BN.com Gift Guide

The Health of Nations: Society and Law beyond the State

Hardcover (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$111.98
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $116.87
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 13%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (8) from $116.87   
  • New (5) from $116.87   
  • Used (3) from $152.14   

Overview

Globalization has become so familiar that it's the target even of street demonstrations from Seattle to Genoa. It challenges traditional social structures, as international systems (such as the European Union, the WTO or the global capital markets) become more powerful than states and governments. This book recalls the traditional social structures to study and develop ways to meet the current urgent global challenges.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
'… this is a profoundly thought-provoking work. The scope of this book is immense and panoptic … all of what is written is engaging … this is an enjoyable and thought-provoking book. Allott's work has always broken the mould of international legal scholarship in this country, and this book is no exception. The application of his general philosophy to more concrete legal issues is very welcome and will permit the dissemination of his ideas to a wider audience. Even if they disagree with Allott's philosophy, professional and academic international lawyers, as well as students of international law, should read this book and seriously reconsider both the current state of their discipline and how they can move it forward. They will find that it has much to offer them.' Public Law
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521816557
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 12/9/2002
  • Pages: 452
  • Lexile: 1750L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 1.02 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. Society and Law: 1. The will to know and the will to power: theory and moral responsibility; 2. The phenomenon of law; 3. Globalization from above: actualizing the ideal through law; 4. The nation as mind politic: the making of the public mind; 5. New enlightenment: the public mind of all-humanity; Part II. European Society and its Law: 6. European governance and the re-branding of democracy; 7. The crisis of European constitutionalism: reflections on a half-revolution; 8. The concept of European Union: imagining the unimagined; 9. The conversation that we are: the seven lamps of European unity; Part III. International Society and its Law: 10. The concept of international law; 11. International law and the idea of history; 12. Intergovernmental societies and the idea of constitutionalism; 13. International law and the international Hofmafia: towards a sociology of diplomacy; 14. International law and international revolution: re-conceiving the world; Index.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)