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About the Book

Coastal Law

Front Cover - Coastal Law

Modern, comprehensive casebook on coastal law with cutting edge coverage, flexibility in teaching and multi-disciplinary foundations to understanding law and policy.

Josh Eagle, University of South Carolina

2011. 700 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4548-0592-2.

With Teacher's Manual.

 

About the Book

For the modern course on theory and practice, Coastal Law features engaging coverage of laws meant to balance public and private interests in coastal resources and their application in coastal communities. Designed with instructor’s needs in mind, the organization structures readings and questions for ease of course design and execution. The Teacher’s Manual includes model syllabi for both semester and quarter-length courses and extensive discussion questions. A state-of-the art approach to helping students prepare for class uses informative and interesting boxes, “quick questions,” maps, photographs, and diagrams that both help connect students with the material and optimize retention. Unique, multi-disciplinary content gives a concise introduction to basic coastal geology, ecology, geography, and economics that students need in order to understand coastal law and policy. On the cutting-edge of issues such as climate change, oil spill litigation, and hurricane insurance, Coastal Law showcases the most recent,important cases on coastal land-use regulation. End-of-chapter summaries and exercises aid in comprehension of material, allow for interim self-testing, and encourage in-class review.            

Features of Coastal Law

 Instructor-friendly organization  
       structures readings and questions for ease of course design and execution
       Teacher’s Manual with model syllabi (for semester and quarter-length courses) and extensive discussion questions
• State-of-the art approach to helping students prepare for class 
       informative and interesting boxes
       “Quick questions,” maps, photographs, and diagrams
       connects students with the material
       optimizes retention
• Unique, multi-disciplinary content
       concise introduction to coastal geology, ecology, geography, and economics needed to understand law and policy 
• Up-to-date coverage
       most recent, important cases on coastal land-use regulation
       cutting-edge issues
              impact of climate change
              oil spill litigation
              hurricane insurance
• Combines theory with practice 
       presents theoretical underpinnings of environmental and property law
       prepares students for representation of landowners, conservation groups, and state and federal agencies
• End-of-chapter summaries and exercises
       heightened comprehension of material
       interim self-testing
       in-class review