Perestroika and International Law

Perestroika and International Law : New Anglo-Soviet Approaches to International Law

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This book is a collaborative study by Western and Soviet international lawyers of the Gorbachov epoch. Soviet international lawyers give an analysis of the implications for international legal theory and practice of Perestroika. Looking closely at the implications for traditional Soviet law, it shows the desire of Soviet scholars to strengthen the institutions of international law and to encourage more active Soviet participation. Their views are then responded to by British international lawyers who attempt to apply Perestroika to the British experience.
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  • Hardback | 248 pages
  • 156 x 234mm | 481g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • 0748601570
  • 9780748601578

Table of contents

Perestroika and international law, A.Carty and G.Danilenko; the primacy of international law in world politics, V.Vereshchetin and R.Mullerson; international law-making - issues of law and policy, G.Danilenko; the evidences of British state practice in the field of international law, G. Marston; verification of disarmament, B.Tuzmukhamedov; the international protection of human rights and domestic jurisdiction of states, R.Mullerson; the application of international law in the English legal system, C.Warbrick; democracy, human rights and conflict in Northern Ireland, A.Connelly; international arbitration in the external policy of the Soviet Union, G.Shinkaretskaya; the principle of peaceful settlement of disputes - a new Soviet approach, E.Vilegjanina; the UK, the compulsory jurisdiction of the ICJ and the peaceful settlement of disputes, A.Carty; technology transfer - recent developments, M.Boguslavsky and O.Vorobyova; some observations on transfer of technology, V.Lowe; international space law - new institutional opportunities, E.Kamenetskaya; the institutional framework of international collaboration in space activities, P.Dann; international environmental security - the concept and its implementation, S.Vinogradov; international law, nuclear pollution and the environment - the United Kingdom experience, J.Woodcliffe.
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