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The Resource Environmental Justice and the Rights of Unborn and Future Generations : Law, Environmental Harm and the Right to Health

Environmental Justice and the Rights of Unborn and Future Generations : Law, Environmental Harm and the Right to Health

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Environmental Justice and the Rights of Unborn and Future Generations : Law, Environmental Harm and the Right to Health
Title
Environmental Justice and the Rights of Unborn and Future Generations
Title remainder
Law, Environmental Harm and the Right to Health
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Westra, Laura
Dewey number
  • 341.4/8572
  • 341.48572
  • 342.085
LC call number
K642 -- .W47 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Environmental justice
  • Right to life
  • Unborn children (Law)
Label
Environmental Justice and the Rights of Unborn and Future Generations : Law, Environmental Harm and the Right to Health
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Environmental Justice and the Rights of Unborn and Future Generations Law, Environmental Harm and the Right to Health -- Copyright -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Prologue -- PART ONE - THE RIGHTS OF THE FIRST GENERATION -- CHAPTER 1 The Child's Rights to Health and the Environment, and the Role of the World Health Organization -- Introduction: Child protection and future generations rights - The road to ecojustice -- The Convention of the Rights of the Child and its background -- The right to nationality and the right of the duty of protection in law -- The positive duty of physical protection from harm and the definition of the child -- The preconditions of agency and the grounds of human rights -- The presence of institutionalized violence: Ecocrimes and international law -- Children's rights to health: Obstacles, challenges and the role of the WHO -- Conclusions: The rights of the child and the duty to intervene (domestic), and the international responsibility to protect -- CHAPTER 2 The Status of the Preborn in Civil Law Instruments -- Introduction -- The juridical status of the preborn: Infans conceptus in civil law -- From lex ferenda to lex lata: the case of Vo v. France and some other 'life' cases -- The Vo case continued: Arguments for and against the right to life of the preborn in civil law -- Two other European cases: Brüggemann and Scheuten v. Germany and Ireland v. Grogan -- The case of thalidomide as 'a signifier or a chemical compound that has taken on a multifaceted cultural identity' -- CHAPTER 3 The Status of the Child and the Preborn in Common Law Instruments and Cases -- Introduction: Human rights in the context of neo-liberal globalization -- Some arguments regarding the right to life of the preborn in common law -- Women's civil rights and present laws (US)
  • Third-party foetal harms in common law: cases and instruments -- Reproductive hazards or discrimination in the workplace? -- CHAPTER 4 Supranational Governance: The European Court of Human Rights, and the WTO-WHO Conflict -- Introduction -- Three cases in the European Court of Human Rights -- The principle of the 'best interest of the child' and the problem of freedom -- The protection of freedom and its preconditions in a globalized world governed by western economic interests -- The WTO and the WHO in conflict -- PART TWO - ECOJUSTICE AND FUTURE GENERATIONS' RIGHTS -- CHAPTER 5 The Impact of Consumerism and Social Policy on the Health of the Child -- A question of public policy -- Attacks on the health and normal function of the child: The role of marketing and the media -- The 'European dream' and the impact of public policy -- Public policy and the 'social construct of childhood' -- The parens patriae doctrine: A possible juridical policy? -- Prenatal transfer of HIV/AIDS: Is criminalization the answer? -- CHAPTER 6 Future Generations' Rights: Linking Intergenerational and Intragenerational Rights in Ecojustice -- Introduction -- Obligations to future generations in the law: The proposal of Edith Brown-Weiss -- Intergenerational harms: The case of the Canadian First Nation's children -- The rights of the first generation and of the future: The interface -- The international protection of human rights and the principle of the common heritage of mankind -- Intragenerational and intergenerational equity: Ecojustice for the first and distant generations -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 7 Ecojustice and Consideration for the Future: The Persistence of Ecofootprint Disasters -- Introduction -- Consumerism and the rights of the future: The case of the 'vulnerable consumer' -- Ecological footprint and ecocrime: The interface
  • 'Development' and environmental racism: The case of Ken Saro-Wiwa and the Ogoni -- Ecojustice and industrial operations: An irreconcilable conflict? -- The many faces of ecofootprint crime -- CHAPTER 8 Ecojustice and Industrial Operations: Irreconcilable Conflict or Possible Coexistence? -- Introduction -- Responsibility and accountability for ecoviolence: The example of Walkerton -- Lessons from the Walkerton case -- Public health: Its meaning and role -- The question of rights -- CHAPTER 9 Developmental and Health Rights of Children in Developing Countries: Towards a Model Legislation for the Rights of the Child to Health -- Introduction -- North v. South for children's rights: Exposures, remedies and obstacles -- 'World .t for children'? First obstacle: Environmental conditions -- The de.nition of the child and birth registration: Impacts on health -- Towards model legislation on the rights of the child to health -- Required elements for a proposed model legislation on the rights of the child to health -- A question of ecojustice: Reviewing the burden of exposure (North) and the burden of disease (South) -- Appendix 1 Convention on the Rights of the Child -- Appendix 2 Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Selected Countries -- List of abbreviations and acronyms -- List of cases -- List of documents -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
UMKCLawddaEBC430214
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (345 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849771184
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
UMKC Law: DDA record.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC430214
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL430214
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10592951
  • (OCoLC)74813289
Label
Environmental Justice and the Rights of Unborn and Future Generations : Law, Environmental Harm and the Right to Health
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Environmental Justice and the Rights of Unborn and Future Generations Law, Environmental Harm and the Right to Health -- Copyright -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Prologue -- PART ONE - THE RIGHTS OF THE FIRST GENERATION -- CHAPTER 1 The Child's Rights to Health and the Environment, and the Role of the World Health Organization -- Introduction: Child protection and future generations rights - The road to ecojustice -- The Convention of the Rights of the Child and its background -- The right to nationality and the right of the duty of protection in law -- The positive duty of physical protection from harm and the definition of the child -- The preconditions of agency and the grounds of human rights -- The presence of institutionalized violence: Ecocrimes and international law -- Children's rights to health: Obstacles, challenges and the role of the WHO -- Conclusions: The rights of the child and the duty to intervene (domestic), and the international responsibility to protect -- CHAPTER 2 The Status of the Preborn in Civil Law Instruments -- Introduction -- The juridical status of the preborn: Infans conceptus in civil law -- From lex ferenda to lex lata: the case of Vo v. France and some other 'life' cases -- The Vo case continued: Arguments for and against the right to life of the preborn in civil law -- Two other European cases: Brüggemann and Scheuten v. Germany and Ireland v. Grogan -- The case of thalidomide as 'a signifier or a chemical compound that has taken on a multifaceted cultural identity' -- CHAPTER 3 The Status of the Child and the Preborn in Common Law Instruments and Cases -- Introduction: Human rights in the context of neo-liberal globalization -- Some arguments regarding the right to life of the preborn in common law -- Women's civil rights and present laws (US)
  • Third-party foetal harms in common law: cases and instruments -- Reproductive hazards or discrimination in the workplace? -- CHAPTER 4 Supranational Governance: The European Court of Human Rights, and the WTO-WHO Conflict -- Introduction -- Three cases in the European Court of Human Rights -- The principle of the 'best interest of the child' and the problem of freedom -- The protection of freedom and its preconditions in a globalized world governed by western economic interests -- The WTO and the WHO in conflict -- PART TWO - ECOJUSTICE AND FUTURE GENERATIONS' RIGHTS -- CHAPTER 5 The Impact of Consumerism and Social Policy on the Health of the Child -- A question of public policy -- Attacks on the health and normal function of the child: The role of marketing and the media -- The 'European dream' and the impact of public policy -- Public policy and the 'social construct of childhood' -- The parens patriae doctrine: A possible juridical policy? -- Prenatal transfer of HIV/AIDS: Is criminalization the answer? -- CHAPTER 6 Future Generations' Rights: Linking Intergenerational and Intragenerational Rights in Ecojustice -- Introduction -- Obligations to future generations in the law: The proposal of Edith Brown-Weiss -- Intergenerational harms: The case of the Canadian First Nation's children -- The rights of the first generation and of the future: The interface -- The international protection of human rights and the principle of the common heritage of mankind -- Intragenerational and intergenerational equity: Ecojustice for the first and distant generations -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 7 Ecojustice and Consideration for the Future: The Persistence of Ecofootprint Disasters -- Introduction -- Consumerism and the rights of the future: The case of the 'vulnerable consumer' -- Ecological footprint and ecocrime: The interface
  • 'Development' and environmental racism: The case of Ken Saro-Wiwa and the Ogoni -- Ecojustice and industrial operations: An irreconcilable conflict? -- The many faces of ecofootprint crime -- CHAPTER 8 Ecojustice and Industrial Operations: Irreconcilable Conflict or Possible Coexistence? -- Introduction -- Responsibility and accountability for ecoviolence: The example of Walkerton -- Lessons from the Walkerton case -- Public health: Its meaning and role -- The question of rights -- CHAPTER 9 Developmental and Health Rights of Children in Developing Countries: Towards a Model Legislation for the Rights of the Child to Health -- Introduction -- North v. South for children's rights: Exposures, remedies and obstacles -- 'World .t for children'? First obstacle: Environmental conditions -- The de.nition of the child and birth registration: Impacts on health -- Towards model legislation on the rights of the child to health -- Required elements for a proposed model legislation on the rights of the child to health -- A question of ecojustice: Reviewing the burden of exposure (North) and the burden of disease (South) -- Appendix 1 Convention on the Rights of the Child -- Appendix 2 Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Selected Countries -- List of abbreviations and acronyms -- List of cases -- List of documents -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
UMKCLawddaEBC430214
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (345 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849771184
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
UMKC Law: DDA record.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC430214
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL430214
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10592951
  • (OCoLC)74813289

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