International Law: Norms, Actors, Process : a Problem-oriented Approach

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Aspen Publishers, 2010 - Law - 1044 pages
International Law: Norms, Actors, Process: A Problem-Oriented Approach , now in its Third Edition, uses an interdisciplinary approach and real-world problems to illustrate the law in action and encourage students to think more deeply about global events. Leading students from basic to advanced topics, this distinguished author team combines a discussion of doctrine with insights from political science and other fields to create a dynamic and contemporary study of International Law. A stimulating and manageable text for professors and students, International Law: Norms, Actors, Process: A Problem-Oriented Approach features: real-life problems that illustrate the reach and limit of the law in practice and engage students in the subject, with such topics as war crimes extraterritorial jurisdiction climate change comprehensive, timely, and balanced coverage that focuses on traditional and non-traditional law making processes, including the roles of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), corporations, government officials and international bodies a flexible and logical organization a concise introduction to the history of international law a wealth of interdisciplinary materials a clear and straightforward writing style a detailed Teacher's Manual with sample syllabus an author website that provides additional documents, updates, and related links Updated throughout, the Third Edition provides: expanded coverage of counter-terrorism strategies international decisions addressing the legality of Security Council sanctions recent US Supreme Court cases deciding on the effect of international treaties in US domestic law Taking the problem approach one step further--using compelling real-life problems--authors Jeffrey L. Dunoff, Steven R. Ratner, and David Wippman offer an exciting pedagogical approach that is as engaging as it is informative. *Teacher's Manuals are a professional courtesy offered to professors only. For more information or to request a copy, please contact Aspen Publishers at 800-950-5259 or

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Rosa Brooks is a Professor at Georgetown University Law Center and an Associate Professor at the University of Virginia School of Law. She is a consultant for the Human Rights Watch and for the President's Office at the Open Society Institute. She was on the Board of Directors for Amnesty International USA from 2002 3 and a Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Kennedy School of Government from 2000 1. She also worked for the US Department of State as a Senior Advisor in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor. Brooks is a weekly columnist for The Los Angeles Times. She has written articles for The Washington Post and Harpers and published in scholarly journals such as The University of Chicago Law Review, Michigan Law Review, Georgetown Law Review and The Yale Journal of Law and Feminism.

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