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An Introduction to Contemporary International Law : a Policy-Oriented Perspective.

Author: Lung-chu Chen
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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An Introduction to Contemporary International Law: A Policy-Oriented Perspective introduces the reader to all major aspects of contemporary international law. It applies the highly acclaimed approach developed by the New Haven School of International Law, holding international law as an ongoing process of authoritative decision through which the members of the world community identify, clarify, and secure their  Read more...
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Chen, Lung-chu.
An Introduction to Contemporary International Law: A Policy-Oriented Perspective.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lung-chu Chen
ISBN: 9780190228002 0190228008
OCLC Number: 896803165
Notes: The Remedy of Diplomatic Protection.
Description: 1 online resource (674 pages)
Contents: Cover; An Introduction to Contemporary International Law; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; About the Author; Preface to the Third Edition; Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the First Edition; Part one Delimitation of the Task; 1. International Law in a Policy-Oriented Perspective; Myths and Realities about International Law; Inadequacies of Traditional Approaches to International Law; The Policy-Oriented Approach of the New Haven School; Part two Participants; 2. Nation-States; Statehood; The Principle of Self-Determination. External Self-Determination in Practice: The Cases of Québec and KosovoSelf-Determination and World Order; The Theory and Practice of Recognition; Problems of Self-Determination and Recognition in Practice: The Evolution of Taiwan Statehood; 3. International Governmental Organizations; The U.N. System; International Organizations as Subjects of International Law; The United Nations and World Order; 4. Nongovernmental Organizations and Associations; Political Parties; Nongovernmental Organizations; Private Associations; 5. The Individual; Part three Perspectives. 6. Minimum World Order and Optimum World OrderCommon Humanity and Diverse Identifications and Expectations; Contending Systems of World Order; Differing Perspectives Today; Religion and World Order; China and World Order; Third World Approaches to International Law (TWAIL); People and Human Security at the Center of World Order; Part four Arenas; 7. Establishment of and Access to Arenas of Authority; Establishment; Access; Compulsory Third-Party Decision Making; International Court of Justice (ICJ); Ad Hoc Arbitral Tribunals; Dispute Settlement under the Convention on the Law of the Sea. Dispute Settlement in the World Trade Organization (WTO)Investor-State Dispute Resolution; Part five Bases of Power; 8. Control over Territory; 9. Control and Use of the Sea; Basic Community Policy; Trends in Decision and Conditioning Factors; Internal Waters; The Territorial Sea; International Straits; Archipelagos; The Contiguous Zone; The Exclusive Economic Zone; The Continental Shelf; High Seas; The Area; The 1994 Agreement; Dispute Settlement under the 1982 Convention; Law of the Sea Claims; Appraisal; 10. Control and Use of Other Resources; International Rivers; Airspace; Outer Space. Polar RegionsThe Global Environment; Toward Global Cooperation on Climate Change; 11. Control of People: Nationality and Movement; Basic Community Policy; Trends in Decision and Conditioning Factors; Control of Community Membership via Nationality; Conferment of Nationality; Withdrawal of Nationality; Statelessness; Multiple Nationality; Control of Movement of People; Competence to Admit, Exclude, and Expel vs. Individual Demands to Enter, Stay, and Leave; Asylum; Extradition; Terrorism; Appraisal; 12. Protection of People: From Alien Rights to Human Rights.

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An Introduction to Contemporary International Law: A Policy-Oriented Perspective introduces the reader to all major aspects of contemporary international law. It applies the highly acclaimed approach developed by the New Haven School of International Law, holding international law as an ongoing process of authoritative decision through which the members of the world community identify, clarify, and secure their common interests. Unlike conventional works in international law, this book is organized and structured in terms of the process of decision making in the international arena, and refere.
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