Theorising Environmental Law and the City
By (author) Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos
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Absent Environments by Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos
Book DescriptionOffering a novel, transdisciplinary approach to environmental law, its principles, mechanics and context, as tested in its application to the urban environment, this book traces the conceptual and material absence of communication between the human and the natural and controversially includes such an absence within a system of law and a system of geography which effectively remain closed to environmental considerations. The book looks at Niklas Luhmann's theory of autopoiesis. Introducing the key concepts and operations, contextualizing them and opening them up to critical analysis. Indeed, in contrast to most discussions on autopoiesis, it proposes a radically different reading of the theory, in line with critical legal, political, sociological, urban and ecological theories, while drawing from writings by Husserl and Derrida, as well as Latour, Blanchot, Haraway, Agamben and Nancy. It explores a range of topics in the areas of environmental law and urban geography, including: * environmental risk, environmental rights, the precautionary principle, intergenerational equity and urban waste * discourses on community, nature, science and identity. The author redefines the traditional foundations of environmental law and urban geography and suggests a radical way of dealing with scientific ignorance, cultural differences and environmental degradation within the perceived need for legal delivery of certainty.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781844721542
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Imprint: UCL Press
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos
Luhmann Observed, Hardback (June 2013)
This book, for the first time, brings Niklas Luhmann's work into dialogue with other theoretical positions, including Lacan, Derrida, Deleuze, gender studies, bioethics, translation, ANT, eco-theories and complexity theory.
Law and Ecology, Paperback (April 2012)View all books by Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos
This title contains a series of theoretical and applied perspectives on the connection between law and ecology, which together offer a radical and socially responsive foundation for environmental law.
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Author Biography - Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos
Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, LLB, LLM, PhD is a Reader in Law, University of Westminster.
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