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Internationalization of Law

Globalization, International Law and Complexity

Varella, Marcelo Dias

2014, XVI, 343 p.

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  • Original research, conducted over five years and is the state of the art on the subject
  • Provides an in-depth analysis by the main authors, with extensive lists and studies on legal cases from international and domestic courts
  • It is not only a critical overview of the main European and American jurists and cases, but it adds critical comment from jurists from peripheral countries such as Latin America and Asia
The book provides an overview of how international law is today constructed through diverse macro and microprocesses that expand its traditional subjects and sources, with the attribution of sovereign capacity and power to the international plane (moving the international toward the national). Simultaneously, national laws approximate laws of other nations (moving among nations or moving the national toward the international), and new sources of legal norms emerge, independent of states and international organisations. This expansion occurs in many subject areas, with specific structures: commercial, environmental, human rights, humanitarian, financial, criminal, and labor law contribute to the formation of postnational law with different modes of functioning, different actors, and different sources of law that should be understood as a new complexity of law. ​

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Effectiveness of law - Globalization - International law - International legal order - International legal system - Sources of law

Related subjects » International, Foreign and Comparative Law - Law - Political Science - Value Theory

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