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The power and purpose of international law [electronic resource] : insights from the theory and practice of enforcement / Mary Ellen O'Connell.

Author/Creator:
O'Connell, Mary Ellen, 1958-
Publication:
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (741 p.)
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Subjects:
International law.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The world is going through another important transition. International institutions have unquestionably been weakened as the United States works to sort through complicated issues such as the Afghan and Iraq wars, the use of torture and secret detention, Guantanamo, climate change, and nuclear proliferation. In recent memory, top Bush Administration advisers have spoken and written about the powerlessness of international law and its irrelevance-or worse-for the United States. The worldwide public needs and deserves a more accurate account. In The Power and Purpose of International Law, Mary E
Contents:
Classical enforcement theory
Compliance theory
New classical enforcement theory
Unilateral armed measures
Collective armed measures
Unilateral countermeasures
Collective countermeasures
International court enforcement
National court enforcement.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-19-987110-8
1-282-73091-6
9786612730917
0-19-970919-X
OCLC:
405596416