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International Arbitration and Global Governance: Contending Theories and Evidence

Walter Mattli and Thomas Dietz


Most literature on international arbitration is practice-oriented, technical, promotional, and largely serves as expansion of practice and advertisement. Outside analyses by non-participants are rare. This book steps away from this tradition to reflect upon international arbitration as a form of global governance, thus contributing to a growing literature on the profound economic, legal, and political transformation in which key governance functions are increasingly exercised by a new constellation that includes actors other than national public authorities. Leading scholars from law and the s ... More

Keywords: international arbitration, global governance, private courts, global private authority

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780198716723
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716723.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Walter Mattli, editor
Professor of International Political Economy, Fellow of St. John's College, Department of Politics and International Relations, Oxford University

Thomas Dietz, editor
Assistant Professor in Politics and Law, University of Muenster