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United Nations legal order /

by Schachter, Oscar, curatore ;
Joyner, Christopher C, curatore .
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 1995Description: 2 v. (xxiv, 1166 p.) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0521465222.Subject(s): Diritto internazionale -- Ruolo [delle] Nazioni Unite | Nazioni UniteOnline resources: Publisher description Summary: The purpose of these volumes is to examine, explain and appraise contributions made by the United Nations system to international law and the law-creating process. The work assesses the effect UN institutions have had on the law-making process, and the extent to which that law has been accepted by and evidenced in contemporary state practice. It is divided into three main parts. The first examines the practical as well as conceptual aspects of the UN system as a source of law. The second part deals with different fields of activity which have become the subjects of legal rules and processes. Areas covered include human rights, use of force and economic relations. In addition, topics that have not previously been examined in such a comprehensive manner, such as shipping, aviation, and private international law, are also discussed. The third part covers the internal law of the UN system - international civil services and financial contributions. -- Review: "These weighty tomes...methodically and in great detail cover issues like general and specialized law-making, human rights, use of force, refugees, and the like." Foreign Affairs.
Item type Location Call number Copy Status Notes Date due
Books Books Dip. Diritto Can. RK 165.1 (Browse shelf) Vol. 001., Copy 001 Available 1: Volume 1.
Books Books Dip. Diritto Can. RK 165.2 (Browse shelf) Vol. 002, Copy 001 Available 2: Volume 2.

"Sul front.: A co-publication with the American Society of International Law."

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The purpose of these volumes is to examine, explain and appraise contributions made by the United Nations system to international law and the law-creating process. The work assesses the effect UN institutions have had on the law-making process, and the extent to which that law has been accepted by and evidenced in contemporary state practice. It is divided into three main parts. The first examines the practical as well as conceptual aspects of the UN system as a source of law. The second part deals with different fields of activity which have become the subjects of legal rules and processes. Areas covered include human rights, use of force and economic relations. In addition, topics that have not previously been examined in such a comprehensive manner, such as shipping, aviation, and private international law, are also discussed. The third part covers the internal law of the UN system - international civil services and financial contributions. -- Review: "These weighty tomes...methodically and in great detail cover issues like general and specialized law-making, human rights, use of force, refugees, and the like." Foreign Affairs.

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