International Law and its Discontents: Confronting Crises

International Law and its Discontents: Confronting Crises

by Barbara Stark (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107047501
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/30/2015
Pages: 306
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Barbara Stark is a Professor of Law at Hofstra University. She has published dozens of articles in the California and UCLA law reviews and the Yale, Stanford, Virginia, Vanderbilt, Pennsylvania and Michigan journals of international law, among others. Since joining the Hofstra faculty in 2005, she has published three books on international law.

Table of Contents

Part I. The Environment: 1. Binge development in the age of fear: scarcity, consumption, inequality and the environmental crisis Ileana Porras; 2. International law as a war against nature? Karin Mickelson; Part II. Gender: 3. Decoding crisis in international law: a queer feminist perspective Dianne Otto; 4. The incredible shrinking women Barbara Stark; Part III. Sovereign States: 5. Corporate power and instrumental states: toward a critical reassessment of the role of firms, states and regulation in global governance Dan Danielsen; 6. Global economic inequality and the potential for global democracy: a functionalist analysis Andrew Strauss; Part IV. International Political Crisis: 7. A Bolivarian alternative? The new Latin American populism confronts the global order Brad Roth and Sharon F. Lean; 8. Global crises and the law of war Jeanne Woods.

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