The Continent of International Law

  title={The Continent of International Law},
  author={Barbara Koremenos},
  journal={Journal of Conflict Resolution},
  pages={653 - 681}
This article introduces the Continent of International Law (COIL) research project on international agreement design. COIL stems from the conviction that the International Organization subfield's focus on the couple hundred international organizations with physical headquarters had to be broadened to include the tens of thousands extant international agreements, that is, international law. Each piece of international law can and should be studied as an institution. Together, this set of… 

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