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viii, 257 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : facsim. ; 22 cm.
  • pt. 1. The principal resolutions passed at the conferences
  • pt. 2. Subject-index of reports and papers (with their authors) in alphabetical order.
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  • Preface: Constitution and work of the Association
  • Pt. I. The principal resolutions passed at the conferences
  • Pt. II. Subject-index of reports and papers (with their authors) in alphabetical order.
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2 volumes ; 25 cm.
  • Volume I. Philosophical inquiries and general theoretical concerns
  • Volume II. The kaleidoscope of different international law theories.
This research collection offers a comprehensive view of the most notable contributions to the theory and philosophy of international law. In the first volume a number of philosophical inquiries have been selected, alongside contributions offering general theoretical insight into international law. The purpose is to identify general themes of discussion, such as the nature and functioning of international law, and to illustrate how philosophers and international law scholars tackle them in their respective fields of inquiry. In the second volume, the kaleidoscope of different contemporary theories and approaches to international law is presented. The collection is an indispensable reference for anyone interested in philosophical and theoretical investigations in international law.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784717698 20170814
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xxxi, 1045 pages ; 25 cm.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780198701958 20160830
The Oxford Handbook of International Legal Theory provides an accessible and authoritative guide to the major thinkers, concepts, approaches, and debates that have shaped contemporary international legal theory. The Handbook features 48 original essays by leading international scholars from a wide range of traditions, nationalities, and perspectives, reflecting the richness and diversity of this dynamic field. The collection explores key questions and debates in international legal theory, offers new intellectual histories for the discipline, and provides fresh interpretations of significant historical figures, texts, and theoretical approaches. It provides a much-needed map of the field of international legal theory, and a guide to the main themes and debates that have driven theoretical work in international law. The Handbook will be an indispensable reference work for students, scholars, and practitioners seeking to gain an overview of current theoretical debates about the nature, function, foundations, and future role of international law.
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xxv, 996 pages ; 24 cm
  • The international legal "system"
  • State jurisdiction
  • Constraints on state jurisdiction
  • Recourse for violations of international law.
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275 pages ; 24 cm.
  • "Kennedy et moi" : qu'est-ce qu'une internationaliste francophone peut apprendre des nail qu'elle n'aurait pas déjà appris de l'école de reims à propos de la guerre en Libye? / Anne Lagerwall
  • Extériorisation de la sociologie critique du droit et intériorisation de la mondialisation du droit dans le champ doctrinal français / Michael Hennessy Picard, Nour Benghellab
  • Pour une relativisation de la rupture entre approches étasuniennes et françaises du droit international / Vincent Chapaux
  • Pour une théorie critique en droit international / Rémi Bachand
  • L'indétermination du droit et la culture du formalisme : remarques sur la posture critique de Martti Koskenniemi / Jean-François Thibault
  • L'apport mutuel entre constructivisme et théories critiques / Hélène Mayrand
  • Quelles stratégies pour la diffusion des théories critiques dans le monde francophone? Les cotutelles de thèse, un médium pertinent? / Paméla Obertan
  • Ruptures éthiques et ruptures esthétiques : la pensée critique doit-elle continuer de s'écrire dans un langage critique? / Mario Prost
  • Le droit des gens et la légitimation de l'exploitation des "barbares", des "nègres" et des "femmes"
  • universalité et catégories juridiques / Martin Gallié
  • Quand "l'internationale", c'est aussi le national qui dérange : la théorie critique dans les coulisses du religieux / Pascale Fournier.
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xvi, 545 p. ; 25 cm.
  • The birth of international law as a legal discipline in the 19th century / Luigi Nuzzo, Miloš Vec
  • Ius gentium and the birth of modernity / Martti Koskenniemi
  • History, science and Christianity : international law and Savigny's paradigm / Luigi Nuzzo
  • Empirismo e scienza : il crocevia del diritto internazionale nella prima metà dell'Ottocento / Claudia Storti
  • Monuments of international law : Albericus Gentilis and Hugo Grotius in constructing a discipline (1875-1886) / Luigi Lacchè
  • Principles in 19th century international law doctrine / Miloš Vec
  • Did international law really become a science at the end of the 19th century? / Anthony Carty
  • "Defenders of the right"? : diplomatic practice and international law in the 19th century : an historian's perspective / Matthias Schulz
  • L'intervento europeo in Oriente nel XIX secolo : storia contesa di un istituto controverso / Eliana Augusti
  • L'exterritorialité, la jurisdiction consulaire et le droit international privé : une réflexion sur le droit international privé à la fin de XIXeme siècle : une critique du mythe de l'origine remontant à Savigny au Japon / Hisashi Harata
  • The intervention of a tradition : Westlake, the Berlin Conference and the historicisation of international law / Matthew Craven
  • Colonisation et impératifs internationaux ou pourquoi et comment l'international a bridé la souveraineté coloniale? / Bernard Durand
  • Police and police power : domestic and international law at the crossroads / Santiago Legarre
  • Genesis and different meanings of the notion of "organ" in Italian international legal theory / Francesco Salerno
  • Completing an unfinished jigsaw puzzle : Cornelis van Vollenhoven and the study of international law / Raymond Kubben
  • Guerra e diritto : dalla convenzione di Ginevra alla "morte" del diritto internazionale prima guerra civile europea / Laura Passero.
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xiii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
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lvi, 708 p. ; 25 cm.
  • 1. The nature of international law and the international system -- 2. The sources of international law -- 3. The law of treaties -- 4. International law and national law -- 5. Personality and recognition -- 6. International human rights law -- 7. Sovereignty over territory -- 8. Jurisdictional sovereignty -- 9. Immunities from national jurisdiction -- 10. Law of the sea -- 11. State responsibility -- 12. International environmental law -- 13. International economic law -- 14. The use of force, collective security, and peacekeeping -- 15. Peaceful settlement of international disputes -- 16. International criminal law.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199562718 20160605
Cases and Materials on International Law is a topical and engaging companion for study; placing international law directly in the context of contemporary debate. It offers broad coverage of international law, and is suitable for use alongside a range of course structures and teaching styles. The book contains the essential cases and materials that students need in order to understand and analyze the international legal order, providing notes on selected extracts to explain the complexities of the law to students. These are from a full range of international sources. The fifth edition includes further discussion of topical areas such as international criminal law, featuring a new chapter focusing explicitly on this subject. It also provides expanded coverage of topical areas including the use of force in Iraq and the role of international organizations. The new edition considers the perspectives of non-western and feminist scholars. Online Resource Centre The book is complemented by a new website, which will be updated regularly.
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351 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Le droit des gens moderne
  • Le droit international classique
  • Le droit international contemporain.
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xxv, 425 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Introduction to international law
  • Sources of international law
  • The law of treaties
  • The legal status of actors in the international arena : states, international organizations, non-state groups, individuals, and multinational corporations
  • International dispute settlement including international civil courts and civil tribunals
  • Jurisdiction
  • Title to territory
  • International human rights
  • Additional topics in human rights
  • International criminal law
  • The law of the sea
  • International environmental law.
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xii, 333 p. ; 23 cm.
  • PART 1-ADVANCES IN THE TECHNIQUES OF INTERNATIONAL LAW Chapter 1-State Contracts and their Governing Law: A Reappraisal State Contracts as New International Legal Acts State Contracts as Contracts entered into by States as Subjects of Public International Law State Contracts as Contracts governed by the International Legal Order Responses to some Objections On it being Impossible for Contracts between States and Individuals to come within the International Legal Order On the Preference Given to Public International Law Rather than Transnational Law for Governing State Contracts Chapter 2-The International Responsibility of States based on Investment Promotion and Protection Treaties State Responsibility in the International Legal Order Characteristics of States' International Responsibility on the Basis of Protection Treaties Justification of Resource to International Law State Responsibility on the Basis of Protection Treaties and State Responsibility in Municipal Law In the Absence of any Contractual Connection between Investor and State In the Presence of a Contractual Connection between State and Investor and with a Separate Dispute Settlement Clause from that Provided by the Protection Treaty Chapter 3-The State's Normative Freedom and the Question of Indirect Expropriation Indirect Expropriation in International Law In International Law in General In International Investment Law Maintaining the State's Normative Freedom Results of Case Law The Prudence of Arbitrators PART 2 ADVANCES IN THE THEORETICAL ANALYSIS FO INTERNATIONAL LAW Chapter 4-Some Theoretical Reflections on State Contracts The Concept of State in State Contracts The Double Personality of the State in Anzilotti Kelsen's Dismissal of the Double Personality of the State Presented by Anzillotti The Double Theory of the State in Kelsen Individuals as Subjects of Public International Law Definition of the Subject of International Law Subjects of International Law and 'Legal Communities' of International Law Objections Raised by the Dualist Doctrine Relations between Private Persons and their Home State from the Standpoint of International Law On the Inequality between States and Private Persons Private Persons bringing Proceedings before International Courts Dismissal of the Petitio Principii that Individuals can never Bring Proceedings before International Courts Can Mixed 'Tribunals' be considered International Courts? The Case of ICSID Tribunals Can 'Mixed' Courts be considered International Courts? The Case of Ad Hoc Tribunals On the Incapacity of General Principles of Law to Internationalise State Contracts Lankarani El-Zein's Argument Dismissal of this Argument On Stabilisations Clauses in State Contracts Stabilisation Clauses are Purportedly not Characteristic of a New Category of Contracts Stabilisation Clauses Purportedly do not Imply the Internationalisation of State Contracts On the Validity and Efficacy of Stabilisation Clauses Chapter 5-Hans Kelsen and the Advancement of International Law The Nature of International Law Law in its Own Right Reprisals and War: Sanctions of Decentralised International Law Centralisation of International Law: Collective Security and Compulsory Jurisdiction Changes in International Law: Towards what sort of Civitas Maxima? Centralisation /Decentralisation of Legal Orders The International Organisation as a Comparatively Centralised Legal Order and its Relations with the State The European Union as a Possible Horizon of International Law Changes in International Law: Internationalised State Contracts and the Status of Private Persons in the International Legal Order The Notion of a State Contract The Possibility of Individuals to be Limited Subjects of International Law Chapter 6-The Notion of Civitas Maxima in Kelsen's Work Civitas Maxima and the Primacy of International Law Civitas Maxima and Kelsen's Conception of Legal Orders The World State: Cognitive Postulate or State Stricto Sensu? Conclusion Chapter 7-International Courts in an Interstate Society The Decisive Criterion for the Existence of an International Legal Order Law as a System of Justiciable Rules International Law as a System of Minimally Justiciable Rules Optional Courts and Mandatory Courts Mandatory Judgement and Operative Judgement Judicial Third Party and Political Third Party International Courts and the Advancement of the International Legal Order Primacy of the Rules of Law and State Sovereignty Judicial Interpretation and Self-Interpretation of International Law Legal Disputes and Political Disputes The Development of International Law The End of Anarchy Chapter 8-The State within the Meaning of International Law and the State within the Meaning of Municipal Law (On the Theory of the Dual Personality of the State) The Two Sides or Double Personality of the State The Two Sides of the State in Classical French and German Doctrines The Double Personality of the State in Italian Internationalist Doctrine The Double Personality of the State: Kelsen's Analysis Ambiguities in Kelsen The Double Personality of the State in a Normative Conception of Legal Orders: A Proposal PART 3-EUROPEAN UNION LAW: INTERNATIONAL LAW SURPASSED OR INTERNATIONAL LAW ADVANCING? Chapter 9-On the Legal Nature of the European Communities Centralisation/Decentralisation of a Legal Order The Kelsenian Interpretation of Federalism The European Community: A Relatively Centralised International Legal Order The Importance of Central Norms The Existence of a Court to Rule on the Apportionment of Jurisdiction between the Central Order and the Local Orders The Direct Applicability of Community Law The Primacy of Community Law The International Legal Order/The State Legal Order Of the Birth of the State Of the Legal Nature of the Community and its Future Development Chapter 10-A Federation of National States or Federal State? The Reasons for Community Europe's Dysfunctions Federation and the Constitutional Theory of the State Confederation of States and Federal State The Federation (J Fischer) or Federation of Nation State ( J Delors) Sovereignty and Nation States Sovereignty Nation States The European Federation: Squaring the Circle Chapter 11-Is there a European Approach to Human Rights? Introduction The West and the Rest: Europe and the Question of the Universality of Human Rights The European Model of Human Rights: A Concrete Universal It is Possible to Conceive of the Universal and Human Rights Starting from Other Traditions The Universal and the Particular in Human Rights The European Universal and its Relations with other Civilisations The Universal and the Eternal: The Birth of Universal Human Rights in and through History Europe and the West: The European (Properly Speaking) Dimension of Human Rights Birth, Disappearance and Rebirth of Human Rights in Europe The Enforced Hibernation of the Philosophy of Human Rights in Europe Barbarity in Europe and the Renewal of the Philosophy and Positive Law of Human Rights Certain Features of the European Concept of Human Rights Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781841132785 20160604
Any talk of the advancement of international law presupposes that two objections are met. The first is the 'realist' objection which, observing the state of international relations today, claims that when it comes down to the important things in international life-war and peace, and more generally power politics among states-no real advancement has been made: international society remains a society of sovereign states deciding matters with regard solely to their own best interests and with international law all too often being no more than a thin cloak cast over the precept that 'might is right'. Against this excessive scepticism stands excessive optimism: international law is supposedly making giant strides forward thanks especially to the tremendous mass of soft law generated by international organisations over the past sixty years and more. By incautiously mixing all manner of customs, treaties, resolutions and recommendations, a picture of international law is painted that has little to do with the 'real world'. This book is arranged into three sections. The first purports to show from the specific example of international investment law that the past half-century has seen the invention of two genuinely new techniques in positive law: state contracts and transnational arbitration without privity. This is 'advancement' in international law not because the techniques are 'good' in themselves (one may well think them 'bad') but because they have introduced legal possibilities into international law that did not exist heretofore. The second section examines the theoretical consequences of those new legal techniques and especially the way they affect the theory of the state. The third widens the field of view and asks whether European law has surpassed international law in a move towards federalism or whether it represents a step forward for international law. These reflections make for a clearer theoretical understanding of what constitutes true advancement in international law. Such an understanding should give pause both to those who argue that hardly any progress has been made, and to those who are overly fanciful about progress.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781841132785 20160604
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xxiii, 619 p. ; 23 cm.
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viii, 482 p.
Founded in 1993, the African Yearbook, now published under the auspices of the African Foundation for International Law, is the only scholarly publication devoted exclusively to the study, development, dissemination and wider appreciation of international law in Africa as a whole. Through the scholarly analysis of international legal issues of particular relevance to the African continent, it also contributes to the acceptance of, and respect for the rule of law in intra-African relations, and for the principles of international law in general. Its uniqueness however goes beyond this, for through its special themes and general articles, it has succeeded over the years to serve as an intellectual forum where the development of international law is viewed as being integral to Africa's own development. Through the study and analysis of emerging legal issues of particular relevance to Africa, such as the creation of viable continental institutions capable of promoting unity and security for the peoples of the continent, the effective protection of human rights, the need for accountability for mass killings and massive violations of the rule of law, the promotion of a rule-based democratic culture, the role of African countries in a globalizing world economy and in international trade relations, the Yearbook strives to be responsive to the intellectual needs of African countries in the area of international law, and to the continuing struggle for creating an environment conducive to the rule of law throughout the continent. The Yearbook also provides ready access to the basic documents of African international organizations by regularly publishing the resolutions and decisions of regional and sub-regional organizations as well as the conventions, protocols and declarations adopted by pan-african agencies.
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xii, 446 p. ; 25 cm.
The Asian Yearbook of International Law is a major refereed publication dedicated to international law issues as seen primarily from an Asian perspective. This is a special publication of its kind edited by a team of leading international law scholars from across Asia. The Asian Yearbook of International Law provides a forum for the publication of articles in the field of international law, and other Asian international law topics, written by experts from the region and elsewhere. Its aim is twofold: to promote international law in Asia, and to provide an intellectual platform for the discussion and dissemination of Asian views and practices on contemporary international legal issues. As a rule, each volume of the Asian Yearbook normally contains articles; notes; a section on State practice; an overview of the participation of Asian countries in multilateral treaties; a chronicle of events and incidents; surveys of the activities of international organizations which have special relevance to Asia, such as a survey of the activities of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Committee; and book review, bibliography and documents sections.
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