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The International Legal Personality of the Individual

ISBN : 9780198820376

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¥13,508
Author: 
Astrid Kjeldgaard-Pedersen
Pages
320 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Aug 2018
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This monograph traces the intellectual history of the international legal personality of individuals. It demonstrates how many international lawyers still rely on the idea that states are the only subjects of international law, whereas practice shows that the question of the international legal rights and duties of any entity is strictly empirical.

Index: 

1 Introduction
2 International Legal Personality as a Theoretical Construct
3 The Personality of Individuals in Positive International Law -General Issues
4 The Legal Personality of Individuals in International Claims
5 The Legal Personality of Individuals in International Humanitarian Law
6 The Legal Personality of Individuals in International Criminal Law
7 The Legal Personality of Individuals in International Human Rights Law
8 The Legal Personality of Individuals in International Economic Law
9 Conclusion

About the author: 

Astrid Kjeldgaard-Pedersen is an Associate Professor of International Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen. She has previously worked as assistant attorney at one of Denmark's top law firms and as Head of Section in the Human Rights Office of the Danish Ministry of Justice. She holds a Master of Laws from the University of Copenhagen and obtained her PhD degree at Aarhus University in 2012. Her research interests cover a wide range of issues in the field of public international law. Her work is published in international and Danish law journals as well as edited books. She is the sole editor of Nordic Approaches to International Law (Brill, 2017), and in 2005 she published a monograph in Danish entitled The Immunity of State Representatives (Thomson).

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