Environmental Law

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Cleaner, Greener, Healthier

A Prescription for Stronger Canadian Environmental Laws and Policies

UBC Press

David R. Boyd reveals striking weaknesses in Canadian environmental law, describes the damage these flaws are wreaking on human health, and identifies practical, proven, and affordable solutions to these problems.

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Our Chemical Selves

Gender, Toxics, and Environmental Health

UBC Press

This collection provides a critical, interdisciplinary analysis of how everyday exposures to common chemicals are adversely affecting the health of Canadians and reveals the connections between social inequity, environmental risks, and the gendered division of health burdens in Canada.

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Land Use and Society, Third Edition

Geography, Law, and Public Policy

Island Press

This third edition has been updated with data from the 2010 U.S. Census and revised with the input of academics and professors to address the changing issues in land use, policy, and law today.

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The Right to a Healthy Environment

Revitalizing Canada's Constitution

UBC Press

Renowned environmental lawyer David R. Boyd argues that Canada must constitutionalize environmental rights and responsibilities if it hopes to improve its environmental record.

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Blue-Green Province

The Environment and the Political Economy of Ontario

UBC Press

Blue-Green Province provides the first comprehensive study of environmental policy in Ontario and explores what lessons on the future of environmental and economic policy in Canada might be learned from this province’s experience.

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The Environmental Rights Revolution

A Global Study of Constitutions, Human Rights, and the Environment

UBC Press

David Boyd shows that recognition of the right to a healthy environment is not only growing, it is having a profound influence on public policy and environmental protection.

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Human Rights

The Commons and the Collective

UBC Press

Laura Westra argues that international and environmental law must place the rights of the collective before those of the individual if we are to protect our common heritage -- the environment, its air, water, and biodiversity -- and ensure humanity’s survival.

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Corporate Social Responsibility and the State

International Approaches to Forest Co-Regulation

UBC Press

This book provides a clear theoretical lens and practical guidance on the prospects and limits of leveraging private corporate social responsibility standards, such as forest certification, alongside government regulatory efforts to achieve more effective and adaptive sustainability solutions.

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Setting the Standard

Certification, Governance, and the Forest Stewardship Council

UBC Press

This important work undertakes a detailed comparative analysis of Forest Stewradship Council environmental standards, and their implications for global governance and regulatory theory.

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