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Non-State Actors from the Perspective of the Policy-Oriented School: Power, Law, Actors and the View From New Haven


Anthony D'Amato


Northwestern University - School of Law

May 29, 2010

PARTICIPANTS IN THE INTERNATIONAL LEGAL SYSTEM: MULTIPLE PERSPECTIVES ON NON-STATE ACTORSIN INTERNATIONAL LAW, Jean d'Aspremont, ed., 2011
Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 10-23

Abstract:     
Law needs Power for enforcement of its rules; Power utilizes Law for creating conditions of stability that enhance its salience. Yet when the New Haven school tries to include international law in its power-oriented view of international relations, it ends up with a misleading two-dimensional descriptivism.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 13

Keywords: power, law, international law, actors, New Haven school, McDougal, Reisman, Lasswell, D'Amato, descriptivism

JEL Classification: K33, K39

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Date posted: June 1, 2010 ; Last revised: July 18, 2011

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D'Amato, Anthony, Non-State Actors from the Perspective of the Policy-Oriented School: Power, Law, Actors and the View From New Haven (May 29, 2010). PARTICIPANTS IN THE INTERNATIONAL LEGAL SYSTEM: MULTIPLE PERSPECTIVES ON NON-STATE ACTORSIN INTERNATIONAL LAW, Jean d'Aspremont, ed., 2011; Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 10-23. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1612488

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Northwestern University - School of Law ( email )
375 E. Chicago Ave
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Chicago, IL 60611
United States
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