The Cambridge Companion to International Law

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-03-19
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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A concise, intellectually rigorous and politically and theoretically informed introduction to the context, grammar, techniques and projects of international law.

Table of Contents

The Contexts of International Law:
International law in diplomatic history
International law in the world of ideas
International law as law
International Law and the State:
Statehood: territory, people, government
Sovereignty as a legal value
Exercise and limits of jurisdiction
Lawfare and warfare
Techniques and Arenas:
Law-making and sources
International courts: uneven judicialisation in global order
International institutions
International law and the relativities of enforcement
Projects of International Law:
Constituting order
Legitimating the international rule of law
Human rights in disastrous times
Justifying justice
Regulating trade, investment and money
Divided against itself: aspiration and reality of international law
Conserving the world's resources?
Guide to electronic sources of international law
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