International Law, US Power: The United States' Quest for Legal Security

International Law, US Power: The United States' Quest for Legal Security

by Shirley V. Scott

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ISBN-13: 9781107602595
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/22/2012
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Shirley Scott is an Associate Professor of International Relations at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, where she established a Masters program in International Law and International Relations. She is also the National Research Chair of the Australian Institute of International Affairs and a member of the executive council of the Asian Society of International Law.

Table of Contents

1. The USA quest for legal security; 2. The USA pursuit of legal security through the evolution of the international law of dispute resolution; 3. The USA pursuit of legal security through the evolving regime relating to the use of force; 4. The USA pursuit of legal security in substantive policy arenas; 5. Techniques through which the USA has reconciled its practice of legal security with the principle of sovereign equality; 6. The practice of offensive legal security in USA diplomacy; 7. The future of USA engagement with international law.

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