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Secondary Sources for International Environmental Law & Vulnerability

Use these sources to find background information and analysis related to your topic, as well as citations which will lead you to additional relevant sources. 

Emory Library Collections: Search using discoverE for books (and book chapters) on or related to your topic.  Some potential search terms include: air, biodiversity, capitalism, "climate change", conservation, development, disaster, discrimination, economic, ecosystem, energy, environment, "environmental justice", globalization, habitat, health, justice, "polluter pays", pollution, protection, sovereignty, sustainable, "sustainable development", toxic, toxins, vulnerability, vulnerable, water, wildlife

Working papers: Search SSRN/LSN, which publishes email abstracting journals for working papers and articles accepted for publication.

Law review articles (sources include some book reviews): Search law reviews and journals databases on Westlaw, Lexis, and Hein.

Journal articles from other disciplines: Search using Databases@Emory:

WestlawNext: Select Practice Areas, then select Energy & Environment, then select Secondary Sources - includes American Law Reports for Environmental Law, Treatises, Law Reviews & Journals, 50 State Surveys, and Newsletters. 

Lexis Advance: Select Browse, then select Topics, then select Environmental Law - includes sources addressing Air Quality, Climate Change, Compliance Plans, Hazardous Wastes & Toxic Substances, and Water Quality. 

CRS Reports: To search for CRS Reports that discuss environmental issues use Proquest Congressional or the U.S. State Department website. 

GAO Reports: Can search on FDsys.

Feminism and Legal Theory Project Collection (Hein Online - recent materials include the Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative workshops) includes the following materials:

  • Full-text of Conference Workbooks
  • Calls for Papers
  • Interviews with FLT/VHC Visiting Scholars
 

Primary Sources for International Environmental Law & Vulnerability

In addition to Westlaw, Lexis, and Hein Online, these sources can be used for quickly locating certain statutes, cases, conventions, and constitutions.

  • Ecolex: Use to find treaties and environmental laws of other countries
  • WestlawNext: Select Practice Areas, and then select Energy & Environment
  • Lexis Advance: Select Browse, then select Topics, then select Environmental Law, then select a specific topic (Air Quality, Climate Change, Compliance Plans, Hazardous Wastes & Toxic Substances, Water Quality, etc.), then select Get Documents. 
  • World Constitutions Illustrated (Hein Online): Focusing on the study of world constitutions both historic and current, individual governments, and the history of each nation, this source allows you to research constitutional and political developments, bringing together constitutional documents, books, articles, and web sites in a single database

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