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International Law : International Library of Essays in Law & Legal Theory - Martti Koskenniemi

International Law

International Library of Essays in Law & Legal Theory

Hardcover Published: 1st February 1992
ISBN: 9780814746196
Number Of Pages: 516

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This Major Reference series brings together a wide range of key international articles in law and legal theory. Many of these essays are not readily accessible, and their presentation in these volumes will provide a vital new resource for both research and teaching. Each volume is edited by leading international authorities who explain the significance and context of articles in an informative and complete introduction.

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A realistic jurisprudence of international law
Is international law really law?
Trasymmachos revisited: on the relevance of norms and the study of law for international relations
Language, method and the nature of international law
Ideals and things: international legal scholarship and the prison-house of language
Legitimacy in the international system
The normative force of habit: international custom and social theory
The sources of international law
Sovereignty in abeyance: self-determination and international law
An understanding of the relationship between international legal discourse and third world countries
Two models for a Rawlsian theory of international law and justice
Name index
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ISBN: 9780814746196
ISBN-10: 0814746195
Series: International Library of Essays in Law & Legal Theory
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 516
Published: 1st February 1992
Publisher: New York University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.89 x 16.99  x 4.47
Weight (kg): 1.15