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Chapter 16

Chapter 16 Summary

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Political Science
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John Haines

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Chapter 16 - International Law International law is best understood as a core international institution, a set of norms, rules and practices created by states and other actors to facilitate diverse social goals, from order to coexistence to justice and human development. Order and Institutions Realist struggle for power. States have devoted much effort to liberate themselves from the condition of war than to embroil themselves in violent conflict. To achieve international order, states have created international institutions. International institutions are commonly defined as complexes of norms, rules and practices that prescribe behavioural roles, constrain activity, and shape expectations. International organizations like the UN are physical entities that have staff, head offices, and letterheads. International institutions can exist without any organizational structure. International organizations cannot exist without an institutional framework. In modern international society, states have created 3 level of institutions Constitutional institutions
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