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International Law

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ISBN13: 9781855211575
ISBN: 1855211572
Published: January 1992
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: £195.00

These essays on international law are divided into sections dealing with the realist debate, what lies beyond realism, a reconsideration of the relationship between international law and international society, and a re-thinking of the substance of international law.

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Introductory essay - international law as a modernist utopia, Martti Koskenniemi.
Part 1 The realist debate : a reaslistic jurisprudence of international law, J.S. Watson; is international law really law?, Anthony D'Amato; trasymmachos revisited - on the relevance of norms and the study of law for international relations, Friedrich Kratochwil.
Part 2 Beyond realism: methodological conundrums - language, method and the nature of international law, Philip Allott; ideals and things - international legal scholarship and the prison-house of language, James Boyle.
Part 3 The relationship between international law and international society reconsidered: legitimacy in the international system, Thomas M. Franck; the normative force of habit - international custom and social theory, Martti Koskenniemi.
Part 4 Rethinking the substance of international law: the sources of international law, David Kennedy; Sovereignty in abeyance - self-determination and international law, Nathanael Berman; an understanding of the relationship between international legal discourse and third world countries, Surakiart Sathirathai; two models for a Rawlsian theory of international law and justice, Daniel W. Skubik.