Non-State Actor Dynamics in International Law: From Law-Takers to Law-Makers

Non-State Actor Dynamics in International Law: From Law-Takers to Law-Makers


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ISBN-13: 9781409403166
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/28/2010
Series: Non-State Actors in International Law, Politics and Governance Series
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 23.00(d)

About the Author

Math Noortmann, Professor in International Relations and Public International Law at the Oxford Brookes University, UK and Cedric Ryngaert, Assistant Professor of International Law, Leuven University and Utrecht University

Table of Contents

Contents: Foreword, Bob Reinalda; Preface; Introduction: non-state actors: international law's problematic case, Math Noortmann and Cedric Ryngaert; Part 1: Multinational enterprises as actors in international law: creating 'soft law' obligations and 'hard law' rights, Peter Muchlinski; The impact of non-state actors on the international law regime of corporate social responsibility: blessing or curse?, Leyla Davarnejad. Part 2: Imposing international duties on non-state actors and the legitimacy of international law, Cedric Ryngaert; Non-state actors and the international rule of law: revisiting the 'realist theory' of international legal personality, Janne E. Nijman; Observations on the desirability of an enhanced international legal status of the non-state actor, Noemi Gal-Or. Part 3: Understanding non-state actors in the contemporary world'society: transcending the international, mainstreaming the transnational, or bringing the participants back in?, Math Noortmann; International law-making by non-state actors: changing the model or putting the phenomenon into perspective?, Jean d'Aspremont; Non-state actors: law-takers or law-makers? Is that the question?, Math Noortmann and Cedric Ryngaert; Index.

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