International Environmental Soft Law Collection of Relevant Instruments

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ContributionsW. E. Burhenne (Editor), Marlene Jahnke (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages304
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Open LibraryOL7807083M
ISBN 100792320700
ISBN 109780792320708

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Themes IV. Important future themes V. Organization of the book Notes. Issues in international environmental law. International norm-making. The international legislative process B. Steps in the treaty-making process C. The creation of customary law D. The creation of soft law.

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