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304 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198820376

Bookseller Code (06)

The International Legal Personality of the Individual

Astrid Kjeldgaard-Pedersen

  • The first monograph to offer a comprehensive study of the relationship between international legal personality as a theoretical construct and the way in which individuals have been taken into account in the practice of international law
  • Identifies and explains the four main theoretical conceptions of international legal personality and relates each of them to the question of the distinction between international and domestic legal norms
  • Provides a comprehensive and easily accessible overview of how individuals have been taken into account in international law as a matter of positive norms
  • Challenges the existing narrative concerning the development of the role of the individual in the international legal system

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