Centering on the theme of 'progressiveness', this powerful volume offers important new perspectives on the history, theory and practice of international law. Covering topics of great contemporary relevance such as the use of force, human rights and sovereignty, and offering many important case studies, including the former Yugoslavia, Rwanda and the international courts, this book will be of essential interest to lawyers, historians and political scientists. Georges Abi-Saab Geneva Graduate Institute of International Studies Kaare Bangert University of Oxford Morten Bergsmo ICTY Rudolf Bernhardt European Court of Human Rights
Sienho Yee is currently a DPhil candidate at Oxford University. He has formerly been a judicial law clerk to Judges Li (ICTY) and Cowen (US, Third Circuit), tutor in PIL at Oxford colleges, visiting assistant Professor at Northwestern University, and counsel at the IMF. He is the author of various articles on PIL and constitutional law in Columbia LR, EJIL, ICLQ, German YIL, Max Planck YUNL.
Wang Tieya is Professor of International Law at Peking University, a member of the Committee on the Drafting of the Basic Law of the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong, Lecturer at the Hague Academy of International Law, and a member of l'Institut de Droit International and other learned societies. He is editor-in-chief of the Chinese Yearbook of International Law, and the author of numerous books and articles