Environmental Justice

15 September 2011 (Block 1: Theories and Approaches to Social Justice)

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About the lecture:

Prof. Dr. Joyeeta Gupta Joyeeta Gupta
Joyeeta Gupta is professor of climate change law and policy at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and of water law and policy at the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in Delft. Her expertise is in the area of environmental law and politics. She is very involved in various academic journals and scientific committees. She has published extensively on climate change and is the author of several books on the subject. The latest addition to an impressive bibliography is her 2009 book on the evolution of water law and policy, co-edited with Professor Joseph Dellapenna.

http://www.ivm.vu.nl/en/people/researchers/environmental-policy-analysis/gupta/index.asp

Powerpoint sheets

Compulsory readings

One thought on “Environmental Justice

  1. The UNESCO (2010) report states an agreement of the united nations on commiting to half the population of the world that’s in dire need of safe drinking water and sanitation. Seems an interresting goal (MDG). Why is this “article” only reffering to this goal and not elaborating more on the current status of this commitment and what not. I think it ads little to our insights on the subject, I’d like to see more literature on this subject. The link to prof. Gupta’s litterature list is uite handy, tho I’d make some of her papers on the subject compulsory for today. .

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