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Author Tsutsui, W
Title changing postwar international legal regime : The role played by Japan
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2002
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: The changing law in postwar international society -- 1. International law as the general order in international society -- (1) International law originating in a system of freedom of conscience -- (2) International law developing into a general order -- (3) International law rehabilitated in the postwar order -- 2. The international legal order in changed circumstances -- (1) International society transformed into multiple civilized societies -- (2) An international order balancing world government and sovereign equality -- 3. The international legal order under the principle of war renunciation -- (1) Invalidation of the traditional order through the practice of counter-aggression -- (2) Survival of jus ad bellum in the practices around the time of the Second World War -- (3) Invalidation of jus in bello in favor of enforcement -- (4) Humanity as the higher norm of international society -- 4. The United Nations as the positive order in international society -- (1) The concept of a general order after the invalidation of international law -- (2) Practical compliance with social realities becoming a positive order in international society -- (3) Regional amendments becoming a positive order in international society -- (4) The United Nations as a system inclusive of "enemy matters -- Chapter 2: An international legal order achieved through self-defense -- 1. The social characteristics of self-defense in the international legal regime -- (1) Self-defense under the principle of no use of force -- (2) The intermediate function of self-defense between individual and public acts -- (3) The positive conditions of self-defense -- 2. The social functions of self-defense -- (1) Enforcement in succession to self-defense -- (2) Peacekeeping practiced as self-defense
3. Regional principles achieved through self-defense -- (1) General principles yielding to regional realities -- (2) Collective self-defense distinguished from individual self-defense -- (3) Practice and development -- 4. Ensuring humanitarian principles -- (1) A collective system involving a decline in humanitarian principles -- (2) Self-defense as a modification of ideological characteristics -- Chapter 3: A postwar international regime characterized by "enemy" status -- 1. "Enemy" status resulting from the invalidation of traditional international law -- 2. Rehabilitation of an "enemy" state on the basis of the Allies' ideals -- (1) The Constitution of Japan 1946 in the postwar international regime -- (2) A US-Japan Security Treaty concluded outside the Constitution -- 3. The US-Japan Security Treaty in a regional international regime -- (1) A US-Japan Security Treaty unprejudiced by the UN Charter -- (2) Constitutional pacifism undermined by US-Japanese cooperation -- 4. "Enemy" status liquidated through integration into a regional regime -- (1) The international regime into which Japan was taken after peace -- (2) Regional regimes to be taken into the future general regime -- 5. Concluding remarks -- Select Bibliography -- Appendix -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
In view of the practices of World War II, international society could no longer be under the principles of traditional international law. This work provides a comprehensive treatment of the development of international law and its influence on international relations
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Tsutsui, W. changing postwar international legal regime : The role played by Japan Leiden : BRILL,c2002 9789041118479
Subject International law -- Japan.;Self-defense (International law) -- Japan.;Japan -- International status
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