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The Resource International courts and the performance of international agreements : a general theory with evidence from the European Union, Clifford J. Carrubba, Emory University ; Matthew J. Gabel, Washington University, St. Louis

International courts and the performance of international agreements : a general theory with evidence from the European Union, Clifford J. Carrubba, Emory University ; Matthew J. Gabel, Washington University, St. Louis

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International courts and the performance of international agreements : a general theory with evidence from the European Union
Title
International courts and the performance of international agreements
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a general theory with evidence from the European Union
Statement of responsibility
Clifford J. Carrubba, Emory University ; Matthew J. Gabel, Washington University, St. Louis
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eng
Summary
Nations often turn to international courts to help with overcoming collective-action problems associated with international relations. However, these courts generally cannot enforce their rulings, which begs the question: how effective are international courts? This book proposes a general theory of international courts that assumes a court has no direct power over national governments. Member states are free to ignore both the international agreement and the rulings by the court created to enforce that agreement. The theory demonstrates that such a court can, in fact, facilitate cooperation with international law, but only within important political constraints. The authors examine the theoretical argument in the context of the European Union. Using an original data set of rulings by the European Court of Justice, they find that the disposition of court rulings and government compliance with those rulings comport with the theory's predictions--
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Carrubba, Clifford J
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KZ6250
LC item number
.C37 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Gabel, Matthew J.
Series statement
Comparative constitutional law and policy
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  • International courts
  • International relations
  • European Union countries
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International courts and the performance of international agreements : a general theory with evidence from the European Union, Clifford J. Carrubba, Emory University ; Matthew J. Gabel, Washington University, St. Louis
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-232) and index
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • conditional effectiveness hypothesis : the European Court of Justice and economic integration
  • International courts and compliance
  • A
  • theory of courts and compliance in international law
  • Putting the theory to the test : evaluating the hypotheses in the European Union
  • Preliminary considerations : designing a control for the legal merits
  • The
  • political sensitivity hypothesis : third-party briefs and European Court of Justice rulings
  • The
Control code
884242371
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 243 pages
Isbn
9781107065727
Lccn
2014430790
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)884242371
Label
International courts and the performance of international agreements : a general theory with evidence from the European Union, Clifford J. Carrubba, Emory University ; Matthew J. Gabel, Washington University, St. Louis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-232) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • conditional effectiveness hypothesis : the European Court of Justice and economic integration
  • International courts and compliance
  • A
  • theory of courts and compliance in international law
  • Putting the theory to the test : evaluating the hypotheses in the European Union
  • Preliminary considerations : designing a control for the legal merits
  • The
  • political sensitivity hypothesis : third-party briefs and European Court of Justice rulings
  • The
Control code
884242371
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 243 pages
Isbn
9781107065727
Lccn
2014430790
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)884242371

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