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Book: Cosmopolitan Orientation of the Process of International Environmental Lawmaking: An Islamic Law Genre

The book “Cosmopolitan Orientation of the Process of International Environmental Lawmaking: An Islamic Law Genre” was written by Ali Ahmad and published by University Press of America on June 26, 2001.

process of regulation in the field of international environmental law belies the complexity of environmental issues that need to be addressed in managing global environmental resources. Although the regulatory process has succeeded in elevating the acknowledgement of a new set of ideas and concepts toward sustainable development, it has not had success in elevating those concepts into a set of determinative norms or rules. Cosmopolitan Orientation of the Process of International Environmental Lawmaking stresses the futility of a state-centric approach to a planet-wide phenomenon that the environmental issue presents.

About Author

Ali Ahmad is a member of the New York and Nigerian bars. He earned his S.J.D. in Environmental Law from George Washington University, and is Visiting Scholar at the Environmental Law Institute in Washington, D.C.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword
Chapter 2 Preface
Chapter 3 A Cosmopolitan Alternative to International Environmental Lawmaking
Chapter 4 Role of Islamic Jurisprudence in Contemporary World Order
Chapter 5 Islamic Worldview on the Environment
Chapter 6 Islamic Environmental Law and Institutions
Chapter 7 Global Environmental Governance in an Islamic World Order
Chapter 8 International Environmental Law: Divergence of the General Principles and Legal Rules
Chapter 9 Implications of Islamic Jurisprudence for the Emergence of a Cosmopolitan International Environmental Regulatory Framework
Chapter 10 Glossary
Chapter 11 Selected Bibliography
Chapter 12 Index

Bibliographic Information

Title: Cosmopolitan Orientation of the Process of International Environmental Lawmaking: An Islamic Law Genre

Author: Ali Ahmad

Publisher: University Press of America

Language: English

Length: 400 pages

ISBN:  978-0761820307

Pub. Date: June 26, 2001

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