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The Role of Law in International Politics: Essays in International Relations and International Law

Michael Byers


This book contains original essays by eighteen of the world's leading scholars and practitioners of international relations and international law. Together they address the highly topical question of the role that international law plays in international politics at the turn of the century. Both theoretical and political in its scope, it examines the character of international rules and norms, the way in which they develop, and how they affect political decision-making in a variety of contexts including international peace and security, international economic relations, international human rig ... More

Keywords: international law, international peace, security, economic relations, human rights, development, environment

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Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780199244027
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244027.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Byers, editor
Associate Professor at Duke University Law School
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