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Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to Peace by Carsten Stahn, Jens Iverson, and Jennifer S. Easterday (eds.)

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017
  • Hijam Liza Dallo Rihmo
Book Review

This edited volume by Carsten Stahn, Jens Iverson, and Jennifer S. Easterday offers pioneering research on post-war environmental protection, examining the theoretical framework and practicality of jus post bellum for protecting the environment. Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to Peaceoffers a path-breaking (and much needed) contribution to peacebuilding by emphasizing the significance of environment in rebuilding war-torn societies. The book delves deeply into the legal matters of post-war environmental protection; it will be useful not only to law practitioners and researchers, but also to scholars and advocates of peace, human rights, and environmental protection. Indeed, this book shows the interdependent nature of these issue areas in terms of meanings, networks, interpretations, and actions. It implicitly reiterates the refutation of the dichotomous relationship between environment and other human activities, especially in the transition from conflict to...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for International Politics, Organization and DisarmamentJawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DelhiIndia

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