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International Law
Contemporary Issues and Future Developments

ISBN 9780813344713
Published March 22, 2011 by Routledge
656 Pages

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Book Description

This book offers diverse, multinational perspectives on traditional and emergent issues in the practice and study of international law. It deals with the evolving foundations of international law and covers a wide range of issues that link international politics to international law.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- International Law Foundations -- Norms of International Law -- Prosecuting Crimes Against Humanity -- R2P: Responsibility to Protect -- The Responsibility to Protect and the North-South Divide -- Responsibility to Protect -- Universal Jurisdiction -- Universal Jurisdiction as an International “False Conflict” of Laws -- Non-Territorialism -- Non-State Actors, International Law, and Human Rights -- Economic Instruments -- Disparate Notions of Fairness -- China’s First Loss -- Corporations and International Law -- Courts -- Reaching Beyond the State -- The Upsurge in International Courts After the Establishment of the ICJ -- International Humanitarian Law -- Modern International Humanitarian Law -- Peace Unkempt -- The Environment -- Air Law -- Space Settlements, Property Rights, and International Law -- A Contemporary Review of the Air Space and Outer Space Regimes -- Maritime Law -- The UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, the European Union, and the Rule of Law -- Power Politics or Orderly Development? -- The Law of the Sea and Human Rights -- Force Qua Terrorism -- Moral Knowledge’s Potential for Reducing the Restraint of Law -- Babysitting Terrorists -- Force Qua Terrorism -- Exceptional Engagement -- Postcolonialism -- Terrorism as Postcolonialism -- The Flawed Foundations of Post-Colonial State Borders -- Modernity and International Law -- The Postcoloniality of International Law -- International Political Interaction -- The Evolution of Core Legal Principles -- International Law and Politics -- Law Versus Justice in International Negotiations

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