Mobilising International Law for 'Global Justice'

Mobilising International Law for 'Global Justice'

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Synopsis

Mobilising International Law for 'Global Justice' provides new insights into the dynamics between politics and international law and the roles played by state and civic actors in pursuing human rights, development, security and justice through mobilising international law at local and international levels. This includes attempts to hold states, corporations or individuals accountable for violations of international law. Second, this book examines how enforcing international law creates particular challenges for intergovernmental regulators seeking to manage tensions between incompatible legal systems and bringing an end to harmful practices, such as foreign corruption and child abduction. Finally, it explores how international law has local resonance, whereby, for example, cities have taken it upon themselves to give effect to the spirit of international treaties that national governments fail to implement, or even may have refused to ratify.

Book information

ISBN: 9781108466080
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 341
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 264
Weight: 392g
Height: 149mm
Width: 228mm
Spine width: 18mm