International Law: Norms, Actors, Process : a Problem-oriented Approach
Instructors want to explore the processes of international lawmaking through an interdisciplinary approach and problem pedagogy will welcome this new casebook from an outstanding author team.
The authors lead students from fundamental to sophisticated topics, through 14 chapters organized into six parts:Introduction to International Law and LawmakingParticipants in the International Legal ProcessThe Interaction of International and Domestic LawThe Protection of Human DignityInterdependence and Integration: the Challenge of Collective Action ProblemsChallenges to International Law
In addition to its emphasis on lawmaking and decisionmaking in the international arena, this new casebook is distinguished by its:excellent authorship; all three contributors are distinguished young scholars known for the quality of their writingproblem approach, using real-life examples to illustrate key topics such as state formation (the former Yugoslavia), corporations as international legal actors (the apparel industry in developing states), constructing an environmental regime (protecting ozone layer), the tensions between trade and environmental politics (the tuna-dolphin problem), and responding to uses of force (the Gulf War)emphasis on the creation of implementation, and interpretation of international normsinterdisciplinary materials, incorporating perspectives from economics, political science, and critical and feminist legal studiescoverage of cutting-edge topics, including International Criminal Law; Environmental Law and regulation, and trade and investmentuse of maps, photographs, and other visual material to enliven the textmanageable length, well-suited to an upper-level course
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