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Is International Law International?

Anthea Roberts


Is International Law International? takes the reader on a sweeping tour of the international legal academy to reveal some of the patterns of difference, dominance, and disruption that belie international law’s claim to universality. Both revealing and challenging, confronting and engaging, this book is a must-read for any international lawyer, particularly in a world of shifting geopolitical power. Pulling back the curtain on the “divisible college of international lawyers,” the author shows how international lawyers in different states, regions, and geopolitical groupings are often subject to ... More

Keywords: international law, difference, dominance, disruption, geopolitical, power, Western, multipolarity, Anglo-American

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190696412
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190696412.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anthea Roberts, author
Associate Professor, School of Regulation and Global Governance, Australian National University