Parochialism, Cosmopolitanism, and the Foundations of International Law (ASIL Studies in International Legal Theory)

  • Publish Date: 2011-11-14
  • Binding: Hardcover
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This book examines the boundary between parochial and cosmopolitan justice. To what extent should international law recognize or support the political, historical, cultural, and economic differences among nations? Ten lawyers and philosophers from five continents consider whether certain states or persons deserve special treatment, exemptions, or heightened duties under international law. This volume draws the line between international law, national jurisdiction, and the private autonomy of persons.



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