International Organizations and their Exercise of Sovereign Powers

Paperback | April 22, 2007

byDan SarooshiAs told byRosalyn Higgins

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This book considers the exercise of sovereign powers by international organizations that include the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, and the European Union in order to answer fundamental questions about the relationship between an international organization and its Member States.In their membership of international organizations, States must confer some of their sovereign powers upon those organizations. In this book, Sarooshi develops a three-tiered typology of conferrals which ranges from agency relationships, to delegations of authority, to full transfers of power. Thelegal aspects of these conferrals are examined, and their implications for the growing importance of international organizations in international relations are assessed.

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This book considers the exercise of sovereign powers by international organizations that include the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, and the European Union in order to answer fundamental questions about the relationship between an international organization and its Member States.In their membership of international organi...

Dan Sarooshi is Professor of International Law at the University of Oxford, where he is a Fellow of the Queen's College
Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.39 inPublished:April 22, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019922577X

ISBN - 13:9780199225774

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ForewordPresident and Judge Rosalyn Higgins: Table of casesIntroduction1:. International Organizations as a Forum for the Contestation of Sovereign Powers2:. The Processes by which States Confer Powers on International Organizations3:. Conferrals by States of Powers on International Organizations: A Typology4:. Agency relationships between States and International Organizations5:. The Delegation of Powers to International Organizations6:. The Ceding of Powers to International Organizations7:. Measures a State can Take Against an International Organization on which it has Conferred PowersConcluding RemarksBibliographyIndex

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