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A Liberal Theory of International Law

Anne Marie Slaughter

A Liberal Theory of International Law

by Anne Marie Slaughter

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Published by Oxford University Press .
Written in English


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Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL10133641M
ISBN 100195172086
ISBN 109780195172089

Liberal theory synonyms, Liberal theory pronunciation, Liberal theory translation, English dictionary definition of Liberal theory. n. 1. The state or quality of being liberal. government by law with the consent of the governed, and protection from arbitrary authority. liberal international relations and international law theories for. Book Description. This book proposes a theory of toleration wherein liberal democracies peacefully co-exist with non-democratic societies. It conceptualises international toleration in a way that is both faithful to the liberal tradition and at the same time explains why we should accept some nonliberal and non-democratic political communities as members in good standing in international society.

international regime studies emerged as a reaction to inadequacies of the concepts of authority, international order and organization. Over more than half a century, the dominant IR paradigm, between classical realism and now neo-realism, has been realism (Kuhn, ), Both realist approaches have been skeptical of international by: 2. Get this from a library! A liberal theory of international justice. [Andrew Altman; Christopher Heath Wellman] -- This text advances a novel theory of international justice that combines the orthodox liberal notion that the lives of individuals are what ultimately matter morally with the putatively antiliberal.

About Liberal Criminal Theory. This book celebrates Andreas (Andrew) von Hirsch's pioneering contributions to liberal criminal theory. He is particularly noted for reinvigorating desert-based theories of punishment, for his development of principled normative constraints on the enactment of criminal laws, and for helping to bridge the gap between Anglo-American and German criminal law scholarship. THE HISTORY AND THEORY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW General Editors Heller’s book does defend an absolutist conception of sovereignty. But it does so by show that the rule of law is a liberal sham. In doing so, Heller approached the understanding of international law that Lauterpacht set.


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A Liberal Theory of International Justice advances a novel theory of international justice that combines the orthodox liberal notion that the lives of individuals are what ultimately matter morally with the putatively antiliberal idea of an irreducibly collective right of by: A Liberal Theory of International Law by Anne-Marie Slaughter* I begin with several disclaimers.

First, note the title. I wish to propose a liberal theory of international law. There are many possible theories derived from or based on liberal political philosophy, ideology or international relations (IR) theory; mine is only one.

It is based on a. A Liberal Theory of International Justice advances a novel theory of international justice that combines the orthodox liberal notion that the lives of individuals are what ultimately matter morally with the putatively antiliberal idea of an irreducibly collective right of self-governance.

A Liberal Theory of International Law book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(2). Theory”) considers the contribution of liberal theory to policy, as well as to conceptual and normative, analyses of international law. A I. Liberal Theories of International Relations The central liberal question about international law and politics is: who governs.

Liberals assume that states are embedded in a transnational society comprised ofFile Size: KB. Bittman, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 1 The Classical Liberal Legacy—Patriarchal Antipatriarchalism.

Classical liberal theory is one of the constitutive elements of modern society. Liberal political ideas emerged against the background of the collapse of the feudal social A Liberal Theory of International Law book and the emergence of a society based on market relations.

Common Law and Liberal Theory: Coke, Hobbes, and the Origins of American Constitutionalism [James R. Stoner Jr.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. James Stoner's purpose is an ambitious one: to recover the common law basis of American constitutionalism. American constitutionalism in generalCited by:   This is an excerpt from International Relations Theory – an E-IR Foundations beginner’s ad your free copy here.

Liberalism is a defining feature of modern democracy, illustrated by the prevalence of the term ‘liberal democracy’ as a way to describe countries with free and fair elections, rule of law and protected civil liberties. the Kantian theory of international law against recent challenges to the idea that justice should be a component of international legitimacy.

This Part also sets forth some conclusions and suggestions for practical reforms in accordance with the theory. While offering Cited by: The Western liberal tradition rests on free markets, limited government, human rights, and the rule of law.

But as Jahn notes, those concepts originated as guides to the organization of domestic politics, and the effort to project them onto the international system, which began in the early nineteenth century, has been marked by tensions, dilemmas, tradeoffs, and contradictions.

Liberal political theory is based on abstract, rational principles; it stresses individualism. To overlook the common law roots of American constitutionalism, then, is to ignore a tradition that is more contextual and historical, more flexible yet more respectful of the wisdom of tradition or experience, less individualistic and more emphatic.

The book itself is an elaboration of this argument into what the authors call a liberal theory of international justice. Its main premises are that a national identity is a defensible source of personal identity, that nations are ethical communities that impose on their members reciprocal obligations that are not at the same time owed to.

Foundational Works. The central works in liberal pluralism in this section are all monographs. Edited collections on this subject have been integrated into the more specialized sections of the bibliography (see the Relationship between Liberalism and Value Pluralism; Liberal Pluralism, Nation, and Culture; and Liberal Pluralism and Religion).Among the works presently considered are the crucial.

This book advances a novel theory of international justice that combines the orthodox liberal notion that the lives of individuals are what ultimately matter morally with the putatively antiliberal idea of an irreducibly collective right of self‐governance.

The individual and his or her rights are placed at center stage insofar as political states are judged legitimate if they adequately.

A Liberal Theory of International Justice advances a novel theory of international justice that combines the orthodox liberal notion that the lives of individuals are what ultimately matter morally with the putatively antiliberal idea of an irreducibly collective right of self-governance.

The individual and her rights are placed at center stage insofar as political states are judged legitimate. LIBERAL INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS THEORY AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW Anne-Marie Slaughter" Political scientists rediscovered international law in the s, under the rubric of regime theory.' International lawyers accepted this rein-statement of their discipline (from the perspective of political science, of.

International Federation of Liberal Youth; Liberal International; Liberal Network for Latin America –) was a jurist and writer. He wrote the influential book on legal theory The Common Law, which traced the creation of individual rights from familial rights common under Roman and Feudal law, and presented the "objective" theory of.

The relationship between international and domestic law is not settled, with the two dominant theories being monism and dualism. Monism asserts that there is a single body of law that regulates human interaction, with international law residing at the apex of this system.

In diametric contrast, dualism claims international and domestic law are separate, with international law requiring. This book advances a novel theory of international justice that combines the orthodox liberal notion that the lives of individuals are what ultimately matter morally with the putatively antiliberal idea of an irreducibly collective right of self-governance.

Liberal Institutionalism presented itself as a corrective to conventional international relations theory, which held that powerful nation-states dominate world politics and international institutions are inconsequential.

And yet today, liberal democracies—which are some of File Size: KB. International Law - Liberalism A third critical ingredient in American ideology is a belief in the political and economic values associated with liberalism.

Dominant as an American political philosophy, liberalism stipulates that the rights of the individual supersede rights of the government, and as such, the individual must be protected by law.The key concepts found in liberal theory are absolute gains, international institutions, free trade, and democracy.

International Law is also important in liberal IR theory as it is seen as forming a major constraint on state behavior. Particular international institutions are also important in the development of liberal IR theory, but they are.The liberal theorist argues that contract law provides for the enforcement of promises, or the payment of damages in lieu.

This chapter begins by sketching a brief version of the fundamentals of contract law as perceived by the liberal.

Also noted here is a view that the liberal theory of contracts is similar to the classical theory of contracts, and the only difference between the two is that.