Routledge Handbook of International Law / Edition 1

Routledge Handbook of International Law / Edition 1

by David Armstrong
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415418763

ISBN-13: 9780415418768

Pub. Date: 10/13/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

'The Handbook of International Law brings together an outstanding group of scholars whose essays provide valuable perspectives on both the distinctiveness and the connections of international relations and international law. This important collection will generate much interest and new interdisciplinary work.'

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'The Handbook of International Law brings together an outstanding group of scholars whose essays provide valuable perspectives on both the distinctiveness and the connections of international relations and international law. This important collection will generate much interest and new interdisciplinary work.'

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415418768
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/13/2008
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Author biographical sketches viii

Preface xiv

List of abbreviations xv

Legal cases xxii

Reports, legislation and treaties xxvi

Introduction David Armstrong 1

Section I The nature of international law 11

1 International law and international relations scholarship Robert J. Beck 13

2 International law and international community Andreas Paulus 44

3 Legal theory and international law Friedrich Kratochwil 55

4 Soft law Dinah Shelton 68

5 The practice of international law Anthony Carty 81

6 International law as a unitary system Anthony D'Amato 101

Section II Evolution of international law 113

7 International law in the ancient world David J. Bederman 115

8 The age of Grotius Edward Keene 126

9 The legacy of the nineteenth century Martti Koskenniemi 141

10 Latin American international law Liliana Obre`n 154

11 Religion and international law: an analytical survey of the relationship Mashood Baderin 165

12 The struggle for an international constitutional order Marc Weller 179

Section III Law and power in international society 195

13 Law and force in the twenty-first century Gerry Simpson 197

14 The nature of US engagement with international law: making sense of apparent inconsistencies Shirley Scott 210

15 The Iraq war and international law Wayne Sandholtz 222

16 The International Criminal Court Beth Simmons Allison Danner 239

Section IV Key issues in international law 247

17 Fidelity to constitutional democracy and to the rule of international law Allen Buchanan Russell Powell 249

18 International crimes William A. Schabas 268

19 Challenges of the "new terrorism" John F. Murphy 281

20 Law and legitimacy: the World TradeOrganization Amrita Narlikare 294

21 Attainments, eclipses and disciplinary renewal in international human rights law: a critical overview Obiora Chinedu Okafor 303

22 Colonial origins of intellectual property regimes in African states Ikechi Mgbeoji 316

23 Indigenous rights claims in international law: self-determination, culture and development Karen Engle 331

24 International refugee law: dominant and emerging approaches Hélène Lambert 344

25 Sustainable development in international law Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger 355

26 WTO law and sustainable development Markus W. Gehring 375

27 Looking ahead: international law's main challenge Andrea Bianchi 392

Bibliogoraphy 410

Index 452

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