Absent Environments: Theorising Environmental Law and the by Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

By Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

Offering a singular, transdisciplinary method of environmental legislation, its ideas, mechanics and context, as verified in its program to the city setting, this booklet lines the conceptual and fabric absence of conversation among the human and the normal and controversially comprises such a lack inside of a procedure of legislations and a approach of geography which successfully stay closed to environmental considerations.


The publication appears to be like at Niklas Luhmann's conception of autopoiesis. Introducing the most important recommendations and operations, contextualizing them and beginning them as much as severe research. certainly, not like so much discussions on autopoiesis, it proposes a considerably varied interpreting of the idea, based on severe felony, political, sociological, city and ecological theories, whereas drawing from writings through Husserl and Derrida, in addition to Latour, Blanchot, Haraway, Agamben and Nancy.


It explores a variety of themes within the parts of environmental legislation and concrete geography, including:



  • environmental chance, environmental rights, the precautionary precept, intergenerational fairness and concrete waste

  • discourses on neighborhood, nature, technological know-how and id.

The writer redefines the conventional foundations of environmental legislation and concrete geography and indicates a thorough manner of facing medical lack of information, cultural modifications and environmental degradation in the perceived want for criminal supply of certainty.

Show description

Read or Download Absent Environments: Theorising Environmental Law and the City (Law, Science and Society) PDF

Best environmental & natural resources law books

Institutions and Incentives in Regulatory Science

Associations and Incentives in Regulatory technological know-how explores primary issues of regulatory technological know-how within the environmental and traditional source legislations box. every one bankruptcy covers a number of typical source and regulatory components, starting from weather swap to endangered species defense and conventional health-based environmental rules.

Waterlogged Wealth: Why waste the world's wet places? (Natural Resource Management Set)

Do not drain the swamp! Man's conventional reaction to swamps, marshes and lavatories has been to empty them. yet wetlands should not wastelands. Coastal marshes are one of the world's best ecosystems. They make many advertisement fisheries attainable and guard coasts from floods and hurricane surges. Wetlands are pollutants filters, water reservoirs.

Making Law Matter: Environmental Protection and Legal Institutions in Brazil

Even supposing many constructing nations have environmental statutes, rules, and resolutions at the books, those legislation are not often enforced and sometimes neglected. Making legislations topic provides the 1st book-length therapy of an leading edge prosecutorial establishment, the Brazilian Ministrio Publico, which refashioned itself within the Nineteen Eighties right into a strong defender of citizen rights in environmental safeguard, in addition to in different parts of public curiosity resembling incapacity rights, client security, and anticorruption.

Rules for Development of the Hydrocarbon Fields of Turkmenistan in the 'Golden Age' of Turkmen Nation (Laws and Regulations of Turkmenistan Book 1)

Principles for improvement of the Hydrocarbon Fields of Turkmenistan within the “Golden Age” of Turkmen state (also referred to as the “Petroleum improvement Rules”, or “Golden Rules”) have been followed on 22 October 1999, following the approval through the Decree of the President of Turkmenistan No. 4416 dated 22 October 1999.

Extra info for Absent Environments: Theorising Environmental Law and the City (Law, Science and Society)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.23 of 5 – based on 26 votes