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Author Franck, Thomas M

Title The power of legitimacy among nations / Thomas M. Franck
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1990


Description 1 online resource (viii, 303 pages)
Contents 1. Prelude: Why a Quest for Legitimacy?; 2. The Irrelevance of Law and Non-Law; 3. Legitimacy: A Matter of Degree; 4. Determinacy; 5. Determinacy and the Sophist Rule-Idiot Rule Paradox; 6. Redefining Determinacy; 7. Symbolic Validation, Ritual, and Pedigree; 8. True Cues and Symbolic Validation; 9. Validation and Coherence; 10. Coherence and Legitimacy; 11. Adherence: Legitimacy and Normative Hierarchy; 12. Community and Legitimacy; 13. Postlude: Why Not Justice?; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary An authority on international law considers why it is that rules within the international system are for the most part obeyed, even though they are not usually enforced. The text uses practical examples to show how international law works successfully even without formal codes or laws
Analysis International law
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Serie Documentos e informes de investigación. Area Relaciones internacionales.
Serie Documentos e informes de investigación. Area Relaciones internacionales.
Recognition (International law)
Legitimacy of governments.
International relations.
International law -- Philosophy.
international relations.
LAW -- International.
International law -- Philosophy.
International relations.
Legitimacy of governments.
Recognition (International law)
Internationale rechtsorde.
Internationale betrekkingen.
Reconnaissance (droit international)
Légitimité des gouvernements.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 160129753X