The author explores the effects of globalization on international law. Considering the technological advancements of the 20th century propelling globalization, the Article first recounts the history of international law from independent nation-state sovereignty to an international law of cooperation. Next, the author discusses the roles that nongovernmental organizations and other non-state actors play in international law, and how sources of international law may result. Finally, the author concludes that international law must undergo fundamental changes to adapt to a new globalized international system.
The Era of Globalisation as a Challenge to International Law,
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