International Environmental Law and Asian Values

This book juxtaposes international environmental norms and practices with relevant Asian policies and their applications in key areas.

International Environmental Law and Asian Values

Author: Roda Mushkat

Publisher: UBC Press

ISBN: 9780774810579

Page: 241

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Annotation Following decades of economic expansion, Asia is confronting the environmental consequences of unfettered development. This poses a challenge because of the bias of prevailing cultural systems in the region toward the goal of lifting standards of living over achieving ecological sustainability. The book addresses the relationship between Asian cultural values and international environmental law. It highlights the tension between wealth maximization and environmental preservation, its evolution over time, the key issues to which it gives rise, and the policy mechanisms employed in this context, with special reference to the expanding body of international environmental law. This book contributes to the understanding of the complex questions involved and paves the way for a more enlightened policy action. The analysis and conclusions should be of considerable interest to scholars and students of public international law, international relations, environmental policy, comparative culture, economic development, and social change.

Asian Yearbook of International Law

This has been explained by M. Sornarajah, who construes international
environmental law in terms of “advantages”.108 That States want the survival of
mankind is not the upshot of a value judgment. It is merely because it is the
interest of all ...

Asian Yearbook of International Law

Author: B.S. Chimni

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134030215

Page: 392

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Launched in 1991, the Asian Yearbook of International Law is a major refereed publication dedicated to international law issues as seen primarily from an Asian perspective, under the auspices of the Foundation for the Development of International Law in Asia (DILA). It is the first publication of its kind edited by a team of leading international law scholars from across Asia. The Yearbook provides a forum for the publication of articles in the field of international law, and other Asian international law topics, written by experts from the region and elsewhere. Its aim is twofold: to promote international law in Asia, and to provide an intellectual platform for the discussion and dissemination of Asian views and practices on contemporary international legal issues. Each volume of the Yearbook normally contains articles and shorter notes; a section on State practice; an overview of Asian states participation in multilateral treaties; succinct analysis of recent international legal developments in Asia; an agora section devoted to critical perspectives on international law issues; surveys of the activities of international organizations òf special relevance to Asia; and book review, bibliography and documents sections. It will be of interest to students and academics interested in international law and Asian studies.

Routledge Handbook of the Environment in Southeast Asia

The apparent bifurcation in attitude concerning international and regional
environmental obligations has been explored by Roda Mushkat in her book
International Environmental Law and Asian Values (2004). Mushkat makes a
number of ...

Routledge Handbook of the Environment in Southeast Asia

Author: Philip Hirsch

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1315474875

Page: 522

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The environment is one of the defining issues of our times, and it is closely linked to questions and dilemmas surrounding economic development. Southeast Asia is one of the world’s most economically and demographically dynamic regions, and it is also one in which a host of environmental issues raise themselves. The Routledge Handbook of the Environment in Southeast Asia is a collection of 30 chapters dealing with the most significant scholarly debates in this rapidly growing field of study. Structured in four main parts, it gives a comprehensive regional overview of, and insight into, the environment in Southeast Asia. Wide-ranging and balanced, this handbook promotes scholarly understanding of how environmental issues are dealt with from diverse theoretical perspectives. It offers a detailed empirical understanding of the myriad environmental problems and challenges faced in Southeast Asia. This is the first publication of its kind in this field; a helpful companion for a global audience and for scholars of Southeast Asian studies from a variety of disciplines.

The Australian Journal of Asian Law

Book Review International Environmental Law and Asian Values Jolene Lin
Roda Mushkat , International Environmental Law and Asian Values : Legal
Norms and Cultural Influences . Vancouver : University of British Columbia Press
, 2004 .

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Asian Yearbook of International Law Volume 8 1998 1999

TAY , SIMON S.C. , South East Asian forest fires : haze over ASEAN and
international environmental law , 7 Review of ... FREEMAN , MICHAEL , Human
rights and real cultures : towards a dialogue on “ Asian values ” , 1 Netherlands
Quarterly ...

Asian Yearbook of International Law  Volume 8  1998 1999

Author: B. S. Chimni

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

ISBN: 9789004136885

Page: 368

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The "Asian Yearbook of International Law" is a major refereed publication dedicated to international law issues as seen primarily from an Asian perspective. This is the first publication of its kind edited by a team of leading international law scholars from across Asia. The "Asian Yearbook of International Law" provides a forum for the publication of articles in the field of international law, and other Asian international law topics, written by experts from the region and elsewhere. Its aim is twofold: to promote international law in Asia, and to provide an intellectual platform for the discussion and dissemination of Asian views and practices on contemporary international legal issues. As a rule, each volume of the Asian Yearbook normally contains articles; notes; a section on State practice; an overview of the participation of Asian countries in multilateral treaties; a chronicle of events and incidents; surveys of the activities of international organizations which have special relevance to Asia, such as a survey of the activities of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Committee; and book review, bibliography and documents sections.

International Environmental Law in the Asia Pacific

The purpose of this book is to assess the development of international environmental law in the Asia Pacific.

International Environmental Law in the Asia Pacific

Author: Ben Boer

Publisher: Kluwer Law International B.V.

ISBN: 9041107061

Page: 364

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The purpose of this book is to assess the development of international environmental law in the Asia Pacific. Consideration is given to the impact upon the region of global, regional and subregional environmental law. An assessment is also undertaken of how certain states, and groups of states, have responded domestically and within their own subregions to these developments. For the purposes of this book the Asia Pacific is defined as essentially the states which comprise East and Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the island states of the Southwest Pacific. Occasional consideration is also given to the states of South Asia.

Environmental Law for Sustainability

13 Environmental Law in Post - colonial Societies : Aspirations , Achievements
and Limitations BENJAMIN J ... Law in the Asia Pacific ( Kluwer , 1998 ) ; R
Mushkat International Environmental Law and Asian Values : Legal Norms and
Cultural ...

Environmental Law for Sustainability

Author: Benjamin J Richardson

Publisher: Hart Publishing

ISBN:

Page: 487

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This book presents critical new scholarship on the state of law for sustainable development from an international and comparative perspective.

The Journal of East Asian Affairs

international law , incorporation of international legal norms into domestic law ,
and constitutional reform in divided societies . Her latest book , International
Environmental Law and Asian Values : Legal Norms and Cultural Influences ,
has ...

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Global Environmental Challenges

Address at the UN Conference on Human Environment . ... Agenda Notes for the
National Committee on Environmental Planning and Coordination , published by
New Delhi : Department ... International Environmental Law and Asian Values .

Global Environmental Challenges

Author: O. P. Dwivedi

Publisher: University of Toronto PressHigher education

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Page: 328

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"This book brings together an impressive collection of scholars working on environmental challenges facing the Global South in an age of globalization. An important contribution to the literature on global environmental policy and politics." - Jennifer Clapp, University of Waterloo

Asia Pacific Legal Development

9 Environmental Law as " Sacred Text": Western Values and Southeast Asian
Prospects Douglas M. Johnston INTRODUCTION There can be no doubt that
environmental concerns have ... First, the area is seen to be new despite the
scattered existence of rather general antecedent principles of relevance to
environmental protection in property, tort, criminal law, international law, and
other fields of law.

Asia Pacific Legal Development

Author: Gerry Ferguson

Publisher: UBC Press

ISBN: 9780774806732

Page: 618

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In this age of globalization many legal experts see evidence of swift global movement toward an eventual single "world legal system." Yet, the trend to political and economic integration in some parts of the world is matched by the trend to disintegration in others, where strong cultural and political resistance to external influences exists. Asia-Pacific Legal Development traces current and prospective developments in several legal systems of the Asia-Pacific region to make sense of these trends and counter-trends. The contributing authors represent a wide variety of specialist expertise, both "public" and "private," and together they encompass the three sectors that constitute a modern system of formal law: the economic, the behavioural, and the civic. Taking into account the opinions and perspectives of both indigenous and non-indigenous experts on topics ranging from prostitution to constitutional law, the book surveys how several ASEAN nations, as well as Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, are confronting social, economic, and legal change. In the first three parts, chapters are grouped along general sectoral lines to cover economic, civic, and behavioural themes, while in the fourth, cross-sectoral contexts are addressed. With the introduction and concluding chapter, the editors provide an overall integrating framework as well as provocative insights into trends in legal development in the Asia-Pacific region, and on comparative legal research and writing in general. Asia-Pacific Legal Development is not only an exemplary model for cooperative and comparative legal research and scholarly pluralism, but also a rich study of the increasingly relevant issue of convergence and divergence of legal systems, with a unique Asian focus.

Report of the International Law Commission on the Work of Its Session

The definition includes natural and legal persons , and includes the State as
custodian of public property . ... see Roda Mushkat , International Environmental
Law and Asian Values : Legal Norms and Cultural Influences ( UBC Press , 2004
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Towards a second Generation in Environmental Laws in the Asian and Pacific Region

In order to attain the global goal of sustainable development , we need to realize
the first generation of environmental laws , while we fashion ... Fundamental
values and environmental ethical norms should be the foundation for
environmental law at all levels ; 2. ... Nonetheless , as the Asian Development
Bank ( ADB ) , UN Environment Programme ( UNEP ) and the Environmental Law
Programme of ...

Towards a  second Generation  in Environmental Laws in the Asian and Pacific Region

Author: Lin Heng Lye

Publisher: IUCN

ISBN: 9782831707532

Page: 193

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The IUCN Environmental Law Programme (ELP) is proud to present this compilation of thought pieces from experts belonging both to the IUCN Commission on Environmental Law (CEL) and the IUCN Environmental Law Centre, both part of the ELP -- the world's leading environmental law network. The strong involvement of CEL members from North and Southeast Asia and Oceania in the symposium that led to this publication, and in its preparation, is a particularly pleasing feature of this initiative.While we continue to strive towards the improvement of the first generation of environmental laws and their effective implementation, our rapidly changing world also requires us to excite some critical thinking about the second generation of environmental laws. The symposium was an attempt to fuel discussion on what we have achieved with the first generation, what we need to do for the second generation, and how we can bridge these two generations. Through this book we have attempted to capture the provoking thoughts raised during the symposium, which recent developments have validated to be pressing concerns for the world.The articles cover a broad range of issues that are of interest, especially to the Japanese audience for which the symposium was designed, but also to the broader regional and international community. They examine the issues from the national, regional, and international perspectives, and focus not only on State action, but also on the contributions of a regional financial institution, the Asian Development Bank, which has been a staunch supporter of the ELP's capacity building programme in the Asian and Pacific region.

Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law

The use of an economic rationale for environmental protection is of course not
new . ... were often driven more by the economics of maintaining a species than
an overriding concern for its inherent value . ... 2 Alexander Gillespie
International Environmental Law , Policy and Ethics ( Oxford University Press ,
Oxford : 2000 ) ...

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Official Records

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custodian of public property . ... see Roda Mushkat , International Environmental
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Symposium Nation building

A Legal Architecture? ... AND RELATIVISM IN ENLIGHTMENT AND
POSTMODERN THOUGHT ( 2002 ) ; RODA MUSHKAT , INTERNATIONAL
ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND ASIAN VALUES : LEGAL NORMS AND
CULTURAL INFLUENCES ...

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Capacity Building for Environmental Law in the Asian and Pacific Region

The exposure to global culture has inspired many Asian cultures to take on
values that conflict with traditional Asian values . The new values promote self
interest over communal interest , pursuit of material wealth , and less regard for
resource ...

Capacity Building for Environmental Law in the Asian and Pacific Region

Author: Donna G. Craig

Publisher:

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Page: 1054

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National, sectoral, and international approaches to environmental law education are integrated in this comprehensive resource on environmental law in Asian and Pacific countries. A broader definition of sustainable development that incorporates social, cultural, and economic dimensions facilitates consideration of social justice and equity in environmental law. Specific environments including freshwater ecosystems, forests, and intercoastal zones are discussed in this volume, including information on biological diversity, climate change, and sustainable development.

The Post Soviet Decline of Central Asia

International. Environmental. Law. Thus far, my assumption has been that the
concerns behind adopting a mode of analysis based on comprehensive capital
relate directly to sustainable development. This assumption implies that physical,
 ...

The Post Soviet Decline of Central Asia

Author: Eric W. Sievers

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317793366

Page: 264

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Sievers draws on his experience of Central Asia to take on the task of explaining the remarkable economic declines of the post-Soviet Central Asian states (Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan) in the past decade, and the turn of these states towards despotism.