1. With no new books written on these legal systems for nearly 30 years, this book fills a gap in the literature and offers a true 'insider' perspective with the majority of authors being indigenous or long-term residents of the countries in question.

  2. Extreme weather events, resulting from anthropogenic climate change, disproportionately affect developing States such as the Caribbean and Pacific Islands, yet these states make a relatively small contribution to climate change compared to developed States and emerging markets. This book examines the legal responsibility of states with regard to post-disaster reconstruction and the duty to provide early warning from the perspective of various ...