Dear all, Please check out this job posting at my research institute, the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) in Oslo, Norway. The call is fairly open in international politics of climate change and available for appointment at Research Professor or senior researcher (associate professor/post PhD) levels. The position is a permanent contract/tenured position.
https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/179119/research-professor-senior-researcher?fbclid=IwAR2cEmnEafLvIoqbYbJO83_WKDKQqU2Ro8QAJNA6ACxffiqx4J7dJT65AT4 On Sun, Dec 1, 2019 at 11:43 PM Gellers, Joshua <josh.gell...@unf.edu> wrote: > Colleagues- > > > > I'm pleased to announce publication of my latest co-authored article with > Chris Jeffords, "Environmental rights in the Asia Pacific region: taking > stock and assessing impacts > <https://www.elgaronline.com/abstract/journals/apjel/22-2/apjel.2019.02.01.xml>," > in the latest issue of *Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law*. Below > you will find the abstract. > > > > Since their emergence in the 1970s, human rights relating to environmental > protection have spread all over the world and continue to find homes in an > ever-growing list of national constitutions. These provisions mainly fall > into one of three categories – substantive, procedural, or derivative > environmental rights. Over the last two decades, the proliferation of these > rights has caught the attention of legal scholars and social scientists, > who have sought to catalogue their distribution and analyze the origins and > impacts of this development. The literature in this area has provided > anecdotal updates concerning environmental rights jurisprudence at the > national and regional levels and global quantitative assessments regarding > the effects that such rights have on humans and the environment. However, > scant work offers regionally-focused empirical examinations of the > variation of the presence and impacts of environmental rights. In an effort > toward filling this gap, this article utilizes statistical techniques in > order to determine what, if any, correlation exists between environmental > rights and environmental performance in the Asia Pacific region. > Preliminary results suggest that, over the past several years, countries > with environmental rights have experienced strong improvements in ecosystem > vitality but weak reductions in measures of environmental health. In > addition, there is evidence of important intra-regional differences – South > and South-West Asia lay claim to some of the world's most innovative > environmental rights jurisprudence, while North and Central Asia possess > the region's greatest concentration of constitutions featuring > environmental rights. The article concludes with several recommendations > for policy-makers in the region regarding the adoption and implementation > of environmental rights. > > > > If you would like a copy of the article (author page proofs with minor > corrections), please let me know and I'd be happy to send it along. > > > > Best, > > > > Josh > > > > > > ---------------------------------- > > Joshua C. Gellers, PhD > Associate Professor > > Dept. of Political Science and Public Administration > > University of North Florida > > 1 UNF Drive > > Jacksonville, FL 32224 > > > > *(e)*: josh.gell...@unf.edu > > *(t)*: @JoshGellers > > *(w)*: www.joshgellers.com > > > > Book: *The Global Emergence of Constitutional Environmental Rights* > <https://www.routledge.com/The-Global-Emergence-of-Constitutional-Environmental-Rights/Gellers/p/book/9781138696495> > > > > > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "gep-ed" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to gep-ed+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. > To view this discussion on the web visit > https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/gep-ed/9501A265-2CDD-4E04-B188-400BAD08F699%40unf.edu > <https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/gep-ed/9501A265-2CDD-4E04-B188-400BAD08F699%40unf.edu?utm_medium=email&utm_source=footer> > . > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "gep-ed" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to gep-ed+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/gep-ed/CAJrK2yz-DOK_MJsYbh%3D4OUB745XUwAL%2B2TfaCVXmF118iYw8CQ%40mail.gmail.com.