International Conflict Resolution Processes

by Carrie Menkel-Meadow, Andrea Kupfer Schneider

Forthcoming September 2024

Tags: International Law

2024 Teacher's Manual forthcoming

ISBN 978-1-5310-1220-5
eISBN 978-1-5310-1221-2

This interdisciplinary text presents the major forms of conflict resolution used in international disputes in a wide-ranging variety of topics. The text covers more traditional processes, including diplomatic and private party negotiations; conciliation; fact-finding; mediation; arbitration of commercial, trade, and investment disputes; and adjudication in the many international tribunals. It also presents many of the newer forms of hybrid dispute resolution, such as online dispute resolution and new forms of technology-assisted dispute resolution across borders; transitional and restorative justice innovations including Truth and Reconciliation Commissions and direct compensation by nation states to victims of human rights violations; and the ongoing evolution of how investor-state disputes are resolved.

This book presents interesting case studies, notes and questions, and problem sets for interactive learning. Separate chapters on dispute system design, ethics in international dispute resolution, and "wicked" and intractable problems (e.g., hybrid warfare, art theft, climate change, and conflict in the Middle East) make this a truly innovative text that includes material not typically covered in public and private international law courses.

The text focuses on different processes, with illustrations from a wide range of current and historical substantive public and private international conflicts, investment disputes, commercial disputes, diplomacy, international environmental law, international litigation, human rights, and international criminal law, among others. The text will be useful in a stand-alone international dispute resolution course, as well as an important supplement to both public and private international law courses.

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