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The International Rule of Law – Rise or Decline?

  • The paper undertakes a preliminary assessment of current developments of international law for the purpose of mapping the ground for a larger research project. The research project pursues the goal of determining whether public international law, as it has developed since the end of the Cold War, is continuing its progressive move towards a more human-rights- and multi-actor-oriented order, or whether we are seeing a renewed emphasis of more classical elements of international law. In this context the term “international rule of law” is chosen to designate the more recent and “thicker” understanding of international law. The paper discusses how it can be determined whether this form of international law continues to unfold, and whether we are witnessing challenges to this order which could give rise to more fundamental reassessments.

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Author:Heike KriegerGND, Georg NolteGND
URN:urn:nbn:de:kobv:517-opus4-419528
DOI:https://doi.org/10.25932/publishup-41952
ISSN:2509-3770
ISSN:2509-3762
Parent Title (English):KFG Working Paper Series
Subtitle (English):Points of Departure
Series (Serial Number):KFG Working Paper Series (1)
Document Type:Working Paper
Language:English
Date of first Publication:2016/11/09
Year of Completion:2016
Publishing Institution:Universität Potsdam
Release Date:2018/11/13
Issue:1
Pagenumber:25
Source:First publication of the paper: DOI https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2866940
Organizational units:Extern / Berlin Potsdam Research Group "The International Rule of Law - Rise or Decline?"
Dewey Decimal Classification:3 Sozialwissenschaften / 34 Recht / 340 Recht
Peer Review:Nicht referiert
Licence (German):License LogoKeine Nutzungslizenz vergeben - es gilt das deutsche Urheberrecht