International Law: Contemporary Issues and Future Developments

1st Edition

Sanford Silverburg

Published March 22, 2011
Textbook - 656 Pages
ISBN 9780813344713 - CAT# K367708

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Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- International Law Foundations -- Norms of International Law -- Prosecuting Crimes Against Humanity -- R2P: Responsibility to Protect -- The Responsibility to Protect and the North-South Divide -- Responsibility to Protect -- Universal Jurisdiction -- Universal Jurisdiction as an International “False Conflict” of Laws -- Non-Territorialism -- Non-State Actors, International Law, and Human Rights -- Economic Instruments -- Disparate Notions of Fairness -- China’s First Loss -- Corporations and International Law -- Courts -- Reaching Beyond the State -- The Upsurge in International Courts After the Establishment of the ICJ -- International Humanitarian Law -- Modern International Humanitarian Law -- Peace Unkempt -- The Environment -- Air Law -- Space Settlements, Property Rights, and International Law -- A Contemporary Review of the Air Space and Outer Space Regimes -- Maritime Law -- The UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, the European Union, and the Rule of Law -- Power Politics or Orderly Development? -- The Law of the Sea and Human Rights -- Force Qua Terrorism -- Moral Knowledge’s Potential for Reducing the Restraint of Law -- Babysitting Terrorists -- Force Qua Terrorism -- Exceptional Engagement -- Postcolonialism -- Terrorism as Postcolonialism -- The Flawed Foundations of Post-Colonial State Borders -- Modernity and International Law -- The Postcoloniality of International Law -- International Political Interaction -- The Evolution of Core Legal Principles -- International Law and Politics -- Law Versus Justice in International Negotiations


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