These specially commissioned essays by prominent lawyers and philosophers analyse a range of approaches to legal authority beyond the state.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright information; Table of contents; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 The Field of Contemporary Global Governance; A Growth and Resistance; B Living International Law; 2 Ideas of Authority beyond the State; A Compliance and Authority; B Authority and Legitimacy; 3 Outline of the Book; 1 The Evolution of Authority; Introduction; 1 Authorityâ#x80;#x99;s Career; 2 Preconstitutional Authorities; A The Problem of Political Authority; B De Facto Authority; C De Jure Authority; D Legitimate Authority; 3 Constitutional Authority. A The Concept of ConstitutionalismB The Constitution of Liberty; C The Constitution of Equality; D The Communitarian Constitution; 4 Just Authority; 5 International Law Implications; A Why only Mass Atrocities?; B On Justified Intervention; 6 The Last Utopia?; 2 The Evolution of Global Authority; 1 Global Administration; 2 Ways of Governing and Authority; A Ways of Governing; B The Process of Evolution of Ways of Governing; C Ways of Governing and the Focal Point of Authority; D Authority; 3 Negative Resistance and the Career of Authority; A Negative Resistance; B The Career of Authority. C The Career of Authority and Global AdministrationD Entanglement among Existing Legal Forms as a Form of Negative Resistance; 4 Conclusion; 3 International Courts and the Building of Legal Authority beyond the State; Introduction; 1 Theorizing Authority: Facts and Values; 2 International Courts: Seeking Approval and Compliance through Strategic Interpretation; 3 International Trustee Courts and Just Authority; 4 Conclusion; 4 Semantic Authority, Legal Change and the Dynamics of International Law; Introduction; 1 An Exemplary, Scenic Overview; 2 Lawmaking in Communicative Practice. A The Impetus of ActorsB The Logic of Legal Arguments; C Dynamic Developments; (1) Actors in Legal Practice; (2) The Evolution of Law; (3) Change through Practice; 3 Semantic Authority; A Persuasive Authority?; B Subservient Authority; C The Dynamics of Social Expectations; 4 Conclusions and Normative Implications; 5 Practical Reason and Authority beyond the State; The Philosophical Essence of Authority; 1 The Superstructure of International Legal Practice; 2 Deciphering the Essence of Sovereign Authority through PPLD: Humeâ#x80;#x99;s Philosophical-Policy and Jus Dispositivum. 3 The Essence of Authority beyond the State: Hegelâ#x80;#x99;s Philosophical Policy and Jus Cogens564 The Case as Analysed by PPLD; A Retreat to Lotus?; B Non Liquet or the Challenge of Critical Principle?; C Contextualizing Critical Principle: Necessity and Proportionality in Nuclear War?; 5 Conclusion; 6 Varieties of Authority in International Law; Introduction: Legal Authority and International Law; 1 Sociological and Normative Understandings of Changes in Legal Authority; 2 Different Forms of Authority in Inter- and Transnational Law.
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Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed February 8, 2018).
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Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Legal authority beyond the state. Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018