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The Political Theory of International Societas

Robert Jackson

in The Global Covenant

Published in print March 2003 | ISBN: 9780199262014
Published online April 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191601033 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199262012.003.0005
 The Political Theory of International Societas

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This chapter explores the constitutional framework of international relations, which is primarily a societas of states. It considers the place of international organisations, non-governmental organisations, transnational networks, and human rights in such a society. It examines the distinction between an international system and an international society, the prudential and procedural association, and the role of political ideals in international law.

Keywords: international relations; international society; prudential association; procedural association; international law

Chapter.  16346 words. 

Subjects: International Relations

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