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Transnational Legality: Stateless Law and International Arbitration

Thomas Schultz


What should we call law when it is not the law of one or several states? Does it actually matter what we call law? How can we take into account the consequences of calling something law when we shape the concept of law in the first place? How does international arbitration help to illustrate the problem? This book is an investigation into stateless law, illustrated by international arbitration regimes. It addresses key philosophical questions posed by international arbitration as a potential path to law beyond the state. It ascertains which dimensions of transnational legality arbitral regimes ... More

Keywords: law, concept of law, international arbitration, transnational legality arbitral regimes, legal positivism, rule of law, territory, transnational regimes

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199641956
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641956.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas Schultz, author
Reader, King's College, London