Environmental Protection and the Common Law
Normal Price: $102.00
Your Price: $91.80 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $10.20! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $4.59 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Environmental Protection and the Common Law by John Lowry
Book DescriptionWithin the broad framework of the common law of tort,the torts of nuisance and the rule in Rylands v. Fletcher are central to the protection of the rights of landowners to use and enjoy their land without unreasonable interference and to be free from material damage to their interests. Negligence actions can also serve to promote the protection of personal and property interests. Yet toxic torts are often seen as being beset by theoretical and practical drawbacks. Overall there are serious concerns about the continued value of common law principles as an effective and coherent system that is geared to protecting the environment. Environmental law is increasingly developing its own statutory regimes to address a range of environmental problems. This accentuates the sense in which the aims and reach of these two different branches of the law appear to be diverging. Questions inevitably arise about the inter-relationship between private law sphere of tort and public regulatory schemes. The contributors to this volume of essays include many of the UK's leading academics in the relevant fields of private and public law. While the essays are broadly based, the focus of the book is on the challenges posed by accommodating tort with environmental law.
Buy Environmental Protection and the Common Law book by John Lowry from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781901362930
(234mm x 156mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Hart Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 20-Jun-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John Lowry
Company Law, Paperback (August 2016)
Company Law provides a succinct and accessible account of the law, demystifying complex topics without over-simplification. The book focuses on key principles taught on undergraduate courses as well as exploring elements of corporate theory.
Insurance Law, Paperback (September 2011)
This third edition provides a detailed examination of the developing law of insurance, combining exposition of the law with critical analysis. The text is enhanced by extensive citations to case law and academic commentaries, making the book ideal for students, scholars and practitioners alike.
Painting and Understanding Abstract Art, Paperback (July 2010)
Shows how to paint abstracts and explains how to approach and understand abstract art. This title moves the teaching of art from a doing level of painting a certain subject in a particular medium to a thinking level. It develops the thinking and doing processes together and leads the reader to an understanding of this genre.
Textbook on Consumer Law, Paperback (November 2000)» View all books by John Lowry
Oughton and Lowry explain the general theories that underpin consumer protection law and the ways in which they are applied regarding tort, safety, marketing veracity, exemption clauses, holiday law and general product quality.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Environmental Protection and the Common Law book by John Lowry and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - John Lowry
John Lowry LLB,LLM, FRSA, is Professor of Law at University College London.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.