How Nations Behave: Law and Foreign Policy

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Columbia University Press, 1979 - Political Science - 400 pages
Previous edition, 1st, published in 1968.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
LAW AND INTERNATIONAL BEHAVIOR
9
The Role of Law and Its Limitations
12
The Politics of LawMaking
28
The Politics of Law Observance
39
Is It Law or Politics?
86
CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL FORCES AND INTERNATIONAL LAW
97
Law and Ideological Conflict in the Nuclear Age
100
The Politics of Economics The New International Economic Order
197
Remaking the Law of the Sea
210
Idealism and Ideology The Law of Human Rights
226
THE LAW IN OPERATION
239
Suez The Law Works Then Fails But Is Vindicated
248
The Law Fails The Case of Adolf Eichmann
267
The Laws Other Influences The Cuban Quarantine
277
Vietnam The Uncertain Trumpet of Uncertain Law
301

The Third World
117
Law and Force The United Nations Charter
133
The United Nations
163
THE QUEST FOR NEW LAW
187
Competing Agendas for New Law
190
CONCLUSION
311
Notes
339
Index
387
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Louis Henkin is University Professor Emeritus and Special Service Professor at Columbia University and is Chairman of the Directorate of the Center for the Study of Human Rights.

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