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The new terrain of international law : courts, politics, rights

Author: Karen J Alter
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2014
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In 1989, when the Cold War ended, there were six permanent international courts. Today there are more than two dozen that have collectively issued over thirty-seven thousand binding legal rulings. The New Terrain of International Law charts the developments and trends in the creation and role of international courts, and explains how the delegation of authority to international judicial institutions influences  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen J Alter
ISBN: 9780691154749 0691154740 9780691154756 0691154759
OCLC Number: 900163415
Awards: Winner of American Society of International Law Certificate of Merit for a Preeminent Contribution to Creative Scholarship 2015
Commended for ISA International Organisation Section Chadwick F. Alger Prize 2015
Description: xxvi, 450 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations ix Case Study Index xi Preface xv List of Abbreviations xxv PART I: Delegating Authority to International Courts, a Global View 1 Chapter 1: The New Terrain of International Law: Courts, Politics, Rights 3 Chapter 2: International Courts Altering Politics 32 Chapter 3: The New International Courts 68 Chapter 4: World History and the Evolving International Judiciary 112 PART II: International Courts in Action 161 Chapter 5: International Dispute Settlement 163 Chapter 6: International Administrative Review 199 Chapter 7: International Law Enforcement 244 Chapter 8: International Constitutional Review 282 PART III: Courts, Politics, Rights 333 Chapter 9: International Courts and Democratic Politics 335 Chapter Appendixes 367 Legal Cases Index and Citations 401 Court Treaty Bibliography and Litigation Data Sources 407 Bibliography of Cited Works 415 Index 441
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