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In defence of relative normativity: communitarian values and the Nicaragua case.

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This article investigates, and attempts a preliminary adjudication of, the conflict between two conceptions of customary international law and the rival conceptions of international society they presuppose. The first conception of custom is of a positivistic variety and draws on a statist conception of international society. The other manifests a natural law orientation and finds its rationale in a communitarian account of that society. The first pair of conceptions will be examined in the ve...

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10.1093/ojls/16.1.85

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Oxford Journal of Legal Studies
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Publication date:
1996-01-01
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uuid:4abab1a0-9e15-4ba1-8248-01f6924b6989
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oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:13405
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English

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