Contents: Series preface; Introduction; Part I Democracy and International Law: The emerging right to democratic governance, Thomas Franck; Democracy and international law, James Crawford; Democracy and international law, Gregory H. Fox and Brad Roth. Part II Definition(s) of Democracy in International Law: Democracy in international law: a European perspective, Steven Wheatley; Functional democracy: responding to failures of accountability, Molly Beutz; The right to democracy: a qualitative inquiry, Reginald Ezetah. Part III Democracy and the International System: The Kantian theory of international law, Fernando R. TesA(3)n; International law in a world of liberal states, Anne Marie Slaughter ; International integration and democracy : no love at first sight, Eric Stein. Part IV International Institutions and the Promotion and Protection of Democracy: The United Nations and democracy, Christopher C. Joyner; The promotion and protection of democracy by regional organisations in Europe: the case of Austria, Richard Burchill; Is there a democratic norm in the Americas: an analysis of the organization of American states, Dexter S. Boniface; The OAU and the recognition of governments in Africa: analyzing its practice and proposals for the future, Kofi Oteng Kufuor; Good governance and aid effectiveness: the World Bank and conditionality, Carlos Santiso. Part V Critical/Sceptical Voices on Democracy and International Law: The end of history? Reflections on some international legal theses, Susan Marks; Imagined consent: democratic liberalism in international legal theory, Gerry J. Simpson; Challenging the 'new world order': international law, global democracy and the possibilities for women, Dianne Otto; Human rights and governance: the Asia debate, Yash Ghai; Al-La Nidam: an Arab view of the new world (dis)order, Larbi Sadiki; Name index.