Multiculturalism and International Law: Essays in Honour of Edward McWhinney

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Sienho Yee, Jacques-Yvan Morin
BRILL, Jan 1, 2009 - Law - 772 pages
This volume examines the role and influence of multiculturalism in general theories of international law; in the composition and functioning of international organizations such as the ICJ, the ILC, the UN, and the ICC; and in the progressive development of substantive international law regarding issues such as anti-terrorism, cultural identity, the Danish cartoons controversy, indigenous peoples, and cultural exemptions at the WTO. With Forewords from Boutros Boutros-Ghali and Shigeru Oda, this authoritative volume contains contributions from 36 distinguished scholars from every continent of the world tackling multiculturalism and international law an ever more topical issue in honour of, appropriately, Edward McWhinney, an eminent scholar who has spent a substantial part of his life promoting multiculturalism.
 

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Contents

I Multiculturalism and General Theories of International Law
1
II Multiculturalism and International Organizations and Courts
227
III Multiculturalism and the Progressive Development in Substantive International Law
429
Index
753
The Contributors
765
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Sienho Yee , University Professor and Chair of the Academic Committee, National Key Research Center, Wuhan University Institute of International Law, China;
Editor-in-Chief, Chinese Journal of International Law (Oxford; SSCI).

Jacques-Yvan Morin is Professeur émérite de l'Université de Montréal, member of l'Institut de Droit International, and former Associate Editor of the Canadian Yearbook of International Law, and founding editor of the Revue québécoise de droit international.

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