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Culture and International Law

Meerts, Paul (Ed.)

1st Edition., 266p.


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  • About this book

Hague Academic Press, a T.M.C. Asser Press imprint

How do different cultures deal with international law and how does international law influence the rules and regulations of these cultures? Is international law an effective tool in protecting cultural heritage, especially in wartime? Does it protect the heritage of cultures in a balanced way? Above all, how do you define 'culture' and 'international law'? These important questions were asked at the Fourth Conference of the Hague Academic Coalition (HAC) (entitled 'From Peace to Justice') in April 2007. Valuable views, from different angles and perceptions, were presented and discussed. This book, in which questions, views and suggestions are brought together, intends to trigger an international debate and a search for clarity on these issues in the near future and is valuable for academics, international lawyers, judges, solicitors, political scientists, historians, diplomats and all those with an interest in cultures and international law.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Constitutional law - Development of International Law - International Law - Law and Religion - Law of Armed Conflict - Peacekeeping - Rule of Law - UNESCO

Related subjects » International, Foreign and Comparative Law

Table of contents 

Culture and International Law.- La Culture Et L’Esprit Des Lois.- Culture Et Droit.- The Triple Helix of Culture, International Law, and The Development of International Law.- Intrenational Law:Culture and Contex.- Cultural Diversity and Freedom of Expression.- Accommodating Diversity in International Human Rights.- L’Enjeu De La Culture Dans Son Contexte ÉConomique International.- La Chine Et La Culture Du Droit.- Islamic Views On International Law.- Intrenational Law: Culture and Conflict.- The Control System Under The 1954 Hague Convention and its 1999 Second Protocol.- The Main Activities of The Unesco Secretariat Related to The Implementation of The Second Protocol to The Hague Convention of 1954.- Second Protocol to The 1954 Hague Convention.- Utilizing Military Cultural Experts in Times of War and Peace: an Introduction.- Rules and Risks.

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