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Posner, Eric A.

Works: 208 works in 430 publications in 5 languages and 11,268 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler
Classifications: KZ3160.P67, 341.01
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Most widely held works about Eric A Posner
Most widely held works by Eric A Posner
The limits of international law by Jack L Goldsmith( )
29 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Limits of International Law" argues that International Law matters but that its scope and significance is far less than assumed by academics, the media, and many public officials. Adopting a rational choice framework, the authors show that International Law is a term that we use to refer to variously circumscribed cases of international cooperation. States are able to cooperate through International Law but only under narrow conditions; much of International Law merely ratifies existing relationships, and has no independent normative force. Indeed, recent efforts to replace international politics with law and judicial process rests on a misunderstanding of the past accomplishments of International Law. "The Limits of International Law" will have important implications for debates about the role of International Law in the foreign policy of the United States and other nations
The perils of global legalism by Eric A Posner( )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first months of the Obama administration have led to expectations, both in the United States and abroad, that in the coming years America will increasingly promote the international rule of law--a position that many believe is both ethically necessary and in the nation's best interests. With The Perils of Global Legalism, Eric A. Posner explains that such views demonstrate a dangerously naive tendency toward legalism--an idealistic belief that law can be effective even in the absence of legitimate institutions of governance. After tracing the historical roots of the concept, Posner carefully
Terror in the balance security, liberty, and the courts by Eric A Posner( )
20 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction. Part I: Constitutional Law and Theory. 1. Emergencies, Tradeoffs, and Deference. 2. The Panic Theory. 3. The Democratic Failure Theory. 4. The Ratchet Theory and Other Long-Run Effects. Part II: Applications. 5. Institutional Alternatives to Judicial Deference. 6. Coercive Interrogation. 7. Speech, Due Process, and Political Trials. 8. Military Force. Conclusion: Emergency Powers and Lawyers' Expertise. Notes. Index
The executive unbound after the Madisonian republic by Eric A Posner( )
14 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The authors chart the rise of executive authority, noting that among strong presidents only Nixon has come in for severe criticism, leading to legislation which was designed to limit the presidency, yet which failed to do so. Political, cultural and social restraints, they argue, have been more effective in preventing dictatorship than any law. The executive-centered state tends to generate political checks that substitute for the legal checks of the Madisonian constitution."--Pub. desc
Economic foundations of international law by Eric A Posner( )
16 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Law and social norms by Eric A Posner( Book )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"What is the role of law in a society in which order is maintained mostly through social norms, trust, and nonlegal sanctions? Eric Posner argues that social norms are sometimes desirable yet sometimes odious, and that the law is critical to enhancing good social norms and undermining bad ones. But he also argues that the proper regulation of such norms is a delicate and complex task, and that current understanding of them is inadequate for guiding judges and lawmakers. What is needed, and what this book offers, is a model of the relationship between law and social norms. The model shows that people's concern with establishing cooperative relationships leads them to engage in certain kinds of imitative behavior. The resulting behavioral patterns are called social norms."--Jacket
Law and happiness by Eric A Posner( )
12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book explores the rapidly developing area of research called hedonics or "happiness studies." Researchers from fields such as philosophy, law, economics, and psychology explore the bases of happiness and what factors can increase or decrease it. The results have implications for both law and public policy
New foundations of cost-benefit analysis by Matthew D Adler( Book )
9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this book, the authors reconceptualize cost-benefit analysis, arguing that its objective should be overall well-being rather than economic efficiency. They show why the link between preferences and well-being is more complicated than economists have thought. This book not only places cost-benefit analysis on a firmer theoretical foundation, but also has many practical implications for how government agencies should undertake cost-benefit studies."--BOOK JACKET
Climate change justice by Eric A Posner( Book )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and German and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Climate change and justice are so closely associated that many people take it for granted that a global climate treaty should - indeed, must - directly address both issues together. But, in fact, this would be a serious mistake, one that, by dooming effective international limits on greenhouse gases, would actually make the world's poor and developing nations far worse off. This is the provocative and original argument of Climate Change Justice. Eric Posner and David Weisbach strongly favor both a climate change agreement and efforts to improve economic justice. But they make a powerful case that the best - and possibly only - way to get an effective climate treaty is to exclude measures designed to redistribute wealth or address historical wrongs against underdeveloped countries. In clear language, Climate Change Justice proposes four basic principles for designing the only kind of climate treaty that will work - a forward-looking agreement that requires every country to make greenhouse - gas reductions but still makes every country better off in its own view. This kind of treaty has the best chance of actually controlling climate change and improving the welfare of people around the world
Cost-benefit analysis : legal, economic, and philosophical perspectives by Matthew D Adler( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cost-benefit analysis is a widely used governmental evaluation tool, though academics remain skeptical. This volume gathers prominent contributors for discussion of cost-benefit analysis, specifically its moral foundations, applications and limitations
Chicago lectures in law and economics ( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Essays are based on the Coase lectures presented by faculty of the University of Chicago Law School"--Preface
Law and economics ( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and German and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The book is divided into two parts. The first contains more traditional law and economics articles, covering a range of conventional legal topics. This part, it is hoped, will give the novice a flavour of the state of the field and the traditional methods of analysis. The second part attempts to introduce new methodological techniques and subject-matter concerns to law and economics
Social norms, nonlegal sanctions, and the law ( Book )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and German and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The twilight of human rights law by Eric A Posner( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Countries solemnly intone their commitment to human rights, and they ratify endless international treaties and conventions designed to signal that commitment. At the same time, there has been no marked decrease in human rights violations, even as the language of human rights has become the dominant mode of international moral criticism. Well-known violators like Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Sudan have sat on the U.N. Council on Human Rights. But it''s not just the usual suspects that flagrantly disregard the treaties. Brazil pursues extrajudicial killings. South Africa employs violence against protestors. India tolerate child labor and slavery. The United States tortures. In The Twilight of Human Rights Law the eminent legal scholar Eric A. Posner argues that purposefully unenforceable human rights treaties are at the heart of the world's failure to address human rights violations. Because countries fundamentally disagree about what the public good requires and how governments should allocate limited resources in order to advance it, they have established a regime that gives them maximum flexibility--paradoxically characterized by a huge number of vague human rights that encompass nearly all human activity, along with weak enforcement machinery that churns out new rights but cannot enforce any of them. Posner looks to the foreign aid model instead, contending that we should judge compliance by comprehensive, concrete metrics like poverty reduction, instead of relying on ambiguous, weak, and easily manipulated checklists of specific rights."--
Economics of public international law by Eric A Posner( Book )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and German and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A theory of customary international law Jack L. Goldsmith and Eric A. Posner -- A compliance-based theory of international law Andrew T. Guzman -- Do human rights treaties make a difference? Oona A. Hathaway -- Treaty reservations and the economics of Article 21(1) of the Vienna Convention Francesco Parisi and Catherine Ševčenko -- Competing for capital : the diffusion of bilateral investment treaties, 1960-2000 Zachary Elkins, Andrew T. Guzman and Beth A. Simmons -- The concept of legalization Kenneth W. Abbott ... [et al.]. -- The cost of credibility : explaining resistance to interstate dispute resolution mechanisms Andrew T. Guzman -- Judicial independence in international tribunals Eric A. Posner and John C. Yoo -- Self-enforcing voting in international organizations Giovanni Maggi and Massimo Morelli -- Public versus private enforcement of international economic law : standing and remedy Alan O. Sykes -- An economic analysis of state and individual responsibility under international law Eric A. Posner and Alan O. Sykes -- Sanctions Jonathan Eaton and Maxim Engers -- Economics of alliances : the lessons for collective action Todd Sandler and Keith Hartley -- Optimal war and Jus ad Bellum Eric A. Posner and Alan O. Sykes
Contract law and theory by Eric A Posner( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Law and the emotions by Eric A Posner( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
fa lue yu she hui gui fan by Bo si na( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in Chinese and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The constitution in wartime : beyond alarmism and complacency by Mark V Tushnet( )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays by leading constitutional scholars on the relationship between war powers and the Constitution in general and in the aftermath of September 11th
The housing crisis and bankruptcy reform : the prepackaged Chapter 13 approach by Eric A Posner( Book )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The housing crisis threatens to destroy hundreds of billions of dollars of value by causing homeowners with negative equity to walk away from their houses. A house in foreclosure is worth 30 to 50 percent less than a house that a homeowner either retains or sells on the market, and a foreclosed house damages neighboring property values as well. We advocate a reform of Chapter 13 that would allow homeowners to strip down the value of their mortgages in a prepackaged bankruptcy. Such a plan would give homeowners an incentive to keep or resell their homes, thus reducing the market value loss of homes while protecting the effective value of creditors' interests. Two further key elements of the plan are that it uses prices based on the average house price in a particular ZIP code, which reduces moral hazard; and it is automated, requiring only a rubber stamp by a bankruptcy judge or other official, thus preserving judicial resources. Other plans, including that of the Obama administration, are compared."
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Alternative Names
Posner, E. A. 1965-
Posner, Eric.
Posner, Eric 1965-
Posner, Eric Andrew 1965-
ポズナー, エリク・A
English (202)
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Japanese (4)
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