Description - International Law by Beth A. Simmons
The role of law in world politics has become a major part of the study of international relations in the last fifteen years. This six-volume set brings together in a single source articles that reflect the spectrum of theoretical and empirical work on International Law in the social sciences. Together they address the central questions about the necessity, development and role of International Law:
- How do international norms and rules about behavior develop?
- Do they influence important aspects of interactions among states and other entities?
- How do they condition international politics?
Part 1: Approaches to the Study of International Law
History and Background, Realism and International Law: Constructivist and Normative Approaches: Legalization and Judicialization:
Part 2: International Law and International Relations: The Conceptual Terrain
Sovereignty,International and Domestic Settings
Institutional Design,Compliance, Adjudication
Democracies and International Law
Part 3: Issue Areas
Economic and Property Rights Cooperation
Security, Use of Force, and the Laws of War
Human Rights, Humanitarian Intervention and War Crimes
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Author Biography - Beth A. Simmons
Beth Simmons is a Professor of Government at Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts. Previous positions include Assistant Professor at Duke University (Durham, North Carolina) and Associate Professor at the University of California at Berkeley. Her research interests include international law, international human rights, and international political economy. She is author of Who Adjusts? Domestic Sources of Foreign Economic Policy During the Interwar Years, 1924-1939 (1995), and is currently working on a book length manuscript on compliance with international human rights obligations. She is a co-editor of the SAGE Handbook of International Relations (2002).