Natural Resources Law: Concepts and Approaches makes a significant contribution to the field of natural resources law. This book is a result of collective research of eminent judges, legal academicians, researchers and students exploring different angles of natural resources, its sustainable development and conservation for future generations. It analyses the constitutional provisions as well as the international framework pertaining to natural resources.
This book also addresses the critical objective of sustainable management of resources in context of legal, socio-cultural, economic, political and various other approaches. It explores how management of conflict and link between self help initiatives and natural resource conservation can be primary approaches for sustainable development.
It explores the need for preservation of natural resources for future generations alongwith the case for development of the present generation. It’s essential posture is that an integrated approaches of all stakeholders, beneficiaries, victims and active involvement of society in task of conversation has practical wisdom.
This book will be prove immensely useful to students, academicians, researchers and those who have interest in the subject.
Table Of Contents:
Part I CONCEPTS 1. Concept of Natural Resources as Understood in Legal Regime: Expanding Dimensions 3 Justice Altamas Kabir and Aisha Ahmed Sharfi 2. Development versus Natural Resources 27 Sanjay Parikh 3. Socio-cultural Dimensions of Natural Resources Law 41 P. Ishwara Bhat, Yogini Oke and Prerna Dhoop 4. From a Curse to a Blessing: The Political Economy of Equitable Control Over Natural Resources? 75 Saurabh Bhattacharjee, Mansi Binjrajka and Shrinidhi Rao 5. Constitutional Issues Regarding Natural Resources 117 Shameek Sen, Tanvi Mani and Nilanjana Mazumdar x Natural Resources Law: Concepts and Approaches
Part II INTERNATIONAL FRAMEWORK AND EXPERIENCES 6. The Dutch Disease Phenomenon 137 Armin Rosencranz, N.S. Kruthika and Anjali Kumar 7. International Environmental Law and Natural Resource 151 Arup Poddar, Akshay Malpani and Ishita Mishra 8. Conservation of Natural Resources Under the WTO Regime 201 B. Sandeepa Bhat
Part III APPROACHES 9. Little Water and Mighty India: Command and Control Framework for Integrated Water Resource Management 225 Sairam Bhat and Shivika Choudhary 10. Self-help Initiatives, Community Participation and Sustainable Development: The Need, Space and Dynamics 253 P. Ishwara Bhat and Shubhangi Bajaj Bag
Part IV SPECIFIC REGIMES 11. Operationalising Integrated Coastal Zone Management and Adapting to Sea Level Rise through Coastal Law: Where Does India Stand? 287 Tony George Puthucherril 12. Intellectual Property from Bedrock of Natural Resources 331 Anirban Mazumdar 13. Hydropower Generation: Transboundary Environmental Issues 341 Mohan V. Katarki Reading References 347 Subject Index 349