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Governance, Order, and the International Criminal Court
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Governance, Order, and the International Criminal Court: Between Realpolitik and a Cosmopolitan Court

Steven C. Roach

Abstract

Since entering into force in July 2002, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has emerged as one of the most intriguing models of global governance. This book investigates the challenges facing the ICC, including the dynamics of politicized justice, US opposition, an evolving and flexible institutional design, the juridification of political evil, negative and positive global responsibility, the apparent conflict between peace and justice, and the cosmopolitanization of law. It argues that realpolitik has tested the ICC's capacity in a mostly positive manner, and that the ambivalence between ... More

Keywords: global responsibility, cooperation, realpolitik, governance, order, violence, legitimacy, cosmopolitan political realism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199546732
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546732.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Steven C. Roach, editor
Assistant Professor, University of South Florida
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