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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

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

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

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

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

The Limitations of Traditional Rules and Institutions Relating to the Use of Force  

Michael Glennon

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Jan 2015
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Jun 2016
This chapter examines the limitations of traditional rules and institutions with respect to the use of force. It considers international cooperation in managing the use of force, and ... More

Malaysia  

Abdul Ghafur Hamid @ Khin Maung Sein

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Sep 2019
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Oct 2019
This chapter describes international law in Malaysia. Malaysia is unique in the sense that it amalgamates multiple characteristics: a federal state, a constitutional monarchy, and a state ... More

Myanmar  

Catherine Renshaw

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Sep 2019
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Oct 2019
This chapter discusses international law in Myanmar. The efforts of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Commission of Inquiry to eradicate the use of forced labour in Myanmar, and ... More

Nepal  

Pratyush Nath Upreti and Surya P. Subedi

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Sep 2019
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Oct 2019
This chapter looks at international law in Nepal. Nepal has had more than its fair share of internal political upheavals. In the latter part of the twentieth century, this history was ... More

New Zealand  

Kenneth Keith

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Sep 2019
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Oct 2019
This concluding chapter discusses New Zealand’s interaction with international law, adopting a chronological approach which takes account of the increasing authority of New Zealand’s ... More

Pakistan  

Ahmer Bilal Soofi

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Sep 2019
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Oct 2019
This chapter evaluates international law in Pakistan. In the international arena, Pakistan was collectively recognized as a sovereign state within the community of nations by gaining ... More

The Philippines  

Romel Regalado Bagares

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Sep 2019
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Oct 2019
This chapter assesses international law in the Philippines. The primary entry points of international law in Philippine jurisdiction are the Incorporation Clause and the Treaty Clause of ... More

Singapore  

Li-Ann Thio and Kevin YL Tan

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Sep 2019
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Oct 2019
This chapter addresses international law in Singapore, looking at Singapore’s role in international and regional organizations like the UN and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ... More

Sources and the Systematicity of International Law: A Co-Constitutive Relationship?  

Gleider I. Hernández

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Oct 2017
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Feb 2018
This chapter illuminates the role that sources doctrine plays in construing international law as a system. It frames international law’s systemic qualities within the recursive ... More

South Korea  

Seokwoo Lee and Hee Eun Lee

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Sep 2019
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Oct 2019
This chapter evaluates international law in South Korea. The tumultuous experiences of the Korean nation in the twentieth century, within the context of international relations in ... More

South Pacific Island States  

Jennifer Corrin

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Sep 2019
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Oct 2019
This chapter explores international law in the South Pacific Island states of Oceania. While there are some commonalities, the area is one of immense cultural and biological diversity. ... More

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