Literature Relevant to Various Lineages

The selections below are intended as starting points for research on a lineage. Keep the following caveats in mind:

  • Literature included is primarily literature known to the Project Director that either analyzes the influence of agreements in the lineage (i.e., investigates "regime effectiveness") or provides useful background.
  • The literature referenced here is QUITE limited. I hope to include literature for more lineages over time and welcome suggestions. This is NOT intended as a comprehensive database of literature but simply as 5 to 10 places to start research.
  • Inclusion of articles in this database are not intended as endorsements of the views or arguments of the authors.
  • Know of literature that is not listed? Please suggest it.
Lineage Full Citation External Source, if any

Bowman, Michael J. 2002-2003. "The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands: has it made a difference?" Yearbook of International Cooperation on Environment & Development:61-8.


de Klemm, Cyrille, and Isabelle Cretaux. 1995. L'evolution juridique de la Convention de Ramsar relative aux zones humides d'importance internationale particulierement comme habitats des oiseaux d'eau (2 fevrier 1971) = The legal development of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat (2 February 1971) = La evolucion juridica de la Convencion de Ramsar relativa a los humedales de importancia internacional especialmente como habitat de aves acuaticas (2 de febrero de 1971). Gland: The Ramsar Convention Bureau.


Koester, Veit. 1989. The Ramsar Convention on the Conservation of Wetlands: a legal analysis of the adoption and implementation of the convention in Denmark. Gland, Switzerland: Ramsar Convention Bureau.


Matthews, Geoffrey V. T. 1993. The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands: its history and development. Gland, Switzerland: Ramsar Convention Bureau.


Timoshenko, Alexandre S. 1988. "Protection of wetlands by international law." Pace Environmental Law Review 5 (2):463-73.