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The United Nations and International Law - Christopher C. Joyner

The United Nations and International Law

By: Christopher C. Joyner (Editor)

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Published: 28th April 1997
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This is a revised edition of a two-volume survey United Nations Legal Order. It provides students and scholars with a text that appraises the contribution made by the United Nations to contemporary international law and the law-creating process. Among the topics addressed are how international law is made by UN institutions; what contemporary international law owes its existence to the United Nations; how and whether UN bodies have served as sources of international law; and whether UN-created law can be said to have worked as an effective regulator of state conduct. Covering a wide range of UN activity, this book represents a comprehensive guide to the role of the UN in providing viable legal rules to deal with international problems.

The UN System as a Source of Law
The UN legal order an overview
General law-making processes
Specialized law-making processes
Substantive Law
Force and arms
Human rights
Refugees and migration
Women Rebecca
Labor Virginia
Economic relations and development
Environment
Law of the sea
Outer space
International crimes
International Law
Law of the international civil service
Financial responsibility of members
Conclusion the United Nations as international law-giver
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ISBN: 9780521583794
ISBN-10: 0521583799
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 504
Published: 28th April 1997
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.91
Edition Number: 2