The Promise and Peril of Environmental Law: Challenges, Conflicting Objectives and the Search for Solutions

93 Pages Posted: 5 Dec 2009  

Colin Crawford

Tulane University - Law School

Date Written: 2007

Abstract

This article, in a Spanish language version, serves as the introduction to the volume "Derecho Ambiental y Justicia Social" [Environmental Law and Social Justice], published in 2009 by Siglo de los Hombres Publishers and the Universidad de los Andes, Bogota. The evironrmental law addition to their "Nuevo Pensamiento Juridico" [New Legal Thought] series, the introduction aims to identify major themes in environmental law thinking and writing, from law and economics to environmental justice and ecology, over the past 40 years for readers in Latin American interested in but unfamiliar with environmental law. The volume also included versions of articles by Garrett Hardin, Christopher Stone and Carol Rose, edited by the author.

Suggested Citation

Crawford, Colin, The Promise and Peril of Environmental Law: Challenges, Conflicting Objectives and the Search for Solutions (2007). Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-02. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1517933 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1517933

Colin Crawford (Contact Author)

Tulane University - Law School ( email )

6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
United States

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