International Law (Sage Library of International Relations)

International Law (Sage Library of International Relations)

By: Beth A. Simmons (editor)Hardback

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The role of law in world politics has become a major part of the study of international relations in the last fifteen years. This six-volume set brings together in a single source articles that reflect the spectrum of theoretical and empirical work on International Law in the social sciences. Together they address the central questions about the necessity, development and role of International Law: How do international norms and rules about behavior develop? Do they influence important aspects of interactions among states and other entities? How do they condition international politics?Part 1 covers: approaches to the study of international law history and background, realism and international law, constructivist and normative approaches; legalization and judicialization. Part 2 covers: international law and international relations: the conceptual terrain sovereignty, international and domestic settings institutional design, compliance, adjudication democracies and international law. Part 3 covers: issue areas; economic and property rights; cooperation; security; use of force; and the laws of war; human rights; humanitarian intervention and war crimes.

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Beth Simmons is a Professor of Government at Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts. Previous positions include Assistant Professor at Duke University (Durham, North Carolina) and Associate Professor at the University of California at Berkeley. Her research interests include international law, international human rights, and international political economy. She is author of Who Adjusts? Domestic Sources of Foreign Economic Policy During the Interwar Years, 1924-1939 (1995), and is currently working on a book length manuscript on compliance with international human rights obligations. She is a co-editor of the SAGE Handbook of International Relations (2002).


PART ONE - Approaches to the Study of International Law History and Background The Role of International Law During the Period of Liberalism and Imperialism - Gerhart Niemeyer The Variety of International Rules - Anthony Clark Arend International Relations and International Law: Two Optics - Robert O Keohane Realism and International Law The Main Problems of International Law - Hans J Morgenthau The Image of Law in International Relations - Martti Koskenniemi, Carl Schmitt and Hans Morgenthau International Law and International Order - Hedley Bull Power and International Law - Michael Byers Customary International Law - Jack L Goldsmith and Eric A Posner Moral and Legal Rhetoric in International Relations: A Rational Choice Perspective - Jack L Goldsmith and Eric A Posner Rational Functionalist Approaches Rational Choice and Functionalist Explanations - Robert O. Keohane A Functional Theory of International Regimes - Robert O. Keohane Constructivist and Normative Approaches Introduction - Christian Reus-Smit How do Norms Matter? - Friedrich V Kratochwil Toward a Theory of International Relations: Some Conceptual and Measurement Issues - Gary Goertz and Paul F Diehl Explaining the Strategic Behavior of States: International Law as System Structure - Stephen A Kocs Legitimacy in the International System - Thomas M Franck Legalization and Judicialization The Concept of Legalization - Kenneth W Abbott, Robert O Keohane, Andrew Moravcsik, Anne-Marie Slaughter and Duncan Snidal Judicialization and the Construction of Governance - Alec Stone Sweet PART TWO - International Law and International Relations - the Conceptual Terrain Sovereignty Sovereignty and Its Discontents - Stephen D Krasner A New Sovereignty Regime - Robert H Jackson Who is Sovereign? - Richard H Steinberg International Integration and Democracy: No Love at First Sight - Eric Stein International and Domestic Settings International Law and Domestic Institutions: Reconciling North American "Unfair" Trade Laws - Judith Goldstein Domestic Politics and International Resources: What Role for International Law? - Eyal Benvenisti The European Union's Legal System and Domestic Policy: Spillover or Backlash? - Karen J Alter How Do International Institutions Matter? The Domestic Impact of International Rules and Norms - Andrew P Cortell and James W Davis, Jr. How International Human Rights Law Affects Domestic Law - Roger S Clark International Commitment and Domestic Politics: A Note on the Maastricht Case - Ralph Rotte Democracies and International Law International Law in a World of Liberal States - Anne-Marie Slaughter Do Liberal States Behave Better? A Critique of Slaughter's Liberal Theory - Jose E Alvarez Democratic States and Commitment in International Relations - Kurt Taylor Gaubatz The Argument in a Nutshell - Charles Lipson Uniting for Peace?: Democracies and United Nations Peace Operations after the Cold War - James H Lebovic PART THREE - Institutions and Theories of Compliance International Design The Design of International Agreements - Andrew T Guzman The Politics of Dispute Settlement Design: Explaining Legalism in Regional Trade Pacts - James McCall Smith Contracting around International Uncertainty - Barbara Korremenos The Optimal Design of International Trade Institutions: Uncertainty and Escape - B Peter Rosendorff and Helen V Milner Compliance Compliance with International Agreements - Beth A Simmons International Law, International Relations and Compliance - Kal Raustiala and Anne-Marie Slaughter Is the Good News about Compliance Good News about Cooperation? - George W Downs, David M Rocke and Peter N Barsoom Reputation, Compliance and International Law - George W Downs and Michael A Jones Compliance and Post-Agreement Bargaining - Christer Joensson and Jonas Tallberg Introduction: Law and compliance at different levels - Michael Zuern Contested Compliance: Interventions on the Normative Structure of World Politics - Antje Wiener Adjudication Toward a Theory of Effective Supranational Adjudication - Lawrence R Helfer and Anne-Marie Slaughter Capacity, Commitment, and Compliance: International Institutes and Territorial Disputes - Beth A Simmons European before the Court: A Political Theory if Legal Integration - Anne-Marie Burley and Walter Mattli The European Court of Justice, National Governments, and Legal Integration in the European Union - Geoffrey Garrett, R Daniel Kelemen and Heiner Schulz Private Justice in a Global Economy: From Litigation to Arbitration - Walter Mattli Law, politics, and international governance - Wayne Sandholtz and Alec Stone Sweet How International is "International" Law? - Kurt Taylor Gaubatz and Matthew MacArthur Trials and Errors: Principle and Pragmatism in Strategies of International Justice - Jack Snyder and Leslie Vinjamuri PART FOUR - Issue Areas Economic and Property Rights Cooperation In the Shadow of Law or Power? Consensus-Based Bargaining and Outcomes in the GATT/WTO - Richard H Steinberg To Settle of Empanel? An Empirical Analysis of Litigation and Settlement at the World Trade Organization - Andrew Guzman and Beth A Simmons Developing Countries as Plaintiffs and Defendants in GATT/WTO Trade Disputes - Chad P Bown International Law and State Behavior: Commitment and Compliance in International Monetary Affairs - Beth A Simmons Moments in law: contestation and settlement in the history of intellectual property - Susan Sell and Christopher May Making Rules for Governing Global Commons: The Case of Deep-Sea Mining - Thomas Braeuninger and Thomas Koenig Security, Use of Force, and the Laws of War The Territorial Integrity Norm: International Boundaries and the Use of Force - Mark W Zacher International Legal Norms and the Preservation of Peace, 1820-1964: Some Evidence and Bivariate Relationships - Charles W Kegley and Gregory A Raymond The Collapse of Consent: Is a Legalist Use-of-Force Regime Possible? - Michael J Glennon The Laws of War, Common Conjectures, and Legal Systems in International Politics - James D Morrow The New Law of War: Legitimizing Hi-Tech and Infrastructural Violence - Thomas W Smith Which Norms Matter? Revisiting the "Failure" of Internationalism - Jeffrey W Legro Scraps of Paper? Agreements and Durability of Peace - Virginia Page Fortna Human Rights, Humanitarian Intervention and War Crimes Reevaluating Alliance Reliability: Specific Threats, Specific Promises - Brett Ashley Leeds, Andrew G Long and Sara McLaughlin Mitchell The Origins of Human Rights Regimes: Democratic Delegation in Postwar Europe - Andrew Moravcsik Sovereignty Relinquished? Explaining Commitment to the International Human Rights Covenants, 1966-1999 - Wade M Cole Do Human Rights Treaties Make a Difference? - Oona A Hathaway The socialization of international human rights norms into domestic human practices: introduction - Thomas Risse and Kathryn Sikkink International Relations Theory, International Law, and the Regime Governing Atrocities in Internal Conflicts - Kenneth W Abbott Victor's Justice or the Law? Judging and Punishing at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia - James Meernik Explaining the International Criminal Court: A "Practice Test" for Rationalist and Constructivist Approaches - Caroline Fehl Environment Compliance with International Treaties: Lessons from International Oil Pollution - Ronald B Mitchell Getting Countries to Comply with International Agreements - Edith Brown Weiss and Harold K Jacobsen Measuring the Effectiveness of International Environmental Regimes - Carsten Helm and Detlef Sprinz Trade-Environment Negotiations in the EU, NAFTA, and WTO: Regional Trajectories of Rule Development - Richard H Steinberg

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  • publication date: 23/04/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412912556
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 2304
  • ID: 9781412912556
  • ISBN10: 1412912555

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