International Law as a Profession

d'Aspremont, Jean, Gazzini, Tarcisio, Nollkaemper, André and Werner, Wouter, eds. (2017) International Law as a Profession. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 9781316492802

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Abstract

International law is not merely a set of rules or processes, but is a professional activity practised by a diversity of figures, including scholars, judges, counsel, teachers, legal advisers and activists. Individuals may, in different contexts, play more than one of these roles, and the interactions between them are illuminating of the nature of international law itself. This collection of innovative, multidisciplinary and self-reflective essays reveals a bilateral process whereby, on the one hand, the professionalisation of international law informs discourses about the law, and, on the other hand, discourses about the law inform the professionalisation of the discipline. Intended to promote a dialogue between practice and scholarship, this book is a must-read for all those engaged in the profession of international law.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: international law,profession,legal practice,legal education
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Law
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2017 05:08
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 16:00
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/64937
DOI: 10.1017/9781316492802

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