Economic Foundations of International Law [NOOK Book]

Overview

Exchange of goods and ideas among nations, cross-border pollution, global warming, and international crime pose formidable questions for international law. Two respected scholars provide an intellectual framework for assessing these problems from a rational choice perspective and describe conditions under which international law succeeds or fails.
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Economic Foundations of International Law

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Overview

Exchange of goods and ideas among nations, cross-border pollution, global warming, and international crime pose formidable questions for international law. Two respected scholars provide an intellectual framework for assessing these problems from a rational choice perspective and describe conditions under which international law succeeds or fails.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780674071520
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Eric A. Posner is Kirkland and Ellis Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School.

Alan O. Sykes is Robert A. Kindler Professor of Law at New York University School of Law.

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Table of Contents

I Basics

1 Introduction 3

2 Fundamentals of International Law 6

3 Economic Analysis of International Law-the Essentials 12

II General Aspects of International Law

4 Sovereignty and Attributes of Statehood 39

5 Customary International Law 50

6 Treaties 63

7 International Institutions 79

8 State Responsibility 113

9 Remedies 126

10 The Intersection between International Law and Domestic Law 139

III Traditional Public International Law

11 Treatment of Aliens, Foreign Property, and Foreign Debt 155

12 The Use of Force 163

13 The Conduct of War 190

14 Human Rights 198

15 International Criminal Law 209

IV The Environment

16 International Environmental Law 225

17 The Law of the Sea 233

V International Economic Law

18 International Trade 263

19 International Investment, Antitrust, and Monetary Law 288

Notes 329

Acknowledgments 355

Index 357

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