Sovereignty and Territorial Temptation: The Grotian Tendency

Sovereignty and Territorial Temptation: The Grotian Tendency

by Christopher R. Rossi


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781316634974
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/10/2018
Pages: 370
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)

About the Author

Christopher R. Rossi is a Lecturer in Public International Law at the University of Iowa College of Law. He gained his B.A. from Washington University, his J.D. from the University of Iowa, his L.L.M. from the University of London, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from The Johns Hopkins University.

Table of Contents

1. Tradition, tendency, temptation; 2. The Grotian tendency in his time and ours; 3. The temptation of Uti Possidetis; 4. Terra Nullius and the 'unique' international problem of Svalbard; 5. Problems of governance: the Arctic and the club within the club; 6. Sharing sovereignty: Jura Novit Curia? and the Gulf of Fonseca; 7. Condominium in the Atacama Desert and a sovereign access to the sea; 8. Conclusions on the future of the global commons.

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