1. Research Handbooks in Environmental Law series

    This highly topical series addresses some of the most important questions and areas of research in environmental law. Each volume is designed by a leading expert to appraise the current state of thinking and probe the key questions for future research on a particular topic. The series encompasses some of the most pressing issues in the field, ranging from climate change, biodiversity and the marine environment through to the impacts of trade, regulation, and sustainable development. Each Research Handbook comprises specially-commissioned chapters from leading academics, and sometimes practitioners, as well as those with an emerging reputation and is written with a global readership in mind. Equally useful as reference tools or high-level introductions to specific topics, issues and debates, these Research Handbooks will be used by academic researchers, post-graduate students, practising lawyers and lawyers in policy circles.

Books in this series

TOTAL: 9
  1. Research Handbook on Law, Environment and the Global South

    Research Handbook on Law, Environment and the Global South

    Edited by Philippe Cullet, Sujith Koonan
    This comprehensive Research Handbook offers an innovative analysis of environmental law in the global South and contributes to an important reassessment of some of its major underlying concepts. The Research Handbook discusses areas rarely prioritized in environmental law, such as land rights, and underlines how these intersect with issues including poverty, livelihoods and the use of natural resources, challenging familiar narratives around development and sustainability in this context and providing new insights into environmental justice. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  2. Research Handbook on Environment and Investment Law

    Research Handbook on Environment and Investment Law

    Edited by Kate Miles
    The Research Handbook on Environment and Investment Law examines one of the most dynamic areas of international law: the interaction between international investment law and environmental law and policy. The Research Handbook takes a thematic approach, analysing key issues in the environment–investment nexus, such as freshwater resources, climate, biodiversity, biotechnology and sustainable development. It also includes sections which explore regional experiences and address practice and procedure, and offers innovative approaches and critical perspectives, including the interface between foreign investment and the environment with human rights, gender, indigenous peoples, and economics. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  3. Research Handbook on Freshwater Law and International Relations

    Research Handbook on Freshwater Law and International Relations

    Edited by Mara Tignino, Christian Bréthaut
    Recent decades have seen pivotal changes in the management and protection of water resources, with human rights, environmental and water law each developing a strong interest in the conservation of fresh water. This surge in interest has meant that dispute settlement mechanisms, along with diplomatic tools, are becoming increasingly necessary for conflict resolution. This Handbook offers an analysis of the interaction between law and various forms of knowledge and expertise, ranging from economics to environmental and social sciences. Leading scholars examine general and specific water legal regimes and analyse the interplay between various disciplines in order to establish the extent to which law is informed by each. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  4. Research Handbook on Fundamental Concepts of Environmental Law

    Research Handbook on Fundamental Concepts of Environmental Law

    Edited by Douglas Fisher
    The quality and the strength of an environmental legal system is a reflection of the conceptual foundations upon which it is constructed. The Research Handbook on Fundamental Concepts of Environmental Law illuminates key aspects of environmental governance through the lens of their underlying dimensions: for example, the form, structure and language of international, regional and national instruments; the function of norms, objectives and standards; and the relevance of economic analysis and of integrated policy formulation. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  5. Research Handbook on Biodiversity and Law

    Research Handbook on Biodiversity and Law

    Edited by Michael Bowman, Peter Davies, Edward Goodwin
    This wide-ranging Handbook presents a range of perspectives from leading international experts reflecting up-to-date research thinking on the subject of biodiversity law, the crucial importance of which to human welfare is only now being fully appreciated. Through a rigorous examination of the principles, procedures and practices that characterise this area of law, this timely volume effectively highlights its objectives, implementation, achievements, and prospects. Presenting thematic rather than regime-based coverage, the editors demonstrate the state-of-the-art of current research and identify future research needs and directions. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  6. Research Handbook on International Marine Environmental Law

    Research Handbook on International Marine Environmental Law

    Edited by Rosemary Rayfuse
    This authoritative Handbook examines the current state and the future needs of international law in addressing the key activities that pose threats to the marine environment. Its chapters explore the legal framework for protection of the marine environment, pollution of the marine environment, seabed activities and the marine environment, protection of marine biodiversity, regional approaches to the protection of the marine environment and climate change and the marine environment. Each chapter goes beyond a survey of existing law to identify the shortcomings in the legal regime and areas of critical research needed to address these shortcomings. This book provides significant insights into contemporary issues surrounding the efficacy of the regime created by the 1982 Law of the Sea Convention and details the further work needed to ensure the design and implementation of effective regulation and management of human activities that affect the marine environment. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 265.00   Web: $ 238.50
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 69.95   Web: $ 55.96
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  7. Research Handbook on Chinese Environmental Law

    Research Handbook on Chinese Environmental Law

    Edited by Qin Tianbao
    This Handbook provides a comprehensive review of the salient content and major developments of environmental law in transitional China. The core concepts, basic mechanisms and key challenges of Chinese environmental law are discussed, extending the frontier of understanding in this fundamental area. Previous knowledge of Chinese environmental law is built upon, taking into consideration the concerns of how to face environmental issues in the context of economic growth. Readers will gain an in-depth understanding of the nuances of environmental law in China from this extensive overview. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  8. Research Handbook on Climate Change Mitigation Law

    Research Handbook on Climate Change Mitigation Law

    Edited by Geert Van Calster, Wim Vandenberghe, Leonie Reins
    Governments around the world have been trying to find ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions for decades. This detailed Handbook considers the spectrum of legal and market-based instruments as well as strategies and policies adopted around the world and suggests more effective, comprehensive and responsive ways of managing climate change mitigation. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 310.00   Web: $ 279.00
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 69.95   Web: $ 55.96
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  9. Research Handbook on Climate Change Adaptation Law

    Research Handbook on Climate Change Adaptation Law

    Edited by Jonathan Verschuuren
    This timely Research Handbook discusses the challenges brought about by the need to adapt to a changing climate. It considers how adaptation is necessary to address impacts resulting from the warming of the Earth’s atmosphere which is already unavoidable due to past emissions. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 248.00   Web: $ 223.20
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