Legal Rules and International Society

Legal Rules and International Society

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The principal argument of the book is that international law and international legal institutions are an important element of international relations and that political scientists in particular need to be more aware of the contributions they make. Arend critiques both the long-standing scepticism among political scientists, particularly adherents of structural realism, and the assumptions and methodologies of international more

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  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 165.1 x 226.06 x 17.78mm | 408.23g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0195127110
  • 9780195127119
  • 2,059,436

About Anthony Clark Arend

Anthony Clark Arend is Associate Professor of Government and Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University. He has written and edited several books, including International Rules: Approaches from International Law and International Relations (with Robert J. Beck and Robert van der Lugt, Oxford, 1996).show more

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... well-written and well-organized ... * The American Journal of International Law, Vol 94, 2000 * The success of this book lies in the deft brush strokes that the author employs to explain and illustrate the competing views of various groups from within his own discipline. * International and Comparative Law Quarterly *show more

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