United States Hegemony and the Foundations of International Law


Twelve leading scholars of international law and international relations consider whether the current strength of the United States is leading to change in the international legal system. This book demonstrates that the effects of U. S. domination of the foundations of international law are real, but also intensely complex. The volume stimulates debate about the role of the United States in international law and interests scholars of international law and international relations, government officials and international organizations.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Michael Byers
  • Edward Kwakwa
  • Andreas Paulus
  • Martti Koskenniemi
  • Michel Cosnard
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2003


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