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International Law and International Relations

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ISBN-10: 0521861861

ISBN-13: 9780521861861

Edition: 2006

Authors: Beth A. Simmons, Richard H. Steinberg

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This volume is intended to help readers understand the relationship between international law and international relations (IL/IR). As a testament to this dynamic area of inquiry, new research on IL/IR is now being published in a growing list of traditional law reviews and disciplinary journals. The excerpted articles in this volume, all of which were first published in International Organization, represent some of the most important research since serious social science scholarship began in this area more than twenty years ago. They are important milestones toward making IL/IR a central concern of scholarly research in international affairs. The contributions cover some of the main topics of international affairs to provide readers with a range of theoretical perspectives, concepts, and heuristics that can be used to analyze the relationship between international law and international relations.
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Book details

List price: $112.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/9/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 776
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

Richard H. Steinberg is professor of law at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Contributors
Abstracts
Preface
Editors' Note
International Regimes Theory: Does Law Matter?
Structural Causes and Regime Consequences: Regimes as Intervening Variables (1982)
The Demand for International Regimes (1982)
Commitment and Compliance
Democratic States and Commitment in International Relations (1996)
On Compliance (1993)
Is the Good News About Compliance Good News About Cooperation? (1996)
Legalization and Its Limits
The Concept of Legalization (2000)
Legalized Dispute Resolution: Interstate and Transnational (2000)
Legalization, Trade Liberalization, and Domestic Politics: A Cautionary Note (2000)
Alternatives to "Legalization": Richer Views of Law and Politics (2001)
International Law and International Norms
Quasi-States, Dual Regimes, and Neoclassical Theory: International Jurisprudence and the Third World (1987)
Which Norms Matter? Revisiting the "Failure" of Internationalism (1997)
The Territorial Integrity Norm: International Boundaries and the Use of Force (2001)
Treaty Design and Dynamics
Why Are Some International Agreements Informal? (1991)
The Politics of Dispute Settlement Design: Explaining Legalism in Regional Trade Pacts (2000)
Loosening the Ties that Bind: A Learning Model of Agreement Flexibility (2001)
Driving with the Rearview Mirror: On the Rational Science of Institutional Design (2001)
The Dynamics of International Law: The Interaction of Normative and Operating Systems (2003)
Law and Legal Institutions
Europe Before the Court: A Political Theory of Legal Integration (1993)
The European Court of Justice, National Governments, and Legal Integration in the European Union (1998)
Other Substantive Areas of International Law
Security
Scraps of Paper? Agreements and the Durability of Peace (2003)
Trade
In the Shadow of Law or Power? Consensus-Based Bargaining and Outcomes in the GATT/WTO (2002)
Money
The Legalization of International Monetary Affairs (2000)
War Crimes
Constructing an Atrocities Regime: The Politics of War Crimes Tribunals (2001)
Human Rights
The Origins of Human Rights Regimes: Democratic Delegation in Postwar Europe (2000)
Environment
Regime Design Matters: Intentional Oil Pollution and Treaty Compliance (1994)
Intellectual Property
The Regime Complex for Plant Genetic Resources (2004)
References
Index