The New Terrain of International Law: Courts, Politics, Rights

The New Terrain of International Law: Courts, Politics, Rights

by Karen J. Alter

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691154749
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 01/26/2014
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 10.10(w) x 6.90(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Karen J. Alter is professor of political science and law at Northwestern University and a permanent visiting professor at the iCourts Center of Excellence, University of Copenhagen School of Law. She is the author of Establishing the Supremacy of European Law and The European Court's Political Power.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

Case Study Index xi

Preface xv

List of Abbreviations xxv

PART I: Delegating Authority to International Courts, a Global View 1

Chapter 1: The New Terrain of International Law: Courts, Politics, Rights 3

Chapter 2: International Courts Altering Politics 32

Chapter 3: The New International Courts 68

Chapter 4: World History and the Evolving International Judiciary 112

PART II: International Courts in Action 161

Chapter 5: International Dispute Settlement 163

Chapter 6: International Administrative Review 199

Chapter 7: International Law Enforcement 244

Chapter 8: International Constitutional Review 282

PART III: Courts, Politics, Rights 333

Chapter 9: International Courts and Democratic Politics 335

Chapter Appendixes 367

Legal Cases Index and Citations 401

Court Treaty Bibliography and Litigation Data Sources 407

Bibliography of Cited Works 415

Index 441

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