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The Resource Environmental justice and the rights of Indigenous peoples : international and domestic legal perspectives, Laura Westra

Environmental justice and the rights of Indigenous peoples : international and domestic legal perspectives, Laura Westra

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Environmental justice and the rights of Indigenous peoples : international and domestic legal perspectives
Title
Environmental justice and the rights of Indigenous peoples
Title remainder
international and domestic legal perspectives
Statement of responsibility
Laura Westra
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines threats and challenges confronting Indigenous peoples in protecting their identity and traditional lands; assesses the two common models for advancing collective aspirations of Indigenous peoples - the cultural identity and self-determination models; argues for supplementing these models with a third - the biological / ecological integrity model; includes brief references to Australia
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Westra, Laura
Dewey number
342.0872
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Indigenous peoples
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Offenses against the environment
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Human ecology
  • Indigenous peoples
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Environmental justice and the rights of Indigenous peoples : international and domestic legal perspectives, Laura Westra
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Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [323]-339
Contents
Pt 1: Basic issues, principles and historical background: the rights of Indigenous peoples: eco-footprint crime and the "biological / ecological integrity model" to achieve environmental justice -- Cultural integrity and ecological integrity: the interface and inernational law -- Cosmopolitanism and natural law for the recovery of individual and community rights -- Pt 2: Selected examples from domestic and international case law: Indigenous peoples and minorities in international jurisprudence and the responsibility of the World Bank -- The United States and Indigenous peoples: some recent ATCA jurisprudence -- First Nations of Canada and the legal and illegal attacks on their existence -- Pt 3: Justifying genocide: principles and reality: genocide and eco-crime: the interface -- Aboriginal rights in domestic and international law, and the special case of Arctic peoples -- Pt 4: Some modest proposals for global governance: Indigenous human rights and the obligations of state and non-state actors; Governance for global integrity: present instruments, trends and future goals -- Appendix 1: The earth charter -- Appendix 2: "Development" and environmental racism: the case of Ken Saro-Wiwa and the Ogoni
Control code
000042521446
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 352 p.
Isbn
9781844074853
Lccn
2007021165
Label
Environmental justice and the rights of Indigenous peoples : international and domestic legal perspectives, Laura Westra
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [323]-339
Contents
Pt 1: Basic issues, principles and historical background: the rights of Indigenous peoples: eco-footprint crime and the "biological / ecological integrity model" to achieve environmental justice -- Cultural integrity and ecological integrity: the interface and inernational law -- Cosmopolitanism and natural law for the recovery of individual and community rights -- Pt 2: Selected examples from domestic and international case law: Indigenous peoples and minorities in international jurisprudence and the responsibility of the World Bank -- The United States and Indigenous peoples: some recent ATCA jurisprudence -- First Nations of Canada and the legal and illegal attacks on their existence -- Pt 3: Justifying genocide: principles and reality: genocide and eco-crime: the interface -- Aboriginal rights in domestic and international law, and the special case of Arctic peoples -- Pt 4: Some modest proposals for global governance: Indigenous human rights and the obligations of state and non-state actors; Governance for global integrity: present instruments, trends and future goals -- Appendix 1: The earth charter -- Appendix 2: "Development" and environmental racism: the case of Ken Saro-Wiwa and the Ogoni
Control code
000042521446
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 352 p.
Isbn
9781844074853
Lccn
2007021165

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