Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Universalism And Particularisms In The Creation Process Of International Law

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

This chapter discusses the recent developments of international law concerning multiculturalism and dialogue among civilizations by placing them into the broader context of universalistic and particularistic trends in the creation process of international law. It shows that such developments constitute a modern expression of the old tension between these two trends. The chapter discusses the particularistic approach adopted by the European-centered international legal order, its progressive opening, and the culmination of the universalistic trend represented by the establishment of the United Nations, the decolonization process and the process of development of international law deriving therefrom. It also describes instances in which and procedures whereby this universalistic approach has accommodated particularistic trends and the often dialectic engagement between universalism and particularism, underlying some familiar institutions of international law.

Keywords: civilizations; decolonization; international community; international law; multiculturalism; particularism; United Nations; universalism

10.1163/ej.9789004174719.i-772.49
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004174719.i-772.49
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Multiculturalism and International Law — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation