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Russian Discourses on International Law: sociological and philosophical phenomenon

Oxon: Routledge, 2019.
Alexander Vishnevskiy, Bowring B., Butler W. E., Forsberg T., Isaeva A., Lukina A., Lundstedt T., Morris P. S., Pursiainen C., Rimestad S., Smirnova M., Thornhill C., Tolstykh V. L.
Under the general editorship: P. S. Morris.
Compiler: P. S. Morris.

A number of recent events in the last decade have renewed interest in Russian discourses on international law. This book evaluates and presents a contemporary analysis of Russian discourses on international law from various perspectives, including sociological, theoretical, political and philosophical. The aim is to identify how Russian interacts with international law, the reasons behind such interactions, and how such interactions compare with the general practice of international law. It also examines whether legal culture and other phenomena can justify Russia's interaction in international law.

Russian Discourses on International Law explains Russia's interpretation of international law thrugh the lens of both leading western scholars and contemporary western-based Russian scholars. It will be of value to international law scholars looking for a better understanding of Russia's behaviour in international legal relations, law and society, foreign policy, and domestic application of international law. Further, those in fields such as sociology, politics, pholosophy, or general graduate students, lawyers, think tanks, government departments, and specialised Russian studies programmes will find this book helpful.



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Russian Discourses on International Law: sociological and philosophical phenomenon