Caminhamos para à constitucionalização da comunidade mundial?

Peters, Anne. (2013) Caminhamos para à constitucionalização da comunidade mundial? Boletim da Faculdade de direito / Universidade de Coimbra, Vol. 88. pp. 789-816.

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In the past 20 years international law has evolved quite dramatically. Many aspects of this evolution can be described and interpreted as constitutionalization in the sense of an evolution from an international order based on some organizing principles such as state sovereignty, consensualism, non-use of force to an international legal order which acknowledges and has creatively appropriated principles and values of domestic constitutionalism. Constitutionalization is a matter of degree. Is is an ongoing nut not linear process, and is often disrupted. lt is not all-encompassing, but is accompanied by antagonist trends. The constitutionalization process of international law is mainly driven by academics and to some extent by international courts, not by governments and treaty-makers. Nevertheless, the constitutionalist discourse has the merit of uncovering the structural deficiencies of current international law and assessing them in a new light. Thus the author points to a set of failings of the present "constitutionalization" of international law and suggest ways of moving forward towards a more "constitutionalized" international society.
Faculties and Departments:02 Faculty of Law > Departement Rechtswissenschaften > Fachbereich Öffentliches Recht > Titularprofessur Völker- und Staatsrecht (Peters)
UniBasel Contributors:Peters, Anne
Item Type:Article
Article Subtype:Research Article
Publisher:Universidade de Coimbra
Note:Note: Übersetzung von: Are we moving towards constitutionalization of the world community?, in: Cassese, Antonio (ed.), Realizing utopia : the future of international law, OUP 2012, p. 118-135. -- Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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