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220 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199694488

Bookseller Code (06)


Designing Democracy in International Law

Hilary Charlesworth

  • Provides a full overview of international law's engagement with the concept of democracy over the past two centuries, from its position of irrelevance to the important place it occupies now in international law advocacy
  • Analyzes how international institutions have conceptualized democracy and argues that more flexibility and attention to local circumstances is needed
  • Features case studies of attempts to implement a democratic system in post-conflict situations such as Iraq and East Timor

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