Regulating the Use of Force by United Nations Peace Support Operations Balancing Promises and Outcomes
Access to International Justice
By Timothy Cadman, Margot Hurlbert, Andrea C. Simonelli
November 30, 2021
This book systematically explores the emerging legal discipline of Earth System Law (ESL), challenging the closed system of law and marking a new era in law and society scholarship. Law has historically provided stability, certainty, and predictability in the ordering of social relations (...
By Charuka Ekanayake
May 31, 2021
This Book attempts to deduce regulatory standards that can close the gaps between the Promises made and the Outcomes secured by the United Nations in relation to its use of force. It explores two broad questions in this regard: why the contemporary legal framework relevant to the regulation of ...
By Alan Bloomfield, Shirley V. Scott
August 14, 2018
Over recent decades International Relations scholars have investigated norm dynamics processes at some length, with the ‘norm entrepreneur’ concept having become a common reference point in the literature. The focus on norm entrepreneurs has, however, resulted in a bias towards investigating the ...
By Charles Sampford, Hugh Breakey
April 16, 2018
Once a highly cosmopolitan profession, law was largely domesticated by the demands of the Westphalian state. But as the walls between sovereign states are lowered, law is globalizing in a way that is likely to change law, lawyering and legal education as much over the next 30 years – when the ...
By Kate Macdonald, Shelley Marshall, Sanjay Pinto
June 16, 2017
The financial crisis of 2008-2009 and the "Great Recession" that it precipitated highlight a number of important questions about the governance of contemporary capitalism. How do shortcomings in existing market governance institutions help to account for trends of rising economic inequality and ...
By B. C. Smith
February 28, 2017
Judiciaries must be politically impartial and immune from political interference if democracy is to be consolidated in countries in transition from authoritarian rule. Without an independent judiciary there can be no rule of law, and without the rule of law there can be no democracy. Judges and ...
By Patrick Keyzer, Vesselin Popovski, Charles Sampford
November 10, 2016
There is much debate about the scope of international law, its compatibility with individual state practice, its enforceability and the recent and limited degree to which it is institutionalized. This collection of essays seeks to address the issue of access to justice, the related element of ...
By Charles Sampford, Ramesh Thakur
August 03, 2016
The rule of law is widely seen as the cornerstone of any effective polity and increasingly a vital component of the international political system. If the international rule of law were to be strengthened, it would greatly contribute to trade, security, human rights and global cooperation in a ...
By Jeremy Farrall, Hilary Charlesworth
April 12, 2016
The UN Security Council formally acknowledged an obligation to promote justice and the rule of law in 2003. This volume examines the extent to which the Council has honoured this commitment when exercising its powers under the UN Charter to maintain international peace and security. It discusses ...
By Rowena Maguire, Bridget Lewis, Charles Sampford
September 03, 2015
This book explores the impacts of global economic, political and cultural shifts on various international legal frameworks and legal norms. The economic growth of states throughout Asia, South and Central America and Africa is having a profound effect on the dynamics of international relations, ...
By Anthony J. Langlois, Karol Edward Soltan
August 19, 2015
The political project of extending democracy to the global level is seen as the next major challenge for proponents of democracy. This volume considers some of the difficulties which need to be overcome for this extension to take place. The issues discussed include: Philosophical and theoretical...
By Wayne Hudson, Steven Slaughter
August 20, 2010
This wide-ranging volume explores the impact of globalization upon citizenship, with a special focus on the transnational challenges that globalization poses. While there is much debate over the concept, globalization implies at least two distinct phenomena. First, it suggests that political, ...