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Parochialism, Cosmopolitanism, and the Foundations of International Law

Edited by: M. N. S. Sellers

ISBN13: 9780521518024
Published: February 2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £72.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781107435896



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This book examines the boundary between parochial and cosmopolitan justice. Parochialism and cosmopolitanism are two faces of international law, which recognizes our common humanity by protecting us in our differences. Essays in this book ask to what extent law should recognize or support the political, historical, cultural and economic differences among nations. Nine lawyers and philosophers from five continents consider whether certain states or persons deserve special treatment, exemptions or heightened duties under international law. Contributors draw the line between international law, national jurisdiction and the private autonomy of persons.

Subjects:
Public International Law
Contents:
1. Introduction M. N. S. Sellers
2. Parochialism and the legitimacy of international law John Tasioulas
3. Parochialism, cosmopolitanism, and the paradigms of international law Armin von Bogdany and Sergio Dellavalle
4. Liberal cosmopolitanism or cosmopolitan liberalism? Ileana M. Porras
5. Are human rights parochial? James Griffin
6. The parochial foundations of cosmopolitan rights Maxwell Chibundu
7. Rights in reverse Chios Carmody
8. Parochial restraints on religious liberty Brian Lepard
9. Parochialism, cosmopolitanism, and justice M. N. S. Sellers.

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