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|Description:||190 pages ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||List Of Abbreviations VII; Preface IX; 1 The Purpose of This Book ix; 2 The Usefulness of Retroactive Laws x; 3 Hoping to Avoid Some Misunderstandings xiii; 4 The Three Steps of the International "Trias Politica" xiv; Chapter One: Legislation;5 Why Do We Need International Law?; 6 The Standing of the Individual in International Law (The Content and the Field of Application of International Law); 7 Beyond the Animal Stage; 8 Collective Guilt; 9 The UN Charter; 10 Horizontal and Vertical International Law; 11 The Relationship Between National and International Law (Dualists and Monists); 12 Some Examples; 13 A Matter of Priority; 14 Self-Executing Rights; 15 Ius Cogens; 16 The Undemocratic Nature of International Law. Chapter Two Monitoring Or Supervision; 17 Different Kinds and Levels of Monitoring (Judges and Bloodhounds; 18 Why Do We Need International Monitoring?; 19 Treaty Monitoring 33; 20 Why Do We Need Individual Petition Rights?; 21 Regional Protection Mechanisms; 22 Global Protection Mechanisms; 23 Monitoring Outside the Framework of Treaties; 24 Catch-22 of Monitoring; Chapter Three Enforcement; 25 Executive Power; 26 With or Without Treaties; 27 Sovereignty and Self-Determination; 28 International influence as a Result of Interdependence; 29 Intervention or Non-Intervention?; Chapter Four How Can We Intervene?; 30 A Wide Range of Instruments; 31 Conditional Development Aid; 32 Education and Assistance; 33 Sanctions; 34 Mobilisation of Shame;35 Violence; 36 The Right to Separate; 37 Reciprocity; 38 Creating the Conditions for Democracy and Human Rights. Chapter Five Who Can Intervene Where And When?; 39 Self-Interest; 40 Anti-communist Blindness; 41 Peace and Self-Interest; 42 No Zero-Sum Game, But No Invisible Hand Either; 43 Who Should Intervene?; Some Final Considerations; Notes; Bibliography; Index|