International Legal Positivism in a Post-Modern World: Contributors

  title={International Legal Positivism in a Post-Modern World: Contributors},
  author={J{\"o}rg Kammerhofer and Jean d’Aspremont},
International Legal Positivism in a Post-Modern World provides fresh perspectives on one of the most important and most controversial families of theoretical approaches to the study and practice of international law. The contributors include leading experts on international legal theory who analyse and criticise positivism as a conceptual framework for international law, explore its relationships with other approaches and apply it to current problems of international law. Is legal positivism… Expand
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