International Law: Classic and Contemporary Readings

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-15
  • Publisher: LYNNE RIENNER PUB

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Covering subjects ranging from treaties and dispute resolution to the environment, human rights, and terrorism, this anthology is unique in revealing the influence of international law on political behavior. The third edition has been updated with 13 new chapters that discuss emerging actors and structures, address the most pressing current issues, and consider the future evolution of the international legal system.

Table of Contents

International Law as Operating and Normative Systems: An Overviewp. 1
International Law as Operating System
Sources of International Law
Hard and Soft Law in International Governancep. 21
Traditional and Modern Approaches to Customary International Law: A Reconciliationp. 49
Normative Hierarchy in International Lawp. 77
Participants in the International Legal Process
The New Treaty Makersp. 101
Nongovernmental Organizations and International Lawp. 117
Implementation and Compliance with International Law
Compliance with International Agreementsp. 143
Filling In the Gaps: Extrasystemic Mechanisms for Addressing Imbalances Between the International Legal Operating and Normative Systemsp. 163
Princeton Principles on Universal Jurisdictionp. 185
International Legal Structures
A Babel of Judicial Voices? Ruminations from the Benchp. 205
The Place of the WTO and Its Law in the International Legal Orderp. 219
The Role of the International Criminal Court in Enforcing International Criminal Lawp. 237
International Law as Normative System
To Regulate the Use of Force
"Jus ad Bellum," "Jus in Bello" ... "Jus post Bellum"? - Rethinking the Conception of the Law of Armed Forcep. 247
Legal Control of International Terrorism: A Policy Oriented Assessmentp. 269
For the Protection of Individual Rights
The Evolving International Human Rights Systemp. 289
The Responsibility to Protect: Humanitarian Concern and the Lawfulness of Armed Interventionp. 319
For the Protection of the Environment
International Environmental Agreements: A Survey of Their Features, Formation, and Effectsp. 341
Responsibility for Biological Diversity Conservation Under International Lawp. 371
Managing the Commons
The Territorial Temptation: A Siren Song at Seap. 401
Towards a New Regime for the Protection of Outer Space as a Province of All Mankindp. 421
The Future of International Law
The Yahoo Case and Conflict of Laws in the Cyberagep. 457
The Future of International Law Is Domestic (or, The European Way of Law)p. 465
Indexp. 491
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