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Published: 08 October 2015

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780199685097

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The Authority of International Law

Obedience, Respect, and Rebuttal

Basak Çali

  • Offers an original account of the authority of international law, one that is now tied to prior state consent or domestic constitutional frameworks
  • Considers the type of duty imposed on the state and its normative force the deteriming factor in whether or not international law is obeyed
  • Provides a realistic account of when international law has absolute authority, and when it can afford a margin of appreciation to states