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Legitimacy and Legality in International Law An Interactional Account

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ISBN-10: 0521706831

ISBN-13: 9780521706834

Edition: 2010

Authors: Stephen J. Toope, Jutta Brunn�e

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List price: $67.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/5/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 436
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Table of Cases
Table of Treaties
Preface
Introduction
An interactional account: the hard work of international law
IR theory and legal obligation
Interactional theory and its application
An interactional theory of international legal obligation
Introduction
Fuller's legal theory
Fuller and international law
Conclusion
Shared understandings: the underpinnings of law
Introduction
Shared understandings in international society: the contribution of IR
Shared understandings and interactional law
Diversity and power in international society
Conclusion
Interactional law and compliance: law's hidden power
Introduction
Interactional obligation and compliance distinguished
The role of obligation
Promoting compliance: lessons from interactional law
Conclusion
Climate change: building a global legal regime
Introduction
The global climate regime: key features and evolution
Shared understandings
Criteria of legality
Practice of legality
The Copenhagen Accord
Conclusion
Torture: undermining normative ambition
Introduction
Shared understandings
The prohibition on torture and the criteria of legality
Prohibiting torture and the practice of legality
Conclusion
The use of force: normative ebb and flow
Introduction
The prohibition on the use of force
Exceptions to the prohibition on the use of force
Conclusion
Conclusion
Shared understandings
Adherence to the criteria of legality
Continuous practice: the hard work of international law
Interactional international law: what we do not claim
Implications for international law-makers
Bibliography
Index