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Interpretation in International Law

ISBN : 9780198828716

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¥4,565
Author: 
Andrea Bianchi; Daniel Peat; Matthew Windsor
Pages
432 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
157 x 234 mm
Pub date
May 2018
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Interpretation in International Law is an innovative volume that foregrounds interpretation as central to the generation of legal meaning in international law. The book encourages international lawyers to reflect creatively on how they interpret international law, and to stimulate further research on interpretation in an innovative vein.

Index: 

Preface by James Crawford Introduction
1 Daniel Peat and Matthew Windsor: Playing the Game of Interpretation: On Meaning and Metaphor in International Law
2 Andrea Bianchi: The Game of Interpretation in International Law: The Players, The Cards, and why the Game is Worth the Candle
The Object
3 Iain Scobbie: Rhetoric, Persuasion, and the Object of Interpretation in International Law
4 Duncan B Hollis: The Existential Function of Interpretation in International Law
5 Jean d'Aspremont: The Multidimensional Process of Interpretation: Content-Determination and Law-Ascertainment Distinguished
The Players
6 Andraz Zidar: Interpretation and the International Legal Profession: Between Duty and Aspiration
7 Michael Waibel: Interpretive Communities in International Law
8 Gleider Hernandez: Interpretative Authority and the International Judiciary
The Rules
9 Eirik Bjorge: The Vienna Rules, Evolutionary Interpretation, and the Intentions of the Parties
10 Julian Arato: Accounting for Difference in Treaty Interpreation Over Time
11 Anne-Marie Carstens: Interpreting Transplanted Treaty Rules
The Strategies
12 Fuad Zarbiyev: A Genealogy of Textualism in Treaty Interpretation
13 Harlan Grant Cohen: Theorizing Precedent in International Law
14 Rene Provost: Interpretation in International Law as a Transcultural Project
Playing the Game of Game-Playing
15 Jens Olesen: Towards a Politics of Hermeneutics
16 Martin Wahlisch: Cognitive Frames of Interpretation in International Law
17 Ingo Venzke: Is Interpretation in International Law a Game?
Conclusion
18 Philip Allott: Interpretation- an Exact Art

About the author: 

Andrea Bianchi is Professor of International Law and Head of the International Law Department at The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. Previously, he was a Professor at the Catholic University, Milan, Associate Professor at the University of Parma and Professorial Lecturer in International Law at the Bologna Centre of Johns Hopkins University. He has researched and published extensively on various aspects of public international law, with a particular emphasis on theoretical and methodological issues.; Daniel Peat is a PhD candidate in Law at the University of Cambridge. He is a member of Gonville & Caius College, and a recipient of the WM Tapp Studentship in Law. He is a graduate of The Graduate Institute, Geneva and the London School of Economics, and has been a visiting researcher/scholar at Harvard Law School, the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, and Sciences Po, Paris. He has taught in the Faculty of Law and Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge.; Matthew Windsor is a PhD candidate in Law at the University of Cambridge. He is a member of Gonville & Caius College, and a recipient of the WM Tapp Studentship in Law. He is a graduate of Columbia Law School and the University of Auckland. He has taught in the Faculty of Law and Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge. He has previously worked as a litigation associate at the Open Society Justice Initiative in New York City and as a judge's clerk at the Court of Appeal of New Zealand.

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