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Theory of International Law at the Threshold of the 21st Century

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ISBN13: 9789041102966
ISBN: 9041102965
Published: December 1996
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £394.00



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The essays contained in this volume deal with topics reflecting pressing problems facing the world community, such as international law and the concept of law, objective features in positive international law, and the effect of resolutions of international organizations.

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Contents:
J. Makarczyk. Krysztof Skubiszeweski: His Profession and Public Activity. Writings of Krysztof Skubiszeweski. First Part: General Theory. De la sanction en droit international. Essai de clarification; G.M. Abi-Saab. International Law and the Concept of Law: Why International Law is Law; C.F. Amerasinghe. Droit International Public et Droit International Prive: Deux identites bien distinctes; M. Bos. Pour un droit international de la democratie; B. Boutros-Ghali. Purposeful Ambiguity as International Legal Strategy: The Two China Problem; A. D'Amato. Some Objective Features in Positive International Law; V.-D. Degan. La personnalite juridique dans le systeme du droit des gens; C. Dominice. Some Observations on the Inter-Temporal Rule in International Law; R. Higgins. Reflexions sur la souverainete; J. Kranz. The Juridical and the Meta-Juridical in International Law; E. Lauterpacht. The Widening Scope of International Law; G.E. do Nascimento e Silva. La determination de l'Etat lese. Les regimes dissociables et les regimes indissociables; G. Perrin. Common Heritage of Mankind: From Metaphor to Myth, and the Consequences of Constructive Ambiguity; M.C.W. Pinto. Sur le fondement du droit des gens; F. Rezek. Le probleme de l'efficacite du droit international; M. Sahovic. State Responsibility and International Liability in Transnational Relations; S. Sucharitkul. Pluralite des ordres juridiques internationaux et unite du droit international; N. Valticos. Monism and Dualism at Present; A. Wasilkowski. Justice Among Individuals and Justice Among Nations; Z. Ziembinski . Second Part: Sources. Le role du juge dans l'elaboration du droit international; P. Cahier. Engagements unilateraux et engagements conventionnels: Differences et convergences; J. Charpentier. The Effect of Resolutions of International Organizations; I. Detter. Formalisme juridique et Cour internationale de justice; R.J. Dupuy. Reservations and the International Ordre publique; J.A. Frowein. International Lawyers and the Progressive Development of International Law; R. Jennings. Some Thoughts on the Relation Between Extra-Legal Agreements and the Law-Creating Process; P.H. Kooijmans. The International Court of Justice and the Law of the Sea -- Some Reflections; B. Kwiatkowska. Customary Norms in Contemporary International Law; I.I. Lukashuk. The International Court and Judicial Law-Making, Nuclear Tests Re-Visited; E. McWhinney. Reflexions sur la theeorie des sources du droit international; R. Monaco. New Custom: Power, Opinio Juris and Contrary Practice; O. Schachter. May Preparatory Work be Used to Correct Rather than Confirm the `Clear' Meaning of a Treaty Provision? S.M. Schwebel. Enhancing the Role of the General Assembly of the United Nations in Crystallizing International Law; L.B. Sohn. The Concluding Documents of World Order Conferences; C. Tomuschat. Some Reflections on Kinds of Rules and International Law-Making By Practice; K. Wolfke.