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Research handbook on the theory and history of international law by Alexander Orakhelashvili

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Published by Edward Elgar in Cheltenham, UK, Northampton, MA, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Methodology,
  • Research,
  • International law,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Alexander Orakhelashvili
SeriesResearch handbooks in international law, Research handbooks in international law series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKZ1234 .R47 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 543 p. ;
Number of Pages543
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25058795M
ISBN 101848443544
ISBN 109781848443549
LC Control Number2011924163
OCLC/WorldCa707460598

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This Handbook represents a big step towards a global history of international law. First, it notes that the Eurocentric story of international law is incomplete since it ignores the violence, ruthlessness, and arrogance which accompanied the dissemination of Western rules, and the destruction of other legal cultures which that dissemination caused. Research Handbooks in International Law series Edited by Alexander Orakhelashvili This pioneering Research Handbook, with contributions from renowned experts, provides a comprehensive scholarly framework for analyzing the theory and history of international law. This pioneering Research Handbook with contributions from renowned experts, provides a comprehensive scholarly framework for analyzing the theory and history of international law.. Given the multiplication of theoretical approaches over the last three decades, and attendant fragmentation of scholarly efforts, this edited collection presents a useful doctrinal platform that will help academics.   At that time international law was applied to ‘civilized nations’, namely to those states – essentially European, or of European descent and cultural background – that fulfilled a ‘standard of civilization’ 1 For an overall exposition of the history of international law in the 20th century see, e.g., Wilhelm G. Grewe, The Epochs of Author: Carlo Focarelli.

Research handbook on the theory and history of international law this edited collection presents a useful doctrinal platform that will help academics and students to see the theory and history of international law in its entirety, and to understand how interdependent various aspects of the theory and history of international law really are. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 v.: ill. Contents: Pt. I. The essence and development of International legal theory --The relevance of theory and history --the essence and origins of international law --Early --modern scholarship on international law --Natural law and the law of nations --The origins of consensual positivism. This Research Handbook will benefit scholars in the fields of international law, international relations, public and private law. Researchers will find the suggested future research avenues in this field invaluable whilst policy-makers and practitioners will gain fresh insights into topical issues concerning the regulation of cyberspace and of 5/5(1). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 26 cm. Contents: pt. I. The essence and development of international legal theory --The relevance of theory and history: the essence and origins of international law / Alexander Orakhelashvili --Early-modern scholarship on international law / Alain Wijffels --Natural law and the law of nations / Patrick Capps.

The Research Handbook addresses larger themes of feminism and international law that will interest international law and gender studies scholars as well as HDR students. Additionally, this exploration will prove to be an asset to UN and INGO networks, regional .   This research handbook affords an excellent introduction to the history of international law and an understanding of its theory from a historical perspective. It is one of the handbooks in Edward Elgar’s series on Research Handbooks in International Yale Law Library comprehensively collects the titles in this series which bear on international human rights, international. The Oxford Handbook of International Legal Theory provides an accessible and authoritative guide to the major thinkers, concepts, approaches, and debates that have shaped contemporary international legal theory. The Handbook features close to fifty original essays by leading international scholars from a wide range of traditions, nationalities, and perspectives, reflecting the richness and. Research Handbook in International Economic Law Edited by Andrew T. Guzman and Alan O. Sykes Research Handbook on International Human Rights Law Edited by Sarah Joseph and Adam McBeth Handbook of Research on International Consumer Law Edited by Geraint Howells, Iain Ramsay and Thomas Wilhelmsson with David Kraft.