The Oxford Handbook of the Theory of International Law

Hardcover | June 13, 2016

EditorAnne Orford, Florian Hoffmann, Martin Clark

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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 more than fifty original essays by leading internationalscholars from a wide range of traditions, nationalities, and perspectives, reflecting the richness and diversity of this dynamic field. The collection explores key questions and debates in international legal theory, offers new intellectual histories for the discipline, and provides fresh interpretations of significant historical figures, texts, and theoretical approaches. It provides a much-needed map of the field of internationallegal theory, and a guide to the main themes and debates that have driven theoretical work in international law. The Handbook will be an indispensable reference work for students, scholars, and practitioners seeking to gain an overview of current theoretical debates about the nature, function,foundations, and future role of international law.

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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 more than fifty original essays by leading internationalscholars from a wide range of traditions, natio...

Anne Orford is the Michael D Kirby Chair of International Law and Australian Research Council Future Fellow at Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne. Florian Hoffman is the Franz Haniel Chair of Public Policy and Director at the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, University of Erfurt. Martin Clark is a Research Fellow and ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1000 pagesPublished:June 13, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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IntroductionInternational law: theory and practiceAnne Orford and Florian Hoffmann: Part I: Histories1. Matthew Craven: Theorising the Turn to History in International Law2. Randall Lesaffer: Roman Law and the Intellectual History of International Law3. Martti Koskenniemi: Transformations of Natural Law: Germany 1648-18154. Martine Julia Van Ittersum: Hugo Grotius: The Making of a Founding Father of International Law5. Emmanuelle Tourme-Jouannet: The Critique Of Classical Thought During the Interwar Period: Vattel And Van Vollenhoven6. Umut Ozsu: The Ottoman Empire, the Origins of Extraterritoriality, and International Legal Theory7. Teemu Ruskola: China in the Age of the World Picture8. Antony Anghie: Imperialism And International Legal Theory9. Monica Garcia-Salmones: Early Twentieth Century Positivism Revisited10. Jochen von Bersnstorff: Hans Kelsen and the Return of Universalism11. Robert Howse: Schmitt, Schmitteanism and contemporary international legal theory12. Deborah Whitehall: Hannah Arendt and International Legal Theory13. Lauri Malksoo: International Legal Theory in Russia: A Civilizational Perspective, or Can Individuals be Subjects of International Law?Part II: Approaches14. Geoff Gordon: Natural Law in International Legal Theory: Linear and Dialectical Presentations15. Robert Knox: Marxist theories of International Law16. Oliver Jutersonke: Realist approaches to International Law17. Oliver Kessler: Constructivist Approaches to International Law18. Peter Goodrich: International Law and the Visual19. Samantha Besson: Moral Philosophy and International Law20. Jorg Kammerhofer: International Legal Positivism21. Hengameh Saberi: Yale's Policy Science and International Law: Between the Scylla of Legal Formalism and the Charybdis of Policy Conceptualism22. Dan Danielsen: International Law and Economics: Letting Go of 'the Normal' in Pursuit of an Ever-Elusive Real23. Daniel Joyce: Liberal Internationalism24. Dianne Otto: Feminist Approaches to International Law25. Wouter Werner and Geoff Gordon: Kant, Cosmopolitanism, and International Law26. Benedict Kingsbury, Megan Donaldson And Rodrigo Vallejo: Global Administrative Law And Deliberative DemocracyPart III: Regimes and Doctrines27. Jean d'Aspremont: Towards a New Theory of Sources in International Law28. Gerry Simpson: Something to do With States29. Rose Parfitt: Theorising Recognition and International Personality30. Gregor Noll: Theorising Jurisdiction31. Jan Klabbers: Theorizing International Organisations32. Fleur Johns: Theorizing The Corporation In International Law33. Dino Kritsiotis: Theorising International Law and the Resort to Force34. Ben Golder: Theorising Human Rights35. Anne Orford: Theorizing Free Trade36. Sarah Nouwen: International Criminal Law: Theory All Over The Place37. Frederic Megret: Theorising The Laws of War38. Vasuki Nesiah: Theorising Transitional Justice: Cashing in the Blue Chips39. Stephen Humphreys and Yoriko Otomo,: Theorising International Environmental Law40. Kerry Rittich: Theorising International Law and Development41. Outi Korhonen And Toni Selkala: Theorizing Responsibility In International Law42. Horatia Muir Watt: Theorising Private International Law43. Chantal Thomas: Theorizing Transnational Migration: Reflections On A CrisisPart IV: Debates44. Reut Paz: Religion, Secularism and International Law45. Thomas Skouterist: The Idea of Progress46. Florian Hoffmann: International Legalism and International Politics47. Jason Beckett: Creating Poverty48. Anne Peters: Fragmentation and Constitutionalisation