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Routledge Research in International Law

The series offers a space for new and emerging scholars of international law to publish original arguments, as well as presenting alternative perspectives from more established names in international legal research. Works cover both the theory and practice of international law, presenting innovative analyses of the nature and state of international law itself as well as more specific studies within particular disciplines. The series will explore topics such as the changes to the international legal order, the processes of law-making and law-enforcement, as well as the range of actors in public international law. The books will take a variety of different methodological approaches to the subject including interdisciplinary, critical legal studies, feminist, and Third World approaches, as well as the sociology of international law. Looking at the past, present and future of international law the series reflects the current vitality and diversity of international legal scholarship.

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11-20 of 26 results in Routledge Research in International Law
  1. The ICJ and the Evolution of International Law

    The Enduring Impact of the Corfu Channel Case

    Edited by Karine Bannelier, Théodore Christakis, Sarah Heathcote

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    In 1949 the International Court of Justice (ICJ) handed down its first judgment in the Corfu Channel Case. In diffusing an early Cold War dispute, the Court articulated a set of legal principles which continue to shape our appreciation of the international legal order. Many of the issues dealt...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  2. International Organizations and the Idea of Autonomy

    Institutional Independence in the International Legal Order

    Edited by Richard Collins, Nigel D. White

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    International Organizations and the Idea of Autonomy is an exploratory text looking at the idea of intergovernmental organizations as autonomous international actors. In the context of concerns over the accountability of powerful international actors exercising increasing levels of legal and...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Self-Determination in the Post-9/11 Era

    By Elizabeth Chadwick

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    This book discusses the increasing tendency in certain government quarters to incorporate struggles by peoples for their self-determination into the wider anti-terrorist agenda of the post-9/11 era. This tendency distorts the laws of armed conflict and of peace alike. As inter-state anti-terrorist...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Changing Role of Nationality in International Law

    Edited by Serena Forlati, Alessandra Annoni

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    The book explores the current role of nationality from the point of view of international law, reassessing the validity of the ‘classical’, state-centered, approach to nationality in light of the ‘new’ role the human being is gradually acquiring within the international legal order. In this...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Reforming the UN Security Council Membership

    The illusion of representativeness

    By Sabine Hassler

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    This book comprehensively examines the different proposals put forward for reforming the UN Security Council by analysing their objectives and exploring whether the implementation of these proposals would actually create a representative and more effective Security Council. The book places the...

    Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  6. Threats of Force

    International Law and Strategy

    By Francis Grimal

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    Despite recent attempts by scholars to examine the absolute prohibition of threats of force under Article 2(4) of the UN Charter, threats remain a largely un-chartered area in international law when compared with actual uses of force. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach and utilising strategic...

    Published November 20th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Participants in the International Legal System

    Multiple Perspectives on Non-State Actors in International Law

    Edited by Jean d'Aspremont

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    The international legal system has weathered sweeping changes over the last decade as new participants have emerged. International law-making and law-enforcement processes have become increasingly multi-layered with unprecedented numbers of non-State actors, including individuals, insurgents,...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Right to Self-determination Under International Law

    “Selfistans,” Secession, and the Rule of the Great Powers

    By Milena Sterio

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    This book proposes a novel theory of self-determination; the Rule of the Great Powers. This book argues that traditional legal norms on self-determination have failed to explain and account for recent results of secessionist self-determination struggles. While secessionist groups like the East...

    Published November 4th 2012 by Routledge

  9. State Accountability under International Law

    Holding States Accountable for a Breach of Jus Cogens Norms

    By Lisa Yarwood

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    This book considers the extent to which States are held accountable for breaches of jus cogens norms under international law. The concept of State accountability is distinguished from the doctrine of State responsibility and refers to an ad hoc practice in international relations that seeks to...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Asian Approaches to International Law and the Legacy of Colonialism

    The Law of the Sea, Territorial Disputes and International Dispute Settlement

    Edited by Jin-Hyun Paik, Seok-Woo Lee, Kevin Y. L. Tan

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    The chapters in this volume address international legal issues impacted by the legacy of the Asian region’s historical experience with colonialism and its current standing in the international system. This volume provides a perspective on these issues from Asian legal scholars who have embarked on...

    Published September 3rd 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Cultural Diversity in International Law: The Effectiveness of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions
    Edited by Lilian Richieri Hanania
    To Be Published April 24th 2014
  2. Resisting United Nations Security Council Resolutions
    By Sufyan Droubi
    To Be Published April 29th 2014
  3. The Changing Nature of Customary International Law: Methods of Interpreting the Concept of Custom in International Criminal Tribunals
    By Noora Arajärvi
    To Be Published May 5th 2014
  4. Means of Transportation and Registration of Nationality: Transportation Registered by International Organizations
    By Vincent P. Cogliati-Bantz
    To Be Published June 14th 2014
  5. Justice for Victims before the International Criminal Court
    By Luke Moffett
    To Be Published June 25th 2014
  6. Asian Approaches to International Law and the Legacy of Colonialism: The Law of the Sea, Territorial Disputes and International Dispute Settlement
    Edited by Jin-Hyun Paik, Seok-Woo Lee, Kevin Y. L. Tan
    To Be Published June 26th 2014
  7. Incitement in International Law
    By Wibke K. Timmermann
    To Be Published August 3rd 2014
  8. International Law and Boundary Disputes in Africa
    By Gbenga Oduntan
    To Be Published October 14th 2014
  9. Technology and the Law on the Use of Force: New Security Challenges in the Twenty First Century
    By Jackson Maogoto
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  10. The Cuban Embargo under International Law: El Bloqueo
    By Nigel D. White
    To Be Published November 30th 2014

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