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International Law and the Future of Freedom

John H. Barton


This book is an exploration into ways to protect our freedoms in the new global international order. It forges a unique approach to the problem of democracy deficit in the international legal system as a whole—looking at how international law concretely affects actual governance. The book draws from the author's mastery of international trade, technology, and financial law, as well as from a wide array of other legal issues, from espionage law, to international criminal law, to human rights law. It defines the new and changing needs to assert our freedoms and the appropriate international scop ... More

Keywords: global international order, democracy, international legal system, international law, governance, international trade, technology, financial law, espionage law, human rights law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780804776691
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804776691.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John H. Barton, author