Problems and Process: International Law and How We Use It

Paperback | August 1, 1995

byRosalyn Higgins

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Based upon the revised text of her Hague Academy lectures, Professor Higgins presents an original and thought-provoking study of the nature and processes of international law, and reveals the complex relationship between legal norms and the policy objectives which lie at the heart of thissubject.

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Based upon the revised text of her Hague Academy lectures, Professor Higgins presents an original and thought-provoking study of the nature and processes of international law, and reveals the complex relationship between legal norms and the policy objectives which lie at the heart of thissubject.

Rosalyn Higgins QC is also author of UN Peacekeeping 1946-1967: Documents and Commentary (OUP, vols 3 and 4 still in print, 1981)

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.71 inPublished:August 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198764103

ISBN - 13:9780198764106

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Table of Contents

Introduction1. The nature and function of international law2. Sources of international law: Provenance and problems3. Participants in the international legal system4. Allocating competence: Jurisdiction5. Exceptions to jurisdictional competence: Immunities from suit and enforcement6. Responding to individual needs: Human rights7. Self determination8. Natural resources and international norms9. Accountability and liability: The law of state responsibility10. The United Nations11. Dispute settlement and the International Court of Justice12. The role of national courts in the international legal process13. Oiling the wheels of international law: Equity and proportionality14. The individual use of force in international law15. The use of force by the United Nations

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`'a powerful stimulus for a fresh look at the manifold problems currently besetting the international community.''Millennium Journal