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United States hegemony and the foundations of international law [electronic resource] / edited by Michael Byers, Georg Nolte.

Contributor(s): Byers, Michael, 1966- | Nolte, Georg, 1959-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003Description: (xvii, 531 pages).ISBN: 9780521819497.Subject(s): International law -- History | International law -- United States -- History | Balance of power -- History | Droit international -- Histoire | Droit international -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | �Equilibre des puissances -- Histoire | LAW -- International | Balance of power | International law | Diplomatic relations | Internationaal recht | Hegemonie | �Equilibre des puissances -- Histoire | Droit international -- Histoire | V�olkerrecht | Hegemonie | Weltordnung | United States -- Foreign relations | �Etats-Unis -- Relations ext�erieures | United States | �Etats-Unis -- Relations ext�erieures -- 1945- | �Etats-Unis -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1945- | Etats-Unis -- Relations ext�erieures -- 1989- | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: United States hegemony and the foundations of international law.DDC classification: 341.09 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: the complexities of foundational change / Michael Byers -- International community, international law and the United States: three in one, two against one or one and the same? / Edward Kwakwa -- Influence of the United States on the concept of the "international community" / Andreas Paulus -- Comments on chapters 1 and 2 / Martti Koskenniemi, Steven Ratner, and Volker Rittberger -- Sovereign equality: "the Wimbledon sails on" / Michel Cosnard -- More equal than the rest? Hierarchy, equality and US predominance in international law / Nico Krisch -- Comments on chapters 4 and 5 / Pierre-Marie Dupuy, Matthias Herdegen, and Gregory H. Fox -- Use of force by the United States after the end of the Cold War, and its impact on international law / Marcelo G. Kohen -- Bending the law, breaking it, or developing it? The United States and the humanitarian use of force in the post-Cold War era / Brad Roth -- Comments on chapters 7 and 8 / Thomas Franck, Jochen Abr. Frowein, and Daniel Th�urer -- Powerful but unpersuasive? The role of the United States in the evolution of customary international law / Stephen Toope -- Hegemonic custom? / Achilles Skordas -- Comments on chapters 10 and 11 / Rainer Hofmann, Andrew Hurrell, and R�udiger Wolfrum -- Effects of US predominance on the elaboration of treaty regimes and on the evolution of the law of treaties / Pierre Klein -- US reservations to human rights treaties: all for one and none for all? / Catherine Redgwell -- Comments on chapters 13 and 14 / Jost Delbr�uck, Alain Pellet, and Bruno Simma -- Impact on international law of US noncompliance / Shirley V. Scott -- Compliance: multilateral achievements and predominant powers / Peter-Tobias Stoll -- Comments on chapters 16 and 17 / Vaughan Lowe, David M. Malone, and Christian Tomuschat -- Conclusion / Georg Nolte.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: the complexities of foundational change / Michael Byers -- pt. I. International community -- International community, international law and the United States: three in one, two against one or one and the same? / Edward Kwakwa -- Influence of the United States on the concept of the "international community" / Andreas Paulus -- Comments on chapters 1 and 2 / Martti Koskenniemi, Steven Ratner, and Volker Rittberger -- pt. II. Sovereign equality -- Sovereign equality: "the Wimbledon sails on" / Michel Cosnard -- More equal than the rest? Hierarchy, equality and US predominance in international law / Nico Krisch -- Comments on chapters 4 and 5 / Pierre-Marie Dupuy, Matthias Herdegen, and Gregory H. Fox -- pt. III. Use of force -- Use of force by the United States after the end of the Cold War, and its impact on international law / Marcelo G. Kohen -- Bending the law, breaking it, or developing it? The United States and the humanitarian use of force in the post-Cold War era / Brad Roth -- Comments on chapters 7 and 8 / Thomas Franck, Jochen Abr. Frowein, and Daniel Th�urer -- pt. IV. Customary international law. 10 -- Powerful but unpersuasive? The role of the United States in the evolution of customary international law / Stephen Toope -- Hegemonic custom? / Achilles Skordas -- Comments on chapters 10 and 11 / Rainer Hofmann, Andrew Hurrell, and R�udiger Wolfrum -- pt. V. Law of treaties: -- Effects of US predominance on the elaboration of treaty regimes and on the evolution of the law of treaties / Pierre Klein -- US reservations to human rights treaties: all for one and none for all? / Catherine Redgwell -- Comments on chapters 13 and 14 / Jost Delbr�uck, Alain Pellet, and Bruno Simma -- pt. VI. Compliance -- Impact on international law of US noncompliance / Shirley V. Scott -- Compliance: multilateral achievements and predominant powers / Peter-Tobias Stoll -- Comments on chapters 16 and 17 / Vaughan Lowe, David M. Malone, and Christian Tomuschat -- Conclusion / Georg Nolte.

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