'Interdisciplinary Perspectives on International Law and International Relations' : 'The State of the Art' /
"This book brings together the most influential contemporary writers in the fields of international law and international relations to take stock of what we know about the making, interpretation and enforcement of international law"--
Cambridge University Press,
- Contributors; Acknowledgments; Part I Introduction: Setting the Stage; 1 International Law and International Relations:; I. The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of IL/IR Scholarship; A. The Birth of International Relations and the Disciplinary Break; B. International Law: Responding to the Realist Challenge; C. Political Science: Developing Alternatives to Realism; D. The Canonical Calls for IL/IR Research; II. Interdisciplinary Tensions; A. Theoretical Differences; B. Epistemological Differences; C. Competing Conceptions of International Law; III. An Overview of the Volume.
- 2 Law, Legalization, and Politics:I. Framing the Agenda; A. International Law/International Relations; B. Law at a Point in Time and Law over Time; C. Values and Interests; D. Law and Politics; II. Will the "Ism" Wars Never End?; III. Dynamics of Legalization; IV. Opportunities for IL/IR Scholarship; A. Unfinished Business; 1. Legalization; 2. International Legal Design; 3. Implementation and Compliance; B. The Penumbra of International Law; 1. Soft Law; 2. Regulatory Standard Setting; C. International Law/International Relations for Lawyers; V. Middle-Range Theorizing; VI. Conclusion.
- Part II Theorizing International Law3 Institutionalism and International Law; I. International Law-Making; A. Legalization; B. Rational Design; C. How to Build on Rational Design?; 1. The Lifecycle of Agreements; 2. Institutional Interdependencies; 3. Domestic Factors and Agreement Design; II. International Delegation and Adjudication; III. Compliance and Enforcement; A. (Why) Do States Comply with International Law?; IV. Frontier Issues: Informality and Change; A. Whats Left Out?; B. Institutional Change; 4 Liberal Theories of International Law; I. Liberal Theories of International Relations.
- II. What Can Liberal Theories Tell Us About International Law-Making?A. Liberal Explanations for the Substantive Scope and Depth of International Law; B. Liberal Explanations for the Institutional Form and Compliance; 1. Social Preferences Influence Institutional Delegation and Compliance; 2. International Law Directly Regulates Social Actors; 3. Vertical Enforcement of International Law on the Domestic Plane; C. Exogenous and Endogenous Evolution of International Law; III. International Tribunals: Liberal Analysis and Its Critics; A. Access; B. Adjudication; C. Implementation.
- D. Critics of the Liberal Analysis of TribunalsIV. Liberalism as Normative Theory: Sovereignty and Democracy; 5 Constructivism and International Law; I. The Emergence of Constructivist Thought in International Relations Theory; II. Constructivist Scholarship and International Law; III. International Law Scholarship and Constructivism; A. Early Points of Convergence of International Law Scholarship and Constructivism; B. Explicitly Constructivist Accounts of International Law; IV. Key Themes in the Engagement Between Constructivism and International Law (and Vice Versa).