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International Law and International Relations: An International Organization Reader

International Law and International Relations: An International Organization Reader


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ISBN-13: 9780521861861
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/28/2007
Series: International Organization Series
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 776
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.89(d)

About the Author

Beth Simmons is Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs and Director of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University. She received her PhD from Harvard University in the Department of Government and has taught international relations, international law and international political economy at Duke University, the University of California, Berkeley, and Harvard University. Her book, Who Adjusts? Domestic Sources of Foreign Economic Policy during the Interwar Years, 1924�939, was recognized by the American Political Science Association in 1995 as the best book published in 1994 in government, politics or international relations. She has worked at the International Monetary Fund with the support of a Council on Foreign Relations Fellowship (1995�), has spent a year as a senior fellow at the United States Institute of Peace (1996�), spent a year in residence at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University (2002�), and is currently a Fellow at the Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice at New York University. Her latest book is entitled Mobilizing for Human Rights: International Law in Domestic Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2009). Simmons was elected in April 2009 to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Richard H. Steinberg is Professor of Law at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Senior Scholar at the Stanford University Division of International, Comparative and Area Studies. He received his JD degree from Stanford Law School in 1986 and his PhD degree in 1992 in Political Science from Stanford University. Dr Steinberg has written more than thirty articles on international trade law and politics, international intellectual property protection, international human rights law and politics, and the changing nature of the state. His books include The Evolution of the Trade Regime: Economics, Politics, and Law of the GATT/WTO (co-authored) (2006) and The Greening of Trade Law: Environmental Issues and International Trade Organizations (editor and co-author) (2002). He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on the editorial boards of the American Journal of International Law and International Organization.

Table of Contents

Part I. International Regimes Theory: Does Law Matter?: 1. Structural causes and regime consequences: regime as intervening variables (1982) Stephen D. Krasner; 2. The demand for international regimes (1982) Robert O. Keohane; Part II. Commitment and Compliance: 3. Democratic states and commitments in international relations (1996) Kurt Taylor Gaubatz; 4. On compliance (1993) Abram Chayes and Antonia Handler Chayes; 5. Is the good news about compliance good news about cooperation (1996) George Downs, David M. Rocke and Peter Barsoom; Part III. Legalization and its Limits: 6. The concept of legalization (2000) Kenneth Abbot, Robert O. Keohane, Andrew Moravcsik, Anne-Marie Slaughter and Duncan Snidal; 7. Legalized dispute resolution: interstate and transnational (2000) Robert O. Keohane, Andrew Moravcsik and Anne-Marie Slaughter; 8. Legalization, trade liberalization and domestic politics: a cautionary note (2000) Judith Goldstein and Lisa L. Martin; 9. Comment on 'legalization and world politics' (2001) Martha Finnemore and Stephen J. Toope; Part IV. International Law and International Norms: 10. Quasi-states, dual regimes and neoclassical theory: international jurisprudence and the third world (1987) Robert H. Jackson; 11. Which norms matter? revisiting the 'failure' of internationalism (1997) Jeffrey W. Legro; 12. The territorial integrity norm: international boundaries and the use of force (2001) Mark Zacher; Part V. Treaty Design and Dynamics: 13. Why are some international agreements informal? (1991) Charles Lipson; 14. The politics of dispute settlement design: explaining legalism in regional trade pacts (2000) James McCall Smith; 15. Loosening the ties that bind: a learning model of agreement flexibility (2001) Barbara Koremenos; 16. Driving with the rearview mirror: on the rational science of institutional design (2001) Alexander Wendt; 17. The dynamics of international law: the interaction of normative and operating systems (2003) Paul F. Diehl, Charlotte Ku and Daniel Zamora; Part VI. Law and Legal Institutions: 18. Europe before the court: a political theory of legal integration (1993) Anne-Marie Slaughter and Walter Mattli; 19. The European Court of Justice, national governments, and legal integration in the European Union (1998) Geoffrey Garrett, R. Daniel Kelemen and Heiner Schultz; Part VII. Other Substantive Areas of International Law; i. Security: 20. Scraps of paper? Agreements and the durability of peace (2003) Virginia Page Fortna; ii. Trade: 21. In the shadow of law or power? Consensus-based bargaining and outcomes in the GATT/WTO (2002) Richard H. Steinberg; iii. Money: 22. The legalization of international monetary affairs (2000) Beth Simmons; iv. War crimes: 23. Constructing an atrocities regime: the politics of war crimes tribunals (2001) Christopher Rudolph; v. Human rights: 24. The origins of human rights regimes: democratic delegation in postwar Europe (2000) Andrew Moravcsik; vi. Environment: 25. Regime design matters: international oil pollution and treaty compliance (1994) Ronald B. Mitchell; vii. Intellectual property: 26. The regime complex for plant genetic resources (2004) Kal Raustiala and David G. Victor.

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