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Problems and Process International Law and How We Use It

ISBN-10: 0198764103

ISBN-13: 9780198764106

Edition: 2000

Authors: Rosalyn 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 this subject.
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Book details

List price: $85.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/9/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Introduction
The nature and function of international law
Sources of international law: Provenance and problems
Participants in the international legal system
Allocating competence: Jurisdiction
Exceptions to jurisdictional competence: Immunities from suit and enforcement
Responding to individual needs: Human rights
Self determination
Natural resources and international norms
Accountability and liability: The law of state responsibility
The United Nations
Dispute settlement and the International Court of Justice
The role of national courts in the international legal process
Oiling the wheels of international law: Equity and proportionality
The individual use of force in international law
The use of force by the United Nations