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Koskenniemi, Martti

Overview
Works: 185 works in 510 publications in 5 languages and 8,239 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Contributor, Other, Restager , Dedicatee, 958, Collector
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Most widely held works by Martti Koskenniemi
The gentle civilizer of nations : the rise and fall of international law, 1870-1960 by Martti Koskenniemi( Book )

53 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International law was born from the impulse to 'civilize' late nineteenth-century attitudes towards race and society, argues Martti Koskenniemi in this extensive study of the rise and fall of modern international law. In a work of wide-ranging intellectual scope, now available for the first time in paperback, Koskenniemi traces the emergence of a liberal sensibility relating to international matters in the late nineteenth century, and its subsequent decline after the Second World War. He combines legal analysis, historical and political critique and semi-biographical studies of key figures (including Hans Kelsen, Hersch Lauterpacht, Carl Schmitt and Hans Morgenthau); he also considers the role of crucial institutions (the Institut de droit international, the League of Nations). His discussion of legal and political realism at American law schools ends in a critique of post-1960 'instrumentalism'. This book provides a unique reflection on the possibility of critical international law today
From apology to utopia : the structure of international legal argument by Martti Koskenniemi( Book )

58 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drawing from a range of materials, Martti Koskenniemi demonstrates how international law becomes vulnerable to the contrasting criticisms of being either an irrelevant moralist Utopia or a manipulable facade for State interests. He examines the conflicts inherent in international law--sources, sovereignty, 'custom' and 'world order--and shows how legal discourse about such subjects can be described in terms of a small number of argumentative rules. Originally published in English in Finland in 1989, this reissue includes a newly written Epilogue by the author."--Publisher's website
The Cambridge companion to international law by James Crawford( Book )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This intellectually rigorous introduction to international law encourages readers to engage with multiple aspects of the topic: as 'law' directing and shaping its subjects; as a technique for governing the world of states and beyond statehood; and as a framework within which several critical and constructivist projects are articulated. The articles situate international law in its historical and ideological context and examine core concepts such as sovereignty, jurisdiction and the state. Attention is also given to its operation within international institutions and in dispute settlement, and a separate section is devoted to international law's 'projects': protecting human rights, eradicating poverty, the conservation of resources, the regulation of international trade and investment and the establishment of international order. The diverse group of contributors draws from disciplinary orientations ranging from positivism to postmodernism to ensure that this book is informed theoretically and politically, as well as grounded in practice"--
International law by Martti Koskenniemi( Book )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This title was first published in 2002: These essays on international law are divided into sections dealing with the realist debate, what lies beyond realism, a reconsideration of the relationship between international law and international society, and a re-thinking of the substance of international law."--Provided by publisher
The politics of international law by Martti Koskenniemi( Book )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and German and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection, Martti Koskenniemi, one of the great theorists & historians of international law examines the recent debates on humanitarian intervention, collective security, protection of human rights & the 'fight against impunity' & reflects on the use of the techniques of international law to intervene politically
International law aspects of the European Union( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These essays by distinguished Finnish and British academics and practitioners examine the international law aspects of the activities of the European Community and the European Union. Their aim is to elucidate points of connection and possible points of conflict
La succession d'Etats : la codification à l'épreuve des faits by Hague Academy of International Law( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La politique du droit international by Martti Koskenniemi( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in French and Spanish and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International law and empire : historical explorations( Book )

10 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By examining the relationship between international law and empire from early modernity to the present, this volume improves current understandings of the way international legal institutions, practices, and narratives have shaped imperial ideas about and structures of world governance
Nordic cosmopolitanism : essays in international law for Martti Koskenniemi by Martti Koskenniemi( Book )

10 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International law and religion : historical and contemporary perspectives( Book )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This books maps out the territory of international law and religion challenging receiving traditions in fundamental aspects. On the one hand, the connection of international law and religion has been little explored. On the other, most of current research on international legal thought presents international law as the very victory of secularization. By questioning that narrative of secularization this book approaches these traditions from a new perspective. From the Middle Ages' early conceptualizations of rights and law to contemporary political theory, the chapters bring to life debates concerning the interaction of the meaning of the legal and the sacred. The contributors approach their chapters from an array of different backgrounds and perspectives but with the common objective of investigating the mutually shaping relationship of religion and law. The collaborative endeavour that this volume offers makes available substantial knowledge on the question of international law and religion
The function of law in the international community by Hersch Lauterpacht( Book )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1933, this is one of the seminal works on international law, written by a legendary scholar in the field. This republication, featuring a new introduction by Professor Martti Koskenniemi, once again makes this book available to scholars and students in this area
Le débat sur la fragmentation du droit international : une analyse critique by Anne-Charlotte Martineau( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in French and English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unitas multiplex unités et fragmentations en droit international by Mario Prost( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La " fragmentation " est devenue une métaphore fondamentale, bien que controversée, de la doctrine du droit international à l'ère de la globalisation. Le concept d'unité, qui se situe au cœur du débat sur la fragmentation, n'a pourtant fait l'objet à ce jour d'aucune véritable mise en perspective théorique. Le plus souvent, le concept est utilisé de manière intuitive, sans être véritablement explicité. Le présent ouvrage s'emploie à dissiper ce flou théorique et aborde du point de vue de la philosophie du droit les possibles significations du concept d'unité dans le champ du droit internatio
Fragmentation of international law : difficulties arising from the diversification and expansion of international law by United Nations( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il mite civilizzatore delle nazioni : ascesa e caduta del diritto internazionale 1870-1960 by Martti Koskenniemi( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in Italian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El discreto civilizador de naciones : el auge y la caída del Derecho Internacional, 1870-1960 by Martti Koskenniemi( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tra apologia e utopia : forma e decisione nel diritto internazionale( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finnish yearbook of international law by Martti Koskenniemi( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation Despite its Finnish initiative and pedigrees, the "Finnish Yearbook of International Law does not restrict itself to purely 'Finnish' topics. On the contrary, it reflects the many connections in law between the national and the international. The" Finnish Yearbook of International Law annually publishes articles of high quality dealing with all aspects of international law, including international law aspects of European law, with close attention to developments that affect Finland. Its offering include: longer articles of a theoretical nature, exploring new avenues and approaches; shorter polemics; commentaries on current international law developments; book reviews; and documentation of relevance to Finland's foreign relations not easily available elsewhere. The "Finnish Yearbook offers a fertile ground for the expression of and reflection on the connections between Finnish law and international law as a whole and insight into the richness of this interaction
The law of international lawyers : reading Martti Koskenniemi by W. G Werner( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"For decades, Martti Koskenniemi has not just been an influential writer in international law; his work has caused a significant shift in the direction of the field. This book engages with some of the core questions that have animated Koskenniemi's scholarship so far. Its chapters attest to the breadth and depth of Koskenniemi's oeuvre and the different ways in which he has explored these questions. Koskenniemi's work is applied to a wide range of functional areas in international law and discussed in relation to an even broader range of theoretical perspectives, including history, political theory, sociology and international relations theory. These invaluable insights have been expertly brought together by the volume editors, who identify the key and common themes of many of the book's contributions. This volume demonstrates the importance of critical legal scholarship in the ways international law is enacted, shaped and reshaped over time."--Résumé de l'éditeur
 
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The gentle civilizer of nations : the rise and fall of international law, 1870-1960
Alternative Names
Koskenniemi, M. 1953-

Martti Koskenniemi finnischer Jurist

Martti Koskenniemi Finnish lawyer and diplomat

Martti Koskenniemi Fins diplomaat

Коскенниеми, Мартти Антеро

マルティ・コスケニエミ

Languages
English (233)

French (24)

Spanish (8)

Italian (6)

German (3)

Covers
From apology to utopia : the structure of international legal argumentInternational lawThe politics of international lawInternational law aspects of the European UnionLa succession d'Etats : la codification à l'épreuve des faitsNordic cosmopolitanism : essays in international law for Martti KoskenniemiThe function of law in the international communityFinnish yearbook of international law