publication . Article . 2016

The use of ‘macro’ legal analysis in the understanding and development of global environmental governance

Turner, Stephen;
Open Access
  • Published: 07 Nov 2016 Journal: Transnational Environmental Law, volume 6, pages 237-257 (issn: 2047-1025, eissn: 2047-1033, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
  • Country: United States
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>This article examines the manner in which ‘macro’ legal analysis can potentially assist in overcoming some of the issues that are faced in the understanding and development of global environmental governance (GEG). It argues that the analysis of law through separate and distinct disciplines – such as environmental law, trade law, corporate law, and human rights law – results in what this article refers to as ‘micro’ legal analysis. As such, it contends that this can have the effect of creating obstacles in the development of coherent and effective legal and policy choices related to the protection of the environment. It i...
Subjects
free text keywords: M140 Comparative Law, F850 Environmental Sciences, M130 Public International Law, Law, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law, Philosophy of law, Environmental law, Empirical legal studies, Legal realism, Environmental governance, Law and economics, Private law, Sociology, Legal research, Legal profession
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