Courts, codes, and custom : legal tradition and state policy toward international human rights and environmental law /

"Why is it that some countries comply with international laws, while others disregard them? Courts, Codes, and Custom argues that the degree to which states accept and comply with international legal norms is rooted in a country's domestic legal tradition. Offering a novel cultural-institu...

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Main Author: Zartner, Dana
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2014]
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Table of Contents:
  • Constructing the cornerstone : the role of legal tradition in shaping state policy toward international law
  • The common law : legal culture, courts, and the continuity of policy in the United States and Australia
  • The civil law : history and nationalism in Germany and Turkey
  • Religious legal traditions: the role of Islam in shaping policy in Egypt and Saudi Arabia
  • Mixed legal traditions : the impact of custom and colonialism in India and Kenya
  • East Asian legal tradition : Confucius, Communism, and community in China and Japan