The Riddle of All Constitutions: International Law, Democracy, and the Critique of Ideology / Edition 1

The Riddle of All Constitutions: International Law, Democracy, and the Critique of Ideology / Edition 1

by Susan Marks
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199264139

ISBN-13: 9780199264131

Pub. Date: 05/15/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press

The book examines current debates about the emergence of an international legal norm of democratic governance and also considers some of the wider theoretical issues to which those debates give rise. It asks should international law seek to promote democratic political arrangements? If so, on what basis, and using which of the many competing conceptions of

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Overview

The book examines current debates about the emergence of an international legal norm of democratic governance and also considers some of the wider theoretical issues to which those debates give rise. It asks should international law seek to promote democratic political arrangements? If so, on what basis, and using which of the many competing conceptions of democracy?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199264131
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/15/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Preface to a Critique of International Legal Ideology
2. International Law and the 'Liberal Revolution'
3. Limits of the Liberal Revolution I. Low Intensity Democracy
4. Limits of the Liberal Revolution II: Pan-National Democracy
5. International Law and the Project of Cosmopolitan Democracy
6. Afterword: Critical Knowledge

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