The Role of Law in International Politics: Essays in International Relations and International Law

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This important book contains original essays by eighteen of the world's leading scholars and practitioners of international relations and international law. Together they examine the role that international law plays in international politics at the turn of the century.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198268871
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 4/20/2000
  • Pages: 376
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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Michael Byers is Associate Professor at Duke University Law School

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Table of Contents

1. The Importance of International Law, Sir Arthur Watts KCMG QC
2. Carl Schmitt, Hans Morgenthau, and the Image of Law in International Relations, Martti Koskenniemi
3. How Do Norms Matter?, Friedrich V. Kratochwil
4. The Concept of International Law, Philip Allott
5. Emerging Patterns of Governance and International Law, Stephen J. Toope
6. Domestic Politics and International Resources: What Role for International lAW?, Eyal Benvenisti
7. Human Rights and the Politics of Representation: Is There a Role for International Law?, Christine Chinkin
8. Politics and Human Rights: An Essential Symbiosis, Makau wa Mutua
9. Governing the Global Economy through Government Networks, Anne-Marie Slaughter
10. The Politics of Law-Making: Are the Method and Character of Norm Creation Changing?, Vaughan Lowe
11. Regulating the International Economy: What Role for the State?, Edward Kwakwa
12. How to Regulate Globalization?, Brigitte Stern
13. The Role of the United Nations Security Council in the International Legal System, Marc Perrin de Brichambaut
14. The Functions of the United Nations Security Council in the International Legal System, Vera Gowlland-Debbas
15. The Limits of the Security Council's Powers and its Functions in the International Legal System: Some Reflections, Georg Nolte
16. Conclusion: International Law and the Changing Constitution of International Society, Andrew Hurrell

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