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Afghanistan  

Veronica L. Taylor

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Sep 2019
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Oct 2019
This chapter addresses international law in Afghanistan. States where the ‘post-conflict’ period is, in fact, a series of continuing sub-national conflicts, are often coded as ‘failed’ or ... More

“Africa Needs Many Lawyers Trained for the Need of Their Peoples”: Struggles over Legal Education in Kwame Nkrumah’s Ghana  

John Harrington and Ambreena Manji

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Apr 2021
In the late 1950s and early 1960s, the setting up of university law schools in many African nations led to often bitter battles over the purpose of legal education. The stakes in these ... More

Architects, Landscapers, and Gardeners in the Transnational Futures of International Labor Law  

Adelle Blackett

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Apr 2021
International labor law was a paradigmatic field for public international law. This chapter chronicles the ambivalent move to embrace a less hierarchical and traditional understanding of ... More

Australia  

Ben Saul

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Sep 2019
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Oct 2019
This chapter studies international law in Australia. As a former British colony, Australia received a Western and specifically British tradition of international law, which was initially ... More

Bangladesh  

Kamal Hossain and Sharif Bhuiyan

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Sep 2019
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Oct 2019
This chapter focuses on international law in Bangladesh. Neither the Constitution of Bangladesh nor any statute contains any specific provision on domestic application of international law ... More

Beyond Borders and Across Legal Traditions: The Transnationalization of Latin American Lawyers  

Manuel A. Gómez

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Apr 2021
Latin American lawyers have been usually acknowledged for their influence and involvement in the formation, organization, and functioning of the state. Since the political movements that ... More

Cambodia  

Mahdev Mohan

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Sep 2019
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Oct 2019
This chapter studies international law in Cambodia. Cambodia’s evolving relationship with public international law must be understood in the context of the nation’s unique history and ... More

Central Asian States  

Marina Girshovich

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Sep 2019
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Oct 2019
This chapter describes the experiences of five Central Asian states—Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan—with international law over the past three decades, ... More

China  

Li Zhaojie

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Sep 2019
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Oct 2019
This chapter discusses international law in China. Although the teaching, research, and dissemination of international law have become part of China’s steady efforts to achieve its ... More

Climate Change Governance, International Relations, and Politics: A Transnational Law Perspective  

Stephen Minas

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Apr 2021
This chapter applies a transnational law perspective to climate change governance. Climate change is increasing the interdependence of different states and economic activities, as the ... More

Contextualization as a (Feminist) Method for Transnational Legal Practice  

Farnush Ghadery

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Apr 2021
Transitional justice and peacebuilding are expanding fields of global governance that have attracted increasing interest from transnational legal practice and scholarship. Focusing on ... More

Democracy and Human Rights Adjudication in the Inter-American Legal Space  

René Urueña

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Apr 2021
This chapter describes the emergence of the Inter-American transnational law of human rights, its doctrinal characteristics, and some its main challenges. It focuses on the practice of the ... More

Global Administrative Law: A Transnational Perspective  

Karl-Heinz Ladeur

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Apr 2021
The most important phenomena attributable to the project of “global administrative law” (GAL) consists of rules, principles, practices, or procedures that have a more informal character and ... More

The Global Governance Implications of Private International Law  

Horatia Muir Watt

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Apr 2021
The ways in which the background rules of private law determine the balance of power within the global economy are difficult to identify to the extent that the reach of any given legal ... More

Global Social Indicators and their Legitimacy in Transnational Law  

Mathias Siems and David Nelken

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Apr 2021
Skeptical views tend to dominate the debate about the role of global social indicators in transnational law. However, the reason global social indicators have emerged is often that local ... More

India  

BS Chimni

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Sep 2019
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Oct 2019
This chapter examines international law in India, offering an overview of India’s engagement with international law in the colonial and postcolonial periods. Whether it is the fact of the ... More

Indonesia  

Hikmahanto Juwana

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Sep 2019
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Oct 2019
This chapter looks at international law in Indonesia. From the beginning of its establishment as a state, alongside the formation of the Indonesian government, Indonesia has committed ... More

International Investment Law as Transnational Law  

Nicolás M. Perrone

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Apr 2021
This chapter examines the international investment regime through the lens of transnational law. It argues that this regime would not exist—or at least not in its current form—if it was not ... More

Japan  

Mogami Toshiki

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Sep 2019
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Oct 2019
This chapter examines international law in Japan. It begins by looking at Japan’s embroilment with international law in the course of its efforts to revise the unequal treaties which had ... More

Law and Development  

Amanda Perry-Kessaris

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Apr 2021
This chapter introduces the Oxford Handbook of Transnational Law. Transnational law is at the center of lively discussions ranging from pronouncing the death of law to announcing the ... More

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