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Selfless intervention : exercising jurisdiction in the common interest

Selfless intervention : exercising jurisdiction in the common interest

Author: Cedric Ryngaert
Publisher: Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Should states intervene in situations outside of their own territory in order to safeguard or promote the common good? In this book, Cedric Ryngaert addresses this key question, looking at how the international law of state jurisdiction can be harnessed to serve interests common to the international community. The author inquires how the purpose of the law of jurisdiction may shift from protecting national interests  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ryngaert, Cedric.
Selfless Intervention : The Exercise of Jurisdiction in the Common Interest.
Oxford : Oxford University Press USA - OSO, ©2020
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cedric Ryngaert
ISBN: 9780192592705 019259270X 9780191886355 0191886351 9780192592712 0192592718
OCLC Number: 1176225279
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 233 pages)
Contents: International Law and Cosmopolitanism --
Selfless Intervention: The Promise of Unilateral Jurisdiction --
Selfless Jurisdiction and the National Interest: Between Cosmopolitanism and Parochialism --
Limitations to the Exercise of Prescriptive Jurisdiction in the Common Interest --
The Selfless Exercise of Jurisdiction to Protect Human Rights and the Environment --
Concluding Observations.
Responsibility: Cedric Ryngaert.


This book discusses under what conditions states can take unilateral action to promote the interests of the international community. It puts forward an argument in favour of unilateral action in the  Read more...


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