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Introduction to Contemporary International Law A Policy-Oriented Perspective

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ISBN-10: 0300084773

ISBN-13: 9780300084771

Edition: 2nd 2000

Authors: Lung-Chu Chen

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This text applies a policy-oriented perspective, that views law not as a fixed set of rules, but as an ongoing process of decision-making through which the members of the world community secure their common interests.
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Book details

List price: $44.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 10/11/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.18" wide x 9.21" long x 1.24" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
International Law in a Policy-Oriented Perspective
Nation-States
International Governmental Organizations
Nongovernmental Organizations and Associations
The Individual
Minimum Order and Optimum Order
Establishment of and Access to Arenas of Authority
Control over Territory
Control and Use of the Sea
Control and Use of Other Resources
Control of People: Nationality and Movement
Protection of People: From Alien Rights to Human Rights
Vertical Allocation of Authority
Horizontal Allocation of Authority
The Diplomatic Instrument
International Agreements
The Ideological Instrument
The Economic Instrument
The Military Instrument
The Intelligence Function
The Promoting Function
The Prescribing (Lawmaking) Function
The Invoking Function
The Applying Function
The Terminating Function
The Appraising Function
Responsibility of States
Succession of States
Toward a World Community of Human Dignity
Notes
Suggested Readings
Tables of Treaties
Index