The Right to Dominate: How Old Ideas About Sovereignty Pose New Challenges for World Order

  title={The Right to Dominate: How Old Ideas About Sovereignty Pose New Challenges for World Order},
  author={Roland Paris},
  journal={International Organization},
  pages={453 - 489}
  • R. Paris
  • Published 2020
  • Law
  • International Organization
Abstract A principal theme of international relations scholarship following the Cold War was the apparent erosion of state sovereignty caused by globalization's integrative effects and the proliferation of international institutions and networks. In recent years, however, scholars have noted a reverse trend: the reassertion of traditional, or Westphalian, state sovereignty. By contrast, I highlight another recent trend that has gone largely overlooked: the reaffirmation of older “extralegal… 

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