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The democratizing effects of transnational actors' access to international courts

Squatrito, Theresa Jeanne (2018) The democratizing effects of transnational actors' access to international courts. Global Governance, 24 (4). 595 -613. ISSN 1075-2846

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Identification Number: 10.1163/19426720-02404007

Abstract

How should we evaluate international courts in terms of their effect on democratic deficits in international law-making? This article takes an initial step toward understanding how ICs improve or weaken the presence of democratic values in international law-making, focusing on one aspect of international courts – access for transnational actors (TNAs). This article argues that TNA access to international courts provides institutional mechanisms for participation and transparency. As widely accepted democratic values, the participation and transparency advanced by TNA access has democratizing effects for international law-making.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: ©2018
Divisions: International Relations
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
J Political Science > JX International law
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2019 15:30
Last Modified: 20 Nov 2019 12:40
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/101690

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