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Published: 22 February 2018

640 Pages


ISBN: 9780190697570

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Comparative International Law

Edited by Anthea Roberts, Paul B. Stephan, Pierre-Hugues Verdier, and Mila Versteeg

  • Explains that international law is not a monolith but can encompass on-going contestation, in which states set forth competing interpretations
  • Maps and explains the cross-country differences in international legal norms in various fields of international law and their application and interpretation in different geographic regions
  • Organized into three broad thematic sections of conceptual matters, domestic institutions and comparative international law, and comparing approaches across issue-areas
  • Chapters authored by contributors who include top international law and comparative law scholars all from diverse backgrounds, experience, and perspectives