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By offering critical perspectives of normative developments within international law, this volume of essays unites academics from various disciplines to address concerns regarding the interpretation and application of international law in context. The authors present common challenges within international criminal law, human rights, environmental law and trade law, and point to unintended risks and consequences, in particular for vulnerable interests such as women and the environment. Omissions within normative or institutional frameworks are highlighted and the importance of addressing accountability of state and non-state actors for violations or regressions of minimum protection guarantees is underscored. Overall, it advocates harmonisation over fragmentation, pursuant to the aspiration of asserting the interests of our collective humanity without necessarily advocating an international constitutional order.
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Creating international law : gender as new paradigm / Catherine A. MacKinnon Legal redress for children on the front line : the invisibility of the female child / Christine Byron International law, gender regimes and fragmentation : 1325 and beyond / Fionnuala Ní Aoláin Who is most able and willing? : Complementarity and victim reparations at the International Criminal Court / Edda Kristjánsdóttir What is to become of the human rights international order in an age of neo-medievalism? / Cecilia M. Bailliet Productive tensions : women's rights NGOs, the "mainstream" human rights movement, and international lawmaking / Karima Bennoune Transnational challenges to international and national law : Norwegian-Pakistani women at the interface / Anne Hellum The creation of international law of climate change : complexities of sub-state actors / Hari M. Osofsky International environmental law and soft law : a new direction or a contradiction? / Sumudu Atapattu Assuming away the problem? : The vexing relationship between international trade and environmental protection / Rebecca M. Bratspies Quo vadis, Europe? : The significance of sustainable development as objective, principle and rule of EU law / Beate Sjåfjell.