Franklin

Asian approaches to international law and the legacy of colonialism : the law of the sea, territorial disputes and international dispute settlement / edited by Jin-Hyun Paik, Seok-Woo Lee and Kevin Y.L. Tan.

Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon [U.K.] ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
Series:
Routledge Research in International Law
Routledge research in international law
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (360 p.)
Subjects:
Territory, National -- Asia.
Territorial waters -- Asia.
Boundary disputes -- Asia.
International law -- Asia.
Economic zones (Law of the sea) -- Asia.
Continental shelf -- Law and legislation -- Asia.
Colonies (International law) -- Asia -- History.
Arbitration (International law).
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
"Since the conclusion of World War II, the legacy of militarism and colonialism in areas of Asia has left many unresolved conflicts, dividing parts of the region. This legacy has also contributed to the discourse of contemporary legal issues in the region, including territorial disputes, human rights, the environment, state responsibility, and international trade among others. This volume addresses salient international legal issues that flowed from the legacy of the region's historical experience with colonialism. The book specifically addresses topics including territorial boundary disputes, the law of the sea and maritime delimitation, international law and colonialism, responsibility to protect and international dispute resolution. This volume provides perspectives on these issues from prominent Asian legal scholars who analyze and discuss various ways in which international law and the international legal process can aid the resolution of these issues relevant to the region"-- Provided by publisher.
"The chapters in this volume address several salient international legal issues impacted by the legacy of the Asian region's historical experience with colonialism and its current standing in the international system. This volume will provide a perspective on these issues from Asian legal scholars who have embarked on an analysis and discussion of the various ways in which international law and the international legal process can resolve these issues in a manner that is appropriate for the region. The book examines the interconnection between diverse topics, such as current territorial disputes over maritime areas (which includes disputes over maritime delimitation) and the scope of exclusive economic zones in East and Southeast Asia, both of which are aspects of some of the critical political, economic, and legal issues presently confronting the region. These territorial and maritime disputes are partially due to the geography of the region, but the editors make a convincing argument for the genesis of these disputes being rooted in the legacy of the region's colonial past; a legacy which has confounded attempts at resolution of these disputes and still deeply influences international relations in the region. Asian Approaches to International Law and the Legacy of Colonialism will be of particular interest to academics and students of International Law, Maritime Law and Asian Studies"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Table of cases; Notes on contributors; Preface; 1 Globalization and international adjudication; 2 Procedural and evidentiary innovations in the judgment of the International Court of Justice in the Oil Platforms Case (November 2003); 3 Nullity and validity: challenges to territorial and boundary judgments and awards; 4 The role of history in international territorial dispute settlement: the Pedra Branca Case (Singapore v Malaysia); 5 Analysis of Korea's sovereignty claim over the Gando/Jiandao area in China under international law
6 Implications of the border regime between North Korea and China7 From the era of colonialism to globalization: making rules in the GATT/WTO; 8 Responsibility to protect ('R2P'); Index
Notes:
Includes index.
Contributor:
Paek, Chin-hyon.
Tan, Kevin.
Yi, Sog-u, 1967-
ISBN:
1-283-60553-8
9786613917980
1-136-22382-7
0-203-09768-8
OCLC:
815389214
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203097687 doi
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