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Author Armstrong, J. D. (James David), 1945-
Title International law and international relations / David Armstrong, Theo Farrell, and Hélène Lambert.
Publication Info. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition 2nd ed.
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 Law Library  KZ 3410 .A77 2012    CHECKED IN
Description x, 353 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Themes in international relations.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-346) and index.
Contents Part I. The foundations -- The nature of international law -- The evolution of international law -- Three lenses : realism, liberalism, constructivism -- Part II. The Law in World Politics -- Use of force -- Human rights -- International crimes -- International trade -- The environment -- Part III. Conclusions -- Law and power in an evolving world order.
Summary "In this fully updated and revised edition, the authors explore the evolution, nature and function of international law in world politics and situate international law in its historical and political context. They propose three interdisciplinary 'lenses' (realist, liberal and constructivist) through which to view the role of international law in world politics and suggest that the concept of an international society provides the overall context within which international legal developments occur. These theoretical perspectives offer different ways of looking at international law in terms of what it is, how it works and how it changes. Topics covered include the use of force, international crimes, human rights, international trade and the environment. The new edition also contains more material on non-western perspectives, international institutions and non-state actors and a new bibliography. Each chapter features discussion questions and guides to further reading"--Provided by publisher.
Subject International law.
International relations.
Added Author Farrell, Theo, 1967-
Lambert, Hélène.
ISBN 9781107648241 (pbk.)
1107648246 (pbk.)
9781107011069 (hbk.)
110701106X (hbk.)
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