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- DescriptionThis book addresses conflicts involving different rmative orders: what happens when international law prohibits behavior, but the same behavior is netheless morally justified or warranted? Can the actor concerned igre international law under appeal to morality? Can soldiers escape legal liability by pointing to hor? Can accountants do so under reference to professional standards? How, in other words, does law relate to other rmative orders? The assumption behind this book is that law longer automatically claims supremacy, but that actors can pick and choose which code to follow. The velty resides t so much in identifying conflicts, but in exploring if, when and how different orders can be used intentionally. In doing so, the book covers conflicts between legal orders and conflicts involving law and hor, self-regulation, lex mercatoria, local social practices, bureaucracy, religion, professional standards and morality.
- Author BiographyJan Klabbers has taught international law at the University of Helsinki since 1996, and has held visiting professorships in New York, Geneva and Paris. He was director of the Centre of Excellence in Global Governance Research from 2006 to 2011, and has won a number of awards for excellence in teaching. He received his doctorate from the University of Amsterdam (with distinction), and his main publications include The Concept of Treaty in International Law (1996), An Introduction to International Institutional Law (2nd edition, 2009), Treaty Conflict and the European Union (2008) and, as co-author, The Constitutionalization of International Law (2009). Touko Piiparinen is a research fellow at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs, having worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre of Excellence in Global Governance Research from 2009 to 2010. He received his doctorate from the renowned Department of International Politics at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, and is the author of The Transformation of UN Conflict Management (2010). He has written numerous articles on conflict management, the United Nations system, and critical realist methodology in international relations theory.
- PublisherCambridge University Press
- Date of Publication30/10/2014
- SubjectInternational Law: Professional
- Series TitleASIL Studies in International Legal Theory
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Content Note3 b/w illus. 1 table
- Weight500 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine19 mm
- Edited byJan Klabbers,Touko Piiparinen
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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