International Law

International Law : Classic and Contemporary Readings

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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.
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  • Paperback | 550 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.52 x 27.94mm | 680.39g
  • Boulder, CO, United States
  • English
  • Third Edition
  • 1588266273
  • 9781588266279
  • 1,216,453

Table of contents

International Law as Operating and Normative Systems: An Overview - the Editors. International Law as Operating System. Sources of International Law: Hard and Soft Law in International Governance - K. Abbott and D. Snidal. Traditional and Modern Approaches to Customary International Law: A Reconciliation - A. Roberts. Normative Hierarchy in International Law - D. Shelton. Participants in the International Legal Process: The New Treaty Makers - J.E Alvarez. Nongovernmental Organizations and International Law - S. Charnovitz. Implementation and Compliance with International Law: Compliance with International Agreements - B. Simmons. Filling In the Gaps: Extrasystemic Mechanisms for Addressing Imbalances Between the International Legal Operating and Normative Systems - the Editors. Princeton Principles on Universal Jurisdiction - The Princeton Project. International Legal Structures: A Babel of Judicial Voices?: Ruminations from the Bench - R. Higgins. The Place of the WTO and its Law in the International Legal Order - P. Lamy. The Role of the International Criminal Court in Enforcing International Criminal Law - P. Kirsch. 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 Force - C. Stahn. Legal Control of International Terrorism: A Policy Oriented Assessment - M.C. Bassiouni. For the Protection of Individual Rights: The Evolving International Human Rights System - T. Buergenthal. The Responsibility to Protect: Humanitarian Concern and the Lawfulness of Armed Intervention - C.C. Joyner.; For the Protection of the Environment: International Environmental Agreements: A Survey of Their Features, Formation, and Effects - R. Mitchell. Responsibility for Biological Diversity Conservation Under International Law - C. Tinker. Managing the Commons: The Territorial Temptation: A Siren Song at Sea - B. Oxman. Towards a New Regime for the Protection of Outer Space as a Province of All Mankind - D. Tan. The Future of International Law. The Yahoo Case and Conflict of Laws in the Cyberage - M. Reiman. The Future of International Law Is Domestic (or, The European Way of Law) - A-M. Slaughter and W. Burke-White.
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About Paul F. Diehl

Charlotte Ku is professor of law at the University of Illinois. She has published widely in the areas of international law and international organizations. Paul F. Diehl is professor of political science at the University of Illinios at Urbana-Champaign. His publications include The Politics of Global Governance: International Organizations in an Interdependent World, The Dynamics of Enduring Rivalries, and International Peacekeeping.
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