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Amnesty International, Human rights for human dignity: A primer on economic, social and cultural rights, Amnesty International Publications - International Secretariat: London, United Kingdom, 2005.
Boyle, Alan and Michael Anderson (Eds.), Human Rights Approaches to Environmental Protection, Oxford University Press: Oxford, 1996.
Brockington, Dan, Jim Igoe, Kai Schmidt-Soltau (2006), “Conservation, Human Rights, and Poverty Reduction”, Conservation Biology 20 (1), 250–252.
Brockington, D., Fortress Conservation. The preservation of the Mkomazi Game Reserve, Tanzania, Oxford: James Currey, 2002.
Brocklesby, Mary Ann Sheena Crawford (2004). Operationalizing the Rights Agenda: DFID’s Participatory Rights Assessments Methodologies (PRAMs) Project. DFID: London. March
Environmental Justice Foundation, Smash & Grab: Conflict, Corruption and Human Rights Abuses in the Shrimp Farming Industry, Environmental Justice Foundation: London, UK, 2003.
Fabricius, Christo and Eddie Koch (Eds.), Rights, Resources, and Rural Development: Community-based Natural Resource Management in Southern Africa, Earthscan: London and Sterling, Virginia, 2004.
Ghimire, Krishna B. and Michel P. Pimbert (Eds.), Social Change and Conservation, Earthscan: London, 1997.
Hausermann, Julia, A Human Rights Approach to Development. A Discussion Paper Commission by the Department for International Development of the UK Government. Rights and Humanity: London, England, 1998.
Iorns Magallanes, Catherine J. and Malcolm Hollick, Land conflicts in Southeast Asia : indigenous peoples, environment, and international law, White Lotus Press: Bangkok, 1998.
Jordan, Lisa and Peter van Tuijl (eds), NGO Accountability: Politics, Principles and Innovations, Earthscan: London, 2006.
Louka, Elli, Biodiversity and Human Rights: The International Rules for the Protection of Biodiversity, Transnational Publishers, Inc, 2002.
Harris-Curtis, Emma, Oscar Marleyn and Oliver Bakewell, The Implications for Northern NGOs of Adopting Rights-Based Approaches, International NGO Training and Resource Center Occasional Papers Series No: 41, Nov 2005. Available at www.intrac.org/docs/OPS%2041.pdf.
Mchome, SE Eviction and the rights of people in conservation areas in Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, Faculty of Law, University of Dar es Salaam, 2002.
Monsalve Suarez, Sofia, “Access to land and productive resources: Towards a systematic interpretation of the FAO Voluntary Guidelines on the Right to Food – Summary”, FIAN Report R 1. Heidelberg: FIAN: 2, 2006.
Nyamu-Musembi, Celestine and Andrea Cornwall, What is the “rights-based approach” all about? Perspectives from international development agencies, IDS Working Paper 234. November 2004. http://www.ids.ac.uk/ids/bookshop/wp/wp234.pdf
Olagbaju, Folabi K. and Stephen Mills, “Defending Environmental Defenders” Human Rights Dialogue: Environmental Rights, Series 2, No11, Spring 2004. Available at http://www.cceia.org/resources/publications/dialogue/2_11/section_4/4463.html
Oviedo, G. and Van Griethuysen P., (eds.), Poverty, Equity and Rights in Conservation - Technical paper and case studies, IUCN: Gland, Switzerland and IUED: Geneva, Switzerland, 2006. Available at http://www.iucn.org/themes/spg/Files/pov_equity_rights.pdf
Picolotti, Romina and Jorge Daniel Taillant (Eds.), Linking Human Rights and the Environment, The University of the Arizona Press: Tucson, Arizona, 2003.
Rossi, Georges, Ingérence écologique : Environnement et développement rural du Nord au Sud, CNRS-EDITIONS : Paris, 2001.
Shivji, Issa G. and Wilbert B. Kapinga, Maasai rights in Ngorongoro, Tanzania, International Institute for Environment and Development, Hakardhi: London, 1998. Available at http://www.iied.org/pubs/display.php?l=919&n=523&o=7382IIED&w=NR
Sierra Club & Amnesty International, Environmentalists Under Fire: 10 Urgent Cases of Human Rights Abuses, Sierra Club and Amnesty International, 2000. Available at