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Environmental Protection and Human Rights

ISBN-10: 0521747104

ISBN-13: 9780521747103

Edition: 2011

Authors: Donald K. Anton, Dinah L. Shelton

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Book details

Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/11/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1026
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.234
Language: English

Professor Dinah L. Shelton is the Manatt/Ahn Professor of International Law at George Washington University Law School. She is the author of three prize-winning books, and has also authored many other articles and books on international law, human rights law, and international environmental law. Professor Shelton is a member of the board of editors of the American Journal of International Law and is a vice-president of the American Society of International Law. She serves on the boards and as a legal consultant to many human rights and environmental organizations. Professor Shelton was elected to the Inter- American Commission of Human Rights in June 2009.

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