Globalization is the phenomenon of our times. In almost every area of human activity, the international interconnectedness of peoples, institutions, states and systems is increasing exponentially-whether the activities are economic, social, cultural, technological, environmental or political. This book examines the impact of globalization upon the rule of law, a fundamental value within liberal democratic sovereign states.
The authors collected here provide an ion-depth and innovative analysis of the challenges globalization presents to both national and international law. Diverse areas of interaction are investigated including:
· National sovereignty
· International economic transactions
· Global capital flows
· Human rights
· Humanitarian intervention
· The role of the military
This book will be of interest to students and researchers of international law and globalization.