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Citizenship Entitlements Beyond Borders? Identifying Mechanisms of Access and Redress for Affected Publics in International Environmental Law

Citizenship Entitlements Beyond Borders? Identifying Mechanisms of Access and Redress for... Global Governance 12 (2006), 283– 303 Citizenship Entitlements Beyond Borders? Identifying Mechanisms of Access and Redress for Affected Publics in International Environmental Law Michael Mason I argue that although international law is state centric in nature, there is a growing body of international environmental law that allows at least some input from public actors in implementing key substantive and procedural obligations. The evolution of these environmental entitlements is linked to the global diffusion of democratic norms of civic participation, the appli- cation of the nondiscrimination principle in both public and private inter- national law, and the cosmopolitan reach of human rights claims. It is at the intersection of individual and nongovernmental organization (NGO) rights with interstate obligations that transnational citizenship entitlements are emerging—notably equal opportunities for access and redress for affected publics. I critically survey relevant multilateral environmental agreements to gauge the significance of rule making bestowing entitle- ments on publics affected by transboundary and global environmental KEYWORDS: citizenship, international, publics, environmental law. harm. nsofar as states have fairly and (reasonably) effectively addressed the gen- eral concerns of their constituent populations, there has been little need to question their exclusive determination of citizenship rights, because cit- izen entitlements and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations Brill

Citizenship Entitlements Beyond Borders? Identifying Mechanisms of Access and Redress for Affected Publics in International Environmental Law

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Brill
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Copyright © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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1075-2846
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1942-6720
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10.1163/19426720-01203005
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Abstract

Global Governance 12 (2006), 283– 303 Citizenship Entitlements Beyond Borders? Identifying Mechanisms of Access and Redress for Affected Publics in International Environmental Law Michael Mason I argue that although international law is state centric in nature, there is a growing body of international environmental law that allows at least some input from public actors in implementing key substantive and procedural obligations. The evolution of these environmental entitlements is linked to the global diffusion of democratic norms of civic participation, the appli- cation of the nondiscrimination principle in both public and private inter- national law, and the cosmopolitan reach of human rights claims. It is at the intersection of individual and nongovernmental organization (NGO) rights with interstate obligations that transnational citizenship entitlements are emerging—notably equal opportunities for access and redress for affected publics. I critically survey relevant multilateral environmental agreements to gauge the significance of rule making bestowing entitle- ments on publics affected by transboundary and global environmental KEYWORDS: citizenship, international, publics, environmental law. harm. nsofar as states have fairly and (reasonably) effectively addressed the gen- eral concerns of their constituent populations, there has been little need to question their exclusive determination of citizenship rights, because cit- izen entitlements and

Journal

Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International OrganizationsBrill

Published: Aug 3, 2006

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