Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 December 2008

432 Pages | tables and figures


ISBN: 9780195380088

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International Norms and Cycles of Change

Wayne Sandholtz and Kendall W. Stiles

  • Explains how practices that were once permissible and even "normal" - like slavery, conquest, and wartime plundering - are now prohibited by international rules.
  • Demonstrates why a 'cycles' approach offers a comprehensive and illuminating way to study norm change.
  • Reveals the broad pattern of international rule change within both sovereignty rules and liberal rules.

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