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Republican Principles in International Law : The Fundamental Requirements of a Just World Order

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Republican Principles in International Law considers the fundamental requirements of a just world order, as applied to public international law. This book sets the standard for legitimate government, both within and beyond the jurisdiction of separate states and nations.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 266 pages
  • 144 x 216 x 24mm | 458.14g
  • Palgrave USA
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Gordonsville, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • 2006 ed.
  • X, 266 p.
  • 1403997446
  • 9781403997449

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"Successfully illuminates the pathology of current international law as well as its potential for a better future." - C. S. Leskiw, Choiceshow more

About M. Sellers

MORTIMER N.S. SELLERS is Regents Professor of the University System of Maryland and Director of the University of Baltimore Center for International and Comparative Law, USA. He is the author of Republican Legal Theory, The Sacred Fire of Liberty and American Republicanism, also available from Palgrave Macmillan.show more

Table of contents

Preface Introduction Republican Principles in International Law The Law of Humanity and the Law of Nations The Sources of International Law Why States are Bound by Customary International Law The Effectiveness of International Law The Right to Republican Government under International Law International Relations and International Law Justice and the Rule of Law in International Relations Elements of International Law Universal Human Rights International Legal Personality What are Peoples and Nations? The Law of Peoples Perpetual Peace Humanitarian Intervention The International Court of Justice Borders and Democracy The Right to Secede International Economic Organization Economic Sanctions Republican Manifesto and Summary of Conclusions Indexshow more

Review Text

"Successfully illuminates the pathology of current international law as well as its potential for a better future." - C. S. Leskiw, Choiceshow more