International Law in the Post-Cold War World
Essays in Memory of Li Haopei
Edited by Wang Tieya, Sienho Yee
Published April 5th 2001 by Routledge – 560 pages
Centering on the theme of 'progressiveness', this powerful volume offers important new perspectives on the history, theory and practice of international law. Covering topics of great contemporary relevance such as the use of force, human rights and sovereignty, this book is of essential interest to lawyers, historians and political scientists.
'International Law in the Post-Cold War World is a powerful collection honoring a great jurist and presenting critical new perspectives on the backdrop of history, theory and practice in the evolution of international law.' - Virginia Journal of International Law
'As well as the diversity and complexity of the subjects covered, another striking feature of this book is the great warmth of the personal tributes paid to Prof. Li by many contributors. In its breadth and ambition, this book forms a fitting tribute to the memory of a distinguished scholar' - Netherlands ILR, Toby King, European Commission 2003
'As well as the diversity and complexity of the subjects covered, another striking feature of this book is the great warmth of the personal tributes paid to Prof. Li by many contributors. In its breadth and ambition, this book forms a fitting tribute to the memory of a distinguished scholar.' - Toby King - European Commission
Sienho Yee is currently a DPhil candidate at Oxford University. He has formerly been a judicial law clerk to Judges Li (ICTY) and Cowen (US, Third Circuit), tutor in PIL at Oxford colleges, visiting assistant Professor at Northwestern University, and counsel at the IMF. He is the author of various articles on PIL and constitutional law in Columbia LR, EJIL, ICLQ, German YIL, Max Planck YUNL.
Wang Tieya is Professor of International Law at Peking University, a member of the Committee on the Drafting of the Basic Law of the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong, Lecturer at the Hague Academy of International Law, and a member of l'Institut de Droit International and other learned societies. He is editor-in-chief of the Chinese Yearbook of International Law, and the author of numerous books and articles